Explore English Online course for ages 12-17

Your child will follow a weekly programme of 6 hours of live English lessons, 1.5 hours of conversation club, and a choice of daily activities to take part in with other young learners from all over the world.

Activities include coding, music, art, sport, drama, book clubs, dance class, movie clubs and so much more!

Ages: 12-17
English level: A2 (elementary) and above
Class times: 08.00-09.30 or 14.00-15.30 BST
Social programme times: 10.00-11.00 and 16.00-17.00 BST


Safe online environment

Students can learn English, have fun, boost their confidence, all within the safety of their home. All our teachers are DBS checked, classrooms are password protected, teachers control access to the classroom, and all students need to officially register with IH London to gain access.


Live online classes with our qualified teachers

The lessons are live and interactive, with fun activities and group work with other students. All your child needs is a laptop, tablet or phone. There is also an online social programme included with every course.


Who is this course for?

Our Explore English Online course is for students aged 12-17 who want to improve their English in an online international environment. As well as improving their vocabulary they will interact with students from across the world and learn about other cultures through our weekly themes.

This course gives students an international experience from their own home with a range of engaging social activities.


Course content

All lessons are delivered by qualified English teachers who specialise in supporting students in an online environment. Students follow our weekly themes which allow them to improve their English while learning about other subjects. These include:

  • Environment (Our Planet)
  • World Culture (Our World)
  • News and Environment (Our Space)
  • Science and Technology (Our Future)
  • Our Community

As well as English lessons, our social programme allows students to continue to learn in a fun and relaxed international environment. Students practise their English inside and outside of the virtual classroom, for the best learning experience.

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Learning outcomes

  • Improve their spoken English
  • Increase their English vocabulary
  • Make new friends from around the world in a safe environment
  • Discover new cultures and concepts through our weekly themes
  • Learn to use new technology
  • Learn in a fun and exciting online environment


Technical requirements

  • Laptop or computer with a web camera and audio capabilities, or a modern smart phone
  • Reliable internet connection
  • Zoom software (free for you and we will send you a guide on how to download it)


Any questions?

Our team are always happy to help. For further enquiries, please email sales@ihlondon.com. You can book the course online below now.

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Online social programme included FREE with all our online young learner courses.

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  1. Course selection
  2. Personal details
  3. Transfer
  4. Accommodation
  5. Insurance
  6. Confirm & pay

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