(Manchester | England )

New College Group - Manchester

Bookmark school
9 Portland Street , Manchester (view map)
94% (58 reviews)
      

About New College Group - Manchester

New College Group (NCG) is a specialist college providing English Language courses in schools across the UK and Ireland. Through more than ten years of experience, we have developed a strong reputation with international students for our high quality teaching, friendly staff and state of the art facilities.

We want to make you feel like you are part of one big family. Join NCG to meet students from all over the world and learn English whilst you have fun, enjoy new experiences and make friends! From your first day at our English language school, our team will be there to help you with anything you need and make sure that you take back great memories from studying at New College Group.

Home to the first of our schools, Manchester is a vibrant and bustling city, and a major cultural hub for the North of England. Famous for its stunning architecture, bustling nightlife, and sporting history, it is a fantastic location for both work and play.

Manchester has great transport links both within the city and cross-country, making it a brilliant base for exploring the UK. Our school is centrally located within the popular Piccadilly Gardens area of the city, allowing you to get out and about with ease.

Activities

  • University student social events
  • Architecture
  • Dancing
  • Film
  • Music
  • Art / Painting
  • Art history
  • Cultural tourism (theater, museum, etc.)
  • Fashion
  • Geography
  • Hiking
  • Historical sightseeing
  • History
  • On campus events
  • Local cultural events (festivals, etc.)

Additional Services

  • Visa support
  • Airport/Station transfer
  • Student counselling
  • Facilities for students with disabilities

Accommodation

  • Host family accommodation
  • Host family accommodation without students of same native language
  • Student Residence

Courses

General English

93% 45 Reviews

This course is for students aged: 16-70

Location Type: Town/City

Levels: Upper Intermediate, Advanced, Basic, Intermediate

Class Sizes: Large, 11-20 students, Medium, 6-10 students, One-to-One

Weekly Hours: Relaxed 10-15 hrs/wk, General 15-25 hrs/wk, Intensive 25+ hrs/wk

Our General English courses aim to improve your ability to use English by developing your core language skills – speaking, listening, writing and reading. As well as developing your English skills for international communication, we also include lots of natural, (British) English, drawing on the local area and British culture.

From beginner to advanced level, our General English course will provide you with the skills you need to be confident in your studies or work.
Aims to improve your ability to use English
Develops core language skills-speaking, listening, writing and reading
Increases the knowledge of English grammar and vocabulary
Builds English skills for international communication

Our General English course if ideal for you if you:
Are at any level of English: beginner to advanced.
Want to use English in all contexts, from travel to socialising and business.
Want to improve your overall level before taking an exam preparation course (such as IELTs).

English Exam Preparation

86% 2 Reviews

This course is for students aged: 16-70

Location Type: Seaside

Levels: Advanced, Basic, Intermediate

Weekly Hours: General 15-25 hrs/wk

The IELTS course at NCG is ideal for people who want to apply to a UK university and need to achieve their desired score in the IELTS test.

Led by experienced IELTS teachers with an in-depth knowledge of the exam, our IELTS preparation course will help you to master key English language skills in order to obtain the best results in your preparation for University studies.

This course will cover:
How to answer different question types (e.g. true/false/not given, matching headings).
How to approach each exam paper (reading, writing, listening, and speaking).
Reading and listening techniques (e.g. scanning and skimming a text).
Using academic language effectively.
Time management.

Our IELTS course is the best choice for you if you:
Aim to study at a university or educational institution that requires English language certification.
Want to work in an English speaking country.
Want to study academic language and learn techniques to succeed in your university studies.

English Academic preparation

92% 2 Reviews

This course is for students aged: 16-70

Location Type: Town/City

Levels: Intermediate, Advanced

The course is designed to provide students who will be starting a University course in the United Kingdom, with a range of academic skills, such as writing, reading, listening and critical thinking.

The course will cover many areas including : Writing, Reading, Listening, Critical thinking, Paraphrasing, Inferring meaning, Summary writing, Planning essays, Analysing questions, Note­taking skills, Referencing, Recognising plagiarism, Writing a thesis statement and Understanding abstracts. Key language required for seminars, lectures and tutorials will also be covered.

This course can be studied as either a separate course of 5 hours a week or as a skills class.

Students studying General English and IELTS can add English for University as a skills class as long as they fulfill course requirements.

Business English

100% 5 Reviews

This course is for students aged: 16-70

Class Sizes: Large, 11-20 students, Medium, 6-10 students

Weekly Hours: General 15-25 hrs/wk

Gain the skills needed to function effectively in international business situations and boost your employability with our Business English course. Improve your Business English grammar, and practice key skills such as reading, writing, listening and speaking in a business-specific context.

Key themes include customer relationships, presenting in meetings, advertising and marketing, and sales pitching.

Tailor made English courses

100% 1 Review

This course is for students aged: 16-70

Weekly Hours: Relaxed 10-15 hrs/wk, Intensive 25+ hrs/wk, General 15-25 hrs/wk

Location Type: Town/City

We offer individual tailor-made lessons that give students an opportunity to work on areas of particular interest or concern.

These are available on a one to one basis or group lessons. Contact us for further details.

Junior English Programs

100% 3 Reviews

This course is for students aged: 13-70

Levels: Intermediate, Advanced, Basic

Weekly Hours: Relaxed 10-15 hrs/wk

Location Type: Town/City

At New College Group, learning not only takes place in the classroom; which is why we have developed an amazing social programme to ensure that our juniors have fun as they study!

What’s included

15 hours of English lessons per week
One full day and one half day excursions per week
Activities
Luxury single en-suite rooms
Airport transfer, Manchester International Airport only (other airports available at a fee)
Study material
Course completion certificate
Residential Accommodation
All meals included
Swimming pool, sports facilities,
Free Wi-fi, games room and a cinema room

Brochures

Reviews

94%
58 Reviews
95%
Courses
90%
Value
96%
Facilities
94%
Service
94%
Activities

What students are saying

Sort By:

Search results: 10 of 58 total results
New College Group - Manchester

Spain   

studied English Academic preparation

Preintermediate

NCG has been a great experience for me, both in the field of learning the language and meeting and making friends with other nationalities.
The school is very well prepared, with highly qualifiel teachers and even its activities to do with the students are great, both speaking in groups as well as film, football and travel activities

posted 2 years ago

New College Group - Manchester

Brazil   

studied General English

I had the time of my life!

NCG Manchester is a fully equiped college which provides students with the perfect learning atmosphere, excelent teachers and a mix of nationalities, so that you not only learn English but also get to know people from all over the world. I made friends for life!!!
Manchester is a very interesting city and I love everything about it :)
Hopefully, I'll be back next year!

Raz

posted 4 years ago

New College Group - Manchester

Brazil   

studied General English

I had the time of my life!

NCG Manchester provides students with the perfect learning atmosphere and a mix of nationalities, so that you not only learn English but also get to know people from all over the world. I made friends for life!!!
Manchester is a very interesting city and there

posted 4 years ago

New College Group - Manchester

Brazil   

studied General English

I had the time of my life!

NCG Manchester provides students with the perfect learning atmosphere and a mix of nationalities, so that you not only learn English but also get to know people from all over the world. I made friends for life!!!
Manchester is a very interesting city and there

posted 4 years ago

New College Group - Manchester

Spain   

studied General English

NCG is fantastic

NCG is the best place to learn english and enjoy your time in Manchester. All the staff is really nice and funny and they help you with everything. The activities are so cool and they give you the opportunity of meet a lot of new people from all over the world. Also the college is located in Manchester city centre so you are really close to the most important things to see in Manchester I've been in NCG 3 times and I'm sure I'll come back soon.

posted 4 years ago

New College Group - Manchester

Brazil   

studied General English

General English at NCG

It was a great experience, learned a lot and loved the experiences with the teachers and the student council, you have to go to the activities, I also recommend watching the movies that are available there.

posted 4 years ago

New College Group - Manchester

Saudi Arabia   

studied General English

About Manchester

The school is in the middle of the city centre.
The first class starts at 8:45 And you can be late till 9:00 o'clock.
The break time is fifteen minutes

posted 4 years ago

New College Group - Manchester

Israel   

studied General English

My time in NCG

It’s nice college,and have good staf if you need any help there are help you
And in this college you have a lot of things to do like activities. And there you have a time. I love this college and I know a lot of things from this college.

posted 4 years ago

New College Group - Manchester

Saudi Arabia   

studied General English

Best thing about the school...

I liked the teachers and classes at NCG

posted 5 years ago

New College Group - Manchester

Turkey   

studied General English

Besting

I love school because I learned English in here

posted 5 years ago

Pictures

Videos

Get Price
What do you want to learn?
Which schools do you want to contact?
So that the school can calculate your discount, tell us a bit about you...
Send me info about:

This information comes from our trusted partners

I consent to CourseFinders using my personal data according to the Privacy Policy
Get Price