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Cactus is the leading provider of language courses and language holidays in the UK and abroad. Since 1998 we have helped more than 15,000 people every year learn a language. We're still as passionate as ever about languages and committed to making learning enjoyable and easy for everyone.

Over the years we have become experts in delivering high quality language training solutions, both off-the-shelf and tailor-made, to individuals and businesses in over 30 languages, 60 countries and 500 destinations worldwide.


Our comprehensive range of courses underlines our recognition of the diverse needs of our clients and our company motto "Learn a language your way!"

  • Evening and part-time courses across the UK
  • Language courses and holidays abroad
  • Private Tuition Courses
  • Remote tuition: Online, Skype & Phone
  • In-company language & cultural training
  • English as a Foreign Language: Evening & Part-time and English Courses Worldwide
  • TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) courses & preparation
  • Foreign Language Teacher Training
  • Course types and levels to suit you

With thousands of courses all in one place, at Cactus, you really can learn a language your way.


We run evening & part-time courses in 24 locations across the UK, putting 24 languages on your doorstep. Via our international network of partner schools and organisations we can offer language courses & holidays in over 60 countries worldwide, covering some 500 destinations. Easy online booking puts thousands of courses at your fingertips and with a range of options you can customise your course to suit you.


At Cactus, we strive to provide value for money. That means not only competitive prices, but courses we are happy to put our name to.

Our schools - are personally checked by Cactus staff or affiliates and subject to ongoing quality checks and school visits.
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Reviews - we ask our students for feedback at various stages throughout their course to ensure we are meeting their expectations and the course is tailored to their needs a much as possible.
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All prices include VAT and the learning materials appropriate for the level and the length of the course, unless stated otherwise.

Here at Cactus Language Training, we are able to offer a wide range of course types in lots of different languages. We work very closely with our experienced team of teachers to ensure that our courses are the very best that they can be, in terms of the teaching, the syllabus and the materials too.

To ensure that we maintain the same high quality across all of our courses, we rely on you, our customers to give us regular and constructive feedback.

Happily, the majority of our feedback is very good. Find out what students have said about our courses, our teachers and our customer service by clicking on the link below. If you have a comment to add about your experience with Cactus, please drop us an email.

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Why learn a language?

To start new conversations
With friends and colleagues, while travelling, with the in-laws

To enhance your career
Build your CV, look for overseas opportunities, travel more

To exercise your brain
Expand your mind, take on new ideas, set yourself new challenges

To open cultural doors
Discover new places, new experiences, new tastes

To make fabulous new friends
Meet like-minded people in a communicative, participative and fun environment

What will I learn?

Our Course Outlines give an overview of the content and learning framework of Cactus part-time group courses and include themes, grammar and vocabulary you can typically expect to cover.
These are intended as a guide only and our teachers may at times adapt the course content to suit the specific level, aims and interests of the class.

What progress will I have made by the end of the level?

Our 'Can Do' Statements provide a guide to what you can expect to achieve at each level and also shows what progress you can expect to make if you stick with it and carry on studying subsequent levels.
These are guides only and other factors will affect your rate of progress, e.g. your prior language skills and base level, how proficient you are at picking up new languages, your level of participation in class and revision (and homework) outside of class. It will partially also depend on how difficult (or dissimilar) the language you are learning is (from your native language).

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