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York Associates

York Associates

Our language school is a high-quality institution, expert in high-level communication training and specialised teaching for executives and company managers. York Associates has more than 30 years’ experience and its expertise is recognized by its peers. Students who attend classes here come from an international background and get ready to work in the business field with sound language knowledge, oriented towards effective and specialised communication, in order to be comfortable in an executive position. The school is located in a 17th century building in the heart of York’s historical centre. The premises are in line with the institution’s academic standards: its large and bright classrooms are equipped with state-of-the-art learning facilities, the classrooms designed for self-study and private courses are comfortable and soundproof. The highly specialised teaching staff is at your disposal and offers courses for lawyers, finance and insurance specialists, and Human Resources professionals. The school is particularly renowned for its training in the latter specialty. At lunchtime, teachers take students to a nearby restaurant to continue the discussions started in class. On Mondays, all participants are invited to a friendly, buffet brunch at school or in a neighbouring restaurant. In the course centre, tea and coffee are offered free of charge throughout the day.

School Highlights

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Key points

  • Prestigious business training centre with over 30 years’ experience
  • Customised, intensive courses with a focus on communication skills
  • Very personal and inclusive experience, with lunches and team-building activities with trainers
  • Own publications for teachers and students of Business English
  • Prime location in one of the UK’s most historic cities

School facts

Available exams:
School size:
Disabled access
Free Wifi

Student facts

Minimum age:
years old
Average age:
years old
Maximum students in class:


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Student nationalities



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Executive host family


Accommodation with a family in a single room with half board.



Cedar Court Grand Hotel & Spa*****
Hilton Hotel****
Royal York Hotel****
Park Inn Hotel***
The Grange Hotel***
Churchill Hotel***
Hotel 53*

Why choose our accommodation

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Convenient Transport

Our accommodation is hand-picked to make sure your journey to the classroom is as safe, reliable, and smooth as possible.

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