English in Cambridge
According to the 2011 Census, more than 100 thousand people living in Cambridge speak only English, which represents an impressive 85% of the population. This means that taking an Englishcourse will become an asset to get a better job, to communicate with the locals and to pursue higher education in a city famous for its university. Just contact us at Language Trainers and we will start designing the best course for your abilities and needs! Our courses are personalised, so you will improve your language skills in a very short time.
Why Study English in Cambridge
For Work and Studies: Cambridge is emerging as one of the top cities for technology companies in the UK and you can take advantage of this and advance in your career. Some examples of companies that are looking for employees with a high level of English proficiency are Raspberry Pi, an educational charity established in 2008, and Ieso Digital Health, founded in 2016, a firm that provides mental health therapy to those in need. If you are not actively job-seeking but intend to study instead, you have many options. The most prestigious university in the city is, of course, Cambridge University. This institution requires international students to be proficient in English as they will have to undertake an intensive academic course taught and examined in English. Their minimum English language requirements include passing the IELTS Academic exam with an overall grade of 7.5, a C2 Proficiency exam with a score of 200, or a TOEFL Internet Based Test with an overall score of 110. All of these exams are quite challenging, so if you are planning to enrol in a course at Cambridge University, Anglia Ruskin University or Cambridge Regional College, contact us and we can start designing a personalised course right away!
For Social: Knowing English will also allow you to connect with the local population at another level. To further practise what you learn in your lessons with Language Trainers, you can join the Cambridge International Friends Meetup Group. It has more than 3600 members who want to make some friends locally. They welcome anyone interested in sharing their experiences and having fun while speaking English. They organise different types of events such as language exchanges or dance parties in bars. Sports events are other places where you can meet people with similar interests and put your English into play. Some popular sports in Cambridge are football, cricket and rugby. So, if you are a fan of Cambridge United FC or Cambridge RUFC, you should go and watch some of their matches. You will surely find other die-hard fans like you to chat about your favourite football or rugby team and try out your newly acquired English accent!
For Culture: Those more interested in learning about the local culture will find that there are many things to do in Cambridge. For example, you can visit fantastic museums, take walking tours and see live music and theatre. Cambridge offers a vibrant selection of festivals and events all year long. One of them is the Cambridge History Festival, established in 2015. It is an annual series of local historical reenactments, taking place throughout the city. If you have an interest in the historical past of the city, you should attend this event! All the performances are in English, so make sure you take some lessons with us in advance. You can also book a walking tour of Cambridge in English and discover why this place is known and respected throughout the world while visiting it hidden streets and getting to know its secrets like a local.
Where to Learn English in and around Cambridge
Why not start taking an English course today? At Language Trainers, we offer flexible language courses that adapt to your skills and schedule. If you are not coming alone, we can also offer classes for your family. Our native English teachers live in Cambridge, so you will soon start to sound and feel like a local.
Contact us and we will arrange for a teacher to go to your home or office, or you can also meet at a public place such as the Cambridge Central Library on 7 Lion Yard. And if you are not in downtown Cambridge, we have tutors ready to start teaching in Teversham, Comberton, Dry Drayton, Milton or Fulbourn.
Let’s go! Take our free English Level Test and we will start designing a personalized language course for you or your family!
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1-on-1 General English Course in Cambridge
Our general one-on-one courses in Cambridge will help students improve their English level quickly and efficiently, whatever their needs. One of the most exciting aspects of our courses is that they are developed entirely around the needs of the students. The fact that we offer our English classes on a One-on-One basis means that you can learn the words and phrases you need in a comfortable and relaxed environment.
1-on-1 Business English Course in Cambridge
Our English courses in Cambridge are taught on a one-on-one basis and will help you improve your business communication skills immensely. No matter what level you begin at we will soon have you dealing with business introductions comfortably before moving onto other matters. Beginner level students can expect to finish the course with basic telephone English and email skills, as well as a level of survival English, granting them the ability to work in a country where English is the native tongue.
2-to-1 and Small Group
English Courses in Cambridge (closed group)
Our English courses are also available for small groups studying together (Two-to-One English Course or In-Company Small Group English Course). All participants must have the same language needs, be able to study at the same time at the same place and be at the same level. All participants should be booked at the same time. Language Trainers suggest that you do not look for classes with more than 8 students at one time. However, an In-Company Taster English Course can contain a maximum of 12 people.
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Some of our Language Teachers in Cambridge
Wanda is trilingual in Mandarin, Cantonese, and English. She has over 20 years of language teaching and corporate training experience, having worked both in the UK and in mainland China. In addition to teaching, she is an experienced translator and interpreter, and is a registered examiner for the Chartered Institute of Linguists in the United Kingdom.
An experienced, CELTA-certified English teacher, David has taught students in various realms, such as grammar, accent reduction, business English, and general conversation. Along with his native English, he also speaks German, French, and some Spanish.
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”Both my English course and the teacher are great.David and I have chosen the right pace and moving along to address issues I have.”English course in Cambridge, Solution Delivery Team Lead, Cargill PLC
”Everything is going very well.”English course in Leicester