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 439 760 1081 1403 1724 2045 2367 2688 3009 3331 3652 3623 3915 4207 4499 4792 5084 5376 5668 5960 6252 6544 6836 6708 6983 7257 7532 7806 8081 8356 8630 8905
Intensive with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 635 1112 1589 2065 2542 3019 3496 3972 4449 4926 5403 5529 5976 6424 6872 7319 7767 8214 8662 9109 9557 10004 10452 10479 10909 11339 11769 12199 12629 13059 13489 13919
Intensive with host family, double room, halfboard 660 1161 1662 2163 2665 3166 3667 4169 4670 5171 5673 5823 6295 6768 7240 7712 8184 8656 9128 9600 10072 10544 11016 11068 11522 11977 12431 12886 13341 13795 14250 14704
Intensive with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 660 1161 1662 2163 2665 3166 3667 4169 4670 5171 5673 5823 6295 6768 7240 7712 8184 8656 9128 9600 10072 10544 11016 11068 11522 11977 12431 12886 13341 13795 14250 14704
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 684 1210 1736 2262 2787 3313 3839 4365 4891 5417 5943 6118 6614 7111 7608 8104 8601 9098 9594 10091 10587 11084 11581 11657 12136 12615 13094 13573 14052 14531 15010 15489
Intensive with student residence, single room, no meals 807 1455 2104 2752 3278 3902 4526 5150 5774 6398 7022 7296 7890 8485 9080 9675 10270 10864 11459 12054 12649 13244 13838 14012 14590 15167 15744 16321 16899 17476 18053 18631
  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 556 994 1432 1870 2308 2747 3185 3623 4061 4499 4938 4885 5282 5680 6077 6474 6872 7269 7666 8063 8461 8858 9255 7689 8005 8320 8636 8952 9267 9583 9898 10214
Intensive with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 752 1345 1939 2533 3126 3720 4314 4907 5501 6094 6688 6791 7344 7896 8449 9002 9554 10107 10660 11213 11765 12318 12871 11460 11931 12402 12873 13344 13815 14286 14757 15228
Intensive with host family, double room, halfboard 776 1395 2013 2631 3249 3867 4485 5104 5722 6340 6958 7085 7663 8240 8817 9394 9972 10549 11126 11703 12281 12858 13435 12049 12545 13040 13536 14031 14527 15022 15518 16013
Intensive with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 776 1395 2013 2631 3249 3867 4485 5104 5722 6340 6958 7085 7663 8240 8817 9394 9972 10549 11126 11703 12281 12858 13435 12049 12545 13040 13536 14031 14527 15022 15518 16013
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 801 1444 2086 2729 3372 4014 4657 5300 5943 6585 7228 7380 7982 8583 9185 9787 10389 10991 11592 12194 12796 13398 14000 12638 13158 13678 14198 14718 15238 15758 16278 16798
Intensive with student residence, single room, no meals 924 1689 2454 3220 3863 4603 5344 6085 6826 7567 8308 8558 9258 9958 10658 11358 12057 12757 13457 14157 14857 15557 16257 14994 15612 16230 16848 17467 18085 18703 19321 19939
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 : €42 per week
single room : 17/12 - 30/12 : €60 per week
double room : 18/06 - 26/08 : €42 per week
double room : 17/12 - 30/12 : €60 per week
half board → full board : €50 per week
Info student residence:  

Minimum age to stay in the student residence is 18.

The residence is closed from 17-31 Dec.

Transfer:  

€118

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

  • Heathrow, St.Pancreas, City : € 199
  • London Gatwick: € 228

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 6708 10003
Academic Year with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 10479 15639
Academic Year with host family, double room, halfboard 11657 17406
Academic Year with host family, single room, halfboard 11657 17406
Academic Year with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 11068 16522
Academic Year with student residence, single room, no meals 14012 20940
Number of weeks:
  24 weeks 36 weeks  
Academic Year without accommodation 7689 11476
Academic Year with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 11460 17111
Academic Year with host family, double room, halfboard 12638 18878
Academic Year with host family, single room, halfboard 12638 18878
Academic Year with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 12049 17995
Academic Year with student residence, single room, no meals 14994 22412
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 : €42 per week
single room : 17/12 - 30/12 : €60 per week
double room : 18/06 - 26/08 : €42 per week
double room : 17/12 - 30/12 : €60 per week
half board → full board : €50 per week
Info student residence:  

Minimum age to stay in the student residence is 18.

The residence is closed from 17-31 Dec.

Transfer:  

€118

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

  • Heathrow, St.Pancreas, City : € 199
  • London Gatwick: € 228

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 3331
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 4926
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, halfboard 5171
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 5171
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, halfboard 5417
Cambridge exam with student residence, single room, no meals 6398
Number of weeks:
  10 weeks  
Cambridge exam without accommodation 4499
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 6094
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, halfboard 6585
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 6340
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, halfboard 6585
Cambridge exam with student residence, single room, no meals 7567
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:  

€193, 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 : €42 per week
single room : 17/12 - 30/12 : €60 per week
double room : 18/06 - 26/08 : €42 per week
double room : 17/12 - 30/12 : €60 per week
half board → full board : €50 per week
Info student residence:  

Minimum age to stay in the student residence is 18.

The residence is closed from 17-31 Dec.

Transfer:  

€118

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

  • Heathrow, St.Pancreas, City : € 199
  • London Gatwick: € 228

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 556 994 1432 1870 2308 2747 3185 3623 4061 4499 4938 4885 5282 5680 6077 6474 6872 7269 7666 8063 8461 8858 9255 7689 8005 8320 8636 8952 9267 9583 9898 10214
IELTS with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 752 1345 1939 2533 3126 3720 4314 4907 5501 6094 6688 6791 7344 7896 8449 9002 9554 10107 10660 11213 11765 12318 12871 11460 11931 12402 12873 13344 13815 14286 14757 15228
IELTS with host family, double room, halfboard 776 1395 2013 2631 3249 3867 4485 5104 5722 6340 6958 7085 7663 8240 8817 9394 9972 10549 11126 11703 12281 12858 13435 12049 12545 13040 13536 14031 14527 15022 15518 16013
IELTS with host family, single room, halfboard 801 1444 2086 2729 3372 4014 4657 5300 5943 6585 7228 7380 7982 8583 9185 9787 10389 10991 11592 12194 12796 13398 14000 12638 13158 13678 14198 14718 15238 15758 16278 16798
IELTS with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 776 1395 2013 2631 3249 3867 4485 5104 5722 6340 6958 7085 7663 8240 8817 9394 9972 10549 11126 11703 12281 12858 13435 12049 12545 13040 13536 14031 14527 15022 15518 16013
IELTS with student residence, single room, no meals 924 1689 2454 3220 3863 4603 5344 6085 6826 7567 8308 8558 9258 9958 10658 11358 12057 12757 13457 14157 14857 15557 16257 14994 15612 16230 16848 17467 18085 18703 19321 19939
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:  

€193, 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 : €42 per week
single room : 17/12 - 30/12 : €60 per week
double room : 18/06 - 26/08 : €42 per week
double room : 17/12 - 30/12 : €60 per week
half board → full board : €50 per week
Info student residence:  

Minimum age to stay in the student residence is 18.

The residence is closed from 17-31 Dec.

Transfer:  

€118

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

  • Heathrow, St.Pancreas, City : € 199
  • London Gatwick: € 228

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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Nov 10 5 2
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