Language course English in Oxford

Embassy English Oxford

Learn English in Oxford at our partner language school, Embassy English. Located in two separate buildings, you will find the school in a square in the very heart of Oxford, with shops, restaurants and pubs just a stone's throw away. Organised by an experienced team of professionals, Embassy English makes an ideal school to learn English in Oxford.

Key features of our partner English school in Oxford:

  • Accredited by EnglishUK and the British Council
  • Newly refurbished building at the heart of the city
  • 12 well equipped classrooms
  • Materials are included in the price of intensive courses
  • Study centre with lending library, computers and listening stations
  • Large student common room
  • 2 computer rooms with free internet and WIFI access
  • Downloadable lessons for i-pod’s
  • Minimum age: 16 years

Social Programme

Throughout the week, Embassy English organises various activities for you to enjoy whilst you learn English in Oxford. Joining the activities is also a great way to make friends and to practice your English. Embassy’s well developed activity programme includes:

  • Trips to well known English attractions such as Stonehenge and Alton Towers
  • Sports such as football, tennis and volleyball
  • River walk
  • Full day excursions to places such as Bath, Canterbury and Windsor Castle
  • Cinema
  • Pubs
  • Ice Skating

Intensive

If you want to combine English language study with sightseeing, an active social life, or work, then the intensive course is for you. You'll have 20 lessons a week, leaving you time for other interests.

You can supplement the intensive course of 20 hours/week with a number of modules, scheduled in the afternoon. Examples of modules are language & culture, business English, computer skills or preparation for the IELTS exam. This will provide you with a total of 28 lessons/week. It may be that some modules are not available, and your knowledge of English further determines which modules you can take. This will be decided on arrival.

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2017

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
28
  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 25 weeks 26 weeks 27 weeks 28 weeks 29 weeks 30 weeks 31 weeks 32 weeks  
Intensive without accommodation 454 787 1119 1452 1784 2117 2449 2782 3114 3447 3780 3749 4052 4354 4656 4959 5261 5563 5866 6168 6470 6773 7075 6942 7226 7510 7794 8079 8363 8647 8931 9215
Intensive with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 649 1134 1619 2103 2588 3073 3558 4043 4528 5013 5498 5620 6075 6530 6984 7439 7894 8348 8803 9258 9712 10167 10622 10641 11078 11514 11951 12387 12824 13260 13697 14134
Intensive with host family, double room, halfboard 674 1184 1695 2205 2715 3226 3736 4246 4757 5267 5777 5925 6405 6885 7365 7845 8325 8805 9286 9766 10246 10726 11206 11251 11713 12175 12636 13098 13560 14022 14484 14946
Intensive with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 674 1184 1695 2205 2715 3226 3736 4246 4757 5267 5777 5925 6405 6885 7365 7845 8325 8805 9286 9766 10246 10726 11206 11251 11713 12175 12636 13098 13560 14022 14484 14946
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 708 1252 1796 2340 2885 3429 3973 4517 5061 5606 6150 6331 6845 7359 7873 8387 8901 9415 9929 10443 10957 11471 11985 12063 12559 13055 13551 14047 14542 15038 15534 16030
Intensive with student residence, double room, no meals 742 1320 1898 2476 3054 3632 4210 4788 5366 5944 6522 6738 7285 7833 8381 8929 9477 10024 10572 11120 11668 12216 12763 12876 13406 13935 14465 14995 15524 16054 16584 17113
  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 25 weeks 26 weeks 27 weeks 28 weeks 29 weeks 30 weeks 31 weeks 32 weeks  
Intensive without accommodation 575 1028 1482 1935 2389 2842 3296 3749 4203 4656 5110 5055 5467 5878 6289 6700 7111 7522 7934 8345 8756 9167 9578 7958 8284 8611 8937 9264 9590 9917 10243 10570
Intensive with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 770 1375 1981 2587 3193 3799 4405 5011 5616 6222 6828 6926 7490 8053 8617 9180 9744 10307 10871 11434 11998 12562 13125 11657 12136 12615 13094 13572 14051 14530 15009 15488
Intensive with host family, double room, halfboard 795 1426 2058 2689 3320 3951 4583 5214 5845 6476 7108 7231 7820 8409 8998 9587 10176 10764 11353 11942 12531 13120 13709 12266 12771 13275 13779 14284 14788 15292 15796 16301
Intensive with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 795 1426 2058 2689 3320 3951 4583 5214 5845 6476 7108 7231 7820 8409 8998 9587 10176 10764 11353 11942 12531 13120 13709 12266 12771 13275 13779 14284 14788 15292 15796 16301
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 829 1494 2159 2824 3489 4154 4820 5485 6150 6815 7480 7637 8260 8883 9506 10128 10751 11374 11997 12620 13242 13865 14488 13079 13617 14155 14694 15232 15770 16308 16846 17384
Intensive with student residence, double room, no meals 863 1562 2261 2960 3659 4358 5057 5756 6455 7154 7852 8044 8700 9357 10014 10670 11327 11983 12640 13297 13953 14610 15267 13892 14464 15036 15608 16180 16752 17324 17896 18468
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Info host family:  
  • Students younger than 18 are required to book half board.
  • Students younger than 18 can also book the option "full board"; you will then stay in a host family based on half board and vouchers are provided for the extra meals (in local cafe's)
  • Special diet supplement: € 34 per person per week (please indicate on the booking form of you wish to book this option).
Surcharges host family:   single room : 18/06 - 26/08 : €43 per week
single room : 17/12 - 30/12 : €62 per week
double room : 18/06 - 26/08 : €43 per week
double room : 17/12 - 30/12 : €62 per week
half board → full board : €51 per week
Info student residence:  

The minimum age for this accommodation is 18 years.

Transfer:  

€206

Airport transfer on arrival at London Heathrow.

For a transfer on arrival at other airports, the following prices apply:

  • London St. Pancreas: € 206
  • London Gatwick: € 267
  • London Stansted / Luton: € 248
  • London City: € 242

Please fill out on the booking form at which airport you will arrive.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching materials
  • certificate of attendance

In 2017 the school is closed on: 02/01/2017, 14/04/2017, 17/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 29/05/2017, 28/08/2017 and from 18/12/2017 to 01/01/2018.

Academic year

During an academic year abroad, focused language teaching and academic subjects will fast-track your learning. You'll gain fluency, achieve valuable qualifications and can opt to progress to a university degree course.

You can also choose to do 28 lessons per week. The extra 8 lessons are electives, for example business English, grammar or vocabulary.

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2017

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
28
Number of weeks:
  24 weeks 36 weeks  
Academic year without accommodation 6942 10352
Academic year with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 10641 15880
Academic year with host family, double room, halfboard 11251 16794
Academic year with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 11251 16794
Academic year with host family, single room, halfboard 12063 18013
Academic year with student residence, double room, no meals 12876 19232
Number of weeks:
  24 weeks 36 weeks  
Academic year without accommodation 7958 11876
Academic year with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 11657 17404
Academic year with host family, double room, halfboard 12266 18318
Academic year with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 12266 18318
Academic year with host family, single room, halfboard 13079 19537
Academic year with student residence, double room, no meals 13892 20756
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Info host family:  
  • Students younger than 18 are required to book half board.
  • Students younger than 18 can also book the option "full board"; you will then stay in a host family based on half board and vouchers are provided for the extra meals (in local cafe's)
  • Special diet supplement: € 34 per person per week (please indicate on the booking form of you wish to book this option).
Surcharges host family:   single room : 18/06 - 26/08 : €43 per week
single room : 17/12 - 30/12 : €62 per week
double room : 18/06 - 26/08 : €43 per week
double room : 17/12 - 30/12 : €62 per week
half board → full board : €51 per week
Info student residence:  

The minimum age for this accommodation is 18 years.

Transfer:  

€206

Airport transfer on arrival at London Heathrow.

For a transfer on arrival at other airports, the following prices apply:

  • London St. Pancreas: € 206
  • London Gatwick: € 267
  • London Stansted / Luton: € 248
  • London City: € 242

Please fill out on the booking form at which airport you will arrive.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching materials
  • certificate of attendance

In 2017 the school is closed on: 02/01/2017, 14/04/2017, 17/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 29/05/2017, 28/08/2017 and from 18/12/2017 to 01/01/2018.

Cambridge exam

This course consists of 20 lessons of exam training. If you take the course of 28 lessons per week, you will have 20 lessons of core exam training and 8 lessons of "electives" (e.g. grammar, vocabulary, conversation or business English). The electives help you to focus on an areas of interest or improve in a particular area.

The length of the course is 10 or 11 weeks. You will be prepared for the First Certificate (FCE). A good knowledge of English is required. To read more about the Cambridge examination course please click here.

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2017

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
28
Number of weeks:
  10 weeks 11 weeks  
Cambridge exam without accommodation 3447 3780
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, halfboard 5267 5777
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 5013 5498
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, halfboard 5606 6150
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 5267 5777
Cambridge exam with student residence, double room, no meals 5944 6522
Number of weeks:
  10 weeks 11 weeks  
Cambridge exam without accommodation 4656 5110
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, halfboard 6476 7108
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 6222 6828
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, halfboard 6815 7480
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 6476 7108
Cambridge exam with student residence, double room, no meals 7154 7852
Starting dates:  

intermediate : 27/03 (10 weeks), 25/09 (11 weeks)

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

  • Prices of the Cambridge exam courses do not include the exam fees.
  • Due to the exam official dates, it may be necessary to book an extra night (price on request).

Exam fees:  

€200, invoiced by StudyTravel

Info host family:  
  • Students younger than 18 are required to book half board.
  • Students younger than 18 can also book the option "full board"; you will then stay in a host family based on half board and vouchers are provided for the extra meals (in local cafe's)
  • Special diet supplement: € 34 per person per week (please indicate on the booking form of you wish to book this option).
Surcharges host family:   single room : 18/06 - 26/08 : €43 per week
single room : 17/12 - 30/12 : €62 per week
double room : 18/06 - 26/08 : €43 per week
double room : 17/12 - 30/12 : €62 per week
half board → full board : €51 per week
Info student residence:  

The minimum age for this accommodation is 18 years.

Transfer:  

€206

Airport transfer on arrival at London Heathrow.

For a transfer on arrival at other airports, the following prices apply:

  • London St. Pancreas: € 206
  • London Gatwick: € 267
  • London Stansted / Luton: € 248
  • London City: € 242

Please fill out on the booking form at which airport you will arrive.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching materials
  • certificate of attendance

In 2017 the school is closed on: 02/01/2017, 14/04/2017, 17/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 29/05/2017, 28/08/2017 and from 18/12/2017 to 01/01/2018.

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.  You might need this exam to be admitted to universities or other educational institutions.

This course is providing students with the necessary skills in achieving the highest possible score in the IELTS (International English Language Testing System) test.

The classes concentrate on the 4 skill areas of reading, writing, listening and speaking and the course consists of 20 lessons of general English preparation, plus 8 lessons of exam preparation per week.

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 year .

Prices 2017

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:
28
  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 25 weeks 26 weeks 27 weeks 28 weeks 29 weeks 30 weeks 31 weeks 32 weeks  
IELTS without accommodation 575 1028 1482 1935 2389 2842 3296 3749 4203 4656 5110 5055 5467 5878 6289 6700 7111 7522 7934 8345 8756 9167 9578 7958 8284 8611 8937 9264 9590 9917 10243 10570
IELTS with host family, double room, halfboard 795 1426 2058 2689 3320 3951 4583 5214 5845 6476 7108 7231 7820 8409 8998 9587 10176 10764 11353 11942 12531 13120 13709 12266 12771 13275 13779 14284 14788 15292 15796 16301
IELTS with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 770 1375 1981 2587 3193 3799 4405 5011 5616 6222 6828 6926 7490 8053 8617 9180 9744 10307 10871 11434 11998 12562 13125 11657 12136 12615 13094 13572 14051 14530 15009 15488
IELTS with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 795 1426 2058 2689 3320 3951 4583 5214 5845 6476 7108 7231 7820 8409 8998 9587 10176 10764 11353 11942 12531 13120 13709 12266 12771 13275 13779 14284 14788 15292 15796 16301
IELTS with host family, single room, halfboard 829 1494 2159 2824 3489 4154 4820 5485 6150 6815 7480 7637 8260 8883 9506 10128 10751 11374 11997 12620 13242 13865 14488 13079 13617 14155 14694 15232 15770 16308 16846 17384
IELTS with student residence, double room, no meals 863 1562 2261 2960 3659 4358 5057 5756 6455 7154 7852 8044 8700 9357 10014 10670 11327 11983 12640 13297 13953 14610 15267 13892 14464 15036 15608 16180 16752 17324 17896 18468
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:  

€200, to be paid directly on arrival

Info host family:  
  • Students younger than 18 are required to book half board.
  • Students younger than 18 can also book the option "full board"; you will then stay in a host family based on half board and vouchers are provided for the extra meals (in local cafe's)
  • Special diet supplement: € 34 per person per week (please indicate on the booking form of you wish to book this option).
Surcharges host family:   single room : 18/06 - 26/08 : €43 per week
single room : 17/12 - 30/12 : €62 per week
double room : 18/06 - 26/08 : €43 per week
double room : 17/12 - 30/12 : €62 per week
half board → full board : €51 per week
Info student residence:  

The minimum age for this accommodation is 18 years.

Transfer:  

€206

Airport transfer on arrival at London Heathrow.

For a transfer on arrival at other airports, the following prices apply:

  • London St. Pancreas: € 206
  • London Gatwick: € 267
  • London Stansted / Luton: € 248
  • London City: € 242

Please fill out on the booking form at which airport you will arrive.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching materials
  • certificate of attendance

In 2017 the school is closed on: 02/01/2017, 14/04/2017, 17/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 29/05/2017, 28/08/2017 and from 18/12/2017 to 01/01/2018.

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 half board. 

Student residence

Oxford offers you shared bedroom in a student residence. Each room has its own bathroom and you will share the kitchen with a number of students. The minimum age is 18 years.

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Learn English in Oxford, a quaint city in the heart of England which is home to the oldest university in the English-speaking world. Located some 55 miles north west of London and 70 miles south east of Birmingham, Oxford is famous for its cultural and educational heritage with a history going back to the 7th Century and today it's a wonderful combination of ancient tradition and modern cosmopolitan splendour. The city is rich in culture with museums, theatres and cinemas, and buzzing with cafés, restaurants, bars and clubs.

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