International agents play a vital role in the growth and development of all our courses and programmes. We are proud to be working with some of the best educational consultants in this field. Some of them have been with us


As parents, you would expect your children to be safe and well looked after while away from home. You would also want to make sure they receive the full programme you have chosen for them. Your priorities are also our


For adults we specialise in intensive One-to-One courses. You can either live in your teacher’s home or in the home of a suitable host family. You can also have a tutor in your hotel or other holiday accommodation.   If

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Why book with us

Why Book With Us

We have 27 years of experience in running successful and popular English language courses and programmes for all ages and levels. We are the first and the only language school based in Cornwall with British Council Accreditation. But perhaps the...

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What our clients say

I have just learnt your language for 36 hours with teacher lessons and living during seventeen days with a family in your country, and I’m sure I have learnt more than in five years in my country. At the end of my stay in Cornwall I was dreaming, thinking and talking to myself in English.

Nuria Estape Business student from Spain

We have trusted Mercator for more than 20 years making our collaboration a special one and one of the longest! Our collaboration has built over the years through the organisation of short stays and long stays, for groups and individuals. The hundreds of students that we have sent to Cornwall and Devon have always been accommodated by warm host families. We are very keen on working with Mercator and appreciate their professionalism and loyalty and look forward to many more years of happy collaboration!

Delphine Valet SILC, Agent from France
summer 2016

Summer 2016

We were delighted to be involved in sponsoring Ariunzaya Tserendash a medical student from Mongolia who attended a month’s One-to-One language course at Mercator E.L.T.  She is photographed here with her tutor Jane Richards (second from R), Mersedeh our principal

How to Apply

To book a course, simply complete our application form or download a copy.     To help us prepare your teaching programme, please write a page in English about any subject that interests you. You could write about yourself, your

Student Welfare

We have a duty to ensure the safety and security of all our students and staff regardless of age, gender or ethnicity. We fulfil this duty by complying with all UK legislation in relation to our industry and by putting