School of English Torquay
The school is located just a few metres from the harbour, nearby shops, cafes, restaurants, international marina and ferries. It has 12 classrooms, a courtyard garden, a social area for students with drinks and snack vending machine. Students can study part-time or intensive English which can focus on a different aspect of the language.
The school organizes a variety of activities and excursions for the students in the afternoons. Some activities are organized directly by the school, some through carefully chosen guides or partners. The cost is student-friendly. During the weekend there are various excursions to famous cities such as Cardiff, Bath, Bristol or to more local attractions and towns in Devon or Cornwall. Torquay itself offers many sporting activities like swimming, sailing, canoeing, tennis and horse riding. Students wishing to explore the sights around can visit nearby caves – Kent cavern or model Village Babbacombe.
English Language Courses
- Morning classes Monday to Friday 09:00 am to 12:15 pm
- Afternoon classes Monday to Friday 13:40 to 16:45
Included in this course:
- Discounted Prices for Social and Cultural Programme (Summer)
- Computer room access
- Free Wifi
- End of Course English Language Course Certificate
*Timetable may be subject to a slightly change prior starting the course
Excursions and after School Activities
The school organises a social programme with various activities and excursions, some free, some at extra cost. They are a great opportunity to socialise with classmates, practise the language and visit new places. Activities usually include quizzes, movie night, cultural evenings such as Pub night or music. Students can join excursions to local attractions, park or a museum, or longer day trips to other cities on weekends. Afterschool activities enhance the overall study experience of the students.
This option is great if you want to live in a family environment, possibly in a quieter residential area but with easy access to the school or attractions. This way you will experience a family life and get to know about the other culture and habits. Most hosts offer an option to stay with them on half board so you will return home for the dinner and share the meal with the host. It allows you to practice your speaking skills and socialize at the same time. The families enjoy welcoming students in their homes.
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09:00 AM – 5.00 PM
Monday – Friday
Head office: + 44 (0) 20 3519 1247