4.90
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LAL Torbay

Torbay, GB
Conway Road, Paignton, United Kingdom
4.90
5 reviews
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Accreditations

The achievements of students are what drives our school. We love helping our students along the road to becoming a true global citizen.

Established in 1981, the school is based in a modern 3 story building and has 31 classrooms. It is in a quiet residential area a short walk away from the town centre.

The school has:

•Free Wi-Fi
•Student computers
•Bookshop
•Library
•Lounge Area
•Drinks and hot snacks available
•Garden
•Limited Wheelchair access

The school has organised activities and excursions, including indoor and outdoor games as well as trips to historic cities, the National Aquarium and the Eden Project.

Courses

The school uses traditional and modern teaching styles, with regular progress tests, a robust syllabus and an e-learning platform.

Teachers are skilled at tailoring lessons to meet the needs of the students in each class, taking into account interests, strengths and weaknesses, as well as short and long term goals.

Teachers are qualified, native-level English speakers who are passionate about English. Classes range in size from six to fifteen students, ensuring that you receive personal attention while also being able to interact and practise with a variety of other learners in class.

Type of courses

For students from Beginner upward who want to become a confident speaker of English while having plenty of free time to explore the local culture. There are 20 lessons a week and you study the key skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking, and the course includes grammar and vocabulary. For those who want to make faster progress there is an Intensive General English course.

The course focuses on everyday English with an emphasis on common situations, such as travelling, shopping, and leisure time. The course will usually follow a course book, but also uses a wide range of other materials, including real-life listening and video examples, authentic texts and on-line resources.
The content of the lessons is adapted to your needs and interests.
The course lasts for 1-52 weeks. Maximum class size is 15

Time and Days of the week where the course is taught: Morning or afternoon

Lessons duration: 45 minutes

Course certificate: Yes

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For students at Intermediate level upwards who want to improve their everyday English and develop specialist business language skills for a variety of business contexts. The course combines 20 lessons a week of General English with 10 lessons of intensive business English conversation in classes of 6.

The conversation lessons focus on practical language in specific situations. They are planned to extend your vocabulary, pronunciation, confidence and fluency in a lively and engaging way.

The content of the Business English course is topic based and flexible. It is negotiated with students and is adapted to suit the interests of the group to make sure that everyone’s needs are included.

Courses last 1-7 weeks

Time and Days of the week where the course is taught: Mornings and/or afternoons

Lessons duration: 45 minutes

Course certificate: Yes

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For students with Elementary level English and upwards who want a formal qualification in English recognized by more than 7,000 institutions in over 135 countries all over the world.

IELTS preparation is combined with General English, with 15 hours per week of General English and 7.5 hours per week intensive IELTS preparation in classes of up to 10 students.

The classes develop the specific skills needed for the IELTS exams. This includes English reading, writing, speaking and listening, with an emphasis on British or international English. You will use a wide range of materials to develop the language skill set required for the exam. Throughout the course your teacher will monitor your progress, and there will be tests and mock exams.

The course lasts from 4-52 weeks.

Time and Days of the week where the course is taught: Mornings and/or afternoons

Lessons duration: 45 minutes

Course certificate: Yes

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Choose a course

General Course - 20 Lessons per week (Intensive) Starts from £205
Duration
45mins class
Duration
1 - 52 week
Class available:
Morning
Start Dates:
Monday
General Course - 30 Lessons per week (Super intensive) Starts from £225
Duration
45mins class
Duration
1 - 52 week
Class available:
Anytime
Start Dates:
Monday
Business Course - 20 Lessons per week (Intensive) Starts from £335
Duration
45mins class
Duration
1 - 8 week
Class available:
Morning
Start Dates:
Monday
Business Course - 30 Lessons per week (Super intensive) Starts from £260
Duration
45mins class
Duration
1 - 7 week
Class available:
Anytime
Start Dates:
Monday
IELTS - Exam Preparation - 30 Lessons per week (Super intensive) Starts from £255
Duration
45mins class
Duration
1 - 12 week
Class available:
Anytime
Start Dates:
Monday
FACILITIES

  • LAL Torbay Free Internet
    Free Internet
  • LAL Torbay WIFI
    WIFI
  • LAL Torbay Student Lounge
    Student Lounge
  • LAL Torbay Cafe
    Cafe
  • LAL Torbay Wheelchair Access
    Wheelchair Access
Location
Conway Road, Paignton, United Kingdom

Torbay, on the sunny South coast, is one of England’s most popular holiday areas. Attractions range from a quaint fishing port to a busy harbour surrounded by cafés, clubs and bars. The surrounding area is lush green countryside filled with typical English villages and thatched-roof cottages. It is within easy reach of the stunning scenery of Cornwall as well as the prehistoric site of Stonehenge and attractions like the Eden Project and the National Marine Aquarium. The school is in Paignton, in the centre of the Torbay area. It is a 5-10 minute walk from the shops and cafes of the town centre. The town has a zoo, a theatre, seaside gardens and long sandy beaches.

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