Bristol is the largest city in the United Kingdom’s southwest and is also one of the largest communication centers in the country. With gorgeous landscapes and its diverse, multicultural environment, Bristol is undoubtedly an excellent option for those who are looking to learn or perfect their English. Today we present three of the reasons why learning English in Bristol may be your best option.
Home to Successful Creative Companies
The city is famous for its great communities of artists, designers, photographers and writers among others. So, if you are looking to study in a city full of professionals, Bristol is ideal. You’ll meet young local entrepreneurs and you can study with people who, like you, are in the city for professional reasons.
EC Bristol, for example, offers English for Work courses that will help prepare you for entering the world of business on an international level. In addition, EC students can benefit from taking free workshops such as the “pronunciation clinic” or sessions such as “tea and conversation” that help them strengthen and practice their knowledge. In addition, EC offers an orientation service to help its students find work in the United Kingdom or to apply for university or a higher education.
Benefit from Great Prices
Although Bristol is less than two hours by train from London, it as approx. 26% cheaper to live in. In fact, it has been shown that the cost of renting in Bristol is 50% cheaper than in London! So, those who decide to study in this beautiful city can have their English experience without the high prices of the capital. In addition, EC offer accommodation either in a student residence or with a local family. Those who stay with a local family can practice what they learn and benefit from the knowledge, culture and advice of the family. On the other hand, if students choose to live in a student residence, they will be able to meet people from all corners of the world and make friendships for life.
An Artistic and Youthful City
Bristol has a large community of artists, so in addition to the beautiful natural landscapes, there’s a wide variety of street art that will make you fall in love with the city. You will find Banksy’s murals throughout the city and if you wish, you can take a tour to discover them all. If you’d like to get to know the city while studying, you can take a course like English in the City. This course is Intensive only but is a lot of fun! Students usually go out around the city to get acquainted with it while practicing the language.
Go ahead and start your English course in Bristol today!