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Quick Facts


Minimum Age - 16


Hours/Week - 20


Maximum Class Size - 14 (16 in July & August)


Course Length (weeks) - 1 - 10


Course Level - CEFR Beginner (A1) to Pre-Intermediate (A2)

2023 Course Fees

1 - 4 weeks
£378 per week

plus registration & materials

5 - 10 weeks
£357 per week

plus registration & materials

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Course Information

 Start Dates 2023:

03 January

13 March

22 May

04 September

Our Beginners General English language course allows you to improve all areas of your English language: grammar, vocabulary, speaking, listening, pronunciation, reading and writing.

Beginners General English is available as a standard course (24 lessons per week/20 hours per week) or as an intensive course (28 lessons per week/23 hours and 20 minutes per week). For the intensive course you can add Basic Effective Communication ONLY as this is the only optional course available to Beginner level students. 

You will:

done Develop your basic English language skills and build your confidence when communicating in English.

done Learn the basic structures of English.

done Practise the language by doing pair work and role-plays.

done Develop your reading, writing, listening and speaking skills.

done Have regular tutorials with your teacher to discuss your progress.

done Improve all areas of your English: grammar, vocabulary, speaking, listening, pronunciation, reading and writing.

done Receive up to 2 hours of homework each day.

Holiday Dates 2023

All students can start their course on any Monday throughout the year. 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: