Intensive English

• aimed at the more serious student

• focus on fluency and accuracy

• develop English for academic work

• examination practice

Discover new English language and academic study skills this summer

The Intensive and Examination English course is aimed at the more serious student. It combines integrated English Language skills, academic study skills, and examination practice with a range of activities and excursions.

English Language development: 25 lessons per week

  • mornings: integrated skills, learner training and study skills
  • afternoons: English for Academic Purposes (EAP) plus Examination skills for IELTS and Cambridge (FCE, CAE,CPE)

Level: from intermediate to advanced

Length: three weeks

Class size: 12 maximum

Lessons focus on:

  • accuracy and fluency skills: grammar, listening, speaking, reading and writing activities, conversation practice, role plays, debates, discussions, presentations
  • English for Academic Purposes and Examination skills: note-taking, research, IELTS and Cambridge Examination preparation

Your teachers have high expectations and encourage you to work hard both inside and outside the classroom, with regular homework tasks and weekly progress tests.

Note: one lesson=55 minutes

Dates Number of weeks Price
Sunday 1 July – Saturday 21 July
three  £3072
Sunday 22 July – Saturday 11 August
three  £3072
Contact the Department

We would be happy for you to contact us with any questions you may have about the course, the college, what is like to be a student here, travelling here, and fees.
Patricia Alvarez
Summer Admissions Manager
+44 1865 517340
Tom Whitehouse
Sales Coordinator
+44 1865 517383
Banbury Road Campus
St Clare’s Oxford – 139 Banbury Road – Oxford – OX2 7AL – UK
Office hours: Monday – Friday 0900-1700 GMT

Nina Celebrates 20 Years at St Clare’s

Our amazing, brilliant and nutty Course Director for the Junior Summer Course Nina Ward celebrated her 20th year with us at St Clare's! Her daily tasks involve running the busy and fun packed Junior Course as well as ensuring students settle in happily and smoothly....

Looking back at a great summer!

Highlights of the Adult Summer Courses at the International College, including study visits, excursions and social activities.

Enjoy developing your English language skills this summer

This is a great way to prepare yourself for future academic work and examinations.

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