Long-term study. Ultimate fluency.

The Diploma of General English is ideal for students who want to have a comprehensive experience of the UK and US, become proficient in English whilst exploring life and culture of the country.

Immerse yourself in English for up to 48 weeks and you’ll learn, live and think like a native English speaker.

This course is perfect if you want to:
  • Maximise your English fluency
  • Live like a UK or US national 
  • Learn in the mornings and have free afternoons to explore

Key facts

  • Length: 24 – 48 weeks
  • Lessons per week: 20 (15 hours)*
  • Minimum entry level: Kings Level 1 (Beginner)

* Course includes 3 hours of additional guided study in the USA.

  • Class size:
    UK: max 14
    US: max 15
  • Minimum age: 16

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Core skills

Fluency across the four core skills:

  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Listening
  • Speaking
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Your reason for English fluency is unique to you.

  • English for professional success
  • English for exam success
  • English for university success
  • English for experience

Learning a language long-term and spending longer in the country will allow you to immerse yourself in the local life and culture and learn something new about your surrounds and about yourself.

Great value:from just $410/ £235 per week

All this is included in your course price:

  • 20 lessons per week
  • Welcome Information Pack
  • Placement test on arrival, weekly progress tests and regular homework
  • Guidance from specialist university advisors (if required)
  • Course materials
  • Use of Computer Learning Centre
  • Kings Learning Progress Guarantee
  • One-to-one interview with a senior academic staff member every 6 weeks 
  • Wifi in school 
  • Optional weekly lecture programme
  • Two free social activities per week
  • End-of-course certificate and report (90% or higher attendance required)

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The Kings Admissions Team