Improve your English speaking, writing, reading and listening skills online with our new course.


 Don’t let travelling get in the way of your English learning goals! Now you can study online with the same qualified and experienced IH London teachers in a virtual classroom.

This General English programme follows the same teaching methodology as our face-to-face lessons so you can learn at exactly the same pace without leaving the comfort of your own home.

You’ll learn techniques to develop all four key English skills – listening, reading, writing and speaking (including pronunciation).


Who is this course for?

Students of all levels who want to improve their English. You will be placed in an online class with people of a similar language level as you. The course is perfect for those who need expert language tuition wherever they are in the world.


How long is this course?

You can join the class on any Monday and study for as many weeks as required. The course is designed so that students can progress through the language levels from elementary to advanced.


Learning outcomes

You will be able to:

  • Communicate more fluently
  • Develop your grammar and vocabulary
  • Improve your accuracy
  • Feel more confident in English-speaking environments and when interacting with other English speakers.


Course content

  • 5 live online group lessons with your teacher in a virtual classroom
  • 5 lessons = 4 hours 35 minutes
  • Lessons include group project work and online guided self-study to provide variety
  • Use a wide range of motivating materials, including digital resources and coursebooks via our online platform.
  • Teachers adapt the course for the needs and level of each class.
  • Regular targeted support from your teacher helps you to achieve your learning goals.




Why choose IH?

  • Regular tutorials with your teacher to ensure your progress is on track
  • Access to online self-study material
  • Access to our online student community and portal


Course requirements

To get the most from this course you will need:

  • A reliable internet connection
  • A desktop computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone

You will be sent all the details you need to connect to the IH London virtual classroom.


Sample timetable

View the sample timetable


Progress to

Continue your studies with IH London and develop your academic and professional English skills.

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


Still have questions?

Our sales team at IH London are happy to help further with any queries you have. 

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Watch our learning online videos

We have two new videos to show you. One shows how learning online works with IH London and the other shows you our online social activities, free with all online courses.

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

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Course price

General English 5 Lessons - Online
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