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 439 760 1081 1403 1724 2045 2367 2688 3009 3331 3652 3623 3915 4207 4499 4792 5084 5376 5668 5960 6252 6544 6836 6708 6983 7257 7532 7806 8081 8356 8630 8905
Intensive with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 627 1095 1564 2033 2501 2970 3438 3907 4376 4844 5313 5431 5870 6309 6749 7188 7628 8067 8506 8946 9385 9824 10264 10282 10704 11126 11548 11970 12392 12814 13235 13657
Intensive with host family, double room, halfboard 651 1144 1638 2131 2624 3117 3610 4103 4596 5089 5583 5725 6189 6653 7117 7581 8045 8509 8973 9436 9900 10364 10828 10871 11318 11764 12211 12657 13103 13550 13996 14442
Intensive with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 651 1144 1638 2131 2624 3117 3610 4103 4596 5089 5583 5725 6189 6653 7117 7581 8045 8509 8973 9436 9900 10364 10828 10871 11318 11764 12211 12657 13103 13550 13996 14442
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 684 1210 1736 2262 2787 3313 3839 4365 4891 5417 5943 6118 6614 7111 7608 8104 8601 9098 9594 10091 10587 11084 11581 11657 12136 12615 13094 13573 14052 14531 15010 15489
Intensive with student residence, double room, no meals 717 1275 1834 2392 2951 3510 4068 4627 5185 5744 6302 6510 7040 7569 8098 8628 9157 9687 10216 10745 11275 11804 12333 12442 12954 13466 13977 14489 15001 15513 16025 16536
  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 556 994 1432 1870 2308 2747 3185 3623 4061 4499 4938 4885 5282 5680 6077 6474 6872 7269 7666 8063 8461 8858 9255 7689 8005 8320 8636 8952 9267 9583 9898 10214
Intensive with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 744 1329 1915 2500 3085 3671 4256 4842 5427 6013 6598 6693 7237 7782 8326 8871 9415 9960 10504 11049 11594 12138 12683 11264 11727 12190 12652 13115 13578 14040 14503 14966
Intensive with host family, double room, halfboard 768 1378 1988 2598 3208 3818 4428 5038 5648 6258 6868 6987 7556 8125 8694 9264 9833 10402 10971 11540 12109 12678 13247 11853 12340 12828 13315 13802 14289 14777 15264 15751
Intensive with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 768 1378 1988 2598 3208 3818 4428 5038 5648 6258 6868 6987 7556 8125 8694 9264 9833 10402 10971 11540 12109 12678 13247 11853 12340 12828 13315 13802 14289 14777 15264 15751
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 801 1444 2086 2729 3372 4014 4657 5300 5943 6585 7228 7380 7982 8583 9185 9787 10389 10991 11592 12194 12796 13398 14000 12638 13158 13678 14198 14718 15238 15758 16278 16798
Intensive with student residence, double room, no meals 834 1509 2184 2860 3535 4211 4886 5562 6237 6912 7588 7772 8407 9041 9676 10311 10945 11580 12214 12849 13483 14118 14752 13424 13976 14529 15082 15634 16187 16740 17293 17845
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: € 33 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 : €42 per week
single room : 17/12 - 30/12 : €60 per week
double room : 18/06 - 26/08 : €42 per week
double room : 17/12 - 30/12 : €60 per week
half board → full board : €50 per week
Info student residence:  

The minimum age for this accommodation is 18 years.

Transfer:  

€200

Airport transfer on arrival at London Heathrow.

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

  • London St. Pancreas: € 199
  • London Gatwick: € 258
  • London Stansted / Luton: € 240
  • London City: € 234

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 6708 10003
Academic year with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 10282 15345
Academic year with host family, double room, halfboard 10871 16228
Academic year with host family, single room, halfboard 11657 17406
Academic year with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 10871 16228
Academic year with student residence, double room, no meals 12442 18584
Number of weeks:
  24 weeks 36 weeks  
Academic year without accommodation 7689 11476
Academic year with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 11264 16817
Academic year with host family, double room, halfboard 11853 17700
Academic year with host family, single room, halfboard 12638 18878
Academic year with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 11853 17700
Academic year with student residence, double room, no meals 13424 20056
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: € 33 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 : €42 per week
single room : 17/12 - 30/12 : €60 per week
double room : 18/06 - 26/08 : €42 per week
double room : 17/12 - 30/12 : €60 per week
half board → full board : €50 per week
Info student residence:  

The minimum age for this accommodation is 18 years.

Transfer:  

€200

Airport transfer on arrival at London Heathrow.

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

  • London St. Pancreas: € 199
  • London Gatwick: € 258
  • London Stansted / Luton: € 240
  • London City: € 234

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 3331 3652
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, halfboard 5089 5583
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 4844 5313
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, halfboard 5417 5943
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 5089 5583
Cambridge exam with student residence, double room, no meals 5744 6302
Number of weeks:
  10 weeks 11 weeks  
Cambridge exam without accommodation 4499 4938
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, halfboard 6258 6868
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 6013 6598
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, halfboard 6585 7228
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 6258 6868
Cambridge exam with student residence, double room, no meals 6912 7588
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:  

€193, 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: € 33 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 : €42 per week
single room : 17/12 - 30/12 : €60 per week
double room : 18/06 - 26/08 : €42 per week
double room : 17/12 - 30/12 : €60 per week
half board → full board : €50 per week
Info student residence:  

The minimum age for this accommodation is 18 years.

Transfer:  

€200

Airport transfer on arrival at London Heathrow.

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

  • London St. Pancreas: € 199
  • London Gatwick: € 258
  • London Stansted / Luton: € 240
  • London City: € 234

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 556 994 1432 1870 2308 2747 3185 3623 4061 4499 4938 4885 5282 5680 6077 6474 6872 7269 7666 8063 8461 8858 9255 7689 8005 8320 8636 8952 9267 9583 9898 10214
IELTS with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 744 1329 1915 2500 3085 3671 4256 4842 5427 6013 6598 6693 7237 7782 8326 8871 9415 9960 10504 11049 11594 12138 12683 11264 11727 12190 12652 13115 13578 14040 14503 14966
IELTS with host family, double room, halfboard 768 1378 1988 2598 3208 3818 4428 5038 5648 6258 6868 6987 7556 8125 8694 9264 9833 10402 10971 11540 12109 12678 13247 11853 12340 12828 13315 13802 14289 14777 15264 15751
IELTS with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 768 1378 1988 2598 3208 3818 4428 5038 5648 6258 6868 6987 7556 8125 8694 9264 9833 10402 10971 11540 12109 12678 13247 11853 12340 12828 13315 13802 14289 14777 15264 15751
IELTS with host family, single room, halfboard 801 1444 2086 2729 3372 4014 4657 5300 5943 6585 7228 7380 7982 8583 9185 9787 10389 10991 11592 12194 12796 13398 14000 12638 13158 13678 14198 14718 15238 15758 16278 16798
IELTS with student residence, double room, no meals 834 1509 2184 2860 3535 4211 4886 5562 6237 6912 7588 7772 8407 9041 9676 10311 10945 11580 12214 12849 13483 14118 14752 13424 13976 14529 15082 15634 16187 16740 17293 17845
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:  

€193, 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: € 33 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 : €42 per week
single room : 17/12 - 30/12 : €60 per week
double room : 18/06 - 26/08 : €42 per week
double room : 17/12 - 30/12 : €60 per week
half board → full board : €50 per week
Info student residence:  

The minimum age for this accommodation is 18 years.

Transfer:  

€200

Airport transfer on arrival at London Heathrow.

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

  • London St. Pancreas: € 199
  • London Gatwick: € 258
  • London Stansted / Luton: € 240
  • London City: € 234

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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