Imagine English is located within the heart of Liverpool City Centre and we think there are so many advantages to learning English in Liverpool. The city of Liverpool has everything you could want on your doorstep, from the friendly people to a vast amount of high-quality leisure activities.
1. The Kindest People in the UK
It will come as no surprise to anyone from the city, but in 2017 Liverpool was voted as the “The UK’s Kindest City”. In a nationwide survey conducted by a hotel group, Liverpool came out on top. The likelihood that someone from Liverpool would perform an act of kindness is over double the national average. In addition to this, Liverpool has consistently been highly ranked in the UK’s friendliest cities. Anyone and everyone will talk to you in Liverpool
2. Become culturally enriched
Can you guess where in the world you can find three UNESCO world heritage sites within the closest proximity? That’s right, Liverpool’s spectacular waterfront has this claim to fame with the Royal Liver Building, The Cunard Building and The Port of Liverpool Building. Liverpool is also home to a wide variety of museums, theatres and art galleries which can be accessed for free. St George’s Hall and Liverpool’s two cathedrals are very impressive too.
3. The Accent is like a song
Learning English in Liverpool will be like nowhere else in the world. Liverpudlians have one of the most distinctive accents in the world, it has been heavily influenced by the huge influx into the city of Irish and Welsh people. We are completely sure that you will fall in love with the accent and what better way to learn English than being surrounded by one of the most distinct regional dialects.
4. The Leisure Scene
Liverpool was voted by students as the best nightlife in the UK. With such a wide range of bars and restaurants, you could find any type of food or drink you would desire. A great thing about bars in Liverpool is that you would often find live music. This has been influenced by the Merseybeat culture and why not go to the Cavern Club and sing along to some of the Beatles classics? Practising your English listening skills in one of the most iconic venues is a must.
5. The Sporting Culture
If Sport is your thing then Liverpool has it all. The city is home to the famous Liverpool FC (current Premier league and Club World Champions) and Premierlague team Everton. In other sports there is a variety of boxers and athletics champion Katrina Johnson-Thompson. There are so many sports clubs in the city, with pretty much every sport imaginable available. A great way to meet local people and practise your English whilst exercising.
6. Multi-Culturalism and Diversity
Learning English in Liverpool has the added advantage of being able to immerse yourself in such a multi-cultural environment. We have already eluded to the cities ability to serve food from all four corners of the globe, but the city does have a great buzzing variety of cultures living here. Liverpool is twinned with Shanghai and Dublin and you can see that. Liverpool has a Chinatown quarter, which boasts a stunning unique temple. You can’t walk far without noticing the Irish influences, whether it will be bars, accents or street names. Liverpool is a city welcome to everyone.
Liverpool is located superbly in the North West of England. There is a whole coastline to explore within local public transport access. The beaches of Ainsdale, Formby and Crosby are nearby for fresh air walks or the Freshfields Pine Woods if you want to see squirrels. Liverpool is connected well by national trains and you can be in London in just over 2 hours.
8. We can provide your accommodation
Is there a better way than practising your English in this great city than living with a local family? You will get to live with some of the friendliest people in the country, get the first-hand experience of the Liverpool accent and get full exposure to practising your English. Imagine English are in contact with host families across the city and we can give you the assurance of having your accommodation sorted before you even arrive.
Imagine English has an array of courses to meet your requirements and accommodation providers ready to welcome you to the city. We are located within Liverpool City Centre and we are ready to help you make great strides in improving your English today. So, what are you waiting for? Contact us today to enquire about learning English in Liverpool.