A youthful, vibrant city and a true taste of beautiful England

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Learn English in Bristol

The biggest city in South West England and less than two hours from London, Bristol is green, historic and has a youthful atmosphere (it’s home to one of Britain’s top universities). Bristol is vibrant, fun, and has some of England’s finest countryside stretching out in all directions around it.

EC Bristol is a modern and stylish English school with spacious classrooms and buzzing communal areas.

 Set in the central yet peaceful location of Queen Square, you will be within walking distance of everything that makes Bristol wonderful.

Professional, friendly staff are dedicated to your needs, and will give you all the help, guidance, and encouragement you need to reach your goal.

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  • 18 modern classrooms

  • Free Wi-Fi

  • Interactive whiteboards

  • Student lounge

  • Self-study area

  • Library facilities

  • Student computers


Nationality mix at EC Bristol

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 Night

Watch and discuss a movie with other students (£2 for snacks).

Bristol Suspension Bridge Walk 

See the best views of Bristol from Clifton (free).

Pub Quiz

Join other students on a pub quiz with a prize! (£2).

Visit to Bath

See the beautiful city of Bath with other students (£10).

Please note: All activities are subject to change without notice and may be offered seasonally. In addition, prices are approximate.


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.

Careers Service

Receive help and guidance on areas including CV and cover letter preparation, assistance and advice on job searching in the UK, university, and further education.

Coffee and Conversation

Join a group conversation with a teacher to discuss an issue of interest.

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