English course prospectus

English course prospectus

Read the prospectuses for two different English courses to practise and improve your reading skills.

Do the preparation task first. Then read the text and do the exercises.


Reading text

Charles School

Learn English in one of our three schools for the best experience at the lowest prices. Choose from London, Oxford or Cambridge. Practise your English, make friends and see England!

General English

Improve your speaking, listening, reading and writing.

Intensive course

31 hours per week, Monday–Thursday 9 a.m.–5 p.m. and Friday 9 a.m.–12 p.m.

Part-time course

15 hours per week, Monday–Friday, mornings, afternoons or evenings.

  • Mornings: 9 a.m.–12 p.m.
  • Afternoons: 2–5 p.m.
  • Evenings: 5–8 p.m.

Exam preparation

Extra focus on grammar and vocabulary, and exam practice.

19 hours per week, Monday to Thursday 9 a.m.–1 p.m., Friday 9 a.m.–12 p.m.

Prices (per week)

  • Intensive: £500
  • Mornings: £190
  • Afternoons: £230
  • Evenings: £270
  • Exam preparation: £300

Elizabeth School of English

One-to-one classes and groups in central London. Our teachers are all qualified and experienced for a high-quality English course.

Build your own course

Choose the modules to suit your needs. Choose the times that work for you.

General English**

  • English skills: reading, writing, listening, speaking
  • Writing extra
  • Speaking extra
  • Grammar and vocabulary

English for Life

  • English for business
  • English for doctors
  • English for engineers
  • University path

Exam preparation

Courses from 5 to 35 hours per week.


  • General English classes: £10 per hour
  • English for Life classes: £15 per hour
  • Exam preparation classes: £10 per hour
  • One-to-one classes: please email for prices


Monday to Friday 9 a.m.–9 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m.–1 p.m.

** General English classes are only available with a minimum of two students.

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Average: 4.1 (40 votes)

Submitted by Sarah1809 on Thu, 01/10/2020 - 14:20

I would choose Elizabeth school because my work schedule is very crazy. And with Elizabeth school, I can choose the times that work for me. Besides that, I'm very interested in one to one class, I think It will help me improve my English quicker than take a normal class.

Submitted by Susan on Wed, 23/09/2020 - 01:04

I prefer to choose Elizabeth School of English, because I like business, I wanna study Business English.

Submitted by Roblox on Sun, 06/09/2020 - 17:03

I choose Charles school because they have a variety of school located.

Submitted by Faheem Khan on Fri, 28/08/2020 - 04:28

both of the schools are best but i would like to suggest Charles school for beginner because if you choose intensive course it should better proved for students and students can learn faster because in intensive course every skill is mention which can full the students needs which students want

Submitted by Waleed jan223 on Sun, 16/08/2020 - 17:23

It was difficult little bit I don’t know why

Submitted by Rinaa on Sat, 15/08/2020 - 21:17

I would choose Charlie School, because I'm interested to attend an intensive course, so I will learn faster. Also, the price is reasonable and I have chance to chose which city I want to have the course. On the other hand, Elizabeth School is providing lessons one to one, which is soo helpful to improve English speaking and to have all attention of your teacher.
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Submitted by Hennadii on Thu, 16/07/2020 - 14:59

I guess both schools are great with qualified and experienced staff, with various kinds of study at different times and for different needs. As for me, I would pick the "Elizabeth School of English" because it has a special course "English for engineers". As I'm an engineer it suits me well.

Submitted by Suellen Esteves on Wed, 15/07/2020 - 16:27

I would like to choose Charles School because I have interest in intensive courses. I think this is the only way to learn English fast.

Submitted by Re on Mon, 13/07/2020 - 05:16

Hello. I want to learn English at "Elizabeth School". The main reason is the school has one-to-one classes and groups. It is very important for me. For improving my English it is important to thoroughly study English. By having one-to-one classes and groups I can speak a lot of English. Speaking English is output. Output is very very important for me who learning English.

Submitted by Tsuyoshi watanabe on Sat, 11/07/2020 - 14:57

I'm thinking of choosing Elizabeth School of English. Because it saves money and time. Specifically, it's easy to find out what I want to do in English with less time and money. There are a wide variety of courses in this class and less time can be specified. From this, I can try various courses in a short time and then select a course that suits me. Charles School, on the other hand, must attend at least one week. In addition, this means that I will not be able to get there without a long break to spend a week in this class, so I can't easily start going.