3 Church Cross Cottages
Buckfastleigh TQ11 0EZ
Devon (UK)
Skype ID : aelproject
T : +44 (0)1364 642669
M : +44 (0)7595 450213

Welcome toActive English Learning

A human-centred project

We provide language programmes in a safe, welcoming environment

where our students feel at home 

and included in a  community of learners 

based on friendship, respect and mutual support.

Come along and enjoy learning with us!


Due to the current pandemic, our programmes will resume in 2021. If you want to plan in advance your participation or for any query please do not hesitate to contact me

Summer School


 age 16 – 19

The programme for Young People is focused on spoken and written English for communications on various themes. Grammar and language structures are also deepened according to the needs of a class. We encourage students to work in teams and cooperate to carry out their chosen theme.

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age 13 – 15

The teenager programme is packed with creative and outdoor activities that offer the opportunity to improve the understanding of the spoken language in various contexts. All basic language skills (listening, understanding, reading, writing) and grammar will be also develop.

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age 7 – 12

“Learn&Play” is an activity-based programme for children age 7 to 12 accompanied by parents. It is part of the “Family Summer Camp”, that is usually scheduled in August. Parents can attend lessons and workshops with their child, have their own lessons or enjoy their holiday in wonderful Devon.

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Programmes in term-time

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 age 16 – 19

The 4-week programme is a special opportunity to attend English classes at Exeter College and improve English skills while learning about three selected subjects (content and language integrated learning). The programme runs from September to Easter of each academic year and requires an existing level of English at level B1-B2 or higher.

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age 16 – 19

Studying in the UK is a great opportunity to improve your understanding and fluency in English at advanced level, especially if you are thinking of continuing your studies in an English-speaking University. The Exeter College provides three main types of full time courses with a large range of subjects.

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age 16+

If you are interested to study in the UK after the age of 16 and want to find out a personalised solution either in Exeter or elsewhere in England, please do not hesitate to contact me and I can advise you on a college or university that matches at best your needs and expectations. Please note that we can’t assist to seek any work placement.

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Learning by doing!

A human-centred project

Active English Learning is an educational-language project that aims to offer an intense language experience enhanced by the care of educational elements: creative thinking, joy of learning, self confidence, social awareness. We aim to do this by offering a balanced programme that combines academic English and creative activities to improve language skills and nourish personal development.

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Learning with joy!

Our Locations & Contact Details

Location: Exeter College and other venues in Devon

Tel: +44 (0)7595 450213 (WhatsApp)

Email: admin@aelproject.com

Website: aelproject.com

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Learning from real life!

Studying at the AEL Project

Our Ethos

We want to offer an educational, creative language project to help students improve their English skills with joy while empowering self-confidence, awaking social awareness, strengthening personal responsibility.

Open Mind

We welcome every students who is willing to engage himself or herself to take the best of the proposed activities and lessons regardless their religious belief, political party, gender, nationality, race and cultural background.

The Enviroment

We are committed to provide excellent activity-based programmes led by experienced, highly skilled teachers and tutors in a safe, friendly environment, delivering a harmonious balance between academic, creative and active elements.

Our Vision


Academic, because academic skills are thoroughly considered in all our courses, even though Students are offered not only an intellectual way of learning but multiple opportunities to improve their lan-guage abilities, respecting individual aptitudes and pace of learning.


Creative, because it appeals mind, soul and body, nourishing the natural creativity of every human being with art, craft and outdoor activities and also delivering interactive English lessons that enhance interest, participation, cooperation and joy of learning


Inclusive, because we care for the social inclusion of students into their host-family, school, local community. They are really welcome to integrate with the native speakers, so that they can breathe and absorb the culture, the ethos and the language of the community they live in.

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