International House Johannesburg - Language Lab

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International House Johannesburg is an affiliate of the renowned International House World Organisation. IHWO is a network of schools throughout the world that is committed to the highest quality of language learning and teacher training.

IH Johannesburg offers students the opportunity to learn English in an exciting environment that embraces multiculturalism and the vibrancy of city life. All of our teachers hold Cambridge teaching qualifications. Their passion and enthusiasm ensure that our English courses are exciting and rewarding.

At the end of every course candidates are treated to a day out in Johannesburg. Excursions include trips to attractions such as Soweto, Gold Reef City, and the Rhino and Lion Park.

We offer our students accommodation with host families. All host families are English speaking and strive to spend quality time with students and make them feel welcome and part of the family.

The school offers 3 computer labs with 60 computers, free wifi, a library with an extensive and current range of books, and a canteen with a great vibe.

English language courses at International House JHB – Language Lab

English courses

Our English as a foreign language courses run on a four week cycle. We have all levels from Beginner to Advanced.


IELTS is an English language proficiency test taken by individuals who would like to immigrate or study at South African Universities. The test is run in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban.

Aviation English

IH Johannesburg is recognized by the South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) as an Aviation English training and testing centre. We are the only official testing centre in sub-Saharan Africa for the EALTS test of English for Aviation developed by CAAi.

Teacher training

The Cambridge Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA) is a full time initial teaching qualification, awarded by the University of Cambridge.

Other information

  • IH Johannesburg’s teacher training department runs the Cambridge University affiliated CELTA English teaching certificate for those who want to teach English as a foreign language.
  • IH Johannesburg is proud to be the only independent IELTS (International English Language Testing System) testing centre in South Africa. The IELTS test caters for immigration and university study purposes.
  • IH Johannesburg is also the only centre in Gauteng that offers the world recognised Cambridge English exams.

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54 De Korte Street, Braamfontein, Johannesburg
-26.19413, 28.03299000000004

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