Wycliffe Hall is an evangelical centre of theological education in the University of Oxford. Founded in 1877 by a group of evangelical churchmen, it is home to a vibrant international Christian community.
Founded by graduates of Oxford University, the summer programme offers a strictly limited number of students the chance to spend an inspirational summer studying exciting academic and cultural courses in one of the world's greatest universities. Skilled tutors challenge students using a mix of academic tutorials, engaging workshops and cultural exploration, combining the very best in English education with summer study abroad. Let’s inspire about university, learning, and travel, having had a great Oxford summer school experience!
10+ hours of cultural activities in Oxford per week
A day trip to London (Buckingham Palace, Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, Hyde Park, London eye and Jubilee Gardens
A day trip to Blenheim Palace
A full social program
The course content of the dedicated English Language course focuses on three main areas: writing, listening, and speaking, with an emphasis on confidence in spoken English. Grammar is taught in combination with writing, English idioms are studied as part of listening exercises and pronunciation is practiced with native English speakers as part of our speaking practice. By the end of the course students should have "found their feet" and will find it "plain sailing" to correctly pronounce "sheep" and "ship". Practice with native speakers is the key to using the English language fluently and correctly.
These are more active sessions where students get to interact as a small group (up to 12 students) and learn valuable team skills. Workshops are included in the course fee and each student chooses one of the following workshops to study: