ATTENTION: IN THE SUMMER OF 2016, COURSES WILL NOT BE HELD IN THIS CENTER. WE OFFER THE BEST ALTERNATIVE OPTION IN THE LOS ANGELES AREA: Embasi Los Angeles Northridge
Embasi Summer School Los Angeles Occidental College College) takes place in June-August. Oriented programs Embassy Summer Los Angeles Occidental College for students 11 - 17 years. They allow you to combine learning and learning in California.
Occidental College is a campus on picturesque hills in the trendy "city of angels" area. It includes several buildings in the Mediterranean style, an open amphitheater, several park areas. The summer school at the college is suitable for those who want to plunge into the atmosphere of inimitable Los Angeles, find new friends, get acquainted with the sights of the Californian region.
Location: Occidental College, Eagle Rock, Los Angeles
The Embassy Summer training takes into account the different levels of knowledge of students and allows you to improve English in a relaxed atmosphere and learn more about the other Country. Small international groups and specially trained teachers will allow you to communicate only in English during your stay.
The effectiveness of teaching students at both the beginner and advanced levels is guaranteed by dividing into the appropriate groups from Beginner (Elementary) to Advanced (highest level).
Teachers of the school use methods for the preparation of foreign students and have passed certification for teaching English as a foreign language. Headed the school of Director of Studies, whose experience and skills allow for the effective organization of training.
School classes are conducted for 4 hours per school day, but not more than 15 lessons per week. The rest of the time, children spend outside classes, studying English informally. During the classes, teachers pay great attention to listening, oral training and lexical stock expansion.
In each class there are up to 15 students from different countries, which forces children to speak in understandable English. Textbooks and necessary allowances Embassy Summer provides on the first day of admission. The technical level of the school allows you to use computers, video equipment, projectors in classrooms, which makes the lessons more diverse and interesting.
Usually training courses start on Sunday, except for public holidays. The first lesson students attend on Monday. Before starting the training, all applicants pass the screening test for distribution by groups. In Embassy Summer check the basic stock of words, the ability to understand speech and answer written questions.
Children spend extra-hour time in entertainment and leisure. An additional opportunity to learn English in a pleasant atmosphere was the Culture Club of the school. Thematic lectures in the club end with lively discussion and fascinating discussions. Students record in the course of the lecturer's narrative and use new knowledge to improve spoken language. To interest children, as the main topics are selected geographical places, where excursions are planned. In some lectures, children discuss famous personalities and their role in history. Visiting Culture Club allows you to improve your understanding of English by ear and prepares for the exam.
Courses provide a sufficient level of knowledge to pass the CEFR exam. This is a voluntary oral test of knowledge developed at Trinity College (UK). Scores on the 12-point system allow you to certify any level of students - from elementary to advanced. A tete-a-tete conversation with the examiner shows an understanding of speech by ear and the ability to speak correctly.
Those wishing to enroll in English courses at Trinity College must complete a simple registration on the site and, if necessary, make an inquiry for an English exam in the CEFR system. Reservation is possible until 30 May.
Cost: $ 1295 per week (with accommodation in the residence, the "Standard" class).
Students of Embassy Summer Los Angeles Occidental College are offered standard rooms in dormitories. Double rooms are most often available. Conveniences are in common use, as well as rest rooms, kitchens, laundry. The hostel and campus are guarded around the clock. This helps ensure the safety of students.
Travel time to major airports and train stations
The school is 45 minutes drive from Los Angeles Airport (LAX).
English classes, activities (including Board games and creative events), accommodation, meals (three times a day, during tours dry rations are given), compulsory excursions - all this is already included in the course price:residence (single room, conveniences in common use) - $ 1295 / week.
The entertainment program at the school is represented by sports (football, tennis, baseball, basketball, kickball, ultimate frisbee), dances, crafts, art, adventure events, local excursions. In the evening, students are invited to visit a disco, evaluate novelties of the cinema, participate in a talent show.
There are also 3 off-site excursions every week. They are included in the cost of the curriculum. Students can visit Pasadena, Griffith Observatory, Los Angeles Zoo, aquarium, beaches from Malibu to Germosa, Hollywood studios, numerous shopping centers of the city.
The training classes at Embassy Summer Los Angeles Occidental College are equipped with interactive technology. From the sports infrastructure on the territory there is a swimming pool, basketball courts, a baseball field. The campus also includes a school cafeteria, known as The Marketplace, which offers a rich selection of main courses and an unlimited number of desserts. Also the school has its own shops (book, souvenir, etc.).
The Internet on campus is available in the computer room and throughout the hostel.
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.