English summer school in Torbay

From 860.- USD
approx 754.- EUR
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The school

Levels
Beginner to Advanced
School size
XL
Accommodations
Host family
Camp start dates
30.09 / 07.10 / 14.10 / 21.10.2019
Disabled access
Disabled access at school
Wifi
WiFi is free

The students

Ages
10-17 years
ratings
26 authentic opinions

Our partner school is located in a residential area of Paignton and surrounded by a pleasant garden. Situated close to the centre of Torbay, the school is equipped with 32 bright and comfortable classrooms and a student lounge. You will be able to access the internet free of charge in the computer room. The course centre also includes a cafeteria where you can find something to eat during breaks.

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Included in the price

  • General English course
  • Number of students per class: max. (15)
  • Course material
  • Visitor's tax
  • Student card and city map
  • Host family with full board
  • Activities programme
  • Supervision by English-speaking group leaders
  • Course guide and certificate
  • Airport pick-up and drop-off (Heathrow according to description, if reserved at least 21 days prior to arrival)

Standard English course

Beginner to Advanced, 1 - 4 week(s)
1 week(s) - From USD 860.-
(about EUR 755.-)
Lessons
20 of 45 minutes
Course duration
1 - 4 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to Advanced
Students/class
max. 15
Minimum age
10 years
Schedule
08:45-12:15

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
The English classes take place over four periods of 45 minutes per day, from 8.45 am to 12.15 pm. Outside of class, you will enjoy the activities programme organised by the school, allowing you to practise the language in context while meeting fellow students from throughout the world. Exchanges and communication between students during leisure time represent a sizeable part of language learning.
Course info
week(s)
1
860
2
1710
3
2560
4
3410
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.93   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates 1 wk
30.09 / 07.10 / 14.10 / 21.10.2019
Starting dates 2 wk
30.09 / 07.10 / 14.10.2019
Starting dates 3 wk
30.09 / 07.10.2019
Starting dates 4 wk
30.09.2019

Arrival day: Sunday, at Heathrow, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
Departure day: Sunday, from Heathrow, between 12 noon and 6 p.m.

For different arrival or departure times, see supplements

Options/Extras

Supplement (per wk.) (10-11) 180 USD
Supplement (per wk.) (single room) 90 USD
Supplement (per wk.) (Special diet) 40 USD
Bus Travel Card (approximate price to be paid on site) 18 GBP
UM (Unaccompanied-Minor) service 90 USD
Airport pick-up and drop-off (Heathrow)
T1, T2, T3, T4, T5, arrival between 9 a.m. and 5.30p.m. and departure between 12 a.m. and 6 p.m.
Please contact us for further information.
Airport pick-up and drop-off (Bristol)
arrival between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m. and departure between 8 a.m. and 9 p.m.
Please contact us for further information.
290 USD
Airport pick-up and drop-off (Exeter)
arrival between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m. and departure between 8 a.m. and 9 p.m.
Please contact us for further information.
210 USD
Airport pick-up and drop-off (Gatwick/Luton/Stansted)
arrival between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. and departure between 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.
Please contact us for further information.
210 USD
Return flight booking (prices on request, depending on availability)

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100% authentic opinions

These students attended a course in this school through ESL – Language studies abroad and their evaluation has been checked. Students' opinions don't necessarily correspond to those of ESL – Language studies abroad, but reflect the individual experience of those participants. This is meant to provide you with further information about this school.

4/5
Overall rating

100% of students recommending this school

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26 students gave their opinion about this school

14 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
2 weeks, October 2018
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Accommodation (3.5 / 5) (Host family)
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Do you think you've made progress?
« Oui, ils ont une manière différente de revoir les choses que nous avons déjà apprise en les révisant mieux. »
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« De rencontrer de nouvelles personnes »
17 years old - France
/ 5
2 weeks, October – November 2017
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« Cours dynamiques et instructifs (linguiste ment et culturellement. »
Top tips
« La découverte des environs »
14 years old - Germany
/ 5
2 weeks, October – November 2017
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14 years old - France
/ 5
1 week, October 2017
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13 years old - Netherlands
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1 week, October 2017
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« Het was heel erg gezellig »
14 years old - Switzerland
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2 weeks, October 2017
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Do you think you've made progress?
« Ja, weil die Schule gute Lehrer hatte und wir viel gelernt haben. »
School highlights
« Lage »
16 years old - Germany
/ 5
Die Räume waren zu klein für 14 Schüler.
1 week, October 2017
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« Ich habe vorallem duch das Sprechen in der Gastfamilie sehr viel gelernt. In der Schule wurde durch die hohe Anzahl von deutschsprachigen Studenten sehr viel deutsch geredet und im Unterricht wurden sehr leichte Sachen gemacht. »
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« Schöne Lage und nette Lehrer. »
13 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
2 weeks, October 2017
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Do you think you've made progress?
« Ja. Sicherer, mutiger im mündlichen sprechen. »
School highlights
« Kantine, Réception und gut organisiert »
16 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
Es gab sehr viele Deutschsprachige dort, also haben wir in der Freizeit nur Deutsch geredet. Da ich neben Anderssprachigen gesessen bin habe ich wirklich immer im Unterricht Englisch gesprochen.
2 weeks, October 2017
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Do you think you've made progress?
« Ja, ich habe viel weniger Angst Englisch zu sprechen. »
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« Ich fand es cool, dass wir im Unterricht sehr viele Spiele gespielt haben, so mussten wir einfach sprechen. »
14 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
1 week, October 2017
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Leisure (3.7 / 5)
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Host family
In order to discover the English lifestlye and to practise your English in daily life situations, host family accommodation is the best solution. The host families are carefully selected and offer you individual supervision. You'll stay in bedrooms to be shared with other students (if possible, of different nationalities) and you'll benefit from full board. In the morning, breakfast will be served to you; at lunchtime, you'll receive a packed lunch, and in the evening, a hot meal. Host families live up to 40 minutes away on foot or by public transport.

Please note that this type of accommodation is best suited for independent students who will be able to arrive to school on their own by using public transport.

In accordance with British law, students ages 16 and under cannot stay more than 27 nights with a host family unless the family is accredited. Contact us to check the availability of accredited host families before booking a course of 4 weeks or more.

It is important to budget GBP 18 per week for public transport costs.

Our partner school prepares a complete activities programme each week with games and sports. This programme begins as soon as you arrive with a visit of the town planned for the first Monday. Also on the agenda of your stay: visit to the coastal town of Brixham, Paignton Zoo, the third largest zoo in England, or indeed Kents Cavern. The evenings will be spent with your host families, in the company of your hosts. A festival of activities which will allow you to discover this magnificent region of England!

Sample weekly programme
  Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning Arrival and welcome Classes Classes Classes Classes Classes Excursion to Plymouth Free day with host family
Afternoon Sports and games Waterpark Paignton zoo Bowling Excursion to Exeter
Evening Evening with host family Evening with host family Evening with host family Evening with host family Evening with host family Evening with host family Evening with host family

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