Adult class

General English / Exam Preparation


To improve your general English. Our courses focus on grammar, every day expressions, vocabulary building and developing the four skills: reading, writing, listening and speaking. Our small class sizes enable our lessons to be communicative and particularly beneficial to students who wish to develop their confidence in English.

Students must be 18+.

Maximum 10 adults per class.

All levels, subject to availability. Exam preparation courses will have a minimum entry requirement, relevant to the exam.

Dates and Times

Monday – Thursday: 9.15am – 12.45pm
Friday: 9.15am – 12.30pm
Afternoon classes: 1.45pm- 4.30pm

Part time courses are also available. Minimum two mornings per week.

Enrol any Monday.

School holidays:

December 17th – 31st (Christmas holiday)
January 2nd (New Year’s Day)
April 7th – 14th (Easter holidays)
May 1st (Early May bank holiday)
May 29th (Spring May bank holiday)
August 28th – September 1st (Summer break)
December 25th – January 5th ’24 (Christmas holiday)



IELTS and Cambridge exam preparation are available upon request. Specialist exams may be available on a one-to-one basis.

Exam fees vary from  £150 – £200. These are not included in the course price.

Hours per week1-9 weeks (price per week)1 term (12 weeks)2 terms (24 weeks)Full academic year (36 weeks)

We also offer morning and afternoon sessions for £32.

Learning resources are included in the price.

If you are an au pair or work in one of Cirencester’s hotels or restaurants, please contact us for promotional rates.

A visit to Gloucester Cathedral

Adult Summer School (available 19th June - 25th August 2023)


If you have limited time and would like to make the most of your holiday, our Adult Summer School programme combines our general English course with a busy sight-seeing and social programme.

Click here to download an example programme.

What our course includes

Our adult summer programme includes:

  • 16 hours general English per week
  • 3 x half day local excursions per week
  • 1 x full day excursion per week
  • 2 x evening activities per week
  • All learning resources
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Adult students hard at work

One to One Tuition


If you prefer to study alone or you would like to study specific elements of English, then one to one tuition may be the right choice for you. Students can choose to study one to one for their complete course, or combine it with group classes. Studying one to one can be a great way to learn quickly as we are able to focus on your specific needs.

Dates and Times

We are able to work around your timetable for one to one sessions, subject to availability.


£30 per hour

Cotswold Way walk

English for Specific Purposes

Make the most of your short stay in England with an intensive study programme. If your group has a specific interest, please let us know and we can organise a study programme around your subject. We can also provide an activity and excursion programme to run alongside this course. Please visit the English for Specific Purposes page for more information.


Price on application.


Example Timetable

See an example of one of our Timetables here.


Additional information

We know that sending your child or teenager to another country can be a daunting experience.


Excursion to Bath

My teacher gived me very good advice in my life to learning English. My host family were very kind and nice to me. I had many exciting experience.
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