Learn English & live in your private teacher's home around Bedford with Home Language International! Home Language International (HLI) is a family-run business offering language courses in more than 20 languages in over 30 countries worldwide, including English lessons at an experienced private teacher's home in UK. More than 5,000 students take advantage of our services every year. Ian Josephs, Danielle Josephs, their 5 adult children and an expert team of dedicated staff all put in very long hours for HLI. You stay in an experienced teacher's family home, have one-to-one English lessons and then continue to use the language during the rest of your stay in Bedford. Because you are the only student, you are guaranteed individual attention. The lessons are completely designed for you, so the teacher will focus exactly on what you need. Mealtime conversation, television and social contacts are all in English. All of our teachers in UK have a university degree (or equivalent) and/or a recognised teaching certificate. All teachers have been visited by one of our local organisers. Their qualifications have been checked and their homes throughly inspected. During your stay in Bedford, a local organiser will monitor your progress and make sure your experience is both happy and successful. Home Language International (HLI) is accredited by the Accreditation Body for Language Services (ABLS), Association of Language Travel Organisations (ALTO), and UNOSEL.
An opportunity to spend 2 weeks in England! One week at the famous Woburn Safari Park and the second either at our residential centre Funcoast World or in London, depending on your age range. WEEK 1 - SAFARI Accommodation & food: Residential accommodation, in rooms of 1 to 2 beds. Lunch is taken in Woburn Safari Park, breakfast and dinner at the accommodation. Woburn Safari Park, one of the UK’s most exciting safari parks, located in Bedfordshire, one hour's drive north of London. With its large open spaces, Woburn provides the perfect habitat for the park’s animals to roam freely and behave naturally. They also offer you the opportunity to get an unparalleled close-up look at the world’s most magnificent creatures, including lions, tigers, elephants, bears, wolves, monkeys, and many more – no English lessonsDue to high demand for this programme, the Safari week could be the first or second week. WEEK 2 - FUNCOAST Accommodation & food: Mini apartments of 2 to 3 beds. Full-board: 3 hot meals and all to be taken at the self-service restaurant in the centre. ENGLISH LESSONS 15 hours a week at Funcoast World. Students are given an English language test on arrival and placed in English classes according to their language level. The average number of students per class:12-14 with a maximum of 16. Our teachers are all fully qualified. Many of our teachers have worked regularly on our past programmes. They work with great enthusiasm and energy to make their classes really vibrant and enjoyable. Emphasis on spoken English and listening skills, including work on essential grammar and vocabulary. We aim to make students effective and confident in their everyday communication. All course materials are supplied. PROGRAMME Students attend classes for half a day, the rest of the time is dedicated to a large array of wonderful leisure activities. Facilities include pool with flumes and wave machines, go-karts, bowling, fantastic funfair, musical shows, and much more. Funcoast World is a holiday destination for many British families, giving our international visitors the opportunity to meet them. What better way to improve your English!
Whether you are a student, a business professional, or a traveler, there is a language course in Bedford that is right for you. There are English courses available for all fluency levels, ages and time durations. Just select a course type from the list below to get started.
English test preparation courses are for students who want to prepare for English proficiency tests to improve job prospects or gain admission into a university.
Professional English courses are for professionals who want to study English in a specific area, such as business, medicine, law, aviation, and hospitality.