Learn English in the heart of a world-class academic city

English in the City in Cambridge

If you are looking to develop fluency, target core skills, and truly experience your destination through its language, this dynamic course is your gateway to practical use of English.

This Special Focus Programme combines 20 lessons of General English with 10 lessons focused on language study inspired by your destination, for a complete intensive experience that is tailored to you and your personal reasons for learning.

Spend one lesson each week outside of the classroom with classmates, learning English and getting to know the local area.

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Reasons to take this course

  • You want an experiential programme that gives you opportunities to interact with local people.
  • You want to learn about the history and culture of the city.
  • You want to learn English for everyday situations.
Available All year
Minimum age 16
Lessons 20 General English lessons + 10 English in the City (22.5 hours per week)
Length Minimum 1 week
Starts Every Monday
Class size Maximum 14
English level All levels

Expectations

Real immersion

Get outdoors and learn English while directly experiencing the sights and spirit of your chosen destination. This is a unique, natural and authentic way to use and improve your English. Practise your English with local people in real situations.

Core English

This course builds your General English skills, and focuses on the language you will need in everyday situations. So in future, wherever you are, you will be able to express yourself clearly and confidently. Improve your speaking, listening and writing.

Special focus

You will spend one lesson each week outside of the classroom with your class, visiting places of interest and engaging in activities in the local area.

Themed lessons

Classroom study will also support themes that change weekly, including ‘Describing Art and Culture – Museum Tours’, ‘Talk like a Local – Neighbourhood Visits’ and ‘The Language of Sports – Stadium Visits’.

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  • Celia Germani

    Celia Germani

    studied at EC Cambridge

    This experience was amazing for me. I met a lot of people from everywhere, and the most important thing for me, I improved my English. Teachers in EC Cambridge are very good especially Simon and Henri. If I can come back I will come back. The teachers are very patient, ...

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  • Lee Tea Hwan

    Lee Tea Hwan

    studied at EC Cambridge

    I am studying Intensive English at EC Cambridge and One-to-One lessons. I enjoy my lessons and my teachers are very good at helping me learn English. The course is really beneficial because everything is in English so you have to speak English all the time, not just in class but ...

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  • Yukari Oshiki

    Yukari Oshiki

    studied at EC Cambridge

    I have been studying at EC Cambridge since April. I love the course here. Everyone here is so friendly and kind. I see my class almost like a family as they are all no nice and and great fun. There is a great mix of all nationalities and languages within ...

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