English for Starters

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English for Starters


English for Starters is a group course for adults who wish to develop their high A2 / B1 level English language  skills. 

Typical Course Outcomes

*Stronger understanding of basic language structures

*Broader vocabulary

*More accurate listening and pronunciation 

*Improved confidence in speaking and writing

*Basic travelling, networking and further learning skills


UNESCO world heritage city of Bath, UK

Course Venue

A comfortable central facility that provides wifi access and free refreshments


20 hours per week

2019 Requested Dates

English for Starters is an ‘on request’ group course. We need a minimum of three participants to run the course. Request a date early! 

June 17-21

August 12-16 

August 19-23

A week in October is also expected.

Course Materials

All course materials will be provided. 


At the end of the course you will receive an EMB English for Starters course certificate.

Cultural Visits

Free guided history tour of Bath designed for low-level English learners

We can help participants to plan and book evening and weekend cultural activities

Course Fee

€490 per week – including booking fee


€400 for 5 to 7 nights

Our host families are very welcoming couples or single people who do not have children living at home. They live within a 30-minute walk of the course venue. Book early!

“My accommodation was great. Close to the centre of town, lovely home, food was tasty and my hostess was very nice.” Kaie S, Estonia

Alternatively, we can recommend a number of booking websites for bed and breakfast, hotel, apartment or hostel. 

 “The centrally located YMCA was perfect for me and my family.” Matjaž V, Slovenia

Applying for English for Starters

To receive a course factsheet and application form, please email Course Leader (click) Sara Helm  

Please provide the following:

  • Full name
  • Nationality
  • Job title / teaching institution 
  • English language level – we are happy to give you a test if necessary. 
  • Preferred course date(s) 
  • Host family required YES / NO

Erasmus Documentation

We can assist Erasmus coordinators with their funding applications. 

Send us your participant Erasmus contracts for signature before the course.

PIC number: 920212229

Looking forward to meeting you! 

English Means Business 


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