Language school in Canterbury, The London School of English, Canterbury

From 959.- EUR
765.- GBP
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Key points

  • Magnificent historic city, safe and very pleasant to visit
  • Well-respected training centre offering excellent programmes for professionals
  • Well-organised transfer service and excellent activities programme
  • Language immersion with three weekly lunches bringing together teachers and participants

The school

School size
S
Accommodations
Host family
Wifi
WiFi is free

The students

Minimum age
25 years
Average age
47 years
Nationality mix
Switzerland, France, Germany, etc..

The London School of English Canterbury language school is housed in 2 magnificent Georgian-style buildings, at the heart of the historic district of Canterbury a few minutes' walk away from the impressive cathedral. In an elegant and calm environment, the course centre make excellent facilities available to you, including 12 bright and spacious classrooms, as well as a well-equipped resource centre. In order to relax and chat with the other participants after your English classes you will also be able to make use of the comfortable lounge and the charming interior garden. The training centre welcomes a maximum of 35 professional participants who follow very intensive English courses, specific to a business background. Personalised attention and a top of the range service make this centre a popular place to learn English. You will improve your command of English, particularly spoken (but also written) language in various situations of everyday life and in the more formal setting of your domain of professional activity. Answering the telephone, sending an email, introducing your company, speaking in public: all of this in English will become child's play! Accessibility, transfers...no problem for this school situated in the middle of Kent. From Heathrow or Gatwick airport, take to train to London, then, from Victoria Station, the South Eastern Trains line will bring you as far as Canterbury (East). Ashford International train station (for the Eurostar) is also only 20 minutes away from Canterbury.

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Included in the price

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  • Access to e-learning platform
  • Welcome activity
  • Use of study centre
  • End-of-course report and certificate
  • Activity programme

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Intensive mini-group course (30+)

Upper-elementary (A2) to advanced (C1), 1 - 8 week(s)
1 week From 959.- EUR
(765.- GBP)
Lessons
22 of 60 minutes
Course duration
1 - 8 week(s)
Levels
Upper-elementary (A2) to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 6
Minimum age
30 years
Schedule
08:45-15:15 (Mon, Tues, Wed, Thu), 08:45-12:00 (Fri)
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board, private bathroom
1
765 GBP
1175 GBP
2
1450 GBP
2210 GBP
3
2135 GBP
3245 GBP
4
2820 GBP
4280 GBP
6
4190 GBP
6350 GBP
8
5560 GBP
8420 GBP
GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.25   (Not-binding exchange rate)

Options

Extra night (host family) 45 GBP
Special diet (host family) (per week) 20 GBP
Airport transfer from Heathrow/ Gatwick/ Luton/ Stansted (pick-up) 135 GBP
Airport transfer to Heathrow/ Gatwick/ Luton/ Stansted (drop-off) 125 GBP
Train station transfer from Ashford International Eurostar (pick-up) 60 GBP
Train station transfer to Ashford International Eurostar (drop-off) 50 GBP
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Holidays
23.12.2019 - 03.01.2020
21.12.2020 - 03.01.2021

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Intensive mini-group business course (30+)

Lower-intermediate (A2-B1) to advanced (C1), 1 - 8 week(s)
1 week From 1573.- EUR
(1255.- GBP)
Lessons
30 of 60 minutes
Course duration
1 - 8 week(s)
Levels
Lower-intermediate (A2-B1) to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 4
Minimum age
30 years
Schedule
08:45-16:45
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board, private bathroom
1
1255 GBP
1665 GBP
2
2430 GBP
3190 GBP
3
3605 GBP
4715 GBP
4
4780 GBP
6240 GBP
6
7130 GBP
9290 GBP
8
9480 GBP
12340 GBP
GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.25   (Not-binding exchange rate)

Options

Extra night (host family) 45 GBP
Special diet (host family) (per week) 20 GBP
Airport transfer from Heathrow/ Gatwick/ Luton/ Stansted (pick-up) 135 GBP
Airport transfer to Heathrow/ Gatwick/ Luton/ Stansted (drop-off) 125 GBP
Train station transfer from Ashford International Eurostar (pick-up) 60 GBP
Train station transfer to Ashford International Eurostar (drop-off) 50 GBP
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Holidays
23.12.2019 - 03.01.2020
21.12.2020 - 03.01.2021

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Mini-group combined business course, 15+15 lessons/week (30+)

Lower-intermediate (A2-B1) to advanced (C1), 1 - 8 week(s)
1 week From 2683.- EUR
(2140.- GBP)
Lessons
Business (mini-group): 15 of 60 minutes
+ Business (private): 15 of 60 minutes
Course duration
1 - 8 week(s)
Levels
Lower-intermediate (A2-B1) to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 4
Minimum age
30 years
Schedule
08:45-16:45
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.

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Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board, private bathroom
1
2140 GBP
2550 GBP
2
4200 GBP
4960 GBP
3
6260 GBP
7370 GBP
4
8320 GBP
9780 GBP
6
12440 GBP
14600 GBP
8
16560 GBP
19420 GBP
GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.25   (Not-binding exchange rate)

Options

Extra night (host family) 45 GBP
Special diet (host family) (per week) 20 GBP
Airport transfer from Heathrow/ Gatwick/ Luton/ Stansted (pick-up) 135 GBP
Airport transfer to Heathrow/ Gatwick/ Luton/ Stansted (drop-off) 125 GBP
Train station transfer from Ashford International Eurostar (pick-up) 60 GBP
Train station transfer to Ashford International Eurostar (drop-off) 50 GBP
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Holidays
23.12.2019 - 03.01.2020
21.12.2020 - 03.01.2021

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Private Tuition 15 (25+)

Beginner to advanced (C1), 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week From 1736.- EUR
(1385.- GBP)
Lessons
15 of 60 minutes
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to advanced (C1)
Minimum age
25 years
Schedule
08:45-12:00
or 13:30-16:45
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board, private bathroom
1
1385 GBP
1795 GBP
2
2690 GBP
3450 GBP
3
3995 GBP
5105 GBP
4
5300 GBP
6760 GBP
6
7910 GBP
10070 GBP
8
10520 GBP
13380 GBP
12
15740 GBP
20000 GBP
16
20960 GBP
26620 GBP
24
31400 GBP
39860 GBP
Extra week (24+)
1305 GBP
1655 GBP
GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.25   (Not-binding exchange rate)

Options

Extra night (host family) 45 GBP
Special diet (host family) (per week) 20 GBP
Airport transfer from Heathrow/ Gatwick/ Luton/ Stansted (pick-up) 135 GBP
Airport transfer to Heathrow/ Gatwick/ Luton/ Stansted (drop-off) 125 GBP
Train station transfer from Ashford International Eurostar (pick-up) 60 GBP
Train station transfer to Ashford International Eurostar (drop-off) 50 GBP
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Holidays
23.12.2019 - 03.01.2020
21.12.2020 - 03.01.2021

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Private Tuition 20 (25+)

Beginner to advanced (C1), 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week From 2282.- EUR
(1820.- GBP)
Lessons
20 of 60 minutes
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to advanced (C1)
Minimum age
25 years
Schedule
08:45-12:00 + 13:30-14:30
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board, private bathroom
1
1820 GBP
2230 GBP
2
3560 GBP
4320 GBP
3
5300 GBP
6410 GBP
4
7040 GBP
8500 GBP
6
10520 GBP
12680 GBP
8
14000 GBP
16860 GBP
12
20960 GBP
25220 GBP
16
27920 GBP
33580 GBP
24
41840 GBP
50300 GBP
Extra week (24+)
1740 GBP
2090 GBP
GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.25   (Not-binding exchange rate)

Options

Extra night (host family) 45 GBP
Special diet (host family) (per week) 20 GBP
Airport transfer from Heathrow/ Gatwick/ Luton/ Stansted (pick-up) 135 GBP
Airport transfer to Heathrow/ Gatwick/ Luton/ Stansted (drop-off) 125 GBP
Train station transfer from Ashford International Eurostar (pick-up) 60 GBP
Train station transfer to Ashford International Eurostar (drop-off) 50 GBP
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Holidays
23.12.2019 - 03.01.2020
21.12.2020 - 03.01.2021

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Private Tuition 30 (25+)

Beginner to advanced (C1), 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week From 3372.- EUR
(2690.- GBP)
Lessons
30 of 60 minutes
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to advanced (C1)
Minimum age
25 years
Schedule
08:45-12:00 + 13:30-16:45
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board, private bathroom
1
2690 GBP
3100 GBP
2
5300 GBP
6060 GBP
3
7910 GBP
9020 GBP
4
10520 GBP
11980 GBP
6
15740 GBP
17900 GBP
8
20960 GBP
23820 GBP
12
31400 GBP
35660 GBP
16
41840 GBP
47500 GBP
24
62720 GBP
71180 GBP
Extra week (24+)
2610 GBP
2960 GBP
GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.25   (Not-binding exchange rate)

Options

Extra night (host family) 45 GBP
Special diet (host family) (per week) 20 GBP
Airport transfer from Heathrow/ Gatwick/ Luton/ Stansted (pick-up) 135 GBP
Airport transfer to Heathrow/ Gatwick/ Luton/ Stansted (drop-off) 125 GBP
Train station transfer from Ashford International Eurostar (pick-up) 60 GBP
Train station transfer to Ashford International Eurostar (drop-off) 50 GBP
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Holidays
23.12.2019 - 03.01.2020
21.12.2020 - 03.01.2021

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

100% authentic opinions

These students attended a course in this school through ESL – Language studies abroad and their evaluation has been checked. Students' opinions don't necessarily correspond to those of ESL – Language studies abroad, but reflect the individual experience of those participants. This is meant to provide you with further information about this school.

4.5/5
Overall rating

98% of students recommending this school

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/ 5
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/ 5
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41 students gave their opinion about this school

50 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
3 weeks, September 2019
Value for money (3 / 5)
Destination (4.3 / 5)
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School (4 / 5)
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Teaching (4 / 5)
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Accommodation (3.8 / 5) (Host family)
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38 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
Die Organisation und persöndliche Betreuung ist an dieser Schule ausgezeichnet.
4 weeks, August – September 2019
Value for money (5 / 5)
Destination (4.7 / 5)
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School (3.8 / 5)
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Leisure (4.7 / 5)
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Do you think you've made progress?
« Ich habe mit diesem Sprachaufenthalt wieder einen sehr guten Einstig gefunden. »
School highlights
« Klein und sehr persönlich. Viele Leistungen sind im Schulgeld inbegriffen. Jede Woche 3x Mittagessen und 1x Abendessen. Wenn die Schule von der Gastfamilie nicht Zufuss erreichbar ist, wird der Transport organierst und bezahlt. »
46 years old - Germany
/ 5
1 week, August 2019
Value for money (5 / 5)
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42 years old - Germany
/ 5
Canterbury ist sehr geeignet für eine Sprachreise; ein schöne und gemütliche Stadt mit vielen Sehenswürdigkeiten.Die Sprachschule war von der Lage, den Lehrern und den Räumlichkeiten hervorragend, 5 Sterne sind dafür eigentlich nicht ausreichend.
1 week, July 2019
Value for money (5 / 5)
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Accommodation (5 / 5) (Host family)
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Do you think you've made progress?
« Ich habe mich definitiv um zwei Stufen verbessert, allerdings ist eine Woche zu kurz. das nächste Mal werde ich zwei Wochen buchen. »
50 years old - Netherlands
/ 5
5 weeks, May – June 2019
Value for money (4 / 5)
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School (4.3 / 5)
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Teaching (4.7 / 5)
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39 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
Seht gute Balance zwischen Anzahl Stunden in der Schule und Netzwerk-/Freizeitprogramm mit der Schule.
2 weeks, May 2019
Value for money (3 / 5)
Destination (4 / 5)
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School (3.8 / 5)
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Accommodation (3.3 / 5) (Other)
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Leisure (4.3 / 5)
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Do you think you've made progress?
« Ja, ich habe an Selbstvertrauen gewonnen und spreche besser. Finde auch andere Wege mich auszudrücken wenn mir das einzelne Wort nicht einfällt. »
School highlights
« Sehr persönliche Atmosphäre, extrem agil und sie gehen auf die Wünsche der Studenten ein. »
44 years old - Italy
/ 5
2 weeks, April – May 2019
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40 years old - Italy
/ 5
1 week, April 2019
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48 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
Toller Ort in Canterbury Sehr gute Organosation und Netzwerkanlässe
2 weeks, March – April 2019
Value for money (5 / 5)
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School (5 / 5)
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Accommodation (4 / 5) (Other)
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Do you think you've made progress?
« Ja. Mehr Konversation »
School highlights
« Gute OrganisationKleine Schule und KlassenGute LageEngagiertes Lehrerteam »
56 years old - Italy
/ 5
2 weeks, January 2019
Value for money (5 / 5)
Destination (4.3 / 5)
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School (4 / 5)
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Accommodation (5 / 5) (Host family)
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Leisure (4 / 5)
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Executive host family
Accommodation with a family in a single room with half board and a private bathroom. (The participant in the programme is driven by car to the course centre in the morning and driven back to his/her accommodation in the evening.)

Hotels
ABode Hotel****

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To be discovered
- The cathedral
- St. Augustine's Abbey
- Canterbury Tales
- Canterbury Museum and the Rupert Bear Museum
- Roman Museum
- West Gate Towers
- Eastbridge Hospital
- Royal Museum, Art Gallery and Buffs Regimental Museum

But also
- Health spa days
- Aromatherapy massage
- Hot-air balloon flight or a tour of London in a helicopter
- Driving in the shoes of a pilot at JCB Racing
- 'Fireside pint' at Abbots in Elham

Activities:
- Guided visit of the historical town
- Visits to museums
- Outings to the theatre
- Dinner with all of the participants in the programme as well as the management of the school in a local restaurant
- Examples of excursions:
White Cliffs of Dover, visit of a vineyard and wine-tasting, visit of the historical town of Chilham followed by a ‘fireside pint'
etc.

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