Language course English in Torquay


The Torquay International School (TIS) is located just a few minutes on foot from Torquay town centre and is surrounded by large gardens and a volley ball court. The school was founded in 1972. 

Key features of our partner English school in Torquay

  • Accredited by the British Council and EnglishUK
  • 20 classrooms
  • Student lounge with TV
  • WIFI throughout the school
  • Gardens and terrace with barbecue
  • Volleyball court 
  • Study Centre
  • iPad information points
  • Minimum age: 16 years

Social Programme

The school organizes a social programme designed to help put you in contact with other students and widen your experience of different nationalities and customs. The cost of the programme is not included in your course but usually there are also a few free activities you can join such as: Activity programme Torquay
  • Monday afternoon guided walk on your first day
  • Monday film
  • Mystery sightseeing trips
  • Volleyball
  • Football
  • Table tennis tournament and many others.

There are many things to do such as:

  • 10-pin bowling
  • caving
  • fishing
  • golf and more

Excursions are also available for example to Exeter, Port of Topsham, Dartmoor National Park, etc.


The intensive course consists of 15, 19, 23 or 30 lessons tuition per week and the aim is to help you achieve fluency, accuracy and confidence in both spoken and written English. There are classes at all levels from Elementary to Advanced.

In 2024, students who are taking 15 hours per week, will study Monday - Thursday so have Fridays free.

Minimum age is 18 years.