40plus English & Culture Experience

Christmas in London

Quick Facts


Minimum Age - 40


Hours/Week - 24:10


Maximum Class Size - 10


Course Length (weeks) - 1 - 1


Course Level - CEFR Intermediate (B1) to Proficiency (C2)

Course Fees

1 week

plus registration

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Course Information

Christmas English Course for 40 plus Start Dates 2023:

11 December


This course is designed for learners aged 40+ who wish to combine studying English with spending time exploring the city of London at Christmas time along with studying British culture. Lessons take place in the morning, with excursions on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday afternoons, and one full day excursion on Saturday.

Tuition takes place over 29 lessons, 20 of these take place in the classroom and 9 take place in different locations around London. The number of hours is 24 hours and 10 minutes per week.

You will:

done Study with other mature students who have an interest in learning more about London and British culture.

done In consultation with your classmates and teacher, select interesting places in London and the local area to visit.

done Learn the stories behind the places you visit through structured morning lessons, and improve your confidence in speaking through discussions.

done Study practical language to use in various situations with an emphasis on fluency, and learn useful vocabulary.

done Go on 3 half-day excursions.

done Have 1 full-day excursion.

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Holiday Dates 2023

Please note that some public holidays in the UK fall on a Monday in which case students will start their course on the Tuesday. 

Below is a full list of UK public holidays:

Wimbledon School of English will close for the Christmas and New Year holidays on Friday 15th December 2023 and reopens on Tuesday 2nd January 2024. 

Classes missed as a result of a public holiday will not be refunded or made up.

*As this is an extraordinary public holiday for the King's coronation, our normal policy does not apply.  For this holiday only: