There are many different course options to choose from for our General English courses for adults over 30 so you’re sure to find a course that suits your needs. The programme consists of morning classes with optional afternoon electives. It is a very flexible course, so you can choose the option which suits you best, your language needs and your personal preferences.

Key Information

  • Minimum age 30.
  • Maximum class size 8.
  • Minimum 1 week.
  • 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 Dates

  • 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 30 August 2018.
  • Students can start on any Monday, except public holidays (2nd January, 14th April, 17th April, 1st May, 29th May, and 28th August). There are no 30+ courses on public holidays.
  • The Culture option only runs on set weeks only: 16/4/18, 21/5/18, 25/6/18, 23/7/18, 20/8/18, 17/9/18, 15/10/18. Please note these weeks may be subject to change, we will notify you in advance should anything change. There must be a minimum of 2 students for a Culture week to take place

2019 Dates

  • 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 30+ classes on public holidays, except the Business Communication afternoon component.
  • Culture week start dates: 15/4/19, 20/5/19, 24/6/19, 22/7/19, 19/8/19, 16/9/19, 14/10/19.

Fees & Course Options

  • Registration Fee: £80

    This is non-refundable and paid on all courses.

  • Core (15 hours per week)

    2018 & 2019
    £365 per week

  • Optional Afternoon Electives

    • Intensive

      2018 & 2019
      £570 per week
      CORE + 10 hours group afternoon lessons
      Total = 25 hours per week

      If groups are too small, the equivalent 1:1 classes will be offered

    • Business Communication

      2018 & 2019
      CORE + Business Communication minigroups - £860
      Total = 27½ hours

      Minimum level: lower-intermediate

    • Individual 1:1s

      2018 & 2019
      CORE + 5 hours 1:1 per week - £640
      CORE + 10 hours per week - £915

    • Culture (selected dates only)

      2018 & 2019
      CORE + Culture - £640 per week

      (price includes accompanying teacher transport and entry to the attraction). 4 afternoon activities per week. *Please note there may be a supplement for certain trips.

  • Weekend 1:1

    This is an add-on option for those without much time and wanting to make the most out of their time. Timetable can be arranged upon booking and is subject to teacher availability.

    2018 & 2019
    5 hours per day £480, 6 hours per day £576

  • Accommodation Options and Prices

    2018 & 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