English for Life

Build your confidence in English

Truly international classes

Learn inside and outside the classroom

Flexible start dates


The ideal course to develop your English language skills

This course is tailored to help international students develop their English grammar and vocabulary alongside their reading, writing, listening and speaking. Levels range from elementary to advanced, so whatever your current level, we have the right course for you. Our personalised language programme helps you make the maximum progress in the shortest possible time.

Teaching is excellent and promotes successful learningISI PFE March 2019

Key facts: English for Life

Age: 16+
Level: From elementary (CEF A1) to advanced (CEF C2)
Start date: Flexible
Course length: 2 weeks plus
Class size: 12 – 14 students
Lessons (hours): 25 (23) Monday to Friday
Lesson type: 21 in a group and 4 teacher-guided self-study sessions
Tuition fees: From £300 per week
Accommodation: College residence or homestay 
Sample timetable: English for Life timetable
Course content:  Our teaching approach follows a Theme of the Week
Term dates: English Language courses term dates 2020-21
Optional extras: Lunch available Monday to Friday – £46 per week
  One-to-one English language classes – £59 per lesson
  Excursions/Activities – £5 – £30
  Airport transfers from £120 – Depending on pick-up from Heathrow, Gatwick, Luton or Stansted airport
  Courier charge for visa support documents – approx £25


Become more fluent and confident with English for Life

The key benefits include:

  • Small international classrooms
  • Oxford: our location in the famous academic city of Oxford will complement your study experience
  • Build confidence in reading, writing, listening and speaking for professional, academic or personal reasons
  • Flexible study programme: you can start at any time throughout the year at any level
  • Personal tutor: to support you on your individual learning goals
  • Varied activity programme: we have an exciting and full excursion programme with a range of activities for you to chose from
  • An international experience: develop life-long friendships and expand your networks with peers from over 20 countries
  • Academic experience: we are accredited by the British Council (BC) and the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) for the teaching of English
  • Quality teaching: we have experience in teaching English to non-native speakers for over 60 years
  • Only an hour from London by train: Oxford has a good geographic location
  • Innovative study programme: we take learning beyond the classroom with regular study visits to places of cultural and historic interest within Oxford. Our unique approach is based on a Theme of the Week will keep learning engaged and focused.

Contact us

Please fill in this form to submit an enquiry about our English for Life course.

You may also wish to get in touch to arrange a campus tour or find out what it is like to live and study in the city of Oxford.


Contact Manuela on:
+44 1865 517706
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Become more fluent and confident in English – choose English for Life

This is a great way to enjoy learning English whilst living in the beautiful city of Oxford

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