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 2019

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 404 748 1093 1438 1783 2127 2472 2817 3161 3506 3851 3705 4009 4312 4616 4920 5224 5528 5832 6135 6439 6743 7047 6369
Intensive with shared apartment with english host, double room, no meals 596 1099 1601 2104 2606 3109 3611 4114 4616 5119 5621 5633 6094 6556 7018 7479 7941 8402 8864 9325 9787 10249 10710 10190
Intensive with shared apartment with english host, single room, no meals 643 1192 1742 2291 2840 3389 3938 4488 5037 5586 6135 6194 6702 7210 7719 8227 8735 9244 9752 10260 10769 11277 11785 11312
Intensive with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 620 1146 1672 2197 2723 3249 3775 4301 4827 5352 5878 5913 6398 6883 7368 7853 8338 8823 9308 9793 10278 10763 11248 10751
Intensive with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 667 1239 1812 2384 2957 3529 4102 4675 5247 5820 6392 6474 7006 7538 8069 8601 9133 9664 10196 10728 11259 11791 12323 11873
Intensive with summer residence, single room, no meals 760 1426 2092 2758 3424 4090 4756
Intensive with shared apartment with students, single room, no meals 772 1449 2127 2805 3483 4160 4838 5516 6194 6872 7549 7736 8373 9010 9647 10284 10920 11557 12194 12831 13468 14105 14742 14397
Intensive with residence, single room, no meals 830 1566 2303 3039 3775 4511 5247 5983 6720 7456 8192 8437 9133 9828 10523 11218 11914 12609 13304 14000 14695 15390 16085 15799
  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 497 935 1374 1812 2250 2688 3126 3565 4003 4441 4879 4406 4768 5130 5493 5855 6217 6579 6942 7304
Intensive with shared apartment with english host, double room, no meals 690 1286 1882 2478 3074 3670 4266 4862 5458 6054 6649 6334 6854 7374 7894 8414 8934 9454 9974 10494
Intensive with shared apartment with english host, single room, no meals 737 1379 2022 2665 3307 3950 4593 5236 5878 6521 7164 6895 7462 8028 8595 9162 9729 10295 10862 11429
Intensive with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 713 1333 1952 2571 3191 3810 4429 5049 5668 6287 6907 6614 7158 7701 8245 8788 9331 9875 10418 10961
Intensive with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 760 1426 2092 2758 3424 4090 4756 5423 6089 6755 7421 7175 7765 8356 8946 9536 10126 10716 11306 11896
Intensive with summer residence, single room, no meals 854 1613 2373 3132 3892 4651 5411
Intensive with shared apartment with students, single room, no meals 865 1636 2408 3179 3950 4721 5493 6264 7035 7806 8578 8437 9133 9828 10523 11218 11914 12609 13304 14000
Intensive with residence, single room, no meals 924 1753 2583 3413 4242 5072 5902 6731 7561 8391 9220 9138 9892 10646 11400 12153 12907 13661 14414 15168
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Surcharge course:   17/06/2019 - 13/09/2019 : €18 per week
Info host family:  
  • Private bathroom supplement host family single room: € 88 per week (High season), € 82 per week (during low season).
  • Surcharge for special dietary requirements: € 53 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 : 16/06/2019 - 14/09/2019 : €36 per week
double room : 16/06/2019 - 14/09/2019 : €36 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €18 per week
Surcharges residence:   single room : 16/06/2019 - 14/09/2019 : €18 per week
Info summer residence:  

The summer residence is available from July 21st until Aug 31st 2019

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 : 16/06/2019 - 14/09/2019 : €18 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 : 16/06/2019 - 14/09/2019 : €36 per week
double room : 16/06/2019 - 14/09/2019 : €36 per week
Transfer:  

€165

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

For arrivals on other aiports, the following prices apply:

  • Gatwick Airport (LGW): € 193
  • Stansted Airport (STN) : € 205
  • Luton Airport (LTN): € 182
  • St. Pancras International Railway Station: € 199

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 2019 the school is closed on: 01/01/2019, 19/04/2019, 22/04/2019, 06/05/2019, 27/05/2019, 26/08/2019, 25/12/2019, 26/12/2019. 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 30 lessons per week, with a minimum duration of 4 weeks. 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).
Please note: in 2019, this course consists of 20 lessons per week.

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 2019

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 404 748 1093 1438 1783 2127 2472 2817 3161 3506 3851 3705 4009 4312 4616 4920 5224 5528 5832 6135
IELTS with shared apartment with english host, double room, no meals 596 1099 1601 2104 2606 3109 3611 4114 4616 5119 5621 5633 6094 6556 7018 7479 7941 8402 8864 9325
IELTS with shared apartment with english host, single room, no meals 643 1192 1742 2291 2840 3389 3938 4488 5037 5586 6135 6194 6702 7210 7719 8227 8735 9244 9752 10260
IELTS with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 620 1146 1672 2197 2723 3249 3775 4301 4827 5352 5878 5913 6398 6883 7368 7853 8338 8823 9308 9793
IELTS with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 667 1239 1812 2384 2957 3529 4102 4675 5247 5820 6392 6474 7006 7538 8069 8601 9133 9664 10196 10728
IELTS with summer residence, single room, no meals 760 1426 2092 2758 3424 4090 4756
IELTS with shared apartment with students, single room, no meals 772 1449 2127 2805 3483 4160 4838 5516 6194 6872 7549 7736 8373 9010 9647 10284 10920 11557 12194 12831
IELTS with residence, single room, no meals 830 1566 2303 3039 3775 4511 5247 5983 6720 7456 8192 8437 9133 9828 10523 11218 11914 12609 13304 14000
Starting dates:  

elementary : 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. €199, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharge course:   17/06/2019 - 13/09/2019 : €18 per week
Info host family:  
  • Private bathroom supplement host family single room: € 88 per week (High season), € 82 per week (during low season).
  • Surcharge for special dietary requirements: € 53 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 : 16/06/2019 - 14/09/2019 : €36 per week
double room : 16/06/2019 - 14/09/2019 : €36 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €18 per week
Surcharges residence:   single room : 16/06/2019 - 14/09/2019 : €18 per week
Info summer residence:  

The summer residence is available from July 21st until Aug 31st 2019

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 : 16/06/2019 - 14/09/2019 : €18 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 : 16/06/2019 - 14/09/2019 : €36 per week
double room : 16/06/2019 - 14/09/2019 : €36 per week
Transfer:  

€165

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

For arrivals on other aiports, the following prices apply:

  • Gatwick Airport (LGW): € 193
  • Stansted Airport (STN) : € 205
  • Luton Airport (LTN): € 182
  • St. Pancras International Railway Station: € 199

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 2019 the school is closed on: 01/01/2019, 19/04/2019, 22/04/2019, 06/05/2019, 27/05/2019, 26/08/2019, 25/12/2019, 26/12/2019. 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 2019

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 497 935 1374 1812
Commercial English with shared apartment with english host, double room, no meals 690 1286 1882 2478
Commercial English with shared apartment with english host, single room, no meals 737 1379 2022 2665
Commercial English with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 713 1333 1952 2571
Commercial English with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 760 1426 2092 2758
Commercial English with summer residence, single room, no meals 854 1613 2373 3132
Commercial English with shared apartment with students, single room, no meals 865 1636 2408 3179
Commercial English with residence, single room, no meals 924 1753 2583 3413
Starting dates:  

intermediate : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Surcharge course:   17/06/2019 - 13/09/2019 : €18 per week
Info host family:  
  • Private bathroom supplement host family single room: € 88 per week (High season), € 82 per week (during low season).
  • Surcharge for special dietary requirements: € 53 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 : 16/06/2019 - 14/09/2019 : €36 per week
double room : 16/06/2019 - 14/09/2019 : €36 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €18 per week
Surcharges residence:   single room : 16/06/2019 - 14/09/2019 : €18 per week
Info summer residence:  

The summer residence is available from July 21st until Aug 31st 2019

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 : 16/06/2019 - 14/09/2019 : €18 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 : 16/06/2019 - 14/09/2019 : €36 per week
double room : 16/06/2019 - 14/09/2019 : €36 per week
Transfer:  

€165

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

For arrivals on other aiports, the following prices apply:

  • Gatwick Airport (LGW): € 193
  • Stansted Airport (STN) : € 205
  • Luton Airport (LTN): € 182
  • St. Pancras International Railway Station: € 199

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 2019 the school is closed on: 01/01/2019, 19/04/2019, 22/04/2019, 06/05/2019, 27/05/2019, 26/08/2019, 25/12/2019, 26/12/2019. 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.

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

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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