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Our Administration Team in Chester

Our student services team are here to make your stay in Chester as easy and enjoyable as possible by helping you before, during and after your course as required. We have a dedicated team of staff that organises everything in-house so that we can control the quality of our services.

Gabi Maraver

Gabi Maraver Marketing Manager

Gabi is the Marketing Manager at English in Chester and also helps marketing the group. Originally from Venezuela, Gabi was a student at English in Chester studying for Cambridge Proficiency. She then joined the school as a staff member in 2010. 

Mandy Peatfield

Mandy Peatfield Student Services Manager

Mandy is the Student Services Manager at English in Chester. She joined the school in 2010. She is responsible for accommodation and welfare. Together with the Principal she also leads on safeguarding. Mandy has a degree in Geography and International Development Studies.

Lucy Swinnerton

Lucy Swinnerton Administrative Assistant

Lucy provides administrative support to the team. She joined English in Chester in 2013. She was born in Chester and has been volunteering in classrooms at local primary schools since she was 17.

  • ELC Level Guide

    LEVEL GUIDE

    The following table shows the levels we use at ELC.

    ELC Level Level Aims
    C2 Upper-advanced - use English very well in demanding situations
    - performance level may be above average native speaker
    C1 Advanced - use English well in all but the most demanding situations
    - use and understand complex language
    B2 Upper-intermediate - use English effectively in all familiar situations
    - use more complex English and cope with more demanding situations
    B1 Intermediate - use English to express simple ideas and achieve results
    - use range of basic language well in most situations
    A2 Pre-intermediate - use English in most familiar situations
    - use English in a limited way in more difficult situations
    A1/A2 Elementary - develop English skills to 'survival' level
    - use English only in very familiar situations
    A1 Beginner - learn basic vocabulary and structures for simple communication
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