us you can study one-to-one or in small groups. With lots of opportunity for practice
with experienced qualified teachers, we
place great emphasis on helping you acquire and develop real communication
skills. Both our one-to-one and small group courses are based on active conversation with relevant and enjoyable course material. We
focus on real-life situations and contexts which leads to impressive results.
Before you start we will give you a free full
assessment of your current language skills so we can place you on the
course most suitable for your needs. Good quality teaching is very important for us and our aim is to provide you with the best.
With one-to-one you select
either a native English teacher or a Hungarian speaking teacher with native
like English. All our teachers are qualified and they can help you with your needs. Before you start we consult you about your goals and target your studies accordingly. We adjust your course of studies to your individual needs. We can help you with social English or for exams. We can also target towards different types of business.
We cover from Elementary to Proficiency through
our series of group courses; some are offered as two sessions of 90 minutes a week; but
most are one 90 minute lesson a week. Each of our core
range of courses consists of 30 x 90 minute lessons.
Each one – from Elementary to Upper Intermediate - is designed to lift
students through one of the six levels of English.
The classroom time particularly focuses on oral and
listening skills. It is
particularly aimed at those who wish to use English in an international
environment but they also are very successful at preparing
Students for examinations. We strive to make the
learning process effective and enjoyable.
Generally our language groups have no more than 6 in a
Advanced English Club
The Advanced English Club is especially designed to extend and maintain the
English language skills of those who have already reached an Advanced level of
English; the Common European Framework Languages skill level C2 or who are at
C1 and wish to progress to the Proficiency C2 level.
With a native English speaking teacher the
course is designed to reflect on English culture as well as the language. Its
content has the objective of stimulating further development and little
concession is made in the content for those for whom English is not a first
language. It is particularly aimed at those who need to use English in an
As students should have already reached an advanced skill in grammar the main
focus is on extending vocabulary and improving oral and listening skills. As with our other courses there
are no books to buy. Each week students are sent a pre-lesson paper which
covers such diverse themes as Business, Art and Architecture, Music, Travel,
Food and Drink. We also include special festive sections.
The 90 minute sessions are opportunities for discovery. A friendly atmosphere
is important with the development and maintenance of vocabulary, oral and
listening skills as the major aim. Writing skills can also be developed through
extra exercises with personal feedback.
Learn English and make new
acquaintances. With excellent teachers and a great atmosphere, a pleasant
pastime! We have no age limit!
The Silver Premium Club lessons have a maximum of 8 people. The curriculum
is written specifically for people of 50 years and over.
There are many reasons
why learning English is popular among this age group. There are those who want
to travel in retirement years, and since English is the world language you can
communicate wherever you go. Some people need the English language to talk to
their children and grandchildren abroad.
At the same time learning English is an excellent intellectual exercise, a
pleasant pastime and a great opportunity to make new friends.
For details of
the times and prices of all of our courses please look at our Silver Premium Club page.
On all of our courses we focus on student’s needs. We find with us most
students naturally progress through what the British Council call the
“Intermediate Plateau” to advanced level. We also hold a special bridging
course to help students who have been studying elsewhere to fill in the gaps in
We use the most up to
date material available and send it to you in pdf format. We make wide use of
audio and video material and our team has a lot of international experience.
We have been very
successful in helping those who have struggled to learn elsewhere.
A1 progressing to A2 A2 progressing to B1 B1 progressing to B2 B2 progressing to C1 C1 progressing to C2 C2
University Entrance & Examination Preparation
We have a very successful record of helping students
through their exams and particularly into University; both in Hungary and abroad. Our success rate consistently runs at over
98%. That is 98% or more achieve the results they were looking for.
We prepare students for the IELTS, Cambridge, Euro and BME exams.
We have special up-to-date material designed to help you through the exams at an all
inclusive price. There are no books to buy and the courses include a mock
exam with direct feedback.
For those taking the Hungarian state School Exams we have ensured our courses
cover all the topics in the syllabus for the exams. We run a special booster course for those who need extra help for this important stage in life.
Before starting an examination course with us you will need to have reached a suitable level of English. This can be by completing our B2 Club Course or an equivalent course elsewhere. You will need to have developed a suitable vocabulary level across 15 key topic areas before attempting an examination to achieve a suitable pass mark.
We run a
number of special writing skills courses. These are generally internet based
with individual feedback. These cover
such topics as letter and email writing, business reports and
We run summer intensive courses at various levels in
June and July and we also hold them at other times of the year upon request,
either on a 1-to-1 basis or in small groups. Such intensive courses are
available in Budapest and through our teaching partner in England.
To know more
please contact us.
English for Secondary Schools
We also do special speaking and listening skills lessons for the 12 to 18 age group. Our Easy Chat course has been especially designed to help with school exams by covering the topics students need in order to get the best results. These lessons are available at our Fehervari site and through school contracts throughout Budapest.
The Cheers Course is designed to develop the
service and English language skills of those who work in the food, bar,
restaurant, wine and hospitality sector. It will take students from the edge of
A2/B1 to a B2 level English level. It will cover a wide range of topics, but
pays particular attention to the language and knowledge needed in the food, bar
and hospitality industries. Using a wide range of material developed in
consultation with some of Budapest’s best establishments the main focus is on
extending vocabulary and improving speaking and listening skills.
Singing in English and English-language lyrics writing
Some members of the LBS team have worked in the music industry, and are also trained singers. So we can provide the help with authentic English-language singing and lyric writing.
When comparing Skype versus classroom teaching then
generally the classroom is more effective. You may however not live near to
our high quality teachers and Skype lessons offer the best opportunity to learn with us.
Generally we teach on Skype in 90 minute sessions but we can also offer 45 minute blocks. The fees and terms are the same as if you visited our teaching rooms. Skype teaching is on a 1 to 1 basis and is not available for group courses.