Gap Year in England
Language studies in England : Gap Year
There’s a reason why students flock to the UK to learn English. Doing one of our gap year English immersion programs in England means being a part of a vibrant, multicultural, English-speaking culture where business, art, music and fashion set the trends for the rest of the world.
If you’re imagining a seaside destination, Bournemouth and Brighton are fantastic choices. If you’re picturing strolling the cobbled streets of one of the UK’s prestigious university towns, then you could live out your perfect semester in Cambridge or Oxford with the crème de la crème of international students. Or, maybe you’ve always dreamed of London, and now’s your chance to live out your love affair abroad! Wherever you end up, you can make your gap year language course in England uniquely yours.
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Gap year in England
English is a language that has blossomed to be the most widely spoken in the world. Taking a gap year in England is the perfect way to give this language the time and effort it deserves while having the time of your life in the centre of the English-speaking world. From its pleasant coastal areas like Bournemouth to its historic university cities like Cambridge, to its buzzing metropolis of a capital: London – England has an incredible variety of places to explore. During your time in England, you’ll absorb English from both your lessons and your surroundings, all while having the trip of a lifetime.
Cost of living for your gap year in England
The average cost of living in England is £650 a month, not including rent. But ultimately your personal cost of living in England depends on your lifestyle, and how you choose to spend your free time. This also varies greatly depending on where you have decided to study – as with most countries, if you choose to stay in a larger city, your cost of living will generally be higher.
What makes England special for a gap year
England is a country with a long-standing tradition and history, and you can feel this in every city and town across the country. From its historic architecture to unique slang and culture and vast modern metropolises – there are plenty of things that make England special, just waiting for international students to discover.
Taking a gap year in England means driving across lush green fields, exploring gorgeous age-old buildings, and meeting the friendly locals for dinner in a cosy rustic pub.
Cultural life in England
English society tends to be quite polite but slightly reserved. However, once you have introduced yourself and “break the ice” – you’ll find that making local friends in England is actually very easy!
British culture has captivated the world and spread throughout it, so much so that you’ll find certain situations (such as going down to the pub or having tea with scones) very familiar! But there are also many other customs and cultural quibbles that can vary from region to region – so you’ll have plenty to dive into during your gap year in England.
The weather in England
Contrary to popular belief, it isn’t always rainy in England! Throughout the year, England enjoys a mild climate, with warm summers and cool winters. So, no matter which temperature you prefer, you won’t be uncomfortable during your gap year in England!