English language

A number of English language courses for University members and their partners are listed below:

  • The Oxford University Language Centre runs English languages courses specifically for the partners of University members. [fee payable]
  • The Department for Continuing Education run courses on English grammar and pronunciation for non-native speakers. [fee payable]
  • Partners of University members are welcome to join the weekly ‘Conversation Group’ of the Newcomers' Club. This group provides a relaxed and friendly setting in which to improve your English, and to learn about other cultures too as you share your experiences. Each week the conversation will be centred on a theme, e.g. food or holidays, or a topical event. [free of charge]
  • FELLOW is a voluntary organisation which offers informal English lessons in central Oxford. [free of charge]

You may also find private tuition at one of the many English language schools accredited by the British Council and located in Oxford. 

There are also a number of online English language courses and resources for adults and children, including: