Best language schools in York (ranked based on student reviews)

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Study & Live in your Teacher's Home, YorkFavorites heart icon

Rating: 5.0/5.0

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Rating: 5.0/5.0

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Rating: 5.0/5.0

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Over 2000 qualified teachers in 30 countries all over the world are associated with the school organisation. 'Study & L... More

Standard Programme 15 - 15 lessons per week | Max. group size: 1
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1590£ 1511£
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English in , YorkFavorites heart icon
School accredited by British council School accredited by English UK (English United Kingdom) School accredited by IALC  (International Association of Language Centres) School accredited by QE (Quality English)

This centre is an experienced English Language school based in the North East of England. The school is situated in the... More

General English 20 - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 12
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445£ 426£
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York Associates, YorkFavorites heart icon
School accredited by British council School accredited by English UK (English United Kingdom) School accredited by IALC  (International Association of Language Centres) School accredited by QE (Quality English)

The school's building is an 18th century Georgian building (built 1752) which is a protected property in the city of... More

Fluent English Mini Group - 15 lessons per week | Max. group size: 6
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855£ 815£
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Stafford House International Junior Centre, YorkFavorites heart icon
School accredited by British council School accredited by English UK (English United Kingdom)

Located near to the historic city of York in a countryside setting. More

Junior Course Summer - Residential - 15 lessons per week | Max. group size: 16
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Includes accommodation -
2020£ 2020£
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British Study Centre, YorkFavorites heart icon

British Study Centre

North Yorkshire
Covid-19 Status:
School re-opening on 01 September 2020
School accredited by ALTO (Association of Language Travel Organisations) School accredited by British council School accredited by EAQUALS (European Association for Quality Languages Services) School accredited by English UK (English United Kingdom)

Housed in delightful Georgian buildings on a pedestrianised street in the city centre, the school, formerly known as... More

General English Course 20 - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 14
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560£ 560£
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Key Facts about York

York: No other city in northern England screams 'medieval' quite like York, a city that has lost little of its pre-industrial lustre. Magnificent 13th-century walls enclose a medieval web of narrow streets. The huge and awe-inspiring York Minster lies at the heart and is one of the most beautiful Gothic cathedrals in the world. York has a long history and rich heritage which is woven into virtually every brick and beam in the city. Even though the area has become increasingly popular with tourists, the museums, restaurants, cafes and pubs have all been carefully maintained to honor its heritage.

Population: 145,000

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

Region: England, City of York

Currency: GBP (1 GBP = 1.3021 USD)

York quality of life rating:

Rating: 4.5/5.0

4.5/5.0 (2 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 York)

Cost of Living:

* 100 = prices in New York

  • Student price index excluding rent:78* (22% cheaper than New York)
  • Student price index including rent:55* (45% cheaper than New York)
  • Price index food only:67* (33% cheaper than New York)
  • Big Mac price (England UK average):3.15 £ (29% cheaper than in USA)
Mains electricity:
  • Plug Type G
  • Residential voltage: 230 V
  • Frequency: 50 Hz

Events in YorkBest time to take a language course in York

Festival of Traditional Dance
Festival of Traditional Dance

September 2020For more than 30 years, the city of York has organized the Festival of Traditional Dance to keep alive the traditional dances of the United Kingdom. The streets become stages for numerous dance shows in typical costumes.

York Food and Drink Festival
York Food and Drink Festival

18 September 2020 - 27 September 2020The York Food and Drink Festival is an event organised to promote local and regional products. It's a great opportunity to discover local food and independent restaurants while having a great time with family and friends.

York Christmas Market
York Christmas Market

14 November 2020 - 23 December 2020A comedy, theatre and music festival where the best comedians and actors stage their work and where everyone can enjoy the festivities with typical English humour.

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    FAQ about schools in York

  • You can take courses for just 1 week. For significant progress opt for longer durations. According to a survey of StudyTravel Magazine the average course duration for England UK is 4 weeks.
  • The student price index in York is 77.81. For details check the city's cost of living section.
  • Students rated York with 4.5 stars out of 5.
  • In York electricity is 230 Volt and 50 Hz. Plug type G.
  • In York the following courses are offered specifically for business English: Business Group, Business One-to-One.
  • Schools in York offer specific preparation courses for the following exams: IELTS, Other exams.
  • In York there are course packages where you can learn the following activities: English & Fitness.
  • See the climate table of York and the event calendar of York with events such as Festival of Traditional Dance, York Food and Drink Festival, York Christmas Market .
  • 426£ for 2 weeks is the lowest price for an English course in York. The average cost of a language course in York is 229£ per week.

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