GENERAL ENGLISH

AFTERNOON

FULL TIME – 15 HOURS PER WEEK

 

Afternoon – 16.00 – 19.00  

Hours per week

Our General English Afternoon classes take place from 16.00-19.00 Monday – Friday.

There is a 15 minute break between each 3 hour lesson.

CEFR Levels

We have all the CEFR levels for General English courses, total beginner up to advanced level. A0, A1, A2, B1 and C1. We test you before you start to make sure you are in the right level, and then check your level weekly to see if you are ready to move to the next level.

Students per class

We do our best to keep groups at a good size, we have a maximum of 16 students allowed per class, but we always try our best to have group sizes good enough for you to practice, make friends, and learn fast.

Progress Tracking

Every Friday we do revision and tests to check what you have learnt in the week, for students on longer courses we do individiual tutorials, with just you and the teacher. This way the teacher can talk to you about your progress and what you can do to improve faster.

Qualified Teachers

All of our teachers have a CELTA or DELTA qualification which is accredited by the University of Cambridge –  or equivalent. They have great experience and are passionate about teaching English. Teachers are observed regularly to make sure they are always improving.

Materials

We use the best picked materials for our lessons. We use the most popular coursebooks for all our General English lessons, teachers pick their own materials too so lessons are fun and interactive and you don’t just follow a book. Check out our student life page!

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4.6
4.6
In my opinion Speak Up London is the best English School. I have been studying for 3 months. They have really good teachers and staff, especially Musa, he is very kind, friendly and helpful.
Nowacha G.
Nowacha G.
I spent 5 months with this school and I learned a lot of things and you gave me the chance to improve my English and to improve my personality as well and I learned many things about different cultures from the classmates.
i liked the teachers coz they are respectful people
In the end i hope to return again to this school and to London sure.�
I love studying in this school for many reasons. Firstly, the price is affordable, the quality of teaching is very good and it's located in the center of London. Secondly, the staff, from receptionists to teachers, are very friendly, supportive and professional. It is thanks to them that I'm attending the right English programme for my professional needs. When I came in London I was alone and Speakuplondon made me feel at home, gave me support and the opportunity to meet a lot of people from different cultures.
It's much more than a school, I really recommend it.
I want to say thank you for every staffs and teachers for my time in Speak Up.
I spent 3 month at the school, I improved my English a lot, I made a friends and I pass a wonderful time at school and in London.
The teachers is attentive, friendly, polite and helpfully. And the lesson is very clear and great explained. If you have question about lesson they explain even after class is over. The staff as well. They always available to help you. And the school events is also good too. Speaking class, after the lesson class also help me to improved and understood a little more. The school is in a good place, in especially for the students because you have access to everywhere of London. I miss very much.
I still make some mistake, but I improved a lot in compare when I arrived in London. One more time, thank you for everything. I really, really recommended. For me Speak Up is the best!!
Speak up was one of the best way to be Londoner!If you are new in uk, you should go to speak up!I was able to meet lots of lovely friends, learn how to communicate with multicultural people. I would never forget this memory, Even if I go back to my country.Also I would mention “Musa” working as a receptionist in speak up.Musa always try to help students to get used to class. If you have to choose English school, of course I would like to recommend Speak up.There is no reason to hesitate:)+ Thanks to Molly and Jack as well.You are the best teacher I’ve ever met.All the best.
Kate L.
Kate L.
The best experience I have ever had. I miss every moments spent there.
I study here and I'm really in love for this school, thank for so much knowledge!!
Carol T.
Carol T.
Amazing!!!!!
First of all thank you to speak up london and my teacher Adam for getting me back into the passion of studying a foreign language.Personally I can only recommend this school, the teachers are great and I‘m sure you will make a progress while you there, the location could not be better and the social program offers something for everyone and is reasonable priced and somethimes even free !I started in the C1 (advance) class and first it was challenging but I want to encourage you to try and don‘t get disheartened if it seems to complicated at the first view.Hope you enjoy your stay at Speak up and make a lot of new friends and learn something for a lifetime! 😊
Biscuit C.
Biscuit C.
Amazing teacher,amazing classmates,and a fantastic school!!!!
Es bastante bueno. Encontré buenos profesores con buen nivel de disponibilidad para explicar. Además es bastante buena la forma de enseñar. Tiene sus detalles de áreas de administración. En general es un lugar para recomendar
Gustavo A.
Gustavo A.
In Speakup London there is an excellent worker, she is Diana!!!! She is very efficient and she help me always when i need something.Thank you Diana 🙂
Diana R.
Diana R.
Excellent english school with an outstanding staff !!!!
Excellent teaching staff, classrooms and environment. Good experience.
I honestly recommend English lessons in this school, especially with Jenna 🙂
Damian B
Damian B
Scuola meravigliosa per imparare o migliorare il tuo inglese.Staff molto cordiale e sempre disponibile.Su tutti voglio lasciare un commento molto positivo su Musa, Claudia e Mai dato che mi hanno seguito dal primo giorno.Suggerisco!
Domenico T.
Domenico T.
Very nice service and great teachers 👌🏻👌🏻👌🏻👌🏻
بدر بن عبدالعزيز ا.
بدر بن عبدالعزيز ا.
After the two month IELTS preparation at SUL I get overall band 7.0! The IELTS course has developed my strategy and time menagament, with stress on reading! I would like to highlight that on every Friday we had a 'real IELTS exam' what showed how stressed we are and how deal with time pressure. I definitely recommend Speak Up London!! 🙂
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It's a great school! At first I was with Maisie and she was really lovely! In my last 2 weeks I moved with Yota and she was amazing, just in a couple of weeks I learned a lot and she helped me with my IELTS test, giving me tips, advice and support.I'm really pleased with the school for all the support.
Ana C.
Ana C.
Amazing school , i study for Two months, Fantastic experience
Is a very good school to meet people of different countries and to learn English
Mike J.
Mike J.
It's been such an amazing experiencie. Friendly teachers with friendly partners and a funny and enjoyable way to teach English. 100% recommended! 😁
It was a pleasure to learn there ! One of my best experience, especially with Fritz. He's such a nice teacher and knows how to understand a student. His class is a mix of chatting and learning and it makes the class better.
Hermann T.
Hermann T.
Good school and I love communication with people from different countries!
I have studied at SUL for 2 months. It was one of the most amazing expericence in my life. The teachers are excellent, the classes are motivating and interesting and there are a lot of extra class activities in and outdoor. I need to emphasize that SLP has a very good price.
This is a great school with perfect staffs, at first Diana helped me a lot. She introduced the class and accommodation with patient!!!and Billie is the best teacher! I am so luck to meet lots of kind and cute people in here!
Joan T.
Joan T.
What I can say about Speak Up London?I am a big fan of this school.The secretaries are very attentive and patient.The teachers also very attentive and patient.I had three teachers there: Michael who was my teacher in upper intermediate level, he is a little bit fast, but for me was a good thing because my English also improved very fast.After that in Advanced level my teacher was Greg also a great teacher.My last teacher there was Frits, I know his name it’s like Dutch or German but he is British...long story.He was a great surprise, his lessons are more speaking than grammar what for me it’s perfect in advanced level.
Kely R.
Kely R.
Great school, great teachers and staff.
I recommend it 100%.
You will imrpove your English for sure.
Speak up london is the best english school in London. I improved my level very good and Musa for me he is a person who is very attentive and friendly. He is a great professional. We always need you there. Thank you speak up london family.
Petra García G.
Petra García G.
I would like to thank everyone at SUL for giving me such an amazing journey to learning English. Everyone was so helpful and I love the little trips they organise. I would like to give a special thanks to Kam the manager she was so nice and patient with me really helped me decide what was best for me and even went above and beyond to help me with issues I was having outside of the school.Thank you sincerely
sa'd F.
sa'd F.
My class teacher Billie was very professional and she has got high class teaching technique. She knows how to interact with her students in the best way. When you have a problem, The principal Mirenda always ready to help you. Needless to say, Musa is very kind, helpful and professional. So, I would highly recommend Speak up London to anyone ...
Yakup K.
Yakup K.
I had many good experiences and made many friends. I had very good teacher and day to day I got more confidence.When I arrived I was really shy and do not speak so much but when you visit for 2 month the school you do really well. I liked the location on Oxford Street I could go to all shops and eat all foods. Thank you to all Speak Up London staff but my favorite staff it was Diana, because she is so friendly and unique.
adrian torrez A.
adrian torrez A.
Diana is a very good receptionist, very helpful to me, because she can speak Mandarin which makes me understand the course well, so I bought 22 weeks and 5 days a week, 6 hours a day, this I quickly changed my English. Speak up London Is a very good learning environment, I like every teacher
wang D.
wang D.
Speakup London is amazing, I really enjoyed my experience in speakup london and I’ve learnt a lot of new things, the staff are so kind and sweet specially (Yota)🥰
Maryam A.
Maryam A.
I love this school! Everyone, who works at this school: polite, friendly, helpfully. The teachers explain very good. And if you do not understand something, the teacher explains to you, even when the lesson ended. I had learned. I am very lucky, because I studied at this school😊🌞😃🇬🇧👍🏻
great place to work at, with lots of supportive teachers, staff and management who listens to all suggestions. students all over the world make it unforgettable experience and it is a nice to be a part of such a lovely team in the city centre.
John J.
John J.
Lovely school with great teachers ❤️❤️ I learned a lot and made a lot of friends from all around the world!!
from the first day to the last day, I had spend amazing days at speak up london. at the beginning of my course I couldn`t speak english or any other languages ( e.g spanish and italian ). I have strongly recommend anyone who interests to find a english school. I especially want to bracket about staff ( ciao , como stai, şerefe Giada,Cristina and any other italians, ola amiga que estas haciendo Nune, Celia, Nuria,Mercedes and romford boy).it wasn`t a ordinary english course it was like a family. I had got unforgettable moments and memories in my life.
Great atmosphere, professional teachers, kind staff (Musa is very helpful and patient). Best language school in London. I would recommend to everyone!!
Nora H.
Nora H.
English classes were funny and useful to improve my language skills. At the reception Musa was very helpful and friendly.
Ilaria A.
Ilaria A.
I had many good experiences and made many friends. I had very good teacher
( NIRO ) and day to day I got more confidence.

When I arrived I was really shy and do not speak so much but when you visit for 4 month the school you do really well. I liked the location on Oxford Street I could go to all shops and eat all foods - I tried Japanese and I no like. I took FCE and IELTS course, and I improve quickly.

Many thanks to all Speak Up London Team.
Second time at SpeakUp (first time 5 years ago) and I'm still very happy about everything!Price, teachers, lessons, social events, everything is really really great !Thanks to Chiara to help me at the begining, and a big thank you to my teachers Violet and Billie!
Emeline G.
Emeline G.
Best language school in LondonIf you are looking language school,you should go to that schoolI went to the that school this year and the ambiance is very nice and teachers are helpful and very polite!!
Tolga Ç.
Tolga Ç.
I spent two months doing an English course in this school and it was amazing! I have improved my English so fast, the teachers and the staff are always helping to improve my skills! The receptionist is very nice and charming, she is so friendly and I really appreciate the time she spent with me. The books and material are an extra service they provide that you could take advantage of. Totalmente recomendable!!
Best English school ever ! I had a super great teacher her name was panagiota . I went there for 5 weeks before my IELTS exam and because of her I passed my exam with the score I needed !
lea P.
lea P.
I was one of the happiest students in the Speak Up London. Because they did their best to help me to improve my English. I’ve started with General English at lower-intermediate level and after 4 months I was advance. Then I moved to IELTS class. I needed to get 6,5/9 to be able to start my masters and I did in 3 months with those amazing teachers help. Also, I think I have to mention receptionists who always treated me well. They were very friendly and solved all my problems.If you compare it to other schools in terms of price and efficiency, this is the best one you can choose.In a nutshell, don’t even think twice. Go to Speak Up London website and enroll for this amazing experience.(I’m doing my masters in London now, thanks to SUL team)
Samsung T.
Samsung T.
I took part in two different courses in this School, firstly the General English and secondly the IELTS preparation. It was about 6 months in total.I will point out why it was a worthy experience:1. It is value for money. One of the best prices in city;2. SpeakUp offers a lots of benefits for free, including communication classes, cultural agenda, events at school, etc.3. My teachers were: Steph, Sonia and Yota. All of them very well prepared to teach with dynamics methodology and valuable content in their classes;4. The reception staffs were always resolutive and efficient;5. The school has a flexible approach with periods of gap to travel;6. Very well conected, as it is in the heart of the city;As I am no longer studying there, so I can not say in regards to COVID-19 precautions. However, I've seen that they are following closely the government rules.Definitely, I would highly recommend this school for friends.
Alline M.
Alline M.
Es una escuela excelente, con un profesorado buenísimo. La metodología depende de cada profesor pero tienen en común que todos promueven el diálogo entre alumnos para soltarse hablando. Te dan todas las facilidades para cambiar de profesor y/o nivel, organizan salidas para los alumnos, en el mes de Agosto organizaron una salida a Hyde Park con profesorado incluido. Yo sólo puedo decir cosas buenas de la escuela, aunque es verdad que la situación tan céntrica tiene un precio y es que las clases son, en ocasiones, son muy pequeñas y el ruido de la calle, en verano con las ventanas abiertas, molesta un poco. Por lo demás, un 10.
THANKS TO LINDA AND KIM, THEY'RE AMAZING THEACHERS. I MISS YOU!!!
Best school ever!! ;)Se adapta bien a los niveles, hay muchas modalidades horarias, súper buen trato de los empeados/as, los/las profes muy atentos/as y siempre con ganas de ayudar. Además, organizan muchas actividades que facilitan conocer a mucha gente (tendréis compañeros/as de todo el mundo) y descubriréis UK ya que hay excursiones todos los días! Y la escuela está en pleno centro de Londres !! Espero que lo descubráis por vosotros/as mismos/as! 😉
Montse Soques B.
Montse Soques B.
Everything is professional and I improved my English very much.Thank you so much.
ionut C.
ionut C.
The special one
One of the greatest schools in UK
Amazing school, amazing class mate �, teachers.. and staff ��
Very excellent environment for studying! Diana is really nice to us! I like she😉 and like speak up London ~
RiRi Z
RiRi Z
Best language school in LondonIf you are looking for a language school,you should go to that school.Musa was really helpful induction process,Thanks Musa.
T D
T D
Mia figlia è venuta a Londra in gita scolastica nel 2016 ad aprile e ha frequentato la scuola anche se per poco tempo assieme ad altri ragazzini che erano con lei e si è trovata benissimo, ha migliorato ancora di più il suo inglese.Ringrazio i professori che sono bravissimi e il loro lavoro lo sanno fare molto bene! Un ringraziamento speciale al professore Eddie che li ha fatti anche divertire cantando una sua canzone scritta alla lavagna. È stata un bellissima esperienza e raccomando a tutti di venire in questa scuola per migliorare l'inglese.Grazie ancora speak up london siete i numeri uno!! Un abbraccio dalla Sicilia!!
Speak up London is an amazing school, I love my teachers Michael and Yota. Musa, my friend, is very kind person at the school 😊
Alessia S.
Alessia S.
Good price and good quality.
The teachers are great and prepared, the classes are dynamic and fun. Eu realmente adorei e recomendo!
Speak Up London gives you the chance to improve your English, meet new friends, have fun and be happy in this amazing city called London! All the staff is charming 🙂
excellent!
peter B.
peter B.
Really funny!! very professional teachers (@zdenek and @kieren) and the staff (thanks Musa for all! 🙂 )
Pablo Andrés Zamorano N.
Pablo Andrés Zamorano N.
Хорошая школа. Интересная подача материала. Качественные учителя. Многонациональная аудитория. Мало русскоговорящих, что тоже хорошо)))
Евгений З.
Евгений З.
Excellent English School
Amazing teachers and staffs. Classmates from differents cultures.
Great school, amazing teachers! Thank you!���
I would like to say something about this school.I'm from Italy and I'm 23 years old. Before I came here, my English was very basic, so it wasn't easy at the beginning.When I came to London I was very confused because this is a big city and there are a lot of schools at your disposal, but I think that it's important to invest good and to choose the best school.I enjoy spending time in this school and I've learned a lot. The secretaries who work here have always helped me with everything, they are very professional and friendly.The teachers are lovely, they are always trying to make every lecture interesting. I would like to recommend this lovely school to anyone who's here in London and wants to learn or improve their English, because this is the very best school in this city.When you're ready, make your choice! They will be waiting for you.
Rosavalentina C.
Rosavalentina C.
Amei uma experiência fantástica, excelentes profissionais, uma recepção maravilhosa, amei fazer um intercâmbio de 30 dias. Voltarei em 2019.
It was very good and I believe everyone should come

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