Prices 2023

Students from 18 to 88 years old.

Start on any date after completing the online application form:

There is no registration nor book fee. There are no extra fees to pay.

CourseTime TablePrice 2023Price 2024
General English9.30am – 12.30pm – (3 hours)
5 days per week
£110.00 per week£120.00 per week
Flexible English9.30am – 12.30pm – (3 hours)
2, 3 or 4 days a week, September to June if places are available.
£22.00 per morning£24.00 per morning

VISA Students

See visa information
Any visitor coming to the UK can study English for up to 6 months without any 'ELC' visa supporting documentation.
If you wish ‘ELC’ to provide supporting visa documentation for study, complete the online application form under Apply Now, on our website homepage. We shall invoice you for the period booked.
**We believe that the UKVI / HO / TLS / VFS authorities consider study visa applications more seriously for 20 or 40 weeks of study**  (Tell us how many weeks you wish to study)
Non-EU Standard Visitor Visa Up to 6 months.12 weeks to 20 weeks
Non-EU Short Term Study VisaUp to 11 months.32 weeks to 40 weeks

Books and materials:
Students do not need to buy any books. ‘ELC’ provides all hand outs and materials which will include photo copies of standard texts, specifically prepared materials by ‘ELC’, use of the Internet and audio systems. Courses use a variety of materials to make classes interesting.
Courses are arranged during the morning for General English.
English for Special Purposes courses in ‘closed groups – (4 – 8) students’ can be organised in the afternoons by arrangement.

Homestay: accommodation, subject to availability: per week = Fees: £210.00
(Room, breakfast and evening meal 7 nights) For students from 18 years of age.
See ‘Alternative Student Rooms, Studios and Apartments’:

‘ELC’ is an ‘Accredited UK institution’ for study and visa purposes.

ASIC Accreditation Logo‘ELC’ English Courses (1973) is accredited by Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges and Universities (ASIC). The Institution has earned Premier status with ASIC for its commendable areas of operation. ASIC accreditation helps students and parents make a more informed choice and will also help a school, college, university, training provider or distance education provider, demonstrate to the international student body that they are a high quality institution.

Term / Semester Dates 2023

Winter / Spring TermOpen 9th January, closed 7th April
Easter vacationClosed 7th April, open 17th April
Summer / Autumn Term17th April until 9th December
National Public Holidays7th & 10th April, 1st, 8th & 29th May, 28th August.
20248th January 2024

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Payment Methods :

‘ELC’ English accepts payment for tuition fees and accommodation by:
1. Direct online Bank Transfer: The ‘ELC’ invoice will show all the relevant banking information so you can make the transfer easily.
2. Cheque drawn on a UK based Bank made payable to:
3. Payment by a Friend:
Please, ask a friend, already in the UK, to make payment for you.
4. Western Union or Moneygram
5. Cash

‘Focus on IELTS / Cambridge exams’


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Adrien, France 5th March 2015

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