Main location  Leeds, UK
  • General English courses/  pre-sessional
  • IELTS Preparation courses
  • Academic English
  • Cambridge Exam Preparation courses
  • Trinity Exam courses
 Student life  Events and weekend excursions, to help students see the best that the UK can offer.

Why study English here?

Since opening in 2006, they have helped hundreds of students from all over the world to improve their English, pass English language exams and change their lives. Leeds is a historical city with many museums, old buildings and cultural sites. Lively city with modern shopping centres, bars and restaurants. It is named 5th in 'Best in Europe' list by Lonely Planet in 2017. This city is close to the beautiful Yorkshire Dales National Park. A multicultural city, with many events from people all over the world, and home to many festivals, including Leeds Music Festival. 

For accommodation: There are different options

A homestay, which is where you live with a family in Leeds. You can eat dinner with the family, practise speaking with them and enjoy your own room. You can choose from three packages: room only, half board, or full board.

University Halls: If you would like more of your own space, they can help you to find a room in one of the many university halls in Leeds with their partners, My Student Halls. 

Serviced apartment: If you would like to live with friends or family, or to live independently, a serviced apartment with cleaning and furniture included is a great way to experience Leeds. Their partners at The Apartment Network and LLA can help you to find an apartment with everything you need.

Provided courses

General English courses (Pre-sessional courses)

 General English courses are offered to those who wish to acquire or improve their English language skills. They are offered at all levels from beginner to advanced. General English courses include lessons in listening, speaking, reading and writing. A typical English lesson will offer either; new items of grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation or conversation and sometimes a combination of all four.

IELTS Preparation courses

Their dedicated IELTS training courses are ideal for international students wishing to improve their IELTS score for entry to a UK university, for employment or immigration.

Flexible part-time day and evening IELTS courses in London offer students the opportunity to raise their score quickly,

 Academic English

The language you need at university is very different from 'normal' English.

Expectations at university in the UK are different to universities in other countries; their course will help you to understand how to succeed. You can revise important skills like research and critical thinking. You can also practise listening to lectures, writing reports and essays, doing academic presentations and much more.

​ Cambridge Exam Preparation courses

The Cambridge Exam Preparation course will give you the skills and knowledge to prepare for the CAE/CPE exams. They are lifelong qualifications that have a high worldwide reputation. They are an employability asset, as organisations and companies across the world recognise and trust Cambridge exams as an international benchmark. You can develop your language skills for work,
study or general purposes.

Trinity exam courses

Trinity’s Graded Examinations in Spoken English (GESE) are one-to-one, face-to-face assessments of speaking and listening skills with a Trinity examiner. Preparation for these exams and achievement of GESE qualifications supports people wishing to develop their proficiency in English language speaking - for personal goals, study, travel, employment, settlement or for visa application purposes.

University Pathways

 At LLA, they have partnerships with over 90 universities across the UK, 
 including six local universities.

 Among them our three partners: