A recent study (http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2577432/More-80-cent-British-people-speak-properly-Most-commonly-mispronounced-words-include-espresso-prescription-women-worst.html) b ..
11 lengths reminds me of the one sided contests during my formative years, normally with poor old Oxford trailing in far behind, exhausted and demoralised. The races were so often not proper ..
Last Friday a German student of ours at OISE Oxford brought up the topic of ‘Dinner For One’ during our weekly students’ lunch. Initially I wondered whether he was asking our opinion on eati ..
Fog on the Essex marshes, fog on the Kentish heights. Fog creeping into the cabooses of collier-brigs; fog lying out on the yards, and hovering in the rigging of great ships; fog drooping on ..
Kit Villiers, one of OISE Oxford's most experienced teachers and a specialist in legal English tuition, offers his opinion on the question: What is the biggest Oxford College?
As they po ..
It’s the favourite haunt of any Président de la République wanting to make a stand of solidarity with the farmers and capitalise on photo opportunities, the ideal family half-term activity for l ..
Looking for a career that combines language skills and politics? We interviewed British graduate Jack Keevill about his experience of working in EU affairs. Jack read Medieval and Modern Languag ..
The panel of experts included representatives of the National Union of Students and key figures in international university departments, and was joined by international students already in t ..
Each week, OISE Paris organises an afternoon excursion to a quarter of Paris with which the students are not familiar. This not only adds a cultural element to the course but also allows the ..
La Ronde is Canada’s second largest theme park and is only a short metro journey from OISE Montreal. We began confidently and all jumped straight onto “The Goliath”, which, ..
This year OISE Badminton operated a ‘house points’ system to encourage speaking English outside the classroom. At the beginning of the course, we were all allocated to one of eigh ..
I had a Swedish neighbour once, and the first time I met her I had no idea she was not English. There was not a trace of an accent, not a word misplaced or unidiomatic. I spoke to her for abo ..