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.

General English, IELTS & Cambridge Courses

  • 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

    2018
    • LSI is open from Tuesday 2 January – Friday 21 December 2018. We re-open on Monday 7 January 2019.
    • The Summer period is from Monday 11 June – Friday 31 August 2018.
    • Students can start on any Monday, except public holidays (30th March, 2nd April, 7th May, 28th May, 27th August). There are no General English classes on public holidays, but Business English afternoon classes run as normal.

    2019
    • LSI is open from Monday 7th January – Friday 20th December 2019. We re-open on Monday 6th January 2019.
    • The Summer period is from Monday 10th June – Friday 30th August 2018.
    • 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.

  • 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)

    • 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.

    • Course Options & Fees 2018 & 2019

      IELTS Preparation
      22.5 study hours per week – maximum 12 students per class – minimum 4 weeks
      Required Level: At least Lower Intermediate (Level 4 IELTS, CEFR A2)
      Fees: £270 per week (non-summer period) £295 per week (summer period)

      Cambridge Exam Preparation
      22.5 study hours per week – maximum 12 students per class – minimum 2 weeks
      Fees: £270 per week (non-summer period) £295 per week (summer period)

      General English
      22.5 study hours per week – maximum 12 students per class – minimum 2 weeks
      No minimum required level
      Fees: £270 per week (non-summer period) £295 per week (summer period)

      General English plus Business English
      25 study hours per week made up of 12.5 hours General English (maximum 12 students per class, minimum age 18) plus 12.5 hours in a small Business group (maximum 4 students per class, minimum age 25) – minimum 2 weeks
      Required Level: Lower Intermediate
      Fees: £625 per week, all year round

      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.

  • Accommodation Options and Prices

    2018 and 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