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English Language Courses at The English Language Centre, Bristol

  • General English
  • Cambridge Examination Preparation (FCE, CAE, CPE)


  • Established in 1969
  • 18 classrooms (24 in July and August)
  • Two separate houses with gardens (3 in July and August)
  • Average: 165 students
  • Maximum: 240 students (July-August)
  • Age: minimum 16, average 23
  • Nearest airports: Bristol International Airport
  • Accommodation offered:
    • Homestay
    • Independent student houses and flats – self-catering
    • University residence – self-catering (summer only)

ELC Bristol is characterised by the personal touch, professionalism and a very high level of care. It boasts the following distinctive features:

  • Excellent mix of nationalities with around 165 students from 24 different countries.
  • Average age 23. With no large groups or part-time students, our intensive General English and examination preparation courses are well-suited to motivated individuals.
  • Quality homestays and independent student accommodation, mostly within walking distance of the school.
  • Bristol is a major university city. There are more than 50,000 students here, so there is plenty of student life! The city also has a vibrant music scene with many live venues.
  • Our students can use Bristol University Students' Union facilities and can join the university's clubs and societies. This is the perfect way to make English friends.
John Duncan, Principal

We are proud to be members of TEN and will do everything we can to ensure your time in Bristol is one of the best and most productive times in your life.

John Duncan, Principal

Contact The English Language Centre, Bristol

44 Pembroke Road, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 3DT
Tel: +44 (0)117 970 7050
Fax: +44 (0)117 923 9638

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