Intensive Course

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Intensive Course

2-24+ weeks

30 Hours/40 Lessons






A1 - C1

Elementary to Advanced




 8 lessons per day





All lessons are 45 minutes


 We do not offer a

Beginner level course



From August 2013 the minimum age of students wishing to attend this course will be 16 years of age.


Intensive courses focus on the four key principles of reading, writing, speaking and listening. Grammar and vocabulary are also studied

  • to learn English and explore a new country and culture
  • to improve your level of English before taking an English exam course, such as FCE, CAE and IELTS
  • to learn English to improve your career prospects and future work opportunities
  • to learn English but still have enough time for leisure activities
  • to receive a certificate at the end of your course stating your level of achievement

Key facts

  • placement test to ensure a class at the right level
  • regular progress checks
  • regular homework
  • multi-national classes
  • a course book when you arrive (minimum 2 week course)
  • regular tutorials with class teacher to give study advice (two every 10-14 week term)
  • end of course certificate stating hours of study and final levels (Minimum attendance 80%)


Please note that classes at Elementary level are only offered on our Standard course (15 hours per week) and not on the Intensive course.


Student Services

Student Services

Here at Castle School, staff can offer students help on: Welfare & Counselling, Passports & Visas, Insurance & Personal Security, Health & Safety, University Placement Advice and Airport Transfer.

Our Location

Our Location

We are situated a stone's throw from the main Brighton Shopping Centre of Churchill Square and a mere 10 minutes walk from the train station.

Accommodation in Brighton

Accommodation in Brighton

With both Home Stay and Self Catering accommodation on offer, you can find the right accommodation suitable for you. The average commuting time from nearby accommodation to school is just 15-30 mintues.

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