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Globe English Centre, Exeter, England UK

Globe English Centre

Students rated Globe English Centre, Exeter : 4.3/5.0   (75 reviews)

1. What we like about the school  

Family apartments next to the school
Year-round courses for children from the age of 7
Maximum of 6 students in adult classes
Small class sizes
Top rated social activities
Apartment - private accommodation very close to school

2. Exeter  

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3. Globe English Centre

General Information

The language school Globe English Centre was founded in Exeter, England UK in 1978. The school is located in a quiet street in the city centre. It is a 5-minute walk from the main shops, sports facilities and stations. It is also only 20 minutes from the seaside and 2 hours from London.

The school address is: 31 St. Davids Hill, EX4 4DA - Exeter (England UK).


Facilities

Cafeteria, restaurant, kitchen for student use, microwave for student use, fridge for student use, computer lab, library, free after-class access to language learning software, games room, lounge, garden, balcony / terrace, student support desk, copy machine, printer for student use, billiards, free coffee, free water dispenser, free WIFI


Facilities for disabled students

Disabled car park, wheelchair access to classroom, disabled toilet, wheelchair access to reception, adapted for blind students, adapted for students with learning difficulty


Classroom equipment

TV, heating, ample natural light in all classrooms.


Accreditations and Quality seals





Airport transfer

Best arrival airport is Exeter International (EXT).  It takes 15 minutes by Coach to school.


Average no. of students: Adult courses in summer: 60
Adult courses throughout the year: 30
Junior courses in summer: 230
Junior courses throughout the year: 100
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Average no. of levels: Adult courses in summer: 7
Adult courses throughout the year: 7
Number of classrooms: 35
Number of public workstations: 30
English teacher qualifications: 100 % hold a university degree
100 % hold a recognised language teaching qualification
Average age of students: in summer: 30 years
throughout the year: 27 years
Minimum age of students: 18 years
7 years for specific Junior courses
Student nationalities: Brazil 0.5 %
Germany 7 %
France 25 %
Holland 2 %
Russia 6 %
Libya 1 %
Saudi Arabia 3 %
 
Italy 11 %
Japan 1 %
Switzerland 9 %
Spain 7 %
Thailand 4 %
 

4. Courses

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Authentic English Recommended <English> course Most Popular <English> course
Lessons per week: 28  | Max. group size: 6
409 £ per week
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A skills-based course introducing students to “real” English from a variety of sources (video, radio, magazines, articles, TV programmes, literature). Classes may focus on British life and culture and may include visiting local places of interest (e.g. the Courts).
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:30
Afternoon: 13:30  - 15:00
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
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Main Programme Popular <English> course
Lessons per week: 20  | Max. group size: 6
309 £ per week
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Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:30
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
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One-to-one
Lessons per week: 10  | Max. group size: 1
475 £ per week
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This course can be booked with anywhere from 8 to 36 lessons per week, 50 GBP per lesson.
Starting dates Every Day .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:30
Afternoon: 13:30  - 17:00
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
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Explorers Course (7-10 years)
Lessons per week: 20  | Max. group size: 10
414 £ per week
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Full activity programme (2 afternoons, 2 evenings and 2 day trips), excursions and supervised transfer from host family to school and back (as necessary) are included in the fees.
Host family accommodation is not included in the price, please include it in your registration form, if desired.
The school requires all Explorer students to be accompanied during their stay in Exeter by a responsible guardian. At the very least, this can be an older brother or sister of a minimum of 14-15 years of age.

Price includes: Supervision 24/7
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:30
Afternoon: 13:30  - 15:30
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
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Discovery Course (11-19 years)
Lessons per week: 20  | Max. group size: 15
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Full activity programme (5 afternoons, 2 evenings) and excursions are included in the fees.
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:30  - 13:30
Afternoon: 14:00  - 17:00
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
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Business English
Lessons per week: 28  | Max. group size: 6
475 £ per week
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This is a negotiated tailor-made course. Students give brief details in advance of when and why they need to use English. This is followed up on day 1 with a detailed needs analysis. This information is used by the business teacher to prepare a suitable programme. This is reviewed regularly during the course so that classes can be adapted to students' needs.
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:30
Afternoon: 13:30  - 15:00
Required language level Lower intermediate (B1)
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Business One-to-One
Lessons per week: 10  | Max. group size: 1
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This course can be booked with anywhere from 8 to 36 lessons per week, 50 GBP per lesson. Suitable for beginners.
Starting dates Every Day .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:30
Afternoon: 13:30  - 17:00
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
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Teacher Refresher Course
Lessons per week: 28  | Max. group size: 6
475 £ per week
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We run courses for both Primary and Secondary Teacher, as well as 1 week intensive courses.
Starting dates 2016: 18.Jan.2016, 22.Feb.2016, 21.Mar.2016, 28.Mar.2016, 18.Apr.2016, 16.May.2016, 31.May.2016, 06.Jun.2016, 20.Jun.2016, 04.Jul.2016, 18.Jul.2016, 01.Aug.2016, 15.Aug.2016, 12.Sep.2016, 10.Oct.2016, 17.Oct.2016, 14.Nov.2016, 05.Dec.2016.
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:30
Afternoon: 13:30  - 15:00
Required language level Lower intermediate (B1)
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Cambridge First (FCE) Exam Preparation
Lessons per week: 28  | Max. group size: 6
276 £ per week (Based on the price of 10 weeks)
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Recommended start dates to coincide with exams: 04.01, 28.03, 13.06, 19.09
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:30
Afternoon: 13:30  - 15:00
Required language level Elementary (A2)
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Cambridge Advanced (CAE) Exam Preparation
Lessons per week: 28  | Max. group size: 6
276 £ per week (Based on the price of 10 weeks)
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Recommended start dates to coincide with exams: 04.01, 28.03, 13.06, 19.09
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:30
Required language level Lower intermediate (B1)
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Cambridge Proficiency (CPE) Exam Preparation
Lessons per week: 28  | Max. group size: 6
276 £ per week (Based on the price of 10 weeks)
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Recommended start dates to coincide with exams: 04.01, 28.03, 13.06, 19.09
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:30
Required language level Advanced (C1)
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IELTS Preparation
Lessons per week: 28  | Max. group size: 6
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Starting dates Every Monday .
Required language level Lower intermediate (B1)
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Lesson duration (minutes): 45 minutes
School's administrative fee: 40.00  £
Individual classes: Single individual lessons of tuition can be booked at 50 £. The combination of group and individual lessons is highly recommended. Individual lessons will encourage you to actively speak the foreign language and will offer you the opportunity to discuss individual problems and weaknesses.
Exams offered: Cambridge Advanced ,  Cambridge First ,  Cambridge Preliminary ,  IELTS ,  FCE/CAE ,  TOEFL, TOEIC, BEC
Average examination results: 95% at Cambridge Advanced
85% at Cambridge First
100% at Cambridge Preliminary
100% at IELTS
99 at FCE/CAE
Language school closed: In 2016 (including national and regional bank holidays):
01.Jan.2016, 25.Mar.2016, 28.Mar.2016, 02.May.2016, 30.May.2016, 29.Aug.2016, 19.Dec.2016 - 31.Dec.2016
Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school): English, German, Spanish, French, Russian, Polish
Comments about courses: No reduced rates offered during the summer months (19/6-21/8). This also applies to courses longer than 8 weeks.

5. Accommodation

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Executive Host Family
Single room, Full board (breakfast + lunch + dinner)
215 £ per week
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Higher standard home, private bathrooms available on request.
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 25 minutes walking (average reported by our former students)
Includes: Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Heating, Full board (breakfast + lunch + dinner), Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 18
Maximum age of students: 0
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Host Family
Single room, Full board (breakfast + lunch + dinner)
130 £ per week
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All Adults have a private room unless requested otherwise. Juniors must request a private room if required for an additional 10 GBP per week.
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 21 minutes walking (average reported by our former students)
Includes: TV, Phone, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Heating, Full board (breakfast + lunch + dinner), Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates High season dates 19.Jun.2016 - 21.Aug.2016
High season High season supplement per week: 10 £
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Junior Host Family
Double room, Full board (breakfast + lunch + dinner)
130 £ per week
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Juniors can request a private room if required for an additional 10 GBP per week.
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy: Double room.
Distance from school: 30 minutes walking
Includes: TV, Phone, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Heating, Full board (breakfast + lunch + dinner), Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 7
Maximum age of students: 18
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Private Apartment
Triple room (only for 3 people travelling together), No meals
350 £ per week
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Apartments also available for up to five people for 475 GBP/week.
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy: Triple room (only for 3 people travelling together).
Distance from school: 5 minutes walking
Includes: TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi in building (free WIFI), Heating, No meals, Private bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates High season dates 19.Jun.2016 - 21.Aug.2016
High season High season supplement per week: 250 £
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Shared Apartment
Single room, No meals
125 £ per week
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No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 1 minutes walking
Includes: TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi in building (free WIFI), Heating, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 21
Maximum age of students: 0
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Shared apartment
Double room, No meals
125 £ per week
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No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy: Double room.
Distance from school: 5 minutes walking
Includes: TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi in building (free WIFI), Heating, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 21
Maximum age of students: 0
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Comment Transfer from Exeter Airport included for students in families (please note that students under age 14 can only travel if accompanied by a person aged 16 or over).
Max. 1 student of each nationality possible? yes
Single room on request
Optional airport transfer: London Heathrow (LHR): for 220 £ (one way)
Bristol (BRS): for 90 £ (one way)
Gatwick (LGW): for 245 £ (one way)

6. Leisure activities

Leisure activities: activity possible course possible organized by school distance from school
Basketball      
Cooking      
Dancing      
Diving      
Football (soccer)      
Golf      
Horse riding      
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7. Reviews

 
Overall rating 4.3/5.0 
(75 reviews)
City / State 4.3/5.0 
Organisation 4.5/5.0 
Facilities 4.0/5.0 
Social activities 4.4/5.0 
Course quality / Progress in language 4.5/5.0 
Value for money 4.0/5.0 
Accommodation
Host Family 4.0/5.0 
Shared Flat (apartment) 4.0/5.0 
Other 4.1/5.0 
Students liked about Globe English Centre, Exeter
"Very high quality teachers, social activities and excursions" - (35 years)
"The methodology and teachers." - (51 years)
"I came when there were not too many students, so I could speak much more during the course" - (56 years)
"The lessons were very interesting." - (12 years)
"Personal attention, welcoming and social Programme" - (46 years)
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Prices include:
  • Organized activities
  • Internet access and use of school computers
  • Wireless LAN zone at school
  • Free certificate of course attendance
  • Free airport pickup for all junior courses (both ways)
  • Language level placement test at first day of classes
  • For junior courses: every afternoon free organized leisure program
  • For adult courses: a minimum of one free organized leisure activity per week
  • Free assistance in finding flats for long-term students
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