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

English in the City in Bristol

If you are looking to develop fluency, target core skills, and truly experience your destination through its language, this dynamic course is your gateway to practical use of English.

This Special Focus Programme combines 20 lessons of General English with 10 lessons focused on language study inspired by your destination, for a complete intensive experience that is tailored to you and your personal reasons for learning.

Spend one lesson each week outside of the classroom with classmates, learning English and getting to know the local area.

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Reasons to take this course

  • You want an experiential programme that gives you opportunities to interact with local people.
  • You want to learn about the history and culture of the city.
  • You want to learn English for everyday situations.
Available All year
Minimum age 16
Intensity 20 General English + 10 English in the City lessons per week (22.5 hours)
Length Minimum 1 week
Starts Every Monday
Class size Maximum 14
Level All levels

Expectations

Real immersion

Get outdoors and learn English while directly experiencing the sights and spirit of your chosen destination. This is a unique, natural and authentic way to use and improve your English. Practise your English with local people in real situations.

Core English

This course builds your General English skills, and focuses on the language you will need in everyday situations. So in future, wherever you are, you will be able to express yourself clearly and confidently. Improve your speaking, listening and writing.

Special focus

You will spend one lesson each week outside of the classroom with your class, visiting places of interest and engaging in activities in the local area.

Themed lessons

Classroom study will also support themes that change weekly, including ‘Describing Art and Culture – Museum Tours’, ‘Talk like a Local – Neighbourhood Visits’ and ‘The Language of Sports – Stadium Visits’.

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  • Gabriela

    Gabriela

    studied at EC Bristol

    I learnt a lot in EC andthe teachers helped me a lot for my FCE exam. From day to day, my English was getting better and meeting people helped also a lot, I could speak English all the time and not only with students like me, but also with local ...

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  • Gabrielle

    Gabrielle

    studied at EC Bristol

    One year ago I was leaving everything and on my way to the best time of my life. It’s not like learning Math or Chemistry, it’s much better than that... It’s getting in touch with so manydifferent countries:Russia, France, South Korea, Colombia, Argentina, Switzerland, Sweden, Germany, Japan, Holland, England, Italy, Thailand, ...

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  • Hyelim Kim

    Hyelim Kim

    studied at EC Bristol

    Because the school is not so big, all students know each other and teachers can take care of students more deeply. The big schools have many strong points as well but I like the atmosphere here so far. If you are looking for a small and friendly school, EC Bristol ...

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  • Simona Pipitone

    Simona Pipitone

    studied at EC Bristol

    This is the best experience that I’ve ever had in my life. EC Bristol is amazing! ...

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