A modern student residence located in vibrant north London. It is a short distance 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.
2021 accommodation rates
£359 per week
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.
2021 accommodation rates
£465 per week
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.
Learn English online with live lessons with IH London teachers in a virtual classroom, and interact with other students with online projects and social activities.
A teacher dedicated entirely to you and your goals.
Learn in London or online.
Take a full course of one-to-one lessons or add them to one of our other courses for an extra learning boost.
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 online for your best IELTS score.
Prepare for the IELTS exam online with live lessons with IH London teachers in a virtual classroom and work with other students to achieve exam success.
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 online preparation courses for all Cambridge levels.
Prepare online to pass your Cambridge exam.
Prepare for your Cambridge English First exam from anywhere in the world, with live online classes.
Meet friends from all over the world, as you collaborate in virtual classrooms and have fun with the online social activities.
Prepare for your Cambridge English Advanced exam from anywhere in the world, with live online classes.
Prepare for your Cambridge English C2 Proficiency exam from anywhere in the world, with live online classes.
10 week evening course to get you ready for your Cambridge B2 First exam.
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.
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.
An evening course focused on speaking and writing doctors need for the OET exam
An evening course focused on speaking and writing nurses need for the OET exam
An intensive online course in London focused on the skills, language and techniques doctors need for the OET exam.
OET is available monthly, up to 12 times per year. Find out the 2019 dates.
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.
Our Business Communication online 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.
Our Business Writing online 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.
Gain the skills, confidence and IELTS score you need for English-speaking universities.
All online courses are live lessons with IH London teachers. As always, all our teachers are qualified and experienced. Enjoy interactive learning activities with your class.
A course with all the benefits of the other General English courses, plus academic skills and topics, such as research, debate, communication and media.
This course is for people of all levels who want to improve their English across all four skills (speaking, writing, reading and listening) and want focused maximum number of classes that expand their use of English in a practical and advanced way, for academic study or career.
A great intensive course for all levels to improve your English, with an extra focus on speaking to boost your conversation skills.
People of all levels who want to improve their English, with a specific focus on English speaking skills. Choose from morning or afternoon classes, with plenty time to relax and explore outside of the classroom.
A great course for all levels to improve your English.
A great all-round course, for all levels. People of all levels who want to improve their English, with lots of time to relax and explore outside of the classroom, and with no exam at the end (unless you choose to add one as an option).
This course is designed for International adults age 30 and over, who want to learn or improve their English, while exploring London and making new friends from all over the world.
This course for budding entrepreneurs encourages students to explore contemporary skills such as debating, critical thinking, and teamwork.
Students work in groups with a mix of nationalities and will be split into project management groups to work through seminars and business challenges.
A fun way to improve your English while exploring the amazing capital city of London. You’ll visit the IH London school, in Covent Garden, central London for 3 lessons of individual tuition. Then you’ll have 3 lessons of cultural experiences around London with your tutor.
Prepare for your best IELTS score.
Prepare for the Academic IELTS test with an accredited IELTS test centre.
Improve your language, and focus on skills you need for your best IELTS score.
Perfect boost just before your IELTS exam.
An intensive one week course designed for students that have the English language level they want but need to perfect their IELTS exam skills.
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 first Cambridge English exam to demonstrate you can communicate confidently in English.
Cambridge English exam, part of the University of Cambridge. We are an accredited exam centre.
Prepare for the advanced Cambridge C1 exam to prove your high level of English.
Cambridge English exam, part of the University of Cambridge. Now accepted for university entrance.
Prepare for the highest Cambridge exam, the C2 Proficiency, to show you have mastered the English language.
Cambridge English exam, part of the University of Cambridge. Accepted for postgraduate and PhD study.
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.
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
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.
Timetable is designed to work around your busy schedule.
Timetable is designed to work around your buy schedule.
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
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
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.
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.
All start dates running.
You can apply now, then book and pay for the course once you have been accepted.
You can apply now online, then book and pay for the course once you have been accepted.
Don’t let limited travel get in the way of your continued professional development. Our CELTA and Teacher Training courses have now moved online.
The courses follow similair syllabus to our face-to-face options at our Covent Garden Language school in central London.
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Classroom Skills For Young Learners
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.
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.
The best teachers never stop learning
Find out more about continuous professional development (CPD) with IH London on our FREE webinar for teachers.
Join from anywhere in the world.
Date: Wednesday 17 February 2021
Time: 4pm (GMT)
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.
You can apply now, then book and pay for the course later.
Develop your skills as an academic manager in one week with the expert trainers at IH London.
Take this course to:
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.
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.
Our teacher trainers have spoken at world-leading events such as IATEFL and have held their own events at IH London and across the UK.
This page holds archived information about our wonderful past events.
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 12-17, explore London and learn English, in our school in Covent Garden, central London.
For ages 14-17, an English course for budding entrepreneurs to build their skills and a business plan for their big ideas.
For ages 8-11, to learn and improve their English and enjoy a range of fun activities.
For ages 12-17, to learn English and explore the UK through lesson topics, activities and study trips.
For ages 12-17, intermediate English level, to learn STEM using the LEGO®MINDSTORMS® EV3 robot
For ages 12-17, to learn and improve their English and excel in a chosen activity with a professional coach.
For ages 12-17, to prepare students to study in an English-speaking environment and gain an English language qualification.
For ages 12-17, a course for young learners who want to improve their English, go on study trips, take part in activities 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.
Learn English and explore London, Oxford and the Harry Potter Studio.
Learn English and explore London, Windsor and Brighton.
Learn English and explore London, Oxford and Cambridge.
A few 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.
Your own language trainer focused exclusively on your goals.
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 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.
Improve your English speaking for business with this online course
Improve your English vocabulary with this personalised online course.
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.
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.
Learn and socialise. Meet other people from all over the world that live and work in the city, while you advance your life goals.
Take your Cambridge English exams at IH London in Covent Garden, Central London. View dates and fees:
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.
Choose from 8 OET test locations across the UK, Ireland and Nigeria.
OET is available monthly, up to 24 times per year.
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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All our courses follow the Common European Framework Reference for Languages (CEFR) so you can choose the best course for you and chart your progress.
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We are always happy to advise you on the best course for you. Simply contact the IH London team.
Test your level of English with our free online test.