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Courses in the teacher’s home

Courses in the teacher’s home

Fast and flexible language learning

For some people, a traditional language school may not be the best option for learning a language. We have a solution that offers personalised tuition in a unique setting: immersion language courses in the teacher’s home. This service matches learners with an experienced language teacher in the country of their choice. The result? A personalised learning experience that delivers the fastest possible language progress. 

About the courses

  • A choice of 15, 20, 25 or 30 teaching hours per week – a truly intensive language course. 
  • Open to participants of all levels, with no age limit. 
  • Language immersion from first thing in the morning to last thing at night. 
  • Live, study and explore the destination with an authentic guide to local culture. 
  • Full board provided. 
  • Personalised tuition, tailored to the learner’s needs – the fastest way to achieve your goals.

Perfect for…

  • Learners with little time who need fast, targeted progress, for example business learners.
  • People who do not thrive in a traditional classroom environment. 
  • Learners with a disability (some teachers specialise in students with a physical or learning disability). 
  • Anyone seeking the most authentic and complete cultural immersion.

Destinations

We offer courses “in the teacher’s home” in a huge variety of cities and towns around the world. Teachers often live in smaller towns or in the suburbs of large towns. This offers you an authentic experience of local life, not the traditional “tourist trail”, although your teacher will also be an excellent guide to the famous local sites. With years of experience in language travel, we can help you find the destination that best suits your goals, as well as your budget.

English

Arabic

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Egypt
United Arab Emirates

Mandarin - Chinese

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China

Danish

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Denmark

Spanish

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Chile
Costa Rica
Cuba
Spain

German

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Germany
Austria
Switzerland

French

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France
Monaco
Switzerland

Italian

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Italy

Portuguese

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Portugal
Brazil

Japanese

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Japan

Russian

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Russia

Finnish

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Finland

Greek

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Greece

Hungarian

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Hungary

Dutch

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Netherlands
Belgium

Norwegian

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Norway

Polish

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Poland

Swedish

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Sweden

Czech

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Czech Republic

Turkish

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Turkey

5 REASONS TO CHOOSE ESL – LANGUAGE STUDIES ABROAD

  1. Star Agency Europe
  2. ESL – LANGUAGE STUDIES ABROAD IS EUROPE’S STAR AGENCY  

    ESL – Language studies abroad won Star Agency Western Europe for the third time at the 2014 STM Star Awards. 

  3. BEST PRICE GUARANTEE 

    If you find our programmes cheaper with another language travel agency, you will be refunded 100% of the price difference.

  4. FREE AND PERSONALISED SERVICE 

    We offer you free and personal advice before, during and after your language course abroad.

  5. CUSTOMER SATISFACTION 

    In 2014, 97% of our students would recommend ESL – Language studies abroad to their friends and relatives. 

  6. CERTIFIED QUALITY 

    ESL – Language studies abroad is accredited by quality control bodies in the tourism and education industries.  

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TESTIMONIALS

At the beginning of my stay I was a little bit home sick- it was difficult to get used to so many changes! Luckily I could quickly socialize and made good friends with some students from Ticino, it´s good so we speak in German together. Also in the host family at the beginning everything was new for me, there has been some contrasts, but we could deal with them, we needed some time to get to know each other! Now it´s fantastict! We really get along very well with each other and also with the other students in the house the athmosphere is great! The city of Freiburg is very likable, it´s small but there is everything we need to make the stay very enjoyable, especially the pubs are great! I am very lucky to have a perfect teacher, so that I can benefit as much as I can from my courses. The time went by so fast - I am sad to leave soon, I will really miss all this!

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The school is located in a good location. The hours at class are convenient. The school is very good at accommodating all levels and worked to ensure that I got the attention I needed in order to improve. As a first time learner of French, they made the lessons easy to understand and were very patient with me. I felt very supported and feel more comfortable in speaking French than when I started. The excursions were also interesting and at a good price. The housing accommodation was clean and in a good location.

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I chose Whistler because I wanted to ski and learn English. I like that the campus is close to everything; the bus stop, dinner places and only 50m from the ski lifts. There’s also a ski locker where I can store my gear. All the teachers are nice and there are dogs to pat between classes, it’s nice to have them around. My homestay family is fantastic. I always eat good food. I would recommend IH Whistler to people wanting to learn English and enjoy the mountain life.

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