THE GENERAL ENGLISH COURSE
The General English course is our most popular course and is designed for all skill levels.
With start dates every Monday, this course is an ideal way to improve your ability to communicate effectively and have confidence in your use of the English language.
Our dynamic approach to grammar, pronunciation and conversation using interactive software, individual and group work makes learning engaging and fun as well as developing your reading, writing and listening skills.
Reasons to choose General English:
- Starts every Monday
- Suitable for all levels
- Beginners accepted in some locations
- Choose the number of lessons and your course length according to your budget and goals
- Cost effective for long-term study
- Improve your understanding of grammar and vocabulary
- Enhance your listening ability and your confidence in speaking English
- Develop more effective English language communication skills
- Resources and materials
- Access to My Embassy English Student Dashboard
- Computer facilities and Wi-Fi
- Online personalised learning plans
- End of Course Certificate
EMBASSY CAMBRIDGE EXPERIENCE
Social atmosphere: Embassy Cambridge has a busy social programme where English language students can participate in daily activities including conversation club, trips to the London theatre, bowling and UK day trips.
Cambridge city life: The historic city of Cambridge is a university town, so there’s always a buzzing student atmosphere. Enjoy the beautiful college, punt boat trips on the river, huge bookshops and stunning gardens.
Why Choose Embassy Cambridge?
In 2018 Embassy Cambridge received an Excellence Award from LangugageCourse.net, based on student feedback about overall service
Located in a century-old building in a charming residential suburb of Cambridge, providing a truly authentic, English experience
Experienced centre in preparing students for the Cambridge English First (FCE) and Advanced (CAE) exams
With cycle hire available at the centre, students love exploring Cambridge by bicycle after class
A perfect place for academically-minded students
- Prayer room
- Table Tennis
- IT suite
- Interactive whiteboards
- University application counselling
- Large outdoor patio and garden
RAVELLING AROUND THE CITY:
On foot or by bicycle
Cambridge is one of the top cycling cities in the UK! Getting around on foot or by bike is easy and we can help you hire a bike.
Stagecoach offers a network of frequent and reliable buses, which provide excellent access to all parts of Cambridge.
There are frequent trains to/from London (up to 3 an hour at peak times) and other major cities in the UK.
Nearest supermarket: 5-minute walk
Nearest café/restaurant: 5-minute walk
Nearest newsagent: 5-minute walk
Nearest church: 2-minute walk
Nearest mosque: 15 minutes by bike
Nearest post office: 5-minute walk
Nearest bank: 20-minute walk
Nearest shopping centre: 20-minute walk
Nearest bus stop: 2-minute walk
Nearest park: 5-minute walk
COST OF LIVING:
We currently advise that students should budget approximately GB 60 per week. This will cover all transport, food and entertainment costs.
|Price in GBP|
|Cup of Coffee (e.g. Starbucks)||2.50 – 3.50|
|Can of Coca-Cola||0.70|
|Big Mac Hamburger||2.50|
|Hot meal in the school cafeteria||4.00|
|3 course meal in mid-range restaurant||25.00 add 10% gratuity|
|Nightclub entrance||5.00 – 15.00|
|Bus||3.90 for a day pass; 12.50 for a week pass|
|Taxi||2.60 minimum and 20p for each additional 187 metre|
|Roundtrip train to london||15.40|
For students learning English in Cambridge, we offer a brand new student residence called Study Inn which is only a 10 minute bicycle ride from the school. Please note that Study Inn is only for students aged 18 and over.
– Study Inn 2017 Fact Sheet
Live as part of an English-speaking household while on your Cambridge English course. Depending on the type of accommodation you book, you’ll have your own bedroom, or share a room with another student. You will eat breakfast and, with a half board booking, also evening meals with your hosts. It’s a great chance to meet local residents and share their way of life while studying English in Cambridge. Living with English-speakers also means that you will never stop learning and improving your fluency.
Quality agencies provide some of our homestay accommodation.
Cambridge, CB3 9DU
FINDING OUR SCHOOL FROM THE STATION:
Our study centre is located 10 minutes by car or taxi from the Cambridge train station on Grange Road.