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Young or old, intermediate or advanced, our immersion English courses offer excellent value for money! Live with your qualified English teacher and make rapid progress with your English skills.

Our immersion English courses include:

  • 2 way local airport or train station transfers
  • Full board (3 meals a day) homestay accommodation and private bedroom
  • 1:1 English lessons with your own private teacher. Choose 15 or 20 hours per week
  • Diagnostic test - your teacher will test you and assess your level before your course commences
  • At least 2 half day local excursions per week with your teacher
  • Certificate of attendance
  • Course report
  • Free 20 minute online English lesson after you've returned home

Click here to see a sample timetable.

Our Fees

English course

15 hours per week

20 hours per week

General English



Exam Preparation

(e.g. PET, CAE, IELTS, TOEFL etc)



Business English



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New Teachers, New Areas


We now have new teachers in the following areas:


Kendal (Lake District)




We're really excited to be able to offer you even more choice of locations for your full immersion English course.

We're adding their profiles to the 'Meet a Host' page so check them out now!

Mumpreneur 2011 Award


Local mum and entrepreneur, Lorna Allen, has earned herself a place in the final lineup of The Mumpreneur Awards, an annual ceremony aimed at celebrating parents throughout the UK who manage the difficult task of juggling business with family life.

The mother of 2 runs Live and Learn Homestays Ltd., an organisation offering personalised English courses and leisure activities to people visiting the Midlands region from abroad. Lorna's customers (homestay guests) benefit from a full immersion experience where they are placed with host families and have the unique opportunity to improve their English skills and learn about British culture through sharing their host families' lives.

Lorna Allen, Director of Live and Learn Homestays tells NetworkMilan.com how you can improve your English and feel at home in the “Heart of England”

Live and Learn Homestays Ltd is a small English language homestay company based in Birmingham, the "Heart of England", in the UK. The company is owned and managed by Lorna Allen, a local entrepreneur who worked part-time as a homestay tutor and local organiser for a large, international language homestay company for over seven years.

Read full article here: www.networkmilan.com