LISA! Study Abroad
LISA! ENGLISH COURSES IN TOTNES 2017
Totnes is one of the most beautiful places in Britain. It is home to aspiring artists and designers. Residents of this charming town live in harmony with nature, leading a green lifestyle in the midst of the breathtakingly beautiful English countryside.
Price example: 2 weeks £725 - Find all prices here
3 REASONS TO CHOOSE TOTNES:
- Diversity: Totnes Cultural Experience, Courses for language, culture and families
- Top location: Learn English at a good price in a beautiful city
- Quality: Historic school building, many free time activities, international students
Totnes is one of the most beautiful places in Britain. Legend has it that this medieval market town was named by Brutus of Troy, the founder and the first king of Britain. The small town on the River Dart lives in harmony with surrounding nature and puts a great emphasis on sustainability. Totnes belongs to British 'Transition Towns' and introduced its own currency in order to support the local economy. The Totnes £10 includes a picture of the internationally famous musician, Ben Howard, who lived and worked here. British Airways Magazine declared Totnes one of 10 ’funkiest towns in the world’ due to its thriving centre for music, art, literature and design. Our students will have unforgettable learning experiences thanks to Totnes Cultural Experience course. They will have classes in museums and art galleries. Our school is located inside the historic 'Gate House'', which is a part of the city wall. Totnes is nowadays a meeting point for artists, designers, musicians and literature students.
LISA! Language courses »
Our LISA! Language courses in Totnes are high-quality English courses with accommodation. Classes start every Monday. If the start date falls on a bank holiday, the course will start on the Tuesday (see calendar). Our language courses are suitable for students and professionals, both beginners and advanced speakers. Classes can take place in the morning or in the afternoon. During the course you will stay in your chosen accommodation. We also offer courses for teenagers during summer holidays. You can find more information about our supervised English courses for children and teenagers in ‘Teenagers’ menu.
With more than 20 years of experience, LISA! Study Abroad is today one of the best agencies offering organised language programmes. Our LISA! school in Totnes has been accredited by the British Council and ISI and is a member of English UK. All our teachers are mother-tongue speakers and specialise in teaching English as a foreign language.
Your language course in Totnes »
During your first day at school, you will be assigned to the suitable class according to your language knowledge. This guarantees excellent and successful learning. After classes, you will have plenty of time to explore the city and its surroundings. Our LISA! language school offers several organised activities during the week and our friendly school team will surely give you good tips and suggestions on the city’s highlights. They will also recommend you the best places where to go shopping, have a coffee and where to go with friends. You can also explore the city on your own. You will surely find fellow-travellers wishing to join you during your tours. The best way to improve your knowledge of a foreign language is getting in touch with the local people. Therefore, we suggest that you to take every opportunity to practice your knowledge with mother-tongue speakers. The accommodation in a host family is perfect for testing what you have just learned every day.
We recommend that you take a flight to London, Bristol or Exeter. From London Heathrow we suggest that you reach the train station of London Paddington with the Heathrow Express and then catch a train to Totnes. If you book our Meet & Greet service from the London Paddington train station, you will meet an member of our school team and receive a train ticket to Totnes. In order to catch the last train to Totnes, the arrival in London Heathrow should be no later than 16:00. There are good bus connections from Bristol and Exeter to Totnes. From Bristol you can also book the minibus service organised by our school on Saturday, which departs from the airport around 17:00. Since it is a group transfer, you should expect a longer waiting time.
We can pick you up by our private transfer service from the airport of Bristol or Exeter. On site you will have the opportunity to book the minibus transfer of our school for your return journey (available only for flights on Saturday), or a private transfer. Please note that with regard to minibus transfer to Bristol, your return flight should not depart before 14:00 as you will reach the airport around 12:00.
Things to do in Totnes:
Take part in a 'quiz night' in a pub
Buy local ecological products in the 'Elizabeth Market'
Enjoy the view from the battlements of the 'Totnes Castle'
Go on a trip to the Dartmoor National Park
Visit the Elizabethan Museum
Visit the medieval manor house 'Dartington Hall'
Try yoga in the park
Try silk painting with a local artist
Surf at the 'Jurassic Coast'
We are happy to help you find the language course which best meets your needs. We will give you advice on the best time to travel, the ideal duration of your language course, information about the respective entry requirements and about how to get to your accommodation. Our information service is free of charge. You can book your language course by phone, e-mail or by filling out our online booking form.