English Language and Culture: Summer course

Short course, english course (From 2 weeks)


July 2017, August 2017


Our English Language and Culture course offers a great opportunity to take an educational holiday and experience life in a UK university. You will have full access to our university’s facilities and we are just a short walk away from the beautiful and historical city centre of Cambridge.

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Full description

Course Content

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The English and Culture programme comprises of 12 study hours a week.  The course content includes the following:

Topics include:

  • British class systems and the Royal Family
  • British cuisine
  • Customs and celebrations
  • British media and newspapers

The lesson topics will be combined with a focus on:

  • Fluency focus- speak better
  • Reading, listening and writing skills
  • Pronunciation focus
  • New vocabulary
  • Grammar practice- using language accurately

1 full day visit and 1 half day visit per week

Full day visits may include:

  • London
  • Warwick
  • Stratford-Upon-Avon
  • Oxford

Half day visits may include:

  • Cream tea in Grantchester
  • Ely city visit
  • The Fitzwilliam Museum
  • Botanical Gardens
  • Punting on the River Cam

Download: Sample Timetable: English Language and Culture Summer Course

Course Dates and Fees

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We run our English Language and Culture course in the summer and you can choose from attending a two or four week course.

Course Length Start Date End Date Course Fee
2 weeks 18 July 2016 29 July 2016 £1,550
2 weeks 1 August 2016 12 August 2016 £1,550
4 weeks 18 July 2016 12 August 2016 £3,000

The course fee includes:

  • 12 hours per week of language and cultural classes
  • Trips to popular tourist attractions
  • Local visits and social events both on/off campus
  • Campus accommodation in Cambridge (with free Wi-Fi)
  • Free airport pick-up

The course does not include meals but you will have access to a fully equipped kitchen and there are plenty of restaurants and cafes on campus and close to the university.


At the end of the course there won’t be a formal assessment but you will receive a certificate of attendance.

Where you will study

Your faculty

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Whether you aim to work in the creative industries or the social sciences, the legal profession or public service, the Faculty of Arts, Law & Social Sciences will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need for professional life.

Our lively, diverse community and ambitious academic environment will broaden your horizons and help you develop your full potential - many of our courses give you the chance to learn another language, study abroad or undertake work placements as you study.

If you’re interested in art, music, drama or film, check out our packed programme of events. Together with our partners in the creative and cultural industries, we’re always working to enrich the cultural life of the university and the wider community.

Our research is groundbreaking and internationally recognised, with real social impact. We support the Cultures of the Digital Economy Research Institute (CoDE), whose projects include interactive music apps and documenting lifesaving childbirth procedures, as well as nine international research clusters, such as the Centre for Children's Book Studies and the Labour History Research Unit.

In the Research Excellence Framework 2014, six of our subject areas were awarded world-leading status: Law; Art and Design; English Language and Literature, Communication, Cultural and Media Studies; History; Music, Drama, Dance and Performing Arts.

Where can I study?

Lord Ashcroft Building on our Cambridge campus

Our campus is close to the centre of Cambridge, often described as the perfect student city.

Explore our Cambridge campus

How to apply

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To apply for this course you will need to complete the application form and email this to lsu@anglia.ac.uk

Once we have received your application form you will be sent an offer letter by email.  You will need to return the acceptance slip included in the offer letter and pay for the English Language course fee in full.

Before you start your course we will send you a pre-arrival guide with information on your accommodation and how to arrange your free airport pick-up.

Please note we will not be able to confirm your place on the English Language and Culture Course and reserve your accommodation until we have received the acceptance slip from you offer letter and received full payment.

Entry requirements

To join this course you will need a Student Visitor Visa if you are applying from outside the EU and be aged 18 or over at the start of this course. Your English should be at intermediate level or above.