English for Life

Increased confidence in the use of English

A wider range of vocabulary

Greater accuracy in grammar

Better pronunciation and greater fluency in speaking

The ideal course to develop your English language skills

This course is tailored to help international students develop their English grammar and vocabulary alongside their reading, writing, listening and speaking. Levels range from elementary to advanced, so whatever your current level, we have the right course for you. Our personalised language programme helps you make the maximum progress in the shortest possible time.

Teaching is excellent and promotes successful learning – ISI PFE March 2019


Key Facts: English for Life 

Age: 17+
Level: From elementary (CEF A1) to advanced (CEF C2)
Start dates: June, July and August
Course length: 2, 3, 4 or more weeks  
Class size: Maximum 12 students
Lessons (hours): 25 (23) Monday to Friday
Lesson type: 21 in groups and 4 teacher guided self study sessions
Fees: From £728 per week
Fees include: Tuition, accommodation, lunch, travel insurance and 1 excursion per week
Accommodation: college residence or homestay 
Sample Timetable: Click to view
Optional extras: Additional Excursions/Activities – £5 – £30
  Airport transfers from £120 – Depending on pick-up location
  Courier charges for visa support documents –  £25
  Exam entry for IELTS/Cambridge suite £180 – £210
  One-to-one English language lessons – £59 per lesson.
Contact us 


If you have any questions about our courses, please get in touch.

Manuela Williams

Admissions Registrar

Tel: +44 1865 517706


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Course dates

Courses start on Sundays

17 June 24 June 8 July
22 July 29 July 5 August
19 August

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Package prices
  • tuition (21 lessons per week) — teaching materials
  • college accommodation with self-catering facilities
  • homestay with breakfast and dinner every day
  • activities programme — a full range of activities, sports, and local trips
  • one FREE excursion per week
  • lunch Monday-Friday
  • travel insurance
  • please read our Terms & Conditions
Tuition and Accommodation package prices
Room type 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks Extra week
College accommodation
Twin Standard £1360 £2040 £2720  £680
Twin Superior £1458 £2187 £2916  £729
Single Standard £1492 £2238 £2984  £746
Single Superior £1626 £2439 £3252  £813
Homestay (includes breakfast and dinner every day)
Standard £1360 £2040 £2720  £680
Superior £1506 £2259 £3012  £753

Optional Extras:

  • College Meals – breakfast and dinner every day – £90 per week
  • Visa Support documents – £25
  • Airport Transfers

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Airport transfers

We offer our students a private transfer service by car from all the major London airports — Gatwick, Heathrow, Luton, Stansted, and London City airport, as well as train or bus stations. Our airport transfer prices are given below.

Airport transfer one way
London Heathrow (LHR) £115
London Gatwick (LGW) £170
London Luton (LTN) £135
London Stansted (STN) £165

Become more confident using everyday English this summer

This is a great way to enjoy learning English during the summer holidays.

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