Course overview

This course focuses on improving your pronunciation and the pronunciation features that are important for communicating in English in academic and professional situations. By the end of this course, you will feel more confident speaking in English in a variety of contexts. Learners will receive extra support with pronunciation through individual tutorials and suggestions for further self-study.

Learning outcomes

  • Understand the phonemic chart and English sounds 
  • Be able to more effectively link words and sounds 
  • Be able to divide what you say into meaningful elements through chunking and pausing 
  • Understand English intonation and be able to vary your voice and sound friendly 
  • Use stress in words, phrases and sentences  

A certificate of attendance is available upon request if you have attended at least 80% of the course

Timetable Trinity Term 2020

  Course Day of week and time Date of first class Date of final class
Not open for enrolment Pronunciation Tuesdays 15:00 - 17:00 05 May 2020 09 June 2020
Not open for enrolment Pronunciation  Thursdays 15:00 - 17:00 07 May 2020 11 June 2020
Not open for enrolment Pronunciation Fridays 09:00 - 11:00 08 May 2020 12 June 2020



Enrolment information

For Learners with an Oxford University SSO (Single Sign-On) simply click on the enrol button next to the class that you wish to join. 

For Learners without an Oxford University SSO, or who are not members of the University, please email with the following details:

  • Full name
  • Email address and phone number
  • The name of the course you wish to study
  • The start date and time of the course
  • Your connection to Oxford University, if any (to determine course fee)

We will then provisionally enrol you onto the course and send you a link to the Oxford University Online Store for payment. Once payment is received we will confirm your place on the course. 

Course structure

  • Taught in weeks 3-7 of term
  • Classes per week: 1
  • Length of class: 2 hours
  • Total hours of tuition per term: 15 hours plus 1-to-1 tutorials

Course fees