General English

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Course Details

  • Standard 9:30am – 11:00am, 11:30am – 1:00pm Monday to Friday
  • Intensive Standard + 2:00pm – 3:30pm Monday to Thursday
  • CEFR Level A1(Beginner) – C1(Advanced) * *Not all classes and levels are always available. Please ask us for availability.
4 Minimum class size
14 Maximum class size
16 Minimum age

About this course

Standard – 15 hours per week

In General English classes you can develop your English language and skills to communicate clearly and effectively in real life situations outside your class. Our classes are structured and assessed according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

As well as learning vocabulary and grammar related to the world around you, you will have plenty of practice in speaking on different topics. You will have help with pronunciation and develop your reading, writing and listening skills.

You will receive clear feedback on your progress and how to improve your level throughout your course.

We welcome new students every Monday.

Intensive – 21 hours per week

Students enrolled on an Intensive English course will do General English Standard and an additional afternoon class from 2:00pm – 3:30pm from Monday to Thursday.

The focus of these afternoon classes is to develop your spoken fluency and further develop your reading, writing and listening skills.

Course Details

Standard – 9:30am – 11:00am, 11:30am – 1:00pm Monday to Friday

Intensive – Standard + 2:00pm – 3:30pm Monday to Thursday

CEFR Level: A1 (Beginner) C1 (Advanced) *

*Not all classes and levels are always available. Please ask us for availability.

Minimum class size: 4

Maximum class size: 14

Minimum age: 16

If you would like more personalised tuition, please see our 1:1 course.
If you are a group of 4 or more people who need English for a specific purpose e.g. Legal English, English for Doctors see English for Specific Purposes.
If you are a teacher you may be interested in afternoon Teacher Training classes.


General English 15 hours per week

No. of WeeksTotal PricePrice per Week
1 week£200£200
2 weeks£400£200
3 weeks£600£200
4 weeks£800£200
5 weeks£1000£200
6 weeks£1080£180
7 weeks£1260£180
8 weeks£1440£180
9 weeks£1620£180
10 weeks£1800£180
11 weeks£1980£180
12 weeks£1920£160
13 weeks£2080£160
14 weeks£2240£160
15 weeks£2400£160
16 weeks£2560£160
17 weeks£2720£160
18 weeks£2880£160
19 weeks£3040£160
20 weeks£3200£160
21 weeks£3360£160
22 weeks£3520£160
23 weeks£3680£140
24 weeks£3360£140
25 weeks£3500£140

What our students say

Well, my first time in Norwich and in Flying Classrooms was rather scary because I had no idea how to deal with English people and I had huge language barrier as well. But all the teachers in FC helped me with it, and now I feel absolutely confident about my English skills. I have been to the school 4 times and each time is a new experience in English culture, language and people. All the teachers are absolutely helpful, friendly, funny and sometimes strict. Therefore, office management is also helpful, if someone needs help, he/she just needs to visit student officer and he will help with all one’s problems.  I wish that soon I can come back to school not to study but to meet my friends (who are already best friends) to share with them my achievements which this school helped me with.

Darya from Russia

I spent two incredible weeks in this school, you feel immediately very comfortable in the class thanks to the small group. The teachers are irreproachable, it allowed me to meet people of different nationalities!
I highly recommend this school which made me progress in English!

Léa Bouissiere

I’ve been studying at the Flying Classrooms for eight months and I’m very satisfied with the choice I made. The teachers are natives and experienced, the office staff are always ready to help and the build is adequate and well located. Every week they offer a social active, that helps with cohesion between students and introduces Norwich’s culture.

Emerson from Brazil

All the teachers were professional and helpful, so was the school staff. Everybody was extremely kind and friendly.
The activities were very interesting and involving. The school premises were fine too. The lessons were engaging, interesting and challenging. all the teachers gave us tips and hands-on suggestions to improve our work in our country. I have already planned to go back to Norwich for another course next year, a more tailor-made course only for TEYL (Teaching English to Young Learners) that the school is ready to personalize if we have some other teachers interested in the same area of teaching.

Monica from Italy

I’ve been in Flying Classrooms twice and really enjoyed that time. Recommend this school to everyone who want to know English well. Moreover, I was inspired by great teachers, absolute educational program and so friendly atmosphere there. Also you have to join the activities which Flying Classrooms organize. With love and million thankful words from Kazakhstan!

Diana from Kazakhstan

I’m quite happy about my improvements. I know that in the short time that I’ve had (13 weeks), it is pretty difficult to speak fluently without errors of grammar and to listen as well. Flying Classrooms has a great team of professionals and I have nothing to complain about them. Clever strategies of teaching really helps when you are sharing the class with students of different cultures and ages. The building is well-located and easy to find. We also had a “social activity staff”, who every Friday gave us options of entertainment on weekends like going to pubs, parks and shopping, for example.

Matheus from Brazil
I have been working with Flying Classrooms since 2010 and bring my students to spend a summer month with FC every year. Norwich is definitely a great place to study because you have the advantages of a city, but also a very good atmosphere! The school is situated in the very centre of the city where everything is close to you and you easily can satisfy all your ideas.
I would recommend FC to you if you wish to improve your English. All my students enjoyed the course and the teachers who are very professional, efficient and talented. The staff of the school are very friendly and are always willing to help! The atmosphere at school was just like being with family. The lessons were creative and dynamic. Experience at FC gave my students the motivation to learn more and more. Some of them came back to school the year later. And, of course, it helped them in their preparation for IELTS. We miss Norwich very much!
Anna from Kazakhstan

I spent 1 month before my IELTS test with my teachers, Jill and Andy. It was really helpful and I got 6.5 in writing where it was 5.5 last test. I practiced a lot on reading on myself and they helped a lot with their advices and I got 7 in reading. I really liked this school and strongly recommend it.

Lama from Saudi Arabia

Our homestay is a very nice person. Her house is clean, breakfast and dinner are excellent and we can have very interesting discussions with her.

The school was perfect with really nice staff and wonderful trips.

Gundula from Germany

I was only in the school for two weeks but I felt like I was at home.

Franca from Italy

After three weeks at Flying Classrooms, I can honestly say that the teaching staff and the office crew really make you feel welcome. Teachers are enthusiastic, you learn a lot in a quaint environment and you’ll never want to stop this learning experience with all the other interesting students from all over the world. Top notch!

Bernd from Germany

I was only there for two weeks, but I learn a lot of English, and your teachers are very good. I hope to return to Norwich.

Mari Carmen from Spain

The teachers were kind, patient and willing to help anytime. I really liked that when a student asked some question but the teacher didn’t know the answer right away, he searched on the internet or asked other teachers, so he was able to help the student after all. I especially liked the teachers motivation to find differences and similarities between English and other languages the students were able to speak.
The school is located in the centre of Norwich, which is very useful because all kinds of stores, restaurants and the most popular sights are within walking distance.
Classes were welcoming and always clean. The common room was a very nice place to meet people from different countries, no matter the age.

Daniela from Slovakia

I know that I am very lucky that I chose Flying Classrooms to improve my language skills. All of my teachers were really good. I will never forget them.

Ro-ah from Saudi Arabia