We are based in the beautiful Covent Garden in central London, famous for its shops, cafes, restaurants and West End theatres.  

Our school has excellent facilities to make your studies as convenient as possible, including:  

  • The largest English learning library in the UK 
  • 53 large airy classrooms with interactive whiteboards 
  • On-site café and social spaces 
  • Learning centre with computers 
  • Super-fast free wi-fi throughout 
  • Free printing from any of our computers 
  • Wheelchair access 

We provide all the course materials you need for your studies. The following services are also included with every course: 

  • IH London Student Portal: free learning resources for 3 months before you arrive until 3 months after your course ends 
  • Certificate to add to your CV 
  • Weekly conversation club 
  • Exam booking service 

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English courses for all levels. From basic to advanced, we have an English course to help you improve and to focus on what interests you. Great English skills accelerate your career prospects and help you travel the world.

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IH London is Europe’s largest IELTS test centre and many of our IELTS teachers are also IELTS examiners. Taking your end of course test could not be easier as you can book and sit your IELTS exam at IH London, with test dates every weekend.

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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.

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Lessons are very focused and funny at the same time, very professional. I also really appreciate the location in Covent Garden, in the centre of London.

Marie-Caroline, France

It was an amazing time, which I’ll never forget. The teachers are great and so were the lessons.

Felix, Switzerland

The class programme is adjusted to fit my level. The teachers are very good. If I come back to England, I want to come back to this school again.

Jung, Korea
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Your home in London. We have a range of London accommodation options, including 3 modern student residences and homestay with a host family.

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