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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.



Language level

Pre-intermediate: A2


Hello everyone.
I choose Elizabeth School. because I think this school is easier to study than another. Elizabeth School has high tuition fees. but I think that is easier to concentrate because I can take classes one-on-one,
I think quality is better than the amount of learning. So it's important to study higher. From these things I chose this school.

I might choose “Elizabeth School of English” because its courses have quite interesting contents than “Charles School”. At university I can learn basic skills like reading, writing, listening, speaking but, there are none or much less courses that contains English of a specific occupation. Also, because I’m interested in business. So, would like to learn about the field I’m interested in. 

I choose Elizabeth School. That's because I can take classes on a one-to-one basis. Furthermore, it is attractive that I can choose my own time. It is also attractive to have a variety of courses. I choose Elizabeth School where I can proceed at my own pace on a one-to-one basis.

I would choose the Elizabeth School of English. There are two reasons. The first is to have a high-quality English course. If I have a chance to learn, I would like to choose a good one. Even if the price is high. It's also important to have good teachers. If I pay high money, I want to get good education.
The second is to choose a course that suits my purpose. I think this method is the most efficient way to study. We should study only what you need. From this point I would choose Elizabeth School of English. But it's important to study a lot regardless of which classroom I choose.

I choose Britishcouncil ! It’s the best school for me. I have no money and no visa to attend on London’s schools.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.