Arabic/English language immersion courses in the UAE
Private Arabic/English lessons in your teacher's home in UAE

Map of the regions where HLI families are located

Learn English in total immersion with an English family in the United Arab Emirates in Dubai or Sharjah. Take personalized private lessons and take advantage of your stay to discover the exceptional Expo 2020 Dubai, the Burj Khalifa or the Al Noor Mosque.

Intensive Arabic courses in total immersion in the United Arab Emirates! Live at your private teacher's home in Dubai or Sharjah and receive personalized Arabic training. Combine your classes with cultural excursions and visit the Burj Khalifa, historic Al Bastakiya, Al Noor Mosque or Dubai Creek.

Classic language programme

Includes 1 week full board accommodation + private language lessons for 1 student. Extra lessons US$50/hour

Region 10hrs lessons 15hrs lessons 20hrs lessons 25hrs lessons 30hrs lessons Extra night full board
Dubai, Sharjah US$1,645 US$1,770 US$2,020 US$2,270 US$2,520 US$150

Language programme with activities

Includes 1 week full board accommodation + private language lessons and activities for 1 student, transport and activity expenses for the student and teacher. Extra 5 hours activities US$340

Region 10hrs lessons
+ 5hrs activities
15hrs lessons
+ 5hrs activities
20hrs lessons
+ 5hrs activities
25hrs lessons
+ 5hrs activities
Dubai, Sharjah US$1,860 US$2,110 US$2,360 US$2,610

Language programme with cultural excursions

Includes 1 week full board accommodation + private language lessons for 1 student, transport and entrance fees for the student and accompanying person

Region 10hrs lessons
+ cultural excursions
15hrs lessons
+ cultural excursions
20hrs lessons
+ cultural excursions
25hrs lessons
+ cultural excursions
Dubai, Sharjah US$1,870 US$2,120 US$2,370 US$2,620


Choose 3 from the following: Dubai Mall (including visit to Burj Khalifa Tower & Aquarium), Al Bastakiya Historic District & Museum of Dubai, Beach outing, Heritage & Diving Village, Jumeirah Mosque, Dubai Creek & Deira Souk


Choose 3 from the following: Museum of Islamic Civilisation, Heritage Museum, Aquarium, Al Noor Mosque, Al Mamzar Beach Park, Art Museum, Central or Al Arsah Souk

Sport & leisure options

Choose from the options below and add the supplement to your language programme. Price includes transport, entrance fees and hire of equipment (where applicable)

Title Further details Price
Golf Two rounds of 18 holes US$450
Full day outing Abu Dhabi, includes Louvre Museum & Grand Mosque US$220
Theme Park full day accompanied outing to one of the following: Motiongate, Bollywood Park, Aquaventure, Wild Wadi Water Park, IMG Worlds of Adventure US$320

Accommodation only

Region Full board Half board
Dubai, Sharjah US$1,050 US$966

Other options

Title Further details Price
Exam preparation Per week US$130
Boarding Contact us
Business & specialised vocabulary Per week US$130
Teacher refresher course Per week US$130
Closer supervision Per week US$150
Special diets Per week US$150
Special needs Per week US$150
Christmas / New Year / Thanksgiving US$150
Private bathroom Per week US$190
VIP Per week US$400
5 Star exclusive Double the published rates


Find out about the various discounts on offer from HLI. Including accompanying person discount, long stay discount and more...

Transfer information

Students aged 15 and under MUST take 2-way transfers unless we are notified that they are accompanied by their parents.