Christian English Language Centre

Established in 1977, CELC is a small (30 - 80 students), high quality, owner-operated and friendly school with a Christian foundation and a caring family atmosphere.

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Founded as a UK school of English in1977, CELC was originally located in Bournemouth but moved to a new home in nearby Christchurch in 2006.

All of our teaching staff are professionally qualified to teach English to speakers of other languages and very committed to offering you the best possible tuition.

The whole CELC team is dedicated to ensuring that your English improves significantly while you are at CELC. If you are looking for an English course in the UK of 2 weeks to 11 months, the school is confident that you can exceed your expectations. That's why, in addition to aiming to provide the best possible English tuition, the school will do all that they can to help you have a wonderful experience in the UK.

CELC is accredited by the British Council, an organisation that inspects English language schools in Britain to ensure that they meet high standards of quality for those wishing to study English courses in the UK. They are also members of EnglishUK, the national association of accredited language centres, and RALSA, the association of accredited English language schools in Bournemouth.

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Christchurch, England, United Kingdom


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