English in the Afternoon in London

This afternoon English course, near Paddington in London, is one of our most popular and it includes fifteen course book lessons a week and five Speaking & Listening lessons per week. It is ideal for people who want to study English part time.

Our price promise

If you find this course cheaper elsewhere, we will match the price and give you a £50 voucher when you book*.

*Applies only to like-for-like dates at the same school on the same course for the same duration.


Minimum entry requirements

Course format

  • Length of study: From 2 weeks
  • Lessons per week: 20
  • Hours per week: 16
  • Maximum class size: 14
  • Typical student age: 17-50
  • Typical student mix:
    17% Latin American, 19% French, 22% Middle Eastern, 24% Far Eastern, 18% Italian

Dates and fees

  • Course starts eachMon
  • Tuition fees: From 370.00 GBP

    Tuition length options

    • 2 weeks: 370.00 GBP
    • 3 weeks: 555.00 GBP
    • 4 weeks: 740.00 GBP
    • 5 weeks: 925.00 GBP
    • 6 weeks: 1110.00 GBP
    • 7 weeks: 1295.00 GBP
    • 8 weeks: 1480.00 GBP
    • 9 weeks: 1575.00 GBP
    • 10 weeks: 1750.00 GBP
    • 11 weeks: 1925.00 GBP
    • 12 weeks: 2100.00 GBP
    • 13 weeks: 2275.00 GBP
    • 14 weeks: 2450.00 GBP
    • 15 weeks: 2625.00 GBP
    • 16 weeks: 2800.00 GBP
  • Compulsory fees

    • Our admin fee: 49 GBP
    • Enrolment fee: 50.00 GBP
  • Other expenses:

Course structure and content

You will work with a course book during the first three lessons of the day enabling you to improve the four main skills - speaking, listening, reading and writing. 

As well as these four main skills we will also work on other key areas to help develop your fluency and accuracy -pronunciation, grammar, vocabulary, idioms.

Each day the final lesson of the course is devoted to Speaking and Listening which is an extra opportunity for fluency practice.

Key elements

The course includes the following:

  • Coursebook
  • e-Learning account
  • First-day placement test
  • Use of study centre
  • Free internet access
  • Progress report (for students studying 8 weeks or more)
  • Help and advice with further study
  • Daily homework tasks corrected by your teacher
  • End of course report
  • Leaving Certificate showing your final level and attendance record (min. 85%).



Social Programme

Living in England gives students the perfect chance to experience British culture and practice their English. The school has an extensive social programme that is designed to let students get the most out of their stay in London.

At the beginning of each month students receive a monthly social programme. A typical month may include trips to the cinema, a boat party on the River Thames, a visit to the Houses of Parliament, a visit to the BBC or a picnic or sports afternoon in Regent's Park.

A small charge (£3 to £10) is made for some activities, others are free of charge. 

Weekend excursions

Weekend trips are also available to places of interest, such as Bath and Stonehenge, Cambridge, Oxford and even Paris, Scotland or Amsterdam. Trips are reserved through the school’s tour providers Anderson Tours, International Friends, Universal Student Tours and Lil Adventure Tours. 

The cost is between £25 to £45 for one day trips and £125 to £229 for one, two or three night stays. When you get to the school ask at Reception if you need more details or would to book a trip.

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