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English Language Course Dates & Prices


Course Dates


General English & Intensive English

It is possible to start one of these courses on any Monday of the year.

Study Skills

Courses are run throughout the year. Please contact us for start dates.

Business English - other dates may be available on request.

Examination Dates


Courses are run regularly - please contact us for details

Cambridge First Certificate

Preparation can start a maximum of 12 weeks before the exam dates in June and December. Please contact us for details.

Closing Dates

English in York closure dates 2022: 

We will close on Friday 23rd December 2022, for 2 weeks.

English in York is open on all other public holidays throughout the year.


What's included in my fees?

Police registration administration

Placement test

Welcome meeting & induction

Assistance with opening a UK-based bank account

Student identity card

Course materials

Quality instruction

Continuous assessment

Academic supervision

Exam advice & bookings 

End of course certificate

Wireless internet access and use of school computers

Graded readers

Social Programme fees

Meals & refreshments

This may be sent to you prior to arrival, or can be taken when you arrive at the school.

This includes registration procedures, security and health & safety information.  There is also an introduction school staff.

Long-term non-EU students may be required to register with the police, as a condition of their UK visa. We help our students to complete the requisite forms and accompany them to the police station.

Many long-term students open UK-based bank accounts. We set up the relevant appointments and accompany students to the bank, as required.

Longer-term students may wish to purchase a student identity card. We order these from an external supplier at the cost of £12 (a photograph is required). Benefits include discounts on local attraction entrance fees. Please ask at the school office.

All materials required for lessons are provided, including textbooks, where appropriate.

A positive learning experience is guaranteed! We use a variety of teaching techniques and resources.

There is a weekly progress test in General English morning classes.

Monthly tutorials and reports are available for long-term students.

We are not an examination test centre but are happy to offer advice and assistance to our students. If you book an exam, the relevant exam fee will be payable to the selected test centre.

This will state your course name, dates of study and the level of your programme.

Passwords will be provided on your first day at the school. 

Please ask in the coffee lounge for assistance.

Social Programme activities and excursions are advertised each week. Costs are kept to a minimum and all activities are on a pay as you go basis. A member of staff attends all Social Programme events.

Students are expected to purchase their own refreshments and lunch. Water is provided. There is a hot drinks machine in the coffee room.  

Homestay accommodation administration

Airport transfers

We do not charge an administration fee for arranging Homestay accommodation.

Airport transfers are available at an additional charge. We strongly recommend that all students under the age of 18 book the transfer service. Please contact the school with full flight information.

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