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Adult Courses

Minimum age 18

We have a variety of courses to suit the needs of our adult students and we are sure you will enjoy learning English with us.

The teachers work as a team for you, the student, providing quality language teaching at all levels. The courses follow a communicative syllabus which includes a balance of grammar, vocabulary and functional English. Our teachers use a wide range of materials to enable the student to improve their language skills, communicate effectively and gain greater understanding of English culture.

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Join any Monday


  • First day test and needs analysis (6 levels of English)
  • Mixed-nationality classes of max 6 students (9 in summer season)
  • All tuition materials
  • End-of-course certificate
  • School information pack

Plus +

  • FREE basic social programme
  • FREE SIS coach transfer to/from Heathrow Airport every Saturday
  • FREE accommodation booking service
  • FREE use of student internet
  • FREE Book Club (not available in summer)

Beginners accepted by special arrangement

Advanced classes always available

In the unlikely event that no course is available at a suitable level, a student may be offered reduced hours of 1-to1 tuition at the original price as follows:

General course 15 hrs > 10 hrs 1-to1

Intensive Course 21 hrs > 15 hrs 1-to1

2024 - The school will be closed for Public Holidays on: 1 January, 29 March, 1 April, 6 May, 27 May, 26 August,  25 & 26 December. No lesson time will be lost.

Minimum Age: 

Course Information

Brochure for this course

What our students say about us

Very quick responses to emails, a solution for every problem/question. Bus service from door to door – luxury!
- Anja from Germany, aged 44 (October 2016)
I had a nice, lovely, interesting, beautiful… week in Sidmouth. It was fantastic! So I thank you, all the teachers and my lovely family. I’ll come back next year!
- Laura from Italy, aged 45 (February 2016)
This is my seventh visit to the school! I started as a complete beginner and have now successfully achieved a B1 level. I love Sidmouth and would strongly recommend the school to students of any age and level.
- Marcela from the Czech Republic, aged 45, (June 2018)
I had the perfect host and I would stay with her again. Her cooking skills are excellent.
- Seonaid from Switzerland, aged 26 (November 2016)

General Information


Sidmouth International School is committed to the safety and well-being of our students and we aim to provide an environment where young people and children feel comfortable and safe.


Sidmouth International School is proud to be accredited by the British Council to teach English in the UK




May Cottage
EX10 8EN

Tel: +44 (0) 1395 516754