Beginners English Course

Our English course for beginners is carefully designed to help you gain essential language skills that will help boost your confidence from day one.

As part of our intensive English programme follow an easy-to-understand course and quickly progress from having little or no English to speaking elementary or pre-Intermediate English in just a few weeks.

Why choose a Beginners English Course?

  • An easy to follow, structured course
  • Learn essential speaking & listening and reading & writing skills
  • Get a good understanding of basic grammar and vocabulary
  • Start using practical English examples from day one.
  • Progress with regular tests, targets and personal learning plans

Why not take the first step and open up a world of English-speaking opportunities?

This is not a VET (Vocational Educational Training) certifying award in Australia


Do I need to take an Entry test before I book?
No, you'll be tested on arrival to make sure you're in a class that's just right for your level.

Course structure

20 General English lessons

A structured English course with enough time to explore, join excursions and practise English outside of class


20 General English lessons +
8 Elective lessons

Choose 1 or 2 electives per week - Improve Grammar, Vocabulary, Pronunciation Skills, Communication Skills, English for University, Exam Preparation or Business English


20 General English lessons +
4 Elective lessons

Electives as above but choose 1 elective per week.*Australia and New Zealand only

2-4 lessons of general English will be in different formats, including guided lessons with the “My Embassy English” learning portal, lectures and project work.

Entry level

See Your level of English

Lesson Length

50 minutes

Course duration

1 week +


At the end of the course, receive an Embassy Certificate documenting your language level.

Assessment and progress

Stay focussed with personal learning plans, entry/exit test, and weekly test/review.  Find out what it's like inside the classroom.


A General English integrated language skills syllabus to improve your speaking and listening, grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation, with specific outcomes at each level

Teaching methodology

An interactive teaching methodology to make lessons interesting, engaging and enjoyable and bring your English to life

Resources and materials

Wi-Fi enabled classrooms with interactive whiteboards, digital media and materials to access both carefully graded materials and real world English.

Bringing your English to life

Class work followed up with graded homework and field trips and activities to help you bring your English to life within the local community.

Progress and attainment

Personalised progress monitoring using our custom progression tracking tools to keep you informed of your progress, on-track to reach your goal and support if you fall below target.

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Key facts

  • Course duration: 1 week +
  • Class size: maximum 15
  • Lesson duration: 50 minutes
  • Lessons per week: 28
  • Learning materials: Included
  • Start: Every Monday
  • Minimum age: 16 (18 in Central London)