Globally recognised courses

We offer courses for all levels, from Elementary to Advanced level. There is a maximum of 12 students per class. If you aren’t sure which course is right for you, contact our Support Team and they will be happy to help you. 

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General English Courses
Available all year including the summer

General English – 15 hours per week

This is our most popular course that covers speaking, listening, reading and writing skills, plus grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation. The main emphasis of this course is on practical communication to build up your vocabulary and help to develop accuracy, fluency and confidence.

Key information

  • Cost: From £255

  • Teaching time per week: 15 hours 

  • Timetable: Monday to Friday. 09:30 – 12:45 

  • Start date: Every Monday all year (including summer)  

  • Language level: From Elementary to Advanced (CEFR A1 – C1) 

  • Course length: 1 to 44 weeks


General English Extra – 20 hours per week
with extra speaking and listening

This is the General English course with an extra five hours of speaking and listening per week.

Key information

  • Cost: From £315 

  • Teaching time per week: 20 hours  

  • Timetable: Monday to Friday. 09:30 – 14:20  

  • Start date: Every Monday all year (including summer)  

  • Language level: Elementary to Advanced (CEFR A1 – C1) 

  • Course length: 1 to 44 weeks 

Business plus General English - 20 hours per week

Our ‘Business plus General English’ course is designed to improve your everyday spoken and written English, with an emphasis on developing fluency and confidence in business communication. 

The course includes areas such as: business emails, presentations, negotiations, meetings and using English on the telephone.  

Key information 

  • Cost: From £315 

  • Weekly teaching time: 20 hours 

  • Timetable: Monday to Friday. 09:30 – 14:20 

  • Start date: Every Monday all year (including summer) 

  • Language level: Intermediate to Advanced (CEFR B1 – C1) 

  • Course length: Minimum 1 week 


IELTS Exam Preparation Courses
Available all year (including summer)

This exam preparation course will prepare you for the IELTS exam. This is the ideal exam if you need to study or work where English is the language of communication. IELTS scores are recognised by universities and colleges, employers, immigration authorities and professional bodies.  

Course options 

  1. IELTS – 10 hours per week 

  2. IELTS Premium – 15 hours per week 

  3. IELTS Intensive (with General English) – 25 hours per week 

  4. IELTS Intensive Premium (with General English) – 30 hours per week 

Key information 

  • Cost: From £185 

  • Timetable: Monday to Friday click here to see course timetables

  • Start date: Every Monday all year (including summer) 

  • Language level: Intermediate to Advanced (CEFR B1 – C1) 

  • Course length: Minimum 1 week 

Cambridge Exam Preparation Courses
Available spring and autumn

Cambridge CAE

Also known as Cambridge English – C1 Advanced

his Advanced level (CEFR C1) exam is recognised worldwide by universities, businesses, government, and professional authorities. If you want to work or study in an English speaking or international environment, it is essential you have an Advanced level of English and this qualification shows this. It demonstrates that you can follow an academic course in English at university level and use English with accuracy and confidence in the workplace, including speaking in meetings and presentations, writing essays, proposals, reports and emails. Taking the C1 Advanced exam is also an excellent way to prepare for living or travelling abroad. 

Course options 

  1. CAE (exam preparation only) – 15 hours per week  

  2. CAE Intensive (with General English) – 30 hours per week  

  3. CAE Intensive (with General English). Special 4-week intensive course leading up to the exam – 30 hours per week 

Key information 

  • Cost: From £210 

  • Timetable: Monday to Friday click here to see course timetables

  • Start dates: Any Monday between 11 March – 31 May and 16 September – 06 December 

  • Language level: Advanced (CEFR C1) 

  • Course length: 1 to 12 weeks 


Cambridge FCE – First Certificate of English

Also known as Cambridge English – B2 First (FCE)

This Upper-Intermediate level (CEFR B2) exam is a valuable exam helping you use everyday spoken and written English for study or work. It gives you the language skills to live and work independently in an English speaking country and shows a sufficient level to work in industries like tourism, catering and retail, or in business at an administrative or clerical level. It is also an important step towards taking more advanced exams like Cambridge C1 – Advanced and IELTS. 

Course options 

  1. FCE (exam preparation only) – 15 hours per week  

  2. FCE Intensive (with General English) – 30 hours per week  

  3. FCE Intensive (with General English). Special 4-week intensive leading up to the exam – 30 hours per week 

Key information 

  • Cost: From £210 

  • Timetable: Monday to Friday click here to see course timetables

  • Start dates: Any Monday between 11 March – 31 May and 16 September – 06 December 

  • Language level: Upper-Intermediate (CEFR B2) 

  • Course length: 1 to 12 weeks


Private One-to-One Lessons
Available all year

We offer private One-to-One lessons with a qualified teacher. We can design and deliver a course just for you. If you need to pass an exam, need to prepare for an interview or meeting, or want to improve your speaking and pronunciation skills, we can help you. 

Course options 

  1. One-to-One Combined. Take private One-to-One lessons combined with one of our class courses – up to 15 hours of private One-to-One lessons per week. 

  2. One-to-One Exclusive. These lessons are designed exclusively for you – up to 30 hours of private One-to-One lessons per week. 

  3. Exam Immersion. Do you need to prepare for an important English exam quickly? For example: IELTS, KET, PET, FCE, CAE, TOEIC, TOEFL or Cambridge Business. We can give you 20 hours of private One-to-One lessons per week.

  4. Full Immersion. This is our ultimate One-to-One course – 25 hours of private One-to-One lessons per week, plus daily lunch in a local restaurant with a native speaker member of staff. This is a truly immersive experience! 

Key information 

  • Cost: From £55 per hour 

  • Hours per week: This depends on how many lessons you need 

  • Timetable: We can provide One-to-One lessons from 0930 – 1700, Monday to Friday. We will work with you to create the best timetable for you depending on your needs and teacher availability. 

  • Start date: Any weekday day during the year 

  • Language level: All levels 


Summer 2019 Programme
Available between 1 July and 23 August

Summer is a wonderful time to study in London. The sun is shining (most of the time), the atmosphere in the city is both exciting and energetic, and Victoria School of English has a full study and leisure programme which we can organise to meet your needs and budget. 

In addition to the courses we run during the year, such as General English and IELTS Exam Preparation, we also have extra courses in the afternoon. You can study from 10 to 30 hours per week. You can study: General English, General English with Extra Speaking and Listening, Business English (Business only or combined with General English) and IELTS Exam Preparation (IELTS only or combined with General English).  

If you need any help deciding on which summer course is best for you or you cannot decide, please contact our Support Team

 

Summer General English – Afternoon
Start after lunchtime

During the summer time, we offer both morning and afternoon English courses. Many students prefer Afternoon classes. They are cheaper, you can visit the tourist attractions in the mornings when they are less busy and you miss the morning rush hour. 

The courses cover speaking, listening, reading and writing skills, plus grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation. The main emphasis of this course is on practical communication to build up your vocabulary and help to develop fluency and confidence. 

Course options 

  1. General English Afternoon – 10 hours per week. Start at 14:30 

  2. General English Afternoon Extra (extra Speaking and Listening) – 15 hours per week. Start at 13:20 

Information 

  • Cost: From £145. 

  • Timetable: Monday to Friday. 

  • Language level: Pre-Intermediate and above (CEFR A2 – C1) 

  • Course length: 1 to 8 weeks 


Summer General English – Morning
Start at 09:30

Our most popular course that covers speaking, listening, reading and writing skills, including grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation. The main emphasis of this course is on practical communication to build up your vocabulary and help to develop fluency and confidence. 

Course options 

  1. General English – 15 hours 

  2. General English Extra – 20 hours per week  
    – with Extra Speaking and Listening

Information 

  • Cost: From £290 

  • Timetable: Monday to Friday. From 09:30 

  • Start date: Every Monday between 1 July and 23 August 

  • Language level: Elementary to Advanced (CEFR A1 – C1) 

  • Course length: Minimum 1 week 


Summer Intensive English Courses

These two intensive courses are made up of morning, afternoon and late afternoon General English classroom tuition. They are only available in summer. The courses are ideal for participants who have limited time and want an intensive course to develop as quickly as possible.  

The courses cover speaking, listening, reading and writing skills, including grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation. The main emphasis of these courses is on practical communication to build up your vocabulary and help to develop fluency and confidence. Our classes are small, which means that your teacher can give you the personal attention you need. 

Course options 

  1. General English Intensive – 25 hours per week 

  2. General English Intensive Premium (extra Speaking and Listening) – 30 hours per week 

Information 

  • Cost: From £350 

  • Timetable: Monday to Friday. 09:30 – 16:30 

  • Language level: Elementary to Advanced (CEFR A1 – C1) 

  • Course length: 1 to 8 weeks 


Summer Business English Courses

Our Business English courses are designed to improve your everyday spoken and written English with an emphasis on developing fluency and confidence in business communication. 

Course options 

  1. Business English Afternoon – 10 hours per week 

  2. Business English Premium Afternoon – 15 hours per week 

  3. Business plus General English – 20 hours per week 

  4. Business Intensive (with General English) – 25 hours per week 

  5. Business Intensive Premium (with General English) – 30 hours per week 

Key information 

  • Cost: From £145 

  • Timetable: Monday to Friday (go to course page for times) 

  • Language level: Intermediate to Advanced (CEFR B1 – C1) 

  • Course length: 1 to 8 weeks