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 years .

Prices 2019

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 15 per class
Number of lessons per week:
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Transfer:  

€119

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

  • Heathrow, St.Pancras, City : € 201
  • London Gatwick: € 231

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 2019 the school will be closed on the following dates: 01/01/2019 - 04/01/2019, 19/04/2019, 22/04/2019, 06/05/2019, 27/05/2019, 26/08/2019, 23/12/2019 - 03/01/2020.Missed lessons due to bank holidays will not be refunded or rescheduled
Students should take a level test in advance, so that students can start lessons on the first day.

Please note: students aged 16-17 years must book half-board, a return transfer, and provide a guardian's consent form.

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 years .

Prices 2019

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:  

07/01, 18/02, 01/04, 13/05, 24/06, 05/08, 16/09, 28/10

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Transfer:  

€119

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

  • Heathrow, St.Pancras, City : € 201
  • London Gatwick: € 231

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 2019 the school will be closed on the following dates: 01/01/2019 - 04/01/2019, 19/04/2019, 22/04/2019, 06/05/2019, 27/05/2019, 26/08/2019, 23/12/2019 - 03/01/2020.Missed lessons due to bank holidays will not be refunded or rescheduled
Students should take a level test in advance, so that students can start lessons on the first day.

Please note: students aged 16-17 years must book half-board, a return transfer, and provide a guardian's consent form.

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 years .

Prices 2019

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:  

01/04, 23/09

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Exam fees are not included in the price and have to be paid on site.
Please note that due to the exam date it might be necessary to book additional nights in your accommodation.
Course starting dates 2019:
01/04/2019, 23/09/2019
Exam dates 2019:
FCE: 11/06/2019, 03/12/2019
CAE: 12/06/2019, 04/12/2019

Exam fees:  

€195, to be paid directly on arrival

Transfer:  

€119

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

  • Heathrow, St.Pancras, City : € 201
  • London Gatwick: € 231

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 2019 the school will be closed on the following dates: 01/01/2019 - 04/01/2019, 19/04/2019, 22/04/2019, 06/05/2019, 27/05/2019, 26/08/2019, 23/12/2019 - 03/01/2020.Missed lessons due to bank holidays will not be refunded or rescheduled
Students should take a level test in advance, so that students can start lessons on the first day.

Please note: students aged 16-17 years must book half-board, a return transfer, and provide a guardian's consent form.

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 years .

Prices 2019

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:  

intermediate : 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:  

€195, to be paid directly on arrival

Transfer:  

€119

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

  • Heathrow, St.Pancras, City : € 201
  • London Gatwick: € 231

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 2019 the school will be closed on the following dates: 01/01/2019 - 04/01/2019, 19/04/2019, 22/04/2019, 06/05/2019, 27/05/2019, 26/08/2019, 23/12/2019 - 03/01/2020.Missed lessons due to bank holidays will not be refunded or rescheduled
Students should take a level test in advance, so that students can start lessons on the first day.

Please note: students aged 16-17 years must book half-board, a return transfer, and provide a guardian's consent form.

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 years .

Prices 2019

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:  

€119

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

  • Heathrow, St.Pancras, City : € 201
  • London Gatwick: € 231

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 2019 the school will be closed on the following dates: 01/01/2019 - 04/01/2019, 19/04/2019, 22/04/2019, 06/05/2019, 27/05/2019, 26/08/2019, 23/12/2019 - 03/01/2020.Missed lessons due to bank holidays will not be refunded or rescheduled
Students should take a level test in advance, so that students can start lessons on the first day.

Please note: students aged 16-17 years must book half-board, a return transfer, and provide a guardian's consent form.

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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