The English Language Centre, Eastbourne
Contact Rebecca Willis
Address 8 Trinity Trees, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 3LD
Region South and South East England
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Telephone +44 1323 721759
Fax +44 1323 639271
Website www.esoe.co.uk
Email info@esoe.co.uk
Facebook facebook.com/elceastbourne/
Twitter @esoeeastbourne
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Type of location
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Disabled access provision
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facilities for wheelchair users
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Disabled access facilities for people
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Description of centre

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. Eastbourne School of English is licensed as a Highly Trusted Sponsor by the UK Border Agency under Tier 4 of the Points-Based System with its partner school ELC Brighton.

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
- 50+
- tailor-made closed group courses (eg 1 or 2 weeks - teachers, High School, examination)

Facilities
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.

Location
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.

Accommodation
We arrange accommodation in carefully selected homestays, self-catering student houses or local hotels. All are within maximum 30 minutes’ walking distance.

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

Eastbourne
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.

  • Course information
  • General English (25 lessons/week)

    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/week)

    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 £200-299
    Class size 12
    Beginners accepted? Yes
  • General English + Exam Skills

    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 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 £200-299
    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, 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 £600-749
    Class size 12
    Beginners accepted? Yes
  • General English Plus Golf

    Course type G. English Plus
    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 18-22, 23+
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    Course hours 21-25
    Tuition fees £450-599
    Class size 12
    Beginners accepted? Yes
  • General English Plus Tennis

    Course type G. English Plus
    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
  • General English Plus Natural Health

    Course type G. English Plus
    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
  • Cambridge 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, 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
  • Practical Methodology

    Course type J. Teacher training & development
    Months Open January, July, 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
  • British Culture and Language

    Course type J. Teacher training & development
    Months Open January, March, July
    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
  • English for Primary Teachers

    Course type J. Teacher training & development
    Months Open 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
  • Summer Plus

    Course type E. Vacation courses for adults
    Months Open June, July, August
    Course Length 1-2 weeks, 3-8 weeks
    Age group 16-18, 18-22
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    Course hours 16-20
    Tuition fees £200-299
    Class size 14
    Beginners accepted? Yes
  • Fifty Plus

    Course type E. Vacation courses for adults
    Months Open May, June, August, September
    Course Length 1-2 weeks, 3-8 weeks
    Age group 23+
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    Course hours 16-20
    Tuition fees £300-449
    Class size 12
    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, 9-12 weeks, more than 12 weeks, 6 months, 1 year
    Age group 16-18, 18-22, 23+
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    Course hours Flexible
    Tuition fees £750-999
    Class size 1
    Beginners accepted? Yes
  • IELTS Preparation 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
    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

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