English in Torbay

University preparation | All levels


Torbay is in the heart of the “English Riviera” in the South West of England. It’s one of Britain’s most popular seaside resorts with a beautiful coastline, great atmosphere and has the best weather in Britain. It is the perfect place for a holiday with historic sites going back thousands of years, as well as leisure activities and seaside facilities.

Our programs

High quality integrated English language learning and university preparation program to improve English-speaking skills in order to successfully transition to college.

English for Academic preparation

The course will cover a range of topics including:
  • Managing tour operations
  • Hotel management
  • e-Travel
  • Quality in tourism
  • The impacts of tourism
  • Events management
  • Sustainable tourism

A specially designed course that prepares students for university level in an English speaking country.  After completing the 24 week course students will have a solid foundation in General English and English for academic purposes, enabling them to achieve their aspirations at further and higher education institutions. 20 lessons of 45 minutes each in group of 5 - 15 students maximum.

Our accomodation

LAL propose the following types of accomodations

Host home

Carefully selected families,  The family will provide bed linen and assistance with laundry.

Note :

  • usually less than 45 minutes on foot or by local transport from LAL London.
Onsite Residence Apartment

Double or twin rooms, either en-suite or with a shared bathroom.


  • each room has a TV.
  • free WiFi.
  • no air-condition.
Alexander Pope Hotel

En-suite rooms with all the comforts.


  • air-conditioning.
  • telephone.
  • free WiFi.
  • flat screen TV.
St Giles Hotel

Only 1 minute walk from Feltham Rail Station, providing easy access to either Heathrow airport and Central London; spacious rooms and suites for individuals, groups or families.


  • Breakfast .

Our activities

LAL propose the following types of activities

Fun excursion:

  • Essential London Walk : London’s iconic landmarks including; the London Eye, Big Ben, Downing Street, Buckingham Palace, the Houses of Parliament, Leicester Square and Piccadilly Circus ; from 8 £.
  • London Eye : One of London’s most famous landmarks enjoying breathtaking views of the city; from 30 £.
  • Madame Tussauds : Taking photos with celebrities, sports stars, politicians and members of the royal family; from 37 £.

Sightseeing excursion:

  • Southbank Walk : London Bridge, The Tate Modern building, The Globe Theatre, National Theatre and South Bank Centre; from 8 £.
  • Camden Market & Regent’s Canal : 800 years of Royal history, an amazing palace with Henry VIII’s kitchens and Great Hall, and the beautiful gardens; from 22 £.

Culture excursion:

  • Hampton Court Palace : World foods, vintage clothing and wonderful jewelry; from 22 £.
  • The Globe Theatre Exhibition & Tour : A replica of Globe Theatre, a journey in Elizabethan times theatre, with the audio guide; from 21 £.