IH Portsmouth

Portsmouth, UK

Founded in 1985, LSI Portsmouth joined International House in 2019. Located in the heart of the university area, it is ranked the joint number one English language school in the UK, based on British Council Inspection points of strength. We offer year-round English language courses for motivated adults aged 18 and over. As such, though we are advertising for summer positions, there are often opportunities to extend this contract into year-round work.

In addition to General English courses for adults (including 30+ small group classes), we also run Business English, IELTS and Cambridge courses and more recently OET (Occupational English Test) courses for medical practitioners. We are and IELTS and OET exam test centre. We also run University Pre-sessional courses and have close ties with a number of universities, who allow students who have taken a Pre-sessional course with us direct progression to university. For more information about courses we offer, click here

We have a strong teacher development ethos, with a Director of Studies for Teacher Development, who is also a Distance DELTA local tutor, CELTA trainer and author of two popular IELTS course books.

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Life in and around Portsmouth

Portsmouth is a lively university city, with around 20,000 university students. Due to the sunny climate, Portsmouth attracts and regularly hosts a number of festivals and events such as the Southsea Food Festivalthe International Kite festival, and the Great South Run. The Victorious music festival (end of August) is now a leading event on the UK summer festival scene. Portsmouth has a rich maritime history with award-winning museums dedicated to this and also to its famous residents such as Charles Dickens and Arthur Conan Doyle. For more information, click here.  

To get a feel for the school and the city, click this link for a Youtube video, narrated by one of our students.

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