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Active English Academy

Also known as: Accord Manchester

Manchester, England

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ACCORD Manchester

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A British Council accredited English language school in England specialising in:

- Intensive General English courses
- Afternoon workshops for IELTS preparation, Business English and General English
- Business English courses for Students, Managers, Executives, Professionals and Business Students
- Specialised courses in Legal, Medical, Engineering, etc.
- One to One courses
- Language Homestay programmes
- Closed groups for adults and teenagers
- Small class sizes (average 8 for General English, average 4 for Business English)
- Experienced, fully qualified English teachers

Located in the heart of the vibrant business quarter of Manchester's city centre, a two minute walk from the shopping centre, and all other amenities such as restaurants, cafés, etc.

About ACCORD Manchester: Lesson Time

We focus on providing General English language courses and Business English language courses to give you the best tools to communicate effectively. Our British Council accredited school is a small language school in which you can learn and improve your English skills quickly in a friendly environment.

Our English courses and study programmes are aimed at adult students who are all motivated, keen to improve their language skills, learn about the British culture and find out about each other. ACCORD Manchester welcomes many different nationalities, mostly European. We make sure that we never have a predominant nationality to guarantee that our students have access to a variety of cultures and learn about studying and working in a multi-cultural environment.

All our teachers are qualified and experienced in teaching General English and Business English. Most have taught English abroad and/or have worked in the business world.

About ACCORD Manchester: Student Satisfaction

ACCORD Manchester is located in the heart of Manchester’s vibrant business quarter and provides the perfect environment to study General English and Business English.

Our General English and Business English school also gives our students the opportunity to visit British companies and truly experience the workings of an international business. In the current economic climate, these visits prove very popular with our European students.

ACCORD Manchester’s specialist English courses take place at Brook House in Manchester. Brook House is a beautiful, traditional English building situated in the vibrant and cosmopolitan city centre with all its amenities. It has an international atmosphere and is home to many international companies.

British Council accredited, ACCORD Manchester is a small, friendly and professional English school. Our class sizes are small, which gives our students every opportunity to participate and develop their skills. Our Business English language courses are tailor-made to meet our students’ specific needs. If you need to improve your negotiation skills, our Business English teachers will incorporate this topic into the lesson plan. If you need to work on a particular skill, our English teachers will address this subject during the course. Let us know what you need before your Business English course begins and we will make sure that your customised course meets your requirements exactly.

Whether it is a General English language course or a Business English language course, our English teachers focus on our students’ specific requirements, including the skills needed to pass the IELTS exam, attend a British university, further their international careers, or develop their language skills to cater for their job, etc.

About ACCORD Manchester: Staff, School and City

Our staff are always available to help our students with any queries they may have, whether it be finding the best pub in Manchester or giving details of how best to get to historical cities, such as York. During break times, students can visit the “Student Corner” to check their emails on the computer or look at what’s on in Manchester. Free wi-fi access is available to all our students throughout the school. We do our best to make students feel comfortable with us at ACCORD Manchester and throughout their stay in the city.

Manchester is a great place to visit and there are many activities available, from art galleries, museums and theatres to jazz clubs, festivals, and sports, etc.

Manchester’s shopping centre, only a couple of minutes away from ACCORD Manchester, is exceptional, offering everything from luxury department stores and designer shops to those typically English boutiques. Every style of cuisine is available in Manchester from Thai to Italian but let’s not forget the traditional English pubs which will give you the opportunity to continue practising your English language skills whilst sampling one of Manchester’s local beers and the ever famous ‘fish and chips’. And if you’re a football fan, you can’t avoid our two famous football teams: Manchester United and Manchester City!

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Active English Academy, Manchester, England

Brook House, Spring Gardens, M2 2BQ Manchester, England