Language course English in Cambridge

Embassy English

Learn English in Cambridge at our partner school, Embassy English. Located in a modern manor-house just a 20 minute walk from the city centre Embassy English is close to the river and Cambridge university.  The school is run by a team of friendly language teachers who encourage a relaxed but hardworking environment and make sure that all students feel at home right away. 

Key features of our partner English school in Cambridge:

  • School accredited by the British Council and EnglishUK
  • Has received a languagecourse.net award for the second year running
  • 12 well equipped classrooms
  • Excellent facilities for self-study including a multimedia centre and library
  • WIFI access
  • Students can meet and socialise in the school’s café/clubroom and terraced gardens
  • Downloadable lessons for your i-pod
  • Just 20 minutes walk from the city centre
  • Minimum age: 16 years

Social Programme

During the summer months, Cambridge plays host to a number of festivals such as the famous Strawberry Fair which takes place in June, the Folklore Festival in July and the Shakespeare Festival in July and August.  If you would like to study in Cambridge during this time, be sure to book your preferred course and accommodation promptly, in order to avoid disappointment.  

Embassy English also offers a great programme of excursions and activities, including:

  • Excursions to London, Brighton, Sherwood Forest (the home of Robin Hood), Windsor Castle, Stratford-upon-Avon and Alton Towers theme park
  • Film Night
  • Salsa Dancing
  • Sports, such as football, tennis, volleyball and cycling
  • Ten Pin Bowling

Intensive

The intensive course consists of 20 lessons of group tuition per week. You can supplement the intensive course with a number of modules, scheduled in the afternoon. Examples of modules are language&culture, business English, computer skills or preparation for the IELTS exam. This will provide you of a total of 28 hours/week. It may be that some modules are not available, and your knowledge of English further determines which modules you can take. This will be decided on arrival.

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2017

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 15 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
28
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks 13 weeks 14 weeks 15 weeks 16 weeks 17 weeks 18 weeks 19 weeks 20 weeks 21 weeks 22 weeks 23 weeks 24 weeks 25 weeks 26 weeks 27 weeks 28 weeks 29 weeks 30 weeks 31 weeks 32 weeks  
Intensive without accommodation 429 743 1058 1372 1686 2000 2315 2629 2943 3258 3572 3543 3829 4115 4400 4686 4972 5258 5543 5829 6115 6400 6686 6560 6829 7098 7366 7635 7903 8172 8440 8709
Intensive with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 621 1087 1554 2020 2486 2952 3419 3885 4351 4818 5284 5407 5845 6283 6720 7158 7596 8034 8471 8909 9347 9784 10222 10248 10669 11090 11510 11931 12351 12772 13192 13613
Intensive with host family, double room, halfboard 645 1135 1626 2116 2606 3096 3587 4077 4567 5058 5548 5695 6157 6619 7080 7542 8004 8466 8927 9389 9851 10312 10774 10824 11269 11714 12158 12603 13047 13492 13936 14381
Intensive with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 645 1135 1626 2116 2606 3096 3587 4077 4567 5058 5548 5695 6157 6619 7080 7542 8004 8466 8927 9389 9851 10312 10774 10824 11269 11714 12158 12603 13047 13492 13936 14381
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 669 1183 1698 2212 2726 3240 3755 4269 4783 5298 5812 5983 6469 6955 7440 7926 8412 8898 9383 9869 10355 10840 11326 11400 11869 12338 12806 13275 13743 14212 14680 15149
Intensive with student residence, single room, no meals 789 1423 2058 2692 3206 3816 4427 5037 5647 6258 6868 7135 7717 8299 8880 9462 10044 10626 11207 11789 12371 12952 13534 13704 14269 14834 15398 15963 16527 17092 17656 18221
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks 13 weeks 14 weeks 15 weeks 16 weeks 17 weeks 18 weeks 19 weeks 20 weeks 21 weeks 22 weeks 23 weeks 24 weeks 25 weeks 26 weeks 27 weeks 28 weeks 29 weeks 30 weeks 31 weeks 32 weeks  
Intensive without accommodation 543 972 1400 1829 2258 2686 3115 3543 3972 4400 4829 4778 5166 5555 5943 6332 6720 7109 7498 7886 8275 8663 9052 7520 7829 8138 8446 8755 9063 9372 9680 9989
Intensive with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 735 1316 1896 2477 3058 3638 4219 4799 5380 5960 6541 6642 7182 7723 8263 8804 9344 9885 10426 10966 11507 12047 12588 11208 11669 12130 12590 13051 13511 13972 14432 14893
Intensive with host family, double room, halfboard 759 1364 1968 2573 3178 3782 4387 4991 5596 6200 6805 6930 7494 8059 8623 9188 9752 10317 10882 11446 12011 12575 13140 11784 12269 12754 13238 13723 14207 14692 15176 15661
Intensive with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 759 1364 1968 2573 3178 3782 4387 4991 5596 6200 6805 6930 7494 8059 8623 9188 9752 10317 10882 11446 12011 12575 13140 11784 12269 12754 13238 13723 14207 14692 15176 15661
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 783 1412 2040 2669 3298 3926 4555 5183 5812 6440 7069 7218 7806 8395 8983 9572 10160 10749 11338 11926 12515 13103 13692 12360 12869 13378 13886 14395 14903 15412 15920 16429
Intensive with student residence, single room, no meals 903 1652 2400 3149 3778 4502 5227 5951 6676 7400 8125 8370 9054 9739 10423 11108 11792 12477 13162 13846 14531 15215 15900 14664 15269 15874 16478 17083 17687 18292 18896 19501
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Info host family:  

A double room can be only booked by 2 persons travelling together.

The surcharge for full board is only available for 16-17 year olds.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 18/06 - 26/08 : €41 per week
single room : 17/12 - 30/12 : €58 per week
double room : 18/06 - 26/08 : €41 per week
double room : 17/12 - 30/12 : €58 per week
half board → full board : €49 per week
Info student residence:  

Minimum age to stay in the student residence is 18.

The residence is closed from 17-31 Dec.

Transfer:  

€115

The price above applies to arrivals at Londen Stansted or Luton. When arriving on other airports, the following prices apply:

  • Heathrow, St.Pancreas, City : € 195
  • London Gatwick: € 223

Please indicate on the booking form at which airport you think to arrive.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching materials
  • certificate of attendance

In 2017 the school will be closed on the following dates: 02/01/2017, 14/04/2017, 17/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 29/05/2017, 28/08/2017 and from 18/12/2017 to 01/01/2018.

Academic Year

The academic year course is a an intensive course over longer time, for 24 or 36 weeks.During an academic year abroad, focused language teaching and academic subjects will fast-track your learning. You'll gain fluency, achieve valuable qualifications and can opt to progress to a university degree course.

Besides the course with 20 lessons, you can also choose to do 28 lessons per week. The extra 8 lessons are electives, for example business English, grammar or vocabulary.

Course length: 24 or 36 weeks.

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2017

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 15 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
28
Number of weeks:
  24 weeks 36 weeks  
Academic Year without accommodation 6560 9783
Academic Year with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 10248 15295
Academic Year with host family, double room, halfboard 11400 17023
Academic Year with host family, single room, halfboard 11400 17023
Academic Year with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 10824 16159
Academic Year with student residence, single room, no meals 13704 20479
Number of weeks:
  24 weeks 36 weeks  
Academic Year without accommodation 7520 11223
Academic Year with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 11208 16735
Academic Year with host family, double room, halfboard 12360 18463
Academic Year with host family, single room, halfboard 12360 18463
Academic Year with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 11784 17599
Academic Year with student residence, single room, no meals 14664 21919
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Info host family:  

A double room can be only booked by 2 persons travelling together.

The surcharge for full board is only available for 16-17 year olds.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 18/06 - 26/08 : €41 per week
single room : 17/12 - 30/12 : €58 per week
double room : 18/06 - 26/08 : €41 per week
double room : 17/12 - 30/12 : €58 per week
half board → full board : €49 per week
Info student residence:  

Minimum age to stay in the student residence is 18.

The residence is closed from 17-31 Dec.

Transfer:  

€115

The price above applies to arrivals at Londen Stansted or Luton. When arriving on other airports, the following prices apply:

  • Heathrow, St.Pancreas, City : € 195
  • London Gatwick: € 223

Please indicate on the booking form at which airport you think to arrive.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching materials
  • certificate of attendance

In 2017 the school will be closed on the following dates: 02/01/2017, 14/04/2017, 17/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 29/05/2017, 28/08/2017 and from 18/12/2017 to 01/01/2018.

Cambridge exam

This course consists of 20 lessons of exam training. If you take the course of 28 lessons per week, you will have 20 lessons of core exam training and 8 lessons of "electives" (e.g. grammar, vocabulary, conversation or business English). The electives help you to focus on an areas of interest or improve in a particular area.

The length of the course is 9, 10 or 11 weeks. You will be prepared for the First Certificate (FCE) or Advanced Certificate (CAE). A good knowledge of English is required.

To read more about the Cambridge examination course please click here.

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2017

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 15 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
28
Number of weeks:
  10 weeks  
Cambridge exam without accommodation 3258
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 4818
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, halfboard 5058
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 5058
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, halfboard 5298
Cambridge exam with student residence, single room, no meals 6258
Number of weeks:
  10 weeks  
Cambridge exam without accommodation 4400
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 5960
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, halfboard 6440
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 6200
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, halfboard 6440
Cambridge exam with student residence, single room, no meals 7400
Starting dates:  

advanced : 27/03, 25/09

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Students of the Cambridge courses may need to book an extra night of accommodation due exam date (not included); prices on request.

The Cambridge exam fee is not included.

Exam fees:  

€189, to be paid directly on arrival

Info host family:  

A double room can be only booked by 2 persons travelling together.

The surcharge for full board is only available for 16-17 year olds.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 18/06 - 26/08 : €41 per week
single room : 17/12 - 30/12 : €58 per week
double room : 18/06 - 26/08 : €41 per week
double room : 17/12 - 30/12 : €58 per week
half board → full board : €49 per week
Info student residence:  

Minimum age to stay in the student residence is 18.

The residence is closed from 17-31 Dec.

Transfer:  

€115

The price above applies to arrivals at Londen Stansted or Luton. When arriving on other airports, the following prices apply:

  • Heathrow, St.Pancreas, City : € 195
  • London Gatwick: € 223

Please indicate on the booking form at which airport you think to arrive.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching materials
  • certificate of attendance

In 2017 the school will be closed on the following dates: 02/01/2017, 14/04/2017, 17/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 29/05/2017, 28/08/2017 and from 18/12/2017 to 01/01/2018.

IELTS

If you would like to finish your language course with an official exam, for example because you want to study at an university in England or Ireland, we recommend the IELTS exam preparation course.  You might need this exam to be admitted to universities or other educational institutions.

This course is providing students with the necessary skills in achieving the highest possible score in the IELTS (International English Language Testing System) test.

The classes concentrate on the 4 skill areas of reading, writing, listening and speaking and the course consists of 20 lessons of general English preparation, plus 8 lessons of exam preparation per week.

Usually, the exam takes place on a Saturday after the course. Due to the exam date it is necessary to stay until Sunday (price extra nights on request).

If you want to take the IELTS exam in Cambridge after you have finished your language course, you need to register long in advancen at www.ielts.org.

For more information on the IELTS examination course please click here

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2017

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 15 per class
Number of lessons per week:
28
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks 13 weeks 14 weeks 15 weeks 16 weeks 17 weeks 18 weeks 19 weeks 20 weeks 21 weeks 22 weeks 23 weeks 24 weeks 25 weeks 26 weeks 27 weeks 28 weeks 29 weeks 30 weeks 31 weeks 32 weeks  
IELTS without accommodation 543 972 1400 1829 2258 2686 3115 3543 3972 4400 4829 4778 5166 5555 5943 6332 6720 7109 7498 7886 8275 8663 9052 7520 7829 8138 8446 8755 9063 9372 9680 9989
IELTS with host family, double room, halfboard 759 1364 1968 2573 3178 3782 4387 4991 5596 6200 6805 6930 7494 8059 8623 9188 9752 10317 10882 11446 12011 12575 13140 11784 12269 12754 13238 13723 14207 14692 15176 15661
IELTS with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 735 1316 1896 2477 3058 3638 4219 4799 5380 5960 6541 6642 7182 7723 8263 8804 9344 9885 10426 10966 11507 12047 12588 11208 11669 12130 12590 13051 13511 13972 14432 14893
IELTS with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 759 1364 1968 2573 3178 3782 4387 4991 5596 6200 6805 6930 7494 8059 8623 9188 9752 10317 10882 11446 12011 12575 13140 11784 12269 12754 13238 13723 14207 14692 15176 15661
IELTS with host family, single room, halfboard 783 1412 2040 2669 3298 3926 4555 5183 5812 6440 7069 7218 7806 8395 8983 9572 10160 10749 11338 11926 12515 13103 13692 12360 12869 13378 13886 14395 14903 15412 15920 16429
IELTS with student residence, single room, no meals 903 1652 2400 3149 3778 4502 5227 5951 6676 7400 8125 8370 9054 9739 10423 11108 11792 12477 13162 13846 14531 15215 15900 14664 15269 15874 16478 17083 17687 18292 18896 19501
Starting dates:  

advanced : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

The IELTS course is recommended for a minimum period of 4 weeks. Exam fees are not included in the price.

If you would like complete your course with an IELTS exam in Cambridge, please contact StudyTravel for the correct starting date.

Exam fees:  

€189, to be paid directly on arrival

Info host family:  

A double room can be only booked by 2 persons travelling together.

The surcharge for full board is only available for 16-17 year olds.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 18/06 - 26/08 : €41 per week
single room : 17/12 - 30/12 : €58 per week
double room : 18/06 - 26/08 : €41 per week
double room : 17/12 - 30/12 : €58 per week
half board → full board : €49 per week
Info student residence:  

Minimum age to stay in the student residence is 18.

The residence is closed from 17-31 Dec.

Transfer:  

€115

The price above applies to arrivals at Londen Stansted or Luton. When arriving on other airports, the following prices apply:

  • Heathrow, St.Pancreas, City : € 195
  • London Gatwick: € 223

Please indicate on the booking form at which airport you think to arrive.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching materials
  • certificate of attendance

In 2017 the school will be closed on the following dates: 02/01/2017, 14/04/2017, 17/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 29/05/2017, 28/08/2017 and from 18/12/2017 to 01/01/2018.

Host family

Share in the daily life and experiences of an English-speaking family: a great opportunity to immerse yourself in local life, and practise your English in a friendly and informal atmosphere.

Student residence

The residence, situated at Castle Street, is a purpose built student self-catering accommodation block. The rooms are large and furnished to a high quality. Each room also includes a private, fully equipped kitchenette and en-suite bathroom. It’s situated in a very beautiful part of Cambridge and just a short walk from the school and the historical city centre that has lots of shops, bars and restaurants. This residence has excellent facilities, such as a 24 hour security and reception, weekly cleaning of your room, bed linen and towels, a snooker & pool table, cinema, gym, BBQ area and table tennis.
The travel time to school is 10 minutes by bike or 25 minutes walking distance.

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The city of Cambridge is of course famous for its University and international students.  Filled with art galleries, museums and amazing architecture, Cambridge is ideal for those who wish to live the British culture. Its large students population also means that the city is rich in pubs, cafes, shops and restaurant as well as a vibrant nightlife. To learn English in Cambridge is especially recommended for students looking for a cultural city filled of live music, theatre and comedy. 

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Aug 21 13 6
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June 20 12 7
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