Description of centre
ELC Eastbourne (Eastbourne School of English), founded in 1936, 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 50 countries every year.
Our courses include:
- General English
- Exam Preparation (IELTS, Cambridge FCE/CAE/CPE, BEC)
- English Plus Horse-riding, watersports, yoga, tennis
- Summer Vacation course
- tailor-made closed group courses (eg 1 or 2 weeks - teachers, High School, examination)
Our excellent facilities include 22 classrooms in 2 buildings separated by a lovely garden, free WLAN throughout, 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.
The school is located right in the town centre within 5 minutes' walk of the sea and many bars, shops, restaurants and cafes. The main shopping centre of Eastbourne is about 5 minutes' walk away, as is Eastbourne train station. Bus stops and taxi ranks are within close walking distance.
We arrange accommodation in carefully selected homestays, self-catering student houses or local hotels. All are within maximum 30 minutes’ walking distance.
We also offer a full programme of afternoon and/or evening activities and weekend excursions arranged by our own Social Activities Organiser.
Eastbourne, a traditional and safe seaside town of 100,000 people, is famous for its beautiful setting between the green hills of the South Downs, the white cliffs of Seven Sisters and the sea, and for being the sunniest town in Britain. Eastbourne is just 90 minutes by train from London. The school is located right in the centre of Eastbourne so all the town’s facilities are within easy walking distance.