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Welcome to the Lake School of English

A professional, dynamic approach to teaching English in a well-established, independent school in the centre of Oxford.

Quality English Language Courses

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This lively university city with its exciting academic and leisure facilities is an ideal place to study English.

Personal attention from experienced and well-qualified staff, supported by excellent resources.

Flexible start dates all year round and a range of English language courses to suit each individual student.

Comfortable, carefully selected accommodation so you feel at home in Oxford.

Bodleian Library, Oxford

The University

The historical Oxford University college buildings and the beautiful parks and gardens of the city are all an enjoyable short walk from the school.

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School Facilities

School Facilities

Wireless broadband and free subscription to online learning materials are just some of the free benefits you receive as a student in a centre of excellence.

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Teachers Courses

Erasmus+ Funding

If you are a teacher or working in education in the EU and EEA, you can apply for Erasmus+ (Comenius and Grundtvig) funding to attend a Professional Development Course at the Lake School of English. Contact us for details of Erasmus+ and about making an application.

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Homestay accommodation

Accommodation

Personally arranged by the school, our homestays and private homes offer a great chance to practise your English and learn about British culture.

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Latest News

Book a 2015 course and pay a 2014 price!

If you enrol on a 2015 course and pay in full before December 1  2014, you pay 2014 tuition prices. Enrol now!

Over 800 students from 41 different countries have studied at the Lake School of English so far this year!

An amazing and wonderful group of students from all over the world have improved their English in Oxford, with the Lake School. Where are you from? Contact us!

Highly qualified teachers

All our teachers are qualified and have a lot of experience teaching English as a foreign language. Lesley Flowers has now joined our strong DELTA qualified team of teachers. Congratulations!

Lake School is a Centre of Excellence 2010 - 2014

The British Council accredited the Lake School and identified the following strengths.

The Lake School scored a total of 14 strengths out of a possible 15. The school is one of the top British Council accredited centres in the UK to achieve this exceptional score.

Strengths were noted in areas of staff management, student administration, quality assurance, publicity, premises and facilities, learning resources, academic staff profile, academic management, course design, teaching, care of students, accommodation, leisure opportunities, and care of under-18s.

We are proud that the British Council recognises our many strengths.

Based on this British Council accreditation report, the Lake School of English is again featured in the English Language Gazette as an outstanding Centre of Excellence.

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