Learn English & live in your private teacher's home around Reading 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 Reading. 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 Reading, 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.
amiad works in partnership with UK boarding schools to offer children and young adults the opportunity to improve their English in a fun and engaging environment, whilst also enjoying the culture and history the UK has to offer. Our Summer schools offer a wide range of fun, safe activities and diverse excursions. We aim to provide you with the opportunity to try new experiences and make friends with people all over the world. Samiad provides: • 3 world class boarding school campuses • Excellent facilities including IT suites, library, theatres, climbing walls and swimming pools • 15 hours English language tuition per week with highly qualified EFL teachers • 24 hour supervision with a market leading staff to student ratio of 1:6 • Unique high value trips to the most famous locations and attractions across the UK • An action-packed sports and activities schedule • Nominated for the coveted ST star awards under 18’s course of the year • Specialisms in Football, Horse Riding, Multi-activities or extra English
Our courses will be run at the University of Reading and St Joseph’s College which is located just 5 minutes walk from the main university campus. St Joseph’s College, founded in 1910 and set within secure grounds, offers excellent modern classrooms, a good range of sporting facilities including an all-weather sports pitch, an outside basketball court as well as an indoor heated swimming pool. The accommodation comprises single en-suite bedrooms of a very high standard on the main university campus. This centre is a 10-minute drive away from the bustling Reading town centre. The students will be accommodated and catered for at the University of Reading with lessons and our evening entertainment programme taking place at St Joseph’s College. Some sports activities will take place at both the University of Reading and St Joseph’s College. We are sure that this new centre will be a popular choice for students of all nationalities.
Shiplake College is a historic ‘Harry Potter’ style boarding school, located close to the riverside town of Henley-on-Thames. The school was founded in 1959 and offers students the opportunity to become immersed in an English boarding school culture during their course. The school’s fantastic facilities include a historic dining room, indoor theatre, outdoor heated swimming pool, tennis courts, playing fields and sports hall. The school is set within secure grounds with a riverside location and within easy reach of London and Oxford.
At our Reading Centre, you can enjoy a range of top-class facilities at one of the top 1% of universities in the world. This includes the accommodation of a very high standard in halls of residence that opened in 2015, a stylish new dining hall, a superb disco venue and excellent sports facilities which include an indoor sports centre, tennis courts, and an astroturf pitch. Some activities, such as swimming, may take place at St Joseph’s College, a charming, traditional school founded 100 years ago and based just a 2-minute walk away. Reading is a large, historic and modern town conveniently located near Oxford, London and Heathrow Airport. London is only 30 minutes away by train. Our programmes here include: - Classic English - Classic English Plus London - Kids Camp For further information, please check our website. http://www.lewis-school.co.uk/index.php/junior/summer-locations/reading-junior-centre
Our Sir Richard summer camp is designed for ages 10-16 and offers English plus Mixed Activities and/or Dance options. The camp is based at Leighton Park School in Reading. Reading is vibrant and prosperous, considered one of Britain’s top 10 shopping cities and has a popular university and football team. It has also had several famous inhabitants over the centuries, including Jane Austen and Oscar Wilde. Leighton Park is a prestigious and well-equipped boarding school set in its own park in the center of Reading and has a heated indoor swimming pool on campus, a gymnasium, walled tennis courts, football pitch, professional theatre, library and computer laboratory, dining hall and extensive bedrooms and classrooms. It offers the perfect safe environment for younger students
Although being approximately one hour outside of London, Camp Pangbourne is located in pure English countryside which has been designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. With 230 acres of land, there is plenty of space for getting outside, whether that is for some of our fantastic activities or one of our specialist sporting camps. At Camp Pangbourne, our visiting teenagers can enjoy all of our multi-activity sessions whilst being outside. Relax on the lawns, or take a dip in the outdoor pool with new friends and in the evenings, we have a selection of entertainment planned, from campfires to discos, talent shows and fair nights.
Woodcote is a thriving village with a good range of local amenities. The very impressive Oratory School stands in extensive park-like grounds. On-site facilities include an art centre, golf course, basketball, indoor swimming pool, tennis courts, and a cricket pitch. The village has good road connections with easy access to Reading and Oxford.
Whether you are a student, a business professional, or a traveler, there is a language course in Reading 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.