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Study Year Programme 
Living and Learning English  
Study Year Programme 


The best way to learn English is to live in England and follow a structured language course. 
We have been helping long-stay students achieve the necessary levels to study at English universities, pass examinations or progress in their careers for over 40 years. 
Our course structure is ideal for long stay students. Afternoon classes offer flexibility and choice so that long stay students can manage their own course content and vary topics from week to week depending on their interests and areas for improvement. 
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Course Facts 

15, 18, 21 or 23 hours per week 
Course length 24-50 weeks 
One free exam entry for IELTS or Cambridge 
Start on any Monday 
Elementary to proficiency (A2-C2) 
Minimum age: 16 
Average Class Size: 7 students 
Maximum class size: 10 students (12 in July and August) 

Individual study plans and four-weekly tutorials 

Peter, Senior Teacher 
"I meet regularly with our long stay students to check they are happy with their course, accommodation and progress in class and help with any general questions they have." 

This course includes... 

One free exam entry for IELTS or Cambridge 
Tutorial every 4 weeks with senior teacher 
An individual Study Plan 
University Placement Advice 
Test on arrival to ensure you join the right class 
Course materials 
A choice of afternoon Options classes with General English 18, 21 and 23 
Classes as usual on all public holidays except Christmas 
TIS Certificate at the end of your course 

What our students say... 

" I am having such an enjoyable time. If I get the opportunity to come back to England, I will choose TIS without hesitation." 
Kanji , Japan 

Why choose English at TIS? 

Tutorials and individual study plan 
We are a smaller school with a friendly atmosphere 
Beautiful location in Devon and busy social programme 
Small class sizes and individual attention 
Good average staff/student ratio: 1/4 

Our Directors and Teachers 

Perhaps the most important aspect of the school is its professional and welcoming staff, many of whom have worked at TIS for between 10, 20 and 30 years. 

Examples of TIS Activities 

Accredited by the British Council
TEN - The English Network
IALC - International Association of Language Schools
English UK
Business English UK
Torquay International School, 15 St Marychurch Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 3HY, England ▪ Registered in England 08737177 
www.tisenglish.co.uk ▪ study@tisenglish.co.uk ▪ Tel: +44 (0)1803 295576 
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