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English for international students

This intensive, short course has been designed specifically as an English language & holiday activity programme in London to help you maximise your learning potential in a short period of time. 

There is a daily programme of morning, afternoon and some evening activities included in the package. You will learn English while exploring London during the week and will have the opportunity to visit other UK cities at the weekend.

Summer English for Adults

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Course overview


Morning programme  (9.30am - 12.45pm)
English language classes

Afternoon activity programme (1.30pm - 5.30pm) - Teacher lead afternoon activities

Explore London, learn about its culture, customs & history and improve your English with our specially designed Real English activities
Explore the city, learn Real English (20 hrs per week)
See and learn about London's famous markets: Camden, Notting Hill, Portobello Road, ...
Group projects to encourage faster learning
Visit London’s landmarks and learn to interact with Londoners using task-based activities, worksheets included
 Other things you can do (activities not run by Lexis)
We will advice you on London's night life (for over 18s)
Nightclubs: Ministry of Sound, Tiger Tiger, Cafe de Paris, ... (for over 18s)
Full-day excursions: Cambridge, Oxford, Bath, Cardiff, ... (for all ages)
Join a local gym: weight training, keep fit, aerobics, pilates, yoga, ... (over 16s)
Visit a West End theatre or musical (for all ages)

Key facts


Age of student 16+
Language level Beginners (A1) to Advanced (C2)
Maximal class size Average 10 students, Maximum 16 students*. You may share your class with other Full Time and Part Time students.
Lesson hours per week Morning Classes (15 hrs per week) plus Afternoon Activities (20 hrs per week)
Course start dates You can start your course on any Monday in July & August (subject to availability).
Course times 9.30am – 12:45pm and 1.30pm to 5.30pm
Course length From 1 week - 8 weeks 
Dates Monday 6th July 2020 until Friday 28th August 2020.

* In exceptional circumstances, there may occasionally be 17 students in a class for a maximum of two days.

Important: 16 and 17 year olds require parental/guardian permission. Please contact the school office.

Full Time English students and Part Time English students are integrated into the same classes. 

Course objectives

The perfect way to boost your English language skills if you want to:

  • Improve your career prospects in the UK or in your home country
  • Study at an English-speaking university or international business school
  • Perfect the essential English you need to travel the world

Course content

The Summer English course covers:  

  • Reading, writing, listening & speaking
  • Vocabulary, grammar & pronunciation
  • Real English for real situations at work, at college/ university or for travel
  • General English (all levels)
  • Exam Preparation (Cambridge First Certificate, Cambridge Advanced English, IELTS)

Course fees

Number of weeks Cost per week (£ GBP) Examples of total fees payable
1-3 weeks £410               £1230 (3 weeks)
4-6 weeks £380 £1520 (4 weeks)     £2280 (6 weeks)
7-8 weeks £360 £2520 (7 weeks)    £2880 (8 weeks)

Course fees include:

  • 30+ hours per week
  • All course books and materials
  • Certificate of completion
  • Afternoon Real English lessons while exploring the sights & sounds of London; famous parks, walks, museums and attractions
  • One afternoon project

Please note:  For social activities not included in your programme, there are additional fees that you will have to pay for. Please click here to view the approximate cost of leisure activities in London.

Please note: Exam fees are not included in the course fees. 


Registration fee

Registration fee: £50.

The registration fee includes:

  • Online registration
  • Your own personalised online student account
  • Course books & materials
  • Student ID card
  • 60 minute placement test
  • Level Assessment Interview
  • End of course Certificate of Completion

Cambridge Exams and IELTS

Cambridge Exams

You can book to take the following Cambridge exams when registering or after creating an online Lexis account:
B1 Preliminary, formerly known as Cambridge English Preliminary (PET)
B2 First, formerly known as Cambridge English First (FCE)
C1 Advanced, formerly known as Cambridge Advanced (CAE)
We advise you on dates and procedures and register you by the given deadlines.
Exam Fees from £150

You will be given the opportunity to practise your exam skills during our regular mock exams.

Mock exam dates are released monthly for the month ahead.


IELTS (International English Language Testing System)

As a Cambridge exam preparation centre Lexis prepares you for the IELTS exam, however we are unable to register you for it. 
Advice on how to register is given. Please ask in reception
Exam Fees from £175

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