Live and study in your private teacher’s home

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For more than 40 years Home Language International (HLI) has been offering language immersion programs in over 20 languages and 30 countries worldwide. You live and study in your teacher’s home, receive private language lessons, share 3 meals a day with your host family, and continue to use the language during the rest of your stay as you share the daily life of the family.

Bildungsurlaub for Hessen is only available for a minimum of 2-1 lessons.


Why live & study in your teacher’s home?
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Fast progress

Going on a homestay with one-to-one lessons is the fastest way to learn English or any other language we offer. You are the only student and you cannot speak any other language than the one you are learning, this is not only the natural way to learn a language but also the most efficient.

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On a full-immersion programme you’re learning not only during lessons but also by practising the language during meals, activities or during the daily family life. One big advantage of this language programme is that you live in the home of your teacher, so that learning doesn’t stop at the end of the lesson.

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Another advantage of a one-to-one homestay is that you can choose your dates (from Sunday to Sunday) any time of the year and for the duration you want (minimum one week).

Children & Teenagers

Children & Teenagers

Language courses for children and teenagers under 18

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Adults & Professionals

Adults & Professionals

Language courses for adults and professionals over 18

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See what they say

Our Students can explain the experience better than anyone. Hear about their experiences and how Home Language International helped them.

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Language Programme with Activities

Language Programme with Cultural Excursions


Activities without Lessons

Accommodation Only

Lessons Only

Or add your own options to suit your requirements


Choose from over 30 countries worldwide.


HLI, Home Language International, is accredited by Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges and Universities (ASIC) which is an independent body providing accreditation services for independent, further and higher education colleges.

ASIC accreditation helps students and parents make a more informed choice and will also help a school, college, university, training provider or distance education provider, demonstrate to the international student body that they are a high-quality institution.

Meet our native teachers and learn the language of your choice from the comfort of your home.

What they’re saying about HLI

JM, England

“I just wanted to say I had a fantastic holiday. The family were very kind to me and my teacher was first rate.”

GR, France

“My teacher is really friendly and makes me feel welcome. I feel right at home here.”

JR, Germany

“We’d like to recommend this family to everyone interested in learning the English language and HLI as a school.”

VE, Russia

“His English has improved and he forgets sometimes that he is in Russia already and starts speaking English.”

The HLI textbook

The HLI textbook

Available on request free of charge to all students taking courses in the UK or Ireland. Please write to us after you have completed your course and we will send it directly to your home.

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HLI free online English test

40 questions. Good luck!

Test Your English
LSI Education

LSI Education

Our parent company,LSI Education, has an extensive network of schools located around the world . You can learn English in one of our schools in England, Canada, the USA, New Zealand or Australia. We also have language centres in France and Switzerland and work with partner language schools in Spain, Italy, Mexico, Panama and Costa Rica.

Contact us to book or to find out more

+44 (0) 207 467 6510