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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Submitted by Venequin on Mon, 05/04/2021 - 20:26

Whatever while has money

Submitted by TIa vinaka on Mon, 22/03/2021 - 02:23

I would choose the latter one because I can choose the modules and time according to what I want to learn and my schedule.

Submitted by In on Wed, 17/02/2021 - 22:41

I would choose the Elizabeth school of English. Because I can complement it with my work times. Also, it is more personalized, and have more options to improve my English in the areas that I have to.

Submitted by Sara Kalafat on Fri, 05/02/2021 - 14:31

I will choose Elizabeth, because there's a lot of details about courses more than Charles. And regarding to prices it is also more cheaper than Charles.

Submitted by Truongus123 on Mon, 01/02/2021 - 20:23

I would choose Elizabeth school because it has a suitable time with my schedule and the price seems cheaper than the Charles school.

Submitted by German on Fri, 29/01/2021 - 00:38

I would choose Charles School because I consider that have the courses more structured and there is the possibility of choose between intensive and the schedule to study.

Submitted by Minh on Tue, 12/01/2021 - 19:59

Actually, I would chose Eliz Beth school because I feel comfortable with it. And it has flexible time for learners. Moreover, they have kind of classes that is useful for everybody such as English for life.

Submitted by Rabia Syed on Fri, 01/01/2021 - 14:41

I think both school are best. But I choose Elizabeth school of English. They provide us the facility to choose module that suit us. It mean we should learn English according to our need. Also provide the time flexibility.

Submitted by Wevellyn on Tue, 29/12/2020 - 18:53

I would choose Elizabeth School of English because I don't have much time, so I could choose the duration of class, and when I won't enjoy, I won't need to pay. General English of Elizabeth School, is enough to learn english by every skills that I need.

Submitted by Muzaffer on Tue, 29/12/2020 - 09:51

I would like to choose Elizabeth school because Elizabeth school has more different options for english. Especially, I very liked English for life classes I think I will use english for my business life. Also I would like choose lesson time, only Elizabeth school has that option.