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Global Village Hawaii, Honolulu, USA

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Global Village Hawaii

The language school Global Village Hawaii was founded in Honolulu, USA in 2001. The school is situated in the exciting city of Honolulu, close to the beautiful beaches, 1 minute walk to Hawaii's largest shopping mall and 5 minutes bus ride to the world famous Waikiki. Very convenient location for transportation, restaurants, shopping and play.

Accreditations and Quality seals

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Facilities

  • Kitchen for student use

  • Microwave for student use

  • Fridge for student use

  • Snack vending machine

  • Drink vending machine

  • Computer lab

  • Daily press

  • Movie rental

  • Free after-class access to language learning software

  • Lounge

  • Student support desk

  • Copy machine

  • Printer for student use

  • Video game console

  • Free water dispenser

  • Free WIFI

Classroom equipment

  • TV in some classrooms

  • Air conditioning in all classrooms

  • Heating in some classrooms

  • Ample natural light in all classrooms

Number of classrooms:

13

Number of public PC workstations:

25

Facilities for disabled students

  • Disabled car park

  • Wheelchair access to classroom

  • Disabled toilet

  • Wheelchair access to reception

  • Wheelchair access to cafeteria

Our price includes

  • INCLUDED Internet access and use of school computers
  • INCLUDED Wireless LAN zone at school
  • INCLUDED Free certificate of course attendance
  • INCLUDED Free airport pickup for all junior courses (both ways)
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test at first day of classes
  • INCLUDED For junior courses: every afternoon free organized leisure program
  • INCLUDED Free consultation about suitable college/university programs by a qualified consultant
  • INCLUDED Free assistance in applying to college/university programs by a qualified consultant
  • INCLUDED Paid assistance in finding flats for long-term students at 230US$

Average number of students

  • Adult courses throughout the year: 195
  • Junior courses in summer: 25

Average age of students

Average number of levels

  • Adult courses in summer: 8
  • Adult courses throughout the year: 8
  • Junior courses in summer: 2
  • Junior courses throughout the year: 2

Minimum age of students

  • 16 years
  • 7 years for specific Junior courses

The school is an official exam center

The following language examinations can be taken directly at the school:

English teacher qualifications

  • 100% hold a university degree
  • 90% hold a recognised language teaching qualification

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

4
2
3
37
7
31
1

Optional airport transfer

Best arrival airport is Honolulu International (HNL).

Honolulu International Airport:
80 US$ pick up
130 US$ return (both ways)

Days without class

In 2020 (including national and regional bank holidays): 01 Jan. 2020, 20 Jan. 2020, 17 Feb. 2020, 25 May 2020, 03 Jul. 2020, 07 Sep. 2020, 12 Oct. 2020, 26 Nov. 2020, 25 Dec. 2020, 26 Mar. 2020, 11 Jun. 2020, 21 Aug. 2020, 27 Nov. 2020.

If a bank holiday falls on a weekday there is no refund nor are classes recuperated. This is the case for the majority of language schools.

Reviews

4.5

Rating: 4.5/5.0

Location of the school

Rating: 4.8/5.0

4.8
Organisation

Rating: 4.4/5.0

4.4
Facilities

Rating: 4.3/5.0

4.3
Social activities

Rating: 4.4/5.0

4.4
Course quality / Progress in language

Rating: 4.0/5.0

4.0
Value for money

Rating: 4.2/5.0

4.2
Accommodation
Homestay

Rating: 4.5/5.0

4.5
Shared Flat (apartment)

Rating: 3.7/5.0

3.7
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What students liked about Global Village Hawaii, Honolulu
The way how they deal with the students. The atmosphere.
Overall rating
5.0
Value for money
5.0
Detailed review
City/place
5.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
5.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
5.0
School organization
5.0
Social activities
5.0
Accommodation
Homestay
5.0
Other
5.0
Shared Flat (apartment)
5.0
After school activities.
Overall rating
4.0
Value for money
4.0
Detailed review
City/place
3.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
4.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
2.0
School organization
2.0
Social activities
4.0
Accommodation
Homestay
5.0
Other
5.0
GVH Economy Residence (Kaimuki)
5.0
Additional information
Other comments:: I really appreciated the help of Sabine which was my direct reference person and helped me apply for the school.
Teachers, friendly, activities, practice.
Overall rating
5.0
Value for money
4.0
Detailed review
City/place
4.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
5.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
5.0
School organization
5.0
Social activities
5.0
Accommodation
Homestay
5.0
Other
5.0
Shared Flat (apartment)
5.0
Additional information
Other comments:: It would be better with closer homes.
Attitude and understanding.
Overall rating
5.0
Value for money
n/a
Detailed review
City/place
4.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
4.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
5.0
School organization
5.0
Social activities
5.0
Accommodation
Additional information
Insider tips about what future students should not miss:: Have a significant vocabulary to work more on pronunciation
Other comments:: I liked that they give you a language certificate and there is an opportunity to pass evaluation tests.
During the Business English course we had many conversations, presentations and some interesting projects.
Overall rating
5.0
Value for money
4.0
Detailed review
City/place
5.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
4.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
4.0
School organization
5.0
Social activities
4.0
Accommodation
Additional information
Insider tips about what future students should not miss:: School activity: Catamaran Tour

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    FAQ about Global Village Hawaii, Honolulu

  • English courses at Global Village Hawaii start at 243 US$ for Academic Year Program course with 25 lessons per week. When booking here you get the guaranteed best price.
  • The accommodation Homestay is the most popular among all our clients of Global Village Hawaii
  • Yes. The school offers pickup from Honolulu International Airport (80 US$)
  • Depending on the chosen course, the maximum number of students at Global Village Hawaii varies from 3 students (Semi-Private Lessons) to 20 students (Cambridge Teen Learners of English (TLE))
  • 100% of teachers at Global Village Hawaii hold a university degree. 90% hold a recognized language teaching certificate.
  • The highest Nationality percentage at Global Village Hawaii comes from Japan with a 37.0% representation, followed by students from Switzerland (31.0%) and Korea (7.0%).
  • Global Village Hawaii offers courses from 5 years to 99. Average age is 23 during the summer and 26 for the rest of the year.

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