Improve your English speaking, writing, reading and listening skills.


Who is this course for?

Students of all levels who want to improve their English. Choose from 15, 20 or 25 lessons per week.

Learning outcomes

You will be able to:

  • Communicate more fluently
  • Improve your accuracy
  • Use strategies and techniques to develop all four skills – listening, reading, writing and speaking (including pronunciation)
  • Feel more confident in English-speaking environments and interacting with other English speakers.

Course content

  • Teachers adapt the course for the needs and level of each class.
  • Regular individual tutorials with your teacher help you to achieve your learning goals.
  • Working with other students develops your communication skills through class discussions and project work.
  • Develop your grammar and vocabulary.
  • Use a wide range of motivating materials including digital resources and course books.
  • Learn outside the classroom too, with our social programme and English conversation club.

Lesson times:

General English 15: 09.00-12.00 or 12.15-15.15

General English 20: 09.00-12.00 and 12.15-13.10

General English 25: 09.00-12.00 and 13.15-15.15

Afternoon options

In addition to General English 15, which are morning lessons, we offer afternoon electives for our General English 20 and 25 lessons per week courses, so students can focus on specific areas and fast-track their learning. 

New for 2019, you can choose General English 15 afternoon only classes and choose from any of the electives below.

General English 20

Electives can include:

  • Speaking and Grammar
  • Speaking and Writing
  • Speaking and Vocabulary
  • Speaking and Listening
  • Speaking and Reading

General English 25

Electives can include:

  • Everyday English
  • English for Exams
  • Research and Debate
  • Communication and Media


*Please note there will be no classes on days where the course includes a bank holiday.

It's my first time in London and I'm happy I get the chance to study at IH London. The teachers work hard and are well prepared for the lessons. I hope I can take another course in the future.

Pan-Yuan, Taiwan

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