A new addition to our summer accommodation!


From the coming Summer 2019, BLA will increase its capacity at Chichester University, adding a new residence to the two already in use. Stockbridge is a brand new development with ensuite rooms and communal lounge areas with a plasma TV for students who wish to socialise. Modern and spacious kitchens are shared between five, six or […]

BLA will operate from Chichester University all year round!

Great news for the coming year. British Learning Academy has found a new permanent residence, now operating from Chichester University all year round. BLA will be running Alternanza Scuola Lavoro Programmes, General English and Exam preparation courses, and project-based Programmes such as the Young Entrepreneurs and Media & Film Making. The block reserved to us is […]

Our projects – Media studies

One of the most successful courses is our English & Media Studies which sees students involved in the creation of an interactive digital media story. Students are briefed on creative requirements, expectations and timeframe for delivery. Through hands-on experience with a real project, and the guidance of their professional tutors, students gain skills in researching […]

Hello from BLA!

Welcome to British Learning Academy website! Follow us to keep up to date with our innovative courses and make the most of our advice on how to learn English in a fun way. We like to share with you useful writing tips as well as exercises you can do daily to improve your English skills. […]

Online or face-to-face? Learning English today

There are benefits in either case but we strongly recommend for beginners to start with a face-to-face course. At a young age it is quite difficult to keep concentration high for a long period of time and to make sure that students start off learning English with the right foot it is advisable for them […]

How to improve your English quickly

If you are trying hard to improve your English as quickly as possible, here are some good advice for you. Watch movies, tv shows, cartoons or whatever appeals to you in English! At the beginning put the subtitles on to make it easier for you to follow dialogues and get used to the different accents […]

BLA on the news!!

Our students last summer raised funds for the Chestnut Tree Hospice for Children in Chichester by selling t-shirts at the local market. As part of the Young Entrepreneurs Programme (YEP), students spent two weeks learning about business and entrepreneurship and designing logos for the t-shirts they would then sell to real customers. Read the article […]

Why learn English?

English couldn’t be more important nowadays! Think about it: You use it when travelling worldwide It’s essential for your career– no matter what path you decide to pursue It helps you connect with people worldwide via social media You can browse Internet and find literally ANYTHING You can help tourists when they get lost! Most […]

How good is your British accent? How good does it need to be?

To take a trivial example, which of us ever undertakes laborious physical exercise, except to obtain some advantage from it? But who has any right to find fault with a man who chooses to enjoy a pleasure that has no annoying consequences, or one who avoids a pain that produces no resultant pleasure?But I must […]

One simple secret to giving a good presentation

But I must explain to you how all this mistaken idea of denouncing pleasure and praising pain was born and I will give you a complete account of the system, and expound the actual teachings of the great explorer of the truth, the master-builder of human happiness. No one rejects, dislikes, or avoids pleasure itself, […]