England

Torbay

Join our school of English in Torbay

Learn English at the very heart of the English Riviera, the birthplace of Agatha Christie. You can enjoy the sun, go shopping during the day, feast on fresh fish and party into the night! Come to our school of English in Torbay!

Experience the English Riviera
at LAL School of English in Torbay

  • 16
    Minimum Age
  • 30
    Classrooms
  • 12
    Max students per class
  • 1980
    Founded

LAL Torbay school of English is located in Paignton, only a few minutes from the town centre and the seaside. It was the first school opened by LAL, and we have worked really hard to provide you with up-to-date facilities and an excellent environment to learn English in England.

Not only do we offer amazing English lessons for international students, but we are also a successful teacher training centre for anyone wishing to teach English as a second language.

Supportive facilities

  • Free WiFi
  • On-site Cafe
  • Computer Access
  • Bookshop and Library
  • Garden
  • Lounge Area
  • Self-Study Area
  • Wheelchair Access

Explore our great Location

See the school as if you were here

Conway Rd, Paignton TQ4 5LH, United Kingdom

Nationality Mix

  • 10%
    Asia
  • 38%
    Africa and Middle East
  • 8%
    Eastern Europe
  • 16%
    Central Europe
  • 20%
    Western Europe
  • 8%
    Central and South America

Age Range


      English Courses in Torbay

      LAL offers you 703 courses around the world and definitely one that fits you
      • Business English

        If you are looking at starting a job or taking your business to an international level.
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      • Business English Plus

        If you are looking at starting a job or taking your business to an international level.
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      • IELTS Plus

        IELTS exams are recognised by over 9000 organisations around the world.
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      • TOEFL Plus

        TOEFL tests are the key to the door of the best universities in North America
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      • Cambridge B2 First

        Get a qualification valid for life! Our Cambridge FCE course will prepare you to obtain the desired result in this exam.
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      • Cambridge C1 Advanced

        Get a qualification valid for life! Our Cambridge C1 Advanced course will prepare you to get a great result in this exam
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      • Cambridge C2 Proficiency

        Get a qualification valid for life! Our Cambridge C2 Proficiency course will prepare you to get this level in this exam.
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      • Business English Plus

        If you are looking at starting a job or taking your business to an international level.
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      • Aviation English

        Aviation English is designed for pilots and air traffic controllers who need to attain ICAO level 4 or higher.
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      • English for Medicine

        Our English for Medicine course will develop the language skills you need to work as a health professional.
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      • English for Travel and Tourism

        Make the most out of your trips and your work with our English for Travel and Tourism course!
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      • Study and Work Placement

        Learn English, gain confidence and start a work placement based on your skills and interests!
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      Leisure Programmes

      Get the most out of your experience

      As you can see, your experience at our school of English in Torbay is not limited to the classroom. We offer a range of extra-curricular activities both inside and outside our school. These are just some of the social activities we offer.

      Experience two of our centres

      Join our Two-centres Experience!

      Choose two of our locations in England, Malta or Ireland. Study in two different places and get to know different lifestyles and cultures!

      • Stay 12 weeks and get free airport transfers.
      • Book 24 weeks or more and we will cover up to €300 of your flights between Heathrow and Malta or Dublin!
      • Get 50% off registration and accommodation fees per school.

      Accommodation in Torbay

      LAL Torbay has several options to help you find the perfect place to stay during your English course.

      St Marguerite Guest House

      5 minutes to the school

      Smartly decorated rooms and home-cooked food, only five minutes’ walk from the school and the beach.

      Summerhill Hotel

      10 minutes to the school

      A family-run hotel overlooking Goodrington Beach and offering quality service and a relaxing atmosphere.

      Homestay in Torbay

      5 to 45 minutes on foot or a short bus journey; average 30 minutes.

      Staying with a host family is a great way to discover the English way of life and practise your English language.

      Hunters Lodge Residence

      10 minutes to the school

      Hunters Lodge is a traditional student accomodation building and the experience of living in this residence is recommended to any student studying at LAL Torbay.

      Further Information

      Important Information School closes on 01 January, 19 April, 06 May, 27 May, 23-27 December 2019 and 01 January 2020.

      Testimonials

      Discover our students' experiences in their own words

      Accreditations and memberships

      Certified teaching accredited by the world’s main institutions

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