English Exam Courses

English Exam Courses at LSI/IH Portsmouth

Our full-time exam preparation courses are designed to help you learn and improve the language skills necessary to get the best possible grade in your chosen exam and to also improve the general level of your English in all areas of communication. Exam preparation courses we offer are: First Certificate (FCE), Cambridge Advanced (CAE), Cambridge Proficiency (CPE), IELTS and OET Test Preparation. We have a dedicated Exams Director of Studies who will ensure we find the right exam course for you and that you get the most out of your language stay in Portsmouth.
a student preparing for the Cambridge Exam online

Cambridge Exam Preparation Course

  Courses focus on the Cambridge syllabus by following a Cambridge exam course curriculum. FCE, CAE, and CPE preparation are offered throughout the year. These courses focus on exam skills and language development.

IELTS Preparation Course

  This course focuses on all the skills required for the IELTS exam, as well as specific areas of grammar and vocabulary necessary for IELTS.

Full-Time OET Preparation

  LSI/IH Portsmouth offers one-week intensive OET courses for Nursing. This course includes 25 hours of face-to-face tuition with experienced and highly-qualified teachers, as well as access to self-study facilities, and daily homework
Accommodation at LSI/IH Portsmouth


  During your stay in Portsmouth, you may want to live with a local homestay family, in one of our self-catering residences, or choose to find your own accommodation. We will do everything we can to give you the best option to suit your needs and to help and support you with your living arrangements.

Social Programme

  The social programme we offer is full and varied, and includes weekly sporting events, parties and nights out, and cultural and educational activities. Our social programme is always changing, and is tailored to meet the needs of all students.