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School of English Torquay

Our UKEDA Associated school of English is a mid-sized British Council Accredited school offering English courses for adult and junior students. The courses offered by the school focus on listening, reading, writing, grammar and communication also examination preparation courses such as Cambridge and IELTS are offered.

About

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.

School rating
4.6/5

Accreditation

British Council, English UK, Cambridge English,  TOEIC, Trinity London, IELTS.

  • Modern Classrooms
  • Qualified Teachers
  • Great Location
  • Friendly Staff
  • WiFi
  • Computer Room
  • Social Activites
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Language Courses

General English

General English is aimed at developing all four students’ English language skills - writing, speaking, grammar and listening. It is suitable for students at any level from A2 (pre-intermediate) to C2 (proficiency). The lessons are adapted according to the level of students and contribute to not only improving grammar and vocabulary but allowing students interaction and communication within class.

Academic English

English for Examinations is an intensive preparation for the Cambridge English exams, TOEFL or IELTS. These official exams are necessary for students who want to apply for studying at higher education institutions or progress their career in professional associations, and private employers.

Professional English

Business and Professional English is aimed at the English that you need for your work. It focuses on developing your language and communication skills to help you further your career. We do offer many courses on demand such as English for Law, Medical English, English for IT etc.

One-to-One

One-to-one tuition is suitable for students who wish to focus on a specific area of English with a teacher who will personalize the lesson according to the students’ needs. This is the best way to to improve your language skills in a short time.

Timetable*
  • 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.

Accommodation

Homestay

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.

Homestay Accommodation

Residence

The residential accommodation is available in several locations and varies. It can be located minutes from the school or further. You might have your own en-suite room and shared kitchen and living/study area with other students. If you prefer more privacy you can opt for a studio apartment with private use of kitchen and bathroom. Some of the residences might have age restrictions in place.
Residential Accommodation for students
English Language course Mini-stays for high schools in Torquay

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Location

Torquay

Our hours

09:00 AM – 5.00 PM
Monday – Friday

Contact us

Head office: + 44 (0) 20 3519 1247