Courses at the language school at the University of Manhattan Pace - an excellent opportunity to spend the summer in New York. Programs for students of 14 - 18 years are traditionally held in June-August. In the summer school on the One Pace Plaza campus, effective teaching and fun activities are guaranteed.
Embasi Summer School New York Manhattan-Pace is the choice of lovers of dynamic urban life. Staying in school allows students to discover new faces of the financial district of New York every day.
Location: Manhattan Pace University, New York
The lessons at the Embassy Summer School are designed for students of all ages and different levels of knowledge. The accelerated course will allow you to practice your English in a comfortable and pleasant language environment, combining training and interesting trips around the country.
Children with Beginner are assigned to the appropriate groups and can start training from scratch. For those who know the language at Advanced level, the school provides an opportunity to deepen practical skills and practice oral speech.
High level of education is provided by the professional staff of the school. Teachers are trained to work with foreign students and use modern teaching practices to learn English as a foreign language. The management of the school and administration of all training programs is entrusted to the Director of Studies.
Children are engaged in classrooms up to 4 hours a day, and the weekly workload includes 15 hours of lessons. The rest of the time, mentors and curators organize leisure activities for students and engage in useful activities and developing communication.
The personal attention of the Embassy Summer teacher can be given to every child, since in one group, English is studied by not more than 15 children. At the same time the school tries to unite students from different countries to exclude communication in their native language.
The school provides auxiliary literature during classes, and when doing different exercises, it is envisaged to use computers and projectors. The operation of modern technology and the study of video lessons simplifies the conduct of listening and quickens conversational skills.
The training starts on Monday, and the children are populated one day earlier, on Sunday.
The first lesson begins with an introductory test to determine the level of the student and directing him to the desired class. At Embassy Summer, children take a test that reveals written skills, an interview (oral language skills) and vocabulary.
In their spare time students attend entertaining and educational events. Participation in the club of amateurs of culture allows to improve spoken language and learn more about the country. Subjects of discussion are bright personalities or unusual places. Before any trip, children mentally travel to new lands and learn about the distinctive features of culture. Lectures in Culture Club not only dive a guest into a new world with original traditions, but also allow you to debate in English, understand by ear and memorize new words.
It is possible to measure the success of the training on the courses thanks to the Trinity College exam. During his surrender, the student is assessed the level of understanding of speaking, the ability to answer examiner questions and vocabulary. Knowledge testing is available for all levels of learning and measures the student's skills in 12 points. The assessment meets the CEFR standard adopted in the EU.
The school offers Trinity Exam on a voluntary basis, but most of the students at Embassy Summer are happy to write to it, since it involves international standards in English learning. The desire to take Trinity Exam is indicated when booking school. The deadline for the exam is May 30.
Cost: $ 1560 per week (accommodation in the residence, the "Standard" class).
Accommodation is offered at the residence a couple of minutes walk from the educational building. There are available rooms for several people. Facilities, kitchens, laundry are in common use. The hostel is guarded around the clock. The phones of the security service are notified to the students at the settlement.
Travel time to major airports and train stations:
50 minutes from the school, you can get from Newark airport (EWR) and John F. Kennedy (JFK).
English lessons, activities (including table games and creative activities), accommodation, meals (three times a day, during tours dry rations are given), compulsory excursions - all this is already included in the course price:
In the afternoon, sports are offered at the school (baseball, football, mini Olympic games), competitions like "American Idol".
In the evening discos, fashion shows, screenings, theatrical shows are organized.
The program of the Embassy Summer New York - Manhattan-Pace course also includes 5 local excursions and 1 exit. Entrance tickets to museums, galleries, etc. Students do not pay. They pay only for traveling by bus or subway. Among the popular excursions, priority is the 5th Avenue, MoMA, amusement parks, water parks, shopping centers. Field trips give students the opportunity to visit Washington, Boston, to see Niagara Falls.
The equipment of Embassy Summer New York - Manhattan-Pace is presented by classrooms, computer class with free Internet, indoor gym, spacious self-service dining room, game rooms and rest rooms.
Required documents, depending on the type of institution:
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|Language courses, schools and children's language camps||Primary and secondary education - private schools||Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education||Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA|
| - we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs) |
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
| - we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program, |
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
| - we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program, |
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively
| - recommended submission one year before the start of the program, |
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.