Maynooth University PBX Summer School is an excellent choice for studying English during the summer holidays. Vacation program of the school provides for high-quality academic preparation of students and a lot of entertainment, cognitive trips, sports. The school has a family atmosphere, every foreign student becomes part of the community of teenagers, united by a common goal.
Highly qualified teachers, certified for teaching in international groups, work in the language school with teenagers. Each of them is the bearer of classical English (this is the language spoken by the vast majority of Irish people). Teachers orient teenagers to academic development, help them understand the linguistic subtleties of common English, put pronunciation and sincerely rejoice at the success of their pupils.
Short information. Standard English course for the development of general language skills, providing for the choice of additional options (sports, creativity).
About the course. The academic program of the course includes 20 lessons of English weekly. Students develop common language skills, studying grammar, phonetics, vocabulary, practicing in reading, writing, listening and speaking. Most of the classes are interactive. Lessons are held in the form of trainings, games, discussions, etc.
Additional options are available within the course.
Students age: 11 to 17 years old
Starting dates: June 27 to August 1.
Requirements for admission: the level of English is from 0 to C.
The result of the training: improvement of spoken English, mastering of communicative skills, sporting, creative development, acquaintance with the culture of Ireland.
Class size: 15 people .
Lesson duration: 45 minutes.
The cost: from € 2095 for 2 weeks with accommodation, meals 3 times a day, excursions, activities.
The school offers accommodation in apartments in a cozy residence. Students are provided with 1-2-bedded furnished rooms. Facilities, living room, kitchen are shared. The residence also has a dining room, a cafeteria.
During the holidays, students eat on a full board basis. Irish, European dishes are served in the school cafeteria.
A summer vacation program provides many extracurricular activities. Sports fans are expected to sail, rugby, volleyball, basketball, football. Those wishing to relax in nature can go for a walk in the beautiful surroundings of the campus. Evening activities will not allow students to get bored in the school during their free time. Discos, contests, quizzes, dance master classes and creative evenings make up the leisure program of the automatic telephone exchange. There are also 3 cognitive activities per week. 2 excursions are designed for half a day, they allow you to get acquainted with the sights of Dublin. 1 exit is designed for the whole day. Visitors to Ireland are offered many historical attractions, from medieval castles to unique complexes of the late XIX century.
The time of classes at school alternates. Lessons are held before lunch, and after.
The school on the Maynooth University campus has a learning infrastructure (classrooms, computer class, a rich library, a language lab), a gymnasium, fields and playgrounds for team games, a swimming pool, recreation areas. The buildings of the educational institution are of architectural value. The school is located in the classic English buildings of the XIX century.
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.