Wimbledon School of English opens its first overseas language centre in Vientiane, Laos

WSE is the top ranked English language school in the UK based on British Council inspection results. As the only school to have received strengths in all 15 areas, we really do deliver what we promise.

Wimbledon School of English is delighted to announce the opening of a language centre in Vientiane, Laos, in partnership with the prestigious Panyathip International School, the British International School in Laos.  WSE Vientiane is the first British English language centre to open in Vientiane. 

The agreement between WSE and Panyathip was signed on Friday 24th August 2018 by Jane Dancaster, Managing Director of WSE, and Ms Pathana Panyathip, Founder and Director of Panyathip International School.  The signing was witnessed by the Right Honourable Mark Field MP, Minister of State for Asia and the Pacific, and His Excellency the Ambassador to Laos, Mr Hugh Evans. 

WSE Vientiane will provide IELTS and English for Academic Purposes courses to students from Panyathip International School and also from the local area, including those intending to join the University of Nottingham’s Foundation Programme which is also delivered in partnership with Panyathip. The centre will also provide general English and business and professional courses to the local clientele.

Our school is the perfect choice for serious, motivated students who want to make fast progress. We offer a wide range of courses including General English, Business English, Legal English, IELTS preparation, FCE, CAE and CPE courses. The British Council described our teaching profile as excellent and our classrooms have the latest technology, meaning lessons are both challenging and enjoyable. We are in a beautiful Edwardian building with a large garden for students to relax and we are often told that it is the friendly and welcoming atmosphere makes WSE such a perfect place to study English. We have students of all ages from 16-85 and they come from 80+ different countries every year.

What sets our online English courses apart? We are Wimbledon School of English, the UK’s Joint No.1 language school. You get the same experienced, professional teachers, teaching dynamic online lessons, that you get in our main school in London. These live face to face online courses use Zoom technology, which enables live whole-class interactive teaching and e-learning, including working in pairs and groups – just like being in an actual classroom. Start online, finish in Wimbledon. Planning a study trip to the UK and taking an English course in London? 

Online Courses

We offer the following range of live online English courses which you can enjoy from the comfort of your home or office, at a time that is convenient to you: 

  • Online General English
  • Online IELTS Preparation with Pre-sessional Academic English
  • Online Cambridge English FCE: B2 First
  • Online Cambridge English CAE: C1 Advanced
  • Online Medical English & OET Intensive
  • Part-Time Online English Courses
  • Skills for Life: Online Courses for Juniors

We also offer a One-to-One online learning course.  

These live face to face online courses use Zoom technology, which enables live whole-class interactive teaching and e-learning, including working in pairs and groups – just like being in an actual classroom. Our courses also include blended learning self-study lessons, which are lessons not directly related to their live online group lessons. You can read about our WSE Live!  

Each course also includes:

  • Unlimited use of our e-wimbledon online learning platform (which continues for 3 months after the course finishes)
  • Placement test
  • Individual online study plan & progress report
  • Regular tutorials with your teacher
  • Weekly progress test
  • Weekly social programme including quizzes, conversation, book club and chat room
  • End of course certificate

You will need:

  • A computer, large tablet or smartphone with a broadband connection of 10mbs or more.
  • Headphones and a webcam, if your computer does not have a speaker and a camera.

Accessing the classes:

Live face-to-face English lessons via Zoom
A video on how to sign up to Zoom is available here:

A link will be sent to your email address which will allow you to access the classes.

Please feel free to contact us with any queries or questions you may have.

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