Why study English in Liverpool?
Liverpool is the sixth largest city in the U.K, it is located on the River Mersey in the North West of England. Liverpool is a city rich in history, arts and culture. In fact, Liverpool gained the title of ‘the city of culture’ in 2008 because of its vibrant culture and friendly, multi-cultural people. The city attracts visitors from all over the world every year.
Liverpool is a world in one city. It is the place to be if you are looking to make friends, learn English and experience the best of British and European culture. Known as the hometown of The Beatles, Liverpool has a range of theatres, (free!) museums, bars with live music and the M&S Bank Arena. There is always an event going on because of the city’s dynamic culture. Liverpool is home for many international events like Crabbie’s Grand National and Rock n Roll Marathon.
If you would like to receive more information about Liverpool and things you need to know before travelling to this iconic city, as well as useful links and general advice about accommodation, restaurants/bars and places to visit, download our Welcome to Liverpool guide.
Language courses in Liverpool
The language academy in Liverpool offers different courses at different levels.:
- General English
This course focuses on general English language skills to be able to communicate more fluently. If you want to improve your general English language skills (speaking, listening, reading, writing and grammar), this course would be the best option for you. The duration of this course is from one week or up to a year. The course includes a welcome pack, placement test and a certificate at the end of the course.
- General English Plus
The General English Plus Course is a full-time, intensive course that will help you improve all your general English language skills. Any level of English is welcome (A1-C1). You can choose the duration of the course, whether you want to stay for one week or 11 months. The course is a 21-hour course, the lessons are on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.
The FCE courses prepare you to take the FCE exam. During the course, you become familiar with all parts of the exam (as you receive access to official FCE exam practice material). Also, this course offers workshops based on exam techniques and academic writing.
The classes are from Monday to Wednesday., available for one week up to a whole year.
The International English Language Testing System is a test used as an entry requirement by many universities around the world. This course focuses on all the skills required for the exam and different exam techniques. The course is 10 hours per week and the levels accepted starting from B1 to C1.
To apply for the UK Visa, immigration (UKVI) and British Citizenship, you will need to take the SELT exam. This course will prepare you for the exam so you can pass the first time.
This course focuses on GESE A1, GESE A2 and GESE B1.
- Intensive Business Seminars
This course offers a range of different services related to business, such as:
- Managing and leading change
- Time Management
- Intercultural communication
- Problem solving, creativity and innovation
- Decision making
- … and many more!
|GENERAL ENGLISH LIVERPOOL – 15 hours|
|1 – 4 weeks||£130 (per week)|
|5 – 9 weeks||£127.50 (per week)|
|10+ weeks||£125 (per week)|
|Cambridge exam preparation – 15 hours|
|1 – 7 weeks||£130 (per week)|
|8 – 12 weeks||£127.50 (per week)|
|13+ weeks||£125 (per week)|
|ielts preparation – 10 hours|
|1 – 4 weeks||£135 (per week)|
|5 – 10 weeks||£132.50 (per week)|
|20+ weeks||£125 (per week)|
|SELT preparation – 6 hours|
|group (max. 4)||£15 (per hour)|
|group (max. 2)||£20 (per hour)|
|one to one||£40 (per hour)|
|£25 (per hour)|
|£8.50 (per hour)|
At Imagine English we understand the joys and potential challenges of moving to a new country. We want your stay with us to be a time you’ll never forget, and your homestay accommodation is as important to us as the time you spend at school. We coordinate with our amazing host families to ensure that your stay is both happy and comfortable.
Staying with a host family provides an unparalleled opportunity to engage with the English language in real life and use the skills you are learning in a real life, authentic, environment.
If you prefer independent self catering accommodation we can offer this option too.
|Admin Fee||£25 per person|
Includes breakfast and evening meal Mon-Sat + breakfast, lunch and evening meal Sun.
|£145 per person per week|
|Double/Twin (2 sharing)||£115 per person per week|
Nightly Rate (up to 3 Nights only)
|£25 per person per night|
Includes breakfast,lunch and evening meal Monday to Sunday.
|£175 per person per week|
|Double/Twin (2 sharing)||£145 per person per week|
Nightly Rate (up to 3 Nights only)
|£25 per person per night|
You can choose from a single room or a shared room with another student of the same sex. We do our best not to put students with the same first language together, although during the busy seasons this is not always possible.
Your host family will provide a breakfast and evening meal Monday to Friday and three meals a day at weekends (half board). Breakfast, lunch and evening meal 7 days a week (full board). We can cater for all dietary requirements just let us know what your needs are on your application form.
If you prefer to be more independent then we can arrange a choice of self-catering options. Prices start at £85 per week, contact us for more details.
Your hosts will provide and wash all bed linen. They will also offer to wash one load of personal washing each week.
All our hosts are a simple single bus ride away from our City Centre school and some are within walking distance.
Arrival and Departure
Airport and train station transfers available at an additional cost. Please contact us for prices and details.
Students wishing to cancel their accommodation should do so no later than one week before their arrival, failing to do so will incur a charge of one week’s accommodation fee.
Independent Living is rented accommodation in the city centre. We recommend using Liberty Living Liverpool who are a trusted student accommodation service.
Liberty Living has a range of stylish accommodation designed especially for students in the city centre. All bills are included in the rent as well as 250MB Broadband with WiFi, 24/7 security.
- All utility bills included
- Free 250 MB broadband with Wi-Fi
- Flat screen SMART TV
- Designer kitchen with fridge, microwave and electric hob
- En-suite shower room with boutique styling
- Furniture including double wardrobe, bed, bedside tables, study, dining area and bookcase
- 24-hour security with CCTV
- Free social events to enjoy in the hub
- Use of fitness centre with top gym equipment
- Cinema Room with 65″ plasma TV fully equipped with Playstation, Netflix and Sky TV
- Entertainment room equipped with pool tables, table football and table tennis
- Laundry services
- Suitable for couples
More information about Liberty Living.
- Ensuring that Hola People works with the best schools and are inspected regularly by ourselves
- We handle all the paperwork for you
- Avoid risks and bank charges by processing your program directly with the schools
- You have our pre-departure support by email and our emergency phone on arrival for anything you need
- 1-week stays allowed
Programme with online training included