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Language Studies International, Brighton (LSI)

Intensive English Program [Brighton, England]

HIGHLIGHTS

  • LSI centers equipped with state-of-the-art computer rooms to be used during regular language lessons or for self-study
  • University placement service available to LSI students. Students have been placed in: University of Wales, University of Manchester and the London School of Economics
  • A popular seaside resort surrounded by the beautiful countryside, enjoy the sunny weather and refreshing atmosphere
  • Information
    • About the School
    • Founded in 1965, Language Studies International (LSI) has one aim: to ensure their students receive the best language learning experience. Consisting of 17 private language schools, LSI centers are located in 9 countries and have helped thousands of students from around the world significantly improve their English skills in the shortest time possible. LSI centers are located among the best-known cities in the world in order to offer students exposure to different cross-cultural ideas in vibrant urban environments and deepen their English communication skills and cultural understanding. For students wanting to study at a college or university, LSI offers academic counseling to help students during the application process. Academic counselors advise students which undergraduate courses to choose from, as well as arrange visits to universities and assist in completing university applications. Learning from native speaking instructors trained to the highest standards, students study from well-developed curriculums designed to develop their fluency and hone their skills in the areas of grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation, as well as speaking, listening, reading and writing. Additional classes focus on: film and theater, media studies, current events, politics and local culture. All LSI centers in United Kingdom are accredited by the British Council and are members of English UK, the national association of accredited English language centers.
    • DATA
    • Type : Private English School
      Establishment : 1965
      Membership/Accreditation : British Council, English UK
      Enrollment : 150
      Average Class Size : 10
      Student Adviser : Yes
      Airport Pickup : Yes
      Internet Access : Yes
      Tuition : Medium
      Activities : Frequent
      Location : Urban
      Transportation : Train, subway, bus, taxi
    • CONTACT INFORMATION
    • Language Studies International, Brighton
      13 Ventnor Villas
      Brighton, England  BN3 3DD  UNITED KINGDOM
      TEL: +44 (0)1273 722 060
      FAX: +44 (0)1273 746 341
      E-mail: bri@lsi.edu
      Website: http://www.lsi.edu
  • More Details
    • Student Countries of Origin
    • LSI Brighton Center has hosted thousands of students from around the world. The majority of students have come to the school from Europe, including Switzerland (10%), Spain (10%), France (5%) and Germany. Students also come from Asia; Japan (20%), Korea (10%), Taiwan and China. Others include students from countries in Latin America (15%) and Middle East (5%).
    • Faculty Qualifications
    • The instructors are trained, fully-certified professionals. Many instructors have lived and traveled abroad and have extensive experience teaching English to students from around the world. The personal and academic qualities of the instructors make each uniquely qualified to offer meaningful language-learning opportunities and to care deeply about their students.
    • Housing
    • The school provides students with the opportunity to live in off-campus residences or enjoy a homestay experience. For students who prefer an independent lifestyle, off-campus residences provide more privacy and offer opportunities to interact with people in the community outside the school environment. The school also arranges homestays for those students who want to experience local culture first-hand as a member of a family and practice their conversational English. Students are encouraged to make their housing arrangements as early as possible due to the limited amount of space available. Private off-campus apartments are also available; however students must make their own arrangements. For more information, use the Contact Address to ask the school directly.
    • Surrounding Area
    • The school is located right in the heart of Hove. Hove is a small, friendly seaside town on the south coast of England immediately to the west of its larger neighbor city, Brighton known as a popular tourist destination with numerous hotels, restaurants and entertainment facilities. The school occupies a beautiful Victorian building in a comfortable residential area within easy reach of the city centre and the seafront.
      Hove forms a single urban community together with Brighton and some smaller towns and villages running along the coast. Today, the borough of Brighton and Hove is considered an important educational and cultural center with an international reputation as one of the most fashionable cities in England. The modern city of Brighton and its surrounding area is also an important educational centre with universities and many English language schools.
      Home to over 150,000 residents, Brighton is one of the largest and most famous seaside resorts in the United Kingdom. Often referred to as “London-by-the-sea”, the city offers one of the most accessible tourist beaches from London. It is an exciting city with more hours of sunshine than almost anywhere in the UK.
      Today, Brighton has also become one of Europe's leading conference resorts and has regularly hosted political conferences of the main political parties. The city is a venue for a spectacular mix of events. Over the summer, the city hosts a variety of outdoor festivals that attract world-wide attention.
  • Courses
    • Academic Year Abroad (AYA)

    • About This Course
    • The Academic Year Abroad (AYA) is offered throughout the year with starting dates every month. Students enrolled in the Intensive program receive 30 lessons per week. The Academic Year Abroad (AYA) is an excellent opportunity for students to take a long-term course learning English, immerse themselves in a new culture and make friends from all over the world.

      The program is offered to students with various English language levels. Upon their arrival at LSI, students are given a written test and an interview to ensure their proper placement in class. Individual course plans are designed for each student based on needs, language level and the duration of the course. Students may choose to split their program evenly between multiple LSI centers in the same country.

      Academic Year Abroad (AYA) is designed for students to improve English fluency in a variety of everyday situations. Every student receives regular academic counseling and assistance with study skills and university placement when necessary. Students may also choose to study Examination courses or, for those considering a career in business, they may choose to study the English for Business Course as part of the AYA curriculum. To complement their course and textbook work, students also participate in language-learning exercises such as role-playing, using authentic recorded material, and reading newspapers and magazines. In addition to Intensive English language training, students are encouraged to spend time outside of the classroom making friends, sightseeing, visiting colleges and universities or participating in one of LSI’s many activity programs.

      As an added service, LSI offers academic counseling to those students planning to enroll in a college or university following their AYA studies at LSI. Academic advisors offer students important advice as to which undergraduate courses to choose and the TOEFL score requirements, as well as arrange visits to universities and assist in completing university applications. Over the years, LSI students have been placed in many prestigious universities throughout the world. Work Experience may also be arranged for AYA students under certain conditions.

      Classroom sizes average 10 students per class with a maximum of 15 students. Every effort is made to keep classes at an ideal size for effective long-term English language learning.


    • Course Data
    • CLASS SIZE: 10 Students
      CLASS LEVELS: 6 Levels
      COURSE LENGTH: 24, 30, 36, 48 Weeks
      MINIMUM AGE: 16 years Old
      REQUIREMENT: N/A
      HOUSING: Homestay
      Off-Campus Residence

    • Dates
      • Choose 24 - 48 Week Course from Starting Dates
      • 2021/04/12
      • 2021/04/19
      • 2021/04/26
      • 2021/05/03
      • 2021/05/10
      • 2021/05/17
      • 2021/05/24
      • 2021/05/31
      • 2021/06/07
      • 2021/06/14
      • 2021/06/21
      • 2021/06/28
      • 2021/07/05
      • 2021/07/12
      • 2021/07/19
      • 2021/07/26
      • 2021/08/02
      • 2021/08/09
      • 2021/08/16
      • 2021/08/23
      • 2021/08/30
      • 2021/09/06
      • 2021/09/13
      • 2021/09/20
      • 2021/09/27
      • 2021/10/04
      • 2021/10/11
      • 2021/10/18
      • 2021/10/25
      • 2021/11/01
      • 2021/11/08
      • 2021/11/15
      • 2021/11/22
      • 2021/11/29
      • 2021/12/06
      • 2021/12/13
      • 2021/12/20
      • 2021/12/27
    • Fees
    • APPLICATION FEE
      UK£ 80 (US$ 105)
      TUITION FEE (2020-2021)
      24 WEEKS UK£ 5,590
      30 WEEKS UK£ 6,970
      36 WEEKS UK£ 8,350
      48 WEEKS UK£ 11,110
      HOUSING
      PLACEMENT FEE
      UK£ 450-500
      HOUSING FEE
      LENGTH HOMESTAY DORMITORY / ON-CAMPUS APARTMENT OFF-CAMPUS RESIDENCE
      24-48 WEEKS UK£ 115-215 per week UK£ 200-210 per week
      Airport Pickup Service
      UK£ 145(Heathrow)
    • Remarks / Other Information
    • Dates and fees are approximate and may change without prior notice.
      Application fee is non-refundable.
      Homestay fees include meals.
    • Intensive 30 Program

    • About This Course
    • The Intensive 30 Program is offered throughout the year in 1-52 week sessions. Students enrolled in the program receive 30 lessons per week. The Intensive 30 Program is ideal for those students who wish to study intensively and develop well-rounded insight in to the English language and the British culture.

      The program is offered at 6 levels of instruction from beginner to advanced. Upon their arrival at LSI, students are given a written test and an interview to ensure their proper placement in an ability level. At the end of their session, students are awarded a certificate of completion as proof of their language competence.

      The program’s curriculum concentrates on all the skill areas students require to achieve greater fluency in a short period of time. Students attend a total of six lessons every day, Monday through Friday. The morning classes focus on improving students’ grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation, as well as concentrating to develop students’ speaking, listening, reading and writing skills. Afternoon classes draw upon the skills learned during the morning classes through fluency practice and a comprehensive review of the British culture and customs. Topics of these afternoon classes may include: film and theater, media studies, current events, politics, local culture and research using the Internet.

      As an added service, LSI offers academic counseling to those students planning to enroll in a college or university following their studies at LSI. Academic advisors offer students advice as to which undergraduate courses to choose and the TOEFL score requirements, as well as arrange visits to universities and assist in completing university applications. LSI students have been placed in such esteemed universities as: University of Wales, University of Manchester and the London School of Economics.

      Classroom sizes average 10 students per class with a maximum of 15 students. Every effort is made to keep classes at an ideal size for effective English language instruction.
    • Course Data
    • CLASS SIZE: 10 students
      CLASS LEVELS: 6 levels
      COURSE LENGTH: 1-52 weeks
      MINIMUM AGE: 16 years old
      REQUIREMENT: N/A
      HOUSING: Homestay
      Off-Campus Residence
    • Dates
      • Choose 1 - 52 Week Course from Starting Dates
      • 2021/04/12
      • 2021/04/19
      • 2021/04/26
      • 2021/05/03
      • 2021/05/10
      • 2021/05/17
      • 2021/05/24
      • 2021/05/31
      • 2021/06/07
      • 2021/06/14
      • 2021/06/21
      • 2021/06/28
      • 2021/07/05
      • 2021/07/12
      • 2021/07/19
      • 2021/07/26
      • 2021/08/02
      • 2021/08/09
      • 2021/08/16
      • 2021/08/23
      • 2021/08/30
      • 2021/09/06
      • 2021/09/13
      • 2021/09/20
      • 2021/09/27
      • 2021/10/04
      • 2021/10/11
      • 2021/10/18
      • 2021/10/25
      • 2021/11/01
      • 2021/11/08
      • 2021/11/15
      • 2021/11/22
      • 2021/11/29
    • Fees
    • APPLICATION FEE
      UK£ 80 (US$ 105)
      TUITION FEE (2019-2020)
      1-3 WEEKS UK£ 355 per week
      4-11 WEEKS UK£ 325 per week
      12-15 WEEKS UK£ 305 per week
      16-23 WEEKS UK£ 285 per week
      24+ WEEKS UK£ 255 per week
      HOUSING
      PLACEMENT FEE
      UK£ 450-500
      HOUSING FEE
      LENGTH HOMESTAY DORMITORY / ON-CAMPUS APARTMENT OFF-CAMPUS RESIDENCE
      1-52 WEEKS UK£ 115-215 per week N/A UK£ 200-215 per week
      Airport Pickup Service
      UK£ 145(Heathrow)
    • Remarks / Other Information
    • Dates and fees are approximate and may change without prior notice.
      Application fee is non-refundable.
      Homestay fees include meals.
    • General 20 Program

    • About This Course
    • The General 20 Program is offered throughout the year in 4-, 8- and 12-week sessions. Students enrolled in the program receive 20 lessons of classroom instruction per week. A popular program at LSI, the Standard 20 Program is ideal for those students who have more free-time and want to combine their language studies with other activities.

      The program is offered at 6 levels of instruction from beginner to advanced. Upon their arrival at LSI, students are given a written test and an interview to ensure their proper placement in an ability level. At the end of their session, students are awarded a certificate of completion as proof of their language competence.

      The program’s curriculum is designed for students to rapidly improve their communication skills in a variety of everyday situations. Students attend a total of four lessons every day in the morning, Monday through Friday. Two classes focus on improving students’ grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation while the additional two classes concentrate on developing students’ speaking, listening, reading and writing skills. To complement their course and textbook work, students also participate in language-learning exercises such as role-plays, using authentic recorded material, and reading newspapers and magazines. Many students opt to spend their afternoons sightseeing, visiting colleges and universities or participating in one of LSI’s many activity programs.

      As an added service, LSI offers academic counseling to those students planning to enroll in a college or university following their studies at LSI. Academic advisors offer students advice as to which undergraduate courses to choose and the TOEFL score requirements, as well as arrange visits to universities and assist in completing university applications. LSI students have been placed in such esteemed universities as: University of Wales, University of Manchester and the London School of Economics.

      Classroom sizes average 10 students per class with a maximum of 15 students. Every effort is made to keep classes at an ideal size for effective English language instruction.
    • Course Data
    • CLASS SIZE: 10 students
      CLASS LEVELS: 6 levels
      COURSE LENGTH: 1-52 weeks
      MINIMUM AGE: 16 years old
      REQUIREMENT: N/A
      HOUSING: Homestay
      Off-Campus Residence
    • Dates
      • Choose 1 - 52 Week Course from Starting Dates
      • 2021/04/12
      • 2021/04/19
      • 2021/04/26
      • 2021/05/03
      • 2021/05/10
      • 2021/05/17
      • 2021/05/24
      • 2021/05/31
      • 2021/06/07
      • 2021/06/14
      • 2021/06/21
      • 2021/06/28
      • 2021/07/05
      • 2021/07/12
      • 2021/07/19
      • 2021/07/26
      • 2021/08/02
      • 2021/08/09
      • 2021/08/16
      • 2021/08/23
      • 2021/08/30
      • 2021/09/06
      • 2021/09/13
      • 2021/09/20
      • 2021/09/27
      • 2021/10/04
      • 2021/10/11
      • 2021/10/18
      • 2021/10/25
      • 2021/11/01
      • 2021/11/08
      • 2021/11/15
      • 2021/11/22
      • 2021/11/29
    • Fees
    • APPLICATION FEE
      UK£ 80 (US$ 105)
      TUITION FEE (2019-2020)
      1-3 WEEKS UK£ 270 per week
      4-11 WEEKS UK£ 260 per week
      12-15 WEEKS UK£ 250 per week
      16-23 WEEKS UK£ 230 per week
      24+ WEEKS UK£ 210 per week
      HOUSING
      PLACEMENT FEE
      UK£ 450-500
      HOUSING FEE
      LENGTH HOMESTAY DORMITORY / ON-CAMPUS APARTMENT OFF-CAMPUS RESIDENCE
      1-52 WEEKS UK£ 115-215 per week N/A UK£ 200-215 per week
      Airport Pickup Service
      UK£ 145(Heathrow)
    • Remarks / Other Information
    • Dates and fees are approximate and may change without prior notice.
      Application fee is non-refundable.
      Homestay fees include meals.
  • Location
    • United Kingdom Brighton
    • Location
      Language Studies International, Brighton
      13 Ventnor Villas Brighton, England  BN3 3DD  UNITED KINGDOM
    • Getting To Your School
    • From London Heathrow International Airport:
      The school arranges airport pick-up service that costs GBP 115 and brings students directly to the school in approximately 90 minutes. Taxis are also available at the airport.
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