See our full range of English courses at IH Bristol here or if you are looking for something in particular contact us and we'll be happy to help you.

We are currently offering FREE postponement for all face-to-face courses in case your plans or the situation changes, or normal cancellation fees apply - see our Terms & Conditions here

Learn English at International House Bristol

We are an English language school in Bristol who are passionate about teaching and supporting you as you study and learn in one of our classes. We'll ensure you speak English from the first day of your course and our approach means you are soon speaking, reading, writing and listening in English.

Covid entry requirements for international arrives to the UK have been greatly relaxed at the start of 2022: you can find full details on our COVID-19 guidance & FAQs page here

Phrase of the day

29th June 2022

It’s / You’re out of order.

We use this expression to say that something or someone is annoying and that the situation or the person’s behaviour is unacceptable.

Free Exercises

Practise your grammar, vocabulary and use of phrases, or answer questions as they will be presented in the Cambridge ESOL exams. You won't find these anywhere else. See our Free Exercises

Test your English level

This test will tell you about your English level and what your strong and weak areas are.

Test your level

Useful Expressions

Check out IH Bristol’s extensive list of commonly used (and useful!) English expressions available for free to beginners up to advanced users. See our Useful Expressions

Online Learning

When you join an IH Bristol course, we will give you access to our online materials from the moment you enrol until 3 months after the end of your course.

Find out more

International House Bristol (IH Bristol) is primarily an English language school in Bristol, in the south west of England, UK. We have 2 buildings, both located in the picturesque neighborhood of Clifton, in easy walking distance of all Bristol’s main sights and attractions. While some students come from the local area, the vast majority travel from their home countries to study English with us: in 2019 we welcomed students from 41 countries around the world! 

We offer a range of English language courses both online and for face-to-face learning for adults and juniors. In addition to General and Intensive English, we offer Cambridge English Exam preparation (PET, FCE, CAE, CPE), IELTS English Exam preparation and OET Exam preparation. If you wish to study English in Bristol, we have the course for you. Adult English courses are year-round.

Our Cambridge summer courses are extremely popular and since we are also an exam centre, you can prepare for and take your Cambridge exams for adults and juniors all in one place. For juniors, we run summer schools in Bristol from June-August, as well as winter and spring programmes in January and April. We are the only independent English school in Bristol for juniors. 

We are a CELTA teacher training centre, so not only can you be sure our teaching quality is unmatched, but we are also able to offer free English courses in Bristol at certain times of the year, taught by our teachers in training at our Queens Avenue building. 

In addition to English, we offer other foreign language classes:  Spanish, French, Italian, German, Japanese, Mandarin, Russian, Polish, Welsh, Portuguese, Greek,  – and more! 

IH Bristol: Bristol’s international language school!