The English Language Centre Brighton
Contact info@elc-brighton.co.uk
Address 33 Palmeira Mansions, Brighton, Sussex, BN3 2GB
Region South and South East England
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Telephone +44 1273 721771
Fax +44 1273 720898
Website www.elc-brighton.co.uk
Email info@elc-brighton.co.uk
Facebook facebook.com/elcbrighton
Twitter @ELCBrighton
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Description of centre

The English Language Centre, Brighton, founded in 1962, is a not-for-profit English Language school with an established reputation for providing quality English language courses for adults. We offer a wide range of courses taught by qualified and experienced teachers in a friendly, caring and supportive environment. We have a very good nationality mix - welcoming students from more than 70 countries every year. ELC is licensed as a Highly Trusted Sponsor under Tier 4.

Courses
Our courses include:
- General English
- Exam Preparation (IELTS, Cambridge FCE/CAE/CPE, BEC, TOEIC, TOEFL)
- courses for teachers of English (primary and secondary)
- Summer Vacation course
- courses for Business Professionals
- tailor-made individual and closed group courses

Facilities
Our excellent facilities include 32 classrooms in 3 interconnected buildings, free WLAN throughout, garden patio, Self-Study Centre with library and computer room with 15 computers, interactive whiteboards, student lounges with flat-screen TVs and student 'kitchen' with microwaves, kettles and vending machines.

Location
The school is located on a beautiful square 5 minutes walk of the sea and many bars, shops, restaurants and cafes. The main shopping centre of Brighton is about 15 minutes walk away (5 minutes by bus). Bus stops and taxi ranks are right outside the school.

Accommodation
We arrange accommodation in carefully selected homestays, self-catering student houses, res or local hotels. All are within maximum 30 minutes's travelling (on foot or by bus).

Social Programme
We also offer a full programme of afternoon and/or evening activities and weekend excursions arranged by our own Social Activities Organiser.

Brighton
Brighton, a vibrant cosmopolitan city of 250,000 people, is an ideal place for international students to live and study:
- a well-established, large and welcoming student community which includes two universities
- a popular seaside town with the beautiful Sussex countryside only minutes away
- excellent transport links to London, about 50 minutes away by train, with quick and easy access to the international airports of Heathrow and Gatwick by rail and coach
- full of unique tourist attractions and hosts many special events throughout the year

  • Course information
  • General English (25 lessons)

    Course type A. General & Intensive English
    Months Open All year round, January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
    Course Length Flexible, 1-2 weeks, 3-8 weeks, 9-12 weeks, more than 12 weeks, 6 months, 1 year
    Age group 16-18, 18-22, 23+
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    Course hours 16-20
    Tuition fees £200-299
    Class size 12
    Beginners accepted? Yes
  • General English (30 lessons)

    Course type A. General & Intensive English
    Months Open All year round, January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
    Course Length Flexible, 1-2 weeks, 3-8 weeks, 9-12 weeks, more than 12 weeks, 6 months, 1 year
    Age group 16-18, 18-22, 23+
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    Course hours 21-25
    Tuition fees £300-449
    Class size 12
    Beginners accepted? Yes
  • IELTS Exam Preparation

    Course type L. Examination preparation courses
    Months Open All year round, January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
    Course Length 3-8 weeks
    Age group 16-18, 18-22, 23+
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    Course hours 16-20
    Tuition fees £200-299
    Class size 12
    Beginners accepted? No
  • General English + Exam Skills

    Course type A. General & Intensive English
    Months Open All year round, January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
    Course Length Flexible, 1-2 weeks, 3-8 weeks, 9-12 weeks, more than 12 weeks, 6 months, 1 year
    Age group 16-18, 18-22, 23+
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    Course hours 21-25
    Tuition fees £300-449
    Class size 12
    Beginners accepted? No
  • General English + English for Work

    Course type A. General & Intensive English
    Months Open All year round, January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
    Course Length 1-2 weeks
    Age group 16-18, 18-22, 23+
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    Course hours 21-25
    Tuition fees £300-449
    Class size 12
    Beginners accepted? No
  • Cambridge Examination Course

    Course type L. Examination preparation courses
    Months Open All year round, January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
    Course Length 3-8 weeks, 9-12 weeks
    Age group 16-18, 18-22, 23+
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    Course hours 16-20
    Tuition fees £200-299
    Class size 12
    Beginners accepted? No
  • Introduction to Business English

    Course type L. Examination preparation courses
    Months Open February, May, August, October, November
    Course Length 3-8 weeks
    Age group 16-18, 18-22, 23+
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    Course hours 16-20
    Tuition fees £200-299
    Class size 12
    Beginners accepted? No
  • Study Year Programme

    Course type A. General & Intensive English
    Months Open All year round, January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
    Course Length 6 months, 1 year
    Age group 16-18, 18-22, 23+
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    Course hours 16-20
    Tuition fees £100-199
    Class size 12
    Beginners accepted? Yes
  • Language Methodology and Culture

    Course type J. Teacher training & development
    Months Open January, March, July, August, October
    Course Length 1-2 weeks
    Age group 23+
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    Course hours 21-25
    Tuition fees £300-449
    Class size 12
    Beginners accepted? No
  • Aspects of Teaching English

    Course type J. Teacher training & development
    Months Open January, March, July, August, October
    Course Length 1-2 weeks
    Age group 23+
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    Course hours 21-25
    Tuition fees £300-449
    Class size 12
    Beginners accepted? No
  • General English + One-to-One

    Course type A. General & Intensive English
    Months Open All year round, January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
    Course Length Flexible, 1-2 weeks, 3-8 weeks
    Age group 16-18, 18-22, 23+
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    Course hours 21-25
    Tuition fees £600-749
    Class size 12
    Beginners accepted? Yes
  • English in the Primary Classroom

    Course type J. Teacher training & development
    Months Open January, March, July, August, October
    Course Length 1-2 weeks
    Age group 18-22, 23+
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    Course hours 21-25
    Tuition fees £300-449
    Class size 12
    Beginners accepted? No
  • Content and Language Integrated Learning

    Course type J. Teacher training & development
    Months Open January, March, July, August, October
    Course Length 1-2 weeks
    Age group 23+
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    Course hours 21-25
    Tuition fees £300-449
    Class size 12
    Beginners accepted? No
  • Teaching Business English

    Course type J. Teacher training & development
    Months Open July, August, October
    Course Length 1-2 weeks
    Age group 23+
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    Course hours 21-25
    Tuition fees £300-449
    Class size 12
    Beginners accepted? No
  • Executive Mini-Group

    Course type D. English for Business/Executives
    Months Open All year round, January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
    Course Length Flexible, 1-2 weeks, 3-8 weeks
    Age group 23+
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    Course hours 21-25
    Tuition fees £750-999
    Class size 4
    Beginners accepted? No
  • English for PAs and Secretaries

    Course type C. English for Specific Purposes
    Months Open All year round, January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
    Course Length 1-2 weeks
    Age group 18-22, 23+
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    Course hours 21-25
    Tuition fees £300-449
    Class size 8
    Beginners accepted? No
  • English for Engineers

    Course type C. English for Specific Purposes
    Months Open All year round, January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
    Course Length 1-2 weeks
    Age group 23+
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    Course hours 21-25
    Tuition fees £300-449
    Class size 8
    Beginners accepted? No
  • Combined General + Executive English

    Course type D. English for Business/Executives
    Months Open All year round, January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
    Course Length 1-2 weeks
    Age group 18-22, 23+
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    Course hours 26-30
    Tuition fees £450-599
    Class size 6
    Beginners accepted? No
  • One-to-One

    Course type I. One-to-one
    Months Open All year round, January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
    Course Length Flexible, 1-2 weeks, 3-8 weeks
    Age group 16-18, 18-22, 23+
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    Course hours Flexible
    Tuition fees £1000 and over
    Class size 1
    Beginners accepted? Yes
  • Adult Summer Vacation

    Course type E. Vacation courses for adults
    Months Open June, July, August
    Course Length Flexible, 1-2 weeks, 3-8 weeks
    Age group 16-18, 18-22, 23+
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    Course hours 11-15
    Tuition fees £200-299
    Class size 12
    Beginners accepted? Yes
  • General English + TOEIC

    Course type L. Examination preparation courses
    Months Open All year round, January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
    Course Length 1-2 weeks
    Age group 16-18, 18-22, 23+
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    Course hours 21-25
    Tuition fees £300-449
    Class size 12
    Beginners accepted? No