General English2021-07-09T15:04:08+00:00

 General English

Programme Overview

Everyone have their own reasons for learning English. Some start from scratch, whereas some focus broadening their horizons. However, in order to add value to your skills, you need to have a solid base, clear fundamentals and an active zeal to learn and explore new things. Therefore, our General English course furnishes our students with everything they need to excel in their career. Our fun and engaging General English course will help you to develop all four language skills that are indispensable for an effective communication, i.e. Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking. In addition, we have designed our General English course as such so that it suits the demands of students who are looking to improve their English for the preparation of education and a corporate English speaking environment.

Why should I choose this course?

Key features

  • Develop your own business idea through the Business School’s Incubator and access support through a local ‘Business Angels’ network.
  • Learn to innovate and adapt to volatile, ambiguous and complex situations.
  • Gain insights into contemporary management which will help you prepare for a career in entrepreneurship.
  • Gain Associate Membership of the Chartered Management Institute – there will be a charge for membership of the professional bodies
  • Enhance your employability through internships, consultancy projects, a one-year paid placement and integrated coaching from experienced business leaders.
  • Experience international cultures and develop a global mind-set through options to work and study abroad.
  • Work with academics and entrepreneurs who have extensive experience of management, consultancy or running their own business.

Key Facts

Hours per week
15 Hours

2 to 48 weeks

£160 per week

Payment Plan

Minimum Age

Start Date
For every 2 weeks

Students in class
Average 15 students

Entry Requirements

Before starting, your level of English should be A1 (Elementry) at a minimum.

Please note the minimum age for students wishing to join this course is 16 years old.

As part of your application, you are required to submit the following supporting documents:

  • Passport/ID

  • Application Form

“I improved my English significantly in three months which I never thought i could. London School of Business is the right place for those who want to learn and achieve good result in English.”

Italy, General English

Are You Ready For
Business Foundation?

A Business Foundation programme will provide you with the specific set of Business skills and knowledge necessary for university admission.

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Tuition fees cover the cost of a student’s academic studies. This usually includes teaching costs, registration and examination fees (not repeat or tailing modules, re-sit fees or coursework resubmission). Any costs associated with work placements will be the students responsibility.

2 - 4 Weeks


6 - 12 Weeks


14 - 22 Weeks


24 - 34 Weeks


36 - 48 Weeks


Class Timings

15 hours per week:

Session 1: 9:00 – 12:30
Session 2: 12:30 – 3:30
Session 3: 3:30 – 6:30

Your class may be in the morning or the afternoon depending on your level. You will be given your course timetable on your first day of classes.

General English classes starts every 3 weeks on a Monday (except public holidays and over the LSB holiday periods) on the following days:

6th January 20th January 3rd February 17th February 2nd March 30th March 13th April 27th April 11th May 25th May 8th June 22nd June 6th July 20th July 3rd August 17 th August 7th  September 21st September 5th October 19th October 2nd November 16th November 30th November 14th December

The LSB holiday are on 21st December 2020 to 3rd january 2021.

Public holidays are as follows:

1st January 10th April 23rd April 8th May 25th May 31st August 25th December 26th December

Learning Outcomes

  • Students will heighten their awareness of correct usage of English grammar in writing and speaking.

  • Students will improve their speaking ability in English both in terms of fluency and comprehensibility.

  • Students will increase their reading speed and comprehension of academic articles.

  • Students will strengthen their ability to write academic papers, essays and summaries using the process approach.


Yes, students can open a bank account, all that is needed is documentation.

  • Current passport.
  • Valid visa (for those from outside the European Union)
  • Home bankstatement from the past three months.
  • Proof of address in the UKor abroad (check with your bank)
  • StudentID or acceptance letter from your university.

You must inform us immediately so that we can update your details. For example your address may have changed and this is important we know so that when we send certificates, it goes to the right address.

London School of Business will always be able to help you and if you email us we aim to get back to you within 48hrs or feel free to call us on +44 (0)20 3305 8124.

Please inform us as soon as possible as this may cause a delay in your application by the time you start. There are many applications and checks to be made which takes time. Therefore, we recommend doing this before you start at LSB so that everything is ready when you start.

Once registered at LSB, we can direct you to job fairs. Job fairs are also known as a career fair that employees or recruiters inform you of potential jobs. LSB will also help you get signed on job boards such as Indeed and Reed for more possible jobs.

If you reach out to us, we will be able to arrange another phone call to discuss what grades are acceptable. If we believe you don’t have enough credits to get into LSB, there are many alternatives so don’t panic.

There are open day’s available for students who wish to get a tour around the school. London School of Business holds more than one open day so that every student has an opportunity to attend.

We can always help and inform you what is needed. We can provide a list of available accommodation.


Visit Us

If you are interested in applying we encourage you to visit the School and meet with our recruitment and admissions staff. This is neither a requirement nor expectation if you are planning on applying to the programme.

Related Programmes

At LSB, you will have the chance to study a broad range of subjects. The School offers a unique opportunity to study business alongside other disciplines.

Business English

Business English is considered a detailed and an in depth course which allows you to develop the practical English skills you need for the business world. Many international people study this subject with the objective to be successful with their employment in businesses. It allows you to become more linguistically professional……

IELTS Preparation

IELTS is the International English Testing System. This is an examination which is done all over the world and is trusted in more than 10,000 organisations globally. It is a recognised qualification that is reputable amongst educational institutions, employers, governments and any professional environments nationally and internationally……

International Foundation Programme

International Foundation Programme is a globally recognised programme, an alternative to an A Level or Access to HE qualification. IFP is a 9 month full-time course which offers students with an opportunity to gain entry to degrees at the LSB and other leading universities in the United Kingdom……

How to Apply

By enrolling at London School of Business ypou will be studying with peopple from all different types of backgrounds and different cultures. Providing an opportunity to socialise and make friends from nations across the globe. Apply now, and one of our Admission Advisors will be in touch to support you through the process.

You can use the following link to apply for the programme: https://www.lsbuk.com/apply/

  • Personal details

  • Family information

  • Extracurricular activities

  • Global interests and experiences

There is no application fee.

  • Proof of your academic achievements, including official school transcripts

  • Evidence of English proficiency, i.e: TOEFL/IELTS/ Functional Skills Level 2 (if English is not your native language)

  • GMAT/SAT/ACT scores (optional)

  • One academic reference

  • A Personal Statement as an essay (400–500 words)

  • Scholarship and financial aid application included with the application form

In order to assess your eligibility for the programme, we will review your profile and your expectations from your career. This will be done via an in-person, telephonic or video conversation. In addition, we will mark your English proficiency for the course as well, and advise on further actions to be taken on your part.

Once your application and personal assessment interview are completed, you will receive an admission decision within two weeks. If you have any questions regarding the status of your application, feel free to contact your Admission Advisor.

If you are accepted into the program and have decided to start your studies at London School of Business, you must confirm your place prior to confirmation deadline.

Once we confirm your student status with us, we will be sending out useful information regarding your pre-arrival, and pre-enrolment.  Not only that, we will work alongside to make sure you have a seamless arrival in the UK.

Need Help Choosing A Programme?

Choosing the right programme is an important part of your future success. Our dedicated student counsellors are happy to assist you in choosing the right programme that best suits your professional goals. Please contact us on +44 (0)20 3305 8124 or send us an email to english@lsbuk.com to discuss your requirements and obtain an application form.

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