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English for Examinations

The best way to prepare for the IELTS exam

Practise examinations in class

Improve your fluency and accuracy skills

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)

This course is designed to prepare you for these examinations, giving you the best possible chance of future success in your academic and working life.

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

Age: 17+
Level: From lower intermediate (CEF A2) to advanced (CEF C2)
Start dates: 20 June, 27 June, 11 July, 25 July, 1 August, 8 August and 22 August 2021
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 £642 per week
Fees include: Tuition, accommodation, lunch, travel insurance, activities, sports and 1 excursion per week
Accommodation: college residence or homestay 
Timetable: English for Exams sample timetable
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
  1-to-1 English language lessons – £59 per lesson.
Calculate course: Calculate the cost of your course
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IELTS is a popular English Language exam and can be taken every month in Oxford. It tests your language ability in the 4 key skills reading, writing, listening and speaking and is widely used by universities as an entrance requirement.

FCE and CAE (two of the Cambridge Examinations) language exams also have a very high reputation. It may be taken in your home country three times a year.

Contact us

If you have any questions about our courses, please get in touch.

Manuela Williams

Admissions Registrar

Tel: +44 1865 517706


Develop your language skills for an IELTS or Cambridge exam this summer

Prepare for an English language exam over the summer

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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.


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