Welcome to LELI

Lorosa’e English Language Institute

Learning together for a better future.

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We take a student-centered approach to learning with a focus on making sure our students learn in a fun, yet professional environment with plenty of opportunity to practise and develop their skills…


LELI has been providing language training in Timor-Leste for almost twenty years. We teach students at our purpose-built training centre in the heart of Dili, Timor’s capital city and…


LELI is the only place in Timor that offers the official General and Academic IELTS exams. We also offer a complimentary range of courses to prepare students who are thinking of taking the IELTS…


LELI is a friendly, rewarding and enjoyable place to work with a strong sense of community. We’re always pleased to hear from dedicated, enthusiastic teachers that are…


“The teachers are patient and understand me and other students, so I love learning at LELI.”

Pre-Intermediate Public Course student


Our teachers get to work with a huge variety of students from prestigious international organisations and national institutions…


In addition to language training, LELI also provides a range of complimentary services such as curriculum development, bespoke language aptitude assessments…


LELI is conveniently located in the centre of Dili just behind the mosque on a quiet road in Kampung Alor. It is very close to the Australian, New Zealand and U.S. Embassies, and several Timorese ministerial buildings including the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Defence.