About Us

Connect English Academy (CEA) has been established for students who want to learn English in Cardiff. If you are looking for a high-quality English course, we are here to teach you a programme that suits your needs.

“I believe that our friendly and welcoming academy, our small and intimate classes, and our dedicated teachers combine to offer you the best learning destination in Cardiff.”

Thomas Walter, Retired Director of Studies

At CEA, we are dedicated to helping students and professionals achieve their goals and their potential and we work hard to ensure they enjoy their time at the academy. Whether you are looking to prepare for an English language exam, improve your career opportunities or just learn English for fun, you are sure to find the perfect course.

CEA is accredited by the British Council under the Accreditation UK scheme, so when you sing us with us you can always depend on high standards in teaching, management, facilities and welfare provision.

Who We Are

CEA is a friendly, independent English language academy in the centre of Cardiff offering quality English language courses at affordable prices. We are a friendly team of qualified and experienced teachers who use a variety of interesting and challenging techniques in the classroom. Our passion for language teaching has inspired us to develop quality English courses to suit you and to address your needs. Our vision is to connect people and cultures through English as a common language. You will be provided with a personal study plan, as well as individual attention and support throughout your course to ensure that you progress rapidly and make the most of your time and money.

Our Mission

Connect English Academy aims to help students improve their English quickly and make the most of their learning experience. Our mission is to create a rewarding and successful learning environment for all students.

Key facts about the Academy

  • Minimum student age: 16 yrs
  • Average student age : 25 yrs
  • Number of classrooms: 4
  • Maximum class size: 8
  • Accreditation: British Council
  • Location: Central Cardiff

Our Facilities

Great facilities in beautiful 19 th century Georgian Surrounding


Bright, spacious and comfortable classroom

Study Area

Student Lounge and Study Area


Free Wi- fi throughout the academy


Free drinks and snacks

In – house Clubs


Free Conversation cafe

  • When: Last Friday of every month 12:30 pm – 13:20 pm
  • Where: Student Lounge
    Great way to make friends and practice your English in a relaxed and information environment. Free coffee and biscuits!

Book/Movie Club

  • When/ Where:Please check school social programme notice board for dates and club fees.

“How to be a Brit” Club

  • A fun guide to the British way of life, the club covers important topics such as the weather, dinning etiquette, how to and form a queue.
  • When/ Where :Please check school social programme notice board for dates and club fees.

Grammar Doctor

  • Free one-to-one tuition to help you with lessons you have missed or topics you don’t understand.
  • When: Every Friday 12:15
  • Where: Please check schoolsocial programme notice board for dates.

Student Services

We are on hand to help to help you during your time in the UK.


Airport Pick-up – Services

This service can be booked from most UK airports. A Connect member of staff will be at the airport to welcome you and take you directly to your accommodation.


Opening a Bank Account

We can issue you a letter and help to open a UK bank account if you study with us for over 24 weeks.

  • Doctor

    Registering with a doctor.

  • Doctor

    Visa Concerns

  • Doctor

    Advice on how to progress to Higher Education

  • Doctor

    Our Student Counsellor is happy to help you

  • Doctor

    Welfare Issues

City Centre Location With Excellent Transport Access

Great Classrooms in a Great Location

CEA is located in the bustling city centre of Cardiff, the capital city of Wales.

The academy is easily accessible via buses, trains and on foot, and is close to shopping centres, restaurants, theatres and museums. Churchill Way is in close proximity to:

Millennium Stadium - ‘one of the World’s best sports venues’

Spiller’s Records - ‘The Oldest Record Shop in the World’

Cardiff Castle - one of Wales’ most inspiring historical monuments.