A modern student residence located in vibrant north London. It is moments from Holloway Road and is just two tube stops away from King’s Cross, making it the ideal location for easy connections across the city.
Cinema, on-site gym, great study space, games and karaoke room, social space, study booths and TV area. Single rooms with private bathrooms.
Close to the central King’s Cross St Pancras train station, Chapter was recently completely refurbished and has great modern facilities.
On-site gym, cinema room, games area with table tennis, pool table and table football, study areas, social spaces and courtyard. Studio with private bathroom and kitchenette.
A modern student residence in vibrant north London, moments from Caledonian Park and one tube stop away from King’s Cross St Pancras station.
On-site gym, cinema room, art studio, games area with karaoke, study areas, social spaces and TV lounge. Single rooms with private bathrooms.
Live with an English-speaking host, practise your English and immerse yourself in British culture. Good homes, in zone 2-4, with homecooking. Single rooms with a shared bathroom.
Live with an English-speaking host, practise your English and immerse yourself in British culture. Very good homes, in zone 2-4, with great homecooking. Larger rooms with extra comfort and a shared bathroom.
Live with an English-speaking host, practise your English and immerse yourself in British culture. Excellent homes, in zone 2-3, with large rooms, high standard of comfort and a private bathroom. Enjoy excellent home cooked meals.
International House London is no. 1 Language school in Central London, judged by the latest British Council inspections. We have been named best value school in London and we have been teaching for over 65 years. Change your life with IH London.
A great all-round course, for all levels. Improve your English speaking, writing, reading and listening skills.
Boost your English speaking skills and prepare for the LanguageCert Speaking exam, an internationally recognised qualification.
Learn and improve your English and explore two different UK locations:
Dual study in two IH schools with free transfers between them.
Academic Skills for international students who want to learn and prepare for the academic culture of a university in the UK.
A fun way to improve your English, while exploring London’s history, architecture, and what it is like to live in one of the most famous cities in the world.
Learn English in class, and practise your skills on a work experience placement with IH London.
Learn English and explore London together as a family
Stay with an experienced English tutor to learn at school and at home. Classroom lessons in the morning at IH London and afternoons with your host tutor.
One-to-One English language tuition that is tailored to your specific needs and goals.
Free and low cost English evening lessons.
IELTS, the International English Language Testing System, is your path to travel, study and work in English-speaking countries. We have preparation courses for IELTS General, IELTS Test Technique, and IELTS Academic.
Prepare for your best IELTS score.
Gain the IELTS score you need to achieve your next career goal, study at an English-speaking university, or travel.
An intensive one week course to prepare for the IELTS exam.
The Cambridge English qualifications are part of the University of Cambridge and are accepted by thousands of businesses and educational institutions throughout the world. We run preparation courses for all Cambridge levels.
Prepare to pass your Cambridge exam.
Prepare for the Cambridge English First exam.
Prove your advanced skills with the next Cambridge qualification.
Prepare for the highest Cambridge English exam.
Summer intensive course to prepare you for the Cambridge B2 First or Cambridge C1 Advanced exam.
Courses for teenagers and adults, aged 16+, throughout the year. Learn English with the no. 1 Language School in Central London and speak to the world.
Learn to teach English and travel the world.
We are the home of CELTA. Worldwide, the CELTA is the industry standard for teachers.
Whether you want to teach for a summer, a year, or a lifetime, the skills learned during a CELTA course with IH London will boost your CV and career – and open up a world of possibilities to teach and travel.
Start your adventure
The CELTA is your passport to a new career, amazing experiences and travel.
View our guide to CELTA at IH London.
Choose a CELTA option to suit you and apply:
You can apply now, then book and pay for the course later.
The IH Certificate in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) is designed for those with a non-native level of English who would like to teach English as a foreign language.
Course participants must have C1 advanced minimum English level, which is still advanced but a slightly lower level than is required for the CELTA.
International House London has a unique partnership with King’s College London to provide a joint MA TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) with a practical certificate in ELT.
The programme is aimed specifically at novice teachers with fewer than three years’ teaching experience and prepares graduates for a professional career in English language teaching.
Learn to teach Italian, Spanish or French as a foreign language. The courses are designed for people who are new to teaching their chosen language.
As a teacher you know there is always something new to learn.
We run short training courses in London, so you can take a couple of weeks out to recharge your own learning.
Gain your Certificate in International Business English Training (Cert IBET).
Take this course to:
Advance your career with the Delta – the highest qualification available for English language teachers.
The Delta is an advanced blend of theory and practice that will deepen your knowledge and understanding of English language teaching.
Choose a Delta option to suit you and apply.
We know sometimes you can’t join us in London, or you want to learn online before or after your face-to-face course, so we have a number of teacher training online courses.
Develop your skills as an academic manager in one week with the expert trainers at IH London.
Develop your skills as a teacher trainer in two weeks with the experts at IH London.
Improve your knowledge and skills in intercultural training in business.
Gain the Business Cultural Trainers Certificate (BCTC).
IH London experts create bespoke training programmes for schools and organisations all over the world.
Your teachers can come to our school in London to study or our trainers will come to you.
View some of the teacher training projects, partners and countries we have been working with recently.
We can create a completely bespoke course for your school or organisation, or you can choose one of our standard courses and we will adapt it for your setting and your teachers.
We can arrange the delivery at a time and place that suits you.
Our teacher trainers speak at world-leading events such as IATEFL and we hold our own events at IH London and across the UK.
IH London is at the forefront of innovation and training.
We host a Future of Training Conference, where trainers from all over the world speak about new ideas, practices, and methodologies in training.
This year the conference will focus on evidence based research from classroom practices.
View the schedule and book your tickets.
Our Erasmus+ funding guide explains who is eligible for Erasmus+ funding, how to apply and which courses you can choose as part of the funding scheme for language teachers.
Whether you are brand new to teaching or an advanced practitioner, we have a teacher training course that will develop your skills for your next career or travel adventure.
For ages 8-11, to learn and improve their English and enjoy a range of summer activities.
For ages 8-11, to meet new friends, take supervised study trips around Scotland, and gain skills and confidence using English.
For ages 12-17, who want to learn English and have an action-packed Scottish experience too.
For ages 12-17, to learn and improve their English and excel in a chosen activity with a professional coach.
For ages 12-17, our most academic course to prepare students to study in an English-speaking environment and gain an internationally recognised English language qualification.
For ages 12-17, a course for young learners who want to learn or improve their English and learn more about animals.
For ages 14-17, a summer English course for the next world leaders: explore global issues, such as climate change and help build a better world.
For ages 14-17, a summer English course for the next business leaders: an introduction to what it is like to study for an MBA at a prestigious business school.
For ages 14-17, a summer English course for entrepreneurs in the making, this course builds skills and a business plan for their big ideas.
For ages 14-17, a summer English course for students focused on their goals, or looking for inspiration, for university and beyond.
The Space Challenge project teaches students (aged 12-17) STEM concepts in a fun, structured way and teaches them the basics of coding using the LEGO® MINDSTORMS® EV3 robot.
Anyone who wants an introduction into coding and robotics
For ages 12-17, a summer English course is ideal for anyone who aspires to be a future football star. The course takes place at Ellesmere College using both their indoor and outdoor facilities as well as the school PE classrooms.
Your child will stay in a historical 16th century iconic building, learn English and explore Scotland.
IH Edinburgh Young Learner centre is suitable for ages 8-17.
Your child will stay in a traditional English boarding school in the beautiful Shropshire countryside, learn English and explore Manchester, Liverpool and North England.
IH Ellesmere Young Learner centre is suitable for ages 8-17.
Your child will stay in a modern school in a quiet village, with facilities that are used by international sports teams, learn English and explore London, Oxford and the Harry Potter Studio.
IH Moulton Young Learner centre is suitable for ages 12-17.
Your child will study in a village in historic Surrey, in a school with traditional English academic buildings, learn English and explore London, Windsor and Brighton.
IH Frensham Young Learner centre is suitable for ages 8-17.
Your child will study in one of the most famous cities in the world, learn English and explore London, Oxford and Bath.
IH Oxford Young Learner centre is suitable for ages 12-17.
A couple of weeks in a young learner’s life can bring confidence, English language skills, new friends from all over the world, experience of British culture and visits to some of the most famous places in the world.
Small group course for professionals tailored to your goals.
Live with a personal language trainer for one-to-one tuition and also attend English classes for professionals at The Executive Centre.
Your own language trainer focused exclusively on your goals.
Combine a small group course with one-to-one coaching for an intensive language course focused on your career goals.
Prepare for a job interview or a big presentation, without even leaving your desk.
Improve your English speaking for business with this online course
Practical online course to improve your English and core English language skills
Improve your English vocabulary with this personalised online course.
An intensive face-to-face course in London focused on the skills, language and techniques doctors need for the OET exam.
An intensive face-to-face course in London focused on the skills, language and techniques nurses need for the OET exam.
A course just for you, focused on the skills, language and techniques you need for the OET exam.
An online course for doctors, focused on the language skills, test techniques and strategies to achieve a Grade B in the OET exam.
An online course for nurses, focused on the language skills, test techniques and strategies to achieve a Grade B in the OET exam.
The course looks at exam techniques and strategies, including full exam practice. IH London is an accredited exam centre for OET, so you can follow the course and take the OET exam
Divided into 14 sections focusing on essential language that doctors need to perform effectively at work. Study anywhere in the world from a computer or smart phone.
Divided into 10 clearly defined 10-hour sections, which each focus on a vital area of practice for nurses. Study anywhere in the world from a computer or smart phone.
Project Management courses in London.
Gain first class project management skills for any industry or size of company.
Our experts can create an entirely bespoke training programme based on your needs and goals.
We start with a conversation. We listen to what you would like to achieve, what your current capabilities are and discuss the most practical, cost-effective way of working with you.
You can trust our team’s expertise. View our extensive client list and read some case studies.
We offer executive language training courses for busy professionals, who want to learn or improve their English in specific areas, to enhance their careers.
We offer evening, weekend and private language courses at our purpose built language school in Covent Garden, central London. In-company language courses can be delivered at your place of work or at our school.
Our Business Writing evening class programme is delivered in small groups and covers topics relevant to today’s business professional. The topics are chosen by the group in consultation with the teacher at the start of the course.
Learn and network: Wednesdays 18.30-20.30
Our Business Communication course focuses on developing English language confidence and giving you a skill-set for high-level international communication and relationship-building. The topics are chosen by the group in consultation with the teacher at the start of the course.
Our General English evening course covers core English language skills with an emphasis on improving your fluency and building confidence when speaking English.
These classes are ideal if you work during the day, or for students looking to take extra English classes in the evening.
Meet new people with a fun sociable class: Mondays 18.30-20.30
Develop the range and accuracy of your English grammar. The course concentrates on specific grammar points, with each lesson using a range of activities to practise and consolidate learning.
Improve your English grammar on Wednesday evenings: 18.30-20.30
A couple of hours one evening a week could make all the difference to your English pronunciation and career goals. Practise and improve your English pronunciation and intonation through a variety of stimulating tasks and activities.
Improve your English pronunciation on Wednesday evenings: 18.30-20.30.
From emails to reports, application letters to essays, and letter writing to blogging, our evening writing skills course will teach you different writing styles and help you write in English with confidence.
Improve your writing in English on Wednesday evenings: 18.30-20.30
Our evening Conversation Classes are ideal for people living and working in London who want to improve their English communication skills and focus on speaking. They focus on developing fluency, vocabulary, pronunciation and strategies for conversation.
Improve your conversation in English on Thursday evenings: 18.30-20.30
Prepare for IELTS around your schedule with an evening class. This course is created for your individual needs. Tell us the IELTS score you would like to achieve and we will create a study plan with you to work towards it.
This course focuses on writing skills so that you know what to expect for this part of the exam and can achieve your best possible IELTS score.
This course focuses on writing skills so that you know what to expect in writing task 2 and can achieve your best possible IELTS score.
This course focuses on listening skills so that you know what to expect and can achieve your best possible IELTS score.
This course focuses on speaking skills so that you know what to expect and can achieve your best possible IELTS score.
This course focuses on reading skills so that you know what to expect and can achieve your best possible IELTS score.
This course focuses on all skills so you can achieve your best possible IELTS score.
All sessions run 16.30 – 18.30
10 week evening course to get you ready for your Cambridge B2 First exam.
Tuesday and Thursday evening classes 18.30-20.30
10 week evening course to get you ready for your Cambridge C1 Advanced exam.
10 week evening course to get you ready for your Cambridge C2 Proficiency exam.
These classes are low-cost because the teachers are learning to teach and have not yet qualified. Choose this class if you are at elementary level.
Evening and afternoon classes.
These classes are low-cost because the teachers are learning to teach and have not yet qualified. Choose this class if you are at pre-intermediate level.
These classes are low-cost because the teachers are learning to teach and have not yet qualified. Choose this class if you are at intermediate level.
These classes are low-cost because the teachers are learning to teach and have not yet qualified. Choose this class if you are at upper-intermediate level.
Learn and socialise. Meet other people from all over the world that live and work in the city, while you advance your life goals.
Choose from 10 IELTS test venues across the UK. We hold regular Saturday tests, and a number of Thursday tests, throughout the year.
You can register and pay for your IELTS test online, by email, by post, or in person.
When and how to check your results, certificates and IELTS scores explained.
IELTS evaluates all of your English skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and is designed to reflect real-life use of English – at study, at work, and at play. IELTS is recognised globally as the English test for higher education and immigration.
IELTS for UKVI is approved as a Secure English Language Test for UK visas.
Take your Cambridge English exams at IH London in Covent Garden, Central London. View dates and fees.
Apply for a Cambridge English Exam by completing our online form or downloading the application form.
Cambridge English exams are part of the University of Cambridge and are accepted by over 13,500 universities, employers and governments around the world. Find out which Cambridge Exam is best for you.
We teach medical English face-to-face in our school in Covent Garden, London, and we have online courses available so you can study from anywhere in the world.
Choose from 7 OET test locations across the UK and Ireland.
OET is available monthly, up to 12 times per year. Find out the 2019 dates.
OET is an international English language test for healthcare professionals seeking to register and practise in an English-speaking environment.
If you have booked your OET exam, but can’t take the test, then you can defer.
We are one of the largest IELTS test centres in Europe and an accredited centre for Cambridge exams, BULATS for business English and OET for medical English. Other schools send their students to us to sit their exams.
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