English course prospectus

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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 R on Mon, 22/06/2020 - 15:01

I would choose Elizabeth School of English. There are two main reasons for this. First, I can pay every an hour so I can study at the time I choose. Therefore, I think that I can be compatible with part-time jobs and other things. It is good that I can adapt to my lifestyle. Second, I can study English in a certain area. I think that learning English for future work will be a great strength. Also, I think it will be fun to study English if it's an area I'm interested in. I would be happy if I could use the English I studied at work. For these reasons I would choose Elizabeth School of English.

Submitted by NANAKA on Mon, 22/06/2020 - 14:23

Hi! Everyone. I'd like to select Charles School. This school is able to proceed at my own pace. In addition to, I can study English while working part-time job. It's a most efficient method for me. I think The best thing about Charles School is international exchange. I hope to enjoy English lesson and communicate with people from abroad. Besides studying, I can make friends and learn culture in U.K at this school.

Submitted by Yonemura Tomoya on Mon, 22/06/2020 - 09:17

I would choose Elizabeth School of English because there are many good points in this school. There are many teachers who are all qualified and experienced for a high-quality English Course, so I can learn high-quality English. Also, I interested in English for Life course. It is close to practice. I can learn practical English and communication skill. Those are very important in the future. However, I have to go to school on Monday to Friday 9 a.m.–9 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m.–1 p.m. It's very hard for me. But, I'll do my best If I would enter Elizabeth School of English.

Submitted by Risa on Mon, 22/06/2020 - 09:10

If I were there, I would chose “Elizabeth School of English”. The school’s teachers are experienced for a high-quality English course. This point is a big conclusive factor for me. I can learn a lot of English skills throughout of the General English class. The school has been opening for a long time, So I go there whenever I like. It is possible for both a study life and a private life.

Submitted by Yuri Chida on Mon, 22/06/2020 - 08:58

I would choose Elizabeth School of English. I have three reasons. First, it has the most different kinds of classes. It is good to choose class that suits me. Second, it has the most choice about when to study. Also, it has weekend classes. I would like to study whenever I want. Therefore, it is good to be able to choose from wide variety of choice. Third, their all teachers have taught English before. We are able to take a high-quality English course. Also, it has one-to-one classes. I think that it helps us have a deeper understanding of the learning.

Submitted by hoshi on Mon, 22/06/2020 - 08:20

Hello everyone. This text summary is which school chose.If I was there, I would choose Elizabeth School of English. It is because you can the time suits you, and you have many different classes also you can pay by hours and it is cheaper and you can go for 35 hours per week, adding to that their teachers are qualified.

Submitted by tomoka on Mon, 22/06/2020 - 08:01

I want to study English at Charles school.There are two reasons. Firstly, I can improve my English skill of speaking, listening, reading and writing at the lowest prices. I think that maybe there are people who they think it is natural to spend a lot of money at studying. Of course, I also think it. But if there are courses which allow students to study at low price, I choose the course. Secondly, I am able to decide the place. Unfortunately, Charles school is so far from here. But It is attractive for me to select the place I learn. In addition, in the place I choose, I want to study so hard. From these two reasons, I want to study English at Charles school.

Submitted by mahiro on Mon, 22/06/2020 - 06:41

Hello everyone. This text summary is which school chose. If I was there, I chose Elizabeth School of English. The reason for chose because I feel attractive one to one class.I I feel not nervous and I can study in English. I'm often forgot the word when I was feel nervous. I think so it's right for me. I would like to take a lesson in Elizabeth School of English.

Submitted by Dilnoza Sulaymonova on Fri, 12/06/2020 - 08:42

I would choose Charles School because they have many choices for choosing a place.

Submitted by Sharif Tayyebi on Sun, 31/05/2020 - 07:44

Well, if I were there, I would choose Charles school. There are two main reasons: Firstly, there are many choices for choosing a place to study. Varying places is a good reason, because I can compare my state with every place and then I can choose the best. Next, I would like to study part time, especially in the morning. Fortunately, the morning classes have the lowest cost. However, the cost of Elizabeth school is lower than the Charles school. Indeed, I prefer studying English in Cambridge or Oxford. So, if I can afford it, I would like to go to one of them. Regards, Tayyebi