Language course English in Oxford

EC Oxford

Our partner school EC Oxford is located close to the train station, Covered Market and Bodleian Library. The school is nestled among the many inspiring colleges of Oxford University, so you’ll really feel the student atmosphere when studying here!  The school has 15 Classrooms, a capacity of 204 students and 17 Student computers which can be used. The school has excellent facilities such as Interactive Whiteboards, Wi-Fi, a library, Self-study room, a student lounge, kitchen area and of course you enjoy the “orange carpet experience” which gives you a real welcome the first day at school.  

WHAT IS THE ORANGE CARPET EXPERIENCE?
It’s your first day of school and you will literally walk along the orange carpet! You will receive the best possible welcome, including refreshments, music and 100% of the school team’s attention. This is your one-of-a-kind VIP experience so you can enjoy every moment of it. The day includes a short orientation, followed by lessons to show you how you’ll learn at EC, and information on what to expect during your stay in your city. It also includes add-ons such as a Sunday activity for all our new students to get to know each other before their first day at school and an end of course ceremony where you'll get your course certificate.

Key features of our partner English school in Oxford:

  • Located close to the colleges of Oxford University and many attractions including the Covered Market, Bodleian Library and the Museum of History and Science
  • only minutes away from the train station
  • 15 modern classrooms
  • 17 internet connected computers
  • Free Wi-Fi internet access throughout the centre
  • Library
  • Self-study room
  • Student lounge
  • Interactive whiteboards throughout
  • Kitchen area

Activity programme

The school will organize several cultural activities for you to get to know Oxford and its surroundings even better. Some are free of charge, but for weekend excursions to Cambridge or London for example, you’ll have to pay a price (approx GBP 35). The school also offers several academic activities  free to students such as lectures and English skills clinics. Of course you can also discover the city yourself by visiting one of the interesting places of the city, like Rivers Museum, University of Oxford, the Botanic Gardens,  Covered Market or the Bodleian Library. See for more information the example of a monthly activity calender.
Activity programme Oxford EC

 

Intensive

The intensive course consists of 20 or 30 lessons per week, each lesson 45 minutes. The maximum amount of students is 15 per class. Lessons may alternate between morning and afternoon sessions.

Minimum age is 16 years .

Prices 2020

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 15 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
30
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks 13 weeks 14 weeks 15 weeks 16 weeks 17 weeks 18 weeks 19 weeks 20 weeks 21 weeks 22 weeks 23 weeks 24 weeks  
Intensive without accommodation 445 827 1210 1592 1974 2356 2738 3120 3503 3885 4267 4123 4461 4800 5138 5476 5814 6153 6491 6829 7168 7506 7844 6980
Intensive with shared apartment with english host, double room, no meals 652 1203 1755 2306 2857 3409 3960 4511 5063 5614 6165 6190 6698 7205 7713 8220 8728 9235 9743 10250 10758 11265 11773 11077
Intensive with shared apartment with english host, single room, no meals 702 1304 1905 2507 3108 3709 4311 4912 5514 6115 6717 6792 7349 7907 8465 9022 9580 10137 10695 11253 11810 12368 12925 12280
Intensive with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 677 1254 1830 2406 2983 3559 4135 4712 5288 5865 6441 6491 7024 7556 8089 8621 9154 9686 10219 10751 11284 11816 12349 11679
Intensive with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 727 1354 1980 2607 3233 3860 4486 5113 5739 6366 6992 7093 7675 8258 8840 9423 10006 10588 11171 11754 12336 12919 13502 12881
Intensive with summer residence, single room, no meals 834 1567 2300 3033 3766 4499 5232
Intensive with shared apartment with students, single room, no meals 840 1579 2319 3058 3797 4536 5276 6015 6754 7494 8233 8446 9141 9837 10532 11227 11923 12618 13314 14009 14705 15400 16095 15588
Intensive with residence, single room, no meals 928 1755 2582 3409 4236 5063 5890 6717 7544 8371 9198 9498 10281 11065 11848 12631 13414 14197 14980 15763 16547 17330 18113 17693
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks 13 weeks 14 weeks 15 weeks 16 weeks 17 weeks 18 weeks 19 weeks 20 weeks  
Intensive without accommodation 546 1028 1510 1993 2475 2958 3440 3922 4405 4887 5370 4875 5276 5677 6078 6479 6880 7280 7681 8082
Intensive with shared apartment with english host, double room, no meals 752 1404 2055 2707 3359 4010 4662 5313 5965 6616 7268 6942 7512 8082 8653 9223 9793 10363 10933 11503
Intensive with shared apartment with english host, single room, no meals 802 1504 2206 2907 3609 4311 5013 5714 6416 7118 7819 7544 8164 8784 9404 10025 10645 11265 11885 12506
Intensive with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 777 1454 2131 2807 3484 4160 4837 5514 6190 6867 7544 7243 7838 8433 9028 9624 10219 10814 11409 12004
Intensive with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 827 1554 2281 3008 3734 4461 5188 5915 6641 7368 8095 7844 8490 9135 9780 10426 11071 11716 12361 13007
Intensive with summer residence, single room, no meals 934 1767 2600 3434 4267 5100 5934
Intensive with shared apartment with students, single room, no meals 940 1780 2619 3459 4298 5138 5977 6817 7656 8496 9335 9198 9956 10714 11472 12230 12988 13746 14504 15262
Intensive with residence, single room, no meals 1028 1955 2882 3810 4737 5664 6591 7519 8446 9373 10300 10250 11096 11942 12787 13633 14479 15325 16171 17016
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Surcharge course:   15/06/2020 - 11/09/2020 : €20 per week
Info host family:  
  • Private bathroom supplement host family single room: € 94 per week (High season), € 88 per week (during low season).
  • Surcharge for special dietary requirements: € 57 Per week (please indicate on the booking form of you wish to book this option).
  • A double room can only be booked by 2 persons travelling together
Surcharges host family:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €39 per week
double room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €39 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €20 per week
Info residence:  

The minimum age for this accommodation is 18 years.

Surcharges residence:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €20 per week
Info summer residence:  

The summer residence is available from July 18th until Aug 29th 2020

Minimum age for the summer residence is 18 years.

Info shared apartment with students:  

Minimum age for the apartment with students is 18 years.

Surcharges shared apartment with students:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €20 per week
Info shared apartment with english host:  

Minimum age for the shared apartment with locals is 18 years.

Surcharges shared apartment with english host:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €39 per week
double room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €39 per week
Transfer:  

€176

The price is valid for arrival at Heathrow Airport (LHR).

For arrivals on other aiports, the following prices apply:

  • Gatwick Airport (LGW): € 207
  • Stansted Airport (STN) : € 220
  • Luton Airport (LTN): € 195
  • St. Pancras International Railway Station: € 214

Please indicate on the booking form at which aiport you would like to arrive.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching materials
  • certificate of attendance
  • welcome activity
  • internet access at school
  • orange carpet experience (welcome on your first day)

In 2020 the school is closed on: 01/01/2020, 10/04/2020, 13/04/2020, 08/05/2020, 25/05/2020, 31/08/2020, 25/12/2020, 28/12/2020. Missed lessons due to bank holidays will not be refunded or rescheduled.

STUDENTS UNDER 18 must book homestay for the duration of their course, return airport transfers (if arriving and departing between 8PM and 8AM) and provide a parental consent form.

IELTS

If you would like to finish your language course with an official exam, for example because you want to study at an university in England or Ireland, we recommend the IELTS exam preparation course. The IELTS course (preparing you for the International English Language Testing System) consists of 20 lessons per week. You can take this course to prepare for university, as the IELTS qualification is required by most British, Canadian, Australian, Maltese and South African universities and, in some cases, American academic institutions. During the course you will focus on three key areas to help you achieve a great score quickly and easily: helpful exam strategies, effective exam thinking, and studying only the English you need to pass the test. You’ll have expert instructors with expert knowledge of the exams, and many years of experience teaching English. Usually, the exam takes place on a Saturday after the course. Due to the exam date it is necessary to stay until Sunday (price extra nights on request).

If you want to take the IELTS exam in Oxford after you have finished your language course, you need to register long in advancen at www.ielts.org.

For more information on the IELTS examination course please click here

Minimum age is 16 years .

Prices 2020

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 15 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks 13 weeks 14 weeks 15 weeks 16 weeks 17 weeks 18 weeks 19 weeks 20 weeks  
IELTS without accommodation 445 827 1210 1592 1974 2356 2738 3120 3503 3885 4267 4123 4461 4800 5138 5476 5814 6153 6491 6829
IELTS with shared apartment with english host, double room, no meals 652 1203 1755 2306 2857 3409 3960 4511 5063 5614 6165 6190 6698 7205 7713 8220 8728 9235 9743 10250
IELTS with shared apartment with english host, single room, no meals 702 1304 1905 2507 3108 3709 4311 4912 5514 6115 6717 6792 7349 7907 8465 9022 9580 10137 10695 11253
IELTS with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 677 1254 1830 2406 2983 3559 4135 4712 5288 5865 6441 6491 7024 7556 8089 8621 9154 9686 10219 10751
IELTS with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 727 1354 1980 2607 3233 3860 4486 5113 5739 6366 6992 7093 7675 8258 8840 9423 10006 10588 11171 11754
IELTS with summer residence, single room, no meals 834 1567 2300 3033 3766 4499 5232
IELTS with shared apartment with students, single room, no meals 840 1579 2319 3058 3797 4536 5276 6015 6754 7494 8233 8446 9141 9837 10532 11227 11923 12618 13314 14009
IELTS with residence, single room, no meals 928 1755 2582 3409 4236 5063 5890 6717 7544 8371 9198 9498 10281 11065 11848 12631 13414 14197 14980 15763
Starting dates:  

intermediate : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

  • The IELTS course is recommended for a minimum period of 4 weeks.
  • Exam fees are not included in the price.
  • If you would like complete your course with an IELTS exam in Cambridge, please contact StudyTravel for the correct starting date.

Exam fees:  

ca. €214, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharge course:   15/06/2020 - 11/09/2020 : €20 per week
Info host family:  
  • Private bathroom supplement host family single room: € 94 per week (High season), € 88 per week (during low season).
  • Surcharge for special dietary requirements: € 57 Per week (please indicate on the booking form of you wish to book this option).
  • A double room can only be booked by 2 persons travelling together
Surcharges host family:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €39 per week
double room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €39 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €20 per week
Info residence:  

The minimum age for this accommodation is 18 years.

Surcharges residence:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €20 per week
Info summer residence:  

The summer residence is available from July 18th until Aug 29th 2020

Minimum age for the summer residence is 18 years.

Info shared apartment with students:  

Minimum age for the apartment with students is 18 years.

Surcharges shared apartment with students:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €20 per week
Info shared apartment with english host:  

Minimum age for the shared apartment with locals is 18 years.

Surcharges shared apartment with english host:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €39 per week
double room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €39 per week
Transfer:  

€176

The price is valid for arrival at Heathrow Airport (LHR).

For arrivals on other aiports, the following prices apply:

  • Gatwick Airport (LGW): € 207
  • Stansted Airport (STN) : € 220
  • Luton Airport (LTN): € 195
  • St. Pancras International Railway Station: € 214

Please indicate on the booking form at which aiport you would like to arrive.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching materials
  • certificate of attendance
  • welcome activity
  • internet access at school
  • orange carpet experience (welcome on your first day)

In 2020 the school is closed on: 01/01/2020, 10/04/2020, 13/04/2020, 08/05/2020, 25/05/2020, 31/08/2020, 25/12/2020, 28/12/2020. Missed lessons due to bank holidays will not be refunded or rescheduled.

STUDENTS UNDER 18 must book homestay for the duration of their course, return airport transfers (if arriving and departing between 8PM and 8AM) and provide a parental consent form.

Commercial English

The Commercial course combines 20 lessons of General English with 10 extra lessons of English for work, focussing on the language you will need in the workplace. This course is therefore ideal for those who want to express themselves effectively in English in a business setting, e.g. write a report or give a presentation. This course will help towards building a career in an international context and addresses skills related ot the following areas
•    Negotiating contracts
•    Management and HR
•    Branding and promotional strategies
•    Project management
•    Company budgets
•    Business ethics and CSR
You will also improve your practical workplace skills such as giving presentations, compiling and writing a CV, preparing for an interview and telephone techniques.

Minimum age is 16 years .

Prices 2020

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 15 per class
Number of lessons per week:
30
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
Commercial English without accommodation 546 1028 1510 1993
Commercial English with shared apartment with english host, double room, no meals 752 1404 2055 2707
Commercial English with shared apartment with english host, single room, no meals 802 1504 2206 2907
Commercial English with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 777 1454 2131 2807
Commercial English with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 827 1554 2281 3008
Commercial English with summer residence, single room, no meals 934 1767 2600 3434
Commercial English with shared apartment with students, single room, no meals 940 1780 2619 3459
Commercial English with residence, single room, no meals 1028 1955 2882 3810
Starting dates:  

intermediate : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Surcharge course:   15/06/2020 - 11/09/2020 : €20 per week
Info host family:  
  • Private bathroom supplement host family single room: € 94 per week (High season), € 88 per week (during low season).
  • Surcharge for special dietary requirements: € 57 Per week (please indicate on the booking form of you wish to book this option).
  • A double room can only be booked by 2 persons travelling together
Surcharges host family:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €39 per week
double room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €39 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €20 per week
Info residence:  

The minimum age for this accommodation is 18 years.

Surcharges residence:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €20 per week
Info summer residence:  

The summer residence is available from July 18th until Aug 29th 2020

Minimum age for the summer residence is 18 years.

Info shared apartment with students:  

Minimum age for the apartment with students is 18 years.

Surcharges shared apartment with students:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €20 per week
Info shared apartment with english host:  

Minimum age for the shared apartment with locals is 18 years.

Surcharges shared apartment with english host:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €39 per week
double room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €39 per week
Transfer:  

€176

The price is valid for arrival at Heathrow Airport (LHR).

For arrivals on other aiports, the following prices apply:

  • Gatwick Airport (LGW): € 207
  • Stansted Airport (STN) : € 220
  • Luton Airport (LTN): € 195
  • St. Pancras International Railway Station: € 214

Please indicate on the booking form at which aiport you would like to arrive.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching materials
  • certificate of attendance
  • welcome activity
  • internet access at school
  • orange carpet experience (welcome on your first day)

In 2020 the school is closed on: 01/01/2020, 10/04/2020, 13/04/2020, 08/05/2020, 25/05/2020, 31/08/2020, 25/12/2020, 28/12/2020. Missed lessons due to bank holidays will not be refunded or rescheduled.

STUDENTS UNDER 18 must book homestay for the duration of their course, return airport transfers (if arriving and departing between 8PM and 8AM) and provide a parental consent form.

One-to-one

Private lessons are the best way to quickly improve your English language skills, and a big advantage is that you can completely focus on the aspects of the language that are important to you! You can book 10 or 20 individual lessons per week, but if you wish to book fewer or more lessons, please contact us for a personalized price quotation.

Minimum age is 16 years .

Prices 2020

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 1 per class
Number of lessons per week:
10
20
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks  
One-to-one without accommodation 1066 2068
One-to-one with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 1297 2494
One-to-one with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1347 2594
One-to-one with summer residence, single room, no meals 1454 2807
One-to-one with shared apartment with students, single room, no meals 1460 2820
One-to-one with shared apartment with english host, double room, no meals 1272 2444
One-to-one with shared apartment with english host, single room, no meals 2275 4449
One-to-one with residence, single room, no meals 1548 2995
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks  
One-to-one without accommodation 2068 4073
One-to-one with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 2300 4499
One-to-one with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 2350 4599
One-to-one with summer residence, single room, no meals 2456 4812
One-to-one with shared apartment with students, single room, no meals 2463 4825
One-to-one with shared apartment with english host, double room, no meals 2275 4449
One-to-one with shared apartment with english host, single room, no meals 2325 4549
One-to-one with residence, single room, no meals 2550 5000
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Surcharge course:   15/06/2020 - 11/09/2020 : €20 per week
Info host family:  
  • Private bathroom supplement host family single room: € 94 per week (High season), € 88 per week (during low season).
  • Surcharge for special dietary requirements: € 57 Per week (please indicate on the booking form of you wish to book this option).
  • A double room can only be booked by 2 persons travelling together
Surcharges host family:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €39 per week
double room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €39 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €20 per week
Info residence:  

The minimum age for this accommodation is 18 years.

Surcharges residence:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €20 per week
Info summer residence:  

The summer residence is available from July 18th until Aug 29th 2020

Minimum age for the summer residence is 18 years.

Info shared apartment with students:  

Minimum age for the apartment with students is 18 years.

Surcharges shared apartment with students:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €20 per week
Info shared apartment with english host:  

Minimum age for the shared apartment with locals is 18 years.

Surcharges shared apartment with english host:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €39 per week
double room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €39 per week
Transfer:  

€176

The price is valid for arrival at Heathrow Airport (LHR).

For arrivals on other aiports, the following prices apply:

  • Gatwick Airport (LGW): € 207
  • Stansted Airport (STN) : € 220
  • Luton Airport (LTN): € 195
  • St. Pancras International Railway Station: € 214

Please indicate on the booking form at which aiport you would like to arrive.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching materials
  • certificate of attendance
  • welcome activity
  • internet access at school
  • orange carpet experience (welcome on your first day)

In 2020 the school is closed on: 01/01/2020, 10/04/2020, 13/04/2020, 08/05/2020, 25/05/2020, 31/08/2020, 25/12/2020, 28/12/2020. Missed lessons due to bank holidays will not be refunded or rescheduled.

STUDENTS UNDER 18 must book homestay for the duration of their course, return airport transfers (if arriving and departing between 8PM and 8AM) and provide a parental consent form.

Host family

Share in the daily life and experiences of an English-speaking family: a great opportunity to immerse yourself in local life, and practice your English in a friendly and informal atmosphere. You can choose host family accommodation with a single or double room and breakfast or half board. Homestays are located in residential areas, at a 30-40 minute bus ride from the school and the city centre where students can engage in a variety of cultural events.

Summer residence

The Summer residence is a perfect accommodation for international students, located in Headington Oxford, at a 20 minute bike ride from the school. The building offers flats of 4-6 bedrooms each, with a fully equipped shared kitchen and lounge area. Each room has an en-suite bathroom. Bed linen will be provided, but students need to bring their own towels. There are coin operated laundry facilities available. A weekly cleaning is included and each room has free internet. At 2 minutes from the residence you find local shops and the bus stop. The minimum age to stay in the residence is 18 years old.

 

Student residence

The residence is a great place for students to live and study with well-furnished studios finished to a very high standard. Each studio is complete with a deluxe en-suite shower room and a modern kitchenette.Students will have access to on-site laundry facilities, a comfortable and spacious common room, as well as secure bike storage. Cleaning will be provided on a weekly basis, apart from the first arrival week and final departure week. Towels are not provided, please bring your own!

Description of local area:
Well located in the heart of Oxford, the residence is close to the city's cultural and historical centre. Situated right next to the renowned Magdalen College, students can easily assess the rest of the University of Oxford’s buildings, which are only a short distance away. The residence is less than a mile from the city centre, approximately an 18-minute walk from EC Oxford.

Shared apartment students

The shared student accommodation is a lively apartment complex at just a 15 minute walk from the school, where you can find other students from universities and colleges residing. You’ll have your won bedroom with plenty of storage for clothes and study materials. Furthermore you’ll have access to a spacious living room and a fully equipped kitchen. Other facilities include: Wi-Fi, laundry, bike storage and secure entry system. There will be a weekly clean throughout your stay to ensure you are comfortable in the apartment.

Shared Apartment with locals

In Oxford, you have the unique opportunity to live together with locals and thus get an insight into everyday life, to use your English outside of class and possibly make new friends! You can stay here in a single or double room (double room only if you are traveling with someone else). The accommodation with locals does not include meals.

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