What makes us different?

Live Language is a small, friendly language school in Glasgow, Scotland’s biggest city. Our academic philosophy is ‘Demand High’, which means we expect a high level of performance from our staff and students.

We accept students from beginners level and support their academic journey right through to university preparation courses and university entry. Our courses are affiliated with over 50 universities in the UK.

Our school is located in Charing Cross a safe and quiet area of the city. We are close to the University of Glasgow and a 10 minute walk to the vibrant West End and the City Centre. Students love both our old school buildings which are architecturally and historically important, as well as it’s convenient location. Glasgow has the nickname ‘The Friendly City’ and is loved for its culture, museums, music, nightlife and shopping, but most of all for it’s people. If you travel for 45 minutes east you reach Edinburgh, if you travel 45 minutes west, you reach The Highlands. Glasgow, reported as the UK’s safest city, is easy to get around by foot, bus, train or subway.

Live Language receives students from all over the world, 52 countries at the last count, so our classes have a good mix of nationalities. We keep our class sizes small so teacher-student contact is maximised. Our lessons are designed to be communicative and interactive so your confidence in using the language in real situations grows. We don’t believe in lecture style lessons.

We pride ourselves in having a professional and friendly team of qualified teachers and support staff who offer a prompt and professional service – essential ingredients for building good relationships.

Students, businesses and agents have been pleased with the quality of service and attention they have received from Live Language. We hope that you choose to join us in the future, and can experience our excellent service for yourself.

Accreditations

We are a highly accredited and award winning school with a strong commitment to continuous improvement. Our ‘Demand High’ philosophy not only applies to our students, but also to our teachers, managers and partners.

The British Council and Education Scotland regularly inspect us and assess our school, our curriculum, our student care, our accommodation, our teaching techniques and facilities - every aspect which involves you and the quality of your learning experience in the UK. You can see where our school excels above others here

Live Language follows the ‘Curriculum for Excellence’.

Education Scotland which supports skills for learning, life and work.

Live Language is a SQA accredited centre able to accept ILA and is accredited by Investors in People (Silver Award) We have a UKBA Tier 2 and Tier 4 Licence, which means we can sponsor international students to study in the UK.

Based on the recommendations of our educational partners and students, Quality English invited us to join their prestigious organisation in 2012. In the UK there are only 40 English language schools which can claim this membership, with only two in Scotland.

In 2013 we were delighted to receive the LanguageCourse.net Excellence Award from their students who had studied with us – an award we are extremely proud of.

Student support

What happens outside the classroom is just as important as what happens inside the classroom, that is why we love when students join one of the many free learning opportunities we have available to students – Social and Activity Programme, Volunteering, Lectures, Language Exchange, Culture Workshops, Conversation Classes, Tennis, Ladies Yoga, Football, Live Language Olympics, to name but a few. Our students appreciate this ‘added-value’, and that is why 96% of our students would study with Live Language again.

As a Live Language student you will meet your teacher on a regular basis to discuss your progress and your learning goals.

If you need help to apply to university, write your CV, develop your study skills or just need a friendly face to talk to you, you can meet with our Academic Tutor after your class.

Our Admissions Advisor George will help you chose the most suitable university course and help you apply.

Our Reception staff is available to help you adjust to life in the UK from 9am – 8pm Monday to Thursday and until 6pm on Friday. We have an emergency telephone number which you can call outside normal working hours if you have a problem which can’t wait.

Facilities

  • 10 comfortable classrooms
  • 2 Student Lounges
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Learning Resources
  • Self-Study Area
  • Patio Garden
  • 2 schools
  • Computers and iPads
  • Car Park and Bike Rack
  • Tea, Coffee and Snacks

This is our fancy school

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