Our English Language and Culture course offers a great opportunity to develop your language skills and immerse yourself in British culture. It is based at our vibrant university campus just a few minutes’ walk from the beautiful, historic city centre of Cambridge.
The course includes 15 hours of language and culture classes, weekly trips to popular tourist attractions and afternoon activities both on and off campus. It will also give you some free time to explore the wonderful history of Cambridge and the surrounding areas.
Classes will include a range of English language skills, including fluency and pronunciation, grammar, reading, listening and writing skills in interesting real life contexts. There will also be seminars on a variety of cultural topics including British class systems, the Royal Family and British cuisine.
The course is very much focussed on developing your language and communication skills – classes are lively and interactive. You’ll also have lots of opportunities to practice your English in informal settings on the various organised day trips and local activities.
As a student at Anglia Ruskin you will have full access to all university facilities including the library, our fully equipped multi-media language centre and social facilities. During your free time you will be welcome to use these facilities for your own private study to further support your English language development.
The English and Culture programme comprises of 15 study hours a week. The course content includes the following:
There will be an active social programme. This will include full and half day excursions to enhance your cultural experience in the UK. As well as fun sports activities on/off campus.
We run our English Language and Culture course in the summer and you can choose from attending a two or four week course. We welcome both individual and group bookings.
|Course Length||Arrival date*||Start Date||End Date||Departure date||Course Fee|
|2 weeks||8 July 2018||9 July 2018||20 July 2018||21 July 2018||£1,600|
|4 weeks||8 July 2018||9 July 2018||3 August 2018||4 August 2018||£3,050|
|6 weeks||8 July 2018||9 July 2018||17 August 2018||18 August 2018||£4,500|
|2 weeks||22 July 2018||23 July 2018||3 August 2018||4 August 2018||£1,600|
|4 weeks||22 July 2018||23 July 2018||17 August 2018||18 August 2018||£3,050|
|2 weeks||5 August 2018||6 August 2018||17 August 2018||18 August 2018||£1,600|
*Please note you can move into your accommodation on the Sunday. It may be possible to book extra nights but we cannot guarantee availability.
The course fee includes:
The course does not include meals but you will have access to a full equipped kitchen and there are plenty of restaurants and cafes on campus and close to the university.
At the end of the course there is no formal assessment but you will receive a certificate of attendance. You’ll also be invited to a leaving ceremony to celebrate the end of your course with your classmates and with our LSU staff.
Our Language Centre is here to support your academic success.
We offer a wide range of English courses, including academic and general English, summer programmes and bespoke courses, as well as in-sessional English language support. There's also the chance to learn an additional language with our Anglia Language Programme – open to all ARU students and staff.
You'll find a friendly, supportive teaching environment here with highly experienced and qualified teaching staff who are dedicated to helping you pursue your ambitions.
To apply for this course you will need to complete the application form and email this to firstname.lastname@example.org
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 course 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.
Your English should be at intermediate level or above. To join this course you may need to apply for a Short term study visa, (if you are applying as an international student). You should be aged 18 or over at the start of this course.