Frances King

Frances King school is one of London's most popular and well-known language schools.
The goal of Frances King is to provide English as a foreign language training that is effective, enjoyable and of lasting personal value.
When you book a course, you will become a member of FK Online, which includes a 4 week online course that you can take before, during or after your course in London.
Frances King (London in England)

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Frances King is a school on the cutting edge of new technology for teaching English as well as offering quality courses. It puts personal tools at the disposal of its students, which few other schools offer. Frances King is a very good school that is well located and will make you appreciate life in London.
  • Minimum age : 16 years and 6 for certain programs
  • Capacity : 150 - 300 p.
  • Number of classrooms : 35
  • Services : internet access, library, multi-media center, student lounge, Video library, wifi
  • Environment : Town Center
  • Transportation : Bus, Metro
  • In proximity : Bars, Restaurants, Groceries
  • Leisure activities : Cinema, Theater, Tourist sites
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Accreditations

QUALITY ENGLISH
British Council
IALC
English UK
Frances King school is one of London's most popular and well-known language schools.
The goal of Frances King is to provide English as a foreign language training that is effective, enjoyable and of lasting personal value.
When you book a course, you will become a member of FK Online, which includes a 4 week online course that you can take before, during or after your course in London.
Frances King has 4 schools open all year in the heart of London, located very close to Kensington Palace and Kings Road :
Gloucester Road School: This school is near many of London's most popular museums in the fashionable area of Kensington and Chelsea. It is close to the Gloucester Road metro stop.
Wetherby Gardens: This school is just a short distance from Buckingham Palace. Hyde Park and Victoria Station are just a 2 minute walk away . It is close to the Gloucester Road metro stop.
There are also two summer schools at Frances King: one for adults in Marylebone and one for juniors in Kensington.
All schools are in Travel Zone 1, close to underground stations and tourist attractions.
Students meet at the Gloucester Road School the first day, and then take classes either there or Wetherby Gardens, depending on their language level.

Frances King Pedagogy

All our teachers have a TEFL certificate or diploma and a minimum of 1 year of experience.
Learning is a partnership between teacher and student.

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A social program is organized each month by the Social Coordinator. The program is run with a team of of teachers, and helps you get to know other students and members of staff and enjoy the culture and entertainment of London and Britain.

Frances King Equipment

The school is well equipped and allows you to keep working outside of classroom.
Study centers are available to use even after classes end. Here our assistants will help you learn independently and truly profit from your time at Frances King.

Courses and prices Frances King

Frances King Combined Course - Ages +16 years

This program combines group language courses in the morning that encourage students to interact and help a student to improve practical communication skills. The individual language classes in the afternoon allow you to concentrate on your areas of weakness and on things that interest you personally.

Frances King One-to-One Course - Ages +16 years

This program offers personalized teaching in individual language courses in order to accomplish specified goals in a short amount of time.
This is the perfect option for those who have certain goals or a time limit. It is particularly useful for professionals who would like to prepare for a presentation, negotiations or a trip abroad. This is a tailor-made course in which you may evolve at your own pace and work at your own level.

Frances King Standard Course - Ages +16 years

This program is recommended for those who wish to learn a language and also be able to do other activities. Improve your communication skills through application in a variety of everyday situations. This course enables you to improve your grammatical knowledge, your vocabulary and your pronunciation.
The standard general course is suitable for those who want to learn or improve a language, while having the opportunity to practice it everyday in the country where it is spoken.
A standard course is generally less than 22 hours a week.

Frances King Intensive Course - Ages +16 years

Both the standard and intensive language course increase your general knowledge of the language, and allow you to acquire everyday communication skills. The intensive language course is great for those who prefer a more focused and intensive environment in which to learn a language.
An intensive course is generally more than 22 hours a week.

Frances King Mini Group Course - Ages +16 years

Small group courses are ideal for you if you are really motivated, yet do not have a lot of time to study.
This training guarantees a maximum amount of progress in a short amount of time. Courses are organized in a seminar style with a maximum of 6 students.
The course will help you develop your general English skills in several key areas, including conversation, listening, reading and grammar.
The intensive course option also offers a business option.

Frances King English Christmas program - Ages +16 years

The one or two week Christmas program is designed so that participants may enjoy traditional Spanish celebrations and work on their language skills at the same time. This is a great linguistic and cultural program!

Frances King Language Course + Training - Ages +18 years

The internship program has been designed specifically for students and professionals of intermediate or advanced level who wish to improve and put into practice their language skills with a true work experience in an American environment.

Frances King IELTS Preparation - Ages 16-30 years

The IELTS test meets the highest international standards of language assessment and a great indicator of Enlish language proficency. It covers the four basic language skills: listening, reading, writing and speaking. IELTS is recognized by universities and employers in many countries, including Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the UK and the USA.

Frances King English + IELTS - Ages 16-30 years

This program allows you to perfect your English while also preparing for the IELTS, which is designed to assess the language ability of people who need to work or study where English is used as the primary language of communication. IELTS is accepted by educational institutions in the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand, and increasingly in Canada, the USA and other countries.
You will take the standard language class in the morning and test preparation classes in the afternoon.

Frances King FCE Preparation Course - First Certificate in English - Ages 16-30 years

The FCE indicates level of English proficency and practical use in clerical, secretarial and managerial jobs in many industries, particularly tourism, where contact with English speakers is required. Successful candidates must have the ability to handle routine letters and telephone inquiries.
After passing the exam, you will receive a certificate awarded by University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations. This certificate is recognized by universities and employers throughout the world.

Frances King CAE Preparation Course - Certificate in Advanced English - Ages 16-30 years

CAE is ideal if you want to work or study abroad or if you wish to follow a career path that requires strong language skills (e.g. business, medicine or engineering).
Upon passing the exam, you will receive a certificate that indicates your language proficency, This certificate is awarded by University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations. This CAE certificate is recognized by universities and employers throughout the world.

Frances King Pre-masters courses - Ages 16-24 years

This is the ideal language program if you have a university degree of the second cycle of studies and need to improve your English skills at the university level before beginning training for the third cycle of studies.

Frances King Semester Program Abroad - Ages +16 years

Studying abroad is something that many think about doing. Adding an international dimension to your curriculum is a great accomplishment. With an open mind and positive attitude, you will benefit every time!
A standard course is generally less than 22 hours a week.

Frances King Intensive Semester Program Abroad - Ages +16 years

Studying abroad is something that many think about doing. Adding an international dimension to your curriculum is a great accomplishment. With an open mind and positive attitude, you will benefit every time!
An intensive course is generally more than 22 hours a week.

Frances King Academic Year Abroad - Ages +16 years

Studying abroad is something that many think about doing. Adding an international dimension to your curriculum is a great accomplishment. With an open mind and positive attitude, you will benefit every time!

Frances King Family Course - Ages 6-15 years

This is a great opportunity for both parents and children to take advantage of a family language program abroad! This program’s popularity grows every year. It’s a relaxing way for the whole family to enjoy a nice vacation in London while benefiting from English courses at the same time!
While their children are at school in the morning, parents and other adult family members have the option of taking a course at Frances King. This course takes place in our Gloucester Road school in Kensington.

Activities Frances King

Sample program. Frances King reserve the right to organize different activities every week (activities not included in the price of the course.)

Week 1

Day 1

Fish & Chips Night - £10 approx
Join fish aficionados at this small-scale eatery the Golden Hind,Londons “best provider of the national dish.”

Day 2

Shakespeare a The Globe - £5
See Shakespeare‟s „As You Like It‟ at the Globe theatre. Matinee performance at 2.00pm

Day 3

River Walk
A walk along the South Bank taking in some of the famous sites and the less well known ones. Learn about the tidal flows and history of Old Father Thames

Day 4

Pronunciation Workshop
Improve your accent!
Learn some tips on how to sound more natural. Make you English clear and easy to understand. Enjoy games that help your pronunciation.

Day 5

British Museum
Mummies, Egypt and more! The British Museum has a vast collection of artefacts from ancient civilizations. The Elgin Marbles are a must see, as is the Rossetta Stone

Day 6

Borough Market,Southwark &The Golden Hind

Day 7

BrightonDay Trip
A trip to „London on Sea” . See the Lanes, the medieval quarter and the pavilion.