English for Individual Professions
- Oxford, England
English for Individual Professions
Tutors are experienced, skilled trainers who demand excellence to ensure that participants meet and exceed their expectations in both English and professional development. Academic rigour, the spirit of debate and intellectual agility help students to gain confidence and fluency.
The nature of the tutorial provides participants with a learning experience tailored to their individual needs, whilst tutors push students to achieve to the maximum of their potential, and set milestones and goals for each student, with constant evaluation. This sets the pace for each learner to surpass their academic expectations and achieve more than they thought possible.
Multiple tutors are assigned to each learner to expose them to a range of pedagogic approaches, accents and worldviews.
Objective of the stay
To master the language for specific professional purposes.
10-25 hours per week.
Intensive for accelerated progress for specific purpose is more than one to one lessons, this method coaches the learner and creates strategies to identify obstacles and realise the personal ambitions of the learner.
Intensive tutorial sessions are tailored to meet the precise needs of the learner, and can include a focus on exam preparation or English for specific professional purposes including law, medicine, finance and engineering.
Achievement of a specific professional goal.
Residence accommodation is available in July and August for students who wish to have a greater sense of independence, and self-catering options allow for full flexibility. Residences provide students with a comfortable and clean room with a single bed, and en suite is available upon request. Available at an additional supplement.
Staying in a homestay gives participants the chance to be fully immersed into the local culture of the destination, whilst also being able to practice the language in a relaxed and natural setting. No two students of the same mother tongue are placed with the same host, which enables students to broaden their scope in their use of the language and become familiar with expressing themselves. Homestay arrivals the Sunday before the course begins, and departures the Saturday after the course ends.
OISE can assist students with hotel recommendations in the local area, and is able to book selected hotels on behalf of students.
For students who wish to make their own accommodation arrangements.
The Experience of Living in Oxford
Oxford is centrally located and easily accessed from other major cities in the UK, and is only 50 minutes from London. The city is well-served by public transport from a number of major airports and international stations including direct and frequent buses from London Heathrow and London Gatwick airports, and direct trains from Birmingham airport.
A small university city, Oxford is easily navigable and students are quickly able to settle in and feel comfortable. The city has a bustling centre, with numerous shops, restaurants and cafes, as well as opportunities to explore the rich history and culture through museums, galleries and theatres.
Located in the heart of the city, OISE Oxford has three floors, stylishly combining modern décor with exposed wooden beams and listed window facades. The one-to-one classes take place in small, purpose-built rooms. Rooms for small groups are equipped with a whiteboard and some with a screen. There are also common areas for socialising, relaxing and group and self-study.
Oxford is a hub of history, culture and academia, and the school exposes its students to the best of the city. With over 1000 years of recorded history there is a wealth of culture for students to discover as part of the school’s cultural programme, including world-class museums and galleries, being inspired by the colleges of the university and exploring the historic streets. Students are also able to experience unique local activities such as punting, alongside trips to historic pubs and theatre and cinema trips. The school also organises walking tours to familiarise students with the city and give them a deep understanding of its rich history.
The price includes tuition, half-board accommodation in a homestay and a cultural programme.