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

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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 411 763 1116 1468 1820 2173 2525 2878 3230 3583 3935 3802 4114 4426 4738 5050 5362 5674 5986 6298 6610 6922 7234 6437
Intensive with shared apartment with english host, double room, no meals 601 1110 1618 2127 2635 3144 3652 4160 4669 5177 5686 5709 6177 6645 7113 7581 8049 8517 8985 9453 9921 10389 10857 10216
Intensive with shared apartment with english host, single room, no meals 648 1202 1757 2312 2866 3421 3976 4530 5085 5640 6194 6264 6778 7292 7806 8320 8835 9349 9863 10377 10892 11406 11920 11325
Intensive with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 624 1156 1688 2219 2751 3282 3814 4345 4877 5408 5940 5986 6477 6968 7460 7951 8442 8933 9424 9915 10406 10897 11388 10770
Intensive with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 671 1248 1826 2404 2982 3560 4137 4715 5293 5871 6448 6541 7078 7616 8153 8690 9228 9765 10302 10840 11377 11914 12452 11880
Intensive with summer residence, single room, no meals 769 1445 2121 2797 3473 4149 4825
Intensive with shared apartment with students, single room, no meals 775 1456 2138 2820 3502 4184 4865 5547 6229 6911 7592 7789 8430 9072 9713 10354 10996 11637 12278 12920 13561 14202 14844 14376
Intensive with residence, single room, no meals 856 1618 2381 3144 3906 4669 5432 6194 6957 7720 8482 8760 9482 10204 10926 11648 12371 13093 13815 14537 15260 15982 16704 16317
  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 503 948 1393 1838 2283 2728 3172 3617 4062 4507 4952 4496 4865 5235 5605 5975 6344 6714 7084 7454
Intensive with shared apartment with english host, double room, no meals 694 1295 1896 2496 3097 3698 4299 4900 5501 6102 6703 6402 6928 7454 7980 8505 9031 9557 10083 10608
Intensive with shared apartment with english host, single room, no meals 740 1387 2034 2681 3328 3976 4623 5270 5917 6564 7211 6957 7529 8101 8673 9245 9817 10389 10961 11533
Intensive with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 717 1341 1965 2589 3213 3837 4461 5085 5709 6333 6957 6680 7228 7777 8326 8875 9424 9973 10522 11071
Intensive with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 763 1433 2104 2774 3444 4114 4784 5455 6125 6795 7465 7234 7829 8424 9020 9615 10210 10805 11400 11995
Intensive with summer residence, single room, no meals 861 1630 2398 3167 3935 4704 5472
Intensive with shared apartment with students, single room, no meals 867 1641 2416 3190 3964 4738 5512 6287 7061 7835 8609 8482 9181 9880 10580 11279 11978 12677 13376 14075
Intensive with residence, single room, no meals 948 1803 2658 3513 4368 5224 6079 6934 7789 8644 9499 9453 10233 11013 11793 12573 13353 14133 14913 15693
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Surcharge course:   15/06/2020 - 11/09/2020 : €18 per week
Info host family:  
  • Private bathroom supplement host family single room: € 87 per week (High season), € 81 per week (during low season).
  • Surcharge for special dietary requirements: € 52 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 : €36 per week
double room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €36 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €18 per week
Info residence:  

The minimum age for this accommodation is 18 years.

Surcharges residence:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €18 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 : €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 : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €36 per week
double room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €36 per week
Transfer:  

€163

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

For arrivals on other aiports, the following prices apply:

  • Gatwick Airport (LGW): € 191
  • Stansted Airport (STN) : € 203
  • Luton Airport (LTN): € 180
  • St. Pancras International Railway Station: € 197

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 411 763 1116 1468 1820 2173 2525 2878 3230 3583 3935 3802 4114 4426 4738 5050 5362 5674 5986 6298
IELTS with shared apartment with english host, double room, no meals 601 1110 1618 2127 2635 3144 3652 4160 4669 5177 5686 5709 6177 6645 7113 7581 8049 8517 8985 9453
IELTS with shared apartment with english host, single room, no meals 648 1202 1757 2312 2866 3421 3976 4530 5085 5640 6194 6264 6778 7292 7806 8320 8835 9349 9863 10377
IELTS with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 624 1156 1688 2219 2751 3282 3814 4345 4877 5408 5940 5986 6477 6968 7460 7951 8442 8933 9424 9915
IELTS with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 671 1248 1826 2404 2982 3560 4137 4715 5293 5871 6448 6541 7078 7616 8153 8690 9228 9765 10302 10840
IELTS with summer residence, single room, no meals 769 1445 2121 2797 3473 4149 4825
IELTS with shared apartment with students, single room, no meals 775 1456 2138 2820 3502 4184 4865 5547 6229 6911 7592 7789 8430 9072 9713 10354 10996 11637 12278 12920
IELTS with residence, single room, no meals 856 1618 2381 3144 3906 4669 5432 6194 6957 7720 8482 8760 9482 10204 10926 11648 12371 13093 13815 14537
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. €197, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharge course:   15/06/2020 - 11/09/2020 : €18 per week
Info host family:  
  • Private bathroom supplement host family single room: € 87 per week (High season), € 81 per week (during low season).
  • Surcharge for special dietary requirements: € 52 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 : €36 per week
double room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €36 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €18 per week
Info residence:  

The minimum age for this accommodation is 18 years.

Surcharges residence:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €18 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 : €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 : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €36 per week
double room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €36 per week
Transfer:  

€163

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

For arrivals on other aiports, the following prices apply:

  • Gatwick Airport (LGW): € 191
  • Stansted Airport (STN) : € 203
  • Luton Airport (LTN): € 180
  • St. Pancras International Railway Station: € 197

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 503 948 1393 1838
Commercial English with shared apartment with english host, double room, no meals 694 1295 1896 2496
Commercial English with shared apartment with english host, single room, no meals 740 1387 2034 2681
Commercial English with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 717 1341 1965 2589
Commercial English with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 763 1433 2104 2774
Commercial English with summer residence, single room, no meals 861 1630 2398 3167
Commercial English with shared apartment with students, single room, no meals 867 1641 2416 3190
Commercial English with residence, single room, no meals 948 1803 2658 3513
Starting dates:  

intermediate : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Surcharge course:   15/06/2020 - 11/09/2020 : €18 per week
Info host family:  
  • Private bathroom supplement host family single room: € 87 per week (High season), € 81 per week (during low season).
  • Surcharge for special dietary requirements: € 52 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 : €36 per week
double room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €36 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €18 per week
Info residence:  

The minimum age for this accommodation is 18 years.

Surcharges residence:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €18 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 : €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 : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €36 per week
double room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €36 per week
Transfer:  

€163

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

For arrivals on other aiports, the following prices apply:

  • Gatwick Airport (LGW): € 191
  • Stansted Airport (STN) : € 203
  • Luton Airport (LTN): € 180
  • St. Pancras International Railway Station: € 197

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 983 1907
One-to-one with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 1196 2300
One-to-one with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1243 2392
One-to-one with summer residence, single room, no meals 1341 2589
One-to-one with shared apartment with students, single room, no meals 1347 2600
One-to-one with shared apartment with english host, double room, no meals 1173 2254
One-to-one with shared apartment with english host, single room, no meals 2098 4103
One-to-one with residence, single room, no meals 1428 2762
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks  
One-to-one without accommodation 1907 3756
One-to-one with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 2121 4149
One-to-one with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 2167 4241
One-to-one with summer residence, single room, no meals 2265 4438
One-to-one with shared apartment with students, single room, no meals 2271 4449
One-to-one with shared apartment with english host, double room, no meals 2098 4103
One-to-one with shared apartment with english host, single room, no meals 2144 4195
One-to-one with residence, single room, no meals 2352 4611
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Surcharge course:   15/06/2020 - 11/09/2020 : €18 per week
Info host family:  
  • Private bathroom supplement host family single room: € 87 per week (High season), € 81 per week (during low season).
  • Surcharge for special dietary requirements: € 52 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 : €36 per week
double room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €36 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €18 per week
Info residence:  

The minimum age for this accommodation is 18 years.

Surcharges residence:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €18 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 : €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 : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €36 per week
double room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €36 per week
Transfer:  

€163

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

For arrivals on other aiports, the following prices apply:

  • Gatwick Airport (LGW): € 191
  • Stansted Airport (STN) : € 203
  • Luton Airport (LTN): € 180
  • St. Pancras International Railway Station: € 197

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

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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