Southbourne School of English - Adults

Southbourne School of English - Adults

School Address:
Southbourne School of English
30 Beaufort Road Southbourne
Bournemouth
Dorset
BH6 5AL
United Kingdom

Southbourne School of English is a successful family-owned language school established in 1966, set in a perfect location, occupying purpose-built facilities in a safe and beautiful residential area of Bournemouth and a ten-minute walk from the town’s award-winning golden beaches, and a short bus-ride from the town centre. It is the perfect destination for students who want to make the most of their stay in England. Bournemouth, is a comfortable two-hour train journey from London and many other places of world-renown are within easy reach including Salisbury Cathedral, Stonehenge, Winchester, the Jurassic Coast (a World Heritage Site), the New Forest National Park, Bath, Oxford, and more.

British CouncilENGLISH UKQuality English

School Facilities

  • Tea or Coffee
  • Snack machines
  • Social activities
  • Television room
  • Self study material
  • Printing service
  • Computer room
  • Cultural trips
  • Coffee shop
  • Car parking
  • Audio learning
  • Canteen
  • Eating area
  • Internet WIFI
  • Library
  • Free internet access
  • After class/extra curricular seminars

Language courses


General English - Main course (15 Lessons per week)

General English (GC) - Our General English courses is designed to fit your language needs and comprises of 15 one-hour General English lessons, developing all four skills as well as grammar, pronuncia ... read more

Start date
Every Monday
Duration
15 lessons / week
Level Course levels
Beginner, A1, A2, B1, B2, C1.
Maximum Class size
14 students
Minimum Course Length
1 week
Maximum Course Length
50 weeks
Class times
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri: 09:15 - 12:45
Registration fee
€100.80

Starting from €190.41 /week

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Intensive English - Main course (21 Lessons per week)

General English (VIC)- Our General English courses is designed to fit your language needs and comprises of 15 one-hour General English lessons, developing all four skills as well as grammar, pronuncia ... read more

Start date
Every Monday
Duration
21 lessons / week
Level Course levels
Beginner, A1, A2, B1, B2, C1.
Maximum Class size
16 students
Minimum Course Length
1 week
Maximum Course Length
50 weeks
Class times
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri: 08:45 - 13:45
Registration fee
€100.80
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General English - Main course (15 Lessons per week)

General English (VGC) - Our General English courses is designed to fit your language needs and comprises of 15 one-hour General English lessons, developing all four skills as well as grammar, pronunci ... read more

Start date
Every Monday
Duration
15 lessons / week
Level Course levels
Beginner, A1, A2, B1, B2, C1.
Maximum Class size
16 students
Minimum Course Length
1 week
Maximum Course Length
50 weeks
Class times
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri: 08:45 - 12:15
Registration fee
€100.80
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General English - Main course (21 Lessons per week)

General Plus / One-to-One (GCP) - Our General English courses is designed to fit your language needs and comprises of 15 one-hour General English lessons, developing all four skills as well as grammar ... read more

Start date
Every Monday
Duration
21 lessons / week
Level Course levels
Beginner, A1, A2, B1, B2, C1.
Maximum Class size
14 students
Minimum Course Length
1 week
Maximum Course Length
50 weeks
Class times
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri: 09:15 - 12:45
Registration fee
€100.80

Starting from €599.22 /week

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Intensive English - Main course (21 Lessons per week)

Intensive English (IC) - This course comprises 15 one-hour General English lessons, developing all four skills as well as grammar and vocabulary.  In addition, there are 6 hours of intensive classes.  ... read more

Start date
Every Monday
Duration
21 lessons / week
Level Course levels
Beginner, A1, A2, B1, B2, C1.
Maximum Class size
14 students
Minimum Course Length
1 week
Maximum Course Length
50 weeks
Class times
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri: 09:15 - 15:30
Registration fee
€100.80

Starting from €218.41 /week

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Intensive English - Main course (27 Lessons per week)

Intensive Plus / One-to-One (ICP) - The Intensive English courses is designed to fit your language needs and comprises of 15 one-hour General English lessons in the morning and 6 hours of Intensive le ... read more

Start date
Every Monday
Duration
27 lessons / week
Level Course levels
Beginner, A1, A2, B1, B2, C1.
Maximum Class size
14 students
Minimum Course Length
1 week
Maximum Course Length
50 weeks
Class times
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri: 09:15 - 12:45
Registration fee
€100.80

Starting from €638.42 /week

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Private 1:1 (EN) - Additional course (1 Lessons per week)

One - to- One (ONO) - If you have very specific goals, we offer one-to-one lessons to help you achieve the standard of English you are looking for. Our students use these sessions to solve particular ... read more

Start date
Every Monday
Duration
1 lessons / week
Level Course levels
Beginner, A1, A2, B1, B2, C1.
Maximum Class size
1 students
Minimum Course Length
1 week
Maximum Course Length
50 weeks
Class times
To be confirmed
Registration fee
€100.80

Starting from €61.60 /week

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English Exam Course - Main course (21 Lessons per week)

Preliminary English Test (PET) - 6 weeks of 15 hours General English course + 6 hours specialised lessons per week. You can use your time with us to gain an internationally recognised language qualifi ... read more

Start date
Every Monday
Duration
21 lessons / week
Level Course levels
B1.
Maximum Class size
10 students
Minimum Course Length
6 weeks
Maximum Course Length
6 weeks
Class times
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri: 09:15 - 15:30
Registration fee
€100.80

Starting from €280.01 /week

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English Exam Course - Main course (21 Lessons per week)

Key English Test (KET) - 6 weeks of 15 hours General English course + 6 hours specialised lessons per week. You can use your time with us to gain an internationally recognised language qualification. ... read more

Start date
Every Monday
Duration
21 lessons / week
Level Course levels
A2.
Maximum Class size
10 students
Minimum Course Length
6 weeks
Maximum Course Length
6 weeks
Class times
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri: 09:15 - 15:30
Registration fee
€100.80

Starting from €280.01 /week

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English Exam Course - Main course (21 Lessons per week)

First Certificate in English (FCE) - You can use your time with us to gain an internationally recognised language qualification. If you plan to enter into higher education and widen your career prospe ... read more

Start date
Every Monday
Duration
21 lessons / week
Level Course levels
B2.
Maximum Class size
10 students
Minimum Course Length
4 weeks
Maximum Course Length
4 weeks
Class times
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri: 09:15 - 15:30
Registration fee
€100.80

Starting from €313.61 /week

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English Exam Course - Main course (21 Lessons per week)

Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) - You can use your time with us to gain an internationally recognised language qualification. If you plan to enter into higher education and widen your career pro ... read more

Start date
Every Monday
Duration
21 lessons / week
Level Course levels
C1.
Maximum Class size
10 students
Minimum Course Length
4 weeks
Maximum Course Length
4 weeks
Class times
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri: 09:15 - 15:30
Registration fee
€100.80
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English Exam Course - Main course (21 Lessons per week)

Certificate of Proficiency in Advanced English (CPE) - Advanced (C2) English course. You can use your time with us to gain an internationally recognised language qualification. If you plan to enter in ... read more

Start date
Every Monday
Duration
21 lessons / week
Level Course levels
C1.
Maximum Class size
10 students
Minimum Course Length
4 weeks
Maximum Course Length
4 weeks
Class times
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri: 09:15 - 15:30
Registration fee
€100.80

Starting from €453.61 /week

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English Exam Course - Main course (30 Lessons per week)

Special Summer FCE Course and Examination (FCES) - You can use your time with us to gain an internationally recognised language qualification. If you plan to enter into higher education and widen your ... read more

Start date
Every Monday
Duration
30 lessons / week
Level Course levels
B2.
Maximum Class size
10 students
Minimum Course Length
3 weeks
Maximum Course Length
3 weeks
Class times
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri: 09:15 - 15:30
Registration fee
€100.80
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English Exam Course - Main course (21 Lessons per week)

International English Language Testing System (IELTS) - You can use your time with us to gain an internationally recognised language qualification. If you plan to enter into higher education and widen ... read more

Start date
Every Monday
Duration
21 lessons / week
Level Course levels
B1.
Maximum Class size
10 students
Minimum Course Length
4 weeks
Maximum Course Length
4 weeks
Class times
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri: 09:15 - 15:30
Registration fee
€100.80

Starting from €313.61 /week

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Business English - Main course (21 Lessons per week)

Business English Certificate (BECP) Preliminary - 8 weeks course of 15 hours general English + 6 hours BEC preparation per week. BEC qualifications are particularly suitable for students wishing to us ... read more

Start date
Every Monday
Duration
21 lessons / week
Level Course levels
B1.
Maximum Class size
10 students
Minimum Course Length
8 weeks
Maximum Course Length
8 weeks
Class times
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri: 09:15 - 15:30
Registration fee
€100.80

Starting from €280.01 /week

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Business English - Main course (21 Lessons per week)

Business English Certificate (BECV) Vantage - 8 weeks course of 15 hours general English + 6 hours BEC preparation per week. BEC qualifications are particularly suitable for students wishing to use th ... read more

Start date
Every Monday
Duration
21 lessons / week
Level Course levels
B2.
Maximum Class size
10 students
Minimum Course Length
8 weeks
Maximum Course Length
8 weeks
Class times
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri: 09:15 - 15:30
Registration fee
€100.80

Starting from €280.01 /week

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Business English - Main course (21 Lessons per week)

Business English Certificate (BECH) Higher - 8 weeks course of 15 hours general English + 6 hours BEC preparation per week. BEC qualifications are particularly suitable for students wishing to use the ... read more

Start date
Every Monday
Duration
21 lessons / week
Level Course levels
C1.
Maximum Class size
10 students
Minimum Course Length
8 weeks
Maximum Course Length
8 weeks
Class times
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri: 09:15 - 15:30
Registration fee
€100.80

Starting from €280.01 /week

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English for Seniors 50+ - Main course (15 Lessons per week)

50 Plus Courses - Our 50+ Course is incredibly popular with mature students wanting to improve their English. As well as focusing on spoken English (grammar, listening, reading, and pronunciation), w ... read more

Start date
Every Monday
Duration
15 lessons / week
Level Course levels
A1, A2, B1, B2.
Maximum Class size
12 students
Minimum Course Length
2 weeks
Maximum Course Length
2 weeks
Class times
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun: 09:15 - 12:45
Registration fee
€100.80
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Accommodation


Host family - Single room with shared bathroom (Half Board)


We make sure that all our students have a happy, safe home to return to after school. All our host families have been carefully selected by us and some have been working with us for years. ...


Accommodation Type: Host family
Minimum Age: 16
Maximum number of students per room: 1
Mandatory Transfer: No
Board: Half Board
Minimum Stay (Nights): 7
Preferred arrival/departure: on weekends
Placement Fee: €0.00

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Student Reviews

School staff: very friendly + helpful, the teachers are very knowledgeable and deal with the material very well Accommodation: very good (next time I will stay in a host family because you can use your English more)

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Everything worked out great - host family was really great - school was also good!

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Language programme for my son Marcell: lessons must have been excellent, Marcell learned a lot, he was very impressed by the friendly and maternal care from the host mother

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