Terms and conditions

Minimum age for learners on LingoClass Programmes is 18 years old

 

For Small Group Courses and In-Company Training

Cancellation Fees

Course fees are non-refundable once the course has begun. Cancellations made less than 7 days before the course start date will not be refunded.

We reserve the right to cancel our course before the specified date if there is insufficient demand. In this case, we will provide alternative courses, or applicants will receive a full refund.

Conditions

All course places will be confirmed when either the deposit or full fees have been received. Payment of the deposit fee is regarded as acceptance of the booking terms & conditions and is non-refundable. We are not able to make any reduction on course fees if the student cannot attend the full course.

Coronavirus Online/In Person Classes

Please understand that while all courses are offered both online and in person, we need at least 3 people to physically attend any one class in order to request that our teachers come in to the office to teach it face to face. If fewer than 3 students are willing to come in, we will run that class on our online platform until 3 or more students can attend in person.

Amendment Charges

Once a course has been commenced, amendments will be allowed at the discretion of LingoClass and will be liable to an administration charge of up to £20.

Group Trial Lessons

Trial lesson bookings are limited to one per person, after which you will have to purchase a course if you wish to continue studying.

 

We are unable to offer refunds on group course trial lessons. We also cannot reschedule unless we receive a written request at least 7 days before the trial lesson date as our teacher's time is already locked in.

Missed Lessons

If you have to discontinue your classes for personal reasons after they begin, we cannot offer you a refund as we have already booked your time in with our teachers. If you would like to change classes, we will try our best to place you in the correct level but this will be subject to a £20 administration fee.

 

If you miss a lesson for whatever reason we will try our best to arrange a catch up lesson by placing you in another class of the same level. However, these will only be available at the time when these classes take place and we cannot guarantee the content will be exactly the same as it would have been in the lesson you missed.

We only offer one chance per term for arranging your catch up lesson in another class, from the second catch up lesson we would charge a £10 administration fee.

Cancellation

If a booking is cancelled, we must be notified in writing at the earliest opportunity. All cancellations will be acknowledged in writing and he following terms apply:

  • Cancel 7 days or more before the course begins = 50% of the course fees will be refunded

  • Cancel 4 days or fewer before the course begins, or once the course has started = no refund of fees

Progressing to the Next Level

If a group course graduates from their current level and would like to continue to the next level we will try our best to arrange a convenient time. If the class would like to start on a specific date, all students need to pay a 1/3 course fee deposit and provide the desired dates for the entire course (e.g. if you want lessons every Monday except a certain Monday) so we can reserve our teachers' time.

Injury/Loss

We do not accept responsibility for personal injury or for loss or damage to personal property unless it is due to the negligence of LingoClass or its employees. Any valuables should be left at home. We do not accept responsibility for events outside the control of the company such as strikes, bad weather, war, transportation delays, sickness or quarantine.

 

 

 

For private tuition

  • Lessons are booked minimal 6 hours , we can arrange your first lesson as a paid trial lesson.

  • Before your first lesson starts, we require tuition payment completion at least 3 days in advance. 

  • Course fees are non-refundable once the course has begun. Cancellations made less than 7 days before the course start date will not be refunded.

  • All lessons booking and cancellations are arranged through LingoClass, Any lesson reschedule or cancellation notification should be given at least 48 hours in advance (24 hours for online courses). Please inform LingoClass by email, phone call. If notification is not given 48 hours in advance (24 hours for online courses) that class will still be charged against the balance.

  • Each lesson may only be rescheduled once. After this we will be unable to change our teacher’s schedule.

  • For every 6 hours of courses booked, you may reschedule your lesson once (i.e. If you book 12 hours you may reschedule twice; 20 hours and you may reschedule 4 times and so on). You will still have to finish your course by the due date. This is so we can ensure we do not disrupt our lesson schedules and cause problems for our teachers.

  • Once you have booked your session, we require 24-hour cancellation notice or the session will be deducted, we will offer you (booking hours X 20%) time to complete your whole booking hours. For example: your plan is 1.5 hours per lesson / 10 lessons in total / once a week lesson. (15 hours X20% = 3 hours), so it means we will give you 12 weeks to complete your 10 lessons. 

  • In order to protect your right, all the tuition payment must via LingoClass bank transfer. Our instructors or staff do not accept any cash payments.

For online classes

 

For online one to one classes

  • Once you have booked your session, we require 24-hour cancellation notice or the session will be deducted.

  • Trial lesson must be booked within 2 weeks of the purchase date.

  • Once the lesson has been booked, we require 24-hour cancellation notice, we will offer you (booking hours X 20%) time to complete your whole booking hours. For example: your plan is 1.5 hours per lesson / 10 lessons in total / once a week lesson. (15 hours X20% = 3 hours), so it means we will give you 12 weeks to complete your 10 lessons. 

  • You can choose your learning plan either 1.5 hours / 2 hours per session. 

  • Course fees are non-refundable once the course has begun. Cancellations (for whole course) made less than 7 days before the course start date will not be refunded.

  • All lessons booking and cancellations are arranged through LingoClass, Any lesson reschedule or cancellation notification should be given at least 24 hours in advance. Please inform LingoClass or your Course teacher by email, phone call or text. If notification is not given 24 hours in advance that class will still be charged against the balance.

  • Each lesson may only be rescheduled once. After this we will be unable to change our teacher’s schedule. 

For online customised small group classes

  • Once you have booked your session, we require 24-hour cancellation notice or the session will be deducted.

  • If your group would like to reschedule the lesson, all the members need to be confirmed and inform your course teacher 24 hours in advance, If notification is not given 24 hours in advance that class will still be charged against the balance.

  • we will offer you (booking hours X 20%) time to complete your whole booking hours. For example: your plan is 2 hours per lesson / 10 lessons in total / once a week lesson. (20 hours X20% = 4 hours), so it means we will give you 12 weeks to complete your 10 lessons. 

  • Course fees are non-refundable once the course has begun. Cancellations (for whole course) made less than 7 days before the course start date will not be refunded.

  • Each lesson may only be rescheduled once. After this we will be unable to change our teacher’s schedule. 

For gift voucher 

  • For group courses, recipient can choose their course start date before the 31st of March 2020. For Private tuition, Silver package courses are valid until the 31st of March 2020, Gold package courses are valid until the 31st of May 2020 and fluency course package courses are valid until the 31st of October 2020.

  • For each package, we provide a beginner level textbook. If the recipient is not a beginner, they will be able to exchange their textbook for the appropriate level once they redeem their voucher, assuming it is in acceptable condition. 

  • Language vouchers cannot be refunded. 

  • Each voucher code can only be used by one person and can only be used to purchase the number of class hours written on it. 

  • Each package price includes the UK postage fee, if the recipient is outside of the UK, the post fee is not included. If you would like us to post the package overseas we will charge you the price given to us by the shipping company.

 

COVID-19 Disruption Policy

 

We realise that many students may be concerned about upcoming courses during the current Coronavirus outbreak. We are currently following government guidelines which suggest that schools can remain open and lessons can continue as normal. 

However, if this does change and we have to close temporarily, we will do everything we can to ensure you can continue to learn your target language with one of our expert teachers. We have a state-of-the-art online learning classroom platform, where both group and private video lessons can be held with your regular teachers and classmates at the regular time. Your lesson slides will all be included and every effort will be made to accommodate you.

Please note that as these online lessons would still require us to pay rent and our teacher's salaries, we will be unable to offer you a refund on any course costs in the event of a temporary school closure. Thank you for your understanding.

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