LSI London Central

19-21 Ridgmount St, Fitzrovia WC1E 7AH London United Kingdom

(4.5/5) • 190 reviews

School Facilities


  • Reception Desk

Media and technology

  • Free Wifi


  • Self-study area
  • Student lounge

Food and Drink

  • Vending machine

Language Studies International London trains thousands of students of different nationalities in the English language with great success. LSI is located in London, in the popular West-End district of England. The school offers a multitude of courses to learn or improve your English thanks to efficient teachers and state-of-the-art school equipment.

Presentation of the school and the LSI group

The first LSI Language Studies International language centres were established in 1965. The various schools are located in the most beautiful cities in the world to allow its students to learn or perfect the selected language, while accessing cultural and exotic activities.
LSI London School offers several programs:
  • General and intensive courses: taught in groups of a maximum of 15 students.
  • Premium courses: in private lessons or in small groups of less than 5 students. They are designed to acquire specific skills in a targeted area.
  • Academic courses: academic English, Cambridge 20 or 30 exam preparation, TOEIC, TOEFL, IELTS, Pathways...
  • Preparation for university entrance
  • Professional English courses for a specific course: Business English, English for Law or Medical English.
  • A special program for people over 40: English lessons in a mixed age group, but targeted social activities adapted to the public over 40.
  • Programmes combining study and work: after completing intensive English courses, students can join a company in London during a paid or unpaid internship depending on their project.
  • Evening classes: accessible for people who cannot attend classes in the morning for personal or professional reasons. Students can also select a professional English course or exam preparation English courses in the evening.

The general English course hours are Monday to Friday, from 9am to 12:50pm and from 1:45pm to 3:30pm. However, the academic pace is adjusted according to the selected programme.

The mission of Language Studies International London

LSI London's main mission is to ensure excellence in English language learning.

The school guarantees a fast and good level of oral expression in English by constantly promoting the practice of oral communication.

An aptitude test and an oral interview are thus carried out from the first day of school entry to assess the level of each student, in order to place them in the class corresponding to their level.

The English language is taught in an interactive and dynamic way, because the school considers that active communication and oral expression are the best ways to learn and fully master English.

Teachers and multiple accreditations from the LSI school

The teachers at Language Studies International London are warm, attentive and concerned about the well-being of students.

All of LSI's faculty have strong pedagogical skills and are carefully selected to provide and deliver quality courses to LSI students in London.

The LSI school respects high standards and norms that allow it to be accredited by more than 23 organizations in 7 renowned countries.

LSI is also part of the organizations that conduct educational research and support its ongoing development.

Why choose Language Studies International London?

Various criteria make Language Studies International London an exceptional school to improve its English skills or acquire new English language skills, including:

  • Its melting pot of different nationalities: to make interesting encounters with students from all over the world.
  •  Small groups of students per class: in order to benefit from individual and personalised advice to achieve rapid progress in oral and written communication.
  • Its fully equipped LSI London language centre: it has modern teaching equipment and comfortable places to relax. Computers are used during lessons or self-learning with grammar, vocabulary and intonation software.
  •  The certificate at the end of the stay: a real proof of the language skills assimilated by the student, detailing the programme or courses followed and the level of language attained.
  • Its program of multiple outings and cultural activities outside the academy.

Presentation of London and the school's district

London is one of the most popular destinations in the world. With its enchanting locations such as Buckingham Palace, Tower of London on Tower Hill, the London Eye tourist attraction and many other mythical places.

LSI London is located in the centre of the city, in a star district of the West End. The shops on Oxford Street, Soho district and the British Museum are within walking distance.

The activities and programmes of the LSI London Centre

The LSI Language Centre organizes different outing programs each week:

  • Pub outings, movies, bowling, karaoke....
  • Day or weekend trips to Edinburgh with a visit to Loch Ness, Cambridge, Oxford...
  • Wine tasting evenings, traditional British snacks....
  • Shows, boat trips, visits to museums and galleries, etc

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Language courses

Course starts every Monday and is for all language levels.

General & Intensive English Courses

English 16 - 99 years old

General language courses at LSI provide language training in a group environment. These programmes will improve all areas of your language skills.

During the lessons you rapidly improve your communication skills in a variety of everyday situations. In 2 lessons each day you will cover the following areas: grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation. In a further 2 lessons you concentrate on: speaking, listening, reading, writing. You use a text book in conjunction with a wide variety of materials and exercises including roleplays, authentic materials, newspapers and magazines.

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LSI London Exam Preparation

English 18 - 99 years old

The IELTS and TOEFL tests are internationally recognised in the English speaking world, highly regarded by companies and a requirement for enrolment at colleges and universities in many English speaking countries except in Canada and the USA. We offer preparation courses for these examinations as part of LSI Intensive 30 courses.

  • 20 lessons per week on grammar and language skills
  • 10 lessons per week focus on study skills and exam practice

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Usually the check-in is one or two days before the start of the course, and check out on the day of graduation. You can change the dates in the form.

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AXO Islington Student Residence

School residence 18 - 99 years old

Important: Accommodation availability is subject to change without notice and it is out of Worddy's ability to know its availability on real time. Only the school can confirm once a booking has been received.

Staying in this London student accommodations will improve your student life. These buildings are all centrally located within Zone 2, close to excellent transport links and major universities, providing you with the perfect base to make the most of your time in one of the World’s greatest cities.

  • Location: Approx. 30 min to LSI London Central by public transport. Nearest station: Holloway Road/Archway (zone 2)
  • Minimum age: 18+
  • Rooms: Single en-suite room, large bed
  • Private Bathroom: Yes
  • Meals: Self-catering, share kitchen
  • Facilities: Free Wi-Fi, communal area, launderette on-site, bicycle storage
  • Prices (per week per person): Single en-suite room: From GBP305.
  • Availability: Year-round
  • Other: Bed linen provided, towels not provided, cleaning before checking in, weekly cleaning of the communal kitchens, kitchen pack provided. LSI student placements managed by an external agency. 
  • Minimum stay 2 weeks.
  • Cancellation policy: Free cancellation up to 3 weeks before the arrival date.

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LSI Homestay

Homestay 16 - 99 years old

Important: Accommodation availability is subject to change without notice and it is out of Worddy's ability to know its availability on real time. Only the school can confirm once a booking has been received.

The homestays are carefully selected and offer students the opportunity to learn more about British culture in a comfortable setting
while studying English in London.

• Welcoming and friendly atmosphere
• Carefully selected by our Accommodation Officer and visited on a regular basis
• Choice of single rooms (or twin rooms if two students book for the same period) with bed and breakfast or half board
• All bed linen and towels provided
• The majority of homestay hosts will do the laundry once a week
• Good and reliable transport links
• Students don’t have access to kitchen facilities
• Commute time from the London homestays to LSI London Central by public transportation can be up to 60 minutes
• Prices for the public transport can vary from zone 1-2 with GBP138.70 per month to zone 1-5 with GBP237.00 per month
• Students which stay for 14 weeks or more can apply for a Student Oyster Card to get a discount of 30% on the prices
• Arrivals between 7:00 am and 11:00 pm on Saturdays or Sundays

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Chapter Portobello - LSI


School residence 18 - 99 years old

Important: Accommodation availability is subject to change without notice and it is out of Worddy's ability to know its availability on real time. Only the school can confirm once a booking has been received.

Chapter Portobello provides tranquil, canalside student accommodation close to the World famous Portobello Market. You'll have easy access to a range of Universities and Colleges across West London including the University of Westminster which is 23 minutes on the tube. We also offer a free shuttle bus that stops at Westbourne Park Station and Notting Hill Gate Station.

The residence is approx. 30 minutes to LSI London Central by public transport.

Facilities: Free internet, kitchenette, cinema room, games room, free gym on-site.
Other: Bed linen provided, towels not provided, cleaning service can be booked as an extra directly in the residence, kitchen pack provided for studios.

LSI student placements are managed by an external agency. Minimum stay 1 week.

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