Embasi Bedford Summer School less than an hour from London accepts students from June to August. Programs at Embassy Summer Bedford are offered to students 11 - 17 years old. The Summer Center is based at the University of Bedfordshire. It is located on the Polhill campus, modernized and equipped with modern computer, language equipment. In addition, Polhill Campus has a developed internal infrastructure. It includes an educational building, a hostel, several sports facilities, a theater studio.
Embassy Summer Bedford is an excellent place to focus on learning English. In the countryside, nothing distracts students from the educational process. At the same time, from the campus not far from the city center, this makes it possible to organize interesting leisure activities.
Teaching at Embassy Summer will allow for a short course to learn English more thoroughly and learn how to communicate freely with English speaking people. Small groups (up to 15 pupils) will allow to pass the study with the constant support of teachers and actively improve the language skills.
Admission to the school is possible with any level: from elementary to high. To encourage communication in English, students are recruited from different countries. Classes are planned in such a way that children have time for leisure. Each week, lessons last 15 hours of study, a day is provided for no more than 4 hours for training.
The educational process of the school is led by a highly professional director who forms and supervises the implementation of the curriculum. Teaching staff consists of teachers who have successfully passed certification for teaching English to foreigners.
The school provides all students with the necessary textbooks and additional materials. During the classes, children watch video lessons, use modern technology to conduct auditions. The school provides access to computers and the Internet.
Arrival of groups takes place on Sunday, and the first lessons begin on Monday. Start classes with determining the level of each child. Participation in tests for the control of written literacy and lexical stock is mandatory. After this, students are sent for an oral interview and are added to the lists of a certain group.
For the introduction of a variety in the cultural life of the students, the school established the Culture Club, designed to acquaint children with many aspects of local and world culture in the form of fascinating lectures. Before all trips, children are told about the memorable and historic places that they will see, offer to study independently those regions and hold a discussion of the most amazing corners. The club helps the children not only learn a new country for them, but also quickly improve their conversational language, because all disputes and discussions in the club are conducted exclusively in English.
High achievement after training can be confirmed in an examination developed at Trinity College. The highest score is 12 points, and the examination itself is in the form of an interview. The child in conversation with the teacher confirms the skills of understanding oral speech and demonstrates the ability to answer questions. Examination standard CEFR takes into account the success of students from Beginner level to Advanced Advanced.
It is necessary to reserve a place to study at Embassy Summer before May 30, indicating the need for the final Examination Trinity Exam.
The cost of the course:
The students of the courses are offered accommodation in a student residence. Accommodation is possible in standard single rooms (conveniences are in common use: a bathroom for 5 people) and rooms with private bathroom.
Travel time to major airports and train stations:
English classes, activities (Including table games and creative activities), accommodation, meals (three times a day, during excursions a dry ration is given out), compulsory excursions - all this is already included in the course price:
The entertainment program at Embassy Summer Bedford includes daytime and evening activities. During the day, students can play sports (football, English bass, volleyball, baseball, cricket, aerobics), art, visit Bedford Park and Priory Marina. In the evening, students are offered karaoke, discos, quizzes, various shows (from dance to fashion shows), comic competitions.
The excursion program is also available at the school. Activities included in the cost of training are held weekly. Students are offered two trips to London and one extra for the capital region. Among the most popular destinations, except London with its endless succession of galleries and museums, is Cambridge University, Shakespeare's Stratford-on-Avon. Also often students choose excursions to the famous chocolate factory of Cadbury, in Woburn Safari Park, Top-park.
The school's base is represented by an academic building, two gyms, a dance studio, several playgrounds, a swimming pool 15 minutes walk from the campus, a modern dining room. There is also a coffee bar in the summer. Access to the computer class is organized on certain days of the week. At any time, students can use the relaxation room with TV.
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