improve your english with english classes in england

Monday, August 20, 2018
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 because of the female classe and [because I wanted] to learn English grammer and culture. I met people who became some of my best friends. My English has improved so now I can communicate better. ” Amal, 34 y.o from Saudi Arabia, A2

Amal, 34 y.o. from Saudi Arabia

“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 came to PELS because I won a scholarship and I wanted to improve my English. In class, we did games and a lot of very helpful activities. At PELS, there were people from around the world so it was easy to learn to communicate in English with everybody. The City of Portsmouth and the UK are so beautiful. I’ll...

Roberta, 22 y.o. from Italy

“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

“I had very useful lessons. The teachers try to push you to the next level.I also enjoyed the activities organised by the school which helped me to improve my English language at the same time.” Khalaf, 18 y.o. from Kuwait, B2/C1

Khalaf, 18 y.o. from Kuwait

 “I came to PELS to improve my English and I can now talk in English more easily. Asa is the best teacher. I like my host family. The City of Portsmouth is very nice and I want to come back.” Alexandros, 17 y.o. from Greece, A2

Alexandros, 17 y.o. from Greece

“I came to PELS to improve my English. Here I met students from different countries. Now I can speak English easily thanks to the Speaking Session during the lessons. The host family is kind and they are always ready to help me. I really enjoyed in Portsmouth.”  Meyrem, 26 y.o from tunisia

Meryem, 26 y.o. from Tunisia

“I enrolled at PELS for professional reasons because English is very important for my job. I needed to improve my communication skills. The lessons were very challenging. However, my English is much better now than when I first started.” Guiseppe, 54 y.o from Italy, B1   “Lessons are absolutely beneficial and delivered by professional teachers. My host family was the greatest one ever...

Giuseppe, 54 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

“I came to PELS to improve my English but also to prepare for the IELTS examination. I am really happy because I learnt a lot of new vocabulary and about the British culture.  The host family was brilliant and I had lots of discussions with them. I liked Portsmouth even if the city is small. I made great friends from...

Islem, 19 y.o. from Algeria

“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 with my all family and it was really enjoyable and useful. My husband and two sons also studied at PELS. My English has improved by attending an intensive course. I think that to learn English , you need to be immersed in English life.” Wanda, 45 y.o from Italy, C1 “Lessons are absolutely beneficial and delivered by professional...

Wanda, 45 y.o. from Italy