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Loyola University Summer School Converse

Address: 1 Loyola Marymount University Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90045, USA
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Description Loyola University Summer School Converse

  • Location: Los Angeles, California, USA
  • Age of students: 13-17 years
  • Dates: 1-29 July (arrivals and departures on Fridays / Saturdays / Sundays)
  • Type of accommodation: residence (full board)
  • Type of training: joint (mixed)
  • Language of instruction: English.

Summer Schools Converse International School of Languages ​​is one of the best offers in the US for those who want to quickly and efficiently learn English in a friendly atmosphere by getting acquainted with students from all over the world. For more than 38 years, the network of summer schools has been successfully working on the basis of the best educational institutions in the United States, offering international students effective, productive combined courses: English lessons combined with interesting leisure, entertainment and cognitive activities.

Converse International School of Languages ​​closely follows the national balance of students in their courses, and also forms very small groups for classes (7-10 people): this allows qualified teachers to give each student maximum personal attention and care, to practice an individual approach. Particular attention is paid to the development of spoken language, oral English, increased fluency of speech and vocabulary expansion: this helps students to communicate freely with native speakers in any life situation. Converse International School of Languages ​​(CISL) is accredited by CEA, is a member of prestigious organizations US US and NAFSA, and the programs of the centers have been recognized as one of the most effective short-term courses in the USA!

Los Angeles, where Loyola University Los Angeles (Converse Summer Children's Camp) operates, is the second largest city in the US - its population already exceeds 4 million people. This is the most important financial, cultural, economic and educational center, in addition, Los Angeles is known throughout the world as one of the capitals of entertainment, gaming, television and film industry. There are more than 800 museums and art galleries (for example, the Los Angeles Museum of Natural History, the Getty Museum - the largest in the state, the Museum of Modern Art), a huge number of theaters and cinemas (Los Angeles County Music Center, Walt Disney Concert Hall - apartment of the prestigious Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra), the legendary Kodak theater, where the world-famous Oscar ceremony takes place.

Loyola Marymount University (LMU) was founded in 1911 and today it is considered one of the most equipped, promising and rapidly developing universities in the United States. It is located near the coastal resort town of Marina Del Rey and covers an area of ​​128 acres: every day students can admire the stunning views of the Atlantic coast and the Los Angeles area, the City of Angels.

Programs and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Loyola University Summer School Converse

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
28.06.2020 -26.08.2020
13-17
from 4 085 $ / 2 weeks

Summer course of English for children and teenagers

  • Age of students: 13-17 years
  • Dates: July 1 - 29 (arrivals and departures on Fridays / Saturdays / Sundays)
  • Duration: 2-4 weeks.

Universal language course will help to comprehensively improve all the main, key language skills and abilities:

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

The intensity of the lessons is 20 lessons per week: on weekdays from 9:00 to 12:30 (with a break for lunch from 10:40 to 11:00). In addition, students are expected to attend thematic sessions devoted to the culture and history of the United States, interesting debates, meetings and discussions: this is an ideal opportunity to quickly progress in oral speech, quickly get rid of the accent and language barrier, significantly expand the vocabulary. Electives are usually held on Tuesdays and Thursdays (13: 30-15: 00).

Before the beginning of the training, all children undergo testing of the level of knowledge and are divided into classes: so the study becomes not only more effective and productive, but also more comfortable for the pupils themselves. In total, 4 levels of complexity are provided: for the summer program pupils with the most different level of preparation can arrive - from Elementary to Advanced. A small number of students in the class (8-10 people maximum) allows each teacher to practice an individual approach, carefully monitor all the progress and progress of students, correct the time course in case of difficulties with a certain topic or language aspect.

Also, students who are interested in the program lasting 2-3 weeks, have the opportunity to book a supplemented tour together with an interesting and rich journey. Weekly trip (6 days and nights) covers the most interesting places and cities of this part of America:

  • Disneyland
  • Universal Studios
  • Grand Canyon
  • Las Vegas
  • Los Angeles (Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, Venice, Hollywood).

The summer camp program is held from 1 to 29 July: sessions are available for 2, 3 and 4 weeks (arrivals and departures on Fridays / Saturdays / Sundays, depending on the chosen duration). The cost of training is:

  • 2 weeks = $ 3720
  • 2 weeks + trip = $ 5720
  • 3 weeks = $ 5420
  • 3 weeks + journey = 7375 $
  • 4 weeks = $ 7160.
28.06.2020 -26.07.2020
13-17
from 5 795 $ / 2 weeks
  • Duration: 6 days.

Young people visit San Francisco, Monterey, Carmel, Santa Barbara, Malibu, Santa Monica. A tour of the East Coast is carried out by bus, accommodation - in hotels. The program includes a variety of daily activities.

Travel days

activity

Day 1

  • Flight to San Francisco
  • Acquaintance with the program of events, free time at Union Square
  • Hotel accommodation.

Day 2

San Francisco Bus Tour:

  • Visiting the city center, Twin Peaks, Lombard Street, Presidio Park, Golden Gate Bridge, Fisherman's Wharf
  • Free time at Fisherman's Wharf
  • Chinatown Walking Tour, Shopping
  • Optional dinner at a Chinese restaurant and / or free time in Chinatown.

Day 3

Departure to the seaport to Cruise Bay, sailing under the Golden Gate Bridge.

Free time, additional classes:

  • Walk along the bay by bike
  • Shopping at Fisherman's Wharf, Union Square, The Westfield Galleria
  • Exploring Ashbury High, 1960s style travel
  • Funicular ride
  • Farewell dinner at Dave and Busters (pay included).

Day 4

Arrival at the seaside village of Monterey. Additional activities:

  • Monterey Bay Aquarium, California Gift Shop or Monterey Pier
  • Carmel: lunch on the coast, buying souvenirs
  • Santa Barbara: free time in the city center.

Day 5

  • Santa Barbara City Tour
  • A day at the beach in Santa Barbara
  • Additional classes: swimming in the ocean, surfing lessons, playing volleyball, bike rental, rollerblading, free time.

Day 6

  • Morning on the beach in Santa Barbara
  • Shopping at Camarillo Outlets
  • Malibu Beach
  • Santa monica
  • Accommodation at a Los Angeles hotel.

Accommodation and food

Students of the summer program are offered comfortable, cozy student apartments directly on the campus: the apartments include 2 rooms for 2 people each + a small kitchen, a bathroom and a living room, as well as access to a fast Wi-Fi or wired internet. Safety in the territory is ensured by 24/7: children are constantly looked after by qualified educators and teachers, and access to residential residences is carried out through individual electronic passes. For a small additional fee, students can use the laundry facilities.

Three meals a day is provided to children throughout the course, but be careful - meals during the optional trip California Coast Trip are charged separately.

Events Loyola University Summer School Converse

Every day for the students there are various and interesting events - sports and creative sections, games, competitions, quizzes and entertainment:

  • cricket
  • discos and dancing evenings
  • barbecue and picnics
  • badminton
  • swimming
  • Watching movies and going to the movies
  • bowling tournaments
  • Talent show
  • parties and bright themed holidays
  • large and table tennis
  • basketball
  • surfing
  • visits to the campuses of the largest US universities, including the universities of the legendary Ivy League and much, much more.

The excursion program is a separate pride of the Converse International School of Languages. Each week students go for a minimum of 1 trip for the whole day (usually on Saturdays):

  • Santa monica
  • Shopping in Los Angeles
  • Six Flags amusement park
  • Hollywood Boulevard and Avenue of Stars
  • Universal Studios
  • Palm beach
  • Beverly Hills and other very interesting places.

In addition, students who have chosen a 2-3-week course can supplement it with an exciting week-long trip (6 days and nights) - California Coast Trip:

  • San Francisco
  • Monterey
  • Santa Barbara
  • Carmel
  • Disneyland
  • Universal Studios
  • Grand Canyon
  • Las Vegas
  • Los Angeles (Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, Venice, Hollywood).

The cost of this course already includes all transfers, hotel accommodation (shared rooms for 2-3 people), but meals are paid separately.

There is an opportunity to book a shorter additional trip in July - 3 days in Los Angeles. Please note that in this case, an additional flight booking from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) is required.

Equipment Loyola University Summer School Converse

The campus of Loyola University is located in a respectable, quiet and tranquil area of ​​the city: you can get to the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in just 10 minutes, which greatly facilitates the transfer and travel students. Repeatedly the Loyola Marymount University campus was recognized as one of the most beautiful, green and well-equipped in the country: students of summer programs can freely use all the infrastructure and equipment of the university according to their needs.

Term dates and fees

The summer camp program is held from 1 to 29 July: sessions are available for 2, 3 and 4 weeks (arrivals and departures on Fridays / Saturdays / Sundays, depending on the chosen duration). The cost of training is:

  • 2 weeks = $ 3720
  • 2 weeks + trip = $ 5720
  • 3 weeks = $ 5420
  • 3 weeks + journey = 7375 $
  • 4 weeks = $ 7160.

This price already includes:

  • training on the program
  • necessary teaching aids, books and materials
  • initial knowledge level testing for class distribution
  • firm certificate at the end of the program
  • accommodation and meals - full board (university residences)
  • leisure, entertainment and sports program, excursions (minimum 1 full-day trip weekly).

The indicated cost is not included and is paid additionally:

  • Registration fee
  • Examination Boards
  • Deposit for residing at the residence (refundable) = $ 150
  • Additional academic and language classes (optional)
  • Additional leisure activities and excursions (optional)
  • Air tickets in both directions
  • Transfer (one way): group = 100 $, individual = $ 160
  • Compulsory medical insurance
  • Personal pocket expenses
  • Visa fees and services, translation and certification of documents
  • Consular fee (paid at the Embassy).

Extra fees:

  • Transfer (return)
  • Study materials
  • Visa fees
  • Flight tickets
  • Medical insurance

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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