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What Manchester does today, the world does tomorrow. EC Manchester is a boutique space in the heart of this revolutionary, entrepreneurial and innovative city, famous for its world class football, vibrant music scene and friendly Northern charm.
Michael PisaniCentre Director
Sarah BryanDirector of Studies
- Established 2014
- Centre capacity: 135
- Classrooms: 9
- Minimum age: 16
- Students per class: Average 12 (Max 15)
- Wheelchair accessible
- Access to 18 internet connected computers
- 3 tablets available from Reception
- Free WiFi internet access throughout the centre
- Excellent library facilities
- Boutique style with custom-built interior design features
17-21 Chorlton Street,
+44 (0) 161 233 1000
+44 (0) 747 446 0908
0830 - 1700 GMT
- Located in the very heart of Manchester
- Few minute’s walk from Manchester Piccadilly train station & across the street from the Coach Station
- Great access to all major cultural, leisure and retail highlights of the city
- 10 minutes by train to Old Trafford, home stadium of the world’s most famous football team
- Other 22%
- Korean 13 %
- Saudi Arabian 10%
- Turkish 9%
- Swiss 8%
- Brazilian 8%
- Italian 7%
- Japanese 7%
- Colombian 6%
- Spanish 5%
- French 5%
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I chose EC because it is a famous school with a good reputation.
I have learned a lot of things and I have improved a lot. I now know how to talk to other people in English. I really enjoyed studying, making new friends and meeting people from around the world.
Playing football with my friends was my favourite EC activity and I liked using English all the time in my accommodation.
I would recommend EC Manchester to anyone, the staff here are more helpful than other schools.
I will never forget anything from my stay.
Al Sharai Mazen
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My name is Irina and I live in Sheffield. Languages are my passion, and I’ve always been fascinated by the way they work. I speak Russian and some German, but there are many more I’d love to learn! I enjoy meeting people from all over the world and learning about new cultures as well.
I have a degree in Linguistics and started my career as a translator. My first teaching job was in the south of Russia, which I really enjoyed. I have also taught English to people from different countries at a community centre in Sheffield. I did my CELTA course several months ago, and that was a fantastic experience. I have been an EFL teacher for over two years and have taught all General English levels and Cambridge exam preparation classes. I have worked with both adults and children.
Don’t be afraid of making mistakes, after all, it’s the only way to learn. Besides, native speakers sometimes make mistakes too! Step out of your comfort zone and try something you’ve not done before – ask for directions, start a conversation with a shop assistant, or simply chat with a complete stranger. You’ll feel so much better about yourself. Think of learning English as training for a marathon – it’s important that you do something for it every single day, and the results will follow!
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