What our clients say

Our clients come from all walks of life; young and old, students and professionals, from ski instructors to CEOs….

They are happy to talk about their experience at The Language House.

  • I never imagined when we started that I would become fluent in English and that I could manage meetings and video conferences in English and follow English language films. It’s fantastic. Many thanks.
  • The Language House adapts the content of the courses to our needs on a weekly basis. One week we work on presentations, another week we work on language for meetings. We can use the English from these lessons immediately in our daily work with our clients.
  • I really appreciated the English courses with The Language House and especially Garry, our teacher who was friendly, serious while also having a sense of humour. I am sure that my English is much better today thanks to lessons with The Language House.
  • The lessons are very full of life, very interesting, and adapted to our need - a group of journalists.
  • Yes, I highly recommend The Language House as an ideal solution for companies that need to improve their English communication skills.
  • I am now much more confident and relaxed in English. No more stress. It is possible to have efficiency, pleasure and fun learning business English with The Language House.
  • I just wanted to let you know that I am starting today at P&G!! My two interviews in English went really well. Thank you so much for your great advice, these interviews were exactly on the same line as yours.
  • My English lessons with The Language House were interesting, fun and lively. I feel much more comfortable speaking English. If I have to socialise in English or moderate a forum in English, I don’t have the panic and stress I had before. I actually look forward to using my English.

Why Choose The Language House

English for you
English for you
We are English language training specialists based in Geneva. We offer English courses in Geneva and around the world. The Language House is your one-stop shop for English.
Australia specialists
Australia specialists
Our director is Australian. We have a fabulous choice of destinations in the land of the kangaroo. Why not combine English and surfing in beautiful Byron Bay? It doesn’t get much better.
Happy clients
Happy clients
Don’t listen to us. Read what our clients say about their experience with The Language House.
Visas and travel
Visas and travel
Many countries are tightening their study and tourist visa conditions. It’s getting more and more complicated. We’ll help you get the right visa. No stress.
Cambridge Exams
Cambridge Exams
Cambridge exams are popular, especially in Switzerland. They are excellent exams to develop your communications skills and they add muscle to your CV.
Friendly Canada
Friendly Canada
Canada is big; a land of forests, mountains, rivers and lakes and, of course, warm and friendly Canadians. It is also the cheapest destination for a long-term English course.
Demi-pair Australia
Demi-pair Australia
Reduce the cost of your trip to Australia. Study English and live and work with a family as a demi-pair…Six months of demi-pair work can save you up to CHF 5,000.
Be comfortable
Be comfortable
We have a range of living options for you. One that is best suited to your needs and your budget. If you are comfortable and relaxed, the English comes easily.

English+ WORK

Study and work at the same time
You won’t get rich, but you will earn a little bit of extra pocket money. But more importantly, a job in a café, restaurant, picking fruit on a farm or working as a demi-pair are all fabulous ways to exercise your English, make new friends and discover your city or country. Prepare a CV in English before you go…
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Some of our clients

International Organization for Standardization (ISO)

International Organization for Standardization (ISO)

Professional English courses in Geneva and London
Banque Lombard Odier & Cie SA

Banque Lombard Odier & Cie SA

Professional English courses in Geneva and the UK
CBRE

CBRE

Private lessons in Geneva for sales director and finance analyst
Payot Libraire

Payot Libraire

English for bookstore staff in Geneva (22 participants)
Bilan

Bilan

Professional English for journalists and marketing team in Geneva
csm-sa

csm-sa

Professional English in Geneva for CEO and Director of Marketing
deRham SA

deRham SA

Professional English in Lausanne for CEO and three department heads
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

General and professional English in Malta

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Location

Toronto is the biggest city in canada and the peicentre of business and culture. The Glocal Village English school in the centre of the city is located on both major subway lines, next to the Royal Ontario Museum and the University of Toronto. You will be close to the best the city offers.

Accommodation

  • Homestay: Live with a Canadian family to experience a new culture and practise your speaking. The school has a matching process to place each  student with the right homestay. Most homestays are about 40 - 50 mins by public transit from the school.
  • Other accommodation: Downtown furnished apartments and student residences. Book early for best availability.

Programmes

  • General English: (Standard: 16.7 hours per week, Intensive: 20.8 hours; Super-Intensive: 25.0 hours;) - emphasis on speaking skills
  • IELTS Test Preparation (GV Toronto is an official IELTS Test Centre)
  • Cambridge English Exam Preparation: FCE, CAE and CPE (GV Toronto is an official Cambridge English Test Centre)
  • General English and English for Business elective classes
  • EAP: English for Academic Purposes (GV pathways to colleges and universities in Canada and the US)
  • Teen Activity Program: Summer and Winter classes and activities for ages 12-17
  • English plus activity add-ns (Take lessons with our partner institutions in hockey, tennis, golf, dancing, flower arrangement and makeup artistry)

Statistics

STATISTIQUES

  • Max class size: 16 students
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Minimum Age: 16+ for adult programs
  • Lessons are 50 minutes
  • 27 classrooms
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Two large student lounges with table tennis, billiards and student computers
  • Dedicated instructors have an average of 12 years of experience at Global Village Toronto
  • Diverse student population; more than 25 different countries represented each session
  • Fully accredited by provincial, national and international regulatory bodies.

Work-Study

French nationals aged between 18 and 35 can apply for  working holiday visa and also study English. It is more complicated for Swiss nationals who must apply for a work permit.

Activities

  • Minimum 20 different activities offered in every 4-week session
  • Professional hockey, soccer, football and basketball
  • Winter: ice skating at City Hall, snowboarding, Winterlicious food festival, staff vs. student floor hockey
  • Summer: Toronto Island, beach volleyball, soccer, Kensington Market picnic, graffiti alley photography tour
  • Weekend bus trips to Niagara Falls, Ottawa and Quebec, New York City, Washington DC and Chicago

 

The Language House likes

Toronto is one of the most multi-cultural cities in the word. It’s a rich mix which mean you have easy access to fabulous food, theatre, music and shopping. Don’t forget to check out Graffiti Alley.

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Private Training

Private lessons 1:1 - the fast track method to becoming a confident and fluent English communication.

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IELTS, TOEFL & TOEIC

We offer IELTS exam preparation courses in Geneva and the UK, Canada, Ireland, Australia andNew Zealand

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Gap-Year Courses

Best experience of your life. Study English, work and travel. We’ll help you design your dream year.

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English for Lunch

A course in Geneva for busy professionals who need their English fresh, fluent and well-exercised.

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