Learn English

We all know how important speaking English is, whether for study, work or travel. At IH London we are focused on offering our clients the best experience to ensure that they reach their goals.

This is why we want to make it as easy as possible for you to choose the course that matches your aspirations. So whatever your reason for studying English, we have a course for you.


Which English are you?

Choose our English For Life courses if you are looking to improve your English skills for use in daily life.

General English

Learn English Courses

Morning, afternoon and evening English courses in central London to help you improve your English.



English for Exams

Choose our English for Study courses if you need to pass a Cambridge English or IELTS exam for work, study or immigration.

Cambridge Examination Courses

Known across the world, a Cambridge English exam opens doors to jobs and further study.



IELTS Preparation Courses

Study towards one of the world's most popular English language tests for work, study or a visa.



English for Work

Choose an English for Work course if your requirements are specifically around using English for your working life:

World class teachers

At International House London we've been teaching English, and training teachers to teach English, for over 60 years. We know what makes a good teacher. We train hundreds of them every year!

Our teachers are experienced, passionate about teaching and 80% of our full-time teachers are qualified to train other people how to teach. So you can be confident that you're getting the best language teaching London has to offer.

A modern language school in the heart of London

Our school is centrally located in Covent Garden and was purpose built to meet the needs of our students and teachers. All our school facilities are there to help your learning experience.

We have 56 air-conditioned classrooms designed for small group learning, wifi through-out the building, a cafe, a library, 50 student access computers, and break-out areas for you to relax and chat with friends.

Fully accredited... regularly inspected

International House London is a founder member of EAQUALS, a member of English UK, and is accredited by EAQUALS, the British Council and Accreditation UK, and certified by the ISI.

Our last EAQUALS inspection in 2014 maintained our accreditation and highlighted 12 points of excellence including Teaching and Learning, Course Design and Supporting Systems, and Learning Environment.

Accommodation at IH London

Need accommodation?

We provide a variety of accommodation options for our full-time students.

Experience London

Experience London

Our social programme offers daily activities in London and weekly trips throughout the UK.

Getting a visa as an English language student

Getting a visa

Advice on whether you need a visa to study in London, and how to get one.