English for Life

Enhance your language skills for everyday life

This course is tailored to help international students develop their English grammar and vocabulary alongside their reading, writing, listening and speaking. Our language programmes maximise your learning potential with our experienced, supportive teachers.

Teaching is excellent and promotes successful learning – ISI PFE March 2019

Develop your English language skills for life to match your professional, personal or your career goals

  • Small international classrooms: Progress your English language skills in small groups with other non-native speakers
  • Study Visits: Take your language learning outside the classroom to local places of interest in the beautiful city of Oxford
  • Build your language confidence: Improve your reading, writing, listening and speaking skills to support your learning goals
  • Flexible study programme: Study with us from 6 weeks up to a full academic year
  • Personal tutor: Develop your language and exam skills with a teacher to guide you
  • Wide-ranging activities and excursions: Discover new hobbies, explore new cultural experiences or visit somewhere new
  • More than a study experience: Establish life-long friendships with international students from over 20 countries
  • Accredited by the British Council (BC) and the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) for the teaching of English
  • Teaching experience: Over 60 years experience in teaching English to non-native speakers in an international community
  • Close to London: Oxford has a good geographic location and is only is an hour from London by train
  • Weekly Themes: Learning is engaging and and includes study activities outside the classroom based on our topical themes
  • Specialist membership: A member of Quality English and English UK.

At a Glance




Full academic year, short courses (from 2 weeks) available

Start dates

2 September 2023, 29 October 2023, 6 and 28 January 2024, 18 February 2024, 3 March 2024, 7 April 2024, 5 and 26 May 2024

English language level

From pre-intermediate (CEF A2) to advanced (CEF C2)

Class size

15 students

Lessons (hours):

24 (22) Monday to Friday


20 in a group and 4 teacher-guided self-study sessions

Lesson length

24 (22 hours) Monday to Friday

Tuition fees


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Term Dates

Optional extras

Lunch available – £49 per week
Breakfast and dinner everyday £99 per week
One-to-one English language classes – £60 per lesson
Excursions/Activities – £5 – £30
Airport transfers depend on on pick-up from Heathrow, Gatwick, Luton or Stansted – From £120
Courier charge for visa support documents – approx £25

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