Choose to take your English course in Manchester and enjoy an innovative city with a passion for sport and music.

This is where Britain’s Industrial Revolution began, and this northern city has continued to reinvent itself decade after decade. Learn English in Manchester, the city famous for its contribution to music, and its two iconic football teams. Manchester is a truly global city, here you’ll find great shopping, fantastic nightlife, and plenty of art and culture to keep you busy as you improve your English at EC Manchester. We look forward to giving you a warm Manchester welcome!

English Courses in Manchester

See all our English courses in Manchester


General English

General and intensive English courses at EC focus on the core skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing to improve confidence and increase fluency.


From 1 week 20 lessons/week

IELTS Exam Preparation

Our IELTS exam preparation course will equip you to gain the IELTS score you need to pursue the employment or education path of your dreams.


From 1 week 20 lessons/week

Academic Semester/Year

Taking the time to seriously focus on your English will open up unlimited opportunities for you. This programme is for students who study for 24 weeks or more.


From 24 weeks 30 lessons/week


Tour EC Manchester

Welcome to EC Manchester English School! Take a look inside our modern and comfortable classrooms, meet our friendly staff and tour the school that can help you improve your English skills. Located in the heart of Manchester, our school offers a dynamic and supportive learning environment that will help you achieve your language goals. Join us and take the first step towards an exciting new future!




  • Homestay
  • Superior Vita Residence


Social Activities and Workshops

Join our social and cultural activity programmes, and take part in free language workshops. Here’s a sample of what’s on offer. Please note, all activities are subject to change without notice and may be offered seasonally. In addition, prices are approximate.


Welcome Drinks

Get to meet students from all the different classes and levels (£3 to £10).


Conversation Sessions

You can practise your conversation skills with students from different classes, levels and nationalities. In these relaxed and sociable sessions, you can choose which topics you want to discuss. Free activity.


Manchester United Stadium Tour

Go behind the scenes at Old Trafford and see the stadium through the eyes of Manchester United greats themselves (£18).


Pronunciation Clinic

Choose from ‘general’ pronunciation clinics for all students and clinics targeted at specific accents. Free activity.