Our English courses focus on the core skills language learners need. As well as providing you with a firm grasp of English grammar and vocabulary, they emphasise practical real-world skills: listening carefully and understanding, speaking fluently and confidently, reading efficiently, and writing with style.

See all courses below. If this is your first visit to CBE and you do not know your level, please come and see us for a free intake!

Next intakes: 20 - 22 May for our intensive summer and September courses!

Summer Course Timetable 2019

English Courses

Our English courses provide students with a firm grasp of English grammar and vocabulary, as well as practical real-world skills: listening and understanding, speaking fluently, reading efficiently, and writing with style....

Cambridge English exam preparation

CBE has prepared thousands of students for their Cambridge English exams over the years - and very successfully too! Our preparation courses are aimed at helping you get to grips with every part of the exam and ensuring you feel confident and fully prepared on the exam day itself.  You can find info...


The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is a test that measures your level of English and gives you a band score based on a scale of 1 (no English) to 9 (expert in English).  The test is taken by people who wish to work or study in a place or country where English is the main langu...