You can combine the benefits of a morning Standard Course (20 lessons) with individual classes in the afternoon, in order to meet your specific business, academic or general English language needs. Beginning with a pre-arrival 15-minute interview, the programme offers a choice between 4, 8 or 12 individual lessons per week.
- Dates: Start any Monday for any durationLessons per week: 20 in a group (Standard Course) + individual lessons (2-12)
Each lesson is 45 minutes longLevels: A1 to C1
Not sure of your English level? Take our online English testParticipants Age: adults only ( average age: 25 )Maximum Class Size: 1Course Length: any lengthLocation: English in Margate, Hawley Square - explore the local area2020 Price: £42 per individual lesson
Fees include training plus:
This option really offers the best of both worlds, combining international groups with an intercultural communicative focus and personalised lessons suited to your specific needs.
- 2020 Price: £42 per lesson
Fees include training plus:
English in Margate - Promo
English + BULATS and TOEIC Preparation
Momo - Standard Course
Mohamed - Intensive Course
Eva studied at English in Margate for two weeks and stayed in one of our homestay accommodations that she describes as being ‘lovely’. She stated that, for her, the course and trips we most enjoyable and that her overall experience with us was ‘very nice’ and thanks all her teachers and staff.Eva From Czech Republic, Combination Course
Ludwig was referred to English in Margate by a colleague of his who also studied here, and when asked about his time here he informed us that the teaching was outstanding, stating that the teachers spend lots of time helping students.Ludwig From Germany, Combination Course
I really enjoyed my stay. Everybody was so friendly and kind. I met many new friends. I felt very welcome and I could ask anybody, if there was a problem.
Thanks for making those 4 weeks unforgettable. I’m gonna miss you!Cora Edina From Germany, Combination Course
Since my start to learn in EIM was wonderful. My host family is nice and they took care of me. The Margate area is very friendly and good to stay. The school was excellent facilities and teachers are very nice. All of my questions was answered. Students are friendly and they make very good atmosphere. I would like to thank very much my teachers, it was my pleasure to be with them and to learn from them.Nicolas From Czech Republic, Combination Course
We are open from 8:45am to 5:30pm Monday to Friday and from 7:45pm to 9:45pm two or three evenings per week, except on National Holidays. During opening hours, students are welcome to use all the school facilities, which include the self-study area, the social club, the internet café and bar, and the table tennis room.
EiM is open from Monday the 9th of January to Friday the 15th of December, but will be closed on the following National Holidays: the 7th and the 10th of April, the 1st and the 29th of May, the 28th of August, and from the 15th December 2023 to the 8th of January 2024. The first day back for students in 2024 is Monday the 8th of January.
On national holidays there are no classes. Students have the option of joining a teacher-led excursion (transport not included) instead of classes. Any missed individual classes will be taught on another day. When the national holiday is on a Monday, students arriving will have their induction on the Tuesday. However, the above does not apply to our Christmas Break (from the 18th of December to the 8th of January), where no trips may be offered as the Centre will be fully closed.
On arrival, students receive a Welcome Pack as part of English in Margate’s Induction programme. This contains comprehensive information about the school as well as relevant details about the local area, including transport and recreational facilities. During the Induction, students are given both a written and oral test to determine their levels, followed by a tour of the school. After a mid-morning break, during which they have the chance to meet other students, they join classes at 11:30 (in summer this will be an introductory class).
After the first afternoon lesson, there is an orientation tour of Margate and an academic induction to our self-study facilities.
One of the key features of our Academic team is the degree of hands-on support offered to students from the moment they arrive until their departure. This is an ongoing process of communication with all students, including feedback questionnaires at various points during their stay. Students are also welcome to express their opinions to their classroom teacher, particularly if they have concerns over their placement and class level. In addition, fortnightly tests and a system of 1-to-1 tutorials enable us to assess and monitor the progress of all students, ensuring appropriate classroom provision.
For students who wish to add additional elements to their learning programme, our self-study centre, open weekdays from 8:45am to 9:30am, 11am to 11:30am, most of the day from 8:45am to 5:30pm and on two or three evenings from 7:45pm to 9:45pm, offers the ideal practice opportunity, with assistance from staff available whenever necessary.
With academic progress being so closely linked to a student’s personal circumstances, we have a strong system of pastoral care in place, based on care and confidentiality. During their stay, students can be sure of finding a sympathetic and helpful member of our Welfare team who will offer the appropriate advice and guidance, with the individual’s best interests in mind.
Working LunchPrice: £50 per dayLevels: A2 to C1
Price to add to any course. In the business world it is often as important to know how to use language in a social situation as it is in the office. We offer a bistro lunch with a teacher. Conversation can focus around general or business situations. You can add any number of working lunches to any course, from one during your stay to one each day. This lunch may also be shared with one or two other students.
Self Study PlusPrice: Included in the registration fee for a period of three months
Self Study Plus, licensed by “Let’s Learn English” and incorporating the useful, interactive “Grammar Doctor”, allows you to maximise your learning opportunities. The programme can be used on a PC, laptop or any mobile device and in our self study centre. If you wish to continue using Self Study Plus after the first three months the cost is £25 for a 3-month period.
Linguaskill (Business Language Test)Dates: Any timeLevels: A2 to C1Price:
Reading and Listening Test: £70
Speaking Test: £80
Writing Test: £80
BULATS (Business Language Testing Service) is a recognised test of business English. It is used internationally for business and industry recruitment, for identifying and delivering training, for admission to study business-related courses and for assessing the effectiveness of language courses and training. The test is computer-based and includes three parts, Reading & Listening, Speaking, and Writing, which can be taken separately or combined.
Transfer ServiceLondon Airports - (Gatwick, Heathrow, City) £140 each wayLondon Airport - (Stansted) £145 each wayChannel Ports - (Dover, Folkestone) £80 each wayEurostar Stations - (Asford, Ebbsfleet International) £85 each way
We can organise taxi transfers from your point of arrival to your accommodation in Margate and for your return.
*SPECIAL OFFER: Arrival transfer at London Gatwick Airport (South Terminal) at a fixed price of £20 every Sunday.
Meet at Costa Coffee opposite exit from baggage at 3pm. Students arriving at north terminal should take shuttle train to south terminal.
Students should request this service at time of booking and confirm flight details at least 2 weeks before arrival.
(please note that transfers may be shared)