2020 LEARN ENGLISH IN LONDON - International House London

 
2020 LEARN ENGLISH IN LONDON - International House London
LEARN ENGLISH

IN LONDON

2020
Speak to the world
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CONTENTS

                                                                 10 reasons to choose IH London ....................................................2

                                                                 Our central London location ...........................................................4

                                                                 Our school and services ...................................................................6

                                                                 How to choose a language school.................................................. 8

                                                                 Steps for success ............................................................................ 10

                                                                 Our courses....................................................................................... 12

                                                                 Chart your progress....................................................................... 14

                                                                 How to choose a language course .............................................. 16

                                                                 General English............................................................................... 20

                                                                 General English Plus LanguageCert.......................................... 22

                                                                 Academic Skills .............................................................................. 24

                                                                 London Experience........................................................................ 26
    ENGLISH COURSES
                                                                 English with Work Experience.................................................... 28

                                                                 English for Families....................................................................... 30
    FOR AGES 16+
                                                                 Home and School............................................................................ 32

                                                                 One-to-One ....................................................................................... 34
Learn English with the number one language
school in London and speak to the world.                         Prepare for IELTS............................................................................ 36

Our story began in 1953 when John Haycraft (CBE) and his         Prepare for Cambridge English Exams..................................... 40
wife Brita Haycraft started International House London,
because they believed in intercultural understanding through
language learning.
                                                                 Discover London.............................................................................. 46

We have continued their mission and changed people’s lives       Accommodation............................................................................. 50
through language for over 65 years. We have the expertise
and passion to help you realise everything                       Book your course............................................................................. 56
you want to achieve through learning English.

Travel the world, take that university course, succeed in your
career – your story starts here.

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    10 REASONS TO                                                                                            Our school is located            Our modern air-conditioned
                                                                                                             in the beautiful Covent          school sits across nine floors
                                                                                                             Garden, in central London.       with a library, café, computer
    CHOOSE IH LONDON                                                                                         Everything London has to         centre, comfortable social
                                                                                                             offer can be reached from        spaces, reception, and 53
                                                                                                             our front door.                  fully equipped large bright
Improving your English is a huge step towards                                                                                                 classrooms.
achieving your career and life goals. We will
be with you every step of the way. Here are a
few reasons to trust us with your ambitions.

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       We are the number one school                                            We are also the best value    We are an accredited             We have our own IH
       in Central London, judged by                                            school in London (ranked by   exam centre, so students         social programme team,
       the latest British Council                                              the industry publication      can prepare for exams            accommodation team and
       inspection results.                                                     EL Gazette).                  and sit them in the same         student welfare team who
                                                                                                             place. Many of our exam          are all on site at the school
                                                                                                             teachers are also IELTS          to ensure you have the best
                                                                                                             and Cambridge Exams              stay. In fact, our school is
                                                                                                             examiners.                       also our head office, so you
                                                                                                                                              have everyone on site to
                                                                                                                                              make sure you are happy –
                                                                                                                                              even our Chief Executive.

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       International House London                                              Our teachers are all          We have always championed        We have been teaching for
       is a charitable trust and we                                            CELTA-qualified, many         the best teaching.               over 65 years. IH London
       reinvest profits to improve                                             are Delta-qualified. Both     International House London       predates the now global
       your learning experience.                                               teaching qualifications       was the birthplace of            brand IH World, which is
                                                                               represent excellence in       the first qualification for      a partner network for 160
                                                                               teaching and are assessed     teaching English as a second     top schools worldwide.
                                                                               by the University of          language. This then became
                                                                               Cambridge. More than 80%      the CELTA qualification run by
                                                                               of our teachers are also      Cambridge English (part of
                                                                               teacher trainers.             the University of Cambridge)
                                                                                                             and is recognised throughout
                                                                                                             the world.

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CENTRAL LONDON
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Discover London with
      LO C AT I O N                                                                                                                                                                                                       activities and trips
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           arranged for you.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             See page 46.
 Everything London has to offer can
                                                                                                                  St. Pancras
                                                                                                                 International

 be easily reached from our school in
 Covent Garden.
                                                                                                       King’s Cross
                                                                                                       St. Pancras

                                                                                                                                The City

                                                                                                       The British
                                                                                                        Museum
                 London
                 Underground
                 Northern Line
                 Central Line                                                                                                  Holborn
                 Piccadilly Line
                                                                                     Tottenham
                                                                                      Court Rd
                                     Oxford
                                     Circus
                                                                                                                                'Theatreland'
     Bond
     Street                                                                                                 Covent
                                                                                                            Garden

                                                                                                                                                   COVENT GARDEN
                                                                                           Leicester            Royal Opera
                                                                                                                                                   A N D B E YO N D
                                                                                                                   House            Somerset
                                                                                            Square
                                   Royal Academy                                                                                     House
                                       of Arts
                                                                        Piccadilly
                                                                          Circus
                                                                                                 National                                       We are based in the beautiful Covent Garden              As the writer Samuel Johnson said: “When you
                                                                                                  Gallery                                       in central London, famous for its shops, cafes,          are tired of London, you are tired of life”. You will
                                                                                                                                                restaurants and West End theatres.                       never find yourself short of things to do in this
                                                                                                                                                                                                         cultural capital.
                                                                                                                               es

                                                                                                         Nelson’s
                                          Green
                                                                                                                            am

                                                                                                         Column                                 Within a short walking distance you will also find the
                                           Park
                                                                                                                       r Th

                                                                                                                                                Royal Opera House (home to the Royal Ballet, as          Thousands of unique restaurants, trendy rooftop
Hyde Park                                                                                                                                       well as the Royal Opera), the British Museum (voted      bars, concerts across the city, and free national
                                                                                                                      R i ve

                                                                                                                                                one of the top ten museums in the world by National      museums and galleries, make you feel part of big
                                                                                                                                    London      Geographic) and The National Gallery (the story of       city life every single day of the year.
          Hyde Park                                                                                                                   Eye       European art, masterpiece by masterpiece).
           Corner                                                     St James’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                         There are several tube stops within a 5-minute walk
                                                                         Park
                           Green Park                                                                                                                                                                    of our school, and we are only two tube stops away
                                                Buckingham
                                                  Palace                                          Big Ben &                                                                                              from King’s Cross St Pancras International for an easy
                                                                                                 The Houses
                                                                                                                                                                                                         first arrival in the UK.
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    OUR SCHOOL                                                                                                                                                         8               Floor 4: One-to-one, small group
                                                                                                                                                                                       and large group classrooms
                                                                                                                                                                       7               Floor 3: Large group classrooms
    AND SERVICES                                                                                                                                                       6               Floor 2: Large group classrooms

We are committed to providing the
                                                                                                                                                                       5               Floor 1: Large group classrooms

very best learning environment. We                                                                                                                                     4               Mezzanine: Exam offices

continually invest in our modern                                                                                                                                       3               Upper ground: Library/offices

school and facilities to achieve this.                                                                                                                                 2               Ground: Reception/café/learning centre

                                                                                                                                                                       1               Basement: Teaching resource centre

    B E NE FITS OF STU DYING

    WITH IH LONDON

YOUR STUDIES                                                             FREE EXTRA LANGUAGE SUPPORT                         YOUR ENVIRONMENT                                       DEDICATED ON-SITE SUPPORT TEAMS

     All course materials are included                                         Free weekly conversation club                    A full lending library and resource centre with        Our social programme team plan a full schedule
                                                                                                                                over 10,000 books, journals and digital resources      of activities and trips for you (see page 46)
     Every student receives an IH London                                       Both our library and learning centre are
     bag and welcome pack                                                      staffed with one-to-one support available        53 fully equipped large airy classrooms with           Our accommodation team take care of
                                                                                                                                interactive whiteboards                                all the arrangements for your chosen
     Certificate of studies with every                                         Student Hour: meet with academic managers                                                               accommodation (see page 50)
     course to add to your CV                                                  to discuss your progress and goals               On-site café and social spaces. The café sells
                                                                                                                                a wide range of delicious food, snacks and             Our Welfare Officer is here for you talk to
     Our teachers are all CELTA-qualified,                                     Every four weeks you will have a one-to-one      beverages, from breakfast until the evening.           about anything that will help your well-being
     many are Delta-qualified. Both teaching                                   progress tutorial with your teacher              All food is prepared fresh each day.
     qualifications are assessed by the University                                                                                                                                     We are an accredited exam centre, so you
     of Cambridge and represent excellence                                                                                      Learning centre with computers                         can book and sit your exam with us too.
     in teaching                                                                                                                                                                       Examinations booking service included with
                                                                                                                                Super-fast free wi-fi throughout                       any course (you only pay the exam board
                                                                                                                                                                                       exam fee to sit the exam)
                                                                                                                                Free printing from any of our computers

                                                                                                                                Wheelchair accessible

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HOW TO CHOOSE

    A LANGUAGE SCHOOL
                                                                                                                     STUDENT
Here are some tips on how to choose
the best language school for you.
                                                                                                                     WELFARE

        Check on a map to find out exactly                                                                           Our dedicated student welfare officers are here     We make sure that everyone is treated
		      where the school is, to make sure it                                                                         to help if you have any personal or emotional       equally and the school is a friendly and open
		      matches your expectations                                                                                    problems during your stay, or if you just need      environment. We have policies to ensure
                                                                                                                     someone to talk to.                                 this is the case. We also train all our staff in
		      Our address is International House London,
                                                                                                                                                                         safeguarding awareness and child protection.
		      16 Stukeley Street, Covent Garden, London
                                                                                                                     They can give support and confidential advice
		      WC2B 5LQ, so you can look us up
                                                                                                                     for a range of welfare issues.                      The school building is fully equipped for
                                                                                                                                                                         disability access. Please let us know of any
                                                                                                                                                                         requirements when booking your course, so we
        Check you can see pictures of the
                                                                                                                                                                         can make any necessary arrangements.
		      school you will be learning in

		      You will find lots of pictures of our school in this
		      brochure and on our website: if you’d like to see
		      more, then just let us know

        Check that the school has been inspected
		      by the British Council and check the results

		      The latest British Council inspections make us
		      the number one school in central London.
		      You can view our British Council reports on
		      our website

        See how long the school has been
        teaching for. This is a good indicator
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		      of expertise and also of the security                                    The class programme is
		      of your booking
                                                                                  adjusted to fit my level.
		      We have been teaching for over 65 years
                                                                                   The teachers are very             TA K E T H E
        Check the qualifications of the
                                                                                   good. If I come back to
		      teachers at the school                                                   England, I want to come
                                                                                                                     VIRTUAL TOUR

        All our teachers are CELTA-qualified,
        many are Delta-qualified. Both teaching
                                                                                back to this school again.
		      qualifications represent excellence in
                                                                                Jung, Korea, General English
		      teaching and are assessed by the University                                                                  All you need is a smartphone. Simply download       If you’d like a pair of (free) IH London VR goggles,
		      of Cambridge                                                                                                 the app ‘VR Direct’ on your phone, put in the       please contact marketing@ihlondon.com. They
                                                                                                                     code ‘gl4ilp’ and voila! A tour of IH London from   aren’t essential to view the tour, but they enhance
                                                                                                                     anywhere in the world.                              the experience.

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*Data is for 2018 as our 2020 brochures are produced in the middle of 2019.
                                                                                                                                   FRENCH 2%

                                                                                                                                                         SPANISH 4%

                                                                                                                                                                      RUSSIAN 5%

                                                                                                                                                                                   TURKISH 5%

                                                                                                                                                                                                               JAPANESE 6%

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  KOREAN 8%

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            CHINESE 15%

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          A MIX OF OVER 80 OTHER NATIONALITIES 25%
                                                                                                                                                                                                BRAZILIAN 6%

                                                                                                                                                                                                                               SAUDI ARABIAN 8%

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              ITALIAN 13%
                                                                                                                                               THAI 3%
     STEPS TO

     SUCCESS
International House London is an
educational trust and we continue
the aims of our founders: to promote
intercultural understanding and
teaching standards within education.

Profits are reinvested to improve the
learning experience.

WE TAKE YOUR DREAMS SERIOUSLY                                             WE KEEP YOU INFORMED                                   OUR SENIOR ACADEMIC TEAM                                                                    WE LISTEN TO YOU

We have steps to success that we follow to ensure you                     You will be given clear and accurate information       Our teachers are backed by skilled educational                                              You will be encouraged to give us feedback so we can
receive the best teaching at IH London.                                   about all aspects of your course, examination and      managers to help you have the best possible                                                 continue to improve your experience while you are
                                                                          other services.                                        experience at IH London.                                                                    still studying with us.

OUR COURSES
                                                                          OUR TEACHERS                                           FEEDBACK AND IMPROVEMENT                                                                    OUR DIVERSITY
We will help you learn and progress by designing
well-structured courses and providing educational                         You will be taught by CELTA-qualified teachers, with   Your learning will be regularly assessed during                                             Diversity is celebrated at International House London
support services.                                                         many also advanced Delta-qualified. More than          your course to help you progress. You will have                                             and we treat everybody fairly and equally. Last year,
                                                                          80% of our teachers are also teacher trainers. Our     opportunities to discuss how to improve.                                                    we welcomed students from 150 countries on our
                                                                          teaching experts speak at world-famous teaching                                                                                                    adult courses.
YOU ARE AN INDIVIDUAL                                                     events, such as IATEFL.

Before enrolling we will listen to your needs and give
you guidance on choosing the right course.

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                                                                                                                                                                                        It was an amazing time, which
     COURSES                                                                                                                                                                        I’ll never forget. The teachers are
                                                                                                                                                                                         great and so were the lessons.
                                                                                                                                                                                      Felix, Switzerland, General English

 GENERAL                                                                                                                                                                                 CAMBRIDGE
 ENGLISH                                                                                                                                                                                 B2 FIRST

 A great all-round course, for all levels. Improve                                                                                                                                       Prepare for the Cambridge English First exam.
 your English speaking, writing, reading and                                                                                                                                             Show you have the language skills to communicate
 listening skills.                                                                                                                                                                       confidently in an English-speaking environment.

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 GENERAL ENGLISH                                                           ENGLISH WITH                                        ONE-TO-ONE                                                CAMBRIDGE
 PLUS LANGUAGECERT                                                         WORK EXPERIENCE                                                                                               C1 ADVANCED

 Boost your English speaking skills and prepare                            A Business English course with work experience      A course and a teacher dedicated entirely to you          Prove your advanced skills with this Cambridge
 for the LanguageCert Speaking exam, an                                    in our offices in London.                           and your goals. Study at IH London or online.             step. A high-level English qualification to prepare
 internationally recognised qualification.                                                                                                                                               you for university or professional life.

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 ACADEMIC                                                                  ENGLISH                                             IELTS                                                     CAMBRIDGE
 SKILLS                                                                    FOR FAMILIES                                        PREPARATION                                               C2 PROFICIENCY

 Improve your academic language and                                        Learn English and explore London together as        Achieve the IELTS score you need to achieve your          Prepare for the highest Cambridge English exam.
 gain confidence in the skills you’ll need in                              a family. Classes arranged for all levels within    next career goal, study at an English-speaking            This qualification shows the world you have
 an English-speaking academic environment.                                 the family.                                         university, or travel.                                    mastered English to an exceptional level.

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 LONDON                                                                    HOME AND                                            IELTS                                                     CAMBRIDGE
 EXPERIENCE                                                                SCHOOL                                              TEST TECHNIQUE                                            INTENSIVE

 A fun way to improve your English, while exploring                        Classes at school in the morning and one-to-one     An intensive one week course to prepare for IELTS.        Spend your summer in London on an intensive
 one of the most famous cities in the world.                               afternoon sessions with your personal host tutor:   Designed for students who have the English skills         course to prepare you for the Cambridge B2 First
                                                                           the best of both learning experiences.              and want to focus on technique.                           or Cambridge C1 Advanced exam.

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C H A R T YO U R

     PROGRESS

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       Before your course starts, you                                           On arrival day, you will have a one-
       take the online level placement                                          to-one interview with a teacher
       test: testmylevel.com                                                    to further assess and clarify your
                                                                                English level. You’ll also be given
                                                                                course materials to help guide you
                                                                                through your learning.

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       During your course, teachers                                             You can also meet with academic           Every four weeks you will have       You will receive a certificate at
       continually assess your                                                  managers in student hour to talk about:   a one-to-one progress tutorial       the end of your course, which
       progress and suggest areas                                                                                         with your teacher. You will talk     confirms the English level you
       for improvement. Every week                                              > Your progress                           about your achievements, your        have reached.
       your teacher will design a range                                                                                   strengths and weaknesses and
                                                                                > Your learning goals
       of clear learning outcomes,                                                                                        how to progress to the next level.
       linked to the Common European                                            > Your study plan and course options
       Framework Reference for
       languages (CEFR) (see page 14)                                           > How to apply for jobs or university

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HOW TO CHOOSE

          A LANGUAGE COURSE
English is the most widely spoken
language in the world. Learning and
improving your English will open up
career and life opportunities.
We’ve put together a guide to help you choose a course.
If you’d like any help choosing, contact our friendly team
who can advise on the best course for you (see page 18).

        WHICH ENGLISH

        LE VE L A R E YO U?

All of our courses will improve your English and our teachers
will tailor the course for your level. It’s a good idea to know
which level you are now to help you choose the right course
for you.

In order to help you assess your level, we have a free English
level test on our website to help you find out: testmylevel.com

ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEVELS EXPLAINED

All of our courses follow the Common European Framework
Reference for Languages (CEFR). Every course page lists
the level the course is suitable for and many of our courses
are available for all levels (you will be placed in a class with
people of a similar level to you).

                                                                                               BASIC                                          INDEPENDENT                                    PROFICIENT

                          Common European Framework
     LANGUAGE LEVELS

                             of Reference (CEFR)                                      A1        A2              A2+               B1               B2                B2+             C1                        C2
                                                                                  Beginner   Elementary   Pre-Intermediate   Intermediate   Upper intermediate   Pre-Advanced     Advanced                Advanced Plus

                                                                                                                                              Cambridge B2                       Cambridge C1          Cambridge C2
                                 Cambridge English
                                                                                                                                               First (FCE)                      Advanced (CAE)        Proficiency (CPE)

                                          IELTS                                                                                  4.5               5.5                6               7                        8+

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W H AT WO U L D YO U L I K E TO AC H I E V E                                                       HOW MUCH TIME ARE YOU ABLE TO
                                                                                                        SPEND ON A COURSE IN THE UK?

     AT T H E E N D O F YO U R CO U R S E?                                                              Think about how many weeks you would like to
                                                                                                        spend in London, learning and exploring the UK. You
                                                                                                                                                              You’ll find the length of the course and start dates
                                                                                                                                                              listed on every course page. You can also combine
                                                                                                        are very welcome to stay as long as you want.         any of our courses for your stay too.

Thinking about what you would like to happen as a                                                       Our General English courses have start dates
result of your course can help guide you towards the                                                    every Monday, and you choose the number of
right course for you.                                                                                   weeks you would like. Other courses have a set
                                                                                                        number of weeks that you can choose from, for
                                                                                                        example: London Experience is 1-4 weeks and IELTS
                                                                                                        preparation is a choice of 4 or 8 weeks.

                                         YO U R O B J E C T I V E                                       YO U R C O U R S E

                                         I’d like a qualification to prove my English skills            You’ll need an IELTS or Cambridge Exams preparation course. Pages 36 and 40
                                         for my career, study at university and travel.                 will explain more about the benefits of each type of exam and the levels available.

                                         I want an intensive course to help me boost my                 You would benefit from a One-to-One course (page 34) or
                                         English skills in a short time.                                a Home and School course (page 32).

                                         I’d just like to improve my English skills, have fun,          You’ll love our General English courses (page 20) or
                                         and see London.                                                the London Experience course (page 26).

                                         I’d like to learn and experience London with my
                                                                                                        Our English for Families (page 30) is the perfect one for you!
                                         whole family.

                                         I’d like to develop the language, thinking and study skills
                                                                                                        You’ll benefit most from our Academic skills course (page 24).
                                         that will help me study in English at university or college.

                                         I’m an experienced professional and I want to improve my       Our courses at The Executive Centre will be great for you.
                                         English for my career in a really focused way.                 Enquire for a brochure or visit our website.

                                         I’d like to learn business English and gain practical work
                                                                                                        Our English with Work Experience course is just what you need (page 28)
                                         experience in England.

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AFTERNOON FOCUS CLASSES
       GENERAL                                                                                                                           English lessons for General English are conducted in the morning and then there are afternoon focus classes, so
                                                                                                                                         students can focus on specific areas and fast-track their learning. The focus classes are offered at three different
                                                                                                                                         levels: low, middle and high.
       ENGLISH
                                                                                                                                         General English 15 afternoon-only          General English 20                      General English 25

A great all-round course, for all levels.
                                                                                                                                           ›› Choose from any of the General
                                                                                                                                                                                    Focus classes can include:              Focus classes can include:
                                                                                                                                              English 20 or 25 focus classes.
Improve your English speaking, writing,                                                                                                                                               ›› Speaking and Grammar                 ›› Business English

reading and listening skills.
                                                                                                                                                                                      ›› Speaking and Writing                 ›› Everyday English
                                                                                                                                                                                      ›› Speaking and Vocabulary              ›› English for Exams
                                                                                                                                                                                      ›› Speaking and Listening               ›› Research and Debate
                                                                                                                                                                                      ›› Speaking and Reading                 ›› Communication and Media

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?                                                     LEARNING OUTCOMES
                                                                                                                                         PROGRESS TO
Students of all levels who want to improve their
English. You will be placed in a class with people of a
                                                                            You will be able to:
                                                                                                                                           ›› Another General English course at the next level
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         quote-right
similar language level as you. You can choose from
                                                                                     Communicate more fluently                             ›› An Academic Skills course (page 24)                                      It’s my first time in
15, 20 or 25 lessons per week.
                                                                                     Improve your accuracy
                                                                                                                                           ›› Prepare for the LanguageCert speaking exam                            London and I’m happy
                                                                                                                                              (page 22)
                                                                                     Use strategies and techniques to develop
                                                                                                                                           ›› Prepare for a Cambridge English exam (page 40)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        I get the chance to
                                                                            		       all four skills – listening, reading, writing and
COURSE SUMMARY                                                              		       speaking (including pronunciation)                    ›› Prepare for IELTS (page 36)                                          study at IH London. The
Language level:                 A2 (basic elementary level)
                                and above
                                                                                     Feel more confident in English-speaking                                                                                       teachers work hard and
                                                                            		       environments and interacting with other
                                You will be placed in a class
                                with people of a similar                    		       English speakers.                                                                                                            are well-prepared for the
Course length:
                                language level as you.
                                Choose your course length,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  lessons. I hope I can take
                                minimum 1 week
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         another course in
Maximum class size:             14                                          COURSE CONTENT
Age:                            16 and above                                                                                                                                                                                     the future.
Classroom lessons per week: Choose from 15, 20 or 25
                                                                              ›› Teachers adapt the course for the needs and level of
Lesson times:                 Monday to Friday
                                                                                 each class.                                                                                                                                   Pan-Yuan, Taiwan,
General English 15 Morning: 09.00 – 12.00
General English 15 Afternoon: 12.15 - 13.10 and 13.15 - 15.15
                                                                              ›› Regular individual tutorials with your teacher help                                                                                             General English
                                                                                 you to achieve your learning goals.
General English 20:           09.00 – 12.00 and
                              12.15 – 13.10                                   ›› Working with other students develops your
General English 25:           09.00 – 12.00 and                                  communication skills through class discussions and
                              13.15 – 15.15
                                                                                 project work.
Start dates:                    Every Monday*
                                *except public bank holidays                  ›› Develop your grammar and vocabulary.
                                                                              ›› Use a wide range of motivating materials including
                                                                                 digital resources and course books.                                                                                                   Course
                                                                              ›› Learn outside the classroom too, with our social                                                                                    timetables
                                                                                 programme and English conversation club.                                                                                           available on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    our website

                                                                                                                                                                                                                ihlondon.com/general-english

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GENERAL ENGLISH                                                                                    NEW                     COURSE CONTENT                                            PROGRESS TO
                                                                                                           for                                                                              ›› The next LanguageCert English level

       PLUS LANGUAGECERT                                                                                  2020                    The LanguageCert Speaking exam is designed to test
                                                                                                                                  the use of English in real-life situations. During the
                                                                                                                                  course you will use and practise a variety of tasks to
                                                                                                                                                                                            ›› General English course to further develop your skills
                                                                                                                                                                                               (page 20)
                                                                                                                                                                                            ›› An Academic Skills course (page 24)
                                                                                                                                  be successful in the exam. There will be an emphasis
Boost your English speaking skills and                                                                                            on discussions and role plays, with lots of practice in   ›› Prepare for a Cambridge English exam (page 40)
                                                                                                                                  the English topics tested for your level.
prepare for the LanguageCert Speaking                                                                                                                                                       ›› Prepare for IELTS (page 36)

exam, an internationally recognised                                                                                               Conversation topics can include: socialising, science,
                                                                                                                                  arts, beliefs, travel, and entertainment.
qualification.
                                                                                                                                  The course will vary depending on your English level.
                                                                                                                                  For example, B1 learners (intermediate) will focus on
                                                                                                                                  how to:

                                                                                                                                    ›› communicate personal information
WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?                                                     LEARNING OUTCOMES
                                                                                                                                    ›› express opinions and ideas
Students of all levels who want to improve their                            Take this course to:                                    ›› communicate appropriately in social situations
spoken English and gain the LanguageCert
                                                                                                                                    ›› communicate in real-life situations using a
qualification to prove their level. This afternoon
                                                                                     Feel more confident in English-speaking           range of functional language
course can also be combined with any of our morning
                                                                            		       environments and interacting with other        ›› exchange information and opinions
courses. General English 15 Morning works well with
                                                                            		       English speakers
this course.                                                                                                                        ›› co-operate to reach agreement/decision
                                                                                     Communicate more fluently
                                                                                                                                    ›› present a topic
                                                                                     Speak about a variety of topics in English     ›› narrate, describe, communicate ideas and

COURSE SUMMARY                                                                       Be prepared for the LanguageCert                  express opinions.
                                                                            		       Speaking Exam
Language level:                A2 to C1 (basic elementary
                               to advanced)                                          Gain an internationally recognised exam.
                               You will be placed in a class
                               with people of a similar
                               language level as you.
Course length:                 Choose your course length,
                               minimum 2 weeks
Maximum class size:            14
Age:                           16 and above
Classroom lessons per week: 5 (minimum of 2 weeks)
                            (Lessons are 55 minutes)
Lesson times:                  Monday to Friday
                               12.15-13.10
Start dates:                   06 and 20 January,
                               03 and 17 February,
                               02, 16 and 30 March,
                               27 April, 11 and 25 May,
                               08 and 22 June,
                               06 and 20 July,
                               03 and 17 August,
                               14 and 28 September,
                               12 and 26 October,
                               09 and 23 November,
                               07 December 2020

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ACADEMIC

       SKILLS
Improve your academic language and gain                                                                                                                                                               Course
                                                                                                                                                                                                    timetables
confidence in the skills you’ll need in an                                                                                                                                                         available on
English-speaking academic environment.                                                                                                                                                             our website

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?                                                    LEARNING OUTCOMES                                        COURSE CONTENT                                                     PROGRESS TO
Students who want to learn and prepare for the                             Take this course to:                                                                                                          ›› Higher education in English
                                                                                                                                    The course is designed to inspire and prepare you
language and academic culture of college or                                                                                                                                                              ›› General English course to further
                                                                                    Understand the academic demands and             for higher education. There is a clear focus on
university in the UK. This course can be booked                                                                                                                                                             develop your skills (page 20)
                                                                           		       expectations of university and college          academic writing and the teachers will cover a wide
separately or combined with any General English
                                                                           		       courses in English                              range of topics to help you research, take notes and                 ›› Prepare for IELTS (page 36)
afternoon course.
                                                                                                                                    develop your academic English. You will also explore
                                                                                    Use a range of key vocabulary and
                                                                                                                                    university culture and expectations in the UK and
                                                                           		       language for an academic context
                                                                                                                                    develop your critical thinking skills.
                                                                                    Write extended essays and assignments
COURSE SUMMARY                                                             		       based on research and reading                   The course content will change depending on the
Language level:                B2 (upper intermediate)                                                                              needs of the group, but you can expect to:
                                                                                    Think critically and express your opinions in
                               and above
                                                                           		       both written and spoken English.                  ›› Discuss and debate a wide range of topics to
Course length:                 4 weeks
                                                                                                                                         improve your fluency and accuracy
Maximum class size:            12
Age:                           16 and above                                                                                           ›› Listen to talks and lectures and explore strategies for
Classroom lessons per week: 15
                                                                                                                                         note-taking
                            (Lessons are 55 minutes)                                                                                  ›› Read a wide range of academic texts such as
Lesson times:                  Monday to Friday                                                                                          articles, essays and reports
                               09.00 – 12.00
Start dates:                   06 January, 03 February,
                                                                                                                                      ›› Expand and explore your knowledge of
                               02 March, 30 March,                                                                                       academic vocabulary
                               27 April, 01 June, 06 July,
                                                                                                                                      ›› Be given tailored feedback on your academic                     ihlondon.com/academic-skills
                               03 August, 01 September,
                               28 September, 26 October,                                                                                 written English.
                               23 November 2020

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LONDON                                                                                                                    COURSE CONTENT                                                                   PROGRESS TO
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     ›› General English course to further
                                                                                                                                 The course is task and topic based. Lessons take                                       develop your skills (page 20)
       EXPERIENCE                                                                                                                place inside and outside of the classroom in a variety                             ›› Live with a tutor on the Home and
                                                                                                                                 of interesting venues across the city, depending on                                   School course (page 32)
                                                                                                                                 the weather.
A fun way to improve your English, while                                                                                                                                                                            ›› One-to-One lessons (page 34)
                                                                                                                                 Each day will focus on a specific topic, for example:
exploring one of the most famous cities in
                                                                                                                                    ›› London’s museums: learn about this great tradition
the world.                                                                                                                             and their history
                                                                                                                                    ›› London’s markets: visit one of London’s famous
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             quote-right
                                                                                                                                       markets and learn about English culinary traditions                             Lessons are very focused
                                                                                                                                    ›› London’s history: learn about and visit the many
                                                                                                                                       historical landmarks across the capital
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           and funny at the same
                                                                                                                                    ›› London’s parks: explore nature in the middle                                     time, very professional. I
WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?                                                      LEARNING OUTCOMES                                         of the capital and learn about the culture of
                                                                                                                                       English gardens.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        also really appreciate the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      location in Covent Garden,
People who want to improve their English, learn                              You will be able to:
about London and experience British culture. This
afternoon course can also be combined with any of                                     Find your way around London like a local
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         in the centre of London.
our morning courses.                                                                  Understand and engage in British customs
                                                                             		       and traditions                                                                                                                                  Marie-Caroline, France,
                                                                                Use the language you have learned during                                                                                                                     General English
                                                                             		 the structured lessons while exploring
COURSE SUMMARY                                                               		London
Language level:                 B1 (intermediate) and above
                                                                                      Communicate with locals in a variety
                                You will be placed in a class
                                with people of a similar                     		       of contexts in real-life situations.
                                language level as you.
Course length:                  Choose from 1 to 4 weeks
Maximum class size:             14
Age:                            18 and above
                                                                                                                                                                                    SA MPLE TIMETABLE                                                               FRIDAY
Classroom lessons per week: 15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 THURSDAY
                            (Lessons are 55 minutes)
                                                                                                                                                                    TUESDAY                      WEDNESDAY
Lesson times:                   Monday to Friday                                                                                    MONDAY                                                        13:15 - 16:15                                                   FO OD, MA RK ET
                                13.15-16.15                                                                                                                                                                         H                   HO ME
                                                                                                                                                                                                 LO ND ON TH RO UG                                                  & PU B LIFE
                                                                                                                                                       S&                TH E                                       M                    LIFE
Start dates:                    Every Monday in January,
                                                                                                                                 LO ND ON MU SE UM                                               LITER ATUR E & FIL
                                                                                                                                                                     ROYA L FA MI LY
                                June, July and August (except                                                                          HIS TO RY
                                UK public holidays)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       &
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          &      BO RO UG H MA RK ET
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     D           GE FFRY E MU SE UM                              E PU  BS
                                                                                                                                                                                          CE      BA KE R STRE ET AN                                 DIT  CH    LO ND ON BR IDG
                                                                                                                                                                  BU CK ING HA M PA LA                         HIL L            HOXT  ON   /S HO  RE
                                                                                                                                          BR ITI SH                                                  NOTTING                                                     Debate: which countr
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        y
                                                                                                                                                                      & GR EE N PA RK                                               Listening: British
                                                                                                                                         MU SE UM                                                Research and prepa
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         re                                         has the best food
                                                                                                                                                                                          ow                                       people describing
                                                                                                                                                                  How much do you kn                                     o                                                            ets
                                                                                                                                  Reading and discussi
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         tradit ion
                                                                                                                                                           free
                                                                                                                                  should museums be
                                                                                                                                          and why?

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ENGLISH WITH                                                                                       NEW                        COURSE CONTENT                                           SAMPLE
                                                                                                           for
       WORK EXPERIENCE                                                                                    2020                       Learn English in class, and practise your skills on a
                                                                                                                                     work experience placement with IH London. You will
                                                                                                                                     work in HR, Sales & Marketing, Modern Languages,
                                                                                                                                                                                              TOPICS
                                                                                                                                     Student Services or Finance.
An English course to boost your career, with                                                                                                                                                 HUMAN RESOURCES
                                                                                                                                     This course is an ideal introduction to the language
work experience in our offices in London.                                                                                            and culture of working in the United Kingdom.            ›› Writing a successful CV
                                                                                                                                     Language classes will focus on spoken and written
                                                                                                                                                                                              ›› Preparing for job interviews -
                                                                                                                                     communication for professional contexts.
                                                                                                                                                                                                 questions to ask and questions
                                                                                                                                                                                                 to answer
                                                                                                                                     The English lessons are combined with work
                                                                                                                                     experience: you will be assigned to a department         ›› Conducting interviews
                                                                                                                                     within the school and will be in charge of a project.

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?                                                     LEARNING OUTCOMES                                        Your final task will be to prepare and present your     MARKETING
                                                                                                                                     project results to the department
This course is designed for undergraduates or very                          Take this course to:                                                                                              ›› Social media platforms and
young professionals to gain professional experience                                                                                                                                              types of campaigns
while improving their English skills.                                                                                                                                                         ›› Language style for different
                                                                                     Communicate more fluently in a professional
                                                                            		       and academic context
                                                                                                                                     PROGRESS TO                                                 marketing campaigns
                                                                                                                                                                                              ›› Creating marketing templates
                                                                                     Improve your accuracy when writing a CV or        ›› Higher education in English
                                                                                                                                                                                                 for print and online
COURSE SUMMARY                                                              		       a power point presentation                        ›› A new career

Language level:                B1 (intermediate) and above                           Use strategies and techniques to develop all      ›› Prepare for IELTS (page 36)
                               You will be placed in a class                		       four skills – listening, reading, writing and                                                           FINANCE
                               with people of a similar                     		       speaking (including pronunciation)
                               language level as you.                                                                                                                                         ›› Discussing figures and trends
Course length:                 2 or 4 weeks (2 week courses                          Feel more confident in English-speaking           ihlondon.com/english-work-experience                   ›› Analysing and discussing balance
                               are theory only with no work                 		       academic and professional environments
                               experience)                                                                                                                                                       sheets and profit & loss accounts
                                                                                     Use effective language to negotiate
Maximum class size:            6
                                                                            		       objectives and outcomes when working as
Age:                           16 and above
                                                                            		       part of a team                                                                                          IT
Classroom lessons per week: 25 lessons per week in weeks
                            1 and 2. Weeks 3 and 4 are
                            work experience (or                                                                                                                                               ›› Computer and technology
                            research for students who
                                                                                                                                                                                                 related vocabulary
                            are not allowed to work in
                            the UK)
                            (Lessons are 55 minutes)
Lesson times:
                                                                                                                                                                                             SKILLS FOR WORK
Weeks 1 and 2:                 Monday to Friday
                               09.30-12.30 and 13.30-15.30                                                                                                                                    ›› Preparing and delivering a
Weeks 3 and 4:                 Monday to Friday                                                                                                                                                  presentation in a professional
                               09.00-13.00 work                                                                                                                                                  environment
                               experience, plus academic
                               research and one hour                                                                                                                                          ›› Language and culture of
                               tutorial with the teacher in                                                                                                                                      negotiations
                               the afternoon
                                                                                                                                                                                              ›› Writing work emails
Start dates:                   06 July, 20 July, 03 August,
                               17 August 2020                                                                                                                                                 ›› Work meetings: organising,
                                                                                                                                                                                                 running and closing a meeting
                                                                                                                                                                                              ›› Managing a project effectively

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ENGLISH                                                                                           NEW                   COURSE CONTENT                                            PROGRESS TO
                                                                                                          for                                                                            ›› One-to-One online lessons when you return home

       FOR FA MILIES                                                                                     2020                  You can choose to learn in family lessons or learn
                                                                                                                               separately still within the same location.
                                                                                                                                                                                            (page 34)
                                                                                                                                                                                         ›› A course at one our Young Learner Centres for
                                                                                                                                                                                            children aged 8-17 (request a brochure)
                                                                                                                               Adults can choose any of our Learn English group or
Learn English and explore London                                                                                               one-to-one courses (all in this brochure) or any of our
                                                                                                                               Executive Centre courses, which are bespoke courses
together as a family.                                                                                                          for professionals held in our exclusive Executive
                                                                                                                               Centre (request an Executive Centre brochure or visit
                                                                                                                               our website).

                                                                                                                               Children are taught in the same location as their
                                                                                                                               parents, with their own tutor. These are usually one-
                                                                                                                               to-one lessons, but if siblings are the same level then
                                                                                                                               they can be taught together.
WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?                                                     LEARNING OUTCOMES
                                                                                                                               The whole family will develop their communication
Families who want to learn English and experience                           Take this course to:                               skills through activities such as role-play and class
British culture together. Family members can be at                                                                             discussions, and learn, review and practise new
different English language levels.                                                                                             language every day.
                                                                                     Learn with your whole family

                                                                                    Explore London and British culture         Whether you chose to study with your family or in
                                                                                                                               different groups, our lessons are fun, dynamic and
                                                                                     Communicate more fluently, accurately
COURSE SUMMARY                                                              		       and naturally
                                                                                                                               motivating, and will help the entire family achieve
                                                                                                                               their language learning goals together.
Language level:                A2 to C1 (basic elementary                      Develop all four skills – listening, reading,
                               level to advanced)
                                                                            		 writing and speaking (including
                               People within the family can
                               be at different levels.                      		pronunciation)
Course length:                 Choose your course length,                            Feel more confident in English-speaking
                               minimum 1 week
                                                                            		       environments and interacting with other
Maximum class size:            Varies with options chosen
                                                                            		       English speakers.
                               (no more than 14)
Age:                           Families with children
                               aged 5 and above
Classroom lessons per week: 15
                            (Lessons are 55 minutes)
Lesson times:                  Monday to Friday
                               Choose 09.00-12.00 or
                               13.15 - 16.15
Start dates:                   Every Monday (except UK
                               public holidays)

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HOME                                                                                                 NEW                      COURSE CONTENT                                              PROGRESS TO
                                                                                                             for                                                                                 ›› 30 minutes online video tuition with your InTuition

       AND SCHOOL                                                                                           2020                     You will have three morning lessons every day
                                                                                                                                     Monday to Friday (15 hours per week) at IH London.
                                                                                                                                     The class will have students at a similar English level
                                                                                                                                                                                                    tutor after you return home (included with your
                                                                                                                                                                                                    course)
                                                                                                                                                                                                 ›› One-to-One lessons (page 34)
                                                                                                                                     as you, and the teacher will have regular one-to-one
Classes at the school in the morning                                                                                                 feedback sessions with you to set learning targets.         ›› Prepare for a Cambridge English exam (page 40)

and one-to-one afternoon sessions with
                                                                                                                                                                                                 ›› Prepare for IELTS (page 36)
                                                                                                                                     During these classes you will:

your personal host tutor. The best of both                                                                                             ›› work with other students and engage in activities

learning experiences for fast learning.
                                                                                                                                          such as role-plays, pair work, and class discussions
                                                                                                                                       ›› learn, review and consolidate new language
                                                                                                                                          everyday
                                                                                                                                       ›› get regular homework to help you review and check
                                                                                                                                          your understanding of what you have learned in
WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?                                                     LEARNING OUTCOMES                                             class
                                                                                                                                       ›› Develop skills and techniques across all four
This course is for anyone who wants to rapidly                              Take this course to:
                                                                                                                                          language areas: reading, writing, speaking and
improve their English by staying with an experienced
                                                                                     Communicate more fluently                            listening
English tutor, while also attending group lessons and
social trips at the school.                                                          Improve your accuracy                           You will also have 10 lessons of one-to-one
                                                                                                                                     personalised English tuition with your host tutor.
                                                                                     Use strategies and techniques to develop all
                                                                                                                                     Your afternoon one-to-one classes will give you
                                                                            		       four skills – listening, reading, writing and
                                                                                                                                     the opportunity to further develop the English you
                                                                            		       speaking (including pronunciation)
COURSE SUMMARY                                                                                                                       learned that morning, to focus on topics of interest,
                                                                                     Feel more confident in English-speaking         or to give you extra help with topics you are
Language level:                A2 (basic elementary level)                  		       environments and interacting with other         struggling with.
                               and above
                                                                            		       English speakers
                               You will be placed in a class                                                                           ›› Additional speaking and listening practice
                               with people of a similar                              Develop the areas you need the most help in
                               language level as you                                                                                   ›› Help with homework and additional assignments
Course length:                 Choose your course length,                            Excel in topics of interest to you.
                                                                                                                                       ›› Extra support in the areas you need it most
                               minimum 2 weeks
Maximum class size:            14 for group class (one for
                                                                                                                                       ›› The chance to consolidate, review and revise at
                               private tuition)                                                                                           your own pace
Age:                           16 and above                                                                                            ›› Receive Student Progress Reports to help you
Classroom lessons per week: 25                                                                                                            focus your learning.
                            (15 class lessons and 10
                            lessons of one-to-one host
                            tuition)                                                                                                 The course includes 13 nights half-board
                            (Lessons are 55 minutes)                                                                                 accommodation (full-board at weekends)
Lesson times:
  Monday to Friday                                                                                                                   with a private, comfortable study bedroom.
  09.00-12.00 for group classes
		Private tuition with your host
  tutor to suit you
Start dates:                   Every Monday (except UK
                               public holidays)

                                                                                                                                                           Course
                                                                                                                                                         timetables
                                                                                                                                                        available on
                                                                                                                                                        our website

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O N E -T O - O N E

A course and a teacher dedicated
entirely to you. Visit IH London or
study online.

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?                                                     COURSE CONTENT
Students who want individual tuition to focus on their                      You will define your learning outcomes with your
specific goals and needs, at their own preferred                            teacher and they will create lessons based on your
pace. One-to-one lessons can be booked as a full                            learning goals.
course or added to other IH London courses.
                                                                            This course is perfect for complete beginners and
                                                                            advanced learners alike because everything is
                                                                            tailored for your needs.

COURSE SUMMARY                                                              One-to-one courses are intensive and based on
                                                                            exactly what you want and need to learn, so you
Language level:                A1 (absolute beginner)                       progress quickly.
                               and above
Course length:                 Choose your course length,                   Choose to study at IH London or have your one-to-
                               minimum 5 lessons                            one classes online and study from anywhere in
Age:                           16 and above                                 the world.
Classroom lessons per week: 5, 10, 15, 20, 25 or 30
                            (Lessons are 55 minutes)
Lesson times:                  Flexible
Start dates:                   Flexible
                                                                            PROGRESS TO
                                                                              ›› A new career
                                                                              ›› Higher education in English
LEARNING OUTCOMES                                                             ›› Prepare for a Cambridge English exam (page 40)
Take this course to:                                                          ›› Prepare for IELTS (page 36)

          Communicate more fluently

          Improve your accuracy

          Use strategies and techniques to develop
		        your English skills

          Develop the areas you need the most help in
                                                                                                                                                           quote-right
          Excel in topics of interest to you
                                                                                                                                       My one-to-one training
          Feel more confident in English-speaking 		                                                                               helped me to maintain and

          environments and interacting with other
          English speakers
                                                                                                                                  improve my understanding
          Receive one-to-one tuition to prepare for                                                                                and my level. I study online
		        exam courses
                                                                                                                                   and return to IH London at
                                                                                                                                            regular intervals.
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                                                                                                                                    Atanas, Bulgaria, One-to-one
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PR E PA R E FO R YO U R

     B E S T I E LT S S C O R E
IELTS, the International English
Language Testing System, is your
key to travel, study and work in
English-speaking countries.

            IELTS is accepted by more than 10,000                      IELTS AT A GLANCE
            organisations worldwide, including higher
            education institutions, professional associations,
                                                                          ›› IELTS is the world’s leading language test.                                         quote-right
            and private employers.                                        ›› The test evaluates ability in four language skills:     I had an amazing advanced
                                                                             listening, reading, writing and speaking.
IH London is Europe’s largest IELTS test centre and                       ›› IELTS uses a 9–band score system on a scale from 1
                                                                                                                                           language course here.
many of our IELTS teachers are also IELTS examiners.                         (non-user of English) to 9 (expert user of English).        The classes are fun and
                                                                                                                                       interesting. You can learn
                                                                          ›› IELTS is recognised by authorities and government
Taking your end of course test could not be easier as you
                                                                             departments.
can book and sit your IELTS exam at IH London, with test
dates every weekend.                                                      ›› IELTS Academic has 100% recognition from universities       English and experience
                                                                             in the UK.
                                                                                                                                               different cultures.
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I E LT S A C A D E M I C                                                                                     Run at                         I E LT S
                                                                                                                  two levels:
                                                                                                                intermediate
       T E S T P R E PA R AT I O N                                                                             and advanced                        TEST TECHNIQUE
                                                                                                                     level
Gain the IELTS score you need to achieve                                                                                                    An intensive one week course
your next career goal, study at an                                                                                                          to prepare for the IELTS exam.
English-speaking university, or travel.

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?                                                         COURSE CONTENT                                              WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?                                          COURSE CONTENT
This course is for learners who want to get their best                          During the course you will:                                 Students who will take the IELTS exam soon and want              The focus is on developing techniques and strategies
IELTS score by improving their English across all four                                                                                      a short course to boost their skills and technique to            to help you achieve your required band score at the
                                                                                  ›› Cover all parts of the exam and be given strategies,
skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) and                                                                                       achieve their best score.                                        IELTS exam.
                                                                                     techniques and advice on how to achieve the score
learning techniques for the IELTS Academic Test.
                                                                                     you need                                                                                                                Over the course of the week you will:
                                                                                  ›› Complete a full practice test under exam conditions                                                                       ›› look methodically at each part of the IELTS test:
                                                                                     and get individual feedback from your teacher
                                                                                                                                            COURSE SUMMARY                                                        listening, reading, speaking and writing

COURSE SUMMARY                                                                    ›› Study each part of the exam and have regular tests
                                                                                                                                            Language level:             B2 (upper intermediate
                                                                                                                                                                                                               ›› have access to past papers and other learning
                                                                                     to see your progress                                                                                                         materials
Language level:                    B1 (intermediate level)                                                                                                              level) and above
                                   and above                                      ›› Practise speaking using a wide range of language       Course length:              1 week                                 ›› gain advice on what examiners look for in each
Course length:                     Choose 4 or 8 weeks                               used in the exam                                       Maximum class size:         12                                        section of the exam
Maximum class size:                12                                             ›› Develop your writing skills and learn how to analyse   Age:                        16 and above                           ›› complete a full mock (practice) exam under exam
Age:                               16 and above                                      data and texts to help you write more accurately       Classroom lessons per week: 25                                        conditions
Classroom lessons per week: Choose from 15 or 20                                                                                                                        (Lessons are 55 minutes)
                                                                                  ›› Listen to different talks, lectures, programmes and                                                                       ›› receive individual feedback from the trainers on your
                            (Lessons are 55 minutes)                                                                                        Lesson times:               Monday to Friday
                                                                                     conversations                                                                      09.00 – 12.00 and                         weaknesses and how to improve them.
Lesson times:                      Monday to Friday
IELTS 15:                          13.15 – 16.15                                  ›› Read a wide range of academic and exam style texts                                 13.15 – 15.15

IELTS 20:                          12.15 – 13.10 and 13.15 – 16.15                   such as reports and academic articles                  Start dates:                13 and 27 January, 10 and 24
                                                                                                                                                                        February, 09, 23 and 30
Start dates:                       06 January, 03 February,                       ›› Increase your grammar and vocabulary range to
                                   02 March, 30 March, 27 April,                     help you improve your score.
                                                                                                                                                                        March, 20 and 27 April, 11 and
                                                                                                                                                                                                             PROGRESS TO
                                                                                                                                                                        18 May, 01, 08, 15, 22 and 29
                                   01 June, 06 July, 03 August,
                                                                                                                                                                         June, 06, 13, 20 and 27 July, 03,     ›› A new career
                                   01 September, 28 September,
                                                                                                                                                                        10, 17 and 24 August, 07 and
                                   26 October, 23 November 2020                                                                                                                                                ›› Higher education in English
                                                                                                                                                                        21 September, 05 and 19

                                                                                PROGRESS TO                                                                             October, 02, 16 and 30
                                                                                                                                                                        November, 07 December 2020
                                                                                                                                                                                                               ›› The next IELTS level
                                                                                                                                                                                                               ›› One-to-One lessons (page 34)
                                                                                  ›› A new career
LEARNING OUTCOMES
                                                                                  ›› Higher education in English
Take this course to:
                                                                                  ›› The next IELTS level                                   LEARNING OUTCOMES
              Understand the IELTS Academic exam                                  ›› One-to-One lessons (page 34)                                                                                                                 We also run IELTS
                                                                                                                                            Take this course to:
              Feel more confident when you take the exam                                                                                                                                                                         preparation evening
              Use a range of academic language and
                                                                                                                                                      Understand the IELTS Academic exam                                           courses. See our
		            communicate more fluently                                                                                                               Feel more confident when you take the exam                                  website or enquire
              Use strategies and techniques to help                                                                                                   Use strategies and techniques to help                                          for details.
		            improve all four skills – listening, reading,                                                                                 		        improve your IELTS score in all four skills –
		            writing, speaking                                                                                                             		        listening, reading, writing, speaking

              Think critically and express your opinions in                                                                                           Improve your IELTS score in one week.
		            both written and spoken English.                                    ihlondon.com/ieltsacademic                                                                                                   ihlondon.com/ielts-technique

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PREPARE TO PASS                                                                                                                                                                           quote-right
                                                                                                               My teacher is professional and inspiring, and
     YO U R C A M B R I D G E E X A M                                                                         helped me prepare for and pass my Cambridge
                                                                                                                     Advanced exam with great results. His
The Cambridge English qualifications are                                                                         lessons were engaging and well-structured
part of the University of Cambridge. The                                                                       and showed his attention in planning using a
exams are all internationally recognised                                                                        variety of materials and activities. He shows
and the qualification lasts forever.                                                                               a great passion for teaching his language
Cambridge examinations are accepted by thousands of                                                             and his culture and he goes the extra mile to
businesses and educational institutions throughout the world.
                                                                                                                    ensure his students experience success.
                                                                                                                          Carla, Italian, Cambridge Advanced preparation

                                                                                  CAMBRIDGE EXAMS AT A GLANCE
                                                                                   ›› Cambridge English qualifications are based on          ›› Cambridge English is part of the University
                                                                                      research into effective teaching and learning.            of Cambridge.
                                                                                   ›› Each exam focuses on a level of the Common             ›› The qualifications don’t expire, so you will have
                                                                                      European Framework of Reference (see page 14),            them forever.
                                                                                      helping learners to improve their speaking, writing,   ›› The qualifications are accepted and trusted by
                                                                                      reading and listening skills step by step.                thousands of leading higher education institutions,
                                                                                   ›› There is a clear route for progression through the        employers and governments worldwide.
                                                                                      Cambridge English exam levels.
                                                                                   ›› Cambridge English qualifications are internationally
                                                                                      respected in-depth exams.

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CAMBRIDGE                                                                                                                                CAMBRIDGE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Course
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               timetables
       B2 FIRST                                                                                                                                 C1 ADVANCED                                                                   available on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              our website

Prepare for the                                                                                                                          Prove your advanced skills with
Cambridge English First exam.                                                                                                            the next Cambridge qualification.

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?                                                     COURSE CONTENT                                               WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?                                       COURSE CONTENT
This qualification shows you have the language skills                       You will:                                                    This qualification is proof of high-level achievement         You will:
needed to communicate confidently in an English-                              ›› Be given the exam techniques and test-taking            in English and the ideal qualification to prepare you           ›› Be given the exam techniques and test-taking
speaking environment.                                                            strategies that you need to pass the exam               for university or professional life.                               strategies that you need to pass the exam
                                                                              ›› Have a full practice exam during the course and                                                                         ›› Have a full practice exam during the course and
                                                                                 receive feedback and advice from your teacher                                                                              receive feedback and advice from your teacher

COURSE SUMMARY                                                                ›› Discuss a wide range of topics to improve your          COURSE SUMMARY                                                  ›› Discuss and debate a wide range of topics to
                                                                                 fluency and accuracy                                                                                                       improve your fluency and accuracy
Language level:                B2 (upper intermediate level)                                                                             Language level:             C1 (advanced level)
                                                                              ›› Focus on different aspects of writing to develop your                                                                   ›› Write about various topics with appropriate style
Course length:                 10 weeks                                                                                                  Course length:              10 weeks
                                                                                 ability to write in different styles                                                                                       and language
Maximum class size:            12                                                                                                        Maximum class size:         12
Age:                           16 and above                                   ›› Listen and understand the main ideas on a wide          Age:                        16 and above                        ›› Follow complex listening that involves multiple
Classroom lessons per week: Choose from 15 or 20                                 variety of topics                                       Classroom lessons per week: Choose from 15 or 20                   speakers
                            (Lessons are 55 minutes)                                                                                                                 (Lessons are 55 minutes)
                                                                              ›› Read a range of texts, including news items, reports                                                                    ›› Develop your key skills by reading a variety of
Lesson times:                  Monday to Friday                                  and articles                                            Lesson times:               Monday to Friday                       challenging texts
Cambridge 15:                  13.15 – 16.15                                                                                             Cambridge 15:               13.15 – 16.15
                                                                              ›› Develop your range of language to help in each part     Cambridge 20:               12.15 - 13.10 and 13.15 - 16.15     ›› Extend your range of language to help in each part
Cambridge 20:                  12.15 - 13.10 and 13.15 - 16.15
                                                                                 of the exam.                                            Start dates:                06 January,
                                                                                                                                                                                                            of the exam.
Start dates:                   06 January,
                               30 March,                                                                                                                             30 March,
                               05 October 2020                                                                                                                       05 October 2020

                                                                            PROGRESS TO                                                                                                                PROGRESS TO
LEARNING OUTCOMES                                                             ›› A new career
                                                                                                                                         LEARNING OUTCOMES                                               ›› A new career
                                                                              ›› Higher education in English                                                                                             ›› Higher education in English
Take this course to:                                                                                                                     Take this course to:
                                                                              ›› Cambridge C1 Advanced                                                                                                   ›› Cambridge C2 Proficiency
   Communicate effectively face-to-face,                                                                                                           Express yourself with a high level of fluency
		 exchanging opinions and presenting                                                                                                    		        and accuracy
		arguments                                                                                                                                        Communicate effectively using a wide range
          Follow conversations and presentations on a                                                                                    		        of language
		        range of topics                                                                                                                  Follow complex group discussions and
          Write persuasive arguments                                                                                                     		presentations

          Write letters, reports and articles                                                                                                      Write in an engaging and persuasive style

          Be confident and prepared for the                                                                                                        Write letters, proposals, reports and reviews
		        Cambridge B2 exam.                                                                                                                       Be able to follow an academic course at
                                                                                                                                         		        university level

                                                                                                                                                   Be confident and prepared for the
                                                                              ihlondon.com/cambridgeb2                                   		        Cambridge C1 exam.                                    ihlondon.com/cambridgec1

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CAMBRIDGE                                                                                                                           CAMBRIDGE
                                                                                                                Course
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     INTENSIVE
                                                                                                              timetables
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      SUMMER
       C2 PROFICIENCY                                                                                        available on
                                                                                                             our website
                                                                                                                                           INTENSIVE                                                                                  COURSES

Prepare for the highest                                                                                                                Summer intensive course to prepare you
Cambridge English exam.                                                                                                                for the Cambridge B2 First or Cambridge
                                                                                                                                       C1 Advanced exam.

                                                                                                                                                                                                     Cambridge C1 Advanced students, take this course to:

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?                                                    COURSE CONTENT                                              WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?                                                   Follow an academic course at university level

                                                                           You will:                                                                                                                             Communicate effectively at a managerial
This is the highest level qualification and it shows                                                                                   People who want a fast-paced summer course to
                                                                                                                                                                                                     		          and professional level
the world you have mastered English to an                                     ›› Be given the exam techniques and test-taking          prepare for the Cambridge B2 First or Cambridge C1
exceptional level.                                                               strategies that you need to pass the exam             Advanced exam. Spend your summer in London and                            Participate with confidence in workplace
                                                                                                                                       leave with a Cambridge exam qualification.                    		          meetings or academic tutorials and seminars
                                                                              ›› Have a full practice exam during the course and
                                                                                 receive feedback and advice from your teacher                                                                                   Express themselves with a high level of fluency.

COURSE SUMMARY                                                                ›› Discuss and debate a wide range of topics to

Language level:               C1 to C2 (advanced to
                                                                                 improve your fluency and accuracy                     COURSE SUMMARY
                              proficient level)                               ›› Refine your writing skills in order to express your
                                                                                                                                       Language level:
                                                                                                                                                                                                     COURSE CONTENT
Course length:                9 or 10 weeks                                      views effectively                                     Cambridge B2 First:         B2 (upper intermediate level)
                                                                                                                                       Cambridge C1 Advanced:      C1 (advanced level)               You will:
Maximum class size:           12                                              ›› Further develop your key skills by listening to a
Age:                          16 and above                                       variety of complex topics                             Course length:              8 weeks                             ›› Be given the exam techniques and test-taking
Classroom lessons per week: Choose from 15 or 20                                                                                       Maximum class size:         12                                     strategies that you need to pass the exam
                                                                              ›› Read extended texts from different genres
                            (Lessons are 55 minutes)                                                                                   Age:                        16 and above
                                                                                                                                                                                                       ›› Have a full practice exam during the course and
Lesson times:		Monday to Friday                                               ›› Develop a broad range of language to help in each     Classroom lessons per week: 25
                                                                                                                                                                                                          receive feedback and advice from your teacher
Cambridge 15:  13.15 – 16.15                                                     part of the exam.                                                                 (Lessons are 55 minutes)
Cambridge 20:  12.15 - 13.10 and 13.15 - 16.15                                                                                         Lesson times:                Monday to Friday                   ›› Discuss a wide range of topics to improve your
Start dates:                  06 January (9 weeks),                                                                                                                09.00 – 12.00 and 13.15 – 15.15        fluency and accuracy
                              30 March (10 weeks),
                                                                                                                                       Start dates:                                                    ›› Focus on different aspects of writing to develop your
                              28 September (10 weeks)
                                                                           PROGRESS TO                                                 Cambridge B2 First:         06 July 2020
                                                                                                                                                                                                          ability to write in different styles
                                                                                                                                       Cambridge C1 Advanced:      06 July 2020
                                                                              ›› A senior professional or academic environment, for                                                                    ›› Listen to different talks, lectures, programmes and
                                                                                 example on a postgraduate or PhD programme.                                                                              develop key skills
LEARNING OUTCOMES                                                                                                                                                                                      ›› Read a wide range of academic texts such as
                                                                              ›› A One-to-One course to help with specialised
Take this course to:                                                             learning goals (page 34)                              LEARNING OUTCOMES                                                  articles, essays and reports
                                                                                                                                                                                                       ›› Develop your range of language to help in each part
   Negotiate and persuade effectively at senior                                                                                        Cambridge B2 First students, take this course to:
                                                                                                                                                                                                          of the exam.
		 management level in international business
                                                                                                                                          Communicate effectively face-to-face,
		settings
                                                                                                                                       		 expressing opinions and presenting
          Understand the main ideas of complex                                                                                         		arguments
		        pieces of writing                                                                                                                                                                          PROGRESS TO
                                                                                                                                                 Follow the news
          Talk about complex or sensitive issues, and                                                                                                                                                  ›› A new career
                                                                                                                                                 Write clear, detailed English, expressing
		        deal confidently with difficult questions
                                                                                                                                       		        opinions and explaining the advantages and            ›› Higher education in English
          Be able to study demanding subjects at                                                                                       		        disadvantages of different points of view             ›› The next Cambridge level
		        the highest level, including postgraduate
                                                                                                                                                 Write letters, reports, stories and other types       ›› A One-to-One course to help with specialised
		        and PhD programmes
                                                                                                                                       		        of text.                                                 learning goals (page 34)
          Be confident and prepared for the
		        Cambridge C2 exam.
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