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  • This is Oxford,

  • the city with the oldest and most respected university in the UK.

  • King Henry II founded the first university here in 1167.

  • Steeped in academic history, Oxford is an enchanting city, known as

  • "the city of dreaming spires."

  • Here you walk in the footsteps of famous Oxford alumni including 6 historic kings,

  • 26 British prime ministers, and over 40 Nobel Prize winners.

  • At the top of Headington Hill, close to the beautiful South Park,

  • sits the campus of EF Oxford.

  • Here students from all over the world live and study in comfortable,

  • newly renovated buildings.

  • The classrooms, multimedia iLabs and auditorium offer

  • a great environment for learning.

  • The social meeting areas are the student lounges and the cafeteria, serving

  • English food such as "fish and chips" as well as international food.

  • The lounges and self-study areas are fully equipped with free Wi-Fi

  • internet access for our students.

  • EF has developed the Efekta System, a teaching method that helps you progress

  • much faster with your English.

  • On arrival at school we ask that you do a placement test to assure that you get

  • to study with students of the same level.

  • Study materials include everything from specially developed books to multimedia

  • language labs called "iLabs" - and even films you can watch on your iPod!

  • As well as general English classes, you can choose specific interest classes in

  • topics that appeal to you,

  • such as business English, media studies, or exam preparation.

  • EF Oxford offers university placement services for students who wish to go to

  • university in the UK.

  • My name is Ruth Chambers and I'm the School Director for EF at Oxford.

  • I've been working for EF for 10 years and was previously the School Director in London.

  • Here at EF Oxford we are able to offer students a choice of either host family

  • or on-site campus residential accommodation.

  • Staying with a local host family is an excellent way to get to know the British lifestyle

  • and to practice your English.

  • For students who prefer a more independent lifestyle,

  • EF offers comfortable accommodation right here on campus, in single or shared rooms.

  • Every EF school has an Activities Office where we arrange fun things to do

  • after class such as sports and excursions.

  • First of all you'll probably want to check out the historic city.

  • If you've seen the Harry Potter movies, the Christ Church dining hall

  • and other places may seem familiar to you.

  • These buildings were used for the filming, appearing as the Hogwart's school.

  • Enjoy the cool cafes in the city centre and fun student traditions such as

  • "punting" on the river.

  • In this student city there's always a lot going on!

  • EF also arranges trips to famous places such as Stonehenge, Cambridge, and

  • Shakespeare's Stratford-upon-Avon.

  • London is less than an hour away by train so it's easy to go shopping and

  • sightseeing in the capital.

  • Or, enjoy a musical in London's West End!

  • Last week, I went to London.

  • And I went to the Madame Tussauds museum.

  • It was very nice. I loved it!

  • I took lots of pictures of my friends and the sculptures.

  • You can go to museums, to parks, to castles. You can do everything here.

  • You can party, you can go to pubs, it's very nice being here.

  • Would you like to study at a great school where you can rapidly improve your

  • English, and enjoy student life in a historic university town?

  • Welcome to EF Oxford!

This is Oxford,

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