General English Lessons

IH Manchester students in class.

IH Manchester students in class.


Start your journey here!

This course is designed for all students who want to improve their English.

Our general English lessons follow a 5 level syllabus and our teachers will help you to improve your speaking, listening, reading and writing skills in English. Our teachers also try to make it fun to learn English at IH Manchester.


Group English Lessons

Minimum age16
Maximum class size15 students
Hours of lessons per week 15, 20,25 or 30
(please see timetable below for class times.)
DatesStart any Monday
(apart from school holidays - Please click here t o check dates)
Duration1-52 weeks
Accommodation optionsHomestay
(standard or executive)
Residential student accommodation (age 18+)
Entry Requirements
This course is suitable for students of all levels of English, except absolute beginners.

About the Programme

– Carefully designed course content

– Our General English Programme combines intensive English language tuition with the opportunity for you to discover Manchester life and make new friends of different nationalities.

– Our teachers and staff are dedicated to helping each individual student improve their English language skills.

– We have comfortable classrooms and student lounge areas. Students can also attend sessions delivered by guest speakers.

– Fun and exciting trips and social activities are arranged for our students.

– Explore Manchester, the UK and make lots of new friends with the social programme, including two afternoon/evening trips or activities plus one full day excursion every week.

Can we help? Get in touch!

Our Course is good for students:

who want to improve their English but do not have a specific goal.

who are considering studying at an English medium university.

who want to begin to improve their English and then move to another more specific course later.

planning to spend a full academic year improving their language, study and subject skills in preparation for future studies.

who want to discover and enjoy life in Manchester.

Free University Placement Service (higher education advisory service)

Our independent UPS advisor will guide you through every stage of the application process.

Lesson Timetable


Individual Lessons 

IH Manchester Students in class.

IH Manchester Students in class.

We are all different. You are unique. You will have personal objectives. Have you got to make a really important presentation for work?  Have you got an important English language test or exam that you must pass? Maybe you don’t have much time? These things can be very important for you.

Maybe it’s time for some individual lessons!

With just you and your personal teacher, you can do so much more work together! You can focus on your personal, professional or educational needs and make progress much quicker. Come on! You can do it!

Name of courseNumber of 60 minute lessons / week Course fees
(GBP £ / week)
Solo 1515540.00
Solo 2020720.00
Solo 2525900.00
Solo 30301,080.00



Combination Lessons

IH Manchester students in class

IH Manchester students in class.

Or you can enjoy the fun of being together with your friends in group classes and also add a few individual lessons too. You can do it your way!

2017 Prices

Name of courseNumber of hours of group lessons per weekNumber of hours of individual lessons per weekCourse fees
GE15 + 151515695.00
GE15 + 5155335.00
GE20 + 5205375.00

2018 Prices

Name of courseNumber of hours of group lessons per weekNumber of hours of individual lessons per weekCourse fees
GE15 + 151515705.00
GE15 + 5155345.00
GE20 + 5205385.00

Start any Monday  (apart from National holidays – please click here to check dates)

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Get in Touch

Brook House
64-72 Spring Gardens
M2 2BQ

Tel: +44 1452 619021
Email :

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