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 444 769 1094 1419 1744 2069 2394 2719 3044 3369 3694 3664 3960 4255 4550 4846 5141 5437 5732 6028 6323 6619 6914 6784 7062 7340 7617 7895 8173 8450 8728 9006
Intensive with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 642 1124 1607 2089 2571 3053 3535 4017 4500 4982 5464 5592 6044 6497 6950 7402 7855 8307 8760 9213 9665 10118 10571 10598 11033 11468 11903 12337 12772 13207 13642 14077
Intensive with host family, double room, halfboard 667 1174 1681 2188 2695 3202 3709 4216 4723 5230 5737 5889 6367 6844 7322 7799 8277 8754 9232 9709 10187 10664 11141 11193 11653 12113 12573 13032 13492 13952 14412 14871
Intensive with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 667 1174 1681 2188 2695 3202 3709 4216 4723 5230 5737 5889 6367 6844 7322 7799 8277 8754 9232 9709 10187 10664 11141 11193 11653 12113 12573 13032 13492 13952 14412 14871
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 692 1224 1755 2287 2819 3351 3883 4415 4946 5478 6010 6187 6690 7192 7694 8196 8699 9201 9703 10205 10708 11210 11712 11789 12274 12758 13243 13727 14212 14696 15181 15665
Intensive with student residence, single room, no meals 816 1472 2128 2784 3315 3947 4578 5209 5840 6471 7102 7379 7980 8582 9183 9785 10386 10988 11589 12191 12792 13394 13996 14172 14755 15339 15923 16507 17091 17675 18258 18842
  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 562 1005 1448 1891 2335 2778 3221 3664 4107 4550 4994 4940 5342 5744 6146 6548 6950 7351 7753 8155 8557 8959 9360 7777 8096 8415 8734 9053 9372 9691 10010 10330
Intensive with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 760 1361 1961 2561 3162 3762 4363 4963 5563 6164 6764 6868 7427 7986 8545 9104 9663 10222 10781 11340 11899 12458 13017 11591 12067 12543 13019 13496 13972 14448 14924 15401
Intensive with host family, double room, halfboard 785 1410 2036 2661 3286 3911 4536 5161 5787 6412 7037 7166 7750 8333 8917 9501 10085 10669 11253 11836 12420 13004 13588 12186 12687 13188 13689 14191 14692 15193 15694 16195
Intensive with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 785 1410 2036 2661 3286 3911 4536 5161 5787 6412 7037 7166 7750 8333 8917 9501 10085 10669 11253 11836 12420 13004 13588 12186 12687 13188 13689 14191 14692 15193 15694 16195
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 810 1460 2110 2760 3410 4060 4710 5360 6010 6660 7310 7464 8072 8681 9290 9898 10507 11115 11724 12333 12941 13550 14159 12782 13308 13834 14360 14885 15411 15937 16463 16989
Intensive with student residence, single room, no meals 934 1708 2482 3256 3906 4656 5405 6154 6903 7653 8402 8655 9363 10071 10779 11487 12194 12902 13610 14318 15026 15734 16442 15164 15790 16415 17040 17665 18290 18915 19541 20166
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:  

€119

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

  • Heathrow, St.Pancreas, 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 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 6784 10117
Academic Year with host family, double room, halfboard 11789 17604
Academic Year with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 10598 15817
Academic Year with host family, single room, halfboard 11789 17604
Academic Year with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 11193 16710
Academic Year with student residence, single room, no meals 14172 21177
Number of weeks:
  24 weeks 36 weeks  
Academic Year without accommodation 7777 11606
Academic Year with host family, double room, halfboard 12782 19093
Academic Year with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 11591 17306
Academic Year with host family, single room, halfboard 12782 19093
Academic Year with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 12186 18199
Academic Year with student residence, single room, no meals 15164 22667
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:  

€119

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

  • Heathrow, St.Pancreas, 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 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 3369
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 4982
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, halfboard 5230
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 5230
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, halfboard 5478
Cambridge exam with student residence, single room, no meals 6471
Number of weeks:
  10 weeks  
Cambridge exam without accommodation 4550
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 6164
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, halfboard 6660
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 6412
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, halfboard 6660
Cambridge exam with student residence, single room, no meals 7653
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:  

€195, 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:  

€119

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

  • Heathrow, St.Pancreas, 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 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 562 1005 1448 1891 2335 2778 3221 3664 4107 4550 4994 4940 5342 5744 6146 6548 6950 7351 7753 8155 8557 8959 9360 7777 8096 8415 8734 9053 9372 9691 10010 10330
IELTS with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 760 1361 1961 2561 3162 3762 4363 4963 5563 6164 6764 6868 7427 7986 8545 9104 9663 10222 10781 11340 11899 12458 13017 11591 12067 12543 13019 13496 13972 14448 14924 15401
IELTS with host family, double room, halfboard 785 1410 2036 2661 3286 3911 4536 5161 5787 6412 7037 7166 7750 8333 8917 9501 10085 10669 11253 11836 12420 13004 13588 12186 12687 13188 13689 14191 14692 15193 15694 16195
IELTS with host family, single room, halfboard 810 1460 2110 2760 3410 4060 4710 5360 6010 6660 7310 7464 8072 8681 9290 9898 10507 11115 11724 12333 12941 13550 14159 12782 13308 13834 14360 14885 15411 15937 16463 16989
IELTS with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 785 1410 2036 2661 3286 3911 4536 5161 5787 6412 7037 7166 7750 8333 8917 9501 10085 10669 11253 11836 12420 13004 13588 12186 12687 13188 13689 14191 14692 15193 15694 16195
IELTS with student residence, single room, no meals 934 1708 2482 3256 3906 4656 5405 6154 6903 7653 8402 8655 9363 10071 10779 11487 12194 12902 13610 14318 15026 15734 16442 15164 15790 16415 17040 17665 18290 18915 19541 20166
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:  

€195, 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:  

€119

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

  • Heathrow, St.Pancreas, 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 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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June 20 12 7
July 22 14 6
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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
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