Quality online learning with LSI Portsmouth!

These days, studying English online is the most popular method to study English. Our online English language courses are designed to give students the tools they need to improve their English by using all the convenience of modern technology. Whether it is for business, an exam, or just general improvement.

LSI Portsmouth is ranked joint number one English language school in the UK, we understand that it can be difficult to travel to us, which is why we can travel to you! Study where and when it is convenient for you with our team of English language specialists.

Special offer! Online lessons are FREE if you come to study in Portsmouth later. Our online group courses count as credit towards face-to-face courses at LSI Portsmouth. Get a good foundation and meet your teachers before you arrive!

Choose your online English course

Online English course details


Testing

Our written test will be sent out and completed in advance, followed by an interview with one of our Academic Directors.

Induction

We have created a 6-minute video to show students around Zoom, please watch the video to learn the basics of how Zoom looks and works.

This video covers:

  • How to join a zoom lesson
  • How an online lesson works
  • How we can do pair work

If you have any questions, please send us an email!

[email protected]

Certificate

After completing an LSI Portsmouth course, you will be awarded a certificate of completion!

General English online

Our online General English courses use engaging activities to improve communication in everyday activities. Our teachers will focus on grammar, vocabulary as well as all skills (reading, listening, speaking, writing). You will be in small groups with students from different countries but with a similar level.

General English information
Maximum class size 8
Course length 1 week minimum
Course levels 3 group levels – pre-intermediate, intermediate and upper-intermediate (A2, B1 and B2).
Elementary and advanced classes available in 1:1

General English Light

You can choose from 2 different times depending on your own personal timetable and the timezone you are in. These 2 hour blocks are for people who want to continue to improve their English but in a less intensive way.

General English light information
Course hours 2 hours per day, 10 hours per week plus Sensations English self-study
When are the classes? Choose either Option 1 or 2 below
Option 1 8:00 – 10:15 UK time (15 minute break)
Option 2 17:00 – 19:15 UK time (15 minute break)

Special offer! Online lessons are FREE if you come to study in Portsmouth later. Our online group courses count as credit towards face-to-face courses at LSI Portsmouth. Get a good foundation and meet your teachers before you arrive!

General English light online – Price
1 week / 10 hours £190 per week
2 weeks / 20 hours £180 per week
6 to 12 weeks £170 per week
12+ weeks £150 per week

General English Intensive

For those people who have more time on their hands and want to see a greater improvement in a shorter amount of time, you can attend classes for 4 hours per day.

General English intensive information
Course hours 4 hours per day, 20 hours per week plus Sensations English self-study
When are the classes? Choose either Option 1 or 2 below plus a 10:45 – 13:00 UK time slot
Option 1 8:00 – 10:15 UK time (15 minute break)
Option 2 17:00 – 19:15 UK time (15 minute break)

Special offer! Online lessons are FREE if you come to study in Portsmouth later. Our online group courses count as credit towards face-to-face courses at LSI Portsmouth. Get a good foundation and meet your teachers before you arrive!

General English intensive online – Price
1 week / 20 hours £250 per week
2 to 6 weeks £240 per week
6 to 12 weeks £230 per week
12+ weeks £220 per week

Exam Preparation online

These courses focus on the exam skills and language development needed to enable you to get the best result possible in your test.

IELTS

With our intensive online course, you’ll get personal feedback, supportive tips and strategic advice from expert teachers to help you get your desired score.

IELTS information
Maximum class size 8
Course length 2 weeks minimum
Course hours 4 hours per day, 20 hours per week plus Sensations English self-study
Class Times 8:00 – 10:15 UK time (includes a 15 minute break)
10:45 – 13:00 UK time (includes a 15 minute break)

CAE and FCE

These courses focus on the Cambridge syllabus by following a Cambridge exam curriculum.

CPE is available on a 1:1 basis

CAE and FCE information
Maximum class size 8
Course length 2 weeks minimum
Course hours 4 hours per day, 20 hours per week plus Sensations English self-study
Class Times 8:00 – 10:15 UK time (includes a 15 minute break)
10:45 – 13:00 UK time (includes a 15 minute break)

Special offer! Online lessons are FREE if you come to study in Portsmouth later. Our online group courses count as credit towards face-to-face courses at LSI Portsmouth. Get a good foundation and meet your teachers before you arrive!

Exam preparation online – Price
1 week / 20 hours £250 per week
2 weeks / 40 hours £240 per week
6 (to 12) weeks £230 per week
12+ weeks £220 per week

OET online

These courses focus on preparing you for the OET exam. Do the course now, and we will give you an afternoon refresher course on a Friday afternoon when the test opens up again, so that you can review everything before the exam!

OET information
Course length 1 week
Course hours 4 hours per day, 20 hours per week plus Sensations English self-study
Class Times 8:00 – 10:15 UK time (includes a 15 minute break)
10:45 – 13:00 UK time (includes a 15 minute break)
Course price £400 per week
Start Dates
8th June

Business English course online

You will be in a multinational class with managers and professionals, giving you a chance to exchange views and practice English with people from all over the world. Classes will focus on giving you the skills to do your job more effectively in English, whether giving presentations, participating in meetings, negotiating or socialising with international colleagues.

Business English course information
Course length 1 week minimum
Course hours 10 lessons (60 minutes) per week + 5 hours self-study plus Sensations English self-study
Class Times 8:00 – 10:15 UK time (includes a 15 minute break)

Special offer! Online lessons are FREE if you come to study in Portsmouth later. Our online group courses count as credit towards face-to-face courses at LSI Portsmouth. Get a good foundation and meet your teachers before you arrive!

Course price £200 per week for 1-4 weeks, £180 weeks 4 weeks or over

1:1 lessons online

Customise your learning to your individual needs, whether that be pronunciation, to pass a specific professional test or to improve your ability to do your job more effectively in English.

Classes can be organised subject to student and teacher availability and will be decided upon booking, minimum 5 hours per week.

One-to-one lessons – Price
General English / Conversation Academic / Professional
5 hours £200 / £45ph £250 / £50ph
10 hours £400 / £40ph £450 / £45ph
Executive English one-to-one – Price
5 hours £250 / £50ph
10 hours £450 / £45ph

Military English online

Military English is offered on a 1:1 basis.

Classes can be organised subject to student and teacher availability and will be decided upon booking, minimum 5 hours per week.

Military English one-to-one – Price
5 hours £250 / £50ph
10 hours £450 / £45ph

Sensations English

Build a foundation for a lifetime of learning

Sensations English is an easy-to-use self-study tool. Using current news stories in video form, there are graded lessons to help student improve their reading, listening and writing skills as well as enhance their vocabulary and perfect their grammar. The lessons and topics are interesting, the features unique, the interface attractive, the games and exercises engaging.

Effective results

Most importantly, the results are effective! You can work through lessons from the comfort of your own home, office or your commute; you can do as little or as much as you like to supplement your lessons with our teachers. Set yourself a goal to do 30 minutes or an hour a day!

Social Programme online

There will be a FREE online social programme offered to all students, current and past! Join the fun – check our social media for details.

online social programme

You can sign up for the online social programme here:

Terms & Conditions:

All our standard terms and conditions apply but in addition:

  • All fees must be paid in advance, before the course begins. No refunds will be given once the classes have started. If a student has to cancel a group class, 1 week’s notice must be provided. If insufficient notice is provided no refund will be given.
  • There will be no classes on UK bank holidays and students will not be charged for these days.
  • Any tuition fees for online group courses will act as credit against any future face-to-face courses taking place at LSI Portsmouth. The credit will be valid for 2 years from the date the online courses begin. Note these costs are only redeemable against tuition fees, not ancillary costs such as accommodation, and do not apply to 1:1 lessons.
  • Existing credit from courses cut short due to Covid-19 can be used against any online courses as well as face-to-face courses when LSI Portsmouth opens. Any credit is valid for 2 years from the date the original course start date.
  • The registration fee is £40 but this will be waived for returning students.
  • In all cases, unless otherwise specified, lessons will be 1 hour (60 minutes) long.
  • Enrolment will be continuous, starting every Monday except Bank holidays, when they will begin on Tuesday.
  • All students will complete an online test and have an interview with a Director of Studies.
  • All bookings must be received by 12:00 UK time, Thursday of the preceding week (to allow time for testing).
  • There must be a minimum of 4 students for Exam classes to take place. If there are fewer students, equivalent hours will be given, depending on the number of students in the class.
  • There is no minimum number of students fo a General English course but should there be only 1 student in the class, a corresponding number of 1:1 classes will be given.