Our English Language School in Brighton
The basic philosophy of the school is to create a communicative and educational environment in which students are immersed in the English language and British culture.
We have two school buildings, both situated a short walk away from our residence at the West Beach Hotel and within easy reach of Brighton Pier, Churchill Square Shopping Centre, the Royal Pavilion and, of course, the beach.
Our Holland Road school is housed in a large traditional 1930s house with a student lounge, courtyard and free internet access. Our Queen's Road school in central Brighton is a modern renovation of a regency building minutes from Brighton station and the shopping district of the Lanes. This site has a student lounge and free internet access. Students here have use of the pretty park opposite, where a weekly international food market is held in the summer.
Sprachcaffe Languages Plus, Brighton is part of the global Languages Plus, which has more than 30 language schools worldwide and over 30 years' experience in providing language training.
Why Choose Sprachcaffe Languages Plus, Brighton?
Sprachcaffe Languages Plus believes that a language experience should not only offer tuition but also an immersion into the rhythm and lifestyle of the host country. In this way, it is possible to learn the language effectively and at the same time discover the customs and culture of the country.
The school has:
- A warm, family-like atmosphere
- Over 30 years of experience in providing language training
- Small classes
- Students from all over the world
- The latest teaching methods
- Friendly, supportive and helpful staff who are fully qualified, dedicated and experienced
- A variety of different accommodation options located near the language school
- Unusual, fun and cultural free time activities
Social Activities, Excursions and Events in Brighton
There is never a shortage of things to do in Brighton and the staff at our Brighton school are always on hand to make sure you have a memorable time here. There is lots of information available at school to help you plan your free time and our staff will even help you book tours. Many local businesses provide services such as discos, language exchanges, walking tours, international and specialist cuisine etc specifically for international students. Information about these businesses is available throughout the school buildings. For groups and junior students our staff organise a social programme so that students don't need to plan their free time at all! The social programme typically includes visits to local areas of interest plus day trips, sports, karaoke/film/quiz evenings, welcome/farewell parties, barbecues, beach picnics, activities such an afternoon in a music studio or at laser zone and much more. Many of our activities and events are designed to give students the opportunity to enjoy a real taste of Brighton and the surrounding countryside, as well as English customs and culture. For example: sampling traditional cream tea, going for fish and chips, eating candyfloss on Brighton Pier or a picnic in the gardens of the Royal Pavilion.
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Brighton is home to countless entertainment venues. Around 300 local pubs offer live music and comedy and the Theatre Royal shows a variety of performances including musicals recently transferred from the West End and the Royal Shakespeare Company. At the Brighton Dome and Brighton centre you can see some of the best bands on tour. Brighton’s nightclubs are world renowned and offer every kind of music from cutting edge techno and house to salsa and Latin.
Brighton hosts an extensive array of festivals and events every year. There is something happening no matter what time of year you choose to visit and many festivals are free! In spring we have the Brighton Festival (the biggest arts festival in the UK), the Brighton Festival, Sussex Beer and Cider Festival and the Brighton Festival of Japan. In summer there is Paddle Round the Pier, Brighton Pride and the Soundwaves Festival. In autumn you can enjoy the Food and Drink Festival, Brighton Comedy Festival and the White Nights. In the colder months there is the film festival and the Burning of the Clocks.
Brighton is a shopping haven! The city has several major shopping areas which offer something for every budget. Western Road has many souvenir shops, Churchill Square shopping centre has all the major brands, the unique and quaint Lanes contain small independent boutiques, teashops and restaurants.
Brighton is an active and outdoor city. There are cycle lanes along the beach promenade and bicycles can be hired, there are table tennis tables throughout the city in summer, several parks with tennis courts, sports centres, gyms and swimming pools. Our staff at the school can advise you about the best venues for practising your favourite sport. We have a student running a school football evening too. If you prefer watching sport to participating in it, there are many pubs, bars and cafes showing all the major games.