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English for Life 15

Choose this course if you want to improve your general English skills. You will have 15 morning lessons per week. Your afternoons will be free for self-study or to explore London.  

This course is suitable for anyone over the age of 16 with some knowledge of English (Beginners courses are available to start on set dates).

Course details

  • English level required: Minimum A2
  • Course length: Minimum 2 weeks
  • Maximum class size: 14
  • Minimum age: 16
  • Lessons per week: 15 (13 hours, 45 minutes)
  • Time: 09:00-12:00 (Mon-Fri)
  • Start dates*: every Monday (except bank holidays)

English for Life / Study / Work 20

The course provides you with core English for Life classes and an additional class each day focusing on speaking, plus one other language area you need to improve.

Course details

  • English level required: Minimum A2
  • Course length: Minimum 2 weeks
  • Maximum class size: 14
  • Minimum age: 16
  • Lessons a week: 20 (18 hours, 20 minutes)
  • Lesson days: Monday to Friday
  • Time: 09:00-12:00 and 12:15-13:10 (Mon-Fri)
  • Start dates*: every Monday (except bank holidays)

English for Life / Study / Work 25

As well as building your confidence and skills in areas including speaking, listening, reading and pronunciation, this course offers a more focused afternoon option.  In addition to our morning English 15 programme the Learn English 25 courses offer an extra 10 Special Focus afternoon classes per week, in English for Life, English for Study or English for Work.

Course details

  • English level required: Minimum A2 (English for Life); minimum B1 (English for Study, English for Work)
  • Course length: Minimum 2 weeks
  • Maximum class size: 14
  • Minimum age: 16
  • Lessons per week: 25 (22 hours, 55 minutes)
  • Time: 09:00-12:00 and 13:15-15:15 (Mon-Fri)
  • Start dates*: every Monday (except bank holidays)

English for Study: Cambridge and IELTS Exam preparation

Cambridge English

International House London provides you with Cambridge English Exam preparation courses for the B2 First (FCE), C1 Advanced (CAE) and C2 Proficiency (CPE) exams.

Our Cambridge Exam preparation courses focus on exam techniques and strategies. Courses are designed around your needs and requirements.

With careful attention and support from your experienced teacher you can choose to prioritise the areas you want to work on from speaking, grammar, listening, vocabulary, writing and reading. 

See here for details of our Cambridge English Preparation courses

IELTS

IELTS is recognised as an entrance requirement by most British, Australian, New Zealand and Canadian universities. IELTS is also recognised by many employers and government immigration agencies as a proof of English skills. 

An IH London IELTS preparation course will help you get the results you need for the Cambridge International English Language Testing System (IELTS) examination.

IELTS preparation courses are made up of intensive lessons focusing on the academic skills - reading, listening, speaking and writing English - needed to gain the results you need from the IELTS test.

See here for details of our IELTS preparation courses