FAQ

We love it when people have questions because it normally means they like what we do and want to find out more. Here are some of the more common ones, but if you need answers to anything else you are welcome to email hello@themondialexperience.com

What makes this course different?

This experience provides surprises, remains flexible in approach and works without the framework of a textbook. It works because it is authentic and draws on the power of collective learning because as a guest you play a significant role in the success of the experience. The main focus is on developing intelligent conversation in English.

What will I learn?

This experience is about speaking lucidly, listening deeply, thinking clearly.

What will my week look like?

Here is a typical example of a week showing the two choices each day but remember your weeks may vary in the order of the content.

MondayScience & TechnologyCulture & Entertainment
TuesdayBusiness & EconomicsHealth & Medicine
WednesdayFamily & EducationScience & Technology
ThursdayPolitics & LawBusiness & Economics
FridayTravel & the EnvironmentFamily & Education
SaturdayCulture & EntertainmentPolitics & Law
SundayHealth & MedicineTravel & the Environment

Who will I be learning with?

You will be with a maximum of three other guests. They will be adults, from anywhere in the world and not only do they have a sufficiently high level of English to allow meaningful participation, like you they have chosen this experience as they seek new challenges.

Will this help me with my job/find a job?

This course provides language development but also an appreciation of world events, differing viewpoints, ways of thinking and creativity. Many employers worldwide would view these as highly desirable traits.

What level of English do I need?

The important factors are your enthusiasm to join us and then, of course, your ability to fully contribute. Formal qualifications are not required, but as a very broad guideline, we would suggest upper-intermediate, B2/C1 or above based on CEFR or IELTS 6.0 or higher. If you want to join, talk to us and let’s see if you are ready.

What sort of people join this course?

Enthusiastic, curious people who like to experience new challenges, relish intelligent conversation and believe in their ability to develop and improve.

Do I get a certificate and report?

We provide a certificate and report in digital format. These will demonstrate your attendance, details of the experience and your performance.

Can I pay in instalments?

You can chose from a range of options but all credits must be paid for in advance.

Can you give me a discount?

We offer the same level of quality and service to everyone and for that reason, everyone pays the same price.

What happens if I am not happy?

Talk to us and let’s work together to find a solution. If we can, then that’s perfect and if we can’t then we will refund your money for any weeks you do not attend.

Why don’t you offer courses for lower-level students?

The topics we cover are best suited for those with an appropriate command of the English language. For lower-level applicants, we can offer support to reach the level required and if that is your situation please contact us to discuss.

Who are you?

We are a small, dedicated team of individuals who believe passionately in this experience. To find out more why not come and visit us online to chat?

As a group, we have many decades of experience in the language school industry both in the UK and across the world. We are very good at what we do, understand your needs and aspirations and have the knowledge and ability to ensure the experience is one you always remember.

Who do I contact if I have more questions?

Please email hello@themondialexperience.com and we will get straight back to you. We can then either deal with your queries like that or we can arrange to meet online at our HQ to discuss further.

I am not sure about my internet connection/device what can I do?

Although you can use a smartphone, we strongly recommend a laptop or PC for the best experience. The easiest way to test your connection and device is online, so email hello@themondialexperience.com and we can arrange to meet you and check your connectivity.

How can I pay?

Our preferred method is via bank transfer. If this is not possible, please contact us and we can provide details for payment using PayPal.

Can I pay in a different currency?

Our prices are in GBP sterling and we ask to be paid in that currency. If this is impossible for you, please contact us so we can try to find a solution.