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Oxford English Academy, Cape Town, South Africa

Oxford English Academy

  • The language school Oxford English Academy was founded in Cape Town, South Africa in 2010.Oxford English Academy is a globally trusted brand, commitment to providing students with a top-quality experience. Academically, we focus on our student's specific learning objectives and learning style through communication, interaction and authentic learning. Our teachers use a variety of modern methods and approaches to fit the individual learner's context, making learning more relevant, stimulating and productive.  Learning happens inside and outside the classroom through our dynamic social and cultural activities conducted by faculty members.
  • Address: 1st Floor, 105 Long Street , 8001 - Cape Town, South Africa (see on map)
  • Tax registration ID: 4260257854
  • Covid-19 Status: School re-opening on 01 January 2021

Covid-19 related security measures that are taken by Oxford English Academy

- Alcohol-based hand sanitiser will be available for all staff, students and visitors. Staff and students will be requested to sanitise before and after each class and on entering or exiting the premises.
- Adequate hand-washing facilities, including soap and hot-air or paper towel driers, will be provided.
- Adequate respiratory hygiene products, (e.g. paper tissues) and closed bins for hygienic disposal will be provided.
- Class sizes will be reduced to allow the recommended minimum distance between participants.
Classrooms will be arranged in such a way that students do not directly face one another.
- Appropriate furniture and equipment will be installed to facilitate social distancing.
- Timetables will be staggered to reduce student contact between classes and during breaks.
- A daily register will be taken where all staff, students and visitors must provide up-to-date personal and contact information which can be provided to national clinical authorities for the purpose of contact tracing.
- Surfaces (e.g. counters, desks and tables, door handles) and objects (e.g. telephones, keyboards) will be cleaned and wiped daily with disinfectant solution containing 0.5% sodium hypochlorite.
- Bathrooms will be cleaned and disinfected daily.
- Communally used objects (e.g. coffee-making facilities) will be removed where practicable.
- Wearing of masks/ visors will be mandatory for staff, teachers and students at all times.
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Accreditations and Quality seals

EduSAPreferential Terms in Case of Visa RefusalASIC, EQUALS

Facilities

  • Kitchen for student use

  • Microwave for student use

  • Fridge for student use

  • Computer lab

  • Library

  • Movie rental

  • Games room

  • Lounge

  • Student support desk

  • Copy machine

  • Printer for student use

  • Free coffee

  • Free water dispenser

  • Free WIFI

Classroom equipment

  • TV in most classrooms

  • Air conditioning in all classrooms

  • Heating in all classrooms

  • Ample natural light in all classrooms

Number of classrooms:

9

Number of public PC workstations:

9

Course material:

Generally course material is distributed free to students and will stay in student property.

Average number of students

  • Junior courses in summer: 10

Average age of students

Average number of levels

  • Adult courses in summer: 6
  • Junior courses in summer: 6

Minimum age of students

  • 16 years
  • 11 years for specific Junior courses

English teacher qualifications

  • 100% hold a university degree
  • 100% hold a recognised language teaching qualification

Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school):

20
1
20
1
40
4
1
2
5

Optional airport transfer

Cape Town International Airport:
39 US$ pick up
59 US$ return (both ways)

Days without class

In 2020 (including national and regional bank holidays): 01 Jan. 2020, 21 Mar. 2020, 10 Apr. 2020, 13 Apr. 2020, 27 Apr. 2020, 01 May 2020, 16 Jun. 2020, 09 Aug. 2020, 10 Aug. 2020, 24 Sep. 2020, 16 Dec. 2020, 18 Dec. 2020 - 31 Dec. 2020.

If a bank holiday falls on a weekday there is no refund nor are classes recuperated. This is the case for the majority of language schools.

English Courses

General Language
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Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 8 10 12 13 16
Price in US$ 319 304 638 607 957 910 1276 1213 1495 1421 1794 1705 2392 2273 2890 2746 3468 3295 3497 3323 4304 4089
Price in ZAR 5150 10299 15448 20597 24131 28958 38610 46648 55978 56446 69472
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
6 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 12:40
Afternoon: 13:30  - 14:00
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 8 10 12 13 16
Price in US$ 259 247 518 493 777 739 1036 985 1245 1183 1494 1420 1992 1893 2390 2271 2868 2725 2847 2705 3504 3329
Price in ZAR 4181 8362 12542 16723 20096 24115 32154 38578 46293 45954 56559
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 12:40
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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FREE changes
Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 8 10 12 13 16
Price in US$ 459 448 918 896 1377 1343 1836 1791 2245 2189 2694 2627 3592 3503 4390 4281 5268 5137 5187 5058 6384 6225
Price in ZAR 7604 15208 22812 30415 37191 44629 59505 72725 87269 85928 105757
Course price includes accommodation
Homestay, Single room, Breakfast & 1 meal
Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 8 10 12 13 16
Price in US$ 499 487 998 974 1497 1460 1996 1947 2445 2384 2934 2861 3912 3815 4790 4671 5748 5605 5967 5818 7344 7161
Price in ZAR 8267 16533 24800 33066 40504 48605 64806 79351 95221 98849 121660
Course price includes accommodation
Homestay, Single room, Breakfast & 1 meal
This includes tuition, accommodation, registration fees and airport transfers.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
6 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 12:40
Afternoon: 13:30  - 16:00
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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See availability »
FREE changes
Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 8 10 12 13 16
Price in US$ 90 86 180 171 270 257 360 342 450 428 540 513 720 684 900 855 1080 1026 1170 1112 1440 1368
Price in ZAR 1453 2906 4359 5811 7264 8717 11622 14527 17433 18886 23244
Lessons focused on speaking fluency.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
2 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Afternoon: 13:30  - 16:00
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Exam Preparation
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FREE changes
Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 8 10 12 13 16
Price in US$ 259 247 518 493 777 739 1036 985 1295 1231 1554 1477 2072 1969 2590 2461 3108 2953 3367 3199 4144 3937
Price in ZAR 4181 8362 12542 16723 20903 25084 33445 41806 50167 54347 66889
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
3 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 12:40
Required minimum language level
Upper intermediate (B2) or higher
Exam fee
300 US$
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Note: All courses offered by Oxford English Academy, Cape Town can be reserved online with LanguageCourse.Net. In case a course is not listed above, just let us know.
Lesson duration: 50 minutes
School's administrative fee: 109.00 US$
Individual classesSingle individual lessons of tuition can be reserved at 30 US$. The combination of group and individual lessons is highly recommended. Individual lessons will encourage you to actively speak the foreign language and will offer you the opportunity to discuss individual problems and weaknesses.

Accommodation

weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week
Price in US$ 219 438 657 876 1095 1314 1533 1752 2190 2628 219
Price in ZAR 3721 7442 11163 14884 18605 22326 26047 29768 37210 44652 3721
Prices based on accommodation from Saturday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night:
32 US$ (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
15 minutes walking
Includes:
TV, Daily cleaning, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, Breakfast & 1 meal, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 16
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week
Price in US$ 189 378 567 756 945 1134 1323 1512 1890 2268 189
Price in ZAR 3212 6423 9634 12845 16057 19268 22479 25690 32113 38535 3212
Prices based on accommodation from Saturday to Saturday
Price per person
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy:
Double room (only for 2 people travelling together).
Distance from school:
15 minutes walking
Includes:
TV, Daily cleaning, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, Breakfast & 1 meal, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 16

Leisure activities

activity possibledistance from school
Cricket2 km
Dancing 
Diving 
Football (soccer)1 km
Golf15 km
Horse riding25 km
Mountainbiking25 km
Music 
Rugby2 km
Swimming2 km
Volleyball2 km

Brochures

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Photos

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  • Students chatting
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  • Cape Town beach day
    Cape Town beach day 4/18
  • Excursions
    Excursions 5/18
  • Oxford English Academy Social Programme
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  • Studying
    Studying 7/18
  • Learning
    Learning8/18
  • Oxford English Academy class
    Oxford English Academy class9/18
  • Cableway
    Cableway10/18
  • Making new friends
    Making new friends11/18
  • at the beach
    at the beach12/18
  • Cape of Good Hope
    Cape of Good Hope13/18
  • Student in accommodation
    Student in accommodation14/18
  • Accommodation in Cape Town
    Accommodation in Cape Town15/18
  • Hiking
    Hiking16/18
  • Students in Cape Town
    Students in Cape Town17/18
  • Seeing Cape Town
    Seeing Cape Town18/18

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    FAQ about Oxford English Academy, Cape Town

  • English courses at Oxford English Academy start at 86 US$ for Afternoon Conversation course with 10 lessons per week. When booking here you benefit from an exclusive discount.
  • Yes. The school offers pickup from Cape Town International Airport (39 US$)
  • Depending on the chosen course, the maximum number of students at Oxford English Academy varies from 12 students (Intenisve General English) to 12 students (Intenisve General English)
  • 100% of teachers at Oxford English Academy hold a university degree. 100% hold a recognized language teaching certificate.
  • The highest Nationality percentage at Oxford English Academy comes from Saudi Arabia with a 40% representation, followed by students from Brazil (20%) and France (20%).
  • Yes, there is an exclusive discount that only applies when booking online here.
  • Oxford English Academy offers courses from 16 years to 99. Average age is 21 during the summer and 21 for the rest of the year.
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