We had so much to be grateful for this summer: weeks of pristine weather, some truly special activities, and most of all we had the chance to meet so many lovely people from all over the world. We were thrilled to host groups from Korea, Argentina and the...
English for Examinations
Practise examinations in class
Start the path to your academic future
English for Examinations helps you prepare for an English language exam such as IELTS or Cambridge examinations (FCE, CAE)
Course provision and the curriculum are excellent and are successful in promoting progression and in meeting the students’ needs – ISI PFE March 2019
Key Facts: English for Exams
|Level:||From lower intermediate (CEF A2) to advanced (CEF C2)|
|Start dates:||June, July and August|
|Course length:||2, 3, 4 or more weeks|
|Class size:||Maximum 12 students|
|Lessons (hours):||25 (23) Monday to Friday|
|Lesson type:||21 in groups and 4 teacher guided self study sessions|
|Fees:||From £728 per week|
|Fees include:||Tuition, accommodation, lunch, travel insurance and 1 excursion per week|
|Accommodation:||college residence or homestay|
|Sample timetable:||Click to view|
|Optional extras:||Additional Excursions/Activities – £5 – £30|
|Airport transfers from £120 – Depending on pick-up location|
|Courier charges for visa support documents – £25|
|Exam entry for IELTS/Cambridge suite £180 – £210|
|One-to-one English language lessons – £59 per lesson.|
IELTS is the most popular English Language exam at St Clare’s:
- it tests your level in English
- it is widely used by universities in the UK and other countries as an entrance requirement
- it can be taken in Oxford every month.
FCE and CAE (two of the Cambridge Examinations) also have a very high reputation. They offer a qualification for life, and examinations may be taken in your home country three times a year.
This course is designed to prepare you for these examinations, giving you the best possible change of future success in your academic and working life. Examination courses at St Clare’s:
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We offer our students a private transfer service by car from all the major London airports — Gatwick, Heathrow, Luton, Stansted, and London City airport, as well as train or bus stations. Our airport transfer prices are given below.
|Airport transfer one way|
|London Heathrow (LHR)||£115|
|London Gatwick (LGW)||£170|
|London Luton (LTN)||£135|
|London Stansted (STN)||£165|