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 425 730 1035 1339 1644 1949 2254 2559 2863 3168 3473 3419 3694 3969 4244 4519 4794 5069 5344 5619 5894 6169 6444 6288 6545 6802 7059 7316 7573 7830 8087 8344
Intensive with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 634 1106 1578 2051 2523 2995 3467 3939 4412 4884 5356 5469 5912 6354 6796 7239 7681 8123 8566 9008 9450 9892 10335 10347 10771 11195 11620 12044 12469 12893 13317 13742
Intensive with host family, double room, halfboard 659 1156 1654 2151 2648 3146 3643 4140 4637 5135 5632 5771 6238 6706 7173 7640 8108 8575 9043 9510 9977 10445 10912 10949 11399 11848 12298 12747 13197 13646 14095 14545
Intensive with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 659 1156 1654 2151 2648 3146 3643 4140 4637 5135 5632 5771 6238 6706 7173 7640 8108 8575 9043 9510 9977 10445 10912 10949 11399 11848 12298 12747 13197 13646 14095 14545
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 684 1207 1729 2251 2774 3296 3819 4341 4863 5386 5908 6072 6564 7057 7549 8042 8534 9027 9519 10012 10504 10997 11490 11552 12026 12501 12975 13450 13925 14399 14874 15348
Intensive with student residence, single room, no meals 785 1407 2030 2653 3276 3899 4522 5144 5767 6390 7013 7277 7870 8463 9056 9649 10242 10834 11427 12020 12613 13206 13799 13962 14537 15112 15687 16262 16837 17412 17987 18562
  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 532 945 1357 1770 2182 2595 3007 3419 3832 4244 4657 4567 4938 5308 5679 6049 6420 6790 7161 7532 7902 8273 8643 7292 7591 7890 8189 8488 8787 9086 9384 9683
Intensive with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 742 1321 1901 2481 3061 3640 4220 4800 5380 5960 6539 6617 7155 7693 8231 8769 9307 9845 10383 10920 11458 11996 12534 11351 11817 12283 12749 13216 13682 14148 14614 15080
Intensive with host family, double room, halfboard 767 1372 1976 2581 3186 3791 4396 5001 5606 6211 6815 6918 7481 8044 8607 9170 9733 10296 10860 11423 11986 12549 13112 11953 12445 12936 13427 13919 14410 14901 15392 15884
Intensive with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 767 1372 1976 2581 3186 3791 4396 5001 5606 6211 6815 6918 7481 8044 8607 9170 9733 10296 10860 11423 11986 12549 13112 11953 12445 12936 13427 13919 14410 14901 15392 15884
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 792 1422 2052 2682 3312 3942 4572 5202 5832 6462 7092 7220 7808 8396 8984 9572 10160 10748 11336 11925 12513 13101 13689 12556 13072 13589 14105 14621 15138 15654 16171 16687
Intensive with student residence, single room, no meals 892 1623 2353 3083 3814 4544 5275 6005 6735 7466 8196 8424 9113 9802 10490 11179 11867 12556 13244 13933 14621 15310 15999 14966 15583 16199 16816 17433 18050 18667 19284 19900
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 - 25/08 : €43 per week
single room : 23/12 - 05/01 : €76 per week
double room : 17/06 - 25/08 : €43 per week
double room : 23/12 - 05/01 : €76 per week
half board → full board : €51 per week
Transfer:  

€120

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

  • Heathrow, St.Pancras, City : € 204
  • London Gatwick: € 234

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 5858 8297
Academic Year with host family, double room, halfboard 11121 16171
Academic Year with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 9916 14363
Academic Year with host family, single room, halfboard 11121 16171
Academic Year with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 10519 15267
Academic Year with student residence, single room, no meals 13531 19786
Number of weeks:
  24 weeks 36 weeks  
Academic Year without accommodation 6719 9588
Academic Year with host family, double room, halfboard 11982 17462
Academic Year with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 10777 15654
Academic Year with host family, single room, halfboard 11982 17462
Academic Year with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 11380 16558
Academic Year with student residence, single room, no meals 14392 21077
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 - 25/08 : €43 per week
single room : 23/12 - 05/01 : €76 per week
double room : 17/06 - 25/08 : €43 per week
double room : 23/12 - 05/01 : €76 per week
half board → full board : €51 per week
Transfer:  

€120

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

  • Heathrow, St.Pancras, City : € 204
  • London Gatwick: € 234

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 3168
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, halfboard 5135
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 4884
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, halfboard 5386
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 5135
Cambridge exam with student residence, single room, no meals 6390
Number of weeks:
  10 weeks  
Cambridge exam without accommodation 4244
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, halfboard 6462
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 5960
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, halfboard 6462
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 6211
Cambridge exam with student residence, single room, no meals 7466
Starting dates:  

03/04, 24/09

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Exam fees:  

€198, 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 - 25/08 : €43 per week
single room : 23/12 - 05/01 : €76 per week
double room : 17/06 - 25/08 : €43 per week
double room : 23/12 - 05/01 : €76 per week
half board → full board : €51 per week
Transfer:  

€120

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

  • Heathrow, St.Pancras, City : € 204
  • London Gatwick: € 234

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 532 945 1357 1770 2182 2595 3007 3419 3832 4244 4657 4567 4938 5308 5679 6049 6420 6790 7161 7532 7902 8273 8643 7292 7591 7890 8189 8488 8787 9086 9384 9683
IELTS with host family, double room, halfboard 767 1372 1976 2581 3186 3791 4396 5001 5606 6211 6815 6918 7481 8044 8607 9170 9733 10296 10860 11423 11986 12549 13112 11953 12445 12936 13427 13919 14410 14901 15392 15884
IELTS with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 742 1321 1901 2481 3061 3640 4220 4800 5380 5960 6539 6617 7155 7693 8231 8769 9307 9845 10383 10920 11458 11996 12534 11351 11817 12283 12749 13216 13682 14148 14614 15080
IELTS with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 767 1372 1976 2581 3186 3791 4396 5001 5606 6211 6815 6918 7481 8044 8607 9170 9733 10296 10860 11423 11986 12549 13112 11953 12445 12936 13427 13919 14410 14901 15392 15884
IELTS with host family, single room, halfboard 792 1422 2052 2682 3312 3942 4572 5202 5832 6462 7092 7220 7808 8396 8984 9572 10160 10748 11336 11925 12513 13101 13689 12556 13072 13589 14105 14621 15138 15654 16171 16687
IELTS with student residence, single room, no meals 892 1623 2353 3083 3814 4544 5275 6005 6735 7466 8196 8424 9113 9802 10490 11179 11867 12556 13244 13933 14621 15310 15999 14966 15583 16199 16816 17433 18050 18667 19284 19900
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:  

€198, 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 - 25/08 : €43 per week
single room : 23/12 - 05/01 : €76 per week
double room : 17/06 - 25/08 : €43 per week
double room : 23/12 - 05/01 : €76 per week
half board → full board : €51 per week
Transfer:  

€120

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

  • Heathrow, St.Pancras, City : € 204
  • London Gatwick: € 234

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:  

€120

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

  • Heathrow, St.Pancras, City : € 204
  • London Gatwick: € 234

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