Courses at Canterbury

Our Junior Spring, Summer and Autumn courses are designed to help you improve and practise your English in a fun and exciting environment. Our college is located just a short walk from the centre of the historic city of Canterbury in East Kent, a short drive from the traditional seaside town of Whitstable and an hour away from England’s capital – London.

Come to Chaucer College Canterbury to improve and develop your English and experience British life and British culture. Come and have a great holiday, see some wonderful sights and make new friends as well!

IELTS Preparation Course

IELTS Preparation Course

This two - week IELTS course is an intensive preparation for the Academic IELTS examination, with exam techniques and practice as its focus. It is designed for those who know that training in the exam format will help to make sure they can get the best result possible.

Shakespeare Themed Courses

Shakespeare Themed Courses

This course will be sure to help young people get to know the world's number one writer! Find out about Shakespeare the man and his times in a course that brings him alive and makes his writing accessible. Students will experience the richness and beauty of Shakespeare's writing and its relevance today, even over 400 years after his death.

British Cultural Icons

British Cultural Icons

These courses will help teenagers to understand the people who have helped to create Britain's unique identity, such as Jane Austen, author of "Pride and Prejudice", Arthur Conan Doyle - the creator of Sherlock Holmes, or The Beatles, one of Britain's most famous cultural icons, amongst others.

Castles of England

Castles of England

Appealing to all lovers of history, warfare or architecture, Chaucer College Canterbury will be running Castle-themed courses in 2014-15. Britain is famous for its castles, most of which were built during the Middle Ages (c.1000-1500). A castle could be a home, a centre for administration and justice, a way of keeping the population under control and to attack from.

Theatre and Drama Themed Course

Theatre and Drama Themed Course

Chaucer College Canterbury will be running Theatre and Drama-themed courses. This is the perfect course for young people who have an interest in theatre, drama and performance. In morning classes, students will use English to take part in drama workshops and theatre skills classes incorporating improvisation, scriptwriting, developing character and stagecraft. Afternoon and or evening activities ...[Read More]

Charles Dickens Themed English Language Course

Charles Dickens Themed English Language Course

Famous author Charles Dickens was a regular visitor to Broadstairs, Kent in the 1850s and 1860s. Spending many summer holidays in the seaside town, it is through Dickens came to seek inspiration for some of his most popular novels.