Quality English Language Courses



Select English is an English language school in Cambridge and London. Our British Council accredited language school is the perfect place for you to study and learn English. Select English offer quality English language courses throughout the year, as well as Summer camps in Cambridge.

We care about our students and maintain small class sizes and one to one tutorials to help you progress. As a family run school, you can be sure to feel at home.


Select English language school was established in Cambridge in 1991. We are committed to providing high quality, personalised teaching that helps all our students reach their learning goals.

Our locations

An English language school in Cambridge and London. Learn English in the heart of cultural England and the buzz of the capital city of London


The capital city of England and the United Kingdom.


Home of the University of Cambridge.

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What our students say

Students come from all around the world to study at Select English language school.
Last year we had students from 58 different countries studying with us.


Haruka Homma, Japan

The Director has helped me to find the right class so that I can improve what I need the most: my speaking and listening. This is difficult for people from Japan so it is important for me to improve these skills.


Jung Hoon Shin, Republic of Korea

My classmates are very nice. Everyone is from a different country. There aren’t too many people in the group, which gives me more opportunities to speak and practise.


Greta Breddemann, Italy

I like Select English because it is really welcoming and the social staff and teachers are great. Heather took us out for dinner the other day which I really enjoyed.

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Alex and the team cleaning the sumo suits just in time for the Juniors welcome party this Monday. He looks like he loves his job. See MoreSee Less

Snow wars at Select English

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Today was Josh’s last day at Select English. Nadine and her class will miss him! See MoreSee Less

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Snow wars at Select English

Celebrating our year-round students’ achievements –
Josh and Junny got excellent results in the IELTS exams last month, with Josh scoring 6.0 and Jun 7.0, while Rashed and Sultan have both reached B2 level.
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Snow wars at Select English

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Peili Dengwe came from the same class😊 congratulations!1 week ago   ·  2

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The Select senior teaching team : Richard. S, Jo. M, Nadine. K, Andy. F and of course Ben. A. This kind of looks a bit like a band photo. See MoreSee Less

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李毅miss you、dear teacher ,andy1 week ago   ·  1
Isabella SambücHow about Select English Crystal Palace? Please please!1 week ago
Diana SimiThank you wonderful people for two beautiful weeks that I spent with you! Kind Regards, Diana Simian1 week ago   ·  1
Javier Garcia CastellanosAndy and Richard, for me the ones who improved my English skills considerably and also made me able to feel something completely new… enjoying while I was learning. Best wishes from Barcelona.1 week ago   ·  1
Richard Taulke-JohnsonBen – great guy and first-class teacher.1 week ago   ·  3
Renee BiNadine-I’m so glad to see her in Cambridge.You know what?Previously,my IELTS writing was really awful.Which means I totally couldn’t understand how to write about IELTS writing.She did help me lots of about IELTS writing.I love her so much and I really really appropriate her. I’m looking forward to see you next time.Hahaha🤗🤗🤗1 week ago   ·  1
Kamila SawickaSo happy to see this faces again! Missing select so badly!1 week ago   ·  1
Renee BiNadine – I miss you voice.hahaha..😍😍😍1 week ago
Daphne LiaoMissing you, Andy, Ben and Nadine😊1 week ago
Peili DengMiss my teachers~1 week ago   ·  1
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A Chinese proverb for our Friday students that are considering not doing their homework this weekend.

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2 weeks ago

Course 1 and course 2 are now Sold Out!! No more bookings for them I am afraid. We now only have Spaces on course 3 for Friends. Check out last years camp below.

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A little insight into the Select English Summer Course at Friends’, a boarding school in Saffron Walden, about 30 minutes from Cambridge. Friends’ is a resid…

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Laura DevaneyAnd we are all very excited!!!2 weeks ago

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Another excellent family run school helping young kids improve their English with innovative and challenging teaching methods. Good work Alphabet Road – The English Workshop!

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Nous avons été honorés par le visite de deux étudiantes en journalisme de France 3 pour faire un reportage sur Alphabet Road, et plus spécifiquement sur nos …

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It was student Marco’s leaving do last night so Marketing Manager Alex headed to The Eagle pub with the students to see him off!

Fun fact: The Eagle pub is where Cambridge University students Francis Crick and James Watson announced they had discovered ‘the secret of life’ after they had come up with their proposal for the structure of DNA.

Discover more of Cambridge’s fascinating history and have fun with Select English! www.selectenglish.co.uk/book-now
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3 weeks ago

Yongze Du, 윤상연 and 6 others like this

Marco BertoloneThank you! At Select English I found a warm and friendly atmosphere, it seems to be like in a family! Also, my English skills have improved a lot. Thank you for everything! Hope to see you guys in the future!!!3 weeks ago   ·  2
Marta WilkCome back to visit us soon Marco ! ;) Take Care xx3 weeks ago   ·  1

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Barnardiston is our beautiful summer school for the younger children aged 7-13
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A glimpse into life on the Select English summer course at Barnardiston Hall for students aged 7 to 13. Barnardiston Hall is a boarding school close to Cambr…

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Olena Shaparenkooutstanding quality and dedicated teachers!4 weeks ago   ·  1

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Only a month left until our summer school begins and Tom Maxwell returns with his cheese jokes. To find out more visit our summer course page

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Best black eye award goes to Sergio

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