Exam Preparation & IELTS

Our English exam preparation courses in London are designed to help you to get the best possible result in your chosen English exam.

You can prepare with our highly qualified English teachers for a range of English exams: IELTS, Cambridge exams - First Certificate in English and CAE, a business English exam BEC Vantage and a Legal English exam (TOLES). A lot of our teachers are examiners at various English exams, such as IELTS and can help you with the expertise for various areas of English tests: speaking, writing, listening, grammar and English vocabulary.

Course Description

IELTS Preparation Course 

9, 8 or 4 week preparation course for the IELTS (International English Language Testing System) exam - essential for entry to most British universities.

Cambridge Advanced Certificate (CAE)

8 week preparation course for the Cambridge CAE (Certificate in Advanced English) exam.

First Certificate in English (FCE)

8 week preparation course for the Cambridge FCE (First Certificate in English) exam.

TOLES exam

3 week preparation course for the TOLES (Test of Legal English Skills) exam.  Also available as an optional 4th week after the 3-week Legal English 20-30 course.

Cambridge BEC Vantage 

4 week preparation course for a Business English exam - Cambridge BEC Vantage.


Beautiful experience for my IELTS course. Perfect host family, great location, the food was good, teachers and the people who work there are also very nice!

Mary - IELTS

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