Learn English

Reach your learning goals with an English language course at International House London. Our English language lessons focus on communication. You'll use English from the first day in a relaxed setting to improve your understanding, fluency and confidence.

Choose a General English course if you want to improve all of your English language skills - speaking, listening, pronunciation, vocabulary, reading, writing and grammar - for everyday use.

If you need to pass a Cambridge English or IELTS exam for work, study or immigration, choose an English course from one of those categories to help you prepare for and pass your exam.

General English Courses

Morning, afternoon and evening english courses in central London to help you improve your English.

Cambridge Examination Courses

Known across the world, a Cambridge English exam opens doors to jobs and further study.

IELTS Preparation Courses

Study towards one of the world's most popular English language tests for work, study or a visa.


World class teachers

At International House London we've been teaching English, and training teachers to teach English, for over 60 years. We know what makes a good teacher. We train hundreds of them every year!

Our teachers are experienced, passionate about teaching and 80% of our full-time teachers are qualified to train other people how to teach. So you can be confident that you're getting the best language teaching London has to offer.

A modern language school in the heart of London

Our school is centrally located in Covent Garden and was purpose built to meet the needs of our students and teachers. All our school facilities are there to help your learning experience.

We have 56 air-conditioned classrooms designed for small group learning, wifi through-out the building, a cafe, a library, 50 student access computers, and break-out areas for you to relax and chat with friends.

Fully accredited... regularly inspected

International House London is a founder member of EAQUALS, a member of English UK, and is accredited by EAQUALS, the British Council and Accreditation UK, and certified by the ISI.

Our last EAQUALS inspection in 2014 maintained our accreditation and highlighted 12 points of excellence including Teaching and Learning, Course Design and Supporting Systems, and Learning Environment.

Accommodation at IH London

Need accommodation?

We provide a variety of accommodation options for our full-time students.

Experience London

Experience London

Our social programme offers daily activities in London and weekly trips throughout the UK.

Getting a visa as an English language student

Getting a visa

Advice on whether you need a visa to study in London, and how to get one.