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 2018

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 415 713 1011 1309 1607 1905 2203 2501 2799 3097 3395 3343 3611 3880 4149 4418 4686 4955 5224 5493 5761 6030 6299 6147 6398 6649 6901 7152 7403 7654 7906 8157
Intensive with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 620 1081 1543 2005 2466 2928 3389 3851 4312 4774 5236 5347 5779 6211 6644 7076 7508 7941 8373 8805 9238 9670 10103 10114 10529 10944 11359 11774 12188 12603 13018 13433
Intensive with host family, double room, halfboard 644 1130 1617 2103 2589 3075 3561 4047 4533 5019 5505 5641 6098 6555 7012 7469 7926 8382 8839 9296 9753 10210 10667 10703 11143 11582 12021 12461 12900 13339 13779 14218
Intensive with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 644 1130 1617 2103 2589 3075 3561 4047 4533 5019 5505 5641 6098 6555 7012 7469 7926 8382 8839 9296 9753 10210 10667 10703 11143 11582 12021 12461 12900 13339 13779 14218
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 669 1180 1690 2201 2712 3222 3733 4243 4754 5265 5775 5936 6417 6898 7380 7861 8343 8824 9306 9787 10268 10750 11231 11292 11756 12220 12684 13148 13612 14076 14539 15003
Intensive with student residence, single room, no meals 767 1376 1985 2593 3202 3811 4420 5029 5638 6246 6855 7113 7693 8273 8852 9432 10011 10591 11171 11750 12330 12909 13489 13648 14210 14772 15334 15896 16458 17020 17582 18144
  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 520 924 1327 1730 2133 2536 2939 3343 3746 4149 4552 4464 4827 5189 5551 5913 6276 6638 7000 7362 7725 8087 8449 7129 7421 7713 8005 8297 8589 8881 9174 9466
Intensive with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 725 1292 1858 2425 2992 3559 4125 4692 5259 5826 6392 6468 6994 7520 8046 8572 9098 9623 10149 10675 11201 11727 12253 11096 11552 12007 12463 12919 13374 13830 14286 14742
Intensive with host family, double room, halfboard 750 1341 1932 2523 3115 3706 4297 4888 5480 6071 6662 6763 7313 7864 8414 8964 9515 10065 10616 11166 11716 12267 12817 11685 12165 12645 13126 13606 14086 14566 15047 15527
Intensive with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 750 1341 1932 2523 3115 3706 4297 4888 5480 6071 6662 6763 7313 7864 8414 8964 9515 10065 10616 11166 11716 12267 12817 11685 12165 12645 13126 13606 14086 14566 15047 15527
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 774 1390 2006 2622 3237 3853 4469 5085 5701 6316 6932 7057 7632 8207 8782 9357 9932 10507 11082 11657 12232 12807 13381 12274 12778 13283 13788 14293 14798 15303 15807 16312
Intensive with student residence, single room, no meals 872 1586 2300 3014 3728 4442 5156 5870 6584 7298 8012 8235 8908 9581 10254 10928 11601 12274 12947 13620 14293 14966 15639 14629 15232 15835 16438 17041 17644 18247 18850 19453
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 : 17/06/2018 - 25/08/2018 : €42 per week
single room : 23/12/2018 - 05/01/2019 : €74 per week
double room : 17/06/2018 - 25/08/2018 : €42 per week
double room : 23/12/2018 - 05/01/2019 : €74 per week
half board → full board : €50 per week
Transfer:  

€118

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

  • Heathrow, St.Pancras, 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 2018 the school will be closed on the following dates: 01/01/2018, 30/03/2018, 02/04/2018, 07/05/2018, 28/05/2018, 27/08/2018 and from 24/12/2018 to 04/01/2019.

Students should take a level test in advance, so that students can start lessons on the first day.

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 2018

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 5726 8110
Academic Year with host family, double room, halfboard 10871 15807
Academic Year with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 9694 14040
Academic Year with host family, single room, halfboard 10871 15807
Academic Year with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 10282 14924
Academic Year with student residence, single room, no meals 13227 19341
Number of weeks:
  24 weeks 36 weeks  
Academic Year without accommodation 6568 9372
Academic Year with host family, double room, halfboard 11713 17069
Academic Year with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 10535 15303
Academic Year with host family, single room, halfboard 11713 17069
Academic Year with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 11124 16186
Academic Year with student residence, single room, no meals 14069 20603
Starting dates:  

02/01, 12/02, 26/03, 08/05, 18/06, 30/07, 10/09

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 : 17/06/2018 - 25/08/2018 : €42 per week
single room : 23/12/2018 - 05/01/2019 : €74 per week
double room : 17/06/2018 - 25/08/2018 : €42 per week
double room : 23/12/2018 - 05/01/2019 : €74 per week
half board → full board : €50 per week
Transfer:  

€118

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

  • Heathrow, St.Pancras, 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 2018 the school will be closed on the following dates: 01/01/2018, 30/03/2018, 02/04/2018, 07/05/2018, 28/05/2018, 27/08/2018 and from 24/12/2018 to 04/01/2019.

Students should take a level test in advance, so that students can start lessons on the first day.

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 course with a duration of 10 weeks will prepare you 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 2018

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 3097
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 4774
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, halfboard 5019
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, halfboard 5265
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 5019
Cambridge exam with student residence, single room, no meals 6246
Number of weeks:
  10 weeks  
Cambridge exam without accommodation 4149
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 5826
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, halfboard 6316
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, halfboard 6316
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 6071
Cambridge exam with student residence, single room, no meals 7298
Starting dates:  

03/04, 24/09

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

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 : 17/06/2018 - 25/08/2018 : €42 per week
single room : 23/12/2018 - 05/01/2019 : €74 per week
double room : 17/06/2018 - 25/08/2018 : €42 per week
double room : 23/12/2018 - 05/01/2019 : €74 per week
half board → full board : €50 per week
Transfer:  

€118

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

  • Heathrow, St.Pancras, 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 2018 the school will be closed on the following dates: 01/01/2018, 30/03/2018, 02/04/2018, 07/05/2018, 28/05/2018, 27/08/2018 and from 24/12/2018 to 04/01/2019.

Students should take a level test in advance, so that students can start lessons on the first day.

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 2018

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 520 924 1327 1730 2133 2536 2939 3343 3746 4149 4552 4464 4827 5189 5551 5913 6276 6638 7000 7362 7725 8087 8449 7129 7421 7713 8005 8297 8589 8881 9174 9466
IELTS with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 725 1292 1858 2425 2992 3559 4125 4692 5259 5826 6392 6468 6994 7520 8046 8572 9098 9623 10149 10675 11201 11727 12253 11096 11552 12007 12463 12919 13374 13830 14286 14742
IELTS with host family, double room, halfboard 750 1341 1932 2523 3115 3706 4297 4888 5480 6071 6662 6763 7313 7864 8414 8964 9515 10065 10616 11166 11716 12267 12817 11685 12165 12645 13126 13606 14086 14566 15047 15527
IELTS with host family, single room, halfboard 774 1390 2006 2622 3237 3853 4469 5085 5701 6316 6932 7057 7632 8207 8782 9357 9932 10507 11082 11657 12232 12807 13381 12274 12778 13283 13788 14293 14798 15303 15807 16312
IELTS with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 750 1341 1932 2523 3115 3706 4297 4888 5480 6071 6662 6763 7313 7864 8414 8964 9515 10065 10616 11166 11716 12267 12817 11685 12165 12645 13126 13606 14086 14566 15047 15527
IELTS with student residence, single room, no meals 872 1586 2300 3014 3728 4442 5156 5870 6584 7298 8012 8235 8908 9581 10254 10928 11601 12274 12947 13620 14293 14966 15639 14629 15232 15835 16438 17041 17644 18247 18850 19453
Starting dates:  

advanced : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

The IELTS course is recommended for a minimum period of 2 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 : 17/06/2018 - 25/08/2018 : €42 per week
single room : 23/12/2018 - 05/01/2019 : €74 per week
double room : 17/06/2018 - 25/08/2018 : €42 per week
double room : 23/12/2018 - 05/01/2019 : €74 per week
half board → full board : €50 per week
Transfer:  

€118

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

  • Heathrow, St.Pancras, 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 2018 the school will be closed on the following dates: 01/01/2018, 30/03/2018, 02/04/2018, 07/05/2018, 28/05/2018, 27/08/2018 and from 24/12/2018 to 04/01/2019.

Students should take a level test in advance, so that students can start lessons on the first day.

Combined

This course combines 20 group lessons per week with 5 individual lessons per week. This way you can benefit from personalized lessons without missing the fun of group lessons.

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2018

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:
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Transfer:  

€118

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

  • Heathrow, St.Pancras, 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 2018 the school will be closed on the following dates: 01/01/2018, 30/03/2018, 02/04/2018, 07/05/2018, 28/05/2018, 27/08/2018 and from 24/12/2018 to 04/01/2019.

Students should take a level test in advance, so that students can start lessons on the first day.

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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Sept 19 11 5
Oct 14 8 3
Nov 10 5 2
Dec 7 4 1
Jan 6 2 1
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Mar 10 3 4
Apr 13 6 5
May 17 8 6
June 20 12 7
July 22 14 6
Aug 21 13 6
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