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Language School in Portsmouth, Portsmouth, England UK

Language School in Portsmouth

Students rated Language School in Portsmouth : 4.2/5.0   (47 reviews)

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  Description Courses
1 week for free 1 week for free on tuition fees only, For enrolments of a minimum of 12 weeks.
  • Full-time General English
  • IELTS Exam Preparation
  • Cambridge Exam Preparation CAE
  • Cambridge Exam Preparation FCE
  • Cambridge Exam Preparation CPE

1. What we like about the school  

Joint 2nd place among all UK schools in British Council Inspection
Students can join University of Portsmouth social activities
Free Job Club to help students find work during or after their studies
Excellent rating of student apartments
Excellent student nationality mix

2. Portsmouth  

Other English schools in Portsmouth offering English coursesMeridian School of English , Study & Live in your Teacher's Home 4.0/5.0 

3. Language School in Portsmouth

General Information

The language school Language School in Portsmouth was founded in Portsmouth, England UK in 1985. The school is located in the heart of the university quarter of Portsmouth. It is next to the main shopping centre, library, railway station, theatre, bars, nightclubs and restaurants, and about 20 minute's walk from the beach.


Facilities

Cafeteria, restaurant, Snack vending machine, computer lab, library, daily press, free after-class access to language learning software, games room, lounge, student support desk, printer for student use, billiards, table tennis, free water dispenser, free WIFI


Facilities for disabled students

Wheelchair access to classroom, disabled toilet, wheelchair access to reception


Classroom equipment

Heating, ample natural light in all classrooms.
TV in most classrooms.
Electronic whiteboard in some classrooms.


Accreditations and Quality seals




TEN (The English Network)


Airport transfer

Best arrival airport is Southampton (SOU).  It takes 45 minutes by car / taxi to school.


Average no. of students: Adult courses in summer: 390
Adult courses throughout the year: 240
School Size
XL
Average no. of levels: Adult courses in summer: 8
Adult courses throughout the year: 9
Number of classrooms: 55
Number of public workstations: 17
English teacher qualifications: 100 % hold a university degree
100 % hold a recognised language teaching qualification
Average age of students: in summer: 22 years
throughout the year: 26 years
Minimum age of students: 18 years
Student nationalities: China 12 %
Germany 5 %
France 7 %
Holland 2 %
Russia 4 %
Sweden 1 %
Saudi Arabia 12 %
Iran 3 %
Iraq 1 %  
Italy 6 %
Japan 4 %
Korea 11 %
Switzerland 7 %
Spain 7 %
Turkey 3 %
Thailand 2 %
Vietnam 2 %
 

4. Courses

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Price in £ -- 530 795 1060 1325 1590 1855 2120 2650 3180 265
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:30  - 12:15
Afternoon: 13:45  - 16:30
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
High season High season supplement per week: 25 £
High season dates 13.Jun.2016 - 02.Sep.2016
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Price in £ 295 590 885 1180 1475 1770 2065 2360 2950 3540 295
Starting dates Every Monday .
Course not available: 23.May.2016 - 03.Jul.2016
High season High season supplement per week: 45 £
High season dates 13.Jun.2016 - 02.Sep.2016
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Starting dates Every Monday .
Course not available: 24.May.2016 - 03.Jul.2016
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:30  - 12:30
Afternoon: 13:45  - 16:30
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
High season High season supplement per week: 45 £
High season dates 13.Jun.2016 - 02.Sep.2016
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Price in £ 595 1190 1785 2380 2975 3570 4165 4760 5950 7140 595
12.5 hrs General English group + 12.5 hrs small Business group (max 4 participants).
Minimum age: 25.
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:30  - 12:15
Afternoon: 13:45  - 16:30
Required language level Lower intermediate (B1)
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25 hrs of small group lessons, plus optional 7.5 hrs social English over lunch with tutor (additional cost), plus evening social activities. The course also takes place on public holidays.
Minimum age is 25 plus work experience.
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:30  - 12:15
Afternoon: 13:45  - 16:30
Required language level Lower intermediate (B1)
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25 hrs of small group lessons, plus optional 7.5 hrs social English over lunch with tutor (additional cost), plus evening social activities. The course also takes place on public holidays.
Minimum age is 25. More and less intensive options (15 hours per week, 20 hours week and 30 hours per week) are also available at varying costs.
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:30  - 12:15
Afternoon: 13:45  - 16:30
Required language level Lower intermediate (B1)
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Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:30  - 12:15
Afternoon: 13:45  - 16:30
Required language level Lower intermediate (B1)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 [+]Price for additional week
Price in £ -- -- 795 1060 1325 1590 1855 2120 2650 3180 265
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:30  - 12:15
Afternoon: 13:45  - 16:30
Required language level Upper intermediate (B2)
High season High season supplement per week: 25 £
High season dates 13.Jun.2016 - 02.Sep.2016
Exam dates 05.Mar.2016, 04.Jun.2016, 18.Aug.2016, 10.Dec.2016
Exam fee 140 £
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No classes on Friday afternoon but optional self-study is available
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:30  - 12:15
Afternoon: 13:45  - 16:30
Required language level Advanced (C1)
High season High season supplement per week: 25 £
High season dates 13.Jun.2016 - 02.Sep.2016
Exam dates 12.Mar.2016, 04.Jun.2016, 19.Aug.2016, 03.Dec.2016
Exam fee 145 £
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Price in £ -- 530 795 1060 1325 1590 1855 2120 2650 3180 265
No classes on Friday afternoon but optional self-study is available
Starting dates 2016: 04.Jan.2016, 14.Mar.2016, 12.Sep.2016.
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:30  - 12:15
Afternoon: 13:45  - 16:30
Required language level Proficiency (C2)
High season High season supplement per week: 25 £
High season dates 13.Jun.2016 - 02.Sep.2016
Exam dates 05.Mar.2016, 09.Jun.2016, 01.Dec.2016
Exam fee 150 £
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Price in £ -- -- -- 1060 1325 1590 1855 2120 2650 3180 265
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:30  - 12:15
Afternoon: 13:45  - 16:30
Required language level Lower intermediate (B1)
High season High season supplement per week: 25 £
High season dates 13.Jun.2016 - 02.Sep.2016
Exam dates 23.Jan.2016, 13.Feb.2016, 20.Feb.2016, 05.Mar.2016, 19.Mar.2016, 02.Apr.2016, 16.Apr.2016, 30.Apr.2016, 07.May.2016, 21.May.2016, 04.Jun.2016, 18.Jun.2016, 25.Jun.2016, 09.Jul.2016, 30.Jul.2016, 20.Aug.2016, 03.Sep.2016, 24.Sep.2016, 08.Oct.2016, 29.Oct.2016, 19.Nov.2016, 03.Dec.2016, 10.Dec.2016
Exam fee 150 £
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Lesson duration (minutes): 60 minutes
School's administrative fee: 60.00  £
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: IELTS
Average examination results: 90 at IELTS
Language school closed: In 2016 (including national and regional bank holidays):
01.Jan.2016, 06.Jan.2016, 07.Jan.2016, 14.Jan.2016, 25.Jan.2016, 08.Feb.2016, 09.Feb.2016, 10.Feb.2016, 14.Feb.2016, 06.Mar.2016, 20.Mar.2016, 24.Mar.2016, 25.Mar.2016, 26.Mar.2016, 27.Mar.2016, 28.Mar.2016, 23.Apr.2016, 29.Apr.2016, 30.Apr.2016, 01.May.2016, 02.May.2016, 04.May.2016, 05.May.2016, 09.May.2016, 12.May.2016, 15.May.2016, 16.May.2016, 22.May.2016, 26.May.2016, 30.May.2016, 07.Jun.2016, 12.Jun.2016, 19.Jun.2016, 02.Jul.2016, 07.Jul.2016, 14.Aug.2016, 15.Aug.2016, 29.Aug.2016, 13.Sep.2016, 03.Oct.2016, 04.Oct.2016, 12.Oct.2016, 17.Oct.2016, 23.Oct.2016, 24.Oct.2016, 25.Oct.2016, 31.Oct.2016, 01.Nov.2016, 02.Nov.2016, 05.Nov.2016, 13.Nov.2016, 27.Nov.2016, 08.Dec.2016, 12.Dec.2016, 24.Dec.2016, 25.Dec.2016, 26.Dec.2016, 27.Dec.2016, 31.Dec.2016
Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school): Catalan, Cantonese, Polish, Chinese, Arabic, Portuguese, German, Italian, French, Spanish, English
Comments about courses: Executive private lessons: £56 per lesson.
All General English and exam courses offer additional 5-10 free self-study hours throughout the week. No GE classes on a Friday afternoon but Business classes continue as normal on Friday afternoons.

5. Accommodation

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Price per person
Executive homestay only available for participants on our Executive courses.
Private bathroom available on request.
Price extra night: 33 £ (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 20 minutes walking
Includes: TV, Phone, Daily cleaning, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (free WIFI), Heating, Half board on weekdays, Full board on weekends, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 25
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates High season dates 13.Jun.2016 - 02.Sep.2016
High season
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Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
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Price extra night: 25 £ (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 26 minutes walking (average reported by our former students)
Includes: Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (free WIFI), Heating, Half board on weekdays, Full board on weekends, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 18
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates High season dates 13.Jun.2016 - 02.Sep.2016
High season High season supplement per week: 10 £
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The house has 8 bedrooms all with private bathrooms and 1 shared kitchen/diner. There is also a washing machine and a tumble dryer.
Smoking is not permitted and parties are strictly not allowed.
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 25 minutes walking
Includes: TV, 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: 18
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates High season dates 13.Jun.2016 - 02.Sep.2016
High season High season supplement per week: 10 £
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Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
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Smoking is not permitted and parties are strictly not allowed. Some rooms have a private bathroom, priced at £155 per week (£165 per week in high season)
Price extra night: 25 £ (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 25 minutes walking
Includes: TV, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Heating, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 18
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates High season dates 13.Jun.2016 - 02.Sep.2016
High season High season supplement per week: 10 £
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Luxury, executive hotel. Each room is unique, personal, quirky, original. Stunning guest lounge, funky cellar-bar, and a unique feel to all aspects of the ambiance, look and service. Free wifi broadband. Prices for standard double/single room start from 85 GBP per night.
Price extra night: 85 £ (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 25 minutes walking
Includes: TV, Phone, Daily cleaning, Towels, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (free WIFI), Heating, Air conditioning, Breakfast, Private bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 18
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates High season dates 13.Jun.2016 - 02.Sep.2016
High season
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Comment Double room (Homestay) available upon request.
Max. 1 student of each nationality possible? yes
Single room always
Optional airport transfer: London Heathrow (LHR), London Gatwick (LGW): for 210 £ (return trip)
Southampton (SOU): for 120 £ (return trip)
London Heathrow (LHR), London Gatwick (LGW): for 135 £ (one way)

6. Leisure activities

Leisure activities: activity possible course possible organized by school distance from school
Ballet     1 km
Basketball     2 km
Cricket     4 km
Dancing     1 km
Diving     3 km
Field Hockey     4 km
Football (soccer)     1 km
Golf     3 km
Horse riding     5 km
Music     1 km
Rugby     4 km
Sailing     4 km
Squash     0.2 km
Swimming     0.5 km
Table Tennis      
Tennis     0.5 km
Volleyball     2 km
Windsurfing     4 km
Yoga      

7. Reviews

 
Overall rating 4.2/5.0 
(47 reviews)
City / State 4.0/5.0 
Organisation 4.2/5.0 
Facilities 4.0/5.0 
Social activities 3.7/5.0 
Course quality / Progress in language 4.2/5.0 
Value for money 3.5/5.0 
Accommodation
Host Family 4.0/5.0 
Shared Flat (apartment) 3.5/5.0 
Other 3.8/5.0 
Students liked about Language School in Portsmouth, Portsmouth
"Good milieu; teachers are very pleasant and they try to made the lessons as fun as they can." - (27 years)
"The opportunity to meet people from all around the world." - (30 years)
"The teachers, the possibility to stay with students that come from every part of the world." - (25 years)
"There is a good organisation of teaching, accomodation, etc" - (24 years)
"The building and the teaching method. I liked a lot the possibility to know and interact with people from all over the wolrd. " - (31 years)
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