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RESIDENTIAL COURSES – in Brussels or abroad

Residential language lessons in Brussels

The English Academy offers intensive residential language courses with skilled, experienced tutors, all native speakers. These individual lessons are given from Monday to Friday from 9 am to 6 pm.
This is an ideal solution if you want to make maximum progress in just one or two weeks.
Whether for business or personal purposes, we offer you a language training programme that is specially tailored for this kind of full immersion learning. You will work with two different teachers who coordinate activities and make them as varied and interesting as possible to keep your attention focused throughout the whole week.
These private residential lessons take place at our language school in Brussels, where - being the most multilingual city in the world - the most experienced language instructors are based. As a truly international city, it is the ideal setting for serious language training. We are situated near the European Parliament and the other international organisations, that are also long-term clients of our language school.

We are specialized in English.
Unlike residential language courses in England or the USA, catering mainly for teenage students and combining half-day lessons with sports or other leisure activities, we offer a full-immersion training programme built around your individual needs and requirements.
Intensive classes in Dutch, French and other languages are of course also available.

Example of an intensive day of language lessons at The ENGLISH ACADEMY.

9.00 to 10.30 individual lesson
10.30 to 10.40 coffee break with the teacher
10.40 to 12.00 individual lesson
12.00 to 13.15 lunch with the teacher (so that conversation continues in the target language)
13.15 to 14.35 individual lesson
14.35 to 14.45 coffee break with the teacher
14.45 to 16.00 individual lesson
16.00 to 18.00 time for personal study time and homework

P.S.: On Monday, lessons can start at 10:30 and finish at 17:30, allowing for travel time to Brussels on that day.

You will stay in a good standard hotel within walking distance of our language school, called Hotel Derby (see picture above)
Your stay will include breakfast, as well as lunch with your teacher at a local restaurant.

"A great experience! I chose a five-day course. They arranged everything splendidly, including the hotel reservation so that I didn’t have to plan anything myself. I really learned a lot during the intensive course. I admire both of my English teachers. They spotted my weak points in English right away and adapted the didactical material accordingly. I could take my course books home and I use them intensively.”

Angelique Bakker-Scholten - Animal Sciences Group, Lelystad

"It was great to focus exclusively on English for a whole week. The private lessons at the English Academy make it possible to practise exactly what you need and for as long as it takes to make good sentences and to pronounce correctly. The language school has a pleasant feel to it and it is very cozy to have lunch with your teacher outside of the school. I learned a lot in just one week!”

Annemarie Wagemakers - Assistant Professor Health and Society at Wageningen University in the Netherlands
"The teachers of the English Academy in Brussels were considerably better than the ones of a previous English crash course that I took in London. This language school is clearly an excellent professional organisation. Besides that, their price of a week of individual training with hotel accommodation is unbeatable and I was in Brussels in no time by train. A definite recommendation!”

John Huizinga – consultant, Amsterdam

How to get there?
From Brussels Central Station: there is a direct metro line (line 1) to the stop ‘Merode’.
Hotel Derby is right next to the metro. You can walk to the school in 8 minutes.
To get to the school from the metro station, walk down ‘Avenue des Celtes’ until you reach Place St.-Pierre. Rue Louis Hap is the second street on the right along from Place St.-Pierre.

From Brussels South Station / Gare de Midi (terminus Thalys): take metro line 2 to ‘Arts-Loi’, switch to metro line 1 and get off at metro station ‘Merode’.
To get to the school from the metro station, walk down ‘Avenue des Celtes’ until you reach Place St.-Pierre. Rue Louis Hap is the second street on the right along from Place St.-Pierre.

From Brussels National Airport in Zaventem: a taxi will get you here in 15 minutes, but there is also a direct train to ‘Schuman Station’. There you walk down ‘Avenue d’Auderghem’ until you reach ‘Rue Louis Hap’ on your left hand side.

For more information on our location, click here.

One-week residential intensive course: 7 hours/day, 5 days/week = 35 hours
€ 1,950 for one week, including a 4-night hotel stay from Monday to Friday
€ 2,025 for one week, including a 5-night hotel stay from Sunday to Friday
Course material and lunch with the teacher is included. VAT exempt
VAT 21% not included
Additional week(s) of residential lessons
There is a € 130 discount for every additional week.

Special options:

  • Your budget hotel room can be upgraded to a room at The Park Hotel, a charming 4- star business hotel, also within walking distance. This costs an extra € 130 per night.
  • Mid-week starting dates are possible on request.
  • Extra nights for business or tourism can be arranged on request.
  • You can also book these intensive lessons without hotel accommodation.
  • Residential group seminars for companies are also possible in different seminar hotels in Belgium and abroad, depending on your budget and the location of your choice.
    Contact us for a personalised offer.

To reserve your place or to receive more information: 

call us at 02/734 80 73 or send us an email


Residential language lessons abroad

If you prefer going to another country to learn a language, please check the numerous possibilities of our partner.

The English Academy has established a close collaboration with a language school in England, specialised in residential language lessons in the Summer for young people between 11 and 17 years old. These English summer camps start the last week of June until the end of July.
We have choosen them as our partner school because, just like us, they apply the highest quality standards: the didactical project, the activities and the safety of the teenagers are well taken care of.
The courses are taught by experienced British native speakers, the excursion and activity package is very attractive and the children stay in a beautiflul, gated park, always under the surveillance of their monitors.

You can opt for a stay in London, in Stratford-Upon-Avon or at the coast in Dorset.

One of the managers resides in Brussels. This gives you the possibility of fixing an appointment with him to discuss the options and the details of these Summer intensives.

Below, you can click through to their website.

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