Our full-time exam preparation courses are designed to help you learn and improve the language skills necessary to get the best possible grade in your chosen exam and to also improve the general level of your English in all areas of communication.
Exam preparation courses we offer are: First Certificate (FCE), Cambridge Advanced (CAE), Cambridge Proficiency (CPE) and IELTS. We have a dedicated Exams Director of Studies who will ensure we find the right exam course for you and that you get the most out of your language stay in Portsmouth.

Cambridge Exam Preparation Course

Courses focus on the Cambridge syllabus by following Cambridge exam course books. FCE, CAE and CPE preparation is offered throughout the year.

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IELTS Preparation Course

This course focuses on all the skills required for the exam, as well as specific areas of grammar and vocabulary necessary for IELTS.

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Accommodation

During your stay in Portsmouth, you may want to live with a local homestay family, in one of our self-catering residences, or choose to find your own accommodation. We will do everything we can to give you the best option to suit your needs and to help and support you with your living arrangements.

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Social Programme

The social programme we offer is full and varied, and includes weekly sporting events, parties and nights out, and cultural and educational activities.  Just some of the after school activities we offer include football with our teachers, volleyball, conversation club, afternoon tea, karaoke nights, international parties and visits to local restaurants and pubs. Our social programme is always changing, and is tailored to meet the needs of all students.

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"Doing the Cambridge course has been an amazing experience for me. The classes are really challenging, but my teachers make the lessons fun and dynamic."

Lukas Boesiger, Switzerland