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Summer in the city. In English.

Discover London is the perfect way to spend a summer of learning and sightseeing.

You’ll stay in a single en suite room at Southbank University in the very heart of the city. Everything is right on your doorstep.

This course is perfect if you want to:
  • Stay right in the heart of central London
  • Improve your core English language skills
  • Have plenty of free time to explore this amazing city

Key facts

  • Length: 1 – 4 weeks
  • Lessons per week: 20 (15 hours)
  • Minimum entry level: Kings Level 2
  • Class size: maximum 15
  • Age range: 16 – 25
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Core skills

English lessons focus on the history, politics and social economy of London.

You'll develop fluency across the four core English language skills:

  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Listening
  • Speaking
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In the heart of London

  • You will live at David Bomberg House or McLaren House, London South Bank University's residences.
  • Walking distance of Tate Modern and Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre.
  • 3 minutes' walk from underground station and very close to London Bridge station.
  • Breakfast and dinner included and provided every day

Great value: £975 per week

All this is included in the price:

  • 15 hours of English lessons
  • Half board accommodation in single en suite rooms (breakfast and dinner)
  • Travel card for zones 1 and 2 (access to all main tourist sites)
  • One full day excursion per week
  • Three evening activities per week 
  • Exciting optional activity programme visiting iconic London sights

Social activities

  • We’ll give you a free weekly travel card (zones 1 and 2) so you can explore London in your own time.
  • We also organise optional visits and excursions. You can join these on a 'pay-as-you-go' basis, or pre-book a weekly activity upgrade.


  • Three evenings activities per week are included in the price.
  • Typical options include a movie night, quiz night, sports evening, karaoke, or disco.
  • We can also help you with tickets to a West End show or a concert.

Typical day excursions

  • Greenwich
  • Brighton
  • Cambridge
  • Oxford
  • Canterbury and Cathedral
  • Windsor and Castle

Typical London sight seeing

  • London Eye
  • Madame Tussauds
  • London Dungeon
  • Tower Bridge Experience
  • Tower of London
  • St Paul's Cathedral
  • Kensington Palace

Thank you for your enquiry.
We'll be in touch soon.
The Kings Admissions Team