Explore one of Devon's finest areas of natural beauty. Take in stunning scenery and fantastic views on a guided tour of the National Park. You will also have the opportunity to visit the traditional English village of Widecombe-in-the-Moor. Don't forget ...
Visit the historic village of Cockington and the country park. Many villages lay claim to being picturesque, but the delightful Devon village of Cockington is the real deal. Take a walk back in time along Cockington’s narrow lanes, lined with ...
Join your friends at the American Bowling Centre to see if you can bowl your way to a place on the TIS leader board. Bowling shoes are not required if your footwear has a flat base and covers your toes. ...
Relax aboard a traditional steam train as we whisk our way from Paignton for seven miles along the English Riviera Geopark coast line. You can even smell the coal burning as you go back in time on this traditional steam ...
Visit the magical Dartmoor National Park to see the transition from day to night in this ancient wilderness. This trip will include a short walk across the moorland before stopping for a drink at a traditional English pub.
The school has a partner bed & breakfast guest house, Ferndale Lodge, which is an ideal choice for mature students age 30+. For independent living, students can choose one of our premium or standard apartments.
For a true taste of modern British culture we highly recommend our homestays – you really will be staying in a home away from home. It’s a way to live a destination, not just visit it.
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Torbay has two of the best green spaces in the world! Don’t just take our word for it – this is the opinion of the international Green Flag awarding body. Both Babbacombe Downs and Princess Gardens have the highest possible environmental standards, are beautifully maintained and have excellent visitor facilities. Why not come and experience them for yourself, and brush up your English at TIS at the same?
This evening, TIS will play host to Danny Norrington-Davies, who is leading a training session entitled, ‘Encouraging Discussion and Discovery with Lower-Level Students’, through the Devon DOS Association. We are open to all practising EFL teachers in the Devon region. Affiliated schools pay £3 per person, individuals pay £5. Danny is a highly-experienced teacher and teacher trainer from International House London and King’s College London. The event starts at 6pm and promises to be very instructive! ...
The English Riviera Film Festival is pleased to announce that the International Film Awards day for this year’s festival will be taking place on October 12th at the Brand New ( Opening Sept 2019) High Tech & Digital Centre at South Devon College .
We are very excited to holding this years Awards at this inspiring new building , complete with state of art cinema . The perfect location to celebrate filmmakers , locally , internationally and of the future .
Torquay is known as the ‘The English Riviera’, famous for its beaches, palm trees and warm climate. In September 2007 the English Riviera received international UNESCO recognition for its rich geological, historical and cultural heritage and was welcomed into both the European and Global Geopark Networks.
Torquay has more attractions than any other seaside town in the UK, numerous exciting events throughout the year and plenty of opportunities for sports, particularly water sports.
One time of my life - really enjoyed learning and refreshing my English at TIS and at my lovely homestay. There is a lot to explore arround Torquay. I would like to come back.
I really recommend everyone to study in this school. If you want to speak English language very well it will be great to join them. Friendly staff, very helpful you will feel you are in your house with your family.
I'd recommend TIS to everyone. I've had a 5-star course.
What i liked most? Classes, atmosphere and facilities
The school is big and equiped for every necessity. People are kind and available for you. I appreciate the idea of the bracelet with the emergency number of the school on it. I absolutely recommend the school and the lessons, and I hope to be back soon!
The lessons were very intensive and lively, and the school was well organised and professional. I'll come back again...
The staff is kind and friendly. The atmosphere is nice and cosy. I really liked this place and I hope to come back again.
Small school, friendly atmosphere, good level of English, qualified teachers. Well organisation.
I really improved my level English in TIS, thank you.
It was really amazing time in TIS. Staff are friendly and helpful. I recommend TIS for all.