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Live Language English School, Glasgow, Scotland

What we like about the school

  • Excellent rating of student apartments

Glasgow  

Live Language English School

The language school Live Language English School was founded in Glasgow, Scotland in 2002. Located in Charing Cross, a safe and quiet area of the city. The University of Glasgow is close by and the vibrant West End and the City Centre are just 10 minutes away.

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

Accreditations and Quality seals

SQA, Investors in People, FIDESCU

School Size:

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

  • TV in some classrooms

  • Heating in all classrooms

  • Ample natural light in all classrooms

Number of classrooms:

16

Number of public workstations:

6

Prices include

  • 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

Course material:

Generally course material is distributed free to students but has to be returned to the school at end of course.

Average number of students

  • Adult courses in summer: 120
  • Adult courses throughout the year: 80

Average age of students

  • in summer: 24 years
  • throughout the year: 26 years

Average number of levels

  • Adult courses in summer: 6
  • Adult courses throughout the year: 6

Minimum age of students

  • 16 years

English teacher qualifications

  • 100 % hold a university degree
  • 100 % hold a recognised language teaching qualification

Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school):

2
5
2
3
1
1
1
7
25
1
1
10
1
1
15
1
2

Airport transfer

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

Language school closed

In 2017 (including national and regional bank holidays): 01.Jan.2017 - 03.Jan.2017, 14.Apr.2017, 17.Apr.2017, 01.May.2017, 29.May.2017, 25.Sep.2017, 23.Dec.2017 - 31.Dec.2017

Courses

All prices in £ (convert currency). Below the original school prices are displayed.
Weeks
Price in £
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Lesson duration: 60 minutes
School's administrative fee: 30.00  £
Individual classes Single individual lessons of tuition can be booked at 35 £. 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.
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.

Accommodation

weeks 1 2 3 4 Additional Week Deposit (refundable)* One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in £ 185 370 555 740 185 185 29
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Sunday
Price per person
Price extra night:
45 £ (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
weeks 1 2 3 4 Additional Week Deposit (refundable)* One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in £ 140 280 420 560 140 140 29
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Sunday
Price per person
Price extra night:
30 £ (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
20 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
weeks 1 2 3 4 Additional Week Deposit (refundable)* One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in £ 220 440 660 880 220 220 29
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Sunday
Price per person
Price extra night:
50 £ (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
20 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), Shared bathroom.
Age of students
Minimum age of students: 16
weeks 1 2 3 4 Additional Week Deposit (refundable)* One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in £ 160 320 480 640 160 160 29
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Sunday
Price per person
Price extra night:
45 £ (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
50 minutes by public transport
Includes:
TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Heating, Half board, Shared bathroom.
Age of students
Minimum age of students: 16
weeks 1 2 3 4 Additional Week Deposit (refundable)* One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in £ 120 240 360 480 120 120 29
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Sunday
Price per person
Price extra night:
35 £ (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
50 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
weeks 1 2 3 4 Additional Week Deposit (refundable)* One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in £ 195 390 585 780 195 195 29
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Sunday
Price per person
Price extra night:
50 £ (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
50 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), Shared bathroom.
Age of students
Minimum age of students: 16
weeks 1 2 3 4 Additional Week Deposit (refundable)* One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in £ 159 318 477 636 159 150 29
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
2 minutes walking
Includes:
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
weeks 1 2 3 4 Additional Week Deposit (refundable)* One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in £ -- -- -- 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 £ (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
weeks 1 2 3 4 Additional Week
Price in £ 159 318 477 636 159
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
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
Dates
Fully booked on: 01.Jan.2017 - 25.Jun.2017, 04.Sep.2017 - 31.Dec.2017
  • Max. 1 student of each nationality possible? yes
  • Single room: cannot be guaranteed
  • Optional airport transfer
    Glasgow Airport: for 40 £ (one way); for 80 £ (return trip)
    Edinburgh Airport: for 100 £ (one way); for 200 £ (return trip)
    Prestwick Airport: for 75 £ (one way); for 150 £ (return trip)

Leisure activities

activity possible distance from school
Ballet  
Baseball  
Basketball  
Dancing 1 km
Diving 50 km
Football (soccer) 0.5 km
Golf 5 km
Horse riding 8 km
Mountainbiking 60 km
Music 0.5 km
Rugby  
Sailing 50 km
Skiing 5 km
Squash 2 km
Swimming 1.5 km
Table Tennis  
Tennis 1 km
Volleyball 0.5 km
Windsurfing 100 km
Yoga 1 km

Reviews

City
4.1/5.0 
Organisation
4.0/5.0 
Facilities
3.4/5.0 
Social activities
3.7/5.0 
Course quality / Progress in language
4.1/5.0 
Value for money
3.8/5.0 
Accommodation
Homestay
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
Overall rating
5.0/5.0
Value for money
n/a
Detailed review
City/place
5.0/5.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
5.0/5.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
5.0/5.0
School organization
5.0/5.0
Social activities
3.0/5.0
Accommodation
Homestay zone 2
5.0/5.0
Additional information
Insider tips about what future students should not miss: A trip you shouldn't miss is the village of Luss, next to Loch Lomond. In one day it's possible to visit it and it's the most beautiful village I've seen.
Other comments: The weather isn't very good, but... don't worry!!
I enjoyed speaking with my classmates and the teacher are magnificent.
Overall rating
5.0/5.0
Value for money
n/a
Detailed review
City/place
5.0/5.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
3.0/5.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
5.0/5.0
School organization
3.0/5.0
Social activities
4.0/5.0
Accommodation
The staff was really friendly and helpful.
Overall rating
4.0/5.0
Value for money
5.0/5.0
Detailed review
City/place
4.0/5.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
2.0/5.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
4.0/5.0
School organization
3.0/5.0
Social activities
3.0/5.0
Accommodation
Additional information
Insider tips about what future students should not miss: In my opinion you should book your accomodation on your own to save some money. There are plenty of university residences around the school.
Friendly, international atmosphere
Overall rating
4.0/5.0
Value for money
4.0/5.0
Detailed review
City/place
4.0/5.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
3.0/5.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
3.0/5.0
School organization
4.0/5.0
Social activities
4.0/5.0
Accommodation
Other
4.0/5.0
Additional information
Other comments: The coffee and tea service was good but the quality of tea could be better :)
The afternoon skills' class
Overall rating
5.0/5.0
Value for money
3.0/5.0
Detailed review
City/place
5.0/5.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
5.0/5.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
5.0/5.0
School organization
5.0/5.0
Social activities
5.0/5.0
Accommodation
Additional information
Insider tips about what future students should not miss: Choose your teacher, or if you don't like it change it immediately (Daniella is the best)
Other comments: They are good and you will not study only the language, in a sterile manner.

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