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Geneva International House Language School

Address: Rue de Lausanne 72
Official representatives. Submission of documents and admission free of charge

Description Geneva International House Language School

  • Founded: in 1974
  • Location: Geneva, Switzerland
  • Number of students: 500 people
  • Age of students: 15+ years
  • Language of instruction: English, French, Italian, Spanish, German
  • Dates of work: year-round.

An extensive international network of language schools International House - it's the highest standards, modern equipment and qualified teachers with a great work experience. The Geneva Language School International House Geneva (opened in 1974) offers a variety of group and individual language courses: the institution is accredited by the British Council, the educational Swiss agency EDUQUA and the examination board of Edexcel.

At International House Geneva, students can study English or French, as well as take individual lessons - English, French, Spanish, Italian or German. Also there is an opportunity to prepare for exams (the DELF B2 course is popular), corporate programs with deep audit for each student are offered. Groups include from 4 to 10 people (except, of course, individual lessons): every year more than 500 students and representatives of more than 100 international companies and corporations are engaged in International House Geneva.

In total, the school employs more than 300 teachers: more than half of them are native speakers of the French language and holders of higher education, all without exception are accredited for teaching French as a foreign language and other courses. Teachers constantly improve their qualifications, pass useful trainings, seminars and master classes: the clients of the language school, if they work as teachers of a foreign language, will also be able to take part in the programs of professional development.

Programs and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Geneva International House Language School

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
Annual
18+
from 506 $ / week

Intensive French course

  • Duration: 1-52 weeks (year-round)
  • Intensity: 15 lessons per week
  • Groups: up to 10 people
  • Age of students: 18+ years.

The program is aimed at a comprehensive improvement of all language skills and knowledge:

  • Grammar
  • Reading
  • Auditing (listening comprehension)
  • Vocabulary (active expansion of vocabulary)
  • Written speech
  • Oral speech (spoken English)
  • Phonetics (correct pronunciation, accent correction)
  • Improve communication skills.

Classes start every Monday and are held all year round - you can choose a duration of 1 to 52 weeks. The intensity of the classes is 15 lessons per week (each for 60 minutes, Monday-Friday), from 9 to 12 hours in groups of 8-10 people. The program is intended for students from 18 years old, the average age of students is 25 years.

The course is available for students with any initial level of knowledge - from Beginner to Advanced: at the end of the training each is issued with a corporate certificate indicating achievements and successes.

The cost of training depends on the chosen program, subject and intensity (the minimum price is indicated, please check with your manager for details):

  • Intensive French course = from $ 506 / week
  • Intensive English course = from $ 507 / week
  • Individual lessons (English, French, German, Italian, Spanish) = from $ 1239 / week
  • Preparation for the exam DELF B2 = from $ 1239 / week.
Annual
15+
from 1 239 $ / 10 lessons

Individual lessons of French

  • Duration: 1-49 weeks (year-round)
  • Intensity: 10 lessons per week
  • Groups: 1 people
  • Age of students: 15+ years.

Individual lessons are the fastest and most effective way to fill any gaps in knowledge: the subject of lessons is fully adapted to the specific student.

Classes are held all year round and are available for students 15+ years with any initial level of knowledge - you can start any convenient Monday of the year. The intensity is 10 lessons weekly (60 minutes each), the program can be combined with any other school course.

The cost of training depends on the chosen program, subject and intensity (the minimum price is indicated, please check with your manager for details):

  • Intensive French course = from $ 506 / week
  • Intensive English course = from $ 507 / week
  • Individual lessons (English, French, German, Italian, Spanish) = from $ 1239 / week
  • Preparation for the exam DELF B2 = from $ 1239 / week.
Annual
17+
from 507 $ / week

Intensive English course

  • Duration: 1-52 weeks (year-round)
  • Intensity: 15 lessons per week
  • Groups: up to 10 people
  • Age of students: 17+ years.

The program is year-round (you can book a course from 1 to 52 weeks and start on any convenient Monday) and is offered to students with any initial level of knowledge - from Beginner to Advanced). The course for students from 17 years and older: in summer the average age of students is 25 years, in the rest of the year - 28-30 years. Classes are conducted from Monday to Friday from 9 to 12 hours every day (total 15 lessons of 60 minutes each); groups include up to 8-10 people.

The program is aimed at a comprehensive improvement of all language skills and knowledge:

  • Grammar
  • Reading
  • Auditing (listening comprehension)
  • Vocabulary (active expansion of vocabulary)
  • Written speech
  • Oral speech (spoken English)
  • Phonetics (correct pronunciation, accent correction)
  • Improve communication skills.

At the end of the course each student receives a corporate certificate indicating his personal achievements and successes.

The cost of training depends on the chosen program, subject and intensity (the minimum price is indicated, please check with your manager for details):

  • Intensive French course = from $ 506 / week
  • Intensive English course = from $ 507 / week
  • Individual lessons (English, French, German, Italian, Spanish) = from $ 1239 / week
  • Preparation for the exam DELF B2 = from $ 1239 / week.
Annual
15+
from 1 239 $ / 10 lessons

Individual English lessons

  • Duration: 1-49 weeks (year-round)
  • Intensity: 10 lessons per week
  • Groups: 1 people
  • Age of students: 15+ years.

Individual lessons are the fastest and most effective way to fill any gaps in knowledge: the subject of lessons is fully adapted to the specific student.

Classes are held all year round and are available for students 15+ years with any initial level of knowledge - you can start any convenient Monday of the year. The intensity is 10 lessons weekly (60 minutes each), the program can be combined with any other school course.

The cost of training depends on the chosen program, subject and intensity (the minimum price is indicated, please check with your manager for details):

  • Intensive French course = from $ 506 / week
  • Intensive English course = from $ 507 / week
  • Individual lessons (English, French, German, Italian, Spanish) = from $ 1239 / week
  • Preparation for the exam DELF B2 = from $ 1239 / week.
Annual
15+
from 1 239 $ / 10 lessons

Individual lessons of Spanish

  • Duration: 1-49 weeks (year-round)
  • Intensity: 10 lessons per week
  • Groups: 1 people
  • Age of students: 15+ years.

Individual lessons are the fastest and most effective way to fill any gaps in knowledge: the subject of lessons is fully adapted to the specific student.

Classes are held all year round and are available for students 15+ years with any initial level of knowledge - you can start any convenient Monday of the year. The intensity is 10 lessons weekly (60 minutes each), the program can be combined with any other school course.

The cost of training depends on the chosen program, subject and intensity (the minimum price is indicated, please check with your manager for details):

  • Intensive French course = from $ 506 / week
  • Intensive English course = from $ 507 / week
  • Individual lessons (English, French, German, Italian, Spanish) = from $ 1239 / week
  • Preparation for the exam DELF B2 = from $ 1239 / week.
Annual
15+
from 1 239 $ / 10 lessons

Individual Italian lessons

  • Duration: 1-49 weeks (year-round)
  • Intensity: 10 lessons per week
  • Groups: 1 people
  • Age of students: 15+ years.

Individual lessons are the fastest and most effective way to fill any gaps in knowledge: the subject of lessons is fully adapted to the specific student.

Classes are held all year round and are available for students 15+ years with any initial level of knowledge - you can start any convenient Monday of the year. The intensity is 10 lessons weekly (60 minutes each), the program can be combined with any other school course.

The cost of training depends on the chosen program, subject and intensity (the minimum price is indicated, please check with your manager for details):

  • Intensive French course = from $ 506 / week
  • Intensive English course = from $ 507 / week
  • Individual lessons (English, French, German, Italian, Spanish) = from $ 1239 / week
  • Preparation for the exam DELF B2 = from $ 1239 / week.
Annual
15+
from 1 239 $ / 10 lessons

Individual German lessons

  • Duration: 1-49 weeks (year-round)
  • Intensity: 10 lessons per week
  • Groups: 1 people
  • Age of students: 15+ years.

Individual lessons are the fastest and most effective way to fill any gaps in knowledge: the subject of lessons is fully adapted to the specific student.

Classes are held all year round and are available for students 15+ years with any initial level of knowledge - you can start any convenient Monday of the year. The intensity is 10 lessons weekly (60 minutes each), the program can be combined with any other school course.

The cost of training depends on the chosen program, subject and intensity (the minimum price is indicated, please check with your manager for details):

  • Intensive French course = from $ 506 / week
  • Intensive English course = from $ 507 / week
  • Individual lessons (English, French, German, Italian, Spanish) = from $ 1239 / week
  • Preparation for the exam DELF B2 = from $ 1239 / week.
11.06.2018 -24.09.2018
16+
from 1 239 $ / week

Preparation for the DELF B2 exam

  • Duration: 13 weeks
  • Intensity: 2 lessons per week
  • Groups: up to 10 people
  • Age of students: 16+ years.

A special course for trained students (the level of the French language is from "Above average" and onwards) who wish to successfully pass the DELF B2 exam. In addition to the comprehensive improvement of language skills and knowledge, the program will familiarize students with the structure and features of this testing, will provide an opportunity to practice typical tasks, quickly fill the knowledge gaps and tighten the weaknesses.

The course is for 13 weeks and starts on June 11th. Weekly on Monday and Wednesday students are waiting for 2 lessons (each for 90 minutes) - the course can be combined with other language school programs. Classes are formed for 6-10 people: the program is available to students from 16 years and older, the average age of students is 25-30 years.

The cost of training depends on the chosen program, subject and intensity (the minimum price is indicated, please check with your manager for details):

  • Intensive French course = from $ 506 / week
  • Intensive English course = from $ 507 / week
  • Individual lessons (English, French, German, Italian, Spanish) = from $ 1239 / week
  • Preparation for the exam DELF B2 = from $ 1239 / week.

Accommodation and food

The language school does not have its own residences for accommodation of students, but the specialists of International House Geneva are always ready to help you to choose a hotel or hostel, hotel or apartment for rent, as well as places with local residents.

One of the most common and financially affordable options is living in a local family in Geneva. All families are carefully selected, the homes are constantly checked by the school staff - you can be sure of the safety and comfort of the options provided. All houses are not more than 15-40 minutes from the school by public transport. Homestay accommodation is not only an opportunity to better understand the national culture, mentality and traditions, but also to try special local dishes: most often host families offer a food ration at an affordable and favorable price. But if you have special requirements (dietary, medical or religious prescriptions), it is necessary to notify the manager in advance.

Arrivals are held on Sundays, departures on Saturdays. Accommodation in host families is available to students aged 18 and over (single room + breakfasts every day): students are also provided with free and free access to the Internet, laundry and kitchen.

Subjects, specialties

Subjects list: English, French, german language, World languages

Events Geneva International House Language School

The successful location of the school allows students to visit the most interesting places and events of Geneva in their spare time. Near the educational building there is a railway station: on weekends, students often go for walks in the picturesque scenery of Switzerland, on the quays of Lake Leman, ride there on motor ships and dine in restaurants. It is worth visiting the English and Botanical Gardens, numerous museums and exhibitions of classical and contemporary art, the Red Cross Museum - and, of course, the famous Geneva Motor Show in March!

Equipment Geneva International House Language School

In fact, International House Geneva is a small university - it is excellently equipped for effective, comfortable learning:

  • more than 40 spacious and bright audiences, the building is equipped with modern elevators
  • own library with electronic and printed resources
  • special multimedia classes
  • modern computer labs (all PCs have Internet access, software is constantly updated)
  • separate TV-room for rest
  • quiet classes for self-training with audio and language equipment.

Term dates and fees

The language school International House Geneva works all year round - but pay attention to the dates on which the campus is closed (public holidays and weekends): these days are not compensated for when booking the training.

  • 30 March-8 April
  • 10 and 21 May
  • August 1
  • 6 September
  • December 22 - January 6.

The cost of training depends on the chosen program, subject and intensity (the minimum price is indicated, please check with your manager for details):

  • Intensive French course = from $ 506 / week
  • Intensive English course = from $ 507 / week
  • Individual lessons (English, French, German, Italian, Spanish) = from $ 1239 / week
  • Preparation for the exam DELF B2 = from $ 1239 / week.

The indicated cost is not included and is paid additionally:

  • Registration fee
  • Additional academic and language classes (optional)
  • Additional leisure activities and excursions (optional)
  • Air tickets in both directions
  • Transfer in both directions
  • Compulsory medical insurance
  • Personal pocket expenses
  • Visa fees and services, translation and certification of documents
  • Consular fee (paid at the Embassy).

Entry requirements and extra fees how to apply, what is required to enrol

Required documents, depending on the type of institution:

camp / language school
  • copy of 1 page
  • certificate of language proficiency (if any)
private school, boardinghouse
  • copy of the 1 Pages of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school report card with grades for the last 2-4 years (depending on the school)
  • school registration form
  • recommendation letters from Teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and a class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal
  • Testing for knowledge of mathematics, language, other subjects
  • Interview with a representative of the school (possibly in person or by Skype)
  • Literacy, awards, student personal achievements (if any)
  • motivation letter (not for all schools)
  • passport size photo (depending on the school from 1 to 12 pcs)
  • medical certificate of the general health of the child , Discharge of vaccinations
  • birth certificate of the schoolboy (s)
university
  • copy of the page 1 passport of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school certificate for the bachelor, diploma of Higher education for the master
  • letters of recommendation from teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and the class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal / dean
  • certificates, awards, personal achievements of the student (if any)
  • motivation letter / personal statement
  • interview with a representative of the institution


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Recommendations on when to apply

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.
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