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General English courses in Brighton, England

General English Courses in Brighton, England

ELC Brighton offers a range of General English Courses designed to give you the confidence to communicate effectively in real-life situations. 

They provide effective English language training for people who need English for work, further study, travel/tourism or for your own pleasure.

Every week there is a core of 20 lessons (15 hours) in the mornings in a mixed nationaility class at your level with up to 12 students. Then in the afternoons we offer different options to help you: 

  • to focus more specifically on your goals with 1 or 2 afternoon electives per week
  • to combine English language study with developing a practical skill
  • to focus specifically on your language learning needs with 5 or 10 one-to-one lessons per week 

KEY FACTS

  • placement test to ensure a class at your level
  • classes from Beginner* to Advanced
  • regular progress checks and daily homework
  • multi-national classes
  • all course material and e-learning included in fees
  • regular tutorials with class teacher to give study advice
  • use of the Study Centre after lessons
  • the minimum age is 16
  • end of course certificate with hours of study and final level

*If you are a beginner, please contact us to check if we will have a suitable class. If you are a complete beginner, then we recommend that you take One-to-One lessons. 

 For stays of more than 24 weeks see Study Year Programme.

 

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    Course name General English - 25 Lessons/week
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    Dates Start Any Monday Available (Add to basket to choose date options)
    Maximum Class Size 12
    Minimum Age 16
    Lessons Per Week 25
    Hours Per Week 18.75
    From Level CEFR A1
    To Level CEFR C1+
    Price (1-4 weeks) £305.00 per week
    Price (5-7 weeks) £296.00 per week
    Price (8-11 weeks) £284.00 per week
    Price (12-15 weeks) £274.00 per week
    Price (16-19 weeks) £257.00 per week
    Price (20-23 weeks) £241.00 per week
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    Course name General English - 30 Lessons/week
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    Dates Start Any Monday Available (Add to basket to choose date options)
    Maximum Class Size 12
    Minimum Age 16
    Lessons Per Week 30
    Hours Per Week 22.50
    From Level CEFR A1
    To Level CEFR C1+
    Price (1-4 weeks) £365.00 per week
    Price (5-7 weeks) £355.00 per week
    Price (8-11 weeks) £340.00 per week
    Price (12-15 weeks) £324.00 per week
    Price (16-19 weeks) £306.00 per week
    Price (20-23 weeks) £287.00 per week
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    Course name General English + IELTS/Academic English - 25 Lessons/week
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    Dates Start Any Monday Available (Add to basket to choose date options)
    Maximum Class Size 12
    Minimum Age 16
    Lessons Per Week 25
    Hours Per Week 18.75
    From Level CEFR A1
    To Level CEFR C1+
    Price (1-4 weeks) £305.00 per week
    Price (5-7 weeks) £296.00 per week
    Price (8-11 weeks) £284.00 per week
    Price (12-15 weeks) £274.00 per week
    Price (16-19 weeks) £257.00 per week
    Price (20-23 weeks) £241.00 per week
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    Course name General English + IELTS/Academic English - 30 Lessons/week
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    Dates Start Any Monday Available (Add to basket to choose date options)
    Maximum Class Size 12
    Minimum Age 16
    Lessons Per Week 30
    Hours Per Week 22.50
    From Level CEFR A1
    To Level CEFR C1+
    Price (1-4 weeks) £365.00 per week
    Price (5-7 weeks) £355.00 per week
    Price (8-11 weeks) £340.00 per week
    Price (12-15 weeks) £324.00 per week
    Price (16-19 weeks) £306.00 per week
    Price (20-23 weeks) £287.00 per week
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    Course name General English + One-to-One - 25 Lessons/week
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    Dates Start Any Monday Available (Add to basket to choose date options)
    Maximum Class Size 12
    Minimum Age 16
    Lessons Per Week 25
    Hours Per Week 18.75
    From Level CEFR A1
    To Level CEFR C1+
    Price (1-4 weeks) £490.00 per week
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    Course name General English + One-to-One - 30 Lessons/week
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    Dates Start Any Monday Available (Add to basket to choose date options)
    Maximum Class Size 12
    Minimum Age 16
    Lessons Per Week 30
    Hours Per Week 22.50
    From Level CEFR A1
    To Level CEFR C1+
    Price (1-4 weeks) £730.00 per week
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    Course name General English + TOEIC (25 lessons/week)
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    Dates Start Any Monday Available (Add to basket to choose date options)
    Maximum Class Size 12
    Minimum Age 16
    Lessons Per Week 25
    Hours Per Week 18.75
    From Level CEFR B1
    To Level CEFR C1
    Price (1-4 weeks) £305.00 per week
    Price (5-7 weeks) £296.00 per week
    Price (8-11 weeks) £284.00 per week
    Price (12-15 weeks) £274.00 per week
    Price (16-19 weeks) £257.00 per week
    Price (20-23 weeks) £241.00 per week
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    Course name General English + Work - 25 Lessons/week
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    Dates Start Any Monday Available (Add to basket to choose date options)
    Maximum Class Size 12
    Minimum Age 16
    Lessons Per Week 25
    Hours Per Week 18.75
    From Level CEFR B1
    To Level CEFR C1+
    Price (1-4 weeks) £305.00 per week
    Price (5-7 weeks) £296.00 per week
    Price (8-11 weeks) £284.00 per week
    Price (12-15 weeks) £274.00 per week
    Price (16-19 weeks) £257.00 per week
    Price (20-23 weeks) £241.00 per week
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    Course name General English + Work - 30 Lessons/week
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    Dates Start Any Monday Available (Add to basket to choose date options)
    Maximum Class Size 12
    Minimum Age 16
    Lessons Per Week 30
    Hours Per Week 22.50
    From Level CEFR B1
    To Level CEFR C1+
    Price (1-4 weeks) £365.00 per week
    Price (5-7 weeks) £355.00 per week
    Price (8-11 weeks) £340.00 per week
    Price (12-15 weeks) £324.00 per week
    Price (16-19 weeks) £306.00 per week
    Price (20-23 weeks) £287.00 per week
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    Course name General English - 25 Lessons/week
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    Dates Start Any Monday Available (Add to basket to choose date options)
    Maximum Class Size 12
    Minimum Age 16
    Lessons Per Week 25
    Hours Per Week 18.75
    From Level CEFR A1
    To Level CEFR C1+
    Price (1-4 weeks) £296.00 per week
    Price (5-7 weeks) £288.00 per week
    Price (8-11 weeks) £276.00 per week
    Price (12-15 weeks) £266.00 per week
    Price (16-19 weeks) £249.00 per week
    Price (20-23 weeks) £234.00 per week
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    Course name General English - 30 Lessons/week
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    Dates Start Any Monday Available (Add to basket to choose date options)
    Maximum Class Size 12
    Minimum Age 16
    Lessons Per Week 30
    Hours Per Week 22.50
    From Level CEFR A1
    To Level CEFR C1+
    Price (1-4 weeks) £355.00 per week
    Price (5-7 weeks) £345.00 per week
    Price (8-11 weeks) £330.00 per week
    Price (12-15 weeks) £314.00 per week
    Price (16-19 weeks) £297.00 per week
    Price (20-23 weeks) £279.00 per week
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    Course name General English + IELTS/Academic English - 25 Lessons/week
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    Dates Start Any Monday Available (Add to basket to choose date options)
    Maximum Class Size 12
    Minimum Age 16
    Lessons Per Week 25
    Hours Per Week 18.75
    From Level CEFR A1
    To Level CEFR C1+
    Price (1-4 weeks) £296.00 per week
    Price (5-7 weeks) £288.00 per week
    Price (8-11 weeks) £276.00 per week
    Price (12-15 weeks) £266.00 per week
    Price (16-19 weeks) £249.00 per week
    Price (20-23 weeks) £234.00 per week
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    Course name General English + IELTS/Academic English - 30 Lessons/week
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    Maximum Class Size 12
    Minimum Age 16
    Lessons Per Week 30
    Hours Per Week 22.50
    From Level CEFR A1
    To Level CEFR C1+
    Price (1-4 weeks) £355.00 per week
    Price (5-7 weeks) £345.00 per week
    Price (8-11 weeks) £330.00 per week
    Price (12-15 weeks) £314.00 per week
    Price (16-19 weeks) £297.00 per week
    Price (20-23 weeks) £279.00 per week
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    Course name General English + One-to-One - 25 Lessons/week
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    Dates Start Any Monday Available (Add to basket to choose date options)
    Maximum Class Size 12
    Minimum Age 16
    Lessons Per Week 25
    Hours Per Week 18.75
    From Level CEFR A1
    To Level CEFR C1+
    Price (1-4 weeks) £475.00 per week
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    Course name General English + One-to-One - 30 Lessons/week
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    Dates Start Any Monday Available (Add to basket to choose date options)
    Maximum Class Size 12
    Minimum Age 16
    Lessons Per Week 30
    Hours Per Week 22.50
    From Level CEFR A1
    To Level CEFR C1+
    Price (1-4 weeks) £710.00 per week
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    Course name General English + TOEIC (25 lessons/week)
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    Dates Start Any Monday Available (Add to basket to choose date options)
    Maximum Class Size 12
    Minimum Age 16
    Lessons Per Week 25
    Hours Per Week 18.75
    From Level CEFR B1
    To Level CEFR C1
    Price (1-4 weeks) £296.00 per week
    Price (5-7 weeks) £288.00 per week
    Price (8-11 weeks) £276.00 per week
    Price (12-15 weeks) £266.00 per week
    Price (16-19 weeks) £249.00 per week
    Price (20-23 weeks) £234.00 per week
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    Course name General English + Work - 25 Lessons/week
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    Dates Start Any Monday Available (Add to basket to choose date options)
    Maximum Class Size 12
    Minimum Age 16
    Lessons Per Week 25
    Hours Per Week 18.75
    From Level CEFR B1
    To Level CEFR C1+
    Price (1-4 weeks) £296.00 per week
    Price (5-7 weeks) £288.00 per week
    Price (8-11 weeks) £276.00 per week
    Price (12-15 weeks) £266.00 per week
    Price (16-19 weeks) £249.00 per week
    Price (20-23 weeks) £234.00 per week
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    Course name General English + Work - 30 Lessons/week
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    Dates Start Any Monday Available (Add to basket to choose date options)
    Maximum Class Size 12
    Minimum Age 16
    Lessons Per Week 30
    Hours Per Week 22.50
    From Level CEFR B1
    To Level CEFR C1+
    Price (1-4 weeks) £355.00 per week
    Price (5-7 weeks) £345.00 per week
    Price (8-11 weeks) £330.00 per week
    Price (12-15 weeks) £314.00 per week
    Price (16-19 weeks) £249.00 per week
    Price (20-23 weeks) £234.00 per week
  • Test Your English

  • 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
  • EXAM GUIDE

    Here is an approximate guide of exams at each level.

    ELC Level Cambridge IELTS TOEIC GESE Cambridge BULATS
    C2 Upper advanced CPE 8 - 9   12   90 - 100
    C1 Advanced CAE 7 - 8 945 10 - 11 BEC Higher 75 - 89
    B2 Upper-intermediate FCE 5 - 6.5 785 7 - 9 BEC Vantage 60 - 74
    B1 Intermediate PET 4 - 5 550 5 - 6 BEC Preliminary 40 - 59
    A2 Pre-intermediate KET 3
    225
    3 - 4   20 - 39
    A1/A2 Elementary     120 1 - 2   0 - 19
    A1 Beginner