Bloomsbury International

Introduction

About Us

Bloomsbury International is a friendly, independent English language school in the centre of London offering excellent quality English language courses at affordable prices.

Our aim is to ensure that all our students improve their English quickly, reach their learning goals and enjoy their time in London. You will be provided with a personal study plan, as well as individual attention and support throughout your English course to ensure that you progress rapidly and achieve your learning objectives.

We have a truly international atmosphere with around 2,000 students from over 40 different countries choosing to study at Bloomsbury International every year. Whether you are looking to prepare for an English language exam, improve your career opportunities or just learn English for fun, you are sure to find the perfect course.

Bloomsbury International is accredited by the British Council, EAQUALS (excellence in language education) and ISI (the Independent Schools Inspectorate), and we have recently received two excellent inspection reports. We are also a UKVI Tier 4 Sponsor and a member of English UK.

Our beautiful, historic premises are located just two minutes' walk from Holborn underground station (zone 1) and only a few minutes' walk from Oxford Street, Covent Garden and the British Museum. Our school is equipped with modern facilities including an Internet Studio, a TOEIC Test Centre, a Student Resource Centre, a Café, interactive whiteboards (IWBs) in the majority of our classrooms and high speed Wi-Fi which is free for all our students to use. Our classrooms and facilities are all furnished to a high standard, with your comfort and safety in mind.

The school is run by a dedicated and qualified group of professionals who have many years' experience in the various aspects of managing language training operations. Together, their expertise offers you a high quality learning experience that places you, the student, at the centre and puts your needs and preferences first.

Our qualified, carefully selected and dedicated teachers all hold internationally recognised English language teaching qualifications and you will find them passionate, enthusiastic and committed to their students' learning. Inspectors have commented on the excellence of teaching at Bloomsbury International.

With modern facilities, excellent customer service, an exciting social programme and academic excellence, Bloomsbury International is your choice for success!

Our Facilities

A comfortable, relaxed environment with modern study resources and equipment plays an important role in maximising your English studies and ensuring that you progress rapidly.

Bloomsbury International is the perfect mix of traditional and modern. The school is situated in a beautiful Georgian building protected by government order to preserve all its historic features. Inside, the original features remain; however, the building has been completely renovated and offers 21st century comfort and technology including wireless computer connections, the latest audio-visual study aids and interactive whiteboards in the majority of our classrooms.

Olympic Lounge:

Come down during your break or after class to socialise with your classmates and play a game of pool.

Multi-Faith room:

A quiet space for people of all faiths to contemplate in silence.

Student Resource Centre:

An important part of learning is having time and a comfortable place for practice and consolidation and our Student Resource Centre provides a quiet and relaxing atmosphere for you to study in before or after your English classes.

We have a range of resources available to help you with your self-study, such as different level work sheets, CDs, DVDs, grammar and vocabulary books and short novels written especially for English language learners. You can also use your laptop or electronic device to study by taking advantage of our free high-speed Wi-Fi internet access.

Bloomsbury Café:

The café is one of the focus points of Bloomsbury International, where students meet to socialise with food and drinks, relax and watch TV or use their laptops with our Wi-Fi internet access.

The café offers fresh food, snacks and hot and cold drinks at reasonable prices, prepared by our friendly café staff.

Theatre Room:

Our Theatre Room is used for a variety of activities. It contains several computers and teachers often take their classes there for exam practice, project work and blended-learning lessons. The room is also used for presentations, our Monday assessment and induction for new students, and our weekly TOEIC exams.

Student Houses

Bloomsbury International Student Houses

  • Stay from one week
  • Great location: peaceful residential area with easy access to school
  • Exclusive to Bloomsbury International students
  • Twin rooms can be booked even if you are travelling on your own
  • Designated house carer: well-maintained properties and warm friendly service
  • Fully furnished and comfortable

Accommodation Offer

Being a popular choice, our single rooms at Bloomsbury International Student Houses are often fully booked. But don’t worry! To help out our students who would prefer to have their own bedroom, we are offering our double and twin rooms for special single occupancy rates. First come, first served.

Subject to availability

  • Standard shared twin: £155 or for single occupancy: £235
  • Superior shared twin: £198 or for single occupancy: £290
  • Standard Double for single occupancy: £215
  • Superior Double for single occupancy: £235

Bloomsbury Student Houses are perfect for students who wish to experience living independently in London, while studying English and meeting other students from around the world.

Our high quality student houses are inviting, comfortable, fully furnished and equipped with everything you need for day-to-day living. On your arrival, you will be welcomed by our house carer who will ensure you are well looked after during your stay with us. Our houses are located on peaceful and safe residential streets in Zone 2. On your doorstep, the Archway neighbourhood has a great selection of shops as well as pubs, restaurants and cafés to socialise in with your newly found friends. Alternatively, bustling Camden or the open spaces of Finsbury Park and the greenery of Hampstead Heath are easily accessible by public transport.

If you want to immerse yourself in London, practise your English and make great friends from all over the world, a Bloomsbury Student House is the choice for you!

Facilities & services

  • All bills included
  • 24 hour emergency telephone number
  • Cleaning service: communal areas cleaned weekly
  • WiFi
  • Use of the washing machines
  • Fully-equipped kitchens with all the utensils you need
  • Freeview TV in all the bedrooms with a wide selection of channels
  • Bedding Pack

Room options

  • Standard single room
  • Superior single room (private bathroom can be arranged, subject to additional fee and availability)
  • Standard double room for single or double occupancy
  • Superior double room for singe of double occupancy
  • Standard shared twin
  • Standard shared twin en-suite
This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

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Courses

Business English Course

Campus Full time 1 week Open Enrollment United Kingdom London

With English as the global language of choice for all aspects of business, many corporations expect their employees to use spoken and written English to communicate effectively at work. [+]

Business English Course With English as the global language of choice for all aspects of business, many corporations expect their employees to use spoken and written English to communicate effectively at work. In our Business English classes, you will learn how to express yourself more fluently and confidently when communicating with clients and colleagues at different levels and in various work situations. Some of the topics covered in this course include: Small talk in the business world Negotiating and persuading Participating in meetings Presentation skills Interview skills Writing reports, emails and business documents At Bloomsbury International you can choose to study business English in group classes or we can tailor-make a programme to suit your specialisation. You can even choose to take a work experience programme in your career area. What is the main focus of this course? To practise using English in different situations and at different levels of formality at work. To enhance your awareness of different communication styles in order for you to choose the appropriate style for various situations. To develop all four Business English skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking), as well as fluency, pronunciation and Business English vocabulary. To maximize your ability to represent your company efficiently at international level. [-]

Cambridge Exam Preparation

Campus Full time 1 week Open Enrollment United Kingdom London

Cambridge English exams are recognised by more than 13,500 universities, colleges, employers, agencies and governments all around the world. [+]

Cambridge Exam Preparation Cambridge English exams are recognised by more than 13,500 universities, colleges, employers, agencies and governments all around the world. Bloomsbury International offers preparation classes for the following General English Cambridge exams: Cambridge English: Key (KET) – A2 level CEFR Cambridge English: Preliminary (PET) – B1 level CEFR Cambridge English: First (FCE) – B2 level CEFR Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) – C1 level CEFR Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) – C2 level CEFR Cambridge English exams are designed to assess your use of everyday spoken and written English for work or study purposes. The exams are run at various levels and test all English language skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking), as well as your knowledge of grammar and vocabulary. Our qualified, carefully selected and dedicated teachers deliver lessons based on their learners' needs, ensuring that you improve your English and practise the exam skills at the same time. The lessons include grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and topical communication skills, as well as past exam paper practice and mock exams. The exam fees range from £75 - £130. For exam dates and fees, as well as availability, please visit the Cambridge ESOL website or contact us for assistance. What is the main focus of this course? To improve the overall level of English, including all four skills (reading, writing, speaking and listening), as well as grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation. To provide guidance and tips in order for you to successfully pass your chosen exam. To maximise your learning potential and ensure fast progress through plenty of practice and support. To enhance your ability to achieve a high score in this globally recognised exam. [-]

General English Course

Campus Full time 1 week Open Enrollment United Kingdom London

A perfect course for students who wish to improve their ability to communicate with people in everyday situations. [+]

General English Course A perfect course for students who wish to improve their ability to communicate with people in everyday situations. Our qualified, carefully selected and dedicated teachers plan their lessons with individual students' needs in mind and deliver lessons focussing on all aspects of language, including vocabulary, grammar, pronunciation, reading, writing, speaking and listening. There is a strong focus on fluency and effective communication, and a major part of this English course is activating the passive knowledge that many students already have. This means that a short course of even one week is beneficial. What is the main focus of this course? To study and practise English language in a class with students from all around the world who have the same level of English as you. To make good progress in relation to your own learning goals. To become more confident using English to communicate with people in everyday situations. To be able to understand people speaking English at different levels and with different accents. [-]

IELTS Preparation

Campus Full time 1 week Open Enrollment United Kingdom London

IELTS (International English Language Testing System) is recognised by over 8000 universities, schools, colleges, agencies, companies and employers in more than 135 countries. [+]

IELTS Preparation IELTS (International English Language Testing System) is recognised by over 8000 universities, schools, colleges, agencies, companies and employers in more than 135 countries. IELTS is designed to measure the candidate's ability to use English language in an academic environment. It tests all four skills (reading, writing, speaking and listening) and it is most commonly used for college / school / university applications. Our qualified, carefully selected and dedicated teachers deliver lessons based on their learners' needs, ensuring that you improve your English and practise the exam skills at the same time. The lessons include grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and topical communication skills, as well as past exam paper practice and mock exams. The exam fee is approximately £140. For exam dates and fees, as well as availability, please visit the British Council website or contact us for assistance. What is the main focus of this course? To improve the overall level of English, including all four skills (reading, writing, speaking and listening), as well as grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation. To enhance your ability to use the specialist language required for IELTS. To provide guidance and tips in order for you to achieve your desired score. To maximise your learning potential and ensure fast progress through plenty of practice and support. [-]

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Bloomsbury International, English school in London

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Bloomsbury International (UK) Ltd
6-8 Southampton Place

London, England, WC1A 2DB GB