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 12.15-15.15

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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Accommodation

IH London Accommodation London Lodge

London Lodge

£290 per week

A beautiful guest house in Kilburn, north-west London, offering comfortable and stylish rooms with a touch of luxury. Single or twin rooms with private bathroom, cable tv, fridge, tea and coffee facilities. Lounge area to socialise, complete with piano for impromptu musical performances.

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Accommodation Homestay

Homestay

From £195 per week

Live with an English-speaking host and be welcomed as if it were your own home. Practise your English over meal times and immerse yourself in British culture. Single or twin (if booked with another student) with shared or private bathroom options. Option to have breakfast and evening meals made for you.

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Accommodation The Curve

The Curve

£320* per week

Located in Whitechapel, a vibrant part of East London, close to Brick Lane, Shoreditch and Spitalfields Market. The area hosted the 2012 Olympics and has many bars, restaurants and independent shops. Studio with private bathroom and kitchenette. On-site gym, on-site supermarket, communal lounges and leisure spaces, dedicated study areas, and bike storage. The Curve is available only until August 2019.

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Chapter Kings Cross IH London accommodation

Chapter Kings Cross

£415 per week*

Close to the central King’s Cross St Pancras train station, Chapter was completely refurbished in 2017 and has great modern facilities. Studio with private bathroom and kitchenette. On-site gym, cinema room, games area with table tennis, pool table and table football, study areas, social spaces and courtyard.

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