Language stay abroad in Great Britain

Language stay abroad in Great Britain

From England to Scotland and Wales, many countries form this diverse place with different cities loaded with their own history. There are coasts full of charm, wonderful landscapes and a dynamic socio-cultural life.
Today, England attracts tourists as much for its green countryside as for its modern amenities and historical and cultural monuments.
Scotland is also built upon a grand history. It is the land of legends with its castles and its mysterious lakes placed upon majestic landscapes which give a wonderful atmosphere.
Wales is characterized by landscapes of an exceptional beauty with its castles raised on hills, its beaches, its cliffs, as well as its more than millions of years old mountains.

language stay abroad in great britain are particularly beneficial for children and teenagers if  they take place in international environment.

Adults and students  also have the possibility of participating in a language stay abroad in great britain all year round in specialized language schools for  international students.

For your language stay abroad in great britain this site presents the following items: Life at this destination, Geography and climate, Useful information.

Life at this destination

  • The cost of living is very expensive in Great Britain (especially in London).
  • For limited budgets, it is recommended to stay in a "bed and breakfast" or in youth hostels.
  • Method of payment most common: Visa and checks.
  • Meals are eaten fairly early in the UK
  • Breakfasts are large: eggs, bacon, cereal, toast, tea or coffee
    The english like to mix salty and sweet.
  • The english like to frequent pubs in the evening that are open until 23:00
  • Sports : Rugby, cricket and football are very popular.
  • Drive on the lefthand side of the road.
  • FYI: the nightlife in London is exciting and varied and proves to be an excellent cultural experience!

Language stay abroad in Great Britain Phones

Country Code:
  • Dialing Within the country:
    Add a "0" to the area code when dialing other locations in the UK.
  • Great Britain to USA :
    00 + 1 + area code + number.
  • Great Britain to Spain :

    00 + 34 + area code + number
  • Great Britain
    to France :
    00 + 33 + number of correspondant (9 digits - leave off the 0).
  • Great Britain
    to Belgium :
    00 + 32 + area code + number.
  • Great Britain
    to Italy :
    00 + 39 +area code + number.
  • Great Britain
    to Germany :
    00 (wait for tone) + 49 + area code + number.
  • European Emergency Number :
  • Police in Great Britain :


Language stay abroad in Great Britain Health insurance

For European residents :

  • You should obtain a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) before leaving the UK. (see the website The EHIC is not a substitute for medical and travel insurance, but covers you for emergency medical treatment. You will not be covered for medical repatriation, on-going medical treatment or treatment of a non-urgent nature.
  • But, because the EHIC does not cover medical repatriation, non-urgent medical problems or on-going treatment, it is strongly recommended that you obtain comprehensive travel and medical insurance before travelling. You should check for any exclusions in your policy and make sure that your policy covers you for the activities you want to undertake.
  • For more information, consult your doctor or view the following websites:

Language stay abroad in Great Britain Driver's license

  • National driving licences are valid for one year.
  • Drivers must have Third Party insurance and vehicle registration documents

Language stay abroad in Great Britain Vaccination

There are no specific vaccinations that are required or recommended.

Geography and climate

  • Climate :

    Because it is an island, the UK has very changeable weather. They say that you can see all four seasons in one day! It rains frequently, especially in the south.
    Maritime climate:
    Warm and humid

  • Geography :

    The UK can be divided into the Highlands and the Lowlands. The Highlands are the mountainous regions to the north and into Scotland and also include the frequently visited Lake District. The Lowlands are to the south where much of the land is wooded. The coasts (especially in the southwest of England - Cornwall) are beautiful with spectacular cliffs and coastal walks.

  • Seas / Oceans : Celtic Sea, Irish Sea, Atlantique Ocean, North Sea, English Channel

Useful information

Language stay abroad in Great Britain Airport(s)

Language stay abroad in Great Britain Contact(s)

Sur place :
  • Centre Charles Péguy
    164 - 168 Westminster Bridge Road
    London SE1 7RW
    Tel : + 44 (0)207 960 2600
    Fax : + 44 (0)207 960 2601
    Email :
    pour une recherche d'emploi
  • Ambassade de France
    58 Knightsbridge,
    London, SW1X 7JT
    Tél : [44] (207) 07 31 000
    Fax : [44] (207) 07 31 004