Our English school in Totnes, England


Linguaenglish Totnes is located in the centre of Totnes town in the iconic Gate House building, offering an amazing view of the trendy high-street. Totnes is a market town and civil parish at the head of the estuary of the River Dart in Devon, England within the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.The town is a thriving centre for music, art, theatre and natural health. It has a sizeable alternative and “New Age” community, and is known as a place where one can live a bohemian lifestyle.

Linguaenglish Totnes is a medium-sized school in a very special building in the city center and we pride ourselves on our friendly personal approach and flexibility. At our school in Totnes we have a brought mixture of different cultures from all over the world and 75 % of the students are between 16 and 40 years. Here you find a exact breakdown with information about the nationality and age of our students in Totnes. Totnes-ages-and-nationalities

Totnes is ten minutes away from the beautiful South Devon coast line, with miles of beautiful, award winning beaches with lots of adventure sports. From National Trust houses and gardens to beautiful coastal walks and picturesque seaside towns to shop in, South Devon has something for everyone. There is even a local vineyard! Totnes also boasts many eco buildings as well as an eclectic mix of architecture, including The Butterwalk – a Tudor covered walk way, and of course our school building, the Gate House, built in the early 16th Centure and rebuilt after the great Totnes fire of 1990.

Totnes was the first Transition Town, aiming to be a community that works together to increase economic stability and reduce climate destruction. Lots of local cafés and restaurants support this by sourcing local produce to reduce the miles food travels to reach our plates. Totnes is not just a typical small English town. As well as the fantastic, friendly people, the history and the relaxed atmosphere it has a vibrant restaurant and pub culture, is the centre of the Transition Town movement and is the home to many dynamic young creative people. Language in Totnes is a perfect example of this blend of modern and traditional, situated in the centre of the town in the old clock tower, but with the most modern classrooms available. This atmosphere will help you reach your English goals more quickly as you can engage with, talk to and share ideas with these local people as well as making friends for life from the town as well as the school. Totnes is also the perfect starting point to explore the rest of Devon, with excellent transport links to the cities of Exeter and Plymouth, local towns and villages. Dartmoor national park is just ten minutes away and is the size of London, with a breath taking green landscape, stone Tors, wild ponies, beautiful scenery and great outdoor activities like “Letter Boxing“.

At Linguaenglish Totnes you will get lots of personal attention from both our experienced teachers and our friendly support team. We are here to ensure you make the most of your time studying and increase your confidence speaking in English. You will find that shop keepers and locals will help you too, it’s a very friendly place to be. In addition our school also offers Cambridge or IELTS exams (100 – 150 GBP) and is an exam centre for Trinity.

Linguaenglish Totnes offers English courses that run from Monday to Friday, in various levels all year round. You can book a course for a length of 1 to 52 weeks and you can start your English course on any Monday of the year (except for holidays). Here are the following courses:

  • 20 lessons General English per week in a group
  • 30 lessons Intensive English per week in a group
  • 20 lessons General English + 10 lessons exam preparation in a group

Totnes is full of excitement. There is a bustling weekly market, which offers a mixture of alternative and traditional products. On the busy High Street you find an array of small, independent shops, art studios, natural health centres, funky clothes shops and organic food shops instead of the usual chain stores. Less then 20 kilometers away you can find the most beautiful beaches of South England. Therefore, Totnes is the perfect place for students, who want to spend time in the nature combined with art and culture in a small town close to the capital of England.

Here you find a short introduction to Linguaenglish, the city and the surroundings of Totnes:








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