Part-time language courses


IELTS exam preparation and one-to-one lessons are available by arrangement – please contact us if you are interested in these options.

General English

General English courses will focus on practical English skills, to help you communicate in day-to-day situations, from work to holidays.

Taught by fully qualified native speakers, lessons will cover all skills of reading, writing, speaking and listening and will follow a course book appropriate to the students' level.

Cambridge Examination Preparation

Courses to prepare for the following examinations:

C1 Advanced, formerly known as Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE), is the in-depth, high-level qualification that shows you have the language skills that employers and universities are looking for.

Two examination options from C1 Advanced (Cambridge English), and C1 Master (LanguageCert)


B1 Preliminary, formerly known as PET, is a qualification shows that you have mastered the basics of English and now have practical language skills for everyday use.

Two examination options from B1 Preliminary (Cambridge English), and B1 Achiever (LanguageCert)


B2 First, formerly known as FCE is a qualification proves you have the language skills to live and work independently in an English-speaking country or study on courses taught in English.

Two examination options from B2 First (Cambridge English), and B2 Communicator (LanguageCert)

Sitting the exam is not compulsory, but if you choose to do so, we will arrange for you to take it at the Cambridge Open Centre (additional exam fees apply).

Dates and times


Classes are available from the week beginning September 14th 2020. 

There will also be additional (free) sessions for placement tests. These are simple tests designed to assess your level of English, and mean that we can make sure you are on the appropriate course.


Please note, class times will depend on enrolment numbers and demand for courses, so please do get in touch if you are interested and we can discuss your requirements.

We aim to be flexible concerning days and times of lessons.

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Lessons are charged at £12.50 per hour.

An additional registration fee of £10 is payable on your first booking, which includes the initial placement test.



Get a grasp of basic Italian to communicate in everyday situations.



Build on your existing knowledge and develop more complex skills, as well as learning more about Italian culture.


Classes are taught by Lyons Languages' Director of Studies, Siobhan Lyons, who lived in Italy for 20 years, and is a fluent Italian speaker, as well as an experienced language teacher and translator. Siobhan also teaches Italian classes in Cambridge.


Lessons are £12.50 per hour. An additional registration fee of £10 is payable on your first booking.


We hope to offer Spanish lessons again soon!

Options will depend on enrolment numbers and demand, so please do get in touch if you are interested and we can discuss your requirements.