Classes are not normally held on public (national) holidays, or over Christmas, and compensation is not made for classes not held on holidays. Please check on the table below before booking your course.

Public Holidays

New Year's Day 1 January 3 January*
Good Friday 2 April 15 April
Easter Monday 5 April 18 April
Early May Bank Holiday 3 May 2 May
Spring Bank Holiday 31 May 2 June
Platinum Jubilee bank holiday   3 June
Summer Bank Holiday 30 August 29 August
Christmas Day 27 December* 27 December*
Boxing Day 28 December* 26 December
*substitute day - when the usual date of a public holiday falls on a Saturday or Sunday, a 'substitute day' is given, normally the following Monday.

Christmas Closure 2021/22

The school will be closed for the Christmas break from Thursday 23rd December 2021 to Tuesday 4th January 2022, that is, the last day of studies will be Thursday 23rd December 2021 and the first day of studies in the new year will be Tuesday 4th January 2022.

Special Public Holidays

The laws allow for the dates of public holidays to be changed, and other holidays to be declared, for example to celebrate special occasions.

Online English Summer School
Online English Summer School

Improve your English, have fun, make friends from around the world, discuss topics that are important to you. Summer School for juniors runs from 14th June 2021 - 17th September 2021.

You can select different courses and clubs depending on the time you have available. There are plenty of options to choose from: Cambridge Exam Preparation, General English, Film-making and Discussion Club, Debating Club, Storytelling Club, Book Club, Young Leaders Club

All courses include the Friday Night Social activity.

Summer School in Bath

Our English language holiday courses are designed to help you improve your English, make friends from around the world, and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Each morning you will study English, focusing on speaking English, listening, reading and writing. In the afternoon and evenings there is a busy programme of cultural excursions, sports and social activities.

Social Responsibility

Languages United aims to be socially responsible and help the local and global communities. We are conscious of environmental changes and the need for everyone to act. We are taking action as an organisation and encourage our students to do the same.

Useful phrases for describing the online classroom

You have booked your online English language lessons and you have logged in to Google Classroom. You have set up your study space and you have tested all your tech. What next?

We have put together 15 useful words and phrases to help you make the most of your Zoom classroom for live online lessons.

Improving your English for SELT

If you are planning to live, work or study in the UK, you may be asked to prove your level of English with an English language test. Here we answer some questions about SELT and look at how to improve your English for the exam.

English courses for healthcare professionals

The United Kingdom's National Health Service (NHS) requires its staff to have the English language skills necessary to provide patients with effective and safe care. We provide preparation courses to help you reach the level of English required.