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Academic English for Exam Candidates – Swindon – Ages 13 -17

This summer curriculum prepares students for exam preparation purposes, focuses on their speaking, reading, listening and writing skills whilst fine-tuning their use of English.

Within easy reach of London and Oxford, Swindon offers excellent leisure and shopping facilities, including a designer shopping village, cinemas, and two modern sports centres which include excellent swimming pools and watersports. Swindon is a modern college located close to the centre of the town.

 1 week course

From 30 June to 27 July 2019

Package includes:

  • 27 hours per week lessons in multinational classes
  • Learning materials: file, use of academic course book and additional materials
  • First day placement test
  • End of course certificate
  • Free internet access supervised by staff
  • Full Board Homestay Accommodation shared rooms
  • Full-day excursion according to the chosen course
  • Leisure Activities
  • Insurance
  • Return airport transfers on arrival and departure (subject to the arrival and departure times of the flights).

 

If you are booking a residential course after 31st March, please contact us to check availability of places before booking online.

If you need a VISA, please contact us before booking online.

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Trips include

 

  • London
  • Bath
  • Oxford

From: £1,335

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THE LOCATION

Swindon is home to Brunel's railway works that have been restored and remain an integral part of the town's heritage. The historic old town still largely exists and is complemented by modern cultural and entertainment complexes, including a pedestrianised shopping street and a retail outlet with excellent facilities. Just outside Swindon, there are picturesque villages to explore.

 

START COURSE DATES

30 June 1, 2, 3, 4 weeks

7 July 1, 2, 3 weeks

14 July 1, 2 weeks

21 July 1 week

 

THE PROGRAMME

This summer curriculum prepares students for exam preparation , focuses on their speaking, reading, listening and writing skills whilst improving their use of English. Within easy reach of London and Oxford, Swindon offers excellent leisure and shopping facilities, including a designer shopping village, cinemas, and two modern sports centres which include excellent swimming pools and watersports. Swindon is a modern college located close to the centre of the town.

Exam preparation for end of Secondary school exams Students study exam techniques and strategies which will help them gain confidence to achieve their goals for success in exams such as the Baccalaureate, Abitur and Pruebas de Acceso a la Universidad.

Cambridge and IELTS Exams

Students wishing to prepare for the PET, FCE, CAE and IELTS exam study exam techniques and strategies and receive regular individualised feedback on progress and target specific areas in speaking, reading, writing, listening and grammar for improvement. The timetable includes real-time practice examinations and coaching in language and examination skills. Students have the option of sitting Cambridge during the week of the 22nd of July, the IETLS exam takes place on the 27th of July. (for a supplement of £195 for PET, FCE, CAE and £300 for IELTS).

Life and career skills Students learn life and career skills such as critical thinking, global competency, social literacy etc. to flourish in their future lives.

Measuring progress

Each student keeps a Learner Portfolio to encourage learning skills, self-assessment and reflection. Individual coaching sessions allow students to monitor and improve their performance.

Cultural awareness & mid-week excursion

Students through an inquiry approach develop skills for understanding aspects of culture. Students research a place they will visit on a mid week excursion, then after their visit they will present their findings and finally contrast these findings with their own culture.

 

CULTURAL PROGRAMME

Every week, leisure activities complete the course program. During their language stay in Swindon, students have the opportunity to spend a day in London, Oxford or Bath. During the week, relaxation evenings are organised. All the students then get together, for example, for a disco evening, a laserquest, or a barbecue

 

ACCOMMODATION

A welcoming local host family, either individually or with other students of different nationalities. All OISE host families have credentials checked according to strict guidelines.

 

TRAVEL

The designated airports for Swindon are London Heathrow and London Gatwick. Our dedicated and experienced meet and greet teams look after the students and ensure their safe onward transfer.

To benefit from the free transfer service students should arrive 10.00 - 19.00 on Sundays and depart 12.00-19.00 on Saturdays. Outside these times private transfers can be organised at a supplement.
The majority of students arriving in London will be taken to our nearby Welcome Lounge to join with other students for their school and then travel together to Swindon. Whilst at the welcome lounge they can relax in a secure environment and enjoy games, activities and refreshments.

 

 

 

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