Why Choose Us

Learn from the best!

The Essential English Centre team is highly experienced and qualified in their field. We understand that if you invest in your education, you expect and deserve the best teacher and staff to help you on your journey. We choose our teachers very carefully, and staff are trained regularly to ensure you are benefiting from high quality and up to date teaching methods!

Manchester – the UK’s most exciting and up and coming city!

Manchester is the third biggest city in the UK, and is one of the most popular destinations for students from all over the world, who come here to enjoy the first-rate schools, colleges and universities and the excellent social and cultural activities the city offers. Coupled with it being cheaper to live in than London and other southern towns and cities, it’s no wonder that more and more students are choosing to live and study in Manchester.

The Essential English Centre Location

Our school is situated in the very centre of the city. We are just 8 minutes on foot from Piccadilly Station, and 5 minutes on foot from Oxford Road Station, with bus stops just outside the school. The shopping area is just a few minutes’ walk from us, as well as all the central bars, restaurants and other social facilities.

Accredited by the British Council

The Essential English Centre is accredited by the British Council, which is an international stamp of quality. This means that that you can be assured of excellent standards in all areas of your experience with us.

Personal, friendly support

At The Essential English Centre, we know all of our students personally, and take your welfare and academic progression seriously. We are here to offer you support every step of the way, and will help and advise you in a professional, friendly and personal way.

Academic Support throughout your Course

You will receive support from your teachers and our Academic Manager at each stage of your language learning journey. Your progress is monitored through regular assessment, and you will have regular one-to-one tutorials with your teacher. Our Academic Manager is in the school at all times and is always available to speak to you about any aspect of your course.

Social Programme

At The Essential English Centre, we know that it’s not all about being in the classroom – we need to have fun too! Every week you will have the opportunity to mix and socialise with your fellow students, all while exploring Manchester and beyond! Many activities are free, including our weekly Conversation Club with a teacher. See here for more information about what’s happening this month, as well as lots of photos from previous activities!

Learning environment

Our classrooms are bright and spacious, and have been designed with the best interests of the students and their teacher in mind. Classrooms have interactive whiteboards, large desks and comfortable seating, while the school hosts a quiet study zone for you to work before and after your classes. Just two minutes walk away is the newly-refurbished Manchester Central Library, offering a vast amount of study and learning material for English language students.

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