Online Pre-Sessional English Course

Course Dates

On enrolment you receive a welcome pack with a scheme of work, an email address and extensive technical guides on how to take part in your lessons.

    • 6-Week Course:20th September – 29th October
      1st November – 10th December
      8th November – 17th December
    • 12-Week Course

20th September – 10th December

    • 16-Week Course

30th August – 17th December


Course Outcomes

Our online Pre-Sessional English course will improve your understanding and use of the English language and academic skills for university-level study. At the end of your course you will have improved in the following areas:

  • Writing – write opinion essays on a variety of topics and develop writing process strategies to produce coherent texts.
  • Reading – demonstrate a thorough reading comprehension using a variety of reading subskills and ability to think critically when responding to a variety of texts.
  • Speaking – express oneself effectively and improve presentation skills.
  • Listening – know how to navigate digital tools such as a VLE and communicate with peers and teachers online.
  • Digital Literacy – know how to navigate digital tools such as a VLE and communicate with peers and teachers online.
  • Mediation – gain ability to work collaboratively with peers, evaluate one’s work critically and engage actively in academic settings.


Course Structure

The course is structured with four key components listed below. Our course will prepare you for university-level study and in addition to live classes, you are recommended to spend at least two hours per day on your extended and self-study.

  • Live classes: Run on the Zoom platform and led by our teachers
  • Extended study: Access homework and assigned group tasks with other students.
  • Self-study: Access to additional practice and study resources
  • Assignments: In addition to homework you will have weekly assignments.


Course Features

  1. Access to Microsoft Teams to share assignments, feedback and materials.
  2. Extended study with peers outside the classroom via Microsoft Teams.
  3. Unique guided self study via Oxford International’s Virtual Learning Campus (VLC) for up to 3 months after the course.
  4. Access to VLE extension for skills focus.
  5. Ongoing teacher and group feedback and assessment on performance.
  6. All lessons are recorded and available to be reviewed later.
  7. Final assessments.


Sample Timetable: UK time

    • Week 1:Monday : 8:30 to 9:30 am Induction and 10:00 to 11:30 am live class
      Tuesday : Live Class (10:00-11:30)
      Wednesday: Live Class (10:00-11:30)
      Thursday: Live Class (10:00-11:30)
      Friday : Live Class (10:00 -11:30)
    • Week 2-6:

Monday : Live Class (10:00 to 11:30)
Tuesday : Live Class (10:00-11:30)
Wednesday : Live Class (10:00-11:30)
Thursday : Live Class (10:00-11:30)
Friday : Live Class (10:00 -11:30)


Our online Pre-Sessional English course has been designed to help you achieve the English language score required for admission to a UK university. What makes our course different is that we strengthen your abilities through additional academic-enriched course materials. Our course is delivered entirely online and includes a comprehensive amount of live teaching time with our teachers based in the UK.

100% of students think the course materials are engaging and varied.
80% of students think that the amount of self study tasks is perfect.
70% of students say they are ‘Very Satisfied’ with the course.