General English Group in Cambridge

Course Overview

The General English course at St Giles Cambridge is designed to benefit students looking to communicate with confidence in real-life situations. The main goal is to improve speaking and listening skills. Students can choose from group or one-to-one lessons; one-to-one lessons can be combined with group lessons on our English Plus Programme.

Practise and improve your speaking skills by living out everyday life scenarios in the city – from ordering food in restaurants to making purchases in shops, your confidence is bound to grow every day in Cambridge.

Classes have a maximum of 12 students, allowing teachers to provide each student with the personal attention they require. Classes will focus on speaking, listening, reading and writing skills, helping them to reach their full potential. Students can choose to study for between 1 to 24 weeks; any student who wishes to study for longer should look at our International Semester Courses. The minimum age for this course is 16.

Find out more about the course content at St Giles Cambridge:

General English Group Lessons

General English One-to-One Lessons

Course Details

A1 (Elementary) +

Minimum Age:
16 years

Maximum in class:

1 week +

Lessons per Week:
Group Lessons: 20 AM, 20 PM or 28One-to-One Lessons: 20 AM, 15 PM, or 1-14

Lesson length:
1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course Objectives

be able to speak with greater confidence and fluency with an increased vocabulary

have developed your listening, reading and writing skills

have a greater understanding of the grammatical structure of English

Cambridge Location

Students at St Giles in Cambridge can take advantage of a variety of recently renovated facilities, such as:

  • Numerous computers and free Wi-Fi for students with portable devices
  • A café where students can grab a bite to eat between lessons
  • Interactive whiteboards in every classroom
  • A garden terrace for relaxing and socialising in between lessons

St Giles Cambridge is a warm and welcoming mid-sized school and conveniently located close to the city centre.

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