Welcome to The Essential English Centre

The Essential English Centre is an independently-owned English school located in Manchester city centre. We are a small school, focusing on giving a personal service to every student. We teach General English, IELTS exam and Cambridge exam (FCE + CAE) preparation classes as well as Business English and Academic Year Programme courses to students from around the world. Students learn with our carefully selected, professional academic team and are supported with all aspects of day to day life by our friendly student-support team during their stay. 

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