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Brief Info

LAL Torbay school of English is the perfect place to take an English course for those wishing to combine vacations at sea side and study English. On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, LAL Torbay invites students to join one of the student clubs – the Talking Club, the Book Club or the Cinema Club. Here, they have opportunity to practice their English and interact with fellow students from different nationalities.

LAL Torbay school of English is recently renovated.  You will notice that this area truly has something for everyone: Paignton’s sandy beaches, Brixham’s fishing port and Torquay’s busy town centre are just some of the options. Likewise, enjoy the water park, beaches, history, go-kart racing, pubs, clubs, restaurants… you name it, the city has it all!

English Courses

General Language

In high demand! Recommended English course

Maximize your learning experience and improve your skills without loosing any time.

The Intensive English course consists of 22.5 hours of general English lessons per week. We have a student-focused approach that facilitates the quick development of your skills. Boost your skills in reading, listening, writing and speaking in English while discovering amazing locations of our schools.

Cost: Starting at £270 per week
Starting dates: Every Monday
Required minimum language level: All levels
Minimum age: 16+ years old
Lessons per week: 30 | Max. group size: Max. 12 students per classroom
Lessons duration: 45 mins | Course duration: 1-52 weeks

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This course sell out quickly! Popular English course

The General English course helps you improve the main skills for communicating in everyday situations!

Being able to express yourself in a new language, even in the most simple situations, can be challenging. Our General English course will provide you with the tools and knowledge to understand and communicate effectively in a wide variety of circumstances.

Cost: Starting at £210 per week
Starting dates: Every Monday
Required minimum language level: All Levels
Minimum age: 16+ years old
Lessons per week: 20 | Max. group size: 6 - 15 students per class
Lessons duration: 45 mins | Course duration: 1-52 weeks

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Exam Preparation

You will have General English in the mornings and have your IELTS Plus course in the afternoons.

Recommended for students who want to improve their General English and skills to take the IELTS exam.

Cost: Starting at £300 per week
Starting dates: Every Monday
Required minimum language level: Elementary (A2)
Minimum age: 16+ years old
Lessons per week: 30 | Max. group size: 10 students per class
Lessons duration: 45 mins | Course dates: All year

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Get a qualification valid for life! Our Cambridge FCE course will prepare you to obtain the desired result in this exam.

A Cambridge B2 First certificate is evidence that you are able to handle the main structures of the English language with confidence, have a certain range of vocabulary and use appropriate communicative strategies, which corresponds to level B2 (CEFR). It is the best way to show employers and higher education institutions what you know.

During the morning you will work on building grammar and vocabulary with a specific focus on the ‘Use of English’, ‘Writing’, and ‘Reading’ papers. In the afternoons, the lessons are dedicated to ‘Speaking’ and ‘Listening’ tasks.

Furthermore, you will learn how to approach all parts of the exam and become familiar with the types of tasks using a coursebook and a variety of supplementary materials, including past papers.

Recommended for people who would like to achieve and demonstrate their B2 level (CEFR) in English with a Cambridge certificate.

Cost: Starting at £1520 for 6 weeks
Starting dates: Every Monday
Required minimum language level: B1 for 10 week courses and B2 for 6 week courses
Minimum age: 16+ years old
Lessons per week: 30 | Max. group size: Max 10 students per class
Lessons duration: 45 mins | Course duration: B1 Level: 06 Jan – 13 Mar, 30 Mar – 05 Jun, 22 Jun -28 Aug, 21 Sep – 27 Dec B2 Level: 03 Feb – 13 Mar, 27 Apr – 05 Jun, 20 Jul – 28 Aug, 19 Oct – 27 Nov

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If you hold a B2 Level of English and you want to go a step further to reach the C1 (CEFR), Cambridge C1 Advanced is the course for you. A Cambridge C1 Advanced certificate proves that you are able to use the structures of the language with ease and fluency, with minor lapses in accuracy and appropriateness. During the morning you will work on building grammar and vocabulary with a specific focus on the ‘Use of English’, ‘Writing’, and ‘Reading’ papers. In the afternoons, the lessons are dedicated to the ‘Speaking’ and ‘Listening’ papers.

Furthermore, you will learn how to approach all parts of the exam and become familiar with the types of tasks using a course book and a variety of supplementary materials, including past papers.

Recommended for people who would like to reach and prove their C1 level (CEFR) in English with a Cambridge certificate.

Cost: Starting at £1515 for 6 weeks
Starting dates: Every Monday
Required minimum language level: B1 for 10 week courses and B2 for 6 week courses
Minimum age: 16+ years old
Lessons per week: 30 | Max. group size: Max 10 students per class | 4, 6, 8 or 10 weeks
Lessons duration: 45 mins | Course duration: B2 Level: 06 Jan – 13 Mar, 30 Mar – 05 Jun, 20 Jul- 28 Aug, 21 Sep- 27 Nov; C1 Level: 03 Feb – 13 Mar, 27 Apr – 05 Jun, 20 Jul- 28 Aug, 19 Oct – 27 Nov

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Get a qualification valid for life! The Cambridge C2 Proficiency course will prepare you to get this level in this exam.

If you are able to express yourself spontaneously, fluently and precisely and differentiate fine shades of meaning in a range of complex situations, you are probably at level C2 of the English in the Common European Framework. It is time to take this course and get your Cambridge C2 Proficiency.

Recommended people who would like to reach and prove their C2 level (CEFR) in English with a Cambridge certificate.

Cost: Starting at £1505 for 6 weeks
Starting dates: Every Monday
Required minimum language level: C2
Minimum age: 16+ years old
Lessons per week: 30 | Max. group size: Max 10 students per class | 6 or 10 weeks
Lessons duration: 45 mins | Course duration: 6 weeks: 27 Jan – 06 Mar, 04 May – 12 Jun, 26 Oct – 04 Dec; 10 weeks: 30 Dec – 06 Mar, 06 Apr – 12 Jun, 28 Sep – 04 Dec

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English for Specific Purposes

Make the most out of your trips and your work with our English for Travel and Tourism course!

Our English for Travel and Tourism course aims for you to develop your second language and acquire the necessary skills in order to work in this industry. Certainly, it is very relevant to learn how to communicate effectively with customers and deepen your understanding of cross-cultural interaction.

Recommended professionals of the travel industry who want to improve their communication and cross-cultural interaction skills in English.

Cost: Starting at £315 per week
Starting dates: Every Monday
Required minimum language level: Lower intermediate (B1) or higher
Minimum age: 16+ years old | Course dates: 06 Jan – 31 Feb, 02 Mar – 27 Mar, 27 Apr – 22 May, 22 Jun – 17 Jul, 17 Aug – 11 Sep, 12 Oct – 06 Nov
Lessons per week: 30 | Max. group size: Max. 12 students per classroom
Lessons duration: 45 mins, 2 classes per day | Course duration: 1-4 weeks

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You will have General English in the mornings and have your IELTS Plus course in the afternoons.

Recommended for students who want to improve their General English and skills to take the IELTS exam.

Cost: Starting at £315 per week
Starting dates: Every Monday
Required minimum language level: Lower intermediate (B1) or higher
Minimum age: 16+ years old
Lessons per week: 30 | Max. group size: Max. 6 students per classroom
Lessons duration: 45 mins, 2 classes per day | Course duration: 1-4 weeks

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Recommended for health professionals who want to improve their English to communicate more effectively with colleagues and patients.

Cost: Starting at £315 per week
Starting dates: Every Monday
Required minimum language level: Lower intermediate (B1) or higher
Minimum age: 16+ years old
Lessons per week: 30 | Max. group size: Max. 6 students per classroom
Lessons duration: 45 mins, 2 classes per day | Course duration: 1-4 weeks

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Private Tuition

Get all the tools you need to improve your confidence and communication skills in a new language!

General Private Tuition lessons at LAL will focus on the knowledge and skills you need to understand and communicate effectively in any situation. It is an ideal course if you need to get ready for a specific situation, like a job interview or an exam.

Recommended for any person who wants to improve their general English skills in a private lesson.

Cost: Starting at £50 per 45-minute lesson per person
Starting dates: Every Monday
Required minimum language level: All levels
Minimum age: 16+ years old
Max. group size: 1 student
Lessons duration: 45 mins, | Course duration: 1-52 weeks

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Note: All LAL, Torbay courses can be reserved online with OpToStudy. Do let us know if the course you want to study is not listed here.

The school’s fixed registration fee is £70.00 and there is an additional charge of £15 per person per week during high season (from 24 Jun – 23 Aug for 1-7 week courses).

LAL Tobay also offer a wide range of courses for Young Learners, ages 7 to 18, as well as Summer School programs.

Accommodation

Residence Accommodation

In high demand! Most Popular Accommodation
10 mins on foot

Cost: £105 per week (for 1-7 weeks), 8+ weeks £100
Accommodation booking: Sunday to Sunday
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy: Shared room.
Includes: Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, No meals, Private bathroom.
Minimum age of students: 18
Dates: High season dates 21 Jun. 2020 - 23 Aug. 2020
High season supplement per week: £15

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On-site location
Cost: £120 per week (for 1-7 weeks), 8+ weeks £115
Accommodation booking: Sunday to Sunday
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy: Single room (Private bathroom).
Includes: Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, No meals, Private bathroom.
Minimum age of students: 18
Dates: High season dates 21 Jun. 2020 - 23 Aug. 2020
High season supplement per week: £15

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Homestay Accommodation

Average 25 mins to school by public transport
Cost: £110 per week (for 1-7 weeks), 8+ weeks £105
Accommodation booking: Sunday to Saturday
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Includes: Breakfast, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, Shared bathroom.
Optional evening meal: £40 per week
Special dietary needs: £20 per week
Minimum age of students: 18
Dates: High season dates 21 Jun. 2020 - 23 Aug. 2020
High season supplement per week: £15

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Average 25 mins to school by public transport

Cost: £95 per week (for 1-7 weeks), 8+ weeks £90
Accommodation booking: Sunday to Saturday
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy: Shared room.
Includes: Breakfast, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, Shared bathroom.
Optional evening meal: £40 per week
Special dietary needs: £20 per week
Minimum age of students: 18
Dates: High season dates 21 Jun. 2020 - 23 Aug. 2020
High season supplement per week: £15

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Average 25 mins to school by public transport

Cost: £145 per week (for 1-7 weeks), 8+ weeks £140
Accommodation booking: Sunday to Saturday
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Includes: Breakfast, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, Private bathroom.
Optional evening meal: £40 per week
Special dietary needs: £20 per week
Minimum age of students: 18
Dates: High season dates 21 Jun. 2020 - 23 Aug. 2020
High season supplement per week: £15

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Hotel Accommodation

17 mins on foot

Cost: £155 per week
Accommodation booking: Sunday to Saturday
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Includes: Breakfast, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, En-suite bathroom.
Minimum age of students: 18
Dates: High season dates 21 Jun. 2020 - 23 Aug. 2020
High season supplement per week: £15

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17 mins on foot

Cost: £140 per week
Accommodation booking: Sunday to Saturday
Room Occupancy: Shared room.
Includes: Breakfast, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, En-suite bathroom.
Minimum age of students: 18
Dates: High season dates 21 Jun. 2020 - 23 Aug. 2020
High season supplement per week: £15

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Transfers

Students are met by an LAL representative or driver. Flight details must be received 21 days in advance or received at time of booking. Find cost of airport pickup at the FAQs section. A surcharge of GBP 30/hour applies for arrivals delayed by more than two hours. Max three extra students per booking. Arrivals on 31 Dec and 01 Jan, are available only on request and at extra .

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Q What is the most popular accommodation offered by LAL?

The accommodation Hunter's Lodge is the most popular among all our clients of LAL Torbay

Q Is airport pickup offered by LAL?

Yes. The school offers pickup from London Heathrow Airport (£70), Luton Airport (£135), London Gatwick Airport (£135), Stansted Airport (£135) and from Exeter (£65), St Pancras Eurostar Terminus (£135) and Bristol (£105)

Q What is the best price for a course at LAL, Torbay?

English courses at LAL start at £210 for General English course with 10 lessons per week. When booking here you benefit from an exclusive discount.

Q What is the number of students per class at LAL?

Depending on the chosen course, the maximum number of students at LAL varies from 6 students (General Course plus Business English) to 15 students (English for 30+)

Q What is the qualification of the teachers at LAL?

100% of teachers at LAL hold a university degree. 100% hold a recognized language teaching certificate.

Q LAL offers courses for which ages?

LAL offers courses from 16 years to 99. Average age is 0 during the summer and 0 for the rest of the year.

Q Is this price lower than booking directly with the school?

Yes, there is an exclusive discount that only applies when booking online here. If you find the course cheaper elsewhere, contact us and we will match the price!

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  • Classroom equipment:Air Conditioning, Electronic Whiteboard, Heating in all Classrooms, Wheelchair Access