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General English Course
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7 Best language schools in Leeds (ranked based on student reviews)

You are interested in learning English in Leeds? We have researched all the details about the best English language schools in Leeds for you so that you can easily compare prices, reviews, courses for adults and teenagers and special offers.

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Why Leeds? Leeds is the unofficial capital of Yorkshire and is a vibrant, modern city with a rich industrial past situated right beside the natural beauty of the Yorkshire Dales. Over a decade of redevelopment has transformed the city from an old mill town into a vision of 21st-century urban chic boasting world-class theatres, award-winning restaurants, breath-taking architecture and a wealth of attractions to enjoy. Whether you’re looking for culture, history, shopping or just to wander and enjoy the atmosphere, there’s so much to experience here. There are hundreds of indoor and outdoor market stalls to be discovered at Leeds Kirkgate Market and the local calendar is jam packed full of sporting events, carnivals and festivals so you can be sure you´ll never be left bored.
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Most recent student reviews of language schools in Leeds

Rating: 4.4

4.4 | 18 reviews

The teachers. They were kind and they help you when you need it.

22 August 2017
Course: Standard General English - 2 weeks
Student age: 20 years


Rating: 4.4

4.4 | 18 reviews

the location in the city, the social program separate from the teaching.
the bank holiday should have been recovered

10 September 2013
Course: Standard General English - 4 weeks
Student age: 56 years


Rating: 4.4

4.4 | 18 reviews

The environment, although there were many Spaniards. The teachers.

8 September 2013
Course: Standard General English - 4 weeks
Student age: 18 years


What school directors said about Leeds

In Leeds you speak and use English every day. Leeds is a University city which has plenty of student activities and reasonably priced accommodation.

Key Facts about Leeds

Population: 456,000

Time zone: +10h. (GMT +0)

Region: England, City and Borough of Leeds

Currency: GBP (1 GBP = 1.3816 USD)

Leeds quality of life rating:

Rating: 4.6

4.6 (18 reviews by our former students)

Visa: Nationals from USA do not require a visa to study short term courses up to 180 days. Documentation regarding purpose of visit must be shown at the border in order to enter the country. For Study purposes: letter of enrolment from school, accommodation arrangements and proof of payments to the relevant institutions. Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.

universities: 4 (rankings of universities in Leeds)

High season: July

Low season: December

Average course price per week (High season): 255 £

Average course price per week (Low season): 222 £

Cost of Living:

* 100 = prices in New York

  • Student price index excluding rent:75* (25% cheaper than New York)
  • Student price index including rent:53* (47% cheaper than New York)
  • Price index food only:60* (40% cheaper than New York)
  • Big Mac price (England UK average):2.97 £ (29% cheaper than in USA)
Mains electricity:
  • Plug Type G
  • Residential voltage: 230 V
  • Frequency: 50 Hz

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Public transportation in Leeds

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What to do in Leeds

Duck & Drake
Duck & Drake
Kirkstall Abbey
Kirkstall Abbey
Leeds Tropical World
Leeds Tropical World
Victoria Quarter
Victoria Quarter
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Arrival Airports

Leeds Bradford International (LBA) - 10 km. from Leeds city center

Public transportation to city center:

Every 20 minutes, 4,00 GBP, 30 minutes.

Main stops: Yeadon - Harrogate Rd Bayton Lane (Fountain Fish & Chip Shop), Leeds City Centre - The Headrow

Taxi: 119 £, 50 minutes drive to city center of Leeds

Direct international flights from:
  • United Kingdom: Aberdeen, Belfast City, Glasgow International, Guernsey, Jersey, London Heathrow, Newquay, Southampton
  • Ireland: Cork, Dublin
  • USA: New York Newark
Manchester (MAN) - 68 km. from Leeds city center

Public transportation to city center:

Taxi: 103 £, 70 minutes drive to city center of Leeds

Direct international flights from:
  • United Kingdom: Aberdeen, Belfast City, Belfast International, Edinburgh, Exeter, Glasgow International, Guernsey, Inverness, Jersey, London Heathrow, Newquay, Norwich, Ronaldsway, Southampton
  • USA: Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson, Boston Logan International, Chicago O'Hare International, Houston George Bush Intercntl., Las Vegas Mccarran, Los Angeles International, Miami International, New York John F. Kennedy, New York Newark, Orlando International, Orlando Sanford, Philadelphia International, San Francisco International, Washington Dulles
  • Canada: Calgary, Toronto Pearson International, Vancouver International
  • Ireland: Cork, Dublin, Knock, Shannon
  • Singapore: Singapore Changi

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