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  What we offer:

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Small class sizes, max. 10 people
Minimum age for adult courses - 16 years old
Junior Summer School for students aged 14-17
Course content matches your goals and objectives
Full-time, Part-time, daytime, evening, and Saturday classes
Exam preparation
Group or 1-2-1 classes
FREE English level assessment for part-time students
Central Oxford location
Competitive prices
Regular progress reports
A friendly and relaxed atmosphere
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Exam Preparation






These courses are aimed at adults,18 years old and above, who want to prepare for the internationally recognised FCE, CAE, CPE or IELTS exams. Students aged 16 and 17 may attend the classes on condition that a Consent to Travel and Study Form is completed and signed by the parent or guardian.The lessons focus on improving students’ General English and to prepare the student with the exam techniques required to successfully pass all the exam papers.The classes are small – no more than 8 students in a class.

1. Exam Preparation FCE, CAE, CPE

First Certificate in English (FCE) - Level B2
FCE is an upper-intermediate level qualification. It is recognised globally and it proves you can use every day spoken and written English for work and study purposes.

Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) - Level C1
CAE is an internationally recognised exam for advanced level of English. Passing CAE demonstrates a high-level of language skills needed for success in study and work. Many top colleges, universities and places of work accept CAE. 

Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) - Level C2
CPE is a recognised exam accepted by thousands of leading businesses and educational institutions worldwide. It shows you have achieved an extremely high level in English, and can communicate with fluency similar to a native speaker.

Course description:

The lessons focus on improving your general English and exam skills, getting you to the level needed to pass the exam papers. The lessons are based around topical issues and current affairs, while at the same time working on your vocabulary, grammar, syntax and oral skills. Our teachers will also prepare you for the techniques required to pass the exam papers and you will also be given real exam papers to work on. Each student will have a mock exam with detailed feedback provided by the teacher.

Cambridge exam courses help our students:

  • Learn useful expressions and grammar
  • Improve on accent, pronunciation and intonation
  • Develop the skills needed to answer exam questions
  • Reduce exam anxiety and build confidence in handling all exam papers
  • Receive individual feedback where your progress is reviewed and goals are set

Classes available in 2017:

Full-time classes
Special offer from November 2017 until January 2018 !

Course Hours per
week
Course Fee Course Dates**
Exam Date* Private Tuition Fee
2 to 4 weeks 
5 to 11 weeks 
12+ weeks
FCE 24 £324
£292
£315
£284
£306
£276
Start any Monday Various £40 £36 per hour
(60 Minutes)
CAE
24
£324
£292
£315
£284
£306
£276
CPE
 

All study materials are included in the price.

Part-time classes are available throughout the year. Click here for the next available dates.

 

2. Exam Preparation IELTS Academic

The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is recognised as a reliable way of assessing the language skills of candidates who need to study or work where English is the language of communication. You will need IELTS if you want to:

  • study at university at undergraduate or postgraduate levels, or
  • join a professional organisation in an English-speaking country.

Course description:

The aim of the course is to help you to get the score you need to enter your chosen University or workplace. The lessons are designed to help you improve your oral and written skills needed to pass the four exam papers: listening, reading, writing and speaking. Your teacher will work with you on the exam techniques so that you develop the skills to handle all the components of the IELTS exam. You will also work with real exam papers and be given guidance and support on how to effectively complete them.

Please note that this class is open for students of level B2 and above.

The IELTS course helps our students:

  • Improve vocabulary and grammar
  • Work on the accent, pronunciation and intonation
  • Reduce exam anxiety and build confidence in handling all exam papers
  • Receive individual feedback where your progress is reviewed and your goals are set

Classes available in 2017:

Full-time classes
Special offer from November 2017 until January 2018 !

Course Hours per
week
Course Fee Course Dates** Exam Date* Private Tuition Fee
2 to 4 weeks 
5 to 11 weeks 
12+ weeks
IELTS
Academic
24 £324
£292
£315
£284
£306
£276
Start any Monday Various £40 £36  per hour
(60 Minutes)

All study materials are included in the price.

Part-time classes are available throughout the year. Click here for the next available dates.


3. Examination Fees

Examination fee for FCE, CAE, CPE, IELTS: £150 – £180.

*Dates depend on the exam centre of your choice. Exam entry should be booked well in advance of the exam dates.  Please contact the School if you need advice on booking an exam.

**Other dates are available.  Please contact the School for further information.


Updates
NEW! Part-time courses October 2017
Junior School Programmes 2018
What our students say
Information about Oxford
Weather in Oxford

 OFFERS:

10% off from November 2017 until January 2018 on General English and Exam preparation courses!


10 % discount for NHS staff, Au-pairs and continuing students!

  


Opening hours

Monday 08:45 - 19:00
Tuesday 08:45 - 19:00
Wednesday 08:45 - 19:00
Thursday 08:45 - 19:00
Friday 08:45 - 19:00
Saturday 09:00 - 13:00
Sunday Closed

Oxford ILS is closed on the following days in 2017 - 2018

28 August 2017
Summer bank holiday
25 December 2017
Christmas Day
26-31 December 2017
Christmas break
1-2 January 2018
New Year's Day
30 March 2018
Good Friday
2 April 2018
Easter Monday
7 May 2018
Early May bank holiday
28 May 2018
Spring bank holiday
27 August 2018
Summer bank holiday


   

"There are a lot of facilities like Wifi, kitchen, nice classroom. Learning here is a very friendly and positive process."

Andrea S, Italy
Upper-intermediate level
 

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