Language Semester Abroad Long-Term English Course with Free Exam*

Develop fluency in English and have one of the most amazing experiences of your life. Make new friends and explore new places during your language semester abroad.

Great value: one of the most cost-effective ways to improve your English.

Why choose a Long-Term English course?

  • Steadily improve your English each week
  • Focussed improvement in General English, Exam Preparation and Communication Skills
  • Strengthen weaker areas with elective lessons (Intensive only)
  • Become confident using English in study visits, lectures and tests
  • FREE exam (FCE, CAE, IELTS, TOEFL or TOEIC) appropriate for your course and level.
  • Choose the number of weeks you want to study: 11, 22, 33 or 44

Stay focussed with motivating monthly tutorials, regular assessments and an optional free exam at the end of each term. Invest in your future and have the time of your life.  4 start dates a year. Don’t miss the next!


Do I need to take an entry test before I apply?
No, send us your application today and we’ll make sure you’re at the correct level once you’ve applied.

Course structure

20 General EnglishExam Preparation or Communication Skills lessons
20 General EnglishExam Preparation, Communication Skills lessons +
8 Elective lessons (Choose 1 or 2 electives per week.  Improve grammar, vocabulary, conversation skills, business communication skills or prepare for an exam.)


Morning and/or afternoon*, Monday-Friday
16.40 or 23.20 hours/week approximately
*Actual timetable on arrival

Lesson Length

50 minutes

Course duration

  • 11 weeks (11 weeks in total)
  • 22 weeks (6 months in total)
  • 33 weeks (9 months in total)
  • 44 weeks (12 months in total)

Entry level

(A2) Pre-intermediate
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Minimum age

16 (18 in Australia)

Course dates

  • January 5 – March 20
  • March 30 – June 12
  • June 29 – September 11
  • September 21 – December 4


Each term take a FREE exam (TOEIC, FCE, IELTS, TOEFL, CAE*), recognised by employers and universities around the world.  You will also receive an Embassy Certificate documenting your language level and attendance.  *Please check which exams are available in each of our schools.

Assessment and progress

Course assessment: weekly review, practice tests, mock exam. Stay focussed with learning goals and objectives, personal learning plans, progress trackers, tutorials, and reports.
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 Free exam*

First Term


 General English


 Second Term


 Communication Skills

 Third Term


 Exam Preparation

 Fourth Term


Communication Skills
or Exam Preparation

*Please check which exam/exam courses are available in each of our schools*

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Key facts

  • Class duration: Weeks: 11 (1 term), 22 (2 terms), 33 (3 terms) or 44 ( 4 terms)
  • Class size: 15 (18 in Australia)
  • Lesson duration: 50 minutes
  • Lessons per week: 20 or 28
  • Learning materials: Included
  • Start: January 5 – March 20, March 30 – June 12, June 29 – September 11, September 21 to December 4
  • Minimum age: 16