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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.


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 2024

  • 27 May - 1 June 2024 

Please note: the College is closed on Monday 27/05/2024. A free excursion/activity will be offered to students on these days. 

Course fees 2024

  • Registration fee: £90
  • Tuition fee: £450 per week
  • Homestay accommodation (if required): £195 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

Sample timetable

Subject to availability

  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,  Leeds Castle, Brighton or a local activity.

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


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