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
Social atmosphere: In partnership with Bellerbys, Embassy London has a full social programme. Activities include trips to the theatre, basketball, pub nights and UK day trips and weekend trips to Europe. Students will get to meet a fantastic mix of international students.
London city life: Greenwich is a charming and friendly town, full of interesting restaurants, beautiful parks, a historic market, and is walking distance from the River Thames.
Why Choose Embassy London?
Students will experience living in a truly global village as the campus is shared with Bellerbys College and Coventry University London International Study Centre, home to over 450 students
A slower pace of London life in the beautiful suburb of Greenwich, only a 10 minute train away from central London and all its iconic landmarks
Safe, gated campus with full security that’s fully equipped to serve all student needs onsite
Unique on-campus residence for students wanting to stay in single, en-suite residence accommodation in London, less than 5 minutes from the classroom
- IT suite
- Interactive whiteboards
- Student lounge
- University application counselling
TRAVELLING AROUND THE CITY:
By London Underground
Take the DLR (Docklands Light Railway) to Cutty Sark (Greenwich Maritime) station. The walk from the station takes 10 minutes.
Take the train from Waterloo East or London Bridge to Greenwich. This takes 15 minutes. You can then walk or take a bus.
From Greenwich Train Station, bus number 199 will drop you off outside the school in 5-10 minutes. Ask the driver for McMillan Student Village.
Nearest underground station: 10-minute walk
Nearest train station: 10-minute walk
Nearest bus stop: Directly outside the school
Nearest shopping centre: 15 minutes by bus
Nearest park: 15-minute walk
Nearest bank: 15-minute walk
Nearest post office: 10-minute walk
Nearest mosque: 15 minutes by bus
Nearest church: 5-minute walk
Nearest newsagent: Directly across the road
Nearest coffee shop: 5-minute walk
Nearest café/restaurant: 10-minute walk
Nearest supermarket: Directly across the road
COST OF LIVING:
We currently advise Embassy English London Greenwich students to budget approximately GB £150.00 per week. This will cover all basic transport, food and entertainment costs.
|Price in GBP|
|Cup of Coffee (e.g. Starbucks)||2.50 – 2.70|
|Can of Coca-Cola||0.70|
|Big Mac Hamburger||2.50|
|3 course meal in mid-range restaurant||30.00 add 10% gratuity|
|Cinema ticket||6.00 – 7.00 (more expensive in Central London)|
|Nightclub entrance||4.00 upwards (more expensive in Central London)|
|Bus||2.40 per journey or 1.40 with an ‘Oyster’ card|
|Taxi||2.40 minimum and 0.60 for each additional minute (approx.)|
Located on the campus of the Embassy English London school, this student accommodation is popular so ensure you book quickly with your enrolment advisor or agent.
– McMillan Student Village
Live as part of an English-speaking household while on your English course in London. Depending on the type of accommodation you book, you’ll have your own bedroom, or share a room with another Embassy English London student. You will eat breakfast and, with a half board booking, also evening meals with your hosts. It’s a great chance to meet London residents and share their way of life. Living with English-speakers also means that you will never stop learning and improving your fluency.
Bounty House, Stowage
London, SE8 3DE
FINDING OUR SCHOOL:
From Waterloo East or London Bridge
From Waterloo East take the train to Greenwich station. Turn left out of the station, catch the number 199 bus and get off at McMillan Student Village. From London Bridge take the train to Deptford station, turn left out of the station, walk for 5 minutes up Deptford High Street, turn right onto Creek Road and it’s a 5 minute walk to McMillan Student Village.
From Heathrow Airport
Piccadilly tube line from Terminals 1,2,3 or 4 to Green Park, change to Jubilee Line, to London Bridge station, change to British Rail, continue as above.
From Gatwick Airport
British Rail train to Clapham Junction, change platforms and take British Rail train to London Bridge, continue as above.