The language summer school Alpadia Biarritz is located in the picturesque town of Saint-Pi-sur-Nivelle. The city is located 13 kilometers from one of the most famous French sea resorts - Biarritz. The educational building of Alpadia Biarritz overlooks the sea and mountains.
But the convenient location is not the only advantage of the language training center. Its main advantage is the atmosphere. In the Biarritz language school, each student feels comfortable. There are ideal conditions for studying French, recreation and sports. Summer courses in the camp are an excellent choice for a teenager. In the school curriculum, academicity and dynamics are combined. This makes it effective and interesting.
Short information . The general French course, designed for 1 - 6 weeks for active students.
About the course . The vacation program provides for the choice of academic load. Students are offered courses with 20 and 25 lessons per week. Foreign teenagers are expected to have interactive programs aimed at developing communication skills. It also provides for the study of general vocabulary, grammar. Included in the curriculum and the practice of reading, writing, listening. A comprehensive approach to learning and the dynamism of the program allows Alpadia Biarritz students to progress quickly in the study of French.
The age of students : 13 - 17.
Start dates : 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.
Admission requirements : French at the primary, intermediate, advanced level.
Learning outcomes : development of general language skills, the ability to apply the knowledge gained in practice, the experience of communication in the language environment, the acquisition of confidence in the conversation in French on everyday topics.
Class size : up to 12 people.
The length of the lesson is : 45 minutes.
Cost : from EUR 750 per week for the standard course (20 lessons per week) and from EUR 810 per week for the 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 storage service, certificate of passage, standard Leisure program (except for additional options: tennis, cooking - 90 euros per week, horse riding - 100 euros per week, water sports - 190 euros per week).
Accommodation is organized in a residence in the school building. Students are accommodated in cozy furnished triple rooms with private facilities. In general, there are rest rooms, self-training.
Meals are organized boarding, three meals a day. Hot breakfasts, lunches and dinners are served in the school cafeteria.
Extra-curricular activities are numerous and varied. The basic package includes weekly excursions to the Museum of Oceanography, the Museum of Chocolate in Biarritz, the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, the Adventure Park, the Basque Museum in the Bayonne, the Caves de Sar, San Sebastian, Saint-Jean-de-Luz. Also, students are offered a wide range of sports activities. Fans of outdoor activities choose football, volleyball, basketball, handball in the summer school. Mini golf, table tennis are also available. Students pay special attention to water sports.
The premium package of extracurricular activities includes three areas:
Flexible school schedule provides the opportunity to attend French lessons in the morning and afternoon.
The Alpadia Biarritz school has an extensive classroom. In each class there is an interactive technique, Wi-Fi is available. The recreation area includes a TV room, a billiard room, a lounge with a cafe, a hall with table football. Sports infrastructure is represented by a gym and several playgrounds.
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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- 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)
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- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively
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- 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
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