Learn English with the No 1 group of schools in the UK*
Book your English course at ELC with confidence
We have developed flexible booking policies to give you the peace of mind to book your course with confidence.
Why choose ELC to study English?
The ELC group offers a wide range of English language courses throughout the year at 3 of the highest ranked schools in the UK.
Centres of Excellence
ELC Brighton is the joint No1 English language school in the UK*. English in Chester is in the Top 2%, ELC Eastbourne in the Top 5%.
Students have been successfully learning English with us since 1936 in Eastbourne, 1976 in Chester and 1962 in Brighton.
3 beautiful locations in England to study English, each with their own unique character, close to international airports and easy access to beautiful regions of Britain.
Warm welcome and personal care
Each school offers friendly, caring and safe learning environments with high levels of personal attention and continuous support.
We offer a range of quality accommodation within 30 minutes of school.
*based on EL Gazette's review of British Council inspection reports
Following government guidance, we have moved all courses online from Tuesday 5 January 2021. We will re-open for face-to-face lessons in Brighton and Chester as soon as we can. ELC Eastbourne is scheduled to re-open for face-to-face lessons on 1 March 2021.
We are currently offering online lessons for General English at levels from Elementary to Advanced.
See our COVID-19 Health & Safety Policy to see the steps we are taking to ensure the safety of our students and staff.