Our School is situated at 5 Angel Hill, Bury St. Edmunds, in beautiful Suffolk. Our classrooms and offices occupy the upper floors of a 17th century building in the heart of the historic town centre. The classrooms overlook the beautiful Abbey Gardens with the romantic ruins in the foreground and the rolling Suffolk countryside beyond. On the ground floor there is a traditional English tea room and restaurant.
10 reasons to choose studying at our School:
- Small groups - average 8 and maximum 12 per class
- Personal care and attention is a priority to all students
- Start any Monday
- Good mixture of nationalities
- We are registered with the UK Government's Department of Education - see register
- We are the only English school in Bury
- Great school location in centre of Bury: park & cathedral opposite
- 50 minutes from London Stansted Airport
- Fully qualified and experienced teachers
- We are an authorised Cambridge University ESOL Exam Centre
A part-time course to help improve your job prospects in the UK or at home. The course focuses on all of the key areas of business communication and is based on the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) English for Business syllabus.
The English for Business course is based on The London Chamber of Commerce & Industry (LCCI) exam syllabus. The LCCI English for Business exams are valuable options at the end of the course. Though some students choose not to take the exam, the LCCI qualifications are recognised in Industry and Business throughout the world. Our School is an accredited LCCI examination centre.
- Learning to compose a letter or memo, based on given information. The content of which should be between 150 and 200 words dealing with, for example, retail orders, customer enquiries, requests for information, replies to complaints, reminders about tasks in hand, or communications between work colleagues.
- Understanding and responding to a short passage of business-related text of about 300 words. The stimulus for the exercise will be: passages on business-related topics in language appropriate to the level and a series of statements about the content and information in the passage.
- Understanding graphic or numerical displays in a business context in the form of a table or a chart relating to, for example: company car fleet hire charges, office accommodation agencies, conference facilities at an hotel, or company branches and staffing details.
- Using data to complete a form or diagram. The stimulus for the question will be selected from: data or information in written notes, a conversation about a business related situation, or a record of a telephone message or fax.
These activities include:
- Excursions to London, Cambridge, Brighton and more. These take place on a regular basis during the year.
- Catching up with the latest film releases at the new multi-screen cinema.
- Social evenings including our international food evenings. They are popular with students and teachers alike. Veritable feasts and not to be missed!!!
- As Bury St Edmunds has the second oldest theatre in England, trips to the Theatre Royal to see plays and musicals are a feature of life at the School.
- Every May, the Bury St Edmunds Festival takes place, which means a host of theatrical, musical, artistic and sporting events around the town.
- At Christmas, a formal end-of-year dinner at a local club has become a great annual tradition.
- Informal trips to the pub.
Activities easily available at the local Leisure Centre and around town include:
- ten-pin bowling.
- weight training
This type of accommodation is a perfect way to learn about the British way of life: food, customs and traditions. It is also the best way to practise your English conversation skills outside of school. Our families come from interesting backgrounds and want to learn about you! Accommodation is personally arranged by the Welfare Officer to ensure that each and every student is made to feel welcome and part of the family. Three good meals are provided each day. You will join the family for breakfast and dinner, but packed lunches are provided for school days. Your will usually have your own room with comfortable bed, wardrobe, cupboards and desk for homework. Most rooms have either a TV or stereo system and it may be possible to share the internet connection as well. Access to a telephone can usually be arranged. The homes are mostly located in Bury St Edmunds town, a short walk from both the school and the shops.
For the more independent student, this choice allows you the freedom to shop and cook for yourself. Self-catering accommodation is still carefully chosen so that the student can live with friendly English people wherever possible. Standards are kept high but the costs are lower. Most of the self-catering accommodation is in walking distance of the town centre.
- Homestay - £105 per week
- Self-catering - £70 - £85 per week
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We have provided quality English teaching for over 13 years. During this time, students from more than 50 different countries have made exceptional progress and achieved outstanding results in the Cambridge University PET, FCE, CAE, CPE, IELTS, TOEFL and LCCI English for Business Exams. Our students are cared for in...
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