- Top-ranked language school in Brighton and in Top 4% of schools in the UK (EL Gazette)
- Not-for-profit school – education is our number 1 priority
- Wide range of intensive courses
- Excellent nationality mix (60 nationalities in 2017)
Learn English in Brighton, United Kingdom
The English Language Centre, founded in 1962, is an independent not-for-profit school with a long tradition of providing quality English language teaching in a friendly, professional environment.
ELC in Brighton is a large, spacious school with very good facilities based in 3 buildings situated on a beautiful historic square, just 5 minutes’ walk from the beach.
We offer a wide range of courses including General English, Business/Professional English, Teachers Courses and Exam Preparation, and courses for groups.
Studying English in Brighton
ELC offers a wide range of English language courses year round for adults and young adults aged 16+, and for groups aged 13+. Small classes (maximum 12) and all levels from Beginner (A1) to Advanced (C2).
A balanced programme designed to give you the confidence to communicate in real-life situations.
A wide range of intensive, exam courses to help you achieve the examinations you need for your future – for business, academic study and for life: IELTS, Cambridge FCE, CAE, CPE, London Chamber of Commerce and Industry EfB, TOEIC.
English for Business
Designed for working professionals who need to communicate effectively in English for their job:
Courses for Overseas Teachers
Very practical professional development courses for teachers of English, meeting Erasmus+ requirements:
Summer Vacation Course
Designed for young adults, usually between 16 and 22, with half a day of lessons and full social programme.
Courses for Groups
Tailor-made courses developed specially depending on the age and needs of the students (High school, examination, business, teachers).
"Very useful for personal and professional development. Practical and fun!"
Simona - Student
We understand that your accommodation is very important for a successful language stay. Our accommodation team have careful selected a good variety of options to help you feel as comfortable as possible. All accommodation includes free WiFi and is within 30 minutes’ maximum travelling time of school.
Brighton is a lively, welcoming city of 250,000 people – a city of education, arts and entertainment. Located by the sea, it is just 50 minutes by train from London and has some of the best shopping, entertainment and nightlife on the south-coast of England.
ELC offers a wide range of courses and examinations so you can achieve the English language qualifications you require for your future:
ELC is an official test centre for:
ELC offers a full programme of afternoon and evening activities Monday to Friday, and full-day guided excursions at the weekends. We have a full-time Social Organiser to run the programme and ensure we offer something for everyone.
ELC employs a taxi driver to arrange all of our airport transfers and deliver a friendly efficient service.
To find out more about this school or to book a course, contact the School today.