Language course English in Exeter

The Globe English Centre

Learn English in Exeter at our partner school, The Globe English Centre. Located in a beautifully modernised 19th century building, The Globe offers excellent facilities to learn English and is surrounded by trees and gardens with lovely views over the Exe valley.

Key features of our partner English school in Exeter:

  • Accredited by the British Council, English in Britain and Education UK
  • Fully equipped classrooms, with a maximum of 6 students per class
  • Self access centre with a tutor on hand to help every afternoon
  • Small kitchen which can be used to make lunch and hot drinks
  • Situated in the city centre
  • Large garden with terrace
  • Computer room with free internet access
  • Common room with board games, television and DVD player
  • Variety of self-study materials including the latest software, books and listening cassettes
  • Minimum age: 18 years

Social Programme

The Globe believes that studying English also means learning about England and meeting English people, and has designed a social programme to help students do just that!  Activities include:

  • Cooking sessions and Barbeques
  • Theatre
  • Pony trekking
  • Hot air ballooning
  • Visits to radio stations, breweries, local businesses, pubs and local monuments
  • Literary trails (Charles Dickens, Agatha Christie etc.)

In Exeter students can also find most sports available including tennis, golf, cycling, squash, canoeing, sailing and windsurfing.

Intensive

On the intensive course with 20 or 28 lessons per week you will develop your ability to communicate effectively in English. You will practice all four skills - listening, speaking, reading and writing - and expand your knowledge of vocabulary and grammar.

Minimum age is 18 years .

Prices 2021

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Max. 6 per class
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every Monday

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1 lesson = 45 minutes

Commercial English

If you need to use English in business, this programme will help you to develop the necessary language for meetings, presentations, telephoning and other professional activities and allow you to take part in international business with more confidence. Required level for this course: intermediate to advanced a minimum age of 21. 20 lessons of general English per week plus 8 Business English lessons.

Minimum age is 21 years .

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Max. 6 per class
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every Monday

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1 lesson = 45 minutes

Cambridge exam

The duration of the Cambridge exam course is 2 or 10 weeks. At the end of the course the Cambridge exam takes place. During the course you will follow 20 lessons on main programme plus 8 exam preparation lessons per week. An intermediate level of English at the start of the Cambridge exam course is required.

To read more about the Cambridge examination course please click here.

Minimum age is 18 years .

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Max. 6 per class
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every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Teacher course

The teacher course is suitable for elementary and high school teachers. The Teacher Course in Exeter is a 1- or 2-week program with 28 lessons per week. If you book a two-week course, you will have 20 lessons in general English + 8 hours of teaching methodology. If you book a one-week course, your lesson will focus only on methodology. Depending on the starting date, you can select one of the following methodologies:

a)Secondary Methodology: aimed at secondary school teachers teaching English as a foreign language. The contents are the following (examples):

  • Introductory session / analysis of needs / Brainstorming
  • Methodology to teach pronunciation
  • Creative grammar
  • Teaching methods with modern media
  • Teaching with communicative activities

b)Primary Methodology: aimed at primary school teachers teaching English as a foreign language.  Contents can be:

  • Introductory session/ analysis of needs / brainstorming and creation of working groups
  • Techniques for dealing with classes
  • Teaching methods with modern media
  • Vocabulary training techniques
  • Teaching methods for pronunciation
  • Teaching through communicative activities

c)CLIL Metodology: This program is aimed not only at teachers who teach English as a foreign language but also at teachers of all subjects who need to teach their subject in English. This course covers the following topics (examples):

  • Introduction to the CLIL methodology
  • Teaching methods for specific vocabulary
  • Communication teaching techniques
  • Reading and listening
  • Editing texts
  • Teaching methods with modern media
  • lesson planning

Please, check the remarks on our price list with the dates available for each course and module. 

The Teacher training course in Exeter is a 1 or 2 week programme with 28 lessons per week. If you book 2 weeks, you will have 20 lessons of General English + 8 focused in methodology per week. If you book one, lessons will be focused only on Methodology. Depending on the dates you choose, you will be able to choose any of the following modules:
a)Adult/ Secondary Methodology course: for EFL teacher’s of Secondary school
b)Primary Methodology course: for EFL teacher’s of Primary school
c) CLIL Methodology: for teacher of all subjects who teach in English and wish to advance in CLIL Methodology
Please, check the remarks on our price list with the dates available for each course and module.

Minimum age is 18 years .

Prices 2021

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 6 per class
Number of lessons per week:
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Family course / parents

Are you looking for an English course for your family in the south of England? The program for families in Exeter is, without doubt, a great option at any time of the year.

While your children do a program for children from 7 to 10 years old or for juniors from 11 to 19 years old, you can take an intensive course of 20 lessons per week.

The schedule of lessons for adults is from 9.00 to 12.30 with a break of 30 minutes at 10.30.

Accommodation will be in a host family, on a full board basis (breakfast, lunch package and dinner). It is possible to book a private apartment (private apartment prices upon request).

Young people and children have included a complete package of activities. The youngest ones (7-10 years old) must be brought to school by one of the parents and also collected at the end of the activities.

Minimum age is 18 years .

Prices 2021

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Max. 6 per class
Number of lessons per week:
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Family course / juniors (11-17 years)

Do you want to take an English course in England with the whole family? If so, we offer a program for families in Exeter, that you can start at any time of the year. In combination with the parents course, you can book a course for 11-19 year olds.

Lessons

Classes are normally taught from 9.30 to 13.00 (schedule subject to change). In Exeter, the school is located in the center of the city and has several buildings (two adjacent and one opposite) where classes are taught. One of the buildings is intended for adult classes and the others for young people and children. In this way, each of the participants of the family program enjoys a separate environment according to their age and can see each other at any time.

Activities

After classes, students will have included the following program of activities:

1 afternoon excursion

2 afternoons of sports activities

2 cultural activities

2 afternoons of social activities

1 Saturday excursion

Accommodation

As accommodation, it is possible to book a host family on a full board basis (breakfast, lunch package and dinner) and, after consulting prices, a private apartment.

Minimum age is 11 years .

Prices 2021

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Max. 14 per class
Number of lessons per week:
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every Monday

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1 lesson = 45 minutes

Family course / juniors (7-10 years)

In combination with the parents course, you can book a course for children aged 7-10 years. Both courses are held in a school in downtown Exeter.

Lessons

Children of 7-10 years of age have 20 weekly lessons of English per week taught by teachers specialized in these ages. These are classes with games and a lot of communicative activities so that the little ones learn the language in a more fun way.

The schedule of the classes is from 9.30 to 13.00 with a break of 30 minutes at 11.00. Although the adult classes start at 9.30, parents can leave their children at 9.00 with the program monitors. Teachers and / or monitors will supervise children at all times (classes, lunch and activities)

Activities

In the afternoon, there is a wide program of activities organized for children that includes:

2 afternoons of sports activities

1 afternoon excursion

2 cultural activities

2 afternoons of social activities

1 Saturday excursion

Accommodation

With regard to the accommodation, you can book a host family on a full-board basis (breakfast, lunch package and dinner) or a private apartment. You can consult the prices for the private apartment by request.

The youngest ones (7-10 years old) must be brought to school by one of the parents and also collected at the end of the activities.

Attention: this course must be booked in combination with the parent course program.

Minimum age is 7 years .

Prices 2021

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Max. 10 per class
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every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Duo course

The duo course allows participants to define their objectives to create an individual programme adapted to their level and learning pace.

It is a class for two students. The duo course can only be booked by two people who travel together and have the same level of English.

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Max. 2 per class
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every Monday

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1 lesson = 45 minutes

JobTravel

This program gives you the opportunity to improve your English language skills while learning more about the English working world. To participate in this program, you must be at least 16 years old.

Depending on your language level, it is necessary that you attend a language course before starting the internship. During the language course special attention is paid to the basic vocabulary for business such as telephone calls and job interviews. The partner school in Exeter will help you to find a company that suits your education, work experience and language level. You will be helped to arrange interviews which are necessary to start an internship. In most jobs, you will work as an assistant in the following areas:

  •     administration
  •     businesses
  •     hotels
  •     restaurants

The internship is unpaid. Usually you work from Monday to Friday from 09:00 to 17:00 clock (however, the working hours depend on the opening times of the industry). Sometimes it is also possible to combine a part-time internship with a language course.

The duration of the internship may vary but has a minimum duration of 2 weeks.

In 2018,
the program will consist of a 2-week language course and a 1, 2 or 3-month internship (total duration of 6, 10 or 14 weeks, including your course).

In 2019,
the program will consist of a 1-week language course followed by a 2, 3 or 4-week internship (total duration of 3, 4 or 5 weeks including the course).*

*Of course you can add more weeks of the language course and/or the internship on request.

Minimum age is 18 years .

Prices 2021

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Number of lessons per week:
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

One-to-One

The one-to-one course is based on your linguistic skills, professional or social needs and personal expectations. Flexibility is the main feature of this course. As the only student in class you decide the content of the course. The one-to-one course is recommended above all for students with only a short amount of time available. 15 hours per week.

Minimum age is 18 years .

Prices 2021

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Max. 1 per class
Number of lessons per week:
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every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Shared apartment

Shared apartment Shared apartments are available on the campus. The shared apartments are comfortable and pleasantly decorated. 3 or 4 students share each apartment where you can have a private room or a shared room. There is a fully equipped kitchen and a bathroom, central heating, TV/DVD and Fast Internet access ADSL in each apartment . All towels and bed linen will be provided for.

Host family

All students are offered breakfast, packed lunch and an evening meal (full board). You will stay in a single or double room. All homes are within 25-30 minutes’ walk from the school or a free bus pass is given on the rare occasion families are located outside of this distance.

Executive host family

The executive host families live in larger accommodations and are often more upper-class. You will stay in a single room with full board (breakfast, a packed lunch and an evening meal). You will be given your own keys and will be independent, but treated as a member of the family. All homes are within 25-30 minutes’ walk from the school or a free bus pass is given on the rare occasion families are located outside of this distance.

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