Manchester and Exeter Social Activities
Manchester is one of the largest cities in England and is easily accessible by air. It is home to one of the UK's largest airports (Manchester International Airport) with other low-cost airports close by in Liverpool, Leeds and Blackpool. Train, bus and taxi services are readily available from all of these airports direct to Manchester city centre.
Manchester has one of the best motorway networks in England and has three railway stations with fast and frequent trains to many cities around Great Britain. Average journey time from Manchester to London by train is just two hours and ten minutes.
Manchester's excellent public transport network makes travelling around Manchester city centre and its suburbs very easy. You can choose to travel by Metro (tram) or bus.
Two world class football clubs, three outstanding universities, the centre of the industrial revolution, some of the best British bands of all time, fabulous shopping, unforgettable nightlife, amazing restaurants and a totally unique blend of modern and gothic architecture.
Speaking Classes at Manchester Art Gallery. Take part in free speaking sessions twice a month on Wednesday afternoons in Manchester Art Gallery. 'English Corner' is an English conversation class led by a qualified English teacher. The session comprises discussion on pieces of art exhibited in the gallery at the time. Ask for the next class dates at our reception.
Games Night. This social activity involves playing a selection of games, such as Pictionary and Charades. We practise our conversation skills.
International Food Night. Bring food and taste delicious dishes from other countries. Practise English with students and teachers.
Trip to Liverpool.
•Tate Liverpool (art gallery and museum)
•Liverpool One (shopping, residential and leisure complex)
•The Cavern Pub
Trip to Castleton. This was a chance to escape the city and get some fresh air! Britain is world famous for its countryside and this area of natural beauty will take your breath away.
Bowling. Communicate School of English organises school bowling nights at Dogbowl in Manchester. It's always a fun but competitive night!
Pub Quiz Night. Our students had a chance to spend an evening in a traditional English Pub and test themselves on British trivia. This event is available to students who are 18 or over.
International Culture Event. It was a chance for students to share some gifts that are specific to their country and culture. We organised some multicultural games taking advantage of cultural diversity of our students.
Police Museum Trip. A chance for students to find out about Manchester's more sinister side, an ex policeman gave a fascinating talk about how Manchester police dealt with crime in the past. Students had a chance to take a seat on a prison bed in a real cell and learn how to tell the difference between real and fake money!
Christmas Party. We celebrated your end of year achievements with fellow students and teachers.
British Food Night. We organised a meal at a traditional Carvery Pub to prove to students that, contrary to popular opinion, not all British food is terrible. Roast beef? Yes! …. Delicious vegetables? Certainly! …..Vegetarian option available? Of course!
Trips to the local cinema. Come with us to watch the latest movies.
About Exeter. With many interesting and exciting sporting, and other outdoor activities, such as football, golf, tennis, walking, cycling, canoeing, swimming, surfing, wind-surfing, exercise and local gyms, there are always things to do and if you are interested in culture we have 2000 years of sites and attractions for you to explore.
Visit the colourful markets and explore a gallery or show. At the weekend, spend a leisurely day with entertainment in Princesshay, events at the Exeter Phoenix, or try one of the city's many restaurants, tea rooms, cafes and delicatessens, with food to please every taste and budget.
Exeter has an incredible 12th century cathedral, with the longest roof of its type in the world. Free guided tours allow you to explore the fascinating past of this famous city, from romans to ghosts, kings, queens and criminals.
Facts About Exeter
•Exeter has been voted "Britain's Best City" for quality of life.
•Exeter has 8 restaurants included in the 'Which Good Food Guide'.
•Exeter has excellent facilities for sport, activities, culture, music, shopping and socialising
•Exeter has an award winning shopping development with more than 60 shops, cafes and restaurants.
•Exeter is a Cathedral city and the capital of the beautiful South West of England.
•Exeter has more facilities per head of population than any other city in Britain outside of London.
•From shopping to eating to entertainment, Exeter has it all.
•Exeter is only 2hrs by train from London – ideal for a day or weekend visit
•Exeter airport has direct flights to Alicante, Paris, Barcelona, Geneva, Amsterdam etc15 abr 2016