LSI Portsmouth: English Language Specialists since 1985
LSI Portsmouth is a friendly, large, year-round English language school for motivated adults aged 18 and over. We offer a wide range of courses to suit many abilities, different needs and ambitions. We work hard to create and deliver the very best English Language courses. As a result, we are proud to say that we have been recognised by the EL Gazette, who have ranked us as joint number 1 best English Language school in the UK!
What English Language Courses does LSI Portsmouth offer?
Online English Courses
LSI Portsmouth offers the same teaching quality in our Online English courses – General English, IELTS and Cambridge Exam Preparation and Business English. The cost of any course booked will count as credit towards a face-to-face course – build up your English online for free before coming to Portsmouth to fully immerse yourself in the English language! Book an online course before the end of July 2020 and students receive free access to Sensations English.
English for Adults 30+ Courses
‘English for Adults’ or 30+, is similar to General English, but it is aimed at more mature students. This language course teaches students all the skills of everyday English in an interactive and enjoyable way. Our 30+ students have access to our executive centre and classes are in small groups of maximum 8. To find out more about our 30+ Courses click here.
General English Courses
This course teaches English for a variety of different situations. It offers the most flexibility when it comes to direction of learning as it covers all topics and skills (speaking, listening, reading, writing). On this course, you learn essential English for everyday general communication. To find out more about our General English Courses, click here.
Business English Courses
Business English courses are designed for professionals who need to upgrade their language skills in the context of a business or professional environment. Business English Courses are often shorter and higher value, so therefore need to be tailored to the needs of the client. To find out more about our Business English Courses, click here.
Specialist English courses are aimed at Business professionals who have a specific requirement for their language learning such as English for the Pharmaceutical Industry or English for Engineering. These courses are offered on a one-to-one or small group basis. To find out more about our Specialist English Courses, click here.
Cambridge Exams Preparation Courses
Cambridge exam courses include B2 First for Schools, C1 Advanced, C2 proficiency. These courses are designed to prepare students to take those exams. The courses build and practice targeted formal skills such as writing for exams, listening for gist, reaching agreement in a spoken discussion. To find out more about our Cambridge Exam Preparation Courses, click here.
IELTS Exam Preparation Courses
IELTS is perhaps the most popular exam in the world. IELTS preparation courses are therefore essential for students who wish to pass this exam with a high score. A good course will teach students the tactics and language skills needed to get the IELTS grade that they want. To find out more about our IELTS Exam Preparation Courses, click here.
OET Exam Preparation Courses
The Occupational English Test, is a test for healthcare specialists who need to prove their level of English. Our Exam preparation course is designed to help OET candidates to pass this test. The course teaches OET exam skills such as writing referral letters or letters of discharge. To find out more about our OET Exam Preparation Courses, click here.
University Preparation Courses
Pre-Sessional Courses aim to teach students the necessary skills for taking a University degree. A good University preparation course will improve the students’ level of English, understanding of what to expect on a university course, and university study skills such as essay writing and citations. To find out more about our University Preparation Courses, click here.
Customised English courses are designed for mini-groups who wish to study a particular focus, whether they be professional or academic, for instance English in the Military. Students of these courses can choose to be in a closed group all day or combine with another LSI Portsmouth programme. To find out more about our Customised English Courses, click here.
Teacher Training Courses
LSI Portsmouth offers courses designed to improve teachers’ confidence and present new skills to use in their classroom. These courses focus on discussing current methodologies, and increasing the ability to plan, teach and assess students’ progress.