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 454 787 1119 1452 1784 2117 2449 2782 3114 3447 3780 3749 4052 4354 4656 4959 5261 5563 5866 6168 6470 6773 7075 6942 7226 7510 7794 8079 8363 8647 8931 9215
Intensive with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 657 1151 1644 2137 2631 3124 3618 4111 4604 5098 5591 5722 6185 6648 7111 7574 8038 8501 8964 9427 9890 10353 10816 10844 11289 11734 12179 12624 13069 13514 13959 14404
Intensive with host family, double room, halfboard 683 1201 1720 2239 2758 3276 3795 4314 4833 5352 5870 6026 6515 7004 7492 7981 8469 8958 9446 9935 10423 10912 11401 11454 11924 12395 12865 13335 13806 14276 14747 15217
Intensive with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 683 1201 1720 2239 2758 3276 3795 4314 4833 5352 5870 6026 6515 7004 7492 7981 8469 8958 9446 9935 10423 10912 11401 11454 11924 12395 12865 13335 13806 14276 14747 15217
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 708 1252 1796 2340 2885 3429 3973 4517 5061 5606 6150 6331 6845 7359 7873 8387 8901 9415 9929 10443 10957 11471 11985 12063 12559 13055 13551 14047 14542 15038 15534 16030
Intensive with student residence, single room, no meals 835 1506 2177 2848 3393 4038 4684 5330 5976 6621 7267 7550 8166 8781 9397 10012 10628 11243 11859 12474 13090 13706 14321 14501 15099 15696 16293 16891 17488 18086 18683 19280
  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 575 1028 1482 1935 2389 2842 3296 3749 4203 4656 5110 5055 5467 5878 6289 6700 7111 7522 7934 8345 8756 9167 9578 7958 8284 8611 8937 9264 9590 9917 10243 10570
Intensive with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 778 1392 2007 2621 3235 3850 4464 5078 5693 6307 6921 7028 7600 8172 8744 9316 9888 10460 11032 11604 12176 12748 13320 11860 12347 12835 13322 13810 14297 14784 15272 15759
Intensive with host family, double room, halfboard 803 1443 2083 2723 3362 4002 4642 5282 5921 6561 7201 7332 7930 8527 9125 9722 10319 10917 11514 12112 12709 13306 13904 12470 12982 13495 14008 14521 15033 15546 16059 16572
Intensive with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 803 1443 2083 2723 3362 4002 4642 5282 5921 6561 7201 7332 7930 8527 9125 9722 10319 10917 11514 12112 12709 13306 13904 12470 12982 13495 14008 14521 15033 15546 16059 16572
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 829 1494 2159 2824 3489 4154 4820 5485 6150 6815 7480 7637 8260 8883 9506 10128 10751 11374 11997 12620 13242 13865 14488 13079 13617 14155 14694 15232 15770 16308 16846 17384
Intensive with student residence, single room, no meals 956 1748 2540 3332 3997 4764 5531 6297 7064 7831 8597 8856 9581 10305 11029 11754 12478 13202 13927 14651 15376 16100 16824 15517 16157 16796 17436 18076 18716 19355 19995 20635
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 : €43 per week
single room : 17/12 - 30/12 : €62 per week
double room : 18/06 - 26/08 : €43 per week
double room : 17/12 - 30/12 : €62 per week
half board → full board : €51 per week
Info student residence:  

Minimum age to stay in the student residence is 18.

The residence is closed from 17-31 Dec.

Transfer:  

€122

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

  • Heathrow, St.Pancreas, City : € 206
  • London Gatwick: € 236

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 6942 10352
Academic Year with host family, double room, halfboard 12063 18013
Academic Year with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 10844 16185
Academic Year with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 11454 17099
Academic Year with host family, single room, halfboard 12063 18013
Academic Year with student residence, single room, no meals 14501 21670
Number of weeks:
  24 weeks 36 weeks  
Academic Year without accommodation 7958 11876
Academic Year with host family, double room, halfboard 13079 19537
Academic Year with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 11860 17708
Academic Year with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 12470 18623
Academic Year with host family, single room, halfboard 13079 19537
Academic Year with student residence, single room, no meals 15517 23194
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 : €43 per week
single room : 17/12 - 30/12 : €62 per week
double room : 18/06 - 26/08 : €43 per week
double room : 17/12 - 30/12 : €62 per week
half board → full board : €51 per week
Info student residence:  

Minimum age to stay in the student residence is 18.

The residence is closed from 17-31 Dec.

Transfer:  

€122

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

  • Heathrow, St.Pancreas, City : € 206
  • London Gatwick: € 236

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 3447
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, halfboard 5352
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 5098
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, halfboard 5606
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 5352
Cambridge exam with student residence, single room, no meals 6621
Number of weeks:
  10 weeks  
Cambridge exam without accommodation 4656
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, halfboard 6815
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 6307
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, halfboard 6815
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 6561
Cambridge exam with student residence, single room, no meals 7831
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:  

€200, 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 : €43 per week
single room : 17/12 - 30/12 : €62 per week
double room : 18/06 - 26/08 : €43 per week
double room : 17/12 - 30/12 : €62 per week
half board → full board : €51 per week
Info student residence:  

Minimum age to stay in the student residence is 18.

The residence is closed from 17-31 Dec.

Transfer:  

€122

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

  • Heathrow, St.Pancreas, City : € 206
  • London Gatwick: € 236

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 575 1028 1482 1935 2389 2842 3296 3749 4203 4656 5110 5055 5467 5878 6289 6700 7111 7522 7934 8345 8756 9167 9578 7958 8284 8611 8937 9264 9590 9917 10243 10570
IELTS with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 778 1392 2007 2621 3235 3850 4464 5078 5693 6307 6921 7028 7600 8172 8744 9316 9888 10460 11032 11604 12176 12748 13320 11860 12347 12835 13322 13810 14297 14784 15272 15759
IELTS with host family, double room, halfboard 803 1443 2083 2723 3362 4002 4642 5282 5921 6561 7201 7332 7930 8527 9125 9722 10319 10917 11514 12112 12709 13306 13904 12470 12982 13495 14008 14521 15033 15546 16059 16572
IELTS with host family, single room, halfboard 829 1494 2159 2824 3489 4154 4820 5485 6150 6815 7480 7637 8260 8883 9506 10128 10751 11374 11997 12620 13242 13865 14488 13079 13617 14155 14694 15232 15770 16308 16846 17384
IELTS with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 803 1443 2083 2723 3362 4002 4642 5282 5921 6561 7201 7332 7930 8527 9125 9722 10319 10917 11514 12112 12709 13306 13904 12470 12982 13495 14008 14521 15033 15546 16059 16572
IELTS with student residence, single room, no meals 956 1748 2540 3332 3997 4764 5531 6297 7064 7831 8597 8856 9581 10305 11029 11754 12478 13202 13927 14651 15376 16100 16824 15517 16157 16796 17436 18076 18716 19355 19995 20635
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:  

€200, 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 : €43 per week
single room : 17/12 - 30/12 : €62 per week
double room : 18/06 - 26/08 : €43 per week
double room : 17/12 - 30/12 : €62 per week
half board → full board : €51 per week
Info student residence:  

Minimum age to stay in the student residence is 18.

The residence is closed from 17-31 Dec.

Transfer:  

€122

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

  • Heathrow, St.Pancreas, City : € 206
  • London Gatwick: € 236

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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