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English Combination

Focus on learning goals in one-to-one lessons

Learn with others in small groups

Make quick progress in a short time

Flexible start dates


Our English Combination helps you improve your English for professional development, academic study or for personal reasons


Key Facts: English Combination

Age: 16+
Level: From elementary (CEF A1) to advanced (CEF C2)
Start dates: Flexible
Course length: 2 weeks or more
Class size: 12 – 15 students
Lessons (hours): 24 (22) Monday to Friday
Lesson type: 15 lessons in group, 5 one-to-one  and 4 teacher-guided self-study sessions
Fees: From £461 per week
Fees include: Tuition, self-catered residence or homestay and travel insurance
Accommodation: College residence or homestay 
Sample timetable: English Combination
Course content:  Our teaching approach follows a Weekly Theme
Term dates: English Language courses term dates 2020-21
Optional extras: Lunch available Monday to Friday – £48 per week
  Excursions/Activities – £5 – £30
  Breakfast and dinner everyday – £98 per week
  Additional one-to-one English language classes – £59 per lesson
  Airport transfers depend on pick-up from Heathrow, Gatwick, Luton or Stansted – From £120
  Courier charge for visa support documents – approx £25
  Exam entry for IELTS/Cambridge £180 – £210

English Combination blends classroom study with 1-to-1 lessons

Key benefits include:

  • Collaborative teaching approach: Combines the advantages of studying in both group and one-to-one classes
  • Gain a rich experience through group-work: Enables you to develop your grammar and vocabulary fluency and accuracy in the four skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking
  • One-to-one support with your Personal Tutor: Gain individual feedback and discuss your learning goals
  • Our varied academic study programme: Expands the range of study areas you can focus on including IELTS or Cambridge exams, speaking and pronunciation, or specialist vocabulary
  • Open Learning Club: Enriches your study experience as it enables you to gain additional personalised language support to improve your English quickly
  • Professional skills development: Boosts your English language confidence for a range of professions to improve your career or educational prospects
  • Regular Study Visits to places of cultural interest and a weekly excursion programme: Expands your study experience outside the classroom and enables you to apply your learning
  • Specialist careers advice: Enhances your professional development prospects
  • International environment: Develops your personal networks and builds cultural awareness as we are home to approximately 100 students from over 20 countries
  • Flexible progression available: Enhances your study options so that you can accelerate your learning or take as part of our Personal Language Training course
  • Oxford: Provides an inspiring academic location to live and study
  • Accredited by the British Council (BC) and the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) for the teaching of English
  • Specialist membership: A member of Quality English and English UK

English Language courses

We offer a range of language courses depending on your personal learning goals. We offer courses for career, life or an examination:

Maximise your English language learning

English Combination mixes classroom study with private lessons

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