Beginner(A1): No knowledge or understand only few basic words/phrases Elementary(A2): Can understand and speak about simple topics: i.e. family, shopping, hobby. Lower Intermediate(B1): Can speak about future and past events, give reasons and explanations for a situation. Upper Intermediate(B2): Can speak about abstract topics, produce clear, detailed text on many subjects. Advanced(C1): Can use language flexibly and effectively. Proficiency(C2): Can express himself/herself spontaneously, very fluently and precisely.
The language school LSI - Language Studies International - Central was founded in London, England UK in 1970. The school is located in the heart of the city, close to universities and the fashionable entertainment district of Soho, in an area full of cafes, bars and pubs catering to the lively student population.
The school address is: 19-21 Ridgmount Street, WC1E 7AH - London (England UK).
Accreditations and Quality seals
Microwave for student use
Fridge for student use
Free after-class access to language learning software
Student support desk
Free water dispenser
TV in all classrooms
Electronic whiteboard in some classrooms
Heating in all classrooms
Ample natural light in all classrooms
Number of classrooms:
Number of public workstations:
Internet access and use of school computers
Wireless LAN zone at school
Free certificate of course attendance
Language level placement test at first day of classes
Language level placement test before arrival
Free consultation about suitable college/university programs by qualified consultant
Free assistance in applying to college/university programs by qualified consultant
Free assistance in finding flats for long-term students
Generally course material is distributed free to students but has to be returned to the school at end of course.
Average number of students
Adult courses in summer: 500
Adult courses throughout the year: 250
Average age of students
in summer: 22 years
throughout the year: 26 years
Average number of levels
Adult courses in summer: 6
Adult courses throughout the year: 6
Minimum age of students
English teacher qualifications
100 % hold a university degree
100 % hold a recognised language teaching qualification
Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school):
Best arrival airport is Heathrow. It takes 55 minutes by public transport to school.
Language school closed
In 2016 (including national and regional bank holidays): 01.Jan.2016, 25.Mar.2016, 28.Mar.2016, 02.May.2016, 30.May.2016, 29.Aug.2016, 26.Dec.2016 - 31.Dec.2016 In 2017 (including national and regional bank holidays): 01.Jan.2017, 02.Jan.2017, 14.Apr.2017, 17.Apr.2017, 01.May.2017, 29.May.2017, 28.Aug.2017, 23.Dec.2017 - 31.Dec.2017
Note: All courses offered by LSI - Language Studies International - Central, London can be booked online with LanguageCourse.Net. In case a course is not listed above, just mention the course description in the comment field of the online registration form.
Lesson duration: 50 minutes
School's administrative fee: 70.00 £
Individual classes Single individual lessons of tuition can be booked at 52 £. The combination of group and individual lessons is highly recommended. Individual lessons will encourage you to actively speak the foreign language and will offer you the opportunity to discuss individual problems and weaknesses.
Comments about courses: Private lessons are 45 minutes long.
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday Price per person
Non-smoking flats. Zone 2, between Bermondsey and Canary Water. No extra nights bookable.
Distance from school:
34 minutes by public transport (average reported by our former students)
TV, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Heating, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students
Minimum age of students: 18 Maximum age of students: 60
Christmas supplement for all homestay options: £40/week.
2, 3 and 4 star hotel prices available upon request.
Max. 1 student of each nationality possible? yes
Optional airport transfer London Heathrow Airport: for 90 £ (one way); for 150 £ (return trip) Luton Airport: for 90 £ (one way); for 150 £ (return trip) London Gatwick Airport: for 105 £ (one way); for 190 £ (return trip) London City Airport: for 105 £ (one way); for 190 £ (return trip) Stansted Airport: for 105 £ (one way); for 190 £ (return trip)