Alpadia Berlin-Wannsee is a language school for teenagers in one of the most picturesque districts of Berlin. The training center is in Grunewald, half an hour's drive from the center of the capital. The language school of Alpadia Berlin-Wannsee stands on the shore of Lake Wannsee. The lake climate and the resort atmosphere are the distinctive features of the Grünewald area. Learn German here is offered in a calm, peaceful environment, without haste and stress.
During the training, students can not only improve the general language skills, adjust or put the pronunciation, but also have a great rest. A lot of extracurricular activities are offered to their attention. Excursions around Berlin will allow you to get acquainted with the history, culture, architecture of Germany. Walking on river trams along Wannsee - admire the picturesque lake scenery. Also students are expected to have sports and cultural events.
Short information . A German course of 20 to 25 lessons per week, designed for 1 to 3 weeks (maximum 7 weeks), for those who want to get acquainted with colorful Berlin, spend the summer at the lake, make new friends.
About the course. The curriculum provides for the development of basic competences: speaking, writing, reading, listening to German. Lessons in the form of interactive are dynamic. Students are waiting for an intensive language practice, a lot of interesting projects. Everyone during schooling receives the necessary amount of attention from the teachers - German speakers.
The age of students : 13 to 17 years.
Start dates : 28.06 - 04.07 / 05.07 - 11.07 / 12.07 - 18.07 / 19.07 - 25.07 / 26.07 - 01.08 / 02.08 - 08.08 / 09.08 - August 15, 2015 (check in is Sunday, departure is Saturday).
Requirements for crediting : German - from A1.
Learning outcomes : vocabulary expansion, acquisition of communication skills, improvement of knowledge in the field of German grammar and vocabulary, the practice of communicating in German in everyday life.
Class size : up to 12 people.
The length of the lesson is : 45 minutes.
The cost of : from EUR 805 per week for the standard course (20 lessons per week) and from EUR860 per week for an intensive course (25 lessons per week).
The price includes accommodation in full board, 24-hour observation of children, training, study materials, entrance test, student card (ticket) , Welcome services, pocket money service, certificate of passing the course, standard leisure program (except for additional options: tennis, contemporary art, theatrical art - from 90 euros per week).
Students are offered full board accommodation. Accommodation is available in the residence in four-bed rooms. Each of them is equipped with necessary furniture, amenities. In general, there is a living room, a rest room.
Food is full board.
The students are offered a rich extra-curricular program. Weekly for students organized tours of Berlin (architectural, museum, shopping direction), the palace Charlottenburg, the park "Tropical Island". Additionally, the students of the school can see the sights of Portsmouth and other German cities in the framework of thematic trips. There are also excursions to Paris and London.
Extra-curricular activities on the school grounds are held 5 days a week. Students can choose any of the proposed types of outdoor activities and sports. Alpadia Berlin-Wannsee offers basketball, badminton, volleyball, football, swimming, mini golf, floorball, handball, table tennis as part of the main program. There are also beach games on the shore of Lake Wannsee.
Additional extracurricular program includes art (paid design seminars), applied art (trainings, creative work in mini-groups), tennis (classes for beginners and professionals).
The daily routine
The summer school schedule is flexible. Lessons are mostly held in the morning, in the afternoon.
The school occupies a beautiful building on the shore of the lake. In the building there are training classes equipped with computer, interactive equipment, a computer center, a student lounge, a terrace. There is also a residence in the building. To arrange meals for students of the summer school is equipped with a spacious cozy dining room. Wireless internet is available on site.
The summer camp is open from June to August. Start dates of shifts: 05.07 - 11.07 / 12.07 - 18.07 / 19.07 - 25.07 / 26.07 - 01.08 / 02.08 - 08.08 / 09.08 - 15.08.2015.
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