What Manchester does today, the world does tomorrow

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Learn English in Manchester

Manchester is England's second city, and a truly exhilarating place to live, work and study.  Easily accessible by direct flights from 190 destinations, this exciting and historic metropolis is also the gateway to the many attractions of the North West – such as the Lake District, the Peak District, the maritime city of Liverpool, North Wales, and Chester.

EC Manchester is a truly boutique space in the heart of this revolutionary, entrepreneurial and innovative city, especially famous for its world-class football, vibrant music scene and friendly Northern charm.

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  • 9 relaxed classrooms

  • Interactive whiteboards

  • Free Wi-Fi

  • Self-study area

  • Library facilities

  • Student computers


Nationality mix at EC Manchester

Our students come from all over the world. You will learn about different cultures, broaden your worldview and make lasting friendships as you practise and improve your English skills together. See which countries our students come from:

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Get the best from your destination and make the most of your time. 

As an EC student, you will be invited to a free welcome event and enjoy a varied calendar of social and leisure activities throughout your stay. Some of the many activities available include:

Movie Afternoon

Watch and discuss a movie with other students.

Manchester Art Gallery

Be impressed by this large and varied art collection.

People's History Museum

Learn about the history of Manchester's working class.


Bowl a strike with friends.

Please note: All activities are subject to change without notice and may be offered seasonally.


Academic Extras

Lecture Series

Practise listening and note-taking skills in a real-life setting with a teacher or another native English speaker.

Pronunciation Clinic

Choose from ‘general’ pronunciation clinics for all students and clinics targeted at specific accents.

Conversation Class

Join a group conversation with a teacher or native English speaker to discuss an issue of interest.

Conservation Partners

Long term students chat with native English speakers in the Boston area.

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