Reasons To Choose EiY

English in York was established in 1985. We are accredited by the British Council for the teaching of English in the UK and we are a member of English UK.

English in York strives to give language learners a rewarding international experience.

We care about you

English in York is a boutique English language school which has 60 to 80 students on average, and just over 100 at peak season. Our teachers take time to get to know you and understand your individual needs and learning styles. We are all committed to making sure your learning experience is a success and you have a great time socialising with our other students from around the world.  

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Improve your English fast

We offer a wide range of courses tailored to your interests to help you improve your English language skills. With plenty of opportunities to speak English as well as practice other skills, you can also have the chance to pursue your academic goals by studying at an English-speaking university of your choice.

Work with great teachers

English in York has been delivering quality teaching for over forty years. Our current teachers are highly qualified and dedicated professionals, focused on helping students to succeed with their language learning goals.

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Accredited by the British Council for the teaching of English in the UK
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Experience high quality

Our list of accreditations includes the British Council, Quality Education and membership of English UK. We are committed to providing the highest academic standards in the English teaching industry. The school maintains positive reviews from past students, praising the quality of instruction, supportive environment, and effective preparation techniques. Since inception, thousands of students have gone on to study at an English-speaking Uni after studying with us.

York is a great place to study

The city of York is one of the UK’s most historic and international cities. Visited by over 8 million tourists per year, it is a city with amazing museums and historical sites. Alongside cultural experiences from the past, York is a modern university city with thousands of international students. On average 30 to 40 EiY students go on to study at an English-speaking University each year.

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Enjoy life at school

Our school, Peasholme House, is a beautiful 18th century Georgian house in the centre of York with large classrooms for bigger groups. There is a coffee lounge where you can relax and chat to friends between classes, with a large outdoor seated space where you can enjoy the English summer. Wi-Fi and graded readers are available for all our students.  

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