Develop your English language skills and immerse yourself in British culture, with our summer school in Cambridge. Study on our vibrant university campus, just a few minutes’ walk from the beautiful, historic city centre.
Our English Language and Culture course includes 15 hours of language and culture classes, weekly trips to popular tourist attractions, and afternoon activities on and off campus. You'll also have free time to explore Cambridge and the surrounding areas.
In class, we'll focus on a range of English language skills, including fluency and pronunciation, grammar, reading, listening and writing. There are also seminars on a variety of cultural topics including British class systems, the Royal Family and British cuisine.
As the course is focused on developing your language and communication skills, you'll find that classes are lively and interactive. There are also lots of opportunities to practice your English informally, on day trips and social activities.
As a student at Anglia Ruskin you will have full access to university facilities including the library and multi-media language centre. You're welcome to use these facilities to support your English language studies.
Our English and Culture summer school comprises of 15 study hours a week.
The course content includes:
English language skills
There's also an active social programme, so you can see the sights and get a feel for UK culture. We'll enjoy one full-day visit and one half-day visit per week.
We run our English Language and Culture course in the summer. You can choose a two-week 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||5 July 2020||6 July 2020||17 July 2020||18 July 2020||£1,650|
|4 weeks||5 July 2020||6 July 2020||31 July 2020||1 August 2020||£3,200|
|6 weeks||5 July 2020||6 July 2020||14 August 2020||15 August 2020||£4,600|
|2 weeks||19 July 2020||20 July 2020||31 July 2020||1 August 2020||£1,650|
|4 weeks||19 July 2020||20 July 2020||14 August 2020||15 August 2020||£3,200|
|2 weeks||2 August 2020||3 August 2020||14 August 2020||15 August 2020||£1,650|
*Please note you can move into your accommodation on the Sunday before your course, and should leave on the Saturday. 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 use of a fully equipped kitchen in your accommodation. There are also cafes on campus and plenty of restaurants nearby.
There's no formal assessment but you will receive a certificate of attendance.
We'll also invite you to a leaving ceremony to celebrate the end of your course with your classmates and Language Centre 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, complete the application form on this page and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org
Once we have received your application form, we'll send you an offer letter by email. Please 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.