Learn English at LTC Brighton

Study English in the UK’s south coast student city!

LTC Brighton is a friendly, medium-sized school not far from the city centre and next to the residential area where most of our homestay is located.

LTC Brighton is well-located so you can make the most of your stay: just 15 minutes by bus from the city centre, 8 minutes’ walk from the beach and homestay accommodation within easy walking distance of the school.

What teaching qualifications do the teachers have?

We have five permanent teachers with postgraduate and Master’s degree qualifications in teaching English and an average of 20 years’ experience.

All our teachers have an English language teaching qualification that meets the requirements of the British Council accreditation scheme (minimum CELTA/Trinity Cert TESOL or equivalent).

Our teachers have a wide range of backgrounds and strengths, including:

  • Writing and blogging experts
  • Business and one-to-one specialists
  • Examiners for Cambridge, IELTS and Trinity
  • Teacher trainers
  • Actors and performers

How big are the classes?

We have small classes on our adult English language courses: a maximum of only 12 students per class.

We usually have between 40 and 260 students depending on the season.

Our school has 18 classrooms and a capacity of 210 students, or 260 in the summer when we hire extra classrooms at St Christopher’s, an independent school just 7 minutes’ walk from LTC.

Where do our students come from?

The school has an excellent mix of students from many different countries – in 2014 58% of adult students came from Western Europe, 16% from Eastern Europe (including Turkey), 13% from Latin America, 9% from the Far East, 4% from Asia and 1% from other parts of the world.

In 2014, students from 53 different countries studied on our English courses at LTC Brighton.

Nationality Mix 2014 (adult students)

Italian 22% Spanish 11%
Polish 11% Swiss 7%
Colombian 7% Austrian 6%
French 6% UAE 5%
Turkish 4% Uruguayan 3%

School Fact File

  • Established 1972

  • School Capacity 210-260 students

  • Distance from City Centre 15 minutes from Brighton centre by bus

  • School Facilities 18 classrooms, computer centre, student lounge, patio garden, student kitchen, free WiFi access

  • Nationalities 2014 (adult students) 58% Western Europe, 16% Eastern Europe, 13% Latin America, 9% Far East, 4% Asia, 1% rest of the world

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  • School Address 55-61 Portland Road, Hove, East Sussex, BN3 5DQ, UK


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