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, pharmaceuticals, finance and engineering.
Achievement of a specific professional goal.
Residence accommodation can be booked directly by the student with the residence. OISE can provide suggestions for recommended residences.
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.
The school 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
For almost a millennium Oxford has been a hub of learning and academia.
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. The centre of the city is also close to several parks and open spaces, allowing students to spend time outdoors and enjoying nature.
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.