You will not be surprised to hear that, no matter how much time you spend in London, you will never be able to exhaust the possibilities you have for tourist attractions! London is home to incredible shows and events, galleries and museums, pubs, bars and nightlife, restaurants, concerts for every music taste, as well as the more relaxed options offered in the city’s green parks and cosy cafes.
Sports enthusiasts have an embarrassment of riches available and it is easy to see why the recent London Olympics was such a successful event!
The choices available to you in this iconic capital city are seemingly endless, so when it comes to learning English, London is a favourite destination for students of all ages and nationalities.
Our English language school is conveniently and very centrally located just 5 minutes walk from Kings Cross St Pancras Station and not far from the British Library! There are 18 classrooms, a computer room with free WiFi access, a common area for relaxing after your English lessons, a study room equipped with books, DVDs and other resources for students to borrow, as well as a drinks/snacks bar.
Our London Kings Cross school offers general group Intensive and Super-Intensive English language courses, with maximum 15 students per class, consisting of 20, 25 or 30 lessons per week. You can choose to study for as long as you wish and the courses start on every Monday of the year. You will be placed in exactly the right level of class, according to your English knowledge on your arrival at the school. The general English courses focus on improving your overall knowledge and skills, with exercises in reading, listening, writing and a lot of emphasis on oral communication.
If you already have a good level of English and would like to work within an English-speaking environment, then our Business English course, of 1 to 6 weeks in duration, is an ideal choice for you.
A number of Exam Preparation Courses are also available for students who wish to take the IELTS exam or the Cambridge Exams. The school’s highly qualified teachers are trained to help you to achieve the best possible grade in these exams.
We also offer Private English courses, ideal for students who are looking for a completely personalised and individual programme, or who need English for specific career purposes and situations.
Our carefully selected English host families live in different zones of the city, between 25 and 70 minutes from the school by public transport and are reviewed and visited on a regular basis by the Accommodations Officer at the school. This is the ideal opportunity for students to meet the local people, to get to know different parts of London and of course to practise their English skills as often as possible! Your host family will welcome you into their home and will be able to help and advise with regards to all other aspects of your stay.
The self-catering student residences, summer residence and shared or studio apartments are also located in different parts of the city of London, always close to an underground station, within easy reach of the school. This is the best choice for students who prefer to share the living areas with other international students. There are options with private or shared kitchens and bathrooms and all of the options include free WiFi internet connection.
Throughout your language course you will have the chance to take part in the school’s varied activity programme and the staff are always at hand to help and advise with regards to the best places to visit in London, out of hundreds of options! The school arranges guided walks and tours of places of interest, yoga classes, football matches, dance lessons, film evenings and many other events. Students also receive discounted entrance tickets for other famous London sights such as: The London Eye, the Aquarium, The Tower of London and to several of the royal palaces. You can also sign up for weekend excursions to other UK cities. There are plenty of options to enjoy yourself to the fullest, to get to know the locals and the other international students and to discover all that London has to offer at the same time!
Our school can arrange transportation from several London airports and train stations. However, these transfers are not included in the cost of your English course, so contact us for details if required.