Language course English in Cambridge

Embassy English Juniors

During summer months, our Cambridge partner school, Embassy English, organizes youth courses for students aged 12 – 17 years.  Summer courses are based at the year-round international school Bellerbys College. The campus is located in the north of the city in a quiet residential suburb. Classrooms, sports facilities and lunches are all on one site. The students will be accommodated in host families, located near the school.

Key features of our partner English school in Cambridge

 

  • School accredited by the British Council and EnglishUK.
  • Fully equipped classrooms, with interactive whiteboards to aid learning.
  • Sports facilities on-site (multi-purpose sports hall, football pitches, and tennis courts).
  • Common areas with: Satellite television, DVD player, X-Box, and table football.
  • Modern cafeteria serving lunches, with a variety of menus suitable for all tastes and diets. The cafeteria is also selling a variety of snacks, fruit as well as hot and cold drinks.
  • Free wireless Internet access across all areas of the college with PCs in common areas.

Social Programme

The programme includes a wide range of activities that will take place in the afternoons, after classes. The activities will include:

  • Sports: Football, Badminton, basketball, table tennis and tennis.
  • Non-sports: Giant board games, arts & crafts, drama and music.
  • Evening activities: Talent show, discos, barbecue party and film night.
  • The programme includes one full-day excursion by coach each week (London, Oxford, Stratford-upon-Avon) and two half-day local visits to Cambridge each week.
Junior activity programme Cambridge Embassy

Intensive (12-17 years)

  • Ages: 12 -17
  • Minimum level: suitable for all levels
  • Lessons: 20 lessons per week, from Monday to Friday 9:00h - 13:00h (timetable subject to changes).
  • Maximum nr. of students per class: 15
  • Accommodation: 
    - Host Family: in double rooms on a full board basis (with lunch in the cafeteria). The room is shared with a student of the same gender but with a different nationality. The host family will wash the student´s clothes once a week without extra costs.  
    - Residence: in a single room on a full board basis. Meals are served in the cafeteria of the school. Bathrooms are shared. Students can wash their clothes in a launderette nearby (this service is not included in the price). 
  • Curfew:  students will be at home around 19.30 after the social programme. After dinner, they must be in bed before 9.30 pm.
  • Supervision: 24 hours/ 7 days a week.
  • Airport transfer:  not included, please see rates on our online price list.
  • Social programme: included

 

English lessons
Our summer English course will rapidly improve your level of ability in a short amount of time. With a maximum of 15 students per class, you will enjoy learning through exercises focusing on speaking and listening. School teachers are highly qualified and students receive approximately 15 hours of tuition in English each week, divided into 4 lessons per day.  There are mixed nationalities in each class. In the very first English class, students are asked to take an English test. The test includes writing, vocabulary and an oral interview. This allows the school to place you in the right class for your ability level.


Sample of the social programme
The programme includes a wide range of activities that will take place in the afternoons, after classes. The activities will include:

  • Sports: Football, badminton, basketball, table tennis and tennis.
  • Non-sports: Giant board games, arts & crafts, drama and music.
  • Evening activities: Talent show, discos, barbecue party and film night.
  • The programme includes one full-day excursion by coach each week (London, Oxford, Stratford-upon-Avon) and two half-day local visits to Cambridge each week.

 

 

Minimum age is 12 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
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
Intensive (12-17 years) with host family, double room, fullboard 892 1667 2442 3216
Intensive (12-17 years) with residence, single room, fullboard 924 1730 2536 3343
Starting dates:  

03/07,10/07, 17/07, 24/07, 31/07

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Transfer:  

€111

The price stated here is for an airport transfer on arrival at London Luton.

The price for an airport transfer on arrival at (per person, one-way):

  • London Central (City): € 141
  • Heathrow: € 158
  • London Gatwick: € 193
  • Stanstead: € 92

Please fill out on the booking form ("remarks") on which airport you will arrive.

Please note that an airport transfer is obligatory for juniors.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching materials
  • activity program
  • certificate of attendance

The course is from Sunday to Sunday. Last possible class day: 04/08/2017

Host family

Sharing the daily life and experiences with an English family is a great opportunity to immerse yourself in local life, and practise your English in a friendly and informal atmosphere. All host families are monitored and vetted and live within walking distance from the school or close to a bus stop.
The accommodation is in double rooms with full board. Breakfast and evening meals will be provided by the family and lunch will be taken at the centre. Packed lunches will be provided for any trips. The family will also provide laundry service.

Residence

Accommodation is in standard single bedrooms, with 4 bedrooms sharing each bathroom and kitchen. The accommodations are located in the campus of the Berllerbys Campus, where you will also have all your classes. The accommodation is with full board, with breakfast and dinner served in the cafeteria. Lunch may be in the cafeteria or is a packed-lunch for trip days. A warden is available 24 hours a day for your security.

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