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 429 743 1058 1372 1686 2000 2315 2629 2943 3258 3572 3543 3829 4115 4400 4686 4972 5258 5543 5829 6115 6400 6686 6560 6829 7098 7366 7635 7903 8172 8440 8709
Intensive with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 613 1071 1530 1988 2446 2904 3363 3821 4279 4738 5196 5311 5741 6171 6600 7030 7460 7890 8319 8749 9179 9608 10038 10056 10469 10882 11294 11707 12119 12532 12944 13357
Intensive with host family, double room, halfboard 637 1119 1602 2084 2566 3048 3531 4013 4495 4978 5460 5599 6053 6507 6960 7414 7868 8322 8775 9229 9683 10136 10590 10632 11069 11506 11942 12379 12815 13252 13688 14125
Intensive with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 637 1119 1602 2084 2566 3048 3531 4013 4495 4978 5460 5599 6053 6507 6960 7414 7868 8322 8775 9229 9683 10136 10590 10632 11069 11506 11942 12379 12815 13252 13688 14125
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 669 1183 1698 2212 2726 3240 3755 4269 4783 5298 5812 5983 6469 6955 7440 7926 8412 8898 9383 9869 10355 10840 11326 11400 11869 12338 12806 13275 13743 14212 14680 15149
Intensive with student residence, double room, no meals 701 1247 1794 2340 2886 3432 3979 4525 5071 5618 6164 6367 6885 7403 7920 8438 8956 9474 9991 10509 11027 11544 12062 12168 12669 13170 13670 14171 14671 15172 15672 16173
  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 543 972 1400 1829 2258 2686 3115 3543 3972 4400 4829 4778 5166 5555 5943 6332 6720 7109 7498 7886 8275 8663 9052 7520 7829 8138 8446 8755 9063 9372 9680 9989
Intensive with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 727 1300 1872 2445 3018 3590 4163 4735 5308 5880 6453 6546 7078 7611 8143 8676 9208 9741 10274 10806 11339 11871 12404 11016 11469 11922 12374 12827 13279 13732 14184 14637
Intensive with host family, double room, halfboard 751 1348 1944 2541 3138 3734 4331 4927 5524 6120 6717 6834 7390 7947 8503 9060 9616 10173 10730 11286 11843 12399 12956 11592 12069 12546 13022 13499 13975 14452 14928 15405
Intensive with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 751 1348 1944 2541 3138 3734 4331 4927 5524 6120 6717 6834 7390 7947 8503 9060 9616 10173 10730 11286 11843 12399 12956 11592 12069 12546 13022 13499 13975 14452 14928 15405
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 783 1412 2040 2669 3298 3926 4555 5183 5812 6440 7069 7218 7806 8395 8983 9572 10160 10749 11338 11926 12515 13103 13692 12360 12869 13378 13886 14395 14903 15412 15920 16429
Intensive with student residence, double room, no meals 815 1476 2136 2797 3458 4118 4779 5439 6100 6760 7421 7602 8222 8843 9463 10084 10704 11325 11946 12566 13187 13807 14428 13128 13669 14210 14750 15291 15831 16372 16912 17453
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: € 32 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 : €41 per week
single room : 17/12 - 30/12 : €58 per week
double room : 18/06 - 26/08 : €41 per week
double room : 17/12 - 30/12 : €58 per week
half board → full board : €49 per week
Info student residence:  

The minimum age for this accommodation is 18 years.

Transfer:  

€195

Airport transfer on arrival at London Heathrow.

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

  • London St. Pancreas: € 195
  • London Gatwick: € 252
  • London Stansted / Luton: € 235
  • London City: € 229

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 6560 9783
Academic year with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 10056 15007
Academic year with host family, double room, halfboard 10632 15871
Academic year with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 10632 15871
Academic year with host family, single room, halfboard 11400 17023
Academic year with student residence, double room, no meals 12168 18175
Number of weeks:
  24 weeks 36 weeks  
Academic year without accommodation 7520 11223
Academic year with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 11016 16447
Academic year with host family, double room, halfboard 11592 17311
Academic year with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 11592 17311
Academic year with host family, single room, halfboard 12360 18463
Academic year with student residence, double room, no meals 13128 19615
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: € 32 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 : €41 per week
single room : 17/12 - 30/12 : €58 per week
double room : 18/06 - 26/08 : €41 per week
double room : 17/12 - 30/12 : €58 per week
half board → full board : €49 per week
Info student residence:  

The minimum age for this accommodation is 18 years.

Transfer:  

€195

Airport transfer on arrival at London Heathrow.

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

  • London St. Pancreas: € 195
  • London Gatwick: € 252
  • London Stansted / Luton: € 235
  • London City: € 229

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 3258 3572
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, halfboard 4978 5460
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 4738 5196
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, halfboard 5298 5812
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 4978 5460
Cambridge exam with student residence, double room, no meals 5618 6164
Number of weeks:
  10 weeks 11 weeks  
Cambridge exam without accommodation 4400 4829
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, halfboard 6120 6717
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 5880 6453
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, halfboard 6440 7069
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 6120 6717
Cambridge exam with student residence, double room, no meals 6760 7421
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:  

€189, 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: € 32 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 : €41 per week
single room : 17/12 - 30/12 : €58 per week
double room : 18/06 - 26/08 : €41 per week
double room : 17/12 - 30/12 : €58 per week
half board → full board : €49 per week
Info student residence:  

The minimum age for this accommodation is 18 years.

Transfer:  

€195

Airport transfer on arrival at London Heathrow.

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

  • London St. Pancreas: € 195
  • London Gatwick: € 252
  • London Stansted / Luton: € 235
  • London City: € 229

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 543 972 1400 1829 2258 2686 3115 3543 3972 4400 4829 4778 5166 5555 5943 6332 6720 7109 7498 7886 8275 8663 9052 7520 7829 8138 8446 8755 9063 9372 9680 9989
IELTS with host family, double room, halfboard 751 1348 1944 2541 3138 3734 4331 4927 5524 6120 6717 6834 7390 7947 8503 9060 9616 10173 10730 11286 11843 12399 12956 11592 12069 12546 13022 13499 13975 14452 14928 15405
IELTS with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 727 1300 1872 2445 3018 3590 4163 4735 5308 5880 6453 6546 7078 7611 8143 8676 9208 9741 10274 10806 11339 11871 12404 11016 11469 11922 12374 12827 13279 13732 14184 14637
IELTS with host family, single room, halfboard 783 1412 2040 2669 3298 3926 4555 5183 5812 6440 7069 7218 7806 8395 8983 9572 10160 10749 11338 11926 12515 13103 13692 12360 12869 13378 13886 14395 14903 15412 15920 16429
IELTS with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 751 1348 1944 2541 3138 3734 4331 4927 5524 6120 6717 6834 7390 7947 8503 9060 9616 10173 10730 11286 11843 12399 12956 11592 12069 12546 13022 13499 13975 14452 14928 15405
IELTS with student residence, double room, no meals 815 1476 2136 2797 3458 4118 4779 5439 6100 6760 7421 7602 8222 8843 9463 10084 10704 11325 11946 12566 13187 13807 14428 13128 13669 14210 14750 15291 15831 16372 16912 17453
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:  

€189, 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: € 32 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 : €41 per week
single room : 17/12 - 30/12 : €58 per week
double room : 18/06 - 26/08 : €41 per week
double room : 17/12 - 30/12 : €58 per week
half board → full board : €49 per week
Info student residence:  

The minimum age for this accommodation is 18 years.

Transfer:  

€195

Airport transfer on arrival at London Heathrow.

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

  • London St. Pancreas: € 195
  • London Gatwick: € 252
  • London Stansted / Luton: € 235
  • London City: € 229

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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