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Thursday, October 19, 2017
Full & Part-time Course

Your choice of courses, your choice of learning

Portsmouth English Language School offers full and part-time courses.

We offer a wide range of courses to meet your needs, your budget and your availability. You will receive full support from every member of our team. At Portsmouth English Language School, you can choose to study English "à la carte", between 5 and 25 hours per week. All our courses are high-quality and are taught by dedicated and friendly teachers. 

Daytime General English Courses

General English covers all skills and is well balanced between speaking, reading, writing, listening, vocabulary, grammar and pronunciation.

Evening General English Courses

For people who do not have time during the day, maybe because of work or university commitments.

English Skills Classes

Focused on Functional and Situational English you would use in everyday situations.

Business English

The Business Skills courses are suitable for learners at different levels starting from B2, C1 and C2.

Academic Support Classes

For students who have already started their chosen university or college course and may be finding it difficult to follow their lectures or participate in group seminars, or may need to develop their academic skills to produce writing at university level or help to read longer, more complex texts.

One-to-one Private lessons

English language tuition is also available to individuals on a one to one basis, with just one student and one teacher. Students can choose which areas of English they would like to focus on and lessons are tailored to their specific needs and learning styles.

Ladies Only Classes

At Portsmouth English Language School, we offer classes just for women! We have also an on-site crèche where you can leave your children while you study.

Junior Learner Programme

Designed especially for young learners from the ages of 9 to 17.

Au Pair Programme

Designed to give you both educational and practical experience of living as part of a British family and improving your English.

Mini Stay Programme for groups

Groups of young learners and school groups, coming to England during term-time and who participate in a tailor-made programme of lessons and activities.

PON Programme for groups of Italian students

Groups of students from Italy that have personally organised the trip or those who have been granted funds to by PON sponsorship programme.

Testimonials

 “I came to PELS to improve my English. I chose it because it looked nice and it was next to my place. In PELS, I did morning courses with Marc and IELTS courses with Betty, Claire or Laura. My English improved a lot and I met a lot of people in this school. I went to different activities such as...

Erell, 24 y.o. from France

 “All my teacher help me to improved my English. I like the classroom, it’s good for everything. Moreover, I came to PELS because there is class lady only and there is childcare for my daughter.” Shouq, from Saudi Arabia, B1   “Lessons are absolutely beneficial and delivered by professional teachers. My host family was the greatest one ever and I truly enjoyed the...

Shouq, from Saudi Arabia

“I came to PELS because I needed to improve my English in order to get a high score in the IELTS exam. I met lovely people from different countries who helped me to practise my speaking skills. I found the lessons very useful for the IELTS exam preparation. I learnt a lot about the exam structures and strategies to improve...

Cristina, 34 y.o. from Spain

“I wanted to speak English and I thought that Portsmouth English Language School could help me to do it. As I expected, the school was great and staff were very helpful. We visited lots of places in Portsmouth city and I enjoyed a lot. I think that I will go back to PELS next year. Thank you for everything.” Kristina, 15 y.o from...

Kristina, 15 y.o. from Belarus

“At PELS, the teachers are excellent and they are really helpful and friendly. I like my classmates who are from so many different nationalities. When I arrived, I was a complete beginner. 6 months later, my English has really improved.” Ilyes, 24 y.o from Tunisia, B1

Ilyes, 24 y.o. from Tunisia

“I first studied at PELS 2 years ago and decided to come back this year. My English has improved. The teachers were very supportive and now I can now speak in front of people. My host family was very- very- great.” Turki, 19 y.o from Saudi Arabia, B1 “Lessons are absolutely beneficial and delivered by professional teachers. My host family was the...

Turki, 19 y.o. from Saudi Arabia

“I did learn a lot with the lessons and I am really happy of the courses. The teachers are very good, each of them has own way to teach. I haven’t been disappointed. Thanks to the teachers and the staff. I’ve learned a lot. Adrien, 18 y.o. from Belgium, C1

Adrien, 18 y.o. from Belgium

“I came to PELS because I like the UK.  I’m bad at English but day by day, I feel improvements. People at PELS are sociable and the teachers are excellent. My life with my host family is good. The City of Portsmouth and the UK are beautiful and fun.” Khaled, 19 y.o from Tunisia, A1 “Lessons are absolutely beneficial and delivered by...

Khaled, 19 y.o. from Tunisia

“Coming to PELS was a good experience to meet new people from all over the world and to improve my English. It also helped me to socialize more and discover other lifestyles. Yes, it was a great experience.” Zaineb, 16 y.o. from Tunisia, A2

Zaineb, 16 y.o. from Tunisia

“I came to PELS to improve my English. In class, we did grammar, played some games and we spoke. I met some new friends here. I lived with my cousins and aunt and uncle.” Beatrice, 17 y.o. from Italy, B1

Beatrice, 17 y.o. from Italy

“I came to PELS as a part of the Erasmus+ project. In the morning I had lessons with Marc and in the afternoon I worked as an intern helping the administration and marketing deparment. Lessons with Marc were always interesting and pleasant. He is an excellent teacher. He helped me to improve my English better. I had a really good...

Virginia, 18 y.o. from Italy

“The atmosphere at Portsmouth English Language School is very pleasant. My teacher Claire is very experienced. I like her because she always smiles and tries to help us in a different way. The members of the staff are very helpful and friendly as well. If you come to PELS you will feel at home because it is similar to a...

Desiree, 24 y.o. from Italy