2 weeks
General English Course
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5 Best language schools in Reading (ranked based on student reviews)

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Why Reading? Reading is a university town just 20 minutes west of London and is one of the largest settlements in the UK without city status. It is situated along the River Thames and during the Middle Ages it was the site of an influential abbey. Today there are various ruins, formal Victorian gardens and parks with numerous museums to explore and also many modern shops and riverside restaurants dotted around the town centre.
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Key Facts about Reading

Population: 245,000

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

Region: England, Reading

Currency: GBP (1 GBP = 1.3830 USD)

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: 3 (rankings of universities in Reading)

Cost of Living:

* 100 = prices in New York

  • Student price index excluding rent:85* (15% cheaper than New York)
  • Student price index including rent:64* (36% cheaper than New York)
  • Price index food only:70* (30% cheaper than New York)
  • Big Mac price (England UK average):2.96 £ (29% cheaper than in USA)
Mains electricity:
  • Plug Type G
  • Residential voltage: 230 V
  • Frequency: 50 Hz

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    FAQ about schools in Reading

  • In Reading the following courses are offered specifically for business English: Business English Private.
  • Schools in Reading offer specific preparation courses for the following exams: Cambridge First.
  • In Reading there are course packages where you can learn the following activities: English & Golf, English & Horse Riding, English & Tennis, English & Fitness, English & Rowing.
  • 1547£ for 2 weeks is the lowest price for an English course in Reading. The average cost of a language course in Reading is 0£ per week.
  • The student price index in Reading is 85.41. For details check the city's cost of living section.

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