Small, family-run school in a beautiful city centre location with a maximum of 15 students. Our students are motivated, professional adults. No teenagers. Courses are tailor-made and flexible.
Worcester School of English is based in a beautiful 18th century building of 800 square metres right in the centre of Worcester, just a few minutes' walk from the main shopping area. There are 11 training classrooms, self-access centre, internet café, student lounge, kitchen and garden. High speed internet access (wired & wireless) is FREE for all. The atmosphere is professional but very friendly. Everyone is on first name terms and you will quickly feel comfortable mixing with the staff and other students.
The school is owned and run by husband and wife team Rick & Sue Johns. They live in a village near Worcester, so they are always around to look after you.
Sue is a BA Hons. graduate in English & History and holds a Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE), the Diploma in English Language Teaching to Adults and a distinction in teaching Business English (Cert TEB).
Rick is a BSc Hons. graduate in Electronic & Electrical Engineering. Before joining Sue at WSE, he worked for many years in the international oil industry where he gained a broad knowledge of different cultures, and a passion for perfection. Thanks to Rick the school building, facilities and resources are outstanding - he won't settle for anything less!
Business English group course for professional people in very small classes of 4 students max (often just 2-3 students). You can combine with one-to-one lessons to make a very focused Business English course, as well as combining Business and General English. We're flexible to your needs!
We offer a General English programme year round with courses starting every Monday including Christmas, Easter and Summer holiday periods. The social programme combines with your study programme to create a wonderful vacation experience!
We can offer preparation courses for IELTS, BULATS or TOEIC exams as part of a General Combination (GC30) course or Business Combination (BC30) course. You will spend your one-to-one sessions concentrating on exam preparation and you will join your group classes to develop general or business skills as appropriate.
At certain times of the year we also run 6 week IELTS preparation group courses, finishing with taking the IELTS exam on the final Saturday. Please contact us if you are interested in these courses.
Priority is given to speaking, listening and pronunciation in very small classes of max 6 students (often just 3 or 4 students). Classes follow a "Communication Framework" to ensure a good mix of skills. You can also combine with one-to-one lessons to make a very intensive English course
We offer a very high quality summer English programme in July and August each year specifically for 13-17 year olds. Full programme of lessons and excursions included - more information at www.worcester-summer.com (you will need to copy and paste this link into your browser).