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Welcome to LLL!

English home stay with a difference!
Stay with a qualified English Teacher and family, learn English everyday and go on cultural visits!
Total immersion, learning English in The United Kingdom!
 

Our Teachers in Great Britain

 

Some of our students

Our qualified English teachers

Rebecca C1

Rebecca lives in Byfleet, Surrey, which is a lovely little town located 15 minutes from Heathrow airport and 30 minutes away from central London. Rebecca is a primary school teacher with eight years experience and lives in a three bedroom mid-terrace house with her partner Luke, who is a mechanic. Luke’s mum, dad, brother and sister live around the corner with their three dogs and they are keen to get involved in welcoming you to the UK.

The student’s bedroom has a double bed, a built in wardrobe and opposite there is a private bathroom. Attached at the rear of the house is a light and spacious conservatory for studying, or weather permitting, a patio area outside in the garden. There is also Wi-Fi access throughout the house.

The local train station is a 10 minute walk which will get you into Central London in 30 minutes, or into the surrounding towns in 10 minutes.
There is lots to see and do in the local area, such as Hampton Court Palace, where Henry VIII lived, Windsor Castle, Brooklands Museum, Mercedes-Benz world, Painshill Park, Bocketts Farm, Liquid Leisure, Top Golf, bowling, ice-skating, swimming and so much more! Nearby there are spacious parks and canal walks to be enjoyed on sunny days.

Rebecca and Luke enjoy watching and playing football, long dog walks over Horsell Common & Box Hill which is famous for the London 2012 Olympic cycling race, seeing their friends and family, cooking on the barbecue and eating out at local restaurants. They also enjoy watching films and visiting the local car boot sales. A stay with Rebecca and Luke will be fun, memorable and develop your English language skills greatly.

Rebecca C2

Rebecca lives in Truro, Cornwall. She has lived abroad in Italy, Abu Dhabi and Uganda teaching students English and now lives with her daughter Nell and her Bengal/Burmese Cat called Bunny. Rebecca and Nell are both adventure enthusiasts and love to be out and about exploring all that Cornwall has to offer

Rebecca has been teaching for 8 years and has experience teaching all levels and all ages! From Beginner to Advanced students. She now specialises in providing Education workshops, tutoring Home-school students and English as an additional language. Rebecca is an enthusiastic and patient teacher who believes learning should be as fun, practical and as active as possible.

Rebecca lives in a house 10 minutes away from the sea and she promises to show you all the hidden gems that the spectacular Cornish coastline has to offer.

Student accommodation can be in either a double, twin or single bed room with private bathroom facilities (shower over bath and toilet) WiFi and all the amenities of living in the city but the peace and quiet of a residential neighbourhood.
Truro is a vibrant and extremely safe area for students and the house is located a short 5-minute bus ride away from the city centre and Train station.

Your stay with Rebecca will be full of adventures, local encounters and plenty of giggles in the open air. Trips can include the Eden Project, housing the world’s largest indoor rainforest!, kayaking from Loe Beach as well as taking in all that the spectacular coastline has to offer. Rebecca is happy to tailor make your stay and has plenty of ideas to keep even the most imaginative minds entertained!

Antonia

Antonia is English and has lived all her life in England. She is an experienced and qualified British and CELTA qualified teacher. She lives with her husband, who is an IT manager working in London, and 2 teenage girls.

They live in a traditional 1930s style, 4 bedroomed house in Pinner, which is a leafy suburb of North West London, about 40 minutes by tube from the centre. They have recently modernised their home and have wifi throughout and a lovely new double room with private bathroom at the top of the house, especially for students.

Pinner is our local town with historical centre and lovely parks, cafes and restaurants and many independent shops. Nearby, you can cycle, go walking, horse riding and sailing, plus swimming and sports at the local leisure centre. London is a vibrant, historic and fun capital city and there is so much to do and so many places to explore. They are a busy family and the girls enjoy swimming, trampolining and creative activities such a graphic art and photography and I enjoy walking and nature. They love to watch films and visit the cinema, museums and theatres and they love music.

They also love to meet and host foreign students and have had many students to stay, aged from 11 - 65 years, from France, Italy, Spain, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Russia, Ukraine, China and Japan. They love to learn new languages but also love to teach English and all the family gets involved. As a family we speak French, a little Spanish, German and a little Greek.

During your stay with them you will be able to revise your grammar, expand your vocabulary, practice your speaking both in lessons, through role plays, debates and presentations and with the family and family friends. You will get to learn more about the English language and culture. Antonia makes sure her lessons are fun, interactive and relevant and that all her students make great progress during their stay.

Jessica

Jessica (24) lives in Belfast, Northern Ireland with her life-long friend, Lauren and her brother, Ryan, also in their early twenties. They are all sporty and enjoy using their free time to play hockey and rugby, go on coastal road trips or travel.

Jessica’s family (Mum, Dad and brother) live a twenty minute drive away and are also very keen to get involved in giving you a pleasant stay (her mum promises to treat you to her renowned traditional Northern Irish breakfast and Sunday Roast Dinner).

It is a two-minute walk from the Botanic Gardens and a ten-minute walk from the city centre high streets. The North Coast – an area of ‘Outstanding Natural Beauty’ –is easily accessible within an hour by car and she promises to show you all the hidden gems of this gorgeous coastline that only a local would know. She has worked as a teacher in both France and Spain and is a keen hockey player, pianist and linguist. She loves to use her passion for music, sport and social interaction to enhance her lessons. She understands that more learning is done through living than studying and therefore endeavours to incorporate outings such as supermarket challenges, photo challenges, treasure hunts and creative projects into her classes as much as possible.

Having completed homestays abroad on numerous occasions, she empathises with the student’s position and understands how to go about providing them with a comfortable home and a thoroughly enjoyable and profitable experience.

Your stay with Jessica will be full of adventures, local encounters and time spent outdoors. Trips will include the UNESCO World Heritage Site ‘the Giant’s Causeway,’ as well as many other natural areas that have recently been featured in movies and TV series such as Game of Thrones. She is happy to tailor your stay to your interests and has many activities in mind for lovers of sport, music, entertainment or food alike!

Amanda

Amanda lives in Sherborne, a busy market town in Dorset in the south west of England. She has lived abroad in Italy for 6 years and has taught English to adults, teenagers and children privately, in schools and in a company setting.

Amanda’s lessons are fun, stimulating and tailored to the student’s interests and needs. She enjoys the company of young people and her daughter Rosie is 17 years old.

Amanda’s house is an old ‘Grade 2’ listed cottage with plenty of character. It’s right in the centre of town and close to shops, cafes and Sherborne Abbey. The cottage has a pretty garden, which you can enjoy on a sunny day.

Activities in Sherborne include swimming, yoga, walking in the gardens of Sherborne Castle and sculpture or art exhibitions at the Jerram Art Gallery. Special events include monthly sound healing with Tibetan bowls, occasional talks by authors in the bookshop and an annual classic and supercars event at Sherborne Castle. The Jurassic coast with its lovely beaches and coastal footpaths is an hour’s drive away and is always worth a day trip. You might even decide to have a dip in the sea!

Debora

/>Debora lives in Broadstairs, Kent, which is a seaside resort on the south coast of England, with her husband Harvey, who enjoys sports, music and socialising, and their two children, Polly and Ethan.

Her background is in corporate banking and she has trained to teach advanced business English. After qualifying as a TEFL teacher she has been hosting foreign students for a number of years and she says that she has found her true vocation. She is also a qualified holistic therapist and it is a holistic approach she tries to bring to the classroom.

Her daughter, Polly enjoys music festivals, art, social media and fashion. Her son, Ethan enjoys Lego, film making and gaming. The family enjoys art, films, the cinema, swimming, spending time outdoors, music festivals, camping, travelling to other countries and experiencing different cultures and foods.

They live in a large semi‐detached, Victorian house with sea views. It is a 5 minute walk to the beach and a 5 minute walk to the train station. There are three rooms available to students ‐ two twin rooms and a single room. All the rooms are bright and well equipped with either a TV or computer and access to Wi-Fi internet.
Broadstairs has excellent transport to London. There are many exciting things to do and see nearby. There is a surf school at Viking Bay, tennis courts in the park, the historic city of Canterbury, Dover castle, Howlets Zoo, Quex Park and Leeds Castle to name but a few. For literature enthusiasts we have the Charles Dickens Festival and museum. They also have a beach hut where they keep a kayak and beach games.

Lorraine G

Lorraine lives in Littleport near the BeautifulCathedral City of Ely In Cambridgeshire.She lives with her 2 sons Baily & Ellis, Beau the dog & Storm the cat.

This lovely mum has travelled all over the world. Her passion is cooking many different cuisines she’s picked up on her travels.

A 5 minute drive takes you into Ely with its Cathedral, shops, cinema, restaurants and lovely riverside.

Cambridge is a 40 minute drive and is famous for its university. It makes a lovely cultural day out as there is so much history not to mention many shops.

The local train station is a 15 min walk from the family house where you can catch trains to nearby towns, such as Ely 8mins, Cambridge 20 mins and London 1hr 20. Also, the North Norfolk coast is just over an hour by car.

Chris

John and Chris have travelled a lot and have lived in Spain and China. The area where they live is called Whitefield and is 5 miles (8 km) north of Manchester city centre.

Chris is a full time ESL teacher, and John is a retired businessman who since 2011 has specialised in teaching intermediate and business English and also organises tours in the local area. Last year, John hosted various cultural tours to fascinating local places. Chris will be concentrating on the teaching, whilst John will lead the cultural tours and walks. On some tours, both of them may come along with you.

Nearby there are rivers, canals and many beautiful places to walk and cycle in the countryside. There are also many very interesting museums and lots to do in Manchester.

The student’s bedroom has 2 double beds and is on the top floor with an ensuite bathroom and is very private and the house has a lovely garden where you can do lessons when the weather is nice.

From the front the house looks somewhat smaller than it actually is inside, and the estate agent who sold it to us said it was like Doctor Who’s 'Tardis'! The house was built around 1880, so it’s now around 140 years old. It has 4 floors.

John’s family play lots of board games and Chris and John play lots of Scrabble. What better way to hone up on English vocabulary than to have a game of Scrabble in the evening.

We also have lots of other interesting board games that we can also teach you. We can play a mixture each evening before it’s time for bed.
You should learn a lot of English and a lot of English history and culture too, whilst enjoying yourself in this amazing, ‘THE place to be’ city.

Tracy S

Tracy lives by the sea on the south coast of England in the beautiful town of Bournemouth. She has travelled a lot and has studied languages so she understands the difficulties students face.

Tracy’s lessons are fun, multi-sensory and tailored to the interests of the students. If you are interested in Harry Potter, then Tracy can make specific classes. Other activities are football, dance and for adults literary, cultural, culinary and job specific language.

Tracy’s house has large bedrooms with wash basins in them. The garden is lovely to sit in when the sun shines.It takes about half an hour to walk to the town centre and beach. At the end of her road is a golf course which is open to anyone to play, and on the other side there is the football ground and big park including skate board area.

Being by the sea means that there is always something to do and somewhere to go. Other activities include surfing, trampoline and swimming. In the summer holidays we have live bands, fish and chips and fire-works on the beach. There are many cafes, restaurants and pubs along with cinema, ten pin bowling, laser quest and a local museum along with shows and our own Symphony orchestra.

Gillian

Gillian has worked with home stay foreign students since 1986, when her own children were small. She has taught home-stay students since 2009. All her courses are individually prepared to suit the students’ requirements. Gillian has both TEFL and CELTA qualifications.Gillian has travelled and lived in different countries and has studied other languages. She is very understanding of the difficulties and problems students may have when living in another country. Gillian has taught different levels and ages. Gillian is very patient, resourceful and flexible.

Gillian has two grown up children, her daughter is married; her daughter has a daughter of three years old. Her daughter’s family live in Sittingbourne near her. Her son lives in London with his wife, they are a close family and visit each other often.

Sittingbourne is in the county of Kent, close to London (one hour) and Dover (one hour). It has lovely beaches nearby and many historical medieval towns to visit. Gillian is interested in history she can explain the history which goes with each area. Towns we could visit are: Canterbury, Rochester, London, Hastings or Whitstable. There are many castles and old houses which could be visited such as: Leeds, Battle Abbey, Quex Park, Lullingstone and Down House (the home of Charles Darwin).

Activities you can do with Gillian are: swimming, bowling, table tennis, badminton, ice skating, cooking, picnics, walking, visits to parks and beaches. For you to enjoy your stay and maximise your improvement in English is very important to her.

Martyn

Martyn lives alone in Yorkshire, in the north of England. He would be a fantastic choice for adult students looking for individual, personal treatment on the English course. Although he lives alone, his parents and sister live locally in the Harrogate area.

He has been a teacher for the last 17 years and taught in a college, secondary school and primary school and most recently private school and has lots of experience teaching English.

Martyn’s hobbies are generally active ones. On Monday he plays badminton, on Tuesday he does circuit training and sometimes on a Wednesday evening he plays cricket. He also enjoys football, hockey and rugby. He has played for Harrogate Hockey Club and Knaresborough Rugby Club in these sports, as well as in the summer enjoying playing cricket for Burnt Yates Cricket Club and tennis where possible.

He also enjoys cooking, travelling and gardening as well as socialising with friends where possible. On this course you will meet lots of new people through sport.

Lorraine

Lorraine lives in Northern Ireland with her husband Carlton and three teenage daughters. Lorraine and her family have been hosting international visitors since 2012. As well as being a fully trained English teacher, Lorraine has also had additional training in Child Protection, First Aid and Food Hygiene.

The children of the family are very musical, and you may end up with an evening of traditional music if you like the wonderful blend of British and Irish culture. The village of Bleary is in walking distance, and the beautiful Bally Dougan Pottery and gift shop/café will be a great place to walk to on a summer’s day. Students can expect to visit the City and the very special Tollymore Forest which is a favourite for International filmmakers.

The family do lots of activities including rollerblading, skateboarding, basketball and badminton. One trip could be to have a picnic or barbeque in Lurgan Park, and the possibility of the Lazy River in Lisburn or camping and mountain biking in the forest. After all this grab your swimming costume and get in the family hot tub! Two twin bedrooms are available that share their own bathroom in a private part of the house.

Lindsay

Lindsay lives in Sittingbourne, Kent, which is a typical town in the south east of England located an hour from central London and twenty-five minutes from the historical city of Canterbury by train. Lindsay lives with her husband Gary and their little daughter Hannah.

Lindsay and Gary have a keen interest in history and politics, they are members of the English Heritage society and take the opportunity to get out and visit lots of historical sites. At home they both enjoy playing board games, reading and watching movies.

Lindsay is a fully qualified Primary and Secondary school teacher. Lindsay has taught prepared students for many different exams including entrance exams, GCSE, A Levels, IELTS and Cambridge First. In addition to hosting students Lindsay still works as a private tutor continuing to prepare international and English Students alike for various exams.

Lindsay and her family really enjoy hosting students which they have been doing for 10 years. Lindsay’s parents began when she was only four years old herself back in 1985.

The bedroom available for students contains bunkbeds so they are able to host a single student or two students together if two would prefer to come together.

Whilst staying with Lindsay and her family you will have many opportunities to get out and about and do different things, from visiting the traditional seaside resorts in the south east of England and having fish and chips on the beach, to visit London and seeing the famous sights and museums London has to offer.

There is also the beautiful old city of Canterbury with its Cathedral a world UNESCO heritage site. Dover Castle, swimming, trampolining, Ice-skating, bowling, the cinema and Gary would be very happy to introduce you to his passion of snooker. You certainly will not be bored!

Sue

Sue lives in the North of England with her two sons - Michael who is a teaching assistant at a local primary school and Ben who is studying engineering at the University of Liverpool. Sue lives in a 4 bedroom detached house in a quiet cul-de-sac very close to the centre of Liverpool.

There is a huge amount to do and see in Liverpool from tourist attractions such as Museums and Art Galleries including the Beatles Story, Tate Gallery, Maritime History Museum etc. There are two famous football teams – Liverpool and Everton - and nearby Manchester United and Manchester City. There are many opportunities to visit nearby historic cities e.g. Chester and the beautiful surrounding coast and countryside. In addition, there are numerous shopping centres, theatres and restaurants to visit.

Sue has over 25years’ experience in Primary Education as a teacher and Headteacher. She has been teaching TEFL homestay students since 2013 and her philosophy is ensuring that learning is personalised to the individual through practical activities of interest.

Her interests include days out with the family, films and theatre, eating out and family barbecues. The boys also enjoy sport and music.

Ann

Ann lives in Brighton. She lives with her husband Peter and their young Australian Labradoodle dog, Freddie, both are very friendly!

She has been teaching for over 20 years and has experience teaching all levels from Beginner to Advanced Students. She teaches General, Business and Exam Preparation English. FCE, Cambridge Adv. and IELTS. BEC Vantage/Higher. She now specialises in one to one English Homestay Courses and Online Lessons. She is patient and her lessons are relaxed but professional.

She lives in a house opposite the sea. Student accommodation is a sunny, single room with private facilities (shower and toilet) on the ground floor, offering privacy and quiet. Wifi connection. Facilities and Local Area: Saltdean is a quiet, safe area with local shops, pub, large park, tennis courts, and outdoor swimming pool, located 15 minutes from the centre of Brighton, easy access by frequent bus service or on foot along the beach.

She enjoys travelling and meeting people from around the world, also walking on the beach with the dog, visiting the cinema and places of interest, shopping trips and socialising.

Brighton is a very vibrant city with many attractions to suit all tastes. The Royal Pavillion, Museums, Theatres, the famous Brighton Pier and Lanes shopping quarter. There is a large Marina, Restaurants, Pubs, Cinema and Bowling. Seaside and country walks, golf and other outdoor pursuits. London is 50 minutes by train, Gatwick Airport 40 minutes.

Carol

 

Carol lives with her youngest son who works with computers. She worked in the fashion industry as a designer for 30 years. In 1999 she started teaching, in subjects such as art and textiles, drama and dance, and English. She has taught many different levels and ages and is a very flexible and dynamic teacher. Carol's experience in business means she would be an excellent choice for General English and Business English courses. Carol has worked with foreign students since 1998 both hosting and teaching.

They live in a modern house with 3 bedrooms. They live in a town in Scotland 40 minutes drive from Glasgow and 1 hour and a half hours from Edinburgh. Their town has a lot of good shopping, museums, art galleries and the beach is nearby. This town is the birth place of Robert Burns, the Scottish Poet, and two miles away from the home of Scottish Golf, at Royal Troon. As a coastal town, you could also sail on a nice day to the island of Arran.

Carol has two cats and a dog. Her spare time is usually taken up drawing or painting, walking the dog,  photography, swimming, reading, going to the cinema or theatre when possible, and eating out. There are lots of sports venues for swimming or playing tennis, football or cycling. Also there are a variety of reasonably priced restaurants in the area, such as Chinese, Italian, French and Indian.

In class Carol tries to be firm but fair. She allows her students to make the most of their visit by preparing the course to the students individual needs as much as possible by allowing them as much oral or written work as they require. She has a very tolerant and patient nature, enabling the student to reach their full potential.

Mohan

Mohan lives close to Bournemouth, which is one of the most beautiful and popular Seaside resorts in the UK. Bournemouth on the South Coast has 15km of lovely golden beaches, beautiful gardens with mini golf and free open air concerts.

There are lots of places to walk with stunning panoramic views. There are also museums and lots of cultural places to visit.
Mohan lives with his wife Viviane. Their home is 5 mins from Bournemouth International Airport and 15 minutes from the Railway and Town Centre. The local bus into town is 4 minutes away.There are woods opposite as well as attractive riverside walks close by.

Their home is comfortable and bedrooms overlook our beautiful garden and terrace. We have unlimited hi-speed Wi-fi. All their family enjoy good food and cooking. The menu is tailored to the students taste and likes. They can also teach students new dishes.

Viviane and Mohan are both qualified and experienced language teachers. They have both taught in Language Schools teaching adults and teenagers. They have hosted students since 2006 and as Mohan is a qualified tour guide you will be shown the local attractive places. Viviane plays tennis nearly every day so if you like tennis just bring your trainers!

Mohan has lived and worked in the US and Europe. He teaches Aviation English having obtained his Pilot’s Licence, as well as Business English. He is patient, fun, friendly and entertaining. He has also has studied foreign languages abroad so he understands the challenges. He speaks with an excellent English accent so your pronunciation will improve.