Frequently Asked Questions


Q. When can I start a course?  
A. Any Monday throughout the year. (except bank holidays) The school is only closed for 2 weeks a year during Christmas.

Q. How long can I study for? 
A. You can study for as many weeks as you want with a minimum of 1 week

Q. How many levels are there? 
A. We have class levels from Elementary to Advanced

Q. How do I know my level of English? 
A. We will send you an online test before you come to the school and we will do a speaking and listening test on day 1 of your course

Q. How many hours a week can I study? 
A.You can study 21, 15 or 6 hours

Q. Can I change my host family?
A. Yes you can. If for any reason you are not satisfied with the family you can change by giving the school 1 week’s notice

Q. Are the families close to the school?
A. Some families are within walking distance, from 5 minutes - 30 minutes and some are a short bus ride away. You can buy discounted bus tickets in the school

Q. Is the school accredited?
A. Yes it is. It is accredited by the British Council

Q. How can I get to Exeter?
A. You can travel by public transport, bus and train or by private taxi arranged by the school

Q. Are the teachers native speakers?
A. Yes they are

Q. How many students are there in a class?
A. Maximum of 12 students