Students receive an excellent induction that successfully supports them to quickly settle into their studies and the local community.
LSI Education ISI Report 2016

Academic Term and Academic Year Abroad (ATA & AYA)

  • ATA: 12-23 weeks; AYA: 24-48 weeks
  • 20, 24, 25 or 30 lessons per week
  • Lesson: 50 minutes (45 minutes in Zurich)
  • Recommended start dates: First Monday of January, April and September*
  • 2 additional weekly sessions with an LSI teacher. These sessions include language review and support, professional development and college/university application support.
  • Beginner to Upper Intermediate levels#
  • Max class size: 16 students (12 in Zurich,15 in the UK)
  • Age 16+
  • Course options: General English Courses, Exam courses, Academic English, Pathways, Business English
  • Regular testing, academic counselling and assistance with university placement

Spend up to a year abroad, achieve a high level of fluency in your chosen language and make new friends from all over the world. ATA and AYA programmes differ from shorter courses at LSI because students receive a greater level of academic support and management, including two additional weekly sessions with a teacher. An individual study plan is designed for you to suit your level, individual aims and the duration of your course. We continue to check your progress with regular meetings to make sure you achieve your aims.

* Students can also start on any Monday
# Beginner level not available in London Hampstead, Cambridge and Brighton


Extra information for students aged 16-17 years.
Takashi Yoshimura, student, Japan
“My host family was nice and kind. I really recommend my homestay. My course was also very good. Thank you...”
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Takashi Yoshimura, student, Japan

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