One to one lessons are catered to individual needs and are designed to develop your skills. You can focus on anything that you think will help you make progress, including; speaking, listening, reading or writing, as well as grammar and vocabulary. Students can decide what areas they want to study and develop upon. So the learning plan are made to meet individual needs and learning styles, which is agreed upon, by both teacher and student.

The one to one class timings are flexible within the schools opening hours and are made to accommodate you.

Why take Private lessons?

  • You would like focused learning that is tailored to your individual needs
  • You want to develop particular skills in a short period of time
  • You want to boost your existing course
Beginner (A1) to Advanced (C1)


Morning or Afternoon (check schedule and availability before)


2 – 45 weeks


Min 1 – Max 3


  • You would like a fitted learning to your individual needs
  • You want to develop your skills in a short period of time
  • You want to boost your existing course
  • You aspire to improve your work position


Your progress is assessed every 4 weeks, when you can discuss your progress with your teacher.

You will proceed to the next level when you are ready and the teacher think that is appropriate for you. Normally we expect you to spend 10-12 weeks in one level, but it depends on the individual;

Will I get a certificate ?

After have finished the course, you will get a Portland School of English Certificate (provided your attendance is 80% or above).


We use a unique method which is a fast, fun and very interactive way to learn English. It is so successful because every student is involved all the time. In fact it is so fast, we guarantee your spoken English will improve faster than ever before.

Conversation Club

Every week you will be able to join our club with the students and our teachers. Here you can practise speaking English and can also meet students from other English classes to share ideas, knowledge and make friends!

Our teachers

Highly qualified, our teachers are English native speakers from different parts of the country. They are all experienced teachers with the relevant qualifications to help you get the most out of your time in the UK.

They will help you to speak English with confidence.


If you have any queries about Modern Language Centre or would just like to talk about your future, our college advisors are on hand to help whenever you need it.

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