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Individual students at the Globe

The Globe team is thoroughly committed to making our students' British experience a great one. Part of this is helping our new individual students to integrate into the school and encourage interaction outside of lessons - our designated Social Co-ordinator, as well as a Student Welfare Officer is always available to help students settle and enjoy their experience from the very first day. 

With over 35 years' experience in international education, we have everything in place to ensure a positive experience, whether it is a 1 week vacation programme or taking a year to perfect your English.

Please choose from our range of programmes listed below:


All of our adult courses have a maximum of just 6 students to a class and an average of 4, offering a tailored service with high levels of individual attention.

Main Programme -  20 lessons per week over 5 mornings. This is a course book based General English course, covering all four skills - listening, speaking, reading and writing, as well as expanding your knowledge of vocabulary and grammar.

Authentic  - 28 lessons per week over 5 mornings and 4 afternoons. Using primarily Authentic materials such as newspapers, magazines, literature, video, radio and film, it is a particularly interesting and dynamic way of improving your communicative ability as well as your knowledge of British life and culture. 

Examination programmes - 28 lessons per week over 5 mornings and 4 afternoons. We offer 10 week preparation courses for all Cambridge Examinations, as well as IELTS (International English Language Testing System).

Business English - 28 lessons per week over 5 mornings and 4 afternoons. This is a negotiated tailor-made course (maximum 4 weeks). Students give brief details in advance of when and why they need to use English. This is reviewed regularly so that classes can be adapted to changin students' needs.

Teachers' Training -  28 lessons per week over 5 mornings and 4 afternoons.This is a 2 week course for non-native teachers of English, offering creative methodology and practical classroom activities.

One to One -  this is a tailor-made course of private lessons, designed to suit the individual student.  You are welcome to choose the number of lessons per week  you require however they must be booked in pairs.

Work Placement - the Globe can arrange work placements for students wishing to sample British culture and practise their English in a working environment.


We offer courses for children as young as 7. Our younger clients enjoy the lively classes, friendly atmosphere and making friends with students from all over the world.

Explorer programme - this is an activity and play-based course for our youngest students aged 7-10. Lessons are dynamic and varied - our main focus is on listening and speaking skills to develop confidence in coping with a new language and being in a different country.

Discovery programme - a course for children aged 11-14 and 15-19. Classes focus on the use of natural English and may include authentic materials, role play, music, drama and project work.

English Plus - a language-based course combining General English with study skills and curriculum subjects. This course is designed for students who are learning English for a specific purpose, for example, joining mainstream education in Britain.

The Globe offers a wide range of accommodation options - please visit our Accommodation page for details.

If you have any questions, please contact us on and the Globe team will be happy to help.