English Language Courses


Are you looking for help with the basics of English? Do you need to get a better IELTS score, or would you like to improve your advanced English Language skills?

English Courses for International Students

Join the hundreds of international students who choose our English Language courses in Oxford every year. Learn how to read, write, listen and speak English in small classes of no more than 12 students on our English for Life course. Reach the score you need in IELTS and further study or work with our specialist English for Examinations course. Our English Combination course enables you to take a mixture of small group and private classes, ideal for students who want to make extra progress. If you want to tailor your studies to your own interests and stated requirements, we also offer One-to-One lessons with personal tutors, fast tracking your English Language learnings. Whatever your current level, we have the course that is right for you.

Choose from the four courses below to find out more.

English Course for International Students

Further Reading

CS Lewis: The Kiln

On Wednesday, the Fantasy Literature and Oxford course took a two-hour guided tour of The Kilns, CS Lewis' home in Headington. The students, having read The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, as well as biographical pieces about Lewis and his role as a member of the...

Balancing a Marketing Internship while studying in Oxford

Janek Bielski is currently studying at The International College as well as working as an intern for Paul Sinclair. He has been at St Clare’s since September and he is due to return to his home institution University of San Diego in January. On the 1 December 2017, he...

Surfing in Cornwall

The students took a weekend trip to the seaside county of Cornwall where they were able to familiarise themselves with the challenging waves while trying their hand at surfing. The weekend was filled with laughter where they were first taught the technique of surfing...

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