Homestay is a great option to get to know local Mancunian families and enjoy life in the city in an authentic way. You can experience different parts of Manchester with warm, friendly locals.

In and around Manchester, depending on the host family chosen by you for your study. We make sure that the closest (and safest) location is chosen for your commute to EEC. 

Why Choose Homestay

  • Meet and get to know local families
  • Share home-cooked food together
  • Improve your language skills, in and out of class!
  • Learn about local cultures and customs
  • Make memories you’ll never forget!
  • Enjoy convenience! All of our homestay locations are within 50 minutes of EEC by bus.


Homestay is offered in and around Manchester, depending on the host family you choose. We make sure that homestay accommodation is situated in the closest (and safest) possible locations in relation to Express English College.


Our host families live in residential areas close to Express English College; you will be able to travel to the school easily using cheap public transport. For further information about transport in Manchester see the Transport for Greater Manchester website.


With every family, you can be assured of:

  • Laundry access
  • Use of the family home as a real ‘family member’
  • English being the main language spoken in the family home
  • Easy enrolment: you can join the course any Monday apart from Bank holiday Mondays.

Unless arranged differently with the school:

Check in: Sundays at 15:00 pm

Check out: Saturday at 12:00 pm

Please inform Express English College of any specific dietary/allergies/other concerns we should be aware of when you apply. Please read carefully and refer to EEC’s terms and conditions when applying.

Please add any information about diet/allergies/concerns in your application to be considered.

Please refer to EEC’s terms and conditions.