The ELC group offers a wide range of English language courses throughout the year at 3 highly ranked schools in the UK.
ELC Brighton is the joint No1 language school in the UK*. English in Chester and ELC Eastbourne are in the Top 5%.
Since 1936 in Eastbourne, 1976 in Chester and 1962 in Brighton.
3 beautiful locations with their own unique character, close to international airports and easy access to London.
Each school offers friendly, caring and safe learning environments with personal attention and continuous support.
We offer quality accommodation within 30 minutes of school.
*based on EL Gazette's review of British Council inspection reports
"I'd recommend ELC because it's a professional school, it's well-located and overall there is a good environment for studying."
"The course has been very useful, practical, with clear aims and thought-provoking. The insight and content of the course were very focussed on the main issues of CLIL. The course was very well developed with clear insights into CLIL."
"My host family helps me with English and I will miss them a lot. I was worried before I arrived if they might not be friendly and if I could understand English but all is OK. Everyone I have met at home and in the town is very friendly."
"I've been here for almost six months, when I arrived here I couldn’t speak, I couldn’t understand anything and I’ve been improving a lot so I think it’s a very good school!"
"I love to live in Brighton, it’s an amazing city. You can feel free and you can feel safe."
"I like the school because of our social programme. It is really good - we can do a lot of activities and also the parties. I like that there is table tennis so we can play during break times."
"All lessons are given by friendly and professional teachers. There is an excellent approach to teaching with a great passion. The teachers are always on hand to help even after class."
"My host family is like my real family. My host mum always takes care of me like her own daughter. My room is big and she always cleans it!"
"It has been a very good experience. It is a useful course and I have got more confidence in English. My fluency is better. I feel this experience has made me a more open person. Normally I am shy but it is easier now to start a conversation."...
"The students are really nice and the school is really nice, I think I'd really like to come again and study with the really good teachers here."
"I chose England because I think it is a great place to learn English. It was an opportunity to get to know England and also some other countries in Europe."
"I chose Eastbourne because there are fewer Spanish speakers at this school and you are obliged to speak in English if you want to talk to people."
"You have a lot of amazing people here, it's a beautiful city, close to London and you have the sea. It's amazing!"
"I think it's very good and I do like my teachers because they are very energetic and they give all the necessary information I need."
"It was an amazing experience here, I met so many people from different countries, so many interesting people. I had a really nice teacher Jess. I learnt a lot, I improved my English a lot and it's been a really good time."
"My host family were lovely and always encouraged me to talk with them to help me learn English... I have been going on the social programme and have met a lot of new friends there."
"I chose to study at ELC Eastbourne because it was a smaller town, which meant I could meet people more easily... because the school is smaller, you can make more friends easily."
"I heard a lot of things about ELC from friends who have previously studied here. The staff are all very helpful, the teachers are good and know how to teach very well, Brighton is a good city and it is lovely by the sea. Everything is perfe...