Riversdown House English Immersions

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Basic Information

Address: Riversdown House Warnford SO32 3LH Hampshire UK
Phone Number: +44 (0) 1962 771111
Director/Owner: Caroline Lewis

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Additional Information

Ages: adult
Setting:

Residential training centre, situated in country manor in Hampshire country side

School Schedule (Hours in Day): 9-13, 14.30-17
School Size: approx 10 students at a time
Classroom Size: 1
Student/Teacher Ratio: 1 to 1
Languages used as a Medium of Teaching: English
Course Levels: any
Experience Required:

no

Philosophy/Belief Statement:

We believe that anyone of any age, any background, from anywhere can learn English. Our vision is to provide the best conditions possible for clients to develop their linguistic skills and return home being confident and operational in both professional and personal situations.

School History:

Riversdown House, a residential training centre set up by Richard Lewis Communications Ltd, has delivered one-to-one English immersion courses to over 40,000 international executives, academics and government officials from over 60 countries since the Lewis family founded the company in 1971. Based on the belief that anyone of any age, any background, from anywhere can learn English, their vision was to provide the best conditions possible for clients to develop their linguistic skills and return home being confident and operational in both professional and personal situations. This vision continues to hold true today with the Lewis family still running Riversdown 47 years later, living on site, and actively involved in the day-to-day running of the school and interaction with the students.

Testimonials:

"Everything was as perfect as I could have hoped. I was there for the second time in seven years. I felt like home when I came back Caroline and David Sullivan had tailored my study plan around my needs. With having Fraser as my main teacher, I learned a lot and enjoyed every minute at Riversdown. I would recommend this to anyone who wants to feel more confident in the English language."

"All over the world you won't find a better school to learn english and become a smart friend of British Culture. Moreover you'll get foreign friends for the rest of your life"

Program Highlights:

total immersive and tailored English learning experience, includes social activities, excellent accommodation and food as well as use of facilities

Visa Requirement:

Uk

Travel/Living Accommodations: residential, private rooms
Notes/School Information:

For an all-inclusive fee, our clients receive:

  • A pre-course assessment to determine starting level;
  • Collection from Heathrow, Gatwick, and Southampton airports;
  • A private room and bathroom on site in Riversdown House - a 14 th century Great Hall in the countryside near Winchester, UK;
  • All meals and refreshments;
  • One-to-one tuition in the student's own, personal classroom from a team of teachers who each have at least 10 years of experience teaching English to adults;
  • A principal 'programming' teacher who creates a tailor-made course with specialised materials for your business sector, personal interests and needs;
  • Optional group activities to practise giving presentations, participating in meetings, etc.;
  • Optional social programme for evening and weekend activities to nearby attractions;
  • On site sports facilities: gym, tennis courts, swimming pool, sauna and 9-hole golf course with lessons available from our resident golf professional;
  • Transfers back to Heathrow, Gatwick, or Southampton airports.

Feedback we have received from our clients has described the Riversdown experience as 'unique' - a place where you don't just learn English but 'live' English in an environment that makes you feel safe, free and part of a wider community. This is perhaps why we experience a high rate of returning students, many of whom come back for several visits and over a period of many years. As Richard D. Lewis is also a world authority on cross-cultural business and communication, being a prominent speaker, lecturer, and best-selling author of 'When Cultures Collide', we have the potential to add value to our clients' training to enable them to communicate across borders as well as across language barriers.