The English Academy

Our English courses at The English Academy, are specifically designed for adult learners at different levels. We have courses suitable for a variety of needs, whether it's English for work, study, exam preparation (including IELTS) or for personal development.

Our qualified and experienced teachers ensure you make real progress, helping you successfully achieve your goals and communicate with confidence in English.

Our General English courses, available at all levels, improve your English communication skills for study, work and daily use across the four skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing.

General English Preparation Course

It’s our most popular and comprehensive course and is packed with speaking activities to help you communicate, develop your grammar and vocabulary and focus on pronunciation.

Listening and reading is integrated into the lessons and your teacher will select motivating multimedia materials. These courses are also the ideal choice if you need to build your level significantly to then prepare for internationally recognised qualifications or for other purposes.

IELTS Preparation, Academic

IELTS is the world’s most popular English test for university studies, work and migration.

Our IELTS courses concentrate on exam techniques and strategy. The aim is to maximise performance in the exam by familiarising participants with the format of the exam, as well as developing essential exam skills via strategy training and practice activities.

Exam familiarisation: looking at the content and formats of the different papers and an explanation of the evaluation criteria.

Strategy training: analysis of the different question types, advice on how best to approach the questions in all four papers and specific techniques to tackle different question types and exam tasks.

Exam Practice timed simulation activities: particular emphasis on reading and writing, including presentation of arguments and feedback on common errors.

Cambridge Exam Preparation

These courses are intended for those who wish to take First, Advanced or Proficiency exams and, at the same time, improve their English skills.

The courses aim improve language abilities, including grammar, vocabulary, speaking, listening, reading and writing, as well as developing exam skills; familiarisation with the exam formats, strategy training, practice activities and advice.

Courses are aimed at people whose entrance test result is intermediate or advanced.

Conversation Course

Our conversation course meets the needs of adult students at upper intermediate and advanced levels who want to maintain their level of English and develop spoken confidence and fluency.

Each lesson is based on a topic that will encourage conversation, interaction and introduce vocabulary to expand the repertoire of words and phrases you use and recognise. You will speak with other students in pairs and groups in a range of activities including informal conversation, debates and discussions.

Your teacher will work closely with you to help you express your ideas and focus on pronunciation and errors. Texts and multimedia content from the Internet will help bring the lessons to life and give you topical language you can apply on your next trip or just over dinner.

Who accepts Cambridge English exams?

Cambridge English exams are accepted by over 20,000 universities, employers and governments around the world. Our exams can open doors to higher education, improve employment opportunities, and because they are globally recognised, can increase learners’ choices for study or work.

Using Cambridge English exams for employment and admissions

By accepting our exams, not only do you make it easy to describe the language skills your institution or organisation needs, it can also raise your profile with hundreds of thousands of candidates who already have those skills.

Organisations that accept our exams are added to our global online database. This can be accessed by the millions of people who visit our website each year.

For further detailed information about the recognition of IELTS, please refer to

The information within this database is updated frequently, but the entry and proficiency requirements of individual institutions, organisations and departments may vary. It is important that you contact an individual organisation directly for more detailed information on their specific requirements.