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Oxford Junior English Course

Embassy Summer at Oxford Brookes University

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Our centre is located on the Headington campus of Oxford Brookes University,
only a short walk from the city centre and with plenty of outdoor space.
Oxford is known for its universities, museums and architecture which students will get to explore during their stay. Students can also enjoy the great campus facilities such as a sports hall, a modern dining hall and several shops.

Key Facts
Location: 
Oxford Brookes University

Prices:


Single en-suite rooms: £985
Standard single rooms: £900

Day Programme: £450

(Prices per week include tuition, trips, activities, accommodation and full board)

Dates: 25 June - 13 August

Ages: 12 - 18 (18–19-year-olds accepted as part of a group with a leader)

Accommodation: single en-suites and single standard rooms

Sample Excursions: Lonson, Stratford-upon-Avon and Warwick Castle

Day programme: 25 June - 13 August. Always starting on a Monday including tuition, activities and lunch. No accommodation included. Contact us for more information


Room Type Single room with en-suite and standard rooms

Bathroom Ratio 1:1 student / 1:5 students

Room set up Flats of 5 rooms

What's in a room Single bed, wardrobe, desk, chair

Common room Yes

Cleaning  Weekly

Linen cleaning Changed weekly

Towels Students bring their own towels

Laundry Available in residence (small fee)

Meals Served in on-site canteen, packed lunch at weekends

Wi-Fi Yes

Distance to classes On campus

On-site activities are scheduled every weekday in between lessons, with some half-day trips and full-day excursion at the weekend. All activities are designed to continue learning in a fun and enjoyable way, encouraging students to develop life skills and make new friends through sport, activities and socially interactive games.

Activities


Sports: With a choice of football, mini Olympics, rounders, table tennis, volleyball and basketball.

Daytime activities: Drama and performance workshops, scavenger hunts and photo quiz.

Evening: Activities such as karaoke, a talent show, and team games.

Half-Day Trips
Students get to explore exciting places such as Bourton-on-the-water in the Cotswolds, Woodstock and Blenheim Gardens and a selection of Oxford Museums and Colleges. 

Full-Day Excursions
London: visit this exciting capital city and take a walking tour of central London and visit the National Gallery

Stratford-upon-Avon: Discover the beautiful home town of Shakespeare, steeped in history and culture.

Windsor Castle: Windsor Castle is the oldest and largest inhabited castle in the world. It has been the family home of British kings and queens for almost 1,000 years and is today one of the official residences of His Majesty The King.

The classroom is at the heart of your Oxford Junior English Course. English Lessons are student-centred and encourage the development of relevant language skills.

  • Taught by friendly and professional English teachers
  • 20 x 45 minute lessons per week morning or afternoon
  • Placement test on day 1 to ensure students in appropriate level
  • Maximum 17 students per class
  • Students will be placed in an international class with students of different nationalities
  • Modern classrooms with interactive whiteboards
  • Classrooms are located in the John Henry Brookes and Gibbs buildings
  • Materials included as well as an end of course report and certificate

Meals: 

All meals are served in a modern dining hall in Henry Brookes building.

Breakfast

Cooked (depending on day) and continental – pancakes, eggs, sausage, juice, coffee, toast, cereal and fruit.

Lunch

2 courses, 3 options including a vegetarian option.
Packed lunches (provided at weekends): water, fruit, sandwich, crisps and biscuits/cake

Evening Meal

2 courses, 3 options including both a vegetarian and Halal option.

Snacks

There are several shops on campus where students can purchase snacks, confectionery and drinks.

Facilities:

  • Large multi-purpose sports hall
  • Park nearby for games and activities
  • Mini supermarket and several cafés
  • Cash machine (ATM)
  • Shared common area in each flat , there’s plenty of more social space for students across the campus

Classrooms: Modern classrooms with interactive whiteboards.

Wi-Fi: Wi-Fi throughout the campus and in bedrooms.

 

 

Travel times to nearest airports

(LGW) London Gatwick Airport 2 hrs
(LHR) London Heathrow Airport 1 hr
(STN) Stansted Airport 2 hrs 30 mins
(LTN) Luton Airport 1 hr 30 mins

 

Travel times to nearest train station

St Pancras International (Eurostar) 1 hr 30 mins

Each 14 night stay will include 2 local visits to Oxford by foot, 2 half-day trips to nearby towns and attractions and 2 full-day excursions to other exciting towns such as London, Stratford Upon Avon, London and Cambridge. Transport for trips may be by private coach or public transport. Student may have lessons either morning or afternoon in week 1, alternating weekly after that.

This programme is for illustrative purposes and activities and trips shown may change.

 

Week 1
  Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Morning Arrivals

On-site activities

Testing/Induction

Lessons
Lessons Lessons Lessons Lessons Full day excursion to Stratford Upon Avon and Shakespeare's Birthplace
Afternoon Local visit to Oxford - Walking Tour Indoor Sports

Arts & Crafts - Oxford Theme
Half Day Visit: Oxford museums & colleges Half Day Visit: Bourton on the Water and Model Village Nature Walk

Indoor Sports
Evening Outdoor Games

Kahoot Quiz
Disco

Outdoor Sports
Hawaiian Night

Blind Date
British Universities Q&A with Staff

Capture the Flag
Dance Workshop

Karaoke
Outdoor Sports

Trashion Show
Film night

Casino

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