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Language Studies International, Cambridge (LSI)

Intensive English Program [Cambridge, 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
  • Experience the history and tradition combined with the modern excitement of Cambridge, one of the world’s most popular student towns
  • 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.
    • Fast Facts
    • Affiliation : Private English School
      Establishment : 1965
      Membership/Accreditation : British Council, English UK
      Enrollment : 150
      Average Class Size : 10
      Airport Pickup : Yes
      Tuition : Medium
      Community Type : Urban
      Transportation : Train, bus, taxi
    • CONTACT INFORMATION
    • Language Studies International, Cambridge
      41 Tenison Road
      Cambridge, England  CB1 2DG  UNITED KINGDOM
      TEL: +44 (0)1223 361 783
      FAX: +44 (0)1223 467 725
      E-mail: cam@lsi.edu
      Website: http://www.lsi.edu
  • More Details
    • 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 centrally situated in the heart of Cambridge, the world famous university town which lies approximately 50 miles (80km) north-northeast of London. The school is in a quiet residential area, only a 15 minute walk from the town center, and perfectly situated for enjoying this beautiful, ancient university town. Best known as the home of the University of Cambridge, the second-oldest university in the English speaking world, Cambridge is the one of the world’s most popular student towns. It is a bustling student city with a reputation for academic brilliance and scientific discovery. Young people from all over the world enjoy the student life, around which this town has revolved for centuries.
      Cambridge is one of Britain's smaller cities but, it is also one of the fastest growing. Today, Cambridge has a population of well over 100,000 and booming educational and high-tech industries. The city has retained the picturesque charm that has continuously delighted people from all over the world. Between three and four million visitors come to enjoy the city's delights every year. Its narrow streets and historic colleges are famous throughout the world, as are its legions of cyclists and the many long and narrow boats (called “punts”) gliding down the willow-lined River Cam. There are various opportunities to enjoy sports, theatre, cinemas, pubs, and shopping. The blossoming festival culture, with its emphasis on popular music, film, and art, is a sign that there is always something to do in Cambridge. The University of Cambridge and the University of Oxford, collectively known as Oxbridge, are the two oldest and most famous universities in Britain. Both were found more than 750 years ago, and between them have produced a large number of Britain’s most prominent scientists, writers, and politicians.
  • Study Options
    • Academic Year Abroad (AYA)

    • Overview
    • 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.
    • 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
      • 2021/05/17
      • 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
    • Costs
    • APPLICATION FEE
      UK£ 80 (US$ 105)
      TUITION FEE (2019-2020)
      24 WEEKS UK£ 5,760
      30 WEEKS UK£ 7,200
      36 WEEKS UK£ 8,640
      48 WEEKS UK£ 11,520
      HOUSING
      PLACEMENT FEE
      HOUSING FEE
      LENGTH HOMESTAY DORMITORY / ON-CAMPUS APARTMENT OFF-CAMPUS RESIDENCE
      24-48 WEEKS UK£ 125-185 Per Week N/A UK£ 200-330 Per Week
      Airport Pickup Service
      UK£ 155(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

    • Overview
    • 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.
    • 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
      • 2021/05/17
      • 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
    • Costs
    • 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£ 125-185 per week N/A UK£ 200-300 per week
      Airport Pickup Service
      UK£ 150(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

    • Overview
    • The Gemera; 20 Program is offered throughout the year in 1-52 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.
    • 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
      • 2021/05/17
      • 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
    • Costs
    • 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£ 125-185 Per Week N/A UK£ 200-330 per week
      Airport Pickup Service
      UK£ 150(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 Cambridge
    • Location
      Language Studies International, Cambridge
      41 Tenison Road Cambridge, England  CB1 2DG  UNITED KINGDOM
    • Getting To Your School
    • From London Heathrow International Airport:
      The school arranges airport pick-up service that costs GBP 135 and brings students directly to the school in approximately 90 minutes. Taxis are also available at the airport.
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