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LAL, London, England UK

LAL

  • The modern language school is situated in Twickenham which offers a relaxing learning environment. Surrounding the place are The Eel Pie Island Museum, Orleans House Gallery, and York House Gardens that students may visit in between classes.
  • The modern language school is situated in Twickenham which offers a relaxing learning environment. Surrounding the place are The Eel Pie Island Museum, Orleans House Gallery, and York House Gardens that students may visit in between classes.
  • The language school LAL was founded in London, England UK in 2010.
  • Address: 29-39 London Road, Allied House, TW1 3SZ - London, England UK (see on map)
  • Legal name / parent company: LAL Language Centres UK Ltd
  • Tax registration ID: 1525902

Accreditations and Quality seals

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Facilities

  • Snack vending machine

  • Drink vending machine

  • Computer lab

  • Library

  • Lounge

  • Free water dispenser

  • Free WIFI

Classroom equipment

  • Electronic whiteboard in some classrooms

  • Air conditioning in most classrooms

  • Heating in all classrooms

  • Ample natural light in all classrooms

Number of classrooms:

10

Facilities for disabled students

  • Wheelchair access to classroom

  • Disabled toilet

  • Wheelchair access to reception

Our price includes

  • INCLUDED Wireless LAN zone at school
  • INCLUDED Free certificate of course attendance
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test at first day of classes
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test before arrival
  • INCLUDED Elearning platform

Course material:

Generally course material has to be purchased by the student. The costs of course material will be approximately 30 £ per course level.

Average number of levels

  • Adult courses in summer: 5
  • 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):

Optional airport transfer

London Heathrow Airport:
85 £ pick up
145 £ return (both ways)
Luton Airport:
160 £ pick up
300 £ return (both ways)
London Gatwick Airport:
115 £ pick up
210 £ return (both ways)
Stansted Airport:
170 £ pick up
320 £ return (both ways)

Days without class

In 2021 (including national and regional bank holidays): 01 Jan. 2021, 04 Feb. 2021, 05 Mar. 2021.

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.

English Courses

General Language

The Intensive course covers similar aspects to that of the General course but with a higher intensity of 22.5 hours per week. The focus of this course is to speed up the development of English, whilst still keeping the quality of the lesson content.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
High season
High season supplement per week: 15 £
High season dates 21 Jun. 2021 - 20 Aug. 2021
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This course consists of 15 hours of General English per week (20 lessons of 45 minutes each). The General English Course at LAL really helps students gain confidence and improve their English for the real world. Speaking, listening, reading and writing, considered to be the key areas in any language, are built upon in order to reach the students' final goal of fluency. Students can expect to improve grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation too.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Elementary (A2) or higher
High season
High season supplement per week: 15 £
High season dates 21 Jun. 2021 - 20 Aug. 2021
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This 30+ course is designed for those who feel more comfortable learning with an older, more similar-minded age group. It is in study blocks of 2 weeks, which gives you a chance to get to know your class mates and learn more effectively. The price is per person per week. An activity package of excursions is included in the price.
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 45 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 12:30
Afternoon: 13:15  - 14:45
Required minimum language level
Lower intermediate (B1) or higher
High season
High season supplement per week: 15 £
High season dates 21 Jun. 2021 - 20 Aug. 2021
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People learn better at different times of the day, so if you are an afternoon person, the Afternoon English course is perfect for you. At 7.5 hours per week, it's possible to do this course along with other studies or a job for example. The course covers reading, writing and listening as well as really concentrating on communications.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
2 daily lessons of 45 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Afternoon: 13:15  - 14:45
Required minimum language level
Elementary (A2) or higher
High season
High season supplement per week: 15 £
High season dates 21 Jun. 2021 - 20 Aug. 2021
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Business

Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Lower intermediate (B1) or higher
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This course consists of 15 lessons of general English in the morning, whilst the afternoon specifies in English for Law, with the use of case studies and legal texts so students can get to grips with the legal language. There are a number of areas in law that students can focus on and this depends on the groups needs.
Required minimum language level
Lower intermediate (B1) or higher
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Exam Preparation

Required minimum language level
Lower intermediate (B1) or higher
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This course has been split into 2 courses, the 10 week course is for students with an upper intermediate level of English and the 6 week course is for those with an advanced understanding of the English language. The exam fee is payable separately.
Course durations are as follows: 10 week course starts on X January and X June 6 week course startxs on the X Feb and X July.
General course schedule
6 daily lessons of 45 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 12:30
Afternoon: 13:15  - 14:45
Required minimum language level
Upper intermediate (B2) or higher
High season
High season supplement per week: 15 £
High season dates 21 Jun. 2021 - 20 Aug. 2021
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Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Lower intermediate (B1) or higher
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This course is 20 lessons per week for students to study towards the IELTS exam. The exam fee is not included and students will need to book the exam independently.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Lower intermediate (B1) or higher
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This course is 30 lessons per week for students to study towards the IELTS exam. The exam fee is not included and students will need to book the exam independently.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Lower intermediate (B1) or higher
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Lesson duration: 45 minutes
Comments about courses:The high season incurs an additional GBP 15 per person per week and the class size can increase from 12 - 15 during these dates. This is only applicable for courses 1-7 weeks.

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Accommodation
Homestay

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  • Grosvenor Hall single bedroom
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  • Group outings in London
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    FAQ about LAL, London

  • The accommodation Allied House is the most popular among all our clients of LAL
  • Yes. The school offers pickup from London Heathrow Airport (85 £), Luton Airport (160 £), London Gatwick Airport (115 £), Stansted Airport (170 £)
  • Depending on the chosen course, the maximum number of students at LAL varies from 6 students (General Course plus Business English) to 15 students (English for 30+)
  • 100% of teachers at LAL hold a university degree. 100% hold a recognized language teaching certificate.

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