What our clients say

Our clients come from all walks of life; young and old, students and professionals, from ski instructors to CEOs….

They are happy to talk about their experience at The Language House.

  • I never imagined when we started that I would become fluent in English and that I could manage meetings and video conferences in English and follow English language films. It’s fantastic. Many thanks.
  • The Language House adapts the content of the courses to our needs on a weekly basis. One week we work on presentations, another week we work on language for meetings. We can use the English from these lessons immediately in our daily work with our clients.
  • I really appreciated the English courses with The Language House and especially Garry, our teacher who was friendly, serious while also having a sense of humour. I am sure that my English is much better today thanks to lessons with The Language House.
  • The lessons are very full of life, very interesting, and adapted to our need - a group of journalists.
  • Yes, I highly recommend The Language House as an ideal solution for companies that need to improve their English communication skills.
  • I am now much more confident and relaxed in English. No more stress. It is possible to have efficiency, pleasure and fun learning business English with The Language House.
  • I just wanted to let you know that I am starting today at P&G!! My two interviews in English went really well. Thank you so much for your great advice, these interviews were exactly on the same line as yours.
  • My English lessons with The Language House were interesting, fun and lively. I feel much more comfortable speaking English. If I have to socialise in English or moderate a forum in English, I don’t have the panic and stress I had before. I actually look forward to using my English.

Why Choose The Language House

English for you
English for you
We are English language training specialists based in Geneva. We offer English courses in Geneva and around the world. The Language House is your one-stop shop for English.
Australia specialists
Australia specialists
Our director is Australian. We have a fabulous choice of destinations in the land of the kangaroo. Why not combine English and surfing in beautiful Byron Bay? It doesn’t get much better.
Happy clients
Happy clients
Don’t listen to us. Read what our clients say about their experience with The Language House.
Visas and travel
Visas and travel
Many countries are tightening their study and tourist visa conditions. It’s getting more and more complicated. We’ll help you get the right visa. No stress.
Cambridge Exams
Cambridge Exams
Cambridge exams are popular, especially in Switzerland. They are excellent exams to develop your communications skills and they add muscle to your CV.
Friendly Canada
Friendly Canada
Canada is big; a land of forests, mountains, rivers and lakes and, of course, warm and friendly Canadians. It is also the cheapest destination for a long-term English course.
Demi-pair Australia
Demi-pair Australia
Reduce the cost of your trip to Australia. Study English and live and work with a family as a demi-pair…Six months of demi-pair work can save you up to CHF 5,000.
Be comfortable
Be comfortable
We have a range of living options for you. One that is best suited to your needs and your budget. If you are comfortable and relaxed, the English comes easily.

English+ WORK

Study and work at the same time
You won’t get rich, but you will earn a little bit of extra pocket money. But more importantly, a job in a café, restaurant, picking fruit on a farm or working as a demi-pair are all fabulous ways to exercise your English, make new friends and discover your city or country. Prepare a CV in English before you go…
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Some of our clients

International Organization for Standardization (ISO)

International Organization for Standardization (ISO)

Professional English courses in Geneva and London
Banque Lombard Odier & Cie SA

Banque Lombard Odier & Cie SA

Professional English courses in Geneva and the UK


Private lessons in Geneva for sales director and finance analyst
Payot Libraire

Payot Libraire

English for bookstore staff in Geneva (22 participants)


Professional English for journalists and marketing team in Geneva


Professional English in Geneva for CEO and Director of Marketing
deRham SA

deRham SA

Professional English in Lausanne for CEO and three department heads
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

General and professional English in Malta

Founded in 1989, Galway Cultural Institute is located in Salthill in large modern building. overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. It’s a 10-minute walk to the city centre.

Galway Cultural Institute is one of the best-known schools in Ireland and is a member of IALC (International Association of Language Centres) . The school also offers business and professional programmes as well as longer–term study programmes.

Students often work as volunteers at the many local festivals and get to meet people from the local community, have fun and practise their English.


  • Galway is on the wild, west coast of Ireland.
  • The Galway Cultural Institute is in Salthill and looks out to the Atlantic Ocean. It’s a 10-minute walk to the city centre.



  • Friendly and hospitable
  • Standard single room (year round) or shared room (summer only)
  • En-suite options available
  • All families are located within a 10 to 25 minutes bus ride from the school


  • Bright, modern, fully equipped apartments or houses
  • Single or shared room options (limited availability)
  • Self-catering
  • En-suite options available
  • All residences are located within 5 to 20 minutes’ walk from the school
  • Free internet access

Available on request

  • Bed & Breakfast / Guest House
  • Hostel Accommodation
  • 3/4*Hotel Accommodation


  • General English 20, 26 , 30 lessons
  • English for Business and Professionals 20, 30 lessons
  • Combination Courses 26, 30 lessons
  • One to One lessons
  • Exam Preparation
    • Cambridge 20, 30 and 36 lessons
    • IELTS 20, 30, 36 lessons
  • Foundation Programmes
    • University Foundation
    • Pre Masters
  • Specialist Business Programmes 12 lessons
    • Certificate in Leadership and Management
    • Certificate in Marketing and Social Media
    • Certificate in Business and Entrepreneurship
  • Tailored Programmes 20, 30 lessons
    • 50+ Programme
    • Teacher Training Programme
    • Short Stay Group Programme


  • Over 30 nationalities year round including Irish students
  • All lessons are 45 minutes long
  • Class size 12 in low season and 14 in high season
  • Minimum age is 17 during low season and 16 during high season
  • Record of excellent results and student progression
  • Cambridge and IELTS Examination Testing Centre
  • 30 spacious classrooms
  • National and international accreditations
  • Technology enhanced classrooms


  • Job information
  • Volunteering
  • Internship


The GCI Activity Programme includes participation in cultural, sporting and festival events, music and dance sessions, excursions and weekend trips to places of interest, activities within the school, school parties and social events with teachers and the GCI team.

The Language House likes

Galway is a lively university city, one-quarter of its 100,000 inhabitants are students so it knows how to have fun. Yes, the craic (fun) is good in Galway. The Atlantic Ocean is a one minute walk from the school. The surf is good, but you will need a wetsuit.

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Private Training

Private lessons 1:1 - the fast track method to becoming a confident and fluent English communication.

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We offer IELTS exam preparation courses in Geneva and the UK, Canada, Ireland, Australia andNew Zealand

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Gap-Year Courses

Best experience of your life. Study English, work and travel. We’ll help you design your dream year.

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English for Lunch

A course in Geneva for busy professionals who need their English fresh, fluent and well-exercised.

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