Our Story

Well established and successful business.

Learn English in a Homestay and English Langauge Homestays language school was founded in 1992 to provide foreign students with excellent academic programmes and a nurturing environment with close student-teacher relationships.

1992

ENGLISH LANGUAGE HOMESTAYS WAS LAUNCHED WITH ONE SMALL CENTRE ON THE OUTSKIRTS OF BRIGHTON

  • It now has 15 Language Centres, a 3 campus Summer School and one-to-one homestay tutors across England, Scotland and South Africa.
  • Our success has been based around selecting and maintaining high quality host families and homestay tutors at all our various locations.
  • Our office admin team and local coordinators are highly experienced at managing the multiple English programmes running at a time, ensuring everything runs smoothly and any issues are resolved quickly.
  • Our tried-and-tested activities and excursions are popular with students of all ages and ensure that they have a great time while with us.
  • Supportive environment to ensure students welfare is looked after while they are with us.
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25
Years of experience
14
LOCATIONS
112
CERTIFIED TEACHERS
12
ENGLISH COURSES

“Our focus enables us to provide customised, 1:1 personal private English lessons that suits your needs.”

Jackie Verrall, Founder

BRINGING QUALITY ENGLISH LESSONS TO LIFE.

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MORE THAN 25 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE

Learn English in a Homestay has been running successful and popular English language courses, International Language Homestays, short stays and summer school programmes for over 25 years. Our English Language Homestay courses for young people are highly successful and for the last decade our Learn English website has been solely dedicated to adult English learning, providing opportunities to learn English around the world.

WHAT WE DO

Our focus enables us to provide customised, fully personal English Langauge courses that draw on robust training, cutting-edge learning methodologies, extensive global networks of English Schools and highly qualified Language homestay teachers, and expert tuition across scientific, class room, and academic disciplines.
With English language tutors and friendly host families and teachers across the UK, Canada, New Zealand, Malaysia and South Africa we can offer every student, on a short or long stay, an exciting, fun and enlightening experience during their language homestay.

Meet Our Team

The Learn English in a Homestay programme is run by the same successful team who have built the hugely successful English Language Homestays in the UK over the last 25 years. English 1-2-1 is focussed on our one to one teaching programmes in the UK (England and Scotland), France and South Africa. Building on the success of English Language Homestays, this focussed approach enables us to offer more bespoke and tailored courses for learning in a tutors home (English language homestays). We have a large panel of homestay English teachers and tutors covering all levels of English from beginner and conversational English to professional and aviation English.

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JACKIE VERRALL

Managing Director of English Language Homestays
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JUDEY BIGNELL

Academic Manager
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SACHA STONE

Short Stay Manager
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ALEKS PTASINSKA

Summer School Co-Ordinator
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DEC MOONEY

Company Secretary
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MARIEKE COLYN

Local Co-Ordinator South Africa
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EMILY PARTNER

High school co-ordinator