Live Language English School, Glasgow, Scotland

Live Language English School

Students rated Live Language English School, Glasgow : 3.9/5.0   (55 reviews)

1. What we like about the school  

Excellent rating of student apartments

2. Glasgow  

Other English schools in Glasgow offering English coursesStudy & Live in your Teacher's Home 3.0/5.0 

3. Live Language English School

General Information

The language school Live Language English School was founded in Glasgow, Scotland in 2002. Live Language is a friendly language school offering quality English courses to help you progress. You can realise your dreams in a place where you feel at home.

The school address is: 10 Somerset Place, G3 7NB - Glasgow (Scotland).


Facilities

Cafeteria, kitchen for student use, microwave for student use, fridge for student use, Snack vending machine, Drink vending machine, library, movie rental, free after-class access to language learning software, lounge, garden, student support desk, copy machine, printer for student use, free water dispenser, free WIFI, free parking


Classroom equipment

Heating, ample natural light in all classrooms.
TV in some classrooms.


Accreditations and Quality seals




Quality English, Skills Development Scotland, SQA, Investors in People, FIDESCU


Airport transfer

Best arrival airport is Glasgow International (GLA).  It takes 25 minutes by taxi/bus to school.


Average no. of students: Adult courses in summer: 120
Adult courses throughout the year: 80
School Size
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Average no. of levels: Adult courses in summer: 5
Adult courses throughout the year: 5
Number of classrooms: 16
Number of public workstations: 6
English teacher qualifications: 100 % hold a university degree
100 % hold a recognised language teaching qualification
Average age of students: in summer: 24 years
throughout the year: 26 years
Minimum age of students: 16 years
Student nationalities: Brazil 2 %
China 5.5 %
Germany 2 %
France 3 %
Holland 1 %
Russia 1.5 %
Sweden 1 %
Libya 7 %
Saudi Arabia 20 %
Iran 1 %
Iraq 1.5 %  
Italy 10 %
Japan 1.5 %
Switzerland 1 %
Spain 20 %
Turkey 1.5 %
Thailand 2 %
 

4. Courses

School also offers courses to learn French, Italian, Spanish

All prices in GBP (convert currency). Below the original school prices are displayed.  The 5% DISCOUNT on the tuition fee will automatically be deducted on receipt of your registration.

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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 8 10 12 27 [+]Price for additional week
Price in GBP 240 480 720 960 995 1074 1432 1790 2148 5103 199
Combination of a 25-hour course with English and Job clubs.

Your 25-hour course can be IELTS Preparation 25, Summer Intensive, or Academic English 25. This ends at 14:30. After that you’ll join English Club on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday and Job Club on Wednesday and Friday. These Clubs are led by the students and the teacher is only there to help.
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 15:45
Required min. language level Elementary (A2)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 8 10 12 27 [+]Price for additional week
Price in GBP 129 258 387 516 595 714 952 1190 1428 2943 119
This course also includes course materials if you book 2+ weeks
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:15
Afternoon: 14:45  - 18:00
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 [+]Price for additional week
Price in GBP 288 576 864 1152 1440 1728 2016 2304 -- 3456 288
Course price includes accommodation: Apartment - private, Single room, No meals

Price includes:
- First day placement test & Registration Fee
- En-suite accommodation in residence just 15 minutes away from the school
- Text Book and Materials
- Internet & email access plus Free Wi-Fi
- Fun and varied social programme (entry fees to activities are extra)
- Student feedback sessions & Advice on future study in the UK and English exams.

Starting dates 2016: 27.Jun.2016, 04.Jul.2016, 11.Jul.2016, 18.Jul.2016, 25.Jul.2016, 01.Aug.2016, 08.Aug.2016, 15.Aug.2016, 22.Aug.2016.
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:15
Afternoon: 14:45  - 18:00
Required min. language level Elementary (A2)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 27 [+]Price for additional week
Price in GBP 220 440 660 880 895 1074 1253 1432 -- 4563 179
The course combines General English with a skills class each week which focus on Listening/Speaking, FCE/CAE Preparation, English for work or the IELTS exam. A self-study module encourages learner training and independent study skills to benefit the students for future development.
Starting dates 2016: 27.Jun.2016, 04.Jul.2016, 11.Jul.2016, 18.Jul.2016, 25.Jul.2016, 01.Aug.2016, 08.Aug.2016, 15.Aug.2016, 22.Aug.2016.
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 14:30
Afternoon: 13:00  - 18:00
Required min. language level Elementary (A2)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 [+]Price for additional week
Price in GBP 338 676 1014 1352 1690 2028 2366 2704 3042 -- 338
Course price includes accommodation: Apartment - private, Single room, No meals

Price includes:
- First day placement test & Registration Fee
-En-suite accommodation (single room, shared living room) just 15 minutes away from the school
- Text Book and Materials
- Internet & email access plus Free Wi-Fi
- Fun and varied social programme (entry fees to activities are extra)
- Student feedback sessions & Advice on future study in the UK and English exams.

Starting dates 2016: 27.Jun.2016, 04.Jul.2016, 11.Jul.2016, 18.Jul.2016, 25.Jul.2016, 01.Aug.2016, 08.Aug.2016, 15.Aug.2016, 22.Aug.2016.
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 14:30
Afternoon: 13:00  - 18:00
Required min. language level Elementary (A2)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 [+]Price for additional week
Price in GBP 320 640 960 1280 1600 1920 2240 2560 3200 3840 320
Starting dates Every Day .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 11:00
Afternoon: 15:00  - 17:00
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 [+]Price for additional week
Price in GBP 45 90 135 180 225 270 315 336 -- -- 42
The price above is the group price, so it's for 2-3 students. It's a flexible course, so you can take it whenever it suits you (Monday-Friday, 9.00-20.00)
Starting dates Every Day .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 10:00
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 8 10 12 27 [+]Price for additional week
Price in GBP 220 440 660 880 895 1074 1432 1790 2148 4563 179
While this course is aimed at students wishing to start college or university it will also benefit General English students who want to learn at a quicker pace, up to and including Intermediate Level. Students above this level are recommended to take General English 15 hours since the additional 7.5 hours per week here focus on Exam Writing skills.
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 14:30
Afternoon: 13:00  - 18:00
Required min. language level Elementary (A2)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 8 10 12 27 [+]Price for additional week
Price in GBP 369 738 1107 1476 1795 2154 2872 3590 4308 9423 359
Ideal for any student between B1 and B2 level who wishes to build on their existing skills whilst working 1-to-1 with a teacher on their personal priorities and language requirements.
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 14:30
Afternoon: 13:00  - 18:00
Required min. language level Elementary (A2)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 [+]Price for additional week
Price in GBP 320 640 960 1280 1600 1920 2240 2560 3200 3840 320
Typical topics: presentations, meetings, describing processes, email, negotiation, and social English, depending on your specific requirements.
Starting dates Every Day .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 11:00
Afternoon: 15:00  - 17:00
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 [+]Price for additional week
Price in GBP 899 1518 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 759
The course will be a combination of productive skills focus, such as speaking in a variety of different business contexts, meetings, negotiations and especially presentations. You will take part in role-plays of business situations to learn and practise your English in a realistic setting. You will also undertake several written tasks, writing letters and business reports so you can get feedback on your written work, identify and eliminate problems.
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 14:30
Afternoon: 13:00  - 18:00
Required min. language level Elementary (A2)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 [+]Price for additional week
Price in GBP 899 1518 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 759
For employees in the oil, gas and petrochemicals industries.
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 14:30
Required min. language level Elementary (A2)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 [+]Price for additional week
Price in GBP 899 1518 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 759
Designed for experienced engineers and other technical staff.
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 14:30
Required min. language level Elementary (A2)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in GBP 140 280 420 560 650 780 910 1040 1170 -- --
The course fee includes materials if you book 2+ weeks.
Starting dates 2016: 27.Jun.2016, 04.Jul.2016, 11.Jul.2016, 18.Jul.2016, 25.Jul.2016, 01.Aug.2016, 08.Aug.2016, 15.Aug.2016, 22.Aug.2016.
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:15
Afternoon: 14:45  - 18:00
Required min. language level Upper intermediate (B2)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in GBP 220 440 660 880 895 1074 1253 1432 1611 -- --
This course is most suitable for students who need the strategies and techniques for the Cambridge exam but who also require additional practice with their General English skills. The course fee includes materials.
Starting dates 2016: 27.Jun.2016, 04.Jul.2016, 11.Jul.2016, 18.Jul.2016, 25.Jul.2016, 01.Aug.2016, 08.Aug.2016, 15.Aug.2016, 22.Aug.2016.
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 14:30
Afternoon: 13:00  - 18:00
Required min. language level Lower intermediate (B1)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 8 10 12 27 [+]Price for additional week
Price in GBP 75 150 225 300 350 420 560 700 840 1755 70
Some students only need a short course, while others need more time to achieve their required test score.
This course can be taken on its own or, as recommended for Intermediate level students and above, as part of our Academic English Class.
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Afternoon: 13:00  - 14:30
Required min. language level Lower intermediate (B1)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 8 10 12 27 [+]Price for additional week
Price in GBP 75 150 225 300 350 420 560 700 840 1755 70
Some students only need a short course, while others need more time to achieve their required test score.
This course can be taken on its own or, as recommended for Intermediate level students and above, as part of our Academic English Class.
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Afternoon: 13:00  - 14:30
Required min. language level Upper intermediate (B2)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 8 10 12 27 [+]Price for additional week
Price in GBP 140 280 420 560 650 780 1040 1300 1560 3375 130
You will be able to see your improvement as you take a full practice test each week. The course also includes materials if you book 2+ weeks
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:15
Afternoon: 14:45  - 18:00
Required min. language level Upper intermediate (B2)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 8 10 12 27 [+]Price for additional week
Price in GBP 220 440 660 880 895 1074 1432 1790 2148 4563 179
You will be able to see your improvement as you take a full practice test each week. The course fee includes materials.
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 14:30
Afternoon: 13:00  - 18:00
Required min. language level Upper intermediate (B2)
School also offers courses to learn French, Italian, Spanish
> Note: All courses offered by Live Language English School, Glasgow can be booked online with LanguageCourse.Net. In case a course is not listed above, just mention the course description in the comment field of the online registration form.
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Lesson duration (minutes): 60 minutes
School's administrative fee: 30.00  GBP
Individual classes: Single individual lessons of tuition can be booked at 35 GBP. 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.
Language school closed: In 2016 (including national and regional bank holidays):
01.Jan.2016 - 03.Jan.2016, 25.Mar.2016, 28.Mar.2016, 02.May.2016, 30.May.2016, 26.Sep.2016, 21.Dec.2016 - 03.Jan.2016
Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school): Japanese, Spanish, Arabic, English, Hungarian, Italian, Russian, Portuguese
Comments about courses: The registration fee is £30 for EU citizens, £45 for non-EU citizens.
Price for individual tuition for 7 lessons and more: £32 per lesson.
Textbooks are included in the price of 25 h courses or 15 h courses for the minimum length of 2 weeks.

5. Accommodation

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weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week Deposit (refundable)* One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in GBP 180 360 540 720 180 180 29
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Sunday
Price per person
Price extra night: 45 GBP (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 35 minutes by public transport (average reported by our former students)
Includes: TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi in building (free WIFI), Heating, Half board, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 16
Maximum age of students: 0
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week Deposit (refundable)* One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in GBP 260 520 780 1040 260 260 29
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Sunday
Price per person
Lunch will be a packed lunch prepared daily by your host.
Price extra night: 60 GBP (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 25 minutes by public transport
Includes: TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi in building (free WIFI), Heating, Full board (breakfast + lunch + dinner), Private bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 16
Maximum age of students: 0
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week Deposit (refundable)* One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in GBP 115 230 345 460 115 115 29
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Sunday
Price per person
Price extra night: 35 GBP (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 60 minutes by public transport
Includes: Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi in building (free WIFI), Heating, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 16
Maximum age of students: 0
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week Deposit (refundable)* One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in GBP 135 270 405 540 135 135 29
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Sunday
Price per person
For more independent students or those with special diets who wish to cook their own meals.
Price extra night: 30 GBP (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 25 minutes by public transport
Includes: TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Heating, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 16
Maximum age of students: 0
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week Deposit (refundable)* One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in GBP -- -- -- 516 129 129 29
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Sunday
Price per person
Facilities: private bedroom shared bathroom shared kitchen and living area
Price extra night: 25 GBP (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 5 minutes walking
Includes: Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi in building (free WIFI), Heating, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 18
Maximum age of students: 0
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week Deposit (refundable)* One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in GBP -- -- -- 556 139 200 29
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Sunday
Price per person
En-suite student house where only the kithcen and the living area is shared with one more Live Language student.
Price extra night: 25 GBP (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 15 minutes walking
Includes: Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, 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
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in GBP 159 318 477 636 159 29
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
En-suite residence accommoddation
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 20 minutes walking
Includes: Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, 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 Dates not available:01.Jan.2016 - 27.Jun.2016, 28.Aug.2016 - 31.Dec.2016
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Comment The school has an agreement with the Glasgow School of Art and Glasgow University who provide accommodation throughout the summer months.
Note: Part of the British Council Accreditation Scheme is to only allow 1 student per mother tongue in a homestay at a time. However, the school cannot guarantee this for non-homestay options.
Max. 1 student of each nationality possible? yes
Single room cannot be guaranteed
Optional airport transfer: Glasgow International (GLA): for 35 GBP (one way)
Glasgow Prestwick Airport (PIK): for 85 GBP (one way)
Edinburgh Airport (EDI): for 90 GBP (one way)

6. Leisure activities

Leisure activities: activity possible course possible organized by school distance from school
Ballet      
Baseball      
Basketball      
Dancing     1 km
Diving     50 km
Football (soccer)      
Golf     5 km
Horse riding     8 km
Mountainbiking     60 km
Music     0.5 km
Rugby      
Sailing     50 km
Skiing     150 km
Squash     2 km
Swimming      
Table Tennis      
Tennis     1 km
Volleyball     2 km
Windsurfing     100 km
Yoga      

7. Reviews

 
Overall rating 3.9/5.0 
(55 reviews)
City / State 4.1/5.0 
Organisation 3.9/5.0 
Facilities 3.3/5.0 
Social activities 3.6/5.0 
Course Quality / Progress in language 4.1/5.0 
Value for money 3.7/5.0 
Accommodation
Host Family 4.1/5.0 
Shared flat (apartment) 3.9/5.0 
Other 3.9/5.0 
Students liked about Live Language English School, Glasgow
"The quality of teaching" - (23 years)
"I enjoyed speaking with my classmates and the teacher are magnificent." - (18 years)
"The staff was really friendly and helpful. " - (23 years)
"Friendly, international atmosphere" - (21 years)
"The friendliness of the teachers and the way of their teaching the language to people of different nationalities and without the use of a translator. This allows a total immersion in the language." - (42 years)
All 55 reviews of Live Language English School

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  • Internet access and use of school computers
  • Wireless LAN zone at school
  • Free certificate of course attendance
  • Language level placement test at first day of classes
  • Language level placement test before arrival
  • For adult courses: a minimum of one free organized leisure activity per week
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