2 weeks
General English Course
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4 Best language schools in Plymouth (ranked based on student reviews)

You are interested in learning English in Plymouth? We have researched all the details about the best English language schools in Plymouth for you so that you can easily compare prices, reviews, courses for adults and teenagers and special offers.

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Why Plymouth? Plymouth city was an important Royal Naval port in WWII and suffered heavy bomb damage, but is still pretty as well as gritty. It prides itself in arts & culture and the coastline is peppered with some of the country’s most envied beaches and romantic hidden coves, come and bask in the sun, enjoy a variety of water sports, go crab fishing or hike grassy headland offering captivating views of a boat-studded bay.
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Most recent student reviews of language schools in Plymouth

Rating: 4.2

4.2 | 5 reviews

The teachers
Unhappy with social activities because were not done.

2 August 2017
Course: General English 15 - 3 weeks
Student age: 44 years


Rating: 4.2

4.2 | 5 reviews

Good location, safe city, adequate teachers
the class composition based on the level is not very accurate. Sufficient organization, good teachers (excellent Ashley!)

29 July 2015
Course: General English 19 - 1 week
Student age: 54 years


Key Facts about Plymouth

Population: 248,000

Time zone: +10h. (GMT +0)

Region: England, Plymouth

Currency: GBP (1 GBP = 1.3618 USD)

Plymouth quality of life rating:

Rating: 4.2

4.2 (5 reviews by our former students)

Visa: Nationals from USA do not require a visa to study short term courses up to 180 days. Documentation regarding purpose of visit must be shown at the border in order to enter the country. For Study purposes: letter of enrolment from school, accommodation arrangements and proof of payments to the relevant institutions. Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.

universities: 4 (rankings of universities in Plymouth)

High season: July

Low season: January

Average course price per week (High season): 196 £

Average course price per week (Low season): 239 £

Cost of Living:
  • Big Mac price (England UK average):3.01 £ (29% cheaper than in USA)
    Mains electricity:
    • Plug Type G
    • Residential voltage: 230 V
    • Frequency: 50 Hz

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    Public transportation in Plymouth

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    What to do in Plymouth

    Smeaton's Tower
    Smeaton's Tower
    Tinside Lido
    Tinside Lido

    Arrival Airport

    Bristol (BRS) - 149 km. from Plymouth city center

    Public transportation to city center:

    Every 60 minutes, 26,00 GBP, 150 minutes.

    Main stops: Bristol Intternational Airport, Playmouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station

    Taxi: 254 £, 125 minutes drive to city center of Plymouth

    Direct international flights from:
    • United Kingdom: Aberdeen, Belfast International, Edinburgh, Glasgow International, Guernsey, Inverness, Jersey, Newcastle
    • Ireland: Cork, Dublin, Knock

      FAQ about schools in Plymouth

    • Meridian School of English has received the best overall rating in Plymouth.
    • Meridian School of English, located in Swarthmore Centre, 78 Mutley Plain has been voted as the school with the best location in Plymouth.
    • 541£ for 2 weeks is the lowest price for an English course in Plymouth. The average cost of a language course in Plymouth is 0£ per week.
    • Students rated the activity program at Meridian School of English as the best.
    • Meridian School of English was rated highest for quality of teaching.

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