Learn EnglishIn The English Countryside
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- HIGHLY EXPERIENCEDOVER 25 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE
- ACCREDITED BY BRITISH COUNCILFOR TEACHING ENGLISH IN THE UK
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ACCREDITED BY BRITISH COUNCIL
Combine your English course with a unique holiday away from tourists in England’s green and pleasant land. Experience beautiful “instagram’ scenery from the White Cliffs of Dover and the rugged coastline of Cornwall up to the stunning Lake District. To experience the real cultural heritage of the British Isles a stay in the heart of its countryside is a must.
Why learn English in the English countryside?
The landscape has been the inspiration for some many of Britain’s most famous authors such as the Bronte sisters, Jane Austin, Thomas Hardy and even A.A. Milne (most famous for Winnie the Pooh!)
If you love films then England has been the setting for so many famous films, from Harry Potter, Game of Thrones to the Classics of Atonement and Officer and a Gentleman and Three Weddings and a Funeral. InTuition has homestay teachers living close to all these locations.
5 Top Reasons to live and learn English with a Homestay Tutor in the English Countryside
- There’s always something happening in the English countryside. Join the locals at an annual festival for music, arts and craft and literature, vibrant food markets or feel the adrenaline of a sporting challenge like Horse Racing or Polo or join in cycling, hill walking, canoeing, fishing, horse trekking. June is the season for County Fairs and village Fetes.
- The Cotswolds. Set between Oxford and Cheltenham, the Cotswolds are just delightful. They have some picturesque villages and towns. Home to Royal family members and even ex-Prime Ministers, it is a great place for horse riding, exploring antique shops and experiencing the typical English country life. Famous for lots of TV detective series like “Midsomer’s Murders” but trust us, it is incredibly safe here and they have some amazing old Pubs, which is where you must go to drink beer and speak to the locals! We have some great InTuition homestay teachers here. That’s because they love what they do and they love our students and have a lot of fun teaching them.
- The Lake District. OK, so life here is a bit slower than the rest of the UK. But we are proud of that. We are friendly to anyone who makes the effort to get here. The locals here are always happy to help, point people in the right direction and always like to chat, so it’s a great place to practice your English. In fact stopping them talking is the hardest bit! England’s largest National Park. In the North West of England is home to Scafell Pike – its highest mountain, Wastwater – its deepest glacial lake, and historic literary associations Poets like Wordsworth and Beatrix Potter, set her The Tale of Peter Rabbit. If you like walking then there is no better place, and the people are so friendly you WILL speak a lot of English!
- The South Downs National Park. These rolling hills stretch from Eastbourne to Winchester with breath-taking views and hidden gems. Through it runs the A272 road, possibly the prettiest in England. It offers wonderful landscapes and tranquility, yet so easy to get to small market towns like Petersfield or big towns like Chichester and Brighton and also to London. InTuition have many homestay tutors living in this wonderful area. May, is the ideal time for gardeners and the National Trust Castles are at their best: Leeds Castle, Hever Castle or Arundel castle. But don’t miss the Guy Fawkes firework display on November 5th in Lewes, it is the biggest bonfire and firework display in the country.
- Devon and Cornwall. It’s magical. King Arthur and the Round Table, Glastonbury, castles and legends are all over the West Country as are ghosts and legends. What better way to study English than the setting for Lord of the Rings! The West Country has some of the most beautiful cliffs, beaches and wild coastal regions in Europe, there’s plenty of places to take a relax while you’re here to study English. Visitors are amazed when they come to Devon and Cornwall at just how beautiful the scenery is. It’s a great place to learn English, the heart of Celtic England, where the UK meets the ocean, it is the host to rugged cliffs and amazing beaches. The home of pirates and now famous drama TV series about them: Poldark and Jamaica Inn. The Eden Project is here, Cornish Culture and life is a great experience.