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 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:
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 426 733 1040 1348 1655 1962 2270 2577 2884 3191 3499 3451 3729 4007 4285 4562 4840 5118 5395 5673 5951 6229 6506 6359 6619 6879 7139 7399 7659 7919 8179 8439
Intensive with host family, double room, halfboard 674 1188 1702 2216 2730 3245 3759 4273 4787 5301 5815 5975 6459 6944 7428 7913 8397 8882 9366 9851 10335 10820 11305 11364 11830 12297 12764 13231 13698 14165 14631 15098
Intensive with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 658 1155 1653 2150 2648 3145 3643 4140 4638 5135 5633 5776 6244 6712 7180 7648 8116 8584 9052 9520 9988 10456 10924 10967 11417 11867 12317 12768 13218 13668 14118 14569
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 699 1238 1777 2316 2855 3393 3932 4471 5010 5549 6088 6272 6782 7291 7800 8310 8819 9329 9838 10347 10857 11366 11875 11959 12451 12943 13434 13926 14417 14909 15401 15892
Intensive with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 674 1188 1702 2216 2730 3245 3759 4273 4787 5301 5815 5975 6459 6944 7428 7913 8397 8882 9366 9851 10335 10820 11305 11364 11830 12297 12764 13231 13698 14165 14631 15098
Intensive with student residence, single room, no meals 815 1469 2124 2779 3434 4088 4743 5398 6053 6707 7362 7662 8287 8913 9538 10163 10788 11413 12038 12664 13289 13914 14539 14739 15346 15954 16561 17169 17776 18384 18991 19599
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Intensive without accommodation 532 946 1360 1773 2187 2600 3014 3428 3841 4255 4669 4586 4958 5330 5703 6075 6447 6820 7192 7564 7936 8309 8681 7351 7653 7954 8255 8557 8858 9160 9461 9762
Intensive with host family, double room, halfboard 780 1401 2021 2642 3262 3883 4503 5124 5744 6365 6985 7109 7688 8267 8846 9425 10005 10584 11163 11742 12321 12900 13479 12356 12865 13373 13881 14389 14897 15405 15914 16422
Intensive with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 764 1368 1972 2576 3180 3783 4387 4991 5595 6199 6803 6911 7473 8036 8598 9161 9723 10286 10848 11411 11973 12536 13099 11959 12451 12943 13434 13926 14417 14909 15401 15892
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 805 1451 2096 2741 3386 4032 4677 5322 5967 6613 7258 7407 8011 8615 9219 9823 10426 11030 11634 12238 12842 13446 14050 12952 13485 14018 14551 15084 15617 16150 16683 17216
Intensive with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 780 1401 2021 2642 3262 3883 4503 5124 5744 6365 6985 7109 7688 8267 8846 9425 10005 10584 11163 11742 12321 12900 13479 12356 12865 13373 13881 14389 14897 15405 15914 16422
Intensive with student residence, single room, no meals 921 1682 2443 3204 3965 4727 5488 6249 7010 7771 8532 8797 9516 10236 10956 11676 12395 13115 13835 14555 15274 15994 16714 15732 16380 17029 17678 18327 18976 19625 20273 20922
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 full board supplement is available for students aged 16-17 (students aged 16-17 must book half or full board option)
Surcharge for special diet: € 34 per person per week.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 16/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €50 per week
single room : 22/12/2019 - 04/01/2020 : €84 per week
double room : 16/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €50 per week
double room : 22/12/2019 - 04/01/2020 : €84 per week
half board → full board : €67 per week
Info student residence:  

Minimum age to stay in the residence is: 18 years

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 year .

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:
20
28
Number of weeks:
  24 weeks 36 weeks  
Academic Year without accommodation 5933 8415
Academic Year with host family, double room, halfboard 11534 16795
Academic Year with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 10541 15306
Academic Year with host family, single room, halfboard 11534 16795
Academic Year with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 10938 15902
Academic Year with student residence, single room, no meals 14313 20965
Number of weeks:
  24 weeks 36 weeks  
Academic Year without accommodation 6784 9691
Academic Year with host family, double room, halfboard 12385 18072
Academic Year with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 11392 16583
Academic Year with host family, single room, halfboard 12385 18072
Academic Year with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 11789 17178
Academic Year with student residence, single room, no meals 15164 22241
Starting dates:  

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

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Info host family:  

A double room can be only booked by 2 persons travelling together.

The full board supplement is available for students aged 16-17 (students aged 16-17 must book half or full board option)
Surcharge for special diet: € 34 per person per week.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 16/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €50 per week
single room : 22/12/2019 - 04/01/2020 : €84 per week
double room : 16/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €50 per week
double room : 22/12/2019 - 04/01/2020 : €84 per week
half board → full board : €67 per week
Info student residence:  

Minimum age to stay in the residence is: 18 years

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 year .

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:
20
28
Number of weeks:
  10 weeks  
Cambridge exam without accommodation 3191
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 5135
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, halfboard 5301
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 5301
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, halfboard 5549
Cambridge exam with student residence, single room, no meals 6707
Number of weeks:
  10 weeks  
Cambridge exam without accommodation 4255
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 6199
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, halfboard 6365
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 6365
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, halfboard 6613
Cambridge exam with student residence, single room, no meals 7771
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

Info host family:  

A double room can be only booked by 2 persons travelling together.

The full board supplement is available for students aged 16-17 (students aged 16-17 must book half or full board option)
Surcharge for special diet: € 34 per person per week.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 16/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €50 per week
single room : 22/12/2019 - 04/01/2020 : €84 per week
double room : 16/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €50 per week
double room : 22/12/2019 - 04/01/2020 : €84 per week
half board → full board : €67 per week
Info student residence:  

Minimum age to stay in the residence is: 18 years

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 year .

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:
28
  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 946 1360 1773 2187 2600 3014 3428 3841 4255 4669 4586 4958 5330 5703 6075 6447 6820 7192 7564 7936 8309 8681 7351 7653 7954 8255 8557 8858 9160 9461 9762
IELTS with host family, double room, halfboard 1401 2021 2642 3262 3883 4503 5124 5744 6365 6985 7109 7688 8267 8846 9425 10005 10584 11163 11742 12321 12900 13479 12356 12865 13373 13881 14389 14897 15405 15914 16422
IELTS with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 1368 1972 2576 3180 3783 4387 4991 5595 6199 6803 6911 7473 8036 8598 9161 9723 10286 10848 11411 11973 12536 13099 11959 12451 12943 13434 13926 14417 14909 15401 15892
IELTS with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1401 2021 2642 3262 3883 4503 5124 5744 6365 6985 7109 7688 8267 8846 9425 10005 10584 11163 11742 12321 12900 13479 12356 12865 13373 13881 14389 14897 15405 15914 16422
IELTS with host family, single room, halfboard 1451 2096 2741 3386 4032 4677 5322 5967 6613 7258 7407 8011 8615 9219 9823 10426 11030 11634 12238 12842 13446 14050 12952 13485 14018 14551 15084 15617 16150 16683 17216
IELTS with student residence, single room, no meals 1682 2443 3204 3965 4727 5488 6249 7010 7771 8532 8797 9516 10236 10956 11676 12395 13115 13835 14555 15274 15994 16714 15732 16380 17029 17678 18327 18976 19625 20273 20922
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:  

€195, to be paid directly on arrival

Info host family:  

A double room can be only booked by 2 persons travelling together.

The full board supplement is available for students aged 16-17 (students aged 16-17 must book half or full board option)
Surcharge for special diet: € 34 per person per week.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 16/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €50 per week
single room : 22/12/2019 - 04/01/2020 : €84 per week
double room : 16/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €50 per week
double room : 22/12/2019 - 04/01/2020 : €84 per week
half board → full board : €67 per week
Info student residence:  

Minimum age to stay in the residence is: 18 years

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 year .

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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