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Our priority is to do our best to keep our students safe. As a result there may be times when we may not be able to offer our traditional social programme.

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Hilderstone College - Intensive English

English + Sightseeing

About the course

If you would like to combine your English studies with some visits to local places of interest, this is the course for you! Spend your mornings developing your language skills with our friendly and experienced tutors, and then make the most of our wonderful location with excursions to a variety of destinations.

Due to the Covid-19 situation, there may be times when other students join the class online (hybrid learning). To enable the class to interact with one another, everyone should be prepared to connect online. You will receive access details in advance. All students need to bring either a laptop or a tablet to take part in our courses. 


Your morning classes are designed to improve your overall level of English and increase your confidence in using the language in a variety of situations, especially in social situations and while travelling. Your tutors will develop your grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation, and provide plenty of opportunity for speaking practice.


On this course, students will improve both their accuracy and fluency to enable them to communicate more confidently in English, in a variety of situations.

Course dates 2023

  • 28/05/2023 - 03/06/2023 (1 week)

Please note: the College is closed on 01/05/2023 and 29/05/2023. A free excursion/activity will be offered to students on these days. 

Course fees 2023

  • Registration fee: £90
  • Tuition fee: £390 per week
  • Homestay accommodation (if required): £180 per week

Full Terms and Conditions of individual enrolments available here

Group quotations and programmes are available on request.

I really enjoyed my stay at Hilderstone, especially because of the people, the warm atmosphere [and] very interesting excursions.

Charlotte, Germany

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
09.00 - 10.30
11.00 - 12.30
Morning classes: language development Excursion
e.g. London, Cambridge, Oxford, Windsor Castle, Leeds Castle, Brighton or a local activity/ festival

Free day
  Lunch break
13.45 - 14.45
15.00 - 16.00
Tour of local area + cream tea Visit to Dover Castle Visit to the coastal town of Whitstable Visit to Faversham Visit to the city of Canterbury
16.00 - 17.00 Optional supervised self-study

*Note: optional supervised self-study not included!

Enrolment Procedure

Enrolment Procedure Step 1 Complete our enrolment form
Enrolment Procedure Step 2 Submit your pre-course test and questionnaire
Enrolment Procedure Step 3 Once we have accepted your enrolment, pay a non-refundable deposit of £400 or the full amount. Click here for our Payment & Banking page.
Enrolment Procedure Step 4 Please tell us your travel plans when you have this information
On your first day, you will meet the staff, we will show you around the College and Broadstairs and we will further assess your level. We will make sure you're all ready to start your course!
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Hilderstone College - Intensive English