Berlin Water Sports - GLS German Language School is one of the most prestigious language schools in Berlin. It has several campuses for students of all ages. The educational institution has been operating in the German capital since 1983. The school was not only once awarded the prestigious Star School Germany award.
GLS Berlin Water Sports, opened in the picturesque small village of Blossin, is located 30 km from Berlin, takes students from 13-17 years old for programs. The campus by the lake is an excellent place to relax on vacation and improve German.
Short information. Vacation program for studying German for outdoor enthusiasts and water sports.
About the course. The program provides for the rapid and effective development of basic language skills. At lessons students practice in reading, listening, writing. Particular attention is paid to communication. Oral communication continues after the lessons. The knowledge and skills obtained in the lessons are fixed in a relaxed atmosphere during walks, sports, excursions.
Students age: 13-17 years old
Beginning dates: 21.06.2015-09.08.2015
Admission requirements: German from beginner
Learning outcomes: Improvement of general language skills , Pronunciation of pronunciation, overcoming the language barrier, the experience of communication in a language environment
Class size: up to 12 people
The duration of the lesson: 45 minutes
The cost: 2 weeks 1660 euros, 3 weeks - 2450 euros, each subsequent Week - 790 euro.
The cost includes the services of GLS Berlin Water Sports teachers, study materials, accommodation (2-3-bed rooms with private showers), meals, entertainment, sightseeing, sports Program (3 times a week), excursions 2 times a week, transfer from Berlin and back (on Sundays from 8 to 10 am). Also, prepaid services include testing when entering the camp and at the end of the course (+ certificate issuance). The school provides 24-hour childcare.
Camp guests are offered accommodation in student houses on campus. There are 2-3-bedrooms with private facilities.
The GLS Berlin Water Sports School provides a full board. Students are provided with a comprehensive three meals a day. In the menu - traditional German and European dishes.
Extra-curricular program of the German Language School provides 2 activities per day. Students visit to Berlin attractions, walks around the city, sports, entertainment on campus (discos, barbecues, theme parties). Twice a week excursion programs are organized. One is for the whole day, the other for half a day.
Daily program of summer courses includes 4 German lessons and 2 extracurricular activities (after dinner, in the evening).
The campus infrastructure is represented by the main building with auditoriums, a library, a computer classroom, a language lab and a cozy living room, several dwellings, each of which is designed for several rooms. In the summer school there is also the necessary equipment for surfing, kayaking, canoeing. The school has a pier and a boat park. Also on the territory there is a gym, a fitness center, football, volleyball courts. For recreation there is a park with bicycle paths, a comfortable beach.
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