Certificate of English-Standard

The Certificate of English aims to improve your general English by focusing the key skills of speaking, reading, writing and listening. If you are not sure what your level of English is, try this online test for a better idea.

Our price promise

If you find this course cheaper elsewhere, we will match the price and give you a £50 voucher when you book*.

*Applies only to like-for-like dates at the same school on the same course for the same duration.


Minimum entry requirements

Course format

  • Length of study: From 2 weeks
  • Lessons per week: 20
  • Maximum class size: 15
  • Typical student age: 17-40
  • Typical student mix:
    21% Asian, 19% Latin American, 12% Japanese, 22% European, 26% Middle Eastern,

Dates and fees

  • Course starts eachMon, excluding weeks that include Christmas, New Year
  • Tuition fees: From 674.00 USD

    Tuition length options

    • 2 weeks: 674.00 USD
    • 3 weeks: 1011.00 USD
    • 4 weeks: 1348.00 USD
    • 5 weeks: 1685.00 USD
    • 6 weeks: 2022.00 USD
    • 7 weeks: 2275.00 USD
    • 8 weeks: 2600.00 USD
    • 9 weeks: 2925.00 USD
    • 10 weeks: 3250.00 USD
    • 11 weeks: 3575.00 USD
    • 12 weeks: 3840.00 USD
    • 13 weeks: 4160.00 USD
    • 14 weeks: 4480.00 USD
    • 15 weeks: 4800.00 USD
    • 16 weeks: 5120.00 USD
    • 17 weeks: 5440.00 USD
    • 18 weeks: 5760.00 USD
    • 19 weeks: 6080.00 USD
    • 20 weeks: 6100.00 USD
    • 21 weeks: 6405.00 USD
    • 22 weeks: 6710.00 USD
    • 23 weeks: 7015.00 USD
    • 24 weeks: 7320.00 USD
  • Compulsory fees

    • Our admin fee: 49 USD
    • Enrolment fee: 150.00 USD
  • Other expenses:

Course content

This course is a really great way to learn English and you can join the Certificate of English course on any Monday. You can choose whether to study on a part time or a full time basis and you can add different modules as you go along.

Following the entrance test, you'll be placed into a class with other students at your level. Study for as long or as short as you like, from two weeks upwards. The course covers all aspects of English language learning, in a fun and innovative way, using the latest language teaching techniques.

It is a very flexible course and Embassy promise that if you don't progress to the next level as indicated on your agreed progress chart, you can stay for free additional lessons until you do- so there!! What are you waiting for?!

Course structure

20 General English lessons that focus on :

  • Improving grammar
  • Vocabulary
  • Conversation skills
  • Reading
  • Listening
  • Writing
  • Understanding

'Easy’ learning

Embassy want to be absolutely sure that you feel comfortable and happy with the learning process. To ensure that happens the learning programme has the following factors built into it:

  • Weekly progress tests
  • Additional progress reports every six weeks
  • Exit tests
  • Varied lesson formats including: guided lessons via our on-line learning portal, lectures and project work.

You can book further weeks of study at any time during your course.



Teaching method

You can be confident that Embassy’s professional, qualified teachers will respond to the needs of the class, using an assortment of learning materials and techniques. You'll be expected to complete daily homework assignments and sample tests.

Technology in the classroom

You will have access to the modern technologies on offer to help your language learning experience. These include interactive whiteboards and captivating online learning environments. It is all part of bringing your language learning experience alive and ensures that your learning experience will be a positive one.

All text books and materials are provided on this course. You may wish to purchase additional supporting books, although they are not essential.

What will you get out of this course?

You can be confident that you will see an improvement in your English in all areas (speaking, listening, reading and writing). The Certificate of English course is specifically designed around you and the aim is to match your goals, plans and schedule. Equally you will have the opportunity to discover a wonderful new country and a fantastic and diversified culture.

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Accredited by these organisations : ICEF, English UK