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 425 789 1154 1519 1883 2248 2612 2977 3342 3706 4071 3933 4256 4579 4902 5224 5547 5870 6193 6515 6838 7161 7484 6659
Intensive with shared apartment with english host, double room, no meals 622 1148 1674 2200 2726 3252 3778 4304 4830 5356 5882 5906 6390 6874 7358 7842 8326 8811 9295 9779 10263 10747 11231 10568
Intensive with shared apartment with english host, single room, no meals 670 1244 1818 2391 2965 3539 4113 4686 5260 5834 6408 6480 7012 7543 8075 8607 9139 9671 10203 10735 11267 11799 12331 11715
Intensive with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 646 1196 1746 2296 2846 3395 3945 4495 5045 5595 6145 6193 6701 7209 7717 8225 8733 9241 9749 10257 10765 11273 11781 11142
Intensive with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 694 1292 1889 2487 3085 3682 4280 4878 5475 6073 6671 6766 7322 7878 8434 8990 9546 10102 10658 11213 11769 12325 12881 12289
Intensive with summer residence, single room, no meals 795 1495 2194 2893 3593 4292 4991
Intensive with shared apartment with students, single room, no meals 801 1507 2212 2917 3623 4328 5033 5738 6444 7149 7854 8058 8721 9384 10048 10711 11375 12038 12702 13365 14029 14692 15355 14871
Intensive with residence, single room, no meals 885 1674 2463 3252 4041 4830 5619 6408 7197 7986 8775 9062 9809 10556 11303 12050 12797 13544 14292 15039 15786 16533 17280 16880
  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 520 981 1441 1901 2361 2822 3282 3742 4202 4663 5123 4651 5033 5416 5798 6181 6563 6946 7328 7711
Intensive with shared apartment with english host, double room, no meals 718 1339 1961 2583 3204 3826 4447 5069 5691 6312 6934 6623 7167 7711 8255 8799 9343 9886 10430 10974
Intensive with shared apartment with english host, single room, no meals 766 1435 2104 2774 3443 4113 4782 5452 6121 6790 7460 7197 7789 8380 8972 9564 10155 10747 11339 11931
Intensive with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 742 1387 2033 2678 3324 3969 4615 5260 5906 6551 7197 6910 7478 8046 8613 9181 9749 10317 10885 11452
Intensive with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 789 1483 2176 2869 3563 4256 4949 5643 6336 7029 7723 7484 8099 8715 9331 9946 10562 11178 11793 12409
Intensive with summer residence, single room, no meals 891 1686 2481 3276 4071 4866 5661
Intensive with shared apartment with students, single room, no meals 897 1698 2499 3300 4101 4902 5703 6503 7304 8105 8906 8775 9498 10221 10944 11668 12391 13114 13837 14560
Intensive with residence, single room, no meals 981 1865 2750 3635 4519 5404 6288 7173 8058 8942 9827 9779 10586 11393 12200 13006 13813 14620 15427 16234
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Surcharge course:   15/06/2020 - 11/09/2020 : €19 per week
Info host family:  
  • Private bathroom supplement host family single room: € 90 per week (High season), € 84 per week (during low season).
  • Surcharge for special dietary requirements: € 54 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 : €37 per week
double room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €37 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €19 per week
Info residence:  

The minimum age for this accommodation is 18 years.

Surcharges residence:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €19 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 : €19 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 : €37 per week
double room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €37 per week
Transfer:  

€168

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

For arrivals on other aiports, the following prices apply:

  • Gatwick Airport (LGW): € 198
  • Stansted Airport (STN) : € 210
  • Luton Airport (LTN): € 186
  • St. Pancras International Railway Station: € 204

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 425 789 1154 1519 1883 2248 2612 2977 3342 3706 4071 3933 4256 4579 4902 5224 5547 5870 6193 6515
IELTS with shared apartment with english host, double room, no meals 622 1148 1674 2200 2726 3252 3778 4304 4830 5356 5882 5906 6390 6874 7358 7842 8326 8811 9295 9779
IELTS with shared apartment with english host, single room, no meals 670 1244 1818 2391 2965 3539 4113 4686 5260 5834 6408 6480 7012 7543 8075 8607 9139 9671 10203 10735
IELTS with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 646 1196 1746 2296 2846 3395 3945 4495 5045 5595 6145 6193 6701 7209 7717 8225 8733 9241 9749 10257
IELTS with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 694 1292 1889 2487 3085 3682 4280 4878 5475 6073 6671 6766 7322 7878 8434 8990 9546 10102 10658 11213
IELTS with summer residence, single room, no meals 795 1495 2194 2893 3593 4292 4991
IELTS with shared apartment with students, single room, no meals 801 1507 2212 2917 3623 4328 5033 5738 6444 7149 7854 8058 8721 9384 10048 10711 11375 12038 12702 13365
IELTS with residence, single room, no meals 885 1674 2463 3252 4041 4830 5619 6408 7197 7986 8775 9062 9809 10556 11303 12050 12797 13544 14292 15039
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. €204, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharge course:   15/06/2020 - 11/09/2020 : €19 per week
Info host family:  
  • Private bathroom supplement host family single room: € 90 per week (High season), € 84 per week (during low season).
  • Surcharge for special dietary requirements: € 54 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 : €37 per week
double room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €37 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €19 per week
Info residence:  

The minimum age for this accommodation is 18 years.

Surcharges residence:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €19 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 : €19 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 : €37 per week
double room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €37 per week
Transfer:  

€168

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

For arrivals on other aiports, the following prices apply:

  • Gatwick Airport (LGW): € 198
  • Stansted Airport (STN) : € 210
  • Luton Airport (LTN): € 186
  • St. Pancras International Railway Station: € 204

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 520 981 1441 1901
Commercial English with shared apartment with english host, double room, no meals 718 1339 1961 2583
Commercial English with shared apartment with english host, single room, no meals 766 1435 2104 2774
Commercial English with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 742 1387 2033 2678
Commercial English with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 789 1483 2176 2869
Commercial English with summer residence, single room, no meals 891 1686 2481 3276
Commercial English with shared apartment with students, single room, no meals 897 1698 2499 3300
Commercial English with residence, single room, no meals 981 1865 2750 3635
Starting dates:  

intermediate : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Surcharge course:   15/06/2020 - 11/09/2020 : €19 per week
Info host family:  
  • Private bathroom supplement host family single room: € 90 per week (High season), € 84 per week (during low season).
  • Surcharge for special dietary requirements: € 54 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 : €37 per week
double room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €37 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €19 per week
Info residence:  

The minimum age for this accommodation is 18 years.

Surcharges residence:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €19 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 : €19 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 : €37 per week
double room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €37 per week
Transfer:  

€168

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

For arrivals on other aiports, the following prices apply:

  • Gatwick Airport (LGW): € 198
  • Stansted Airport (STN) : € 210
  • Luton Airport (LTN): € 186
  • St. Pancras International Railway Station: € 204

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 1017 1973
One-to-one with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 1238 2379
One-to-one with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1286 2475
One-to-one with summer residence, single room, no meals 1387 2678
One-to-one with shared apartment with students, single room, no meals 1393 2690
One-to-one with shared apartment with english host, double room, no meals 1214 2332
One-to-one with shared apartment with english host, single room, no meals 2170 4244
One-to-one with residence, single room, no meals 1477 2858
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks  
One-to-one without accommodation 1973 3886
One-to-one with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 2194 4292
One-to-one with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 2242 4388
One-to-one with summer residence, single room, no meals 2343 4591
One-to-one with shared apartment with students, single room, no meals 2349 4603
One-to-one with shared apartment with english host, double room, no meals 2170 4244
One-to-one with shared apartment with english host, single room, no meals 2218 4340
One-to-one with residence, single room, no meals 2433 4770
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Surcharge course:   15/06/2020 - 11/09/2020 : €19 per week
Info host family:  
  • Private bathroom supplement host family single room: € 90 per week (High season), € 84 per week (during low season).
  • Surcharge for special dietary requirements: € 54 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 : €37 per week
double room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €37 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €19 per week
Info residence:  

The minimum age for this accommodation is 18 years.

Surcharges residence:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €19 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 : €19 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 : €37 per week
double room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €37 per week
Transfer:  

€168

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

For arrivals on other aiports, the following prices apply:

  • Gatwick Airport (LGW): € 198
  • Stansted Airport (STN) : € 210
  • Luton Airport (LTN): € 186
  • St. Pancras International Railway Station: € 204

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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