General English, IELTS & Cambridge Courses

LSI Portsmouth offers a variety of different English language courses so you’re sure to find something to suit your needs. Whether you’re preparing for an IELTS or Cambridge Exam, want to improve your Business English or learn everyday English skills in Portsmouth, we can help.

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Our course calculator will give you an approximate price for courses and accommodation.

Courses always begin on Mondays (unless it is a public holiday) and finish on Fridays.

Please contact [email protected] to find out about our special offers.

Total: £80

– Registration fee: £80

General English

Hours of study Number of students per class Course length Required level Fees
22.5 study hours per week maximum 12 students per class minimum 2 weeks any level £270 per week (non-summer period) £295 per week (summer period)

General English plus Business English

Hours of study Number of students per class Course length Required level Fees
25 study hours per week made up of 12.5 hours General English, plus 12.5 hours in a small Business group General English (maximum 12 students per class, minimum age 18) small Business group (maximum 4 students per class) minimum 2 weeks lower intermediate £625 per week, all year round

English Courses for Adults over 30

Hours of study Number of students per class Course length Required level Fees
15 study hours per week maximum 8 students per class minimum 1 week any level £365 per week, all year round
Optional Afternoon Extras for 30+ Adults Number of students per class Extra hours of study Required level Fees
Intensive
If groups are too small, the equivalent 1:1 classes will be offered
maximum 8 students per class + 10 hours group afternoon lessons any level £570 per week, all year round
Business Communication maximum 4 students per class + 12 1/2 hours group afternoon lessons lower-intermediate £860 per week, all year round
Individual 1:1s maximum 1 student per class + 5 hours 1:1 afternoon lessons any level £640 per week, all year round
maximum 1 student per class + 10 hours 1:1 afternoon lessons any level £915 per week, all year round
Culture
price includes accompanying teacher transport and entry to the attraction, please note there may be a supplement for certain trips.
maximum 8 students per class + 4 afternoon activities per week. any level £640 per week, all year round
Weekend 1:1
Saturday or Sunday study
maximum 1 student per class +5 hours per day any level £480 per day, all year round
maximum 1 student per class +6 hours per day. any level £576 per day, all year round

IELTS Preparation

Hours of study Number of students per class Course length Required level Fees
22.5 study hours per week maximum 12 students per class minimum 4 weeks at least lower intermediate (Level 4 IELTS, CEFR A2) £270 per week (non-summer period) £295 per week (summer period)

Cambridge Exam Preparation

Hours of study Number of students per class Course length Required level Fees
22.5 study hours per week maximum 12 students per class minimum 2 weeks Students are placed in FCE / CAE / CPE according to level £270 per week (non-summer period) £295 per week (summer period)

Important notes: General English one-to-one lessons are available on request at £60 per hour – please check availability with the school.
If your course dates include tuition weeks which are in both the Non-Summer and Summer periods, the Non-Summer tuition fee will apply to the Non-Summer weeks and the Summer tuition fees will apply to the summer weeks.

If you have any questions or want to know any more about our courses or special offers, please get in touch!

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  • Key Information

    Key Facts
    • Minimum age 18 (average age 23). Minimum age 25 for General English plus Business Course.
    • Maximum class size 12 (average 10).
    • Course Hours: In all options, one study hour = 60 minutes.
    • All courses offer an extra 7 hours supervised self-access study plus daily homework

    2019
    • LSI is open from Monday 7th January – Friday 20th December 2019. We re-open on Monday 6th January 2020.
    • The Summer period is from Monday 10th June – Friday 30th August 2019.
    • Students can start on any Monday, except public holidays (Friday 19th April,Monday 22nd April, Monday 6th May, Monday 27th May, Monday 26th August). There are no General English classes on public holidays, but Business English afternoon classes run as normal.

  • Additional fees and course options

    • Registration Fee: £80

      This is non-refundable and paid on all courses.

    • Special Offer

      1 free week of tuition for every 11 weeks booked and paid for in advance (i.e study for 12, pay for 11).

      We have other offers discounts and offers all year round - contact us for details.

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    • Non-Summer Period

      Different tuition fees apply in the non-summer period. Fees include course books and other teaching materials, but not the optional social programme evenings or trips.

  • Accommodation Options and Prices

    2019
    Homestay
    Fees: £155 per week (non-summer period), £165 per week (summer period). Extra nights: £25
    Self-Catering
    Full en suite room: £165 per week (non-summer period), £175 per week (summer period). Extra nights: £25
    Superior room (with a private shower and wash basin): £155 per week (non-summer period), £165 per week (summer period). Extra nights: £25

  • Airport Taxi Transfer

    Heathrow/Gatwick Airport
    One way: £135
    Return: £210
    Southampton Eastleigh Airport
    One way: £70
    Return: £120