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English teaching for students in Bristol

Are you looking for experienced English teachers in Bristol? Look no further than Progress English.

About Progress English

At Progress English, we have a team of dedicated teachers who offer Bristol English course lessons for different levels. Currently the sessions focus on Cambridge exam preparation classes and in-company business English. If you have a busy schedule and find it difficult to make it for these classes, we can schedule one-to-one classes at a time that is convenient to you.  We’re located very close to the city center and are easily accessed via local transport links. To discuss what you need in detail or to find out more about fees, why not give us a call?

What we have to offer

  • Part-time English as a second language classes
  • In-company classes
  • One-to-one lessons
  • Proofreading

Cambridge exam preparation

Blended learning

We use the Moodle learning platform for giving homework and optional extra work to do at home.
We want to help you combine your busy schedules with learning English.

We work with an accommodation officer who can help you find the best place to live for you, if you need one.

Accommodation and placements

Our teachers

DavidDavid Thomas BA Hons, Dip TEFLA, PGCE ESOL, has been in the English as a Foreign Language industry since 1989 and has managed and taught in Spain, Lithuania, Ecuador and the UK. Bristol became his home in 2002, where he ran and expanded the British Council accredited English courses at City of Bristol College from 2010 to July 2016.
JamesJames has around 15 years of teaching experience, during which he has worked in Colombia, Argentina, Peru, Spain, and the UK. In this time, he has taught learners at all levels, covering general, Cambridge exam preparation, academic and business English. When he is not teaching, James is also studying for a PhD in Education, analysing how oral communication strategies are used by non-native speakers of English in different communicative contexts.
TomThomas Willis Jones, Cert TEFLA, has worked around the world in places such as Seoul, Korea, and Budapest before coming to Bristol in 2014. His fun, creative and practical classes are highly popular with students. When not teaching, he spends his time with his Spanish partner, Ana, and dog, Chomsky, and enjoys, cooking, painting and yoga.

We welcome students who want to
learn English in Bristol

“Besides being a really nice person to discuss with, David really takes his time to help you to give the best of yourself. He would take our difficulties into account and focus on improving them and he gave us enough exercises to practice at home.”
– Chloe Welter, France

“David is an excellent teacher that helped me to develop my English skills needed to succeed in passing CPE exam. Moreover, his encouragement, as well as constructive feedback filled me with the confidence that I was ready to qualify as a teacher and take CELTA which I had wanted to do for a while.”
– Aldona Szykula

The English teachers at Progress English can help boost your English language skills considerably. If you’re based in Bristol, call us now on

07906 611 964