English Language Courses

At Westminster Kingsway College in central London, you can study English language courses that will help you to improve your English and develop your language skills to progress further. You can also prepare for IELTS with our IELTS Preparation Classes.

These courses are for non-native English speakers (EU and worldwide) who want to improve their English language skills. The courses are offered at Beginners, Elementary/Pre-intermediate, Intermediate and Upper Intermediate.

Each level is carefully structured to help you:

  • Improve your reading, writing, speaking & listening skills
  • Develop your confidence to communicate in English in different situations (e.g. work, study, life in London)

Our teachers are very experienced and they use the most up-to-date materials and a variety of approaches to make sure that your classes are interesting, motivating and effective. Classes include group, pair and project work as well as computer-based activities. Each centre also has a fully equipped Learning Resource Centre, which you are encouraged to use.

In addition to teaching, you will also be invited to join our leisure programme, giving you the opportunity to practice your English skills learned and socialise with other students in the college. The teacher will give more information about the different activities we can offer as this sometimes depends on the time of the year. Some recent examples include trips to the British Library, Kew Gardens, the London Eye and Windsor Castle (some activities are free, whilst others may require tickets and a Travelcard).

Class Size

You will learn with students from different nationalities who have the same level of English. At WestKing, our maximum class size is 24, but the average number of students is 18 and some classes are smaller.

Number of hours per week

Full-time English classes run up to 21 hours per week at our Soho Centre or Victoria Centre, in the heart of London. Part-time courses are also available. As we agree a timetable to suit your needs, you will usually have more than one teacher.

Assessment

You will be assessed through regular homework during the course, as well as taking an end of course test. We are also able to offer an accredited ESOL Examination* (English Speaking Board or Trinity) in December, March/April and July, if required.

Entry requirements

You must be aged 18 years or older to take this course. When you arrive at the college, you will need to complete a short test so that we can assess your level of English to ensure that you join a class that is right for you. For students applying from abroad or outside London this test can be taken online by arrangement.

How to Apply

You will need to complete a short test so that we can assess your level of English, to ensure that you join a class that is right for you. For students applying from overseas, this test can be taken online by arrangement. 

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King's Cross Centre
211 Grays Inn Road
London, WC1X 8RA
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Vincent Square
London, SW1P 2PD
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Peter Street
London, W1F 0HS
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Regent's Park Centre
Longford Street
London, NW1 3HB
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Ainsworth Way
London, NW8 0SR
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