There are so many things that make the UK a great place to take an English language course.
Aside from being home to the English language, the amazing history and culture, close proximity to Europe, welcoming and friendly people, world-class universities, and the UK's status as a global business and culture hub make it the perfect destination to study English.
The birthplace and home of the English language is right here in the UK.
Over half a million people each year can’t be wrong
The UK welcomes 550,000 people each year to learn English, coming from all over the world!
British English is still seen by many as the best form of the language to learn.
Did you know? There are more different accents in the UK than anywhere else in the English-speaking world!
Travel to other parts of Europe is so easy and affordable. You can find flights for as little as 20 British pounds each way!
Perfect time zone: The UK has a perfect time zone for business, overlapping the Middle East, America and Asia. This makes it the ideal location for some of the world’s largest companies.
Leaders in Europe: The UK is Europe’s leading destination for technology and financial services
Top ranking: The UK is ranked number 6 of 189 in the world for ease of doing business by the World Economic Forum and World Bank.
World-class museums. London has 3 of the top 10 largest and most popular museums in the world.
Film and TV: The UK is the world’s third-largest film producing country. UK TV drama and comedy is regarded as some of the highest quality in the world
Music: The UK is home to countless famous musicians. Genres such as Jungle, Dubstep, Grime all came from the UK.
The UK is home to formal qualifications which are recognised for their quality all over the world.
The IELTS exam is one of the world’s leading tests of English as a foreign language.
Kings Oxford is an official IELTS Test Centre. More about IELTS at Kings.
A-levels are known as the Gold Standard pre-university qualification.
They are proof all over the world of exceptional subject knowledge.More about IELTS at Kings More about A-levels at Kings
The UK is a generally very open-minded and tolerant society.
There are people from all cultures and ethnicities throughout the UK.
2.5 million people in the UK are from Europe. 5 million are from the rest of the world.
In London over 300 languages are spoken — more than any other city in the world.
It's the perfect place to be an international student.
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