Vientiane Language Centre


entrance (600 x 398)ARDA Vientiane Language Centre is the original ARDA centre in Laos. The ARDA Vientiane Language Centre has courses for English language and Lao language learning. It also houses the main administrative offices for the ARDA organisation.

English language program

ARDA Vientiane Language Centre offers English language classes from beginner through to Upper-Intermediate. Like all the ARDA Language Centres, the Vientiane Language Centre utilises the widely recognised Headway curriculum in all of its core English language classes. All the English language teachers at ARDA Vientiane Language Centre are trained native English language speakers.

Course Term Starts Term Ends Registration Fee Study Fee Total Fees
Term 2 - 2017
(16 weeks)
21 August, 2017 15 December, 2017 All Students: 150,000 Kip New Students: 1,900,000 Kip
Current Students: 1,750,000 Kip
2,050,000 Kip
1,900,000 Kip

Lao language learning program

ARDA Vientiane Language Centre also offers a Lao language learning program. For beginners, our in-house textbook offers the opportunity to gain conversation and literacy skills. For those who have studied the Lao Language before, we have a variety of study materials to choose from.  All lessons are run by trained and experienced Lao teachers.

Lao Language Classes (by appointment)

One-to-one Lao lessons: 80,000 kip per hour.

Two people studying together: 120,000 kip per hour (60,000 kip each).

Three or more people studying together: 50,000 kip each per hour.

Lessons are 1.5 hours starting at 8.30am, 10.30am, 1.00pm and 3.00pm weekdays. 

Email with your preferred days & times of study.

In the reception area at ARDA, students can relax, finish homework, or play a game. There are reading materials for all abilities and newspapers in Lao and English. A range of drinks and snacks can be bought from our ARDA shop.


During each term there are informal teacher-student activities and events to choose from. The last day of term is a special time when teachers and students celebrate friendships and achievements.

All this helps make students and staff at ARDA Vientiane Language Centre part of the great ARDA family.

With over 18 years of continuous operation the ARDA Vientiane Language Centre has over 3000 alumni. ARDA Vientiane Language Centre has established a reputation for excellence in language education.

Free daily newspapers and Library are available in the Students Centre
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There is plenty of off-street parking for bikes and cars for staff and students at ARDA Vientiane Language Centre
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