Intensive General English

Our Intensive General English course is delivered in London and is a practical course designed to give you the knowledge, skills and fluency you need in today's world. We use dynamic teaching techniques and the latest technology to deliver motivating lessons which will meet your individual needs and goals.  

Who’s it for?

This English course is designed for motivated adults who would like to gain confidence and develop their ability to use English in a variety of situations. Typically, course participants need to improve their English for a variety of reasons including work, studies, travel and to live in an English-speaking country. This English course will help you to make rapid progress in your English language skills.     

The Benefits

At the end of this English course you can expect to:

  • Be able to communicate more confidently

  • Be able to speak more accurately and fluently

  • Be able to improve your grammar and vocabulary

  • Be able to socialise in English more effectively

  • Have an increased chance of success if you later take an examination course

  • Have developed your ability to get, and succeed in, a job which needs English

Course Content

Morning Sessions: In the morning sessions you will develop your general English language skills, focusing on listening, speaking, reading and writing as well as grammar and vocabulary. Key areas include:

  • Active speaking

  • Listening to a range of different audio materials

  • Practical grammar

  • Expanding vocabulary

  • Better communication strategies

  • Confident and fluent reading

  • Better writing skills

  • Discussions and role-plays

  • Pronunciation

Afternoon Sessions: Afternoon sessions focus on key areas of the language and specific areas of need:

  • Social and intercultural English

  • English for work and travel

  • Modern British culture

  • Media, news and views

  • Films and other arts

Optional self-study: Before or after your classes, you can use the Self-Study Area in your centre. There are computers, a printer and plenty of desk space available. The Self-Study Areas are available whenever our centres are open. See the opening times for our centres here.

Included in fees

Fees include training plus:

  • All English course materials and resources

  • Monthly networking reception

  • Access to London School Online platform

  • Detailed end of course progress report

  • Weekly lecture

When we are open: Check our standard opening times and the days when our centres are closed on public holidays by clicking this link.

I have attended the London School of English for an Intensive General English course and I absolutely recommend this school to others. All the staff are efficient and very friendly. The quality of teaching is amazing. We have had a lot of teaching material very helpful for us.


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English Level

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Level 1 (Beginner)

I do not speak any English.

Level 2 (Elementary)

I can say and understand a few things in English.

Level 3 (Pre-Intermediate)

I can communicate simply and understand in familiar situations but only with some difficulty.

Level 4 (Low Intermediate)

I can make simple sentences and can understand the main points of a conversation but need much more vocabulary.

Level 5 (Intermediate)

I can speak and understand reasonably well and can use basic tenses but have problems with more complex grammar and vocabulary.

Level 6 (Upper Intermediate)

I speak and understand well but still make mistakes and fail to make myself understood occasionally.

Level 7 (Pre-Advanced)

I speak and understand well but still make mistakes and fail to make myself understood occasionally.

Level 8 (Advanced)

I speak and understand very well but sometimes have problems with unfamiliar situations and vocabulary.

Level 9 (Very Advanced)

I speak and understand English completely fluently.