EFL- Academic IELTS
18-24 year olds
14 days commencing:
Study for your IELTS exam on our intensive two-week course, where we will teach you everything you need to know about the exam. You will practice exam-style reading, writing, listening and speaking exercises and receive individual feedback on your progress in each area. You will also take timed mock exams using authentic materials to get a real idea of your progress.
This course also focuses on academic writing, teaching you how to structure your essay, what vocabulary to use and useful phrases to take your writing to the next level.
You will study all possible topics for the IELTS Academic exam; from Art to Business, Environment to Education. Improve your vocabulary and practice using new language effectively.
At the end of your course, you will receive a Certificate, and a Letter of Recommendation from Oxford Summer Courses.
You’ll have time to explore Oxford for yourself, as well as forging new friendships for the future, and there’s an action-packed programme of social activities, field trips and excursions to help bring your learning to life. We might even head to London for the day.
You’re not a tourist, so we won’t treat you like one. Instead we’ll help you uncover genuine local treasures and show you what life here is really like, from the inside.
The Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, Westminster Cathedral, St James’s Park and Buckingham Palace – just a few of the world-famous landmarks in this part of London. Enjoy being at the heart of our vibrant capital.
Explore the cobbled streets and Georgian architecture of this historic English city. And discover the secrets of the literary world of Jane Austen, the Roman Baths, and its lively shops and cafés.
Uncover the amazing history of the palace where Winston Churchill was born. And explore incredible state rooms, the tricky garden maze, the butterfly house, the beautiful grounds, and much more.
This world-famous museum of art and archaeology in the heart of Oxford University unveils a world of incredible historical artefacts, Egyptian mummies, Picasso, Da Vinci, Michelangelo, and much more.
1,000 years of jaw-dropping history, magic, myth and adventure merge at the medieval castle built by William the Conqueror. Discover dragons, dark dungeons, and spectacular history brought brilliantly to life.
Discover amazing treasures and the history of people from around the world. Then explore the heart of London from Covent Garden and Trafalgar Square, to the National Gallery and St James' Park.
"I loved having people from different cultural backgrounds in my course-- they brought experiences to the conversation that I had never encountered before."
"Oxford Summer Courses, as an institution is such a perfect opportunity to experience the Oxford life for aspiring students!"
"The tutor asked us questions that I wouldn’t normally ask myself, and I feel like I really grew during the course."
"The course was specially adapted to what we wanted to learn about, taught by such a knowledgeable expert in the field, with very well facilitated discussions with other eager students."
This site is in the fun and vibrant Cowley area of Oxford, with lots of restaurants, cafes, and music venues to explore. The Mews is a clean and modern student accommodation just a 15 minute bus ride from the city centre.
All rooms are private ensuite, and there is a large common room with pool table for socialising. Students have access to a card-operated laundry area, and there is a weekly room clean and change of bedlinen. The site has secure, key-card operated doors, and staff are on site overnight. Free Oxford City bus pass included for all students staying at The Mews.
Breakfast and dinner meals will be included with course fees. Lunch can be purchased in town (typically costs around £5 per day). At The Mews there are communal kitchens for students, with cooking facilities and utensils.
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