International House London is the no.1 year-round language school with the best value courses in Central London as rated by the EL Gazette and based on British Council inspections. 

We are based in the beautiful Covent Garden in central London, famous for its shops, cafes, restaurants and West End theatres. Study in our modern school and you will benefit from: 

  • Highly experienced and qualified teachers 
  • Regular progress checks and academic consultations to help you progress 
  • IH London Student Portal: free learning resources for 3 months before you arrive until 3 months after your course ends 
  • End of course certificate to add to your CV 
  • Weekly conversation club 
  • Exam booking service 

Take a Focus class to improve and develop your confidence in a particular skill or language area, including: 

  • Academic Skills – Tuesdays 
  • Grammar – Wednesdays 
  • Pronunciation – Wednesdays 
  • Writing – Wednesdays  
  • Conversation – Thursdays 

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General English


General English evening classes are ideal if you work during the day, or for students looking to take extra English classes in the evening.

In London

IELTS Academic


An IH London IELTS preparation course will help you get the results you need for the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) examination.

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Cambridge Preparation


Cambridge English exams are recognised around the world by universities, employers and national education authorities.

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Focus on Conversation


Our evening Conversation Classes are ideal for people living and working in London who want to improve their communication skills and focus on speaking.

In London

Focus on Writing


Our evening writing skills course will teach you different writing styles and help you write in English with confidence.

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Focus on Grammar


The objective of Focus on Grammar is to develop the range and accuracy of your English grammar.

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Focus on Pronunciation


On this course you will practise and improve your English pronunciation and intonation through a variety of stimulating tasks and activities.

In London
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Accommodation

Your home in London. We have a range of London accommodation options, including homestay with a host, one of our modern student residences or a boutique-style guest house.

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Experience London

Remarkable things to see or do in London are everywhere and our dedicated social team can be your guide.

Discover London

Got a question?

Take a look at our frequently asked questions or contact our friendly multilingual team who are always happy to help you.

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Why study with us?

We are in the top 1% of UK language schools, judged by the latest British Council inspections, and we have been named best value school in London.

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