Which English course is right for you?

Congratulations! You have decided to enrol and study on an English Language Course in Bristol. This could be one of the most important decisions of your life. So you need to make sure you choose the right English language school.

Here at IH Bristol, we are passionate about teaching English to students from all over the world and we have been doing it for more than 30 years.  Our students are all individuals. We focus on your needs and work closely with each of you to make sure you make maximum progress. We develop an Individual Learning Plan with you (adult courses) so your learning needs and goals are fully understood and you can make the most of your time with us. As an IH Bristol student, you can have the confidence that whatever it is you want to achieve by learning English as a foreign language, our dedicated teaching team will do all they can to make it happen. So, what are you waiting for?

Comparison chart of our different courses

  General English 20 Lessons General English 30 Lessons General English + IELTS General English + Cambridge One-to-One Lessons Junior English
I want to...            
Improve my English Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Go to an English-speaking university     Yes Yes    
Learn English specifically for my career     Yes Yes Yes  
Get work in the UK   Yes Yes Yes Yes  
Learn and have fun at the same time Yes Yes       Yes
Study a specialist area of English         Yes Yes
Learn new skills through English (other than language skills)     Yes Yes   Yes
Get a qualification     Yes Yes    
Improve rapidly   Yes Yes Yes Yes  
Only study for a short time   Yes       Yes
Only study a few hours a day Yes       Yes  

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Flexible start dates and duration

You can study for any length of time, from one week up to a year or longer. Generally, students start on a Monday and finish on a Friday and you are free to book whatever programme you wish (exam course students must take a test to show they are a good level for that course).

It is possible to take holidays but there are rules about how much holiday you can take and when you can take it, and there are different are different for students who require a visa.