Summer School TVSS is one of the largest and most famous British organizers of vacation language courses for foreigners. The programs are held in July-August on the basis of prestigious boarding schools of the country. Thames Valley Summer School today is an excellent quality of teaching, comfortable accommodation. In addition, the school provides its students with the opportunity to combine their studies with cognitive, active rest, and creativity.
TVSS on the basis of Epsom College is the best choice for children who want to improve their English and get to know the sights of the capital region of England. The educational institution is located a few minutes walk from the center of Epsom and 22 kilometers from the British capital. To study in one of the oldest colleges in England is comfortable, interesting. Here, every child will be able to achieve language progress in communicating with native English speakers and be realized in sports, creativity.
Brief information. Vacation program for those who want to practice their English, find new friends, get to know the sights of Britain.
About the course. Summer 2 - 4-week English course with an emphasis on speaking requires the study of general vocabulary, grammar. Language practice begins with the first lesson. In addition to spoken, children improve written English, the skills of understanding speech. In the process, students are preparing for Trinity Examination. The load provided by the vacation program is 25 hours / week. (4 lessons per day). This allows students to combine study and sports, creativity, cognitive recreation in England.
Students age: 10 to 16.
Starting dates: 02.07. - 29.07 (duration 2 - 4 weeks)
Requirements for admission: English at the primary level.
The result of the training: improving English, effective preparation for Trinity Examination, passing the exam for a high score.
Class size: up to 15 students.
Duration of the lesson: 40 minutes.
Cost: £ 2005 (2 weeks), £ 2885 (3 Weeks), £ 3,845 (4 weeks).
The price includes: a study program, study materials, a certificate at the end of the program and the exam, full day excursions once a week, lunch activities 6 times a week, including 1 time a week excursion to London and other cities for half a day, as well as lunch recreational activities, 7 times a week evening activities, accommodation in the school, meals 3 times a day, gi laundry.
Students are offered accommodation in a residence on campus. Here the children are under 24-hour supervision of the employees of the educational institution. Foreigners live in 1-2-bed rooms. Several rooms in the residence are designed for 3-4 residents. In the hostel, the rooms are cleaned daily. Laundry children can use once a week. In general use of students in the residence are showers (one for 6 people), lounges with TV, cafeteria.
Three meals a day are offered. Additionally, students can purchase sweets and drinks in the cafeteria.
Every day, students are offered sports events (team games: football, rugby, cricket, volleyball, basketball, swimming, golf, tennis), interactive English learning in an informal setting (during study visits, barbecues, picnics, quizzes, P.). In the evening, show programs and discos are organized.
The Thames Valley Summer School summer course is not limited to this. Students are offered fascinating excursions (2 each week). They give an opportunity to visit London, Brighton, Oxford, Canterbury, Windsor, other interesting places in England.
Students of the school are offered morning sessions. Day time is reserved for self-training, sports, creativity. A bright entertainment program awaits all students in the evening.
The lessons take place in the spacious auditoriums of the main building. At the disposal of students is a computer classroom, rest room. Students of summer courses can use the sports infrastructure of the college. It is represented by a 25-meter indoor swimming pool, 18 tennis courts, several gyms. For creative development on campus also has everything you need. An art center has been opened for students.
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