I had a wonderful trip in Guernsey this summer. A generous and nice family welcomed me.

English school for adults in the Channel Islands

Our Standard English Courses (15 hours/ week) are personalised to your requirements (general, business, Cambridge certificate, etc.) and are the fastest and most effective way to improve your language skills. You will concentrate on the areas you need and benefit from your teacher’s undivided attention to ensure rapid progress.

Our Intensive option (25 hours/ week) provides you with more in-depth study of English and will allow you to make optimum progress in the shortest possible time. Your lessons will be split between two of our qualified teachers to give you a broader range of learning styles and experience and to really boost your English level.

For both of these courses, you can do either one-to-one (private) or two-to-one (semi-private).

2023 Available Dates

All year round.

I had a wonderful trip in Guernsey this summer. A generous and nice family welcomed me.

Private & Semi-Private Courses


private and semi private

Typical Itinerary

Our programme includes:
3 – 5 hours of lessons a day with one of our experienced and fully qualified teachers, all of whom are native speakers.
Orientation tour of St Peter Port with your teacher or one of our friendly and knowledgeable members of staff to give you the opportunity to chat with our team and discuss how you are settling in.
The option to have one or more of your lessons in a practical setting, such as a visit to a local place of interest with your teacher.

Evening activities such as welcome drink, cinema or dinner with other students  – optional weekend activities.

Lunch with the Director or one of our team members, a chance to practice your English and discuss how your stay is going!

Evening activities example
Monday: Welcome Drinks at local pub*
Wednesday: Cinema
Thursday: Dinner & Drinks at local pub**
Weekend: Day Trip to Herm or Sark*** (optional)

* First drink is free.
** Food & drink costs not included (expect to pay approximately £25-30).
*** Day trip prices start from £14 for Herm and £30 for Sark (boat return ticket) – activities subject to seasonal closures.

English as a Foreign Language trips for adults in the Channel Islands

On behalf of all the team at Channel Islands English Academy, I/ we would personally like to welcome you to our school. We started in 1990 with just a handful of students, and today we now welcome over 250 EFL students every year from every corner of the world. Our adult private and semi-private courses are perfect for those looking to rapidly improve their English. Our qualified EFL teachers are friendly and professional and know how to perfectly tailor lessons based on the needs of a student. Whether you would like to focus on exam skills, pronunciation, or strengthening communicative, our private lessons will be adapted to your requirements.

Outside of lesson time, there are a wide variety of activities to choose from, which will showcase Guernsey’s cultural and history heritage as well as its natural charm.

Guernsey’s location near the French coast makes it a popular choice for French, Spanish, German, Portuguese, and Italian learners, who can cross from Cherbourg and St Malo in under 2 hours via ferry. Alternatively, our airport has airlines with routes to and from London Gatwick, Stansted, Heathrow, Jersey, Southampton and more. Guernsey and its cluster of islands boast beautiful beaches and coastal cliffs as well as vast natural habitats, and there is plenty to see and do here in terms of sports and water-based activities, walking routes and nature trails, gastronomical experiences, or cultural enrichment.

Every student is a valued member of our Academy. You’ll always be welcomed back.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Anna Lisa & the CIEA team.

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