Ibrahim is a journalist. He knows quite a lot of English, but he wants to improve his writing skills. He works long hours on weekdays at an office in London.

Siv is going to university in Sweden next year and wants to spend this year improving her English. She wants to meet people from other parts of the world and have a good social life.

Maria is 45. She would like to follow an individual course of study somewhere quiet and comfortable with a private teacher.

Chang is visiting England for the first time this summer. He'll stay a month and hopes to make new friends, but is rather shy, so he'd like a school with lots of out-of-class activities.

Vera lives with a family in London and looks after their little girls during the day. She studies on her own but also needs a language course that will help her prepare for her exams.