Prices 2022

Start on any date after completing the online application form:

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

General English including elements of IELTS & Cambridge exam preparation.
Fees: 9.30am – 12.30pm – (3 hours) – 5 days per week Fees: = £100.00
Timetable: (9.30am – 12.30pm) Monday – Friday. 15 hours per week. Fees: = £20.00 per day

**Flexible English – Busy people (mothers, au pairs) may attend classes 2,3 or 4 days a week, September to June if places are available. Fees: = £20.00 per morning. (9.30am – 12.30)
Timetable: Mornings – (9.30am – 12.30) Monday – Friday. 6 or 9, or 12, hours per week. Fees: = £20.00 per morning.
It is strongly suggested that students study on consecutive days to allow for continuity of training and learning.
This flexible concession is payable for 10 classes and will be billed the day after you commence your course and pro rata after that.
It is recommended that students start on a Monday if possible.

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.

Non-EU Standard Visitor Visa study route, for visa up to 6 months and
Non-EU Short Term Study Visa for up to 11 months:
See visa information –
Minimum study period of 32 weeks for the 11- month visa = Fees: £3,300.00
Minimum study period of 12 weeks for up to 6- month visa = Fees: £1,300.00

Homestay: accommodation, subject to availability: per week = Fees: £195.00
(Room, breakfast and evening meal 7 nights) For students from 18 years of age.
Homestay not available at present due to Covid –
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 2022

Winter / Spring TermOpen 10th January, closed 15th April
Easter vacationClosed 15th April, open 25th April
Summer / Autumn Term25th April until 16th December
National Public Holidays15th & 18th April, 2nd May, 2nd & 3rd Jun, 29th August, 26th & 27th December
20239th January 2023

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I improved my English day after day. Thanks to ‘ELC’. Reading is a very nice town, great, lively and quiet. I chose ‘ELC’ as my best friend advised me. I would recommend ‘ELC’ as it is interesting to meet people from different countries and there read more...

Adrien, France 5th March 2015

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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