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 444 769 1094 1419 1744 2069 2394 2719 3044 3369 3694 3664 3960 4255 4550 4846 5141 5437 5732 6028 6323 6619 6914 6784 7062 7340 7617 7895 8173 8450 8728 9006
Intensive with host family, double room, halfboard 659 1157 1656 2155 2654 3152 3651 4150 4649 5147 5646 5790 6259 6729 7198 7667 8136 8605 9074 9544 10013 10482 10951 10995 11446 11898 12349 12801 13252 13704 14155 14607
Intensive with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 634 1108 1582 2056 2530 3003 3477 3951 4425 4899 5373 5492 5937 6381 6825 7270 7714 8159 8603 9047 9492 9936 10380 10399 10826 11253 11679 12106 12532 12959 13386 13812
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 692 1224 1755 2287 2819 3351 3883 4415 4946 5478 6010 6187 6690 7192 7694 8196 8699 9201 9703 10205 10708 11210 11712 11789 12274 12758 13243 13727 14212 14696 15181 15665
Intensive with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 659 1157 1656 2155 2654 3152 3651 4150 4649 5147 5646 5790 6259 6729 7198 7667 8136 8605 9074 9544 10013 10482 10951 10995 11446 11898 12349 12801 13252 13704 14155 14607
Intensive with student residence, double room, no meals 725 1290 1855 2420 2985 3549 4114 4679 5244 5809 6374 6584 7120 7655 8190 8726 9261 9797 10332 10867 11403 11938 12473 12583 13101 13619 14136 14654 15171 15689 16207 16724
  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 562 1005 1448 1891 2335 2778 3221 3664 4107 4550 4994 4940 5342 5744 6146 6548 6950 7351 7753 8155 8557 8959 9360 7777 8096 8415 8734 9053 9372 9691 10010 10330
Intensive with host family, double room, halfboard 777 1394 2011 2628 3245 3861 4478 5095 5712 6329 6946 7067 7642 8218 8793 9369 9944 10520 11095 11671 12246 12822 13398 11988 12480 12973 13466 13959 14452 14945 15437 15930
Intensive with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 752 1344 1936 2528 3120 3713 4305 4897 5489 6081 6673 6769 7319 7870 8421 8972 9522 10073 10624 11175 11725 12276 12827 11392 11860 12328 12796 13264 13732 14200 14668 15136
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 810 1460 2110 2760 3410 4060 4710 5360 6010 6660 7310 7464 8072 8681 9290 9898 10507 11115 11724 12333 12941 13550 14159 12782 13308 13834 14360 14885 15411 15937 16463 16989
Intensive with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 777 1394 2011 2628 3245 3861 4478 5095 5712 6329 6946 7067 7642 8218 8793 9369 9944 10520 11095 11671 12246 12822 13398 11988 12480 12973 13466 13959 14452 14945 15437 15930
Intensive with student residence, double room, no meals 843 1526 2209 2892 3575 4259 4942 5625 6308 6991 7674 7861 8502 9144 9786 10428 11069 11711 12353 12995 13636 14278 14920 13576 14135 14694 15253 15812 16371 16930 17489 18048
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 : €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:  

€202

Airport transfer on arrival at London Heathrow.

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

  • London St. Pancreas: € 201
  • London Gatwick: € 260
  • London Stansted / Luton: € 243
  • London City: € 237

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 6784 10117
Academic year with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 10399 15519
Academic year with host family, double room, halfboard 10995 16412
Academic year with host family, single room, halfboard 11789 17604
Academic year with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 10995 16412
Academic year with student residence, double room, no meals 12583 18795
Number of weeks:
  24 weeks 36 weeks  
Academic year without accommodation 7777 11606
Academic year with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 11392 17008
Academic year with host family, double room, halfboard 11988 17901
Academic year with host family, single room, halfboard 12782 19093
Academic year with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 11988 17901
Academic year with student residence, double room, no meals 13576 20284
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 : €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:  

€202

Airport transfer on arrival at London Heathrow.

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

  • London St. Pancreas: € 201
  • London Gatwick: € 260
  • London Stansted / Luton: € 243
  • London City: € 237

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 3369 3694
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, halfboard 5147 5646
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 4899 5373
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 5147 5646
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, halfboard 5478 6010
Cambridge exam with student residence, double room, no meals 5809 6374
Number of weeks:
  10 weeks 11 weeks  
Cambridge exam without accommodation 4550 4994
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, halfboard 6329 6946
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 6081 6673
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 6329 6946
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, halfboard 6660 7310
Cambridge exam with student residence, double room, no meals 6991 7674
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:  

€195, 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 : €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:  

€202

Airport transfer on arrival at London Heathrow.

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

  • London St. Pancreas: € 201
  • London Gatwick: € 260
  • London Stansted / Luton: € 243
  • London City: € 237

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 562 1005 1448 1891 2335 2778 3221 3664 4107 4550 4994 4940 5342 5744 6146 6548 6950 7351 7753 8155 8557 8959 9360 7777 8096 8415 8734 9053 9372 9691 10010 10330
IELTS with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 752 1344 1936 2528 3120 3713 4305 4897 5489 6081 6673 6769 7319 7870 8421 8972 9522 10073 10624 11175 11725 12276 12827 11392 11860 12328 12796 13264 13732 14200 14668 15136
IELTS with host family, double room, halfboard 777 1394 2011 2628 3245 3861 4478 5095 5712 6329 6946 7067 7642 8218 8793 9369 9944 10520 11095 11671 12246 12822 13398 11988 12480 12973 13466 13959 14452 14945 15437 15930
IELTS with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 777 1394 2011 2628 3245 3861 4478 5095 5712 6329 6946 7067 7642 8218 8793 9369 9944 10520 11095 11671 12246 12822 13398 11988 12480 12973 13466 13959 14452 14945 15437 15930
IELTS with host family, single room, halfboard 810 1460 2110 2760 3410 4060 4710 5360 6010 6660 7310 7464 8072 8681 9290 9898 10507 11115 11724 12333 12941 13550 14159 12782 13308 13834 14360 14885 15411 15937 16463 16989
IELTS with student residence, double room, no meals 843 1526 2209 2892 3575 4259 4942 5625 6308 6991 7674 7861 8502 9144 9786 10428 11069 11711 12353 12995 13636 14278 14920 13576 14135 14694 15253 15812 16371 16930 17489 18048
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:  

€195, 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 : €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:  

€202

Airport transfer on arrival at London Heathrow.

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

  • London St. Pancreas: € 201
  • London Gatwick: € 260
  • London Stansted / Luton: € 243
  • London City: € 237

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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