Bell Bloxham Summer Language School is a prestigious language school in the suburbs of Oxford. From the school it takes about half an hour drive to the center of the university city. Bell Bloxham is one of the oldest schools in Oxfordshire. It has been working since 1860. Today, the language school in the village of Bloxham is a one and a half century educational tradition school with modern technologies and teaching methods, a team of highly qualified teachers and a large number of motivated students from all over the world.
The school has a multinational and intercultural environment. In a large school family, each student is kindly received. Here all are united by one goal - to improve English skills. To study at school conveniently, comfortably and not boringly, it is not only standard academic studies in the best British traditions. The school is rightly proud of the richness of extracurricular and elective programs. Bell Bloxham School has a developed internal infrastructure. On campus, everything is necessary to achieve academic goals, exercise, creative development and quality leisure in your spare time.
Short information. A course for students wishing to learn or improve English without neglecting the entertainment component of the trip to Britain.
About the course. The program provides 25 lessons per week. Of these, 15 hours are devoted to learning English. The lessons are mainly about general topics. Materials are taken not only from classical textbooks. The focus is on public resources: the press, electronic media, etc. The training is conducted in the context of a communicative method with an emphasis on the development of oral communication skills. Also, in the lessons, students supplement their vocabulary, practice oral compilation and writing grammar structures, listening, reading.
10 hours weekly the program provides for outdoor activities. Students are offered various sports, creative groups and electives. In the evening, students continue to improve their language skills in the process of communication at recreational activities.
The combined course is convenient and efficient. The program provides a duration of training from 2 to 8 weeks (2, 4, 6.8)
Students age: 11 to 17 years old.
Start dates: June to August
Requirements for enrollment: English - from elementary to high level.
The result of the training: development of skills necessary for free communication in the language environment, acquaintance with the most interesting sights of Oxfordshire and the university centers of Britain.
Class size: an average of 6 people in the class
The duration of the lesson is 45 minutes.
Course price: from £ 1,250 per week.
All school services are included in the price (lessons, accommodation, meals, general transfer, certificate, pre-test for enrollment in an effective group, etc.). Registration, consular fees, insurance, travel organizer services, document processing (in particular, transfer), air tickets, individual needs of students (escort, transfer, pocket expenses) are paid additionally.
Brief information. A course for those wishing to improve English for academic purposes.
About the course. The program is offered to students preparing for the Cambridge ESOL. The course provides for an intensive language load. Students are offered 24 lessons per week. Classes are held from 9:30 to 16:30 daily. On Saturdays, morning sessions are available.
Classes are held in a classical academic setting. During the lessons, the students of the course study all the language aspects and carry out tasks similar to those encountered at Cambridge ESOL. In addition, in the training process, testing is conducted to determine the level of achievement.
The program allows students to develop not only skills of English, but also command, individual work. Students are given the opportunity to independently organize part of the educational process, plan a leisure program, while arguing their choice and solutions. All this contributes to the consolidation of the academic material passed and promotes the development of a valuable skill in English communication.
The intensive course is the most effective. The duration of the program is 2-4 weeks.
Students age: 13 - 17 years.
Start dates: July - August [ 999.28]
Requirements for admission: English - lower intermediate.
The result of the training: quality academic preparation for the exam, the development of common language skills and learning skills in the British educational environment.
Class size: 12 people (a possible maximum of 15 students).
The duration of the lesson: 45 minutes.
The cost of the course: from £ 2750 for 2 weeks.
The price includes the services of school teachers, enrollment testing, sightseeing programs, recreational activities, meals, accommodation, a certificate of completion of the course. Separately paid registration of documents, consular, registration fees, tickets, insurance, travel services. Additional funds must be provided for the student's personal needs (pocket expenses, etc.).
Students of the language school are offered accommodation in the residence. There is a double and single occupancy. Also students can live in large rooms for 6 people. Bathroom and all facilities in the residence are located on the floor. In the residence, children are under 24-hour supervision of adults. This in combination with the security system guarantees the safety of living in a student dormitory.
Board meals are offered to students of all language courses. During the excursion days, a hot lunch is replaced by a packed lunch.
Payment of lessons, accommodation, meals, general transfer, certificate, preliminary testing for enrollment in an effective group, etc. - all this is included in the course price:
Summer Active English - from £ 1,250 for a one-week course (minimum booking of 2 weeks)
International Study Preparation - From £ 2750 for 2 weeks
Extensive extracurricular program will not allow students to get bored. Students will enjoy daily entertainment activities (quizzes, creative evenings, sports events, etc.). Each week students are offered 2 excursions (one for the whole day and half a day). Among the priority areas are London, Oxford, Birmingham, Stratford-upon-Avon. Also, language school students often choose an excursion to the legendary Castle Warwick.
The daily routine
English classes take place in the morning. After lunch, excursion trips and recreational activities are offered to students.
The language school of Bell Bloxham occupies a vast territory with picturesque gardens. The campus includes educational buildings, a residence, sports infrastructure. The main building housed classrooms, a library, a computer center. In the sports complex, students are offered an indoor swimming pool, an athletic hall, a climbing wall. There are also several playgrounds on the school grounds.
Programs of travelling, social events, transfer from the airport and back, insurance - all this is already included in the course price
Required documents, depending on the type of institution:
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