Learn English with LAL!

Great destinations and a wide range of courses

We have over 30 years' experience of providing excellent language tuition and exciting leisure activities for English learners. With language centres in top English speaking destinations, including London, Boston and Cape Town, we provide a full range of English language courses, covering everything from General English through to Exam Preparation, Higher Education and Teacher Training for all levels from beginners to advanced.

Student-centred learning

English lessons are at the heart of our business and our teachers are skilled at tailoring our lessons to make them engaging and dynamic while meeting the needs of each student. All LAL teachers are trained, experienced, native-level English speakers who are passionate about English.

Citizens of the world

At LAL, you’ll become a fully-fledged ‘citizen of the world’. You’ll meet, learn and socialise with learners from around the globe and make friendships and have experiences that will last a lifetime - all while you improve your English.

Catered to your needs

LAL offers an extraordinarily warm and friendly family feel where our students feel immediately at home. LAL’s dedicated staff go out of their way to ensure that each and every student feel happy throughout their stay. You’ll be taught in classes with a maximum of 15 students, ensuring that you receive personal attention from the teacher while being able to interact and practise with a variety of other learners in the class.

Fully Accredited Schools

LAL Language Centres (LALLC) are all fully accredited by recognised prescribing national authorities in each location. In the UK, LAL programmes are accredited by Accreditation UK, a scheme monitored jointly by the British Council and English UK. Their Summer Schools have been named as "Centers of Excellence" by the EL Gazette. In the USA, their programmes are accredited by CEA and they are members of the AAIEP and the NAFSA; in Malta, they are accredited by FELTOM and the EFL Monitoring Board; and in South Africa, their programmes are recognised by EDUSA. LAL regularly achieves merits of excellence across a range of criteria for their English language programmes and ancillary services to students.

LAL Advantage - our online platform

Our online platform included for every student in the UK, USA and South Africa. Before you arrive: When you book with LAL in England, the USA and South Africa, you will receive a unique sign-on, giving you access to our LAL Advantage portal and app with information about your course, level tests and much more to prepare you for your arrival at our schools.

Programs taught in:
  • English (US)

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LAL Language Centres

This course is an exam preparation course for aviation professionals and those planning to enter the industry who need to achieve and maintain Level 4 (operational) as me ... [+]

English for Aviation: ICAO Level 4 preparation in the USA

USA: Fort Lauderdale or Boston

ICAO Level 4 proficiency is a requirement for commercial and private airline pilots, including helicopter pilots who fly internationally; Air Traffic Control Officers (ATCOs) and assistants; anyone using air-ground voice communications for international air operations.

LAL Language Centres in the USA offers a 10 week preparation course for the ICAO Level 4 Exam. It includes 20 lessons per week (15 hours) and has a minimum level required of B1 Intermediate. The course is available to students with a Tourist Visa (B1/B2), Visa Waiver or F-1 Student Visa (with additional hours). Students take the exam on-site at the end of the programme.... [-]

USA Fort Lauderdale Boston
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10 - 10 weeks
LAL Language Centres

The Cambridge FCE exam will give you a qualification that is recognised by thousands of businesses and educational institutions across the world. Our experienced teachers ... [+]

Cambridge FCE, CAE & CPE exam preparation courses

London, Torbay, Cape Town, Fort Lauderdale, Boston

There are three different kinds of certificate that you can take: Cambridge English First (FCE), Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) and Cambridge English Proficiency (CPE). We have 6 or 10 weeks options available (depending on your level of English) at all of our locations.

Cambridge Exams have been designed to determine your level of English for both work and study purposes. Each of the different exams have been created to test students with different levels and test the four skills of the English language: reading, writing, listening and speaking. The exams will also be looking at your level of vocabulary and grammar.... [-]

United Kingdom London USA Fort Lauderdale Boston Paignton South Africa Cape Town  + 4 More
August 2020
6 - 10 find your juris doctor
LAL Language Centres

The General English course will cover the four main skills you need to write and speak English (reading, writing, listening and speaking), with an emphasis on practical c ... [+]

General & Intensive English

London, Torbay, Cape Town, Fort Lauderdale, Boston

General English courses at LAL provide the perfect mix of topical conversation to improve listening and speaking skills, combined with specific grammar and vocabulary sessions focused on current student needs.

With over 30 years of experience, LAL offers a learning atmosphere unlike any other language school. Studying English in a multi-cultural environment, gives overseas students a real opportunity to dive into cultural richness.

Teachers draw on current EFL methodologies including task-based learning and communicative approaches to engage and challenge students in a friendly and supportive environment. Learning English becomes fun and engaging in the hands of our creative teachers who love what they do, and who share their passion for English with students from all over the world.... [-]

United Kingdom London USA Fort Lauderdale Boston Paignton South Africa Cape Town Malta Sliema  + 6 More
Open Enrollment
1 - 52 weeks
LAL Language Centres

Here at LAL we can help you with IELTS exam preparation and get you on the right path to achieving a university education in the UK. We have experienced teachers, who hav ... [+]


London, Torbay, Cape Town

IELTS stands for International English Language Testing System andis used by universities around the world to assess the language level of non-native English speakers.

This is an essential requirement for English-speaking universities and it is an international qualification recognised by over 9000 organisations around the world.

Here at LAL we can help you with IELTS exam preparation and get you on the right path to achieving a university education in the UK. We have experienced teachers, who have spent many years teaching IELTS exam classes, a wide range of resources and a friendly and supportive learning environment. Our teachers understand what IELTS examiners are looking for and can provide you with tips and strategies to maximise your chance of achieving a good score.... [-]

United Kingdom London Paignton South Africa Cape Town  + 1 More
Open Enrollment
1 - 52 weeks