Combine group & individual English lessons

This is a Combination General English course where you have an excellent opportunity to combine a group-based Intensive General English course with the additional personal attention that comes from Individual English Tuition.

The main goal is to make you feel confident speaking English and entirely focus on your specific needs in learning English.

The morning is spent on the Intensive General group course. During your afternoon Individual English Tuition, you can use the time to focus on your general or professional English needs, or perhaps to prepare for an examination such as Cambridge, IELTS, TOEIC, GMAT or TOEFL.

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All of the key information you need to know about this course

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  • Course level:

Levels 2 - 8 on the school's level scale

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  • Date and Fees:

  • Course length:

minimum 1 week if booked in combination with other courses
otherwise minimum 2 weeks 

Start any Monday except last Monday of a course block


  • Participants age:

Minimum age: 18
Average age: 29


  • Group size:

Maximum 12 in group


  • Hours per week:

30 hours per week (30 x 60 minutes)
15 hours group and 15 hours one-to-one

Click to see sample timetable



Who's it for?

Find out if this course is suitable for your needs 

This course is designed for mature, motivated adults who need to improve their English language skills for general use. Group sizes are small (maximum 12) - so joining a course here is about participating.

The courses are lively and fun, but also challenging, because we know that making rapid progress is the highest priority. All participants are serious about improving their practical English language skills as quickly as possible.

Course content

The areas that you can expect to cover during a typical course

The day is split into two parts:

  • Morning sessions: You will spend the morning developing your general English language skills, focusing on listening, speaking, reading and writing as well as covering grammar and vocabulary.
  • Afternoon sessions: In the afternoon, you will have the opportunity to spend more time on key areas of the language in order to focus on specific areas of need.

Wednesday afternoons are free: you can join in our organised social events, spend time on self-study or simply spend the time as you wish.

The day is split into two parts:


Morning Session (9.15 - 12.45)

15 hours per week

In all General Course programmes, you will spend the morning developing your general English skills. Key areas include:

  • active speaking
  • listening to a wide range of audio materials
  • practical grammar
  • expanding vocabulary
  • better communication strategies
  • confident and fluent reading
  • better writing
  • discussions and role-plays
  • computer based learning

Afternoon Session (13.50 - 15.45)

7 hours per week

No afternoon classes on Wednesday

In the afternoons the work is based on a number of different topic areas, depending on the interests and needs of the group:

  • social and intercultural English
  • pronunciation
  • modern British culture
  • films and other arts
  • media, news and views
  • English for work and business

The topics which can be included on each course are shown above. Within your chosen course you will cover a variety of topics, but you may not cover them all. We will advise you about this when you start.

The benefits

What you can expect to achieve from your course

The key to the value of our courses is what you can do after you leave us.

All our courses are very practical. We help you to use the language more effectively. A course here will help you to:

  • communicate much more confidently
  • speak more accurately and fluently
  • improve your grammar
  • increase your vocabulary
  • be able to socialise in English more effectively
  • have an increased chance of success if you later take an examination course
  • be much better able to study on our English for University course, if that is your aim
  • be able to get, and succeed in, a job which needs English

Read more about how we help you progress as quickly as possible.

Included in the fees

What is included in the fees

Fees include training plus:

  • Monthly networking reception
  • Daily 3-course lunch (Monday to Friday)
  • Access to LondonSchool Online learning portal
  • All course material and resources
  • Daily homework assignments
  • Weekly lecture programme on British culture and history
  • Monthly tutorial with your trainer
  • Additional support from Long-Stay Consultant (stays of more than 12 weeks)
  • Detailed end-of-course report

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All of the key information you need to know about this English course

  • Course level:

Levels 2 - 8 on the school's level scale

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  • Dates/Fees:

  • Participant's age:

Minimum age: 18
Average age: 37


  • Group size:

Morning Group: maximum 12
Afternoon Individual Tuition: 1 (you & a trainer)


  • Course intensity:

15 hours of group English lessons per week + 15 hours Individual English Tuition

Minimum booking for combination English course is 1 week.
Overall booking on Intensive General English must be 2 weeks or more.


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Who's it for?

Find out if this course is suitable for your needs

This course is designed for mature, motivated adults who need to improve their English language skills either for general use or more specifically for their work or study. Group sizes are small (maximum 12) - so joining a course here is about participating.

The courses are lively and fun, but also challenging, because we know that making rapid progress is the highest priority. All participants are serious about improving their practical English language skills as quickly as possible.

Course content

The areas that you can expect to cover during a typical course

In the mornings, you will follow our Intensive General English Course. In the afternoons you will take Individual English Tuition, which will enable you to concentrate on particular areas of need.


Click to see sample timetable of the Intensive General English course.

The benefits

What you can expect to achieve from your course

By the end of this English course you will be able to:

  • Speak English more confidently
  • Reach your specific goals for this course (i.e. exam preparation, using in English in your professional life)
  • Understand spoken English with more ease
  • Be more comfortable using English grammar
  • Speak with greater fluency and accuracy
  • Have an increased active vocabulary and use it

Read more on how you could measure your progress and identify your main development areas in English.

Included in the fees

What is included in the fees

Fees include training plus:

  • Monthly networking reception
  • Daily 3-course lunch (Monday to Friday)
  • Access to LondonSchool Online learning portal
  • All course material and resources
  • Daily homework assignments
  • Weekly lecture programme on British culture and history
  • Monthly tutorial with your trainer
  • Additional support from Long-Stay Consultant (stays of more than 12 weeks)
  • Detailed end-of-course report

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