Select English Summer 2008
English courses in London and Cambridge - for children / adolescents /adults

Select English has obtained accreditation from the British Council, which means that Select English schools have been checked and approved as a credible organizer of English courses. Select English offers professional services to anybody who wishes to learn English or develop their skills further.

 

 





 

Language courses in July and august 2008

English course in London - for students over 16 

Location: 

* Crystal Palace in southeast London - safe, friendly neighbourhood, full of green

* a perfect place to do sports, look for entertainment and go on a shopping spree

* a computer room for course participants

* full of beautiful gardens and attractive places to socialise in

 

 

 




Accommodation (two options):

Accommodation with a family

  • single and double rooms
  • accommodation standards checked every two years
  • breakfast and dinner served every day, full boarding at the weekends
  • many families live close to school
  • the person responsible for providing information on accommodation matters is present during duty hours

Accommodation in a residence

  • The residence is owned by Select English and is located next to the school
  • 7 single and 2 double rooms
  • washbasin and shower in most rooms
  • TV set and internet access in all rooms
  • guardian always present in the residence
  • breakfasts in the residence's cafeteria
  • lunch available Monday till Friday at surcharge
  • evening meals can be prepared by the students in the common kitchen

Learning and Leisure:

15 classes a week + summer leisure programme (only available in July and August)

  • This course makes it possible for the participants to improve their language skills in the mornings and go sightseeing around London in the afternoons. Students have 3 classes a day from Monday till Friday from 9 till 12:30 and extracurricular activities from Monday till Thursday from 13:30 till 17:30. Additionally full day trips are organized on Saturdays. The leisure programme also includes a weekly public transport ticket which allows the students to move freely around London.
  • A 20- and 25- classes a week programme is also available, however not accompanied by a leisure programme.

Example of a summer leisure programme (available only with a 15-hour-a-week course in July or August) is given in the table below:

Afternoon Evening
Monday Westminster Abbey, Parliament, Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, Downing Street 10 free time
Tuesday Covent Garden, Piccadilly Circus, Soho, China Town or Greenwich: Royal observatory, Greenwich Park, Cutty Sark DVD film showing in the residence's hall
Wednesday British Museum, St. Paul's Cathedral, Millennium Bridge, Shakespeare's Globe Theatre football in the nearby park
Thursday Tower Bridge, Tower of London, Trafalgar Square, National Gallery activities proposed by the teacher: a meal out, dance or drama classes, a concert, etc. (some activities at surcharge)
Friday free time grill in the school garden (every fortnight)
Saturday full day trip to Cambridge, Oxford, Bath,  Brighton or other places
Sunday free time

The cafeteria, located in the school garden is open for students living in the residence and from 11 till 14 from Monday till Friday also for other students. It offers hot meals, sandwiches, salads, fresh fruit and drinks every day.

Price per week: 184 (a 15-hour course). The price includes tuition fees only. The leisure programme's cost is not included in the price. To each course an additional administration fee of 50 must be added.

 
Price per week (max 8 weeks)
15 hours
184/ 276
20 hours
200/ 300
25 hours
210/ 315
IELTS (25 hours)
210/ 315

 

Course + leisure programme
classes / week price / week
15 hours 299/ 448.5

Course of English in Barnardiston Hall, Suffolk  (age: 8-13) 

Location: 

* near Cambridge, in a picturesque village

* safe neighbourhood, around 4.5 km away from the nearest town

* tennis courts and other sports pitches

* the school doctor always available on the spot

 

Tuition:

* group size up to 12 students

* 15 hours a week

* levels from beginner to advanced

* 2 weeks minimum

* a report and a certificate

Accommodation:

* accommodation in small guest houses, separate floors for boys and girls, supervised by the school's staff

* breakfast, lunch and dinner served at the school canteen

* bedclothes provided (students are asked to bring their own towels)

* student's laundry is done regularly

Leisure:

* a sports and leisure programme: football, swimming organized by a local school's representative and visiting interesting spots such as London or Cambridge

* all entrance fees included in the price

* a school arts and pottery workshop

* school bus trips

* computers with internet access

An example activities schedule in Barnardiston Hall:

  Morning Afternoon Evening
Sunday Transfer from the airport and accommodation
Monday Placement test Mountfitchet Castle quiz evening
Tuesday English classes sports activities in groups film evening
Wednesday English classes trip to Bury St Edmunds camping in the school garden
Thursday English classes trip to Cambridge  games evening
Friday English classes shopping in Lakeside disco
Saturday Pleasurewood Hills
Sunday trip to London

Dates of course beginning and end

  • 6-19 July
  • 20 July - 2 August
  • 3-16 August

Free transport is provided from and to the Heathrow and Stansted airports on Sundays (arrivals) and Saturdays (departures) between 9 and 17.

Price per week: 450 (+ administration fee 50). The price includes English classes, accommodation, leisure programme and transport to the airport on the days specified above.

English courses in  King's Bruton, Somerset (age: 13-16) 

Location:

* King's Bruton is a beautiful school built by the Brue river that flows through the middle of the campus

* The school combines historical charm and modern facilities and is located in a neighbourly and safe district

* safe neighbourhood

* the school lies in the heart of a Somerset village

* located in the vicinity are the famous Stonehenge and the historical towns of Bath and Wells

Accommodation:

* accommodation in small guest houses

* common bathrooms and showers

* full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner)

* weekly laundry

* full supervision provided by Select English

Tuition:

* 20 hours a week

* groups of no more than 12 students

* levels from beginner to advanced

* participants receive a report and a course graduation certificate

* lessons focus on communicative skills by means of language classes, project work and contact with authentic English in appropriate proportions

Leisure:

* full activities schedule (see below)

* excellent conditions for doing sports - tennis courts and other sports pitches

* spacious sports hall on the campus

* 2 full day trips

* 2 shorter trips

* computers with internet access

* film evenings and drama workshops

* goodbye party

An example activities schedule in King's Bruton:

  8.00-9.00 9.15-12.45 13.00-14.00 14.15-15.15 15.30-18.00 18.00-19.00 19.30

Sunday

 

Transport from the airport and a walk around the school

Dinner

getting to know the other participants 

Monday

Breakfast

English classes

lunch English classes sports afternoon: football, tennis, etc. welcome party
Tuesday drama workshop or arts classes football tournament
Wednesday

trip to Stonehenge (packed lunch)

disco
Thursday lunch English classes Mini-Olympic Games treasure hunt
Friday sports afternoon: football, tennis, etc. Grill
Saturday full day trip to London, shopping and sightseeing (packed lunch) Dinner Free time
Sunday full day trip to Bath, sightseeing (packed lunch) It's a K.O.! 
Monday

English classes

Lunch English classes sports afternoon: football, tennis, etc. Quiz
Tuesday drama workshop or arts classes film evening
Wednesday trip to Wells (packed lunch) Disco
Thursday Lunch English classes Preparation for the artistic contest artistic contest
Friday sports afternoon: football, tennis, etc.

Grill

goodbye party
Saturday

Transport to the airport or a full day trip

 

Course beginning and end:

  • 6-19 July
  • 20 July - 2 August

Free transport will be provided from and to the Heathrow or Stansted airports on Sundays (arrivals) and Saturdays (departures) between 9 and 17.

Price per week: 500 (+ administration fee 50 ). The price includes English classes, accommodation, leisure programme and the transport to the airport on the days specified above.

Course of English in Riddlesworth Hall, Norfolk (age: 13-16)

Location:

* Riddlesworth Hall to beautiful mansion situated in the middle of a 12-hectare park. This guarantees safety for the students, who can have a good time and enjoy their beautiful surroundings.

* located in the vicinity of historical cities of Cambridge and Norwich

* Riddlesworth Hall houses the Diana, Princess of Wales, International Study Centre (Princess Diana was a student at Riddlesworth Hall)

Tuition:

* 20 classes a week

* groups of maximum 12 students

* levels from beginner to advanced

* participants receive a report and a course graduation certificate

* lessons focus on communicative skills by means of language classes, project work and contact with authentic English in appropriate proportions

Accommodation:

* boys and girls live separately in small guest houses

* full board is provided (breakfast, lunch and dinner)

* it is possible to adjust the diet to personal needs

* the school is supervised by Select English

* common bathrooms and showers

* bedclothes are provided (students are asked to bring their own towels)

* laundry available

Leisure:

* full activities schedule (see below)

* excellent conditions for doing sports - tennis courts and other sports pitches

* mountain bikes available

* trips to London, Cambridge, Norwich and Pleasurewood Hills (amusement park - entrance fees)

An example activities schedule Riddlesworth Hall:

  8.00-9.00 9.15-12.45 13.00-14.00 14.15-15.15 15.30-18.00 18.00-19.00 19.30

Sunday

 

Transport from the airport and a walk around the school

Dinner

getting to know the other participants 

Monday

breakfast

English classes

lunch English classes sports afternoon: football, tennis, swimming welcome party
Tuesday drama workshop or arts classes casino night
Wednesday

trip to Norwich (packed lunch) 

disco
Thursday lunch English classes Mini-Olympic Games roller skating, skateboarding
Friday volleyball, cricket

Grill

treasure hunt

Saturday
full day trip to London, shopping and sightseeing (packed lunch)
full day trip to Cambridge, sightseeing (packed lunch)

Dinner

Free time
Sunday It's a K.O.! 
Monday

English classes

lunch English classes sports afternoon: football, tennis, swimming Quiz
Tuesday drama workshop or arts classes film evening
Wednesday

trip to Pleasurewood Hills (packed lunch)

Disco
Thursday lunch English classes Preparation for the artistic contest artistic contest
Friday volleyball, cricket

Grill

goodbye party
Saturday

Transport to the airport or a full day trip

 

Course beginning and end:

  • 6-19 July
  • 20 July- 2 August
  • 3-16 August

Free transport will be provided from and to the Heathrow or Stansted airports on Sundays (arrivals) and Saturdays (departures) between 9 and 17.

Price per week: 500 (+ administration fee 50 ). The price includes English classes, accommodation, leisure programme and the transport to the airport on the days specified above.

English course for adolescents in Cambridge (age: 14-16)

Location

* the course for adolescents in Cambridge is one of the most popular courses offered by Select English. Many students choose to enrol on this course more than once and when they are older, they choose one of the adult courses offered by Select English. The courses for adolescents are full of exciting activities. Among other things discos, dramas or boat trips on the Cam river are organized for the participants.

* near the centre of Cambridge

* beautiful surroundings

* close to all houses in which the students live

* efficient public transport

Accommodation:

Accommodation with a family

* it is possible to live with a local family

* double rooms - shared with students of different nationalities

* breakfast, packed lunch and an evening meal provided

Accommodation in a guest house

  • near the school
  • constant supervision
  • breakfast, packed lunch and an evening meal provided
  • a washing machine available

Leisure: 

* a complete sports and leisure programme in the afternoons and evenings

* a show at the theatre every fortnight

* international discos every week

* a welcome and goodbye party

* full day trips on Saturdays

Tuition:

  • 20 classes a week
  • groups of maximum 12 students
  • levels from beginner to advanced 
  • participants receive a report and a course graduation certificate
  • lessons focus on communicative skills by means of language classes, project work and contact with authentic English in appropriate proportions

An example activities schedule for the courses for adolescents (the cost of some activities is not included in the price of the course):

  9.30-15.00 Afternoon Evening
Sunday

Transfer from the airport and accommodation

Monday placement test and lunch a walk around Cambridge a welcome party
Tuesday English classes and lunch tennis or a visit to the museum cinema/ quiz
Wednesday English classes and lunch boat trip / sports afternoon international disco/ board games
Thursday English classes and lunch swimming/ walk along the river watching Euro 2008/ volleyball
Friday English classes and lunch King's College/ swimming bowling/ watching videos
Saturday full day trip free time
Sunday free time

music in the park

free time

Course beginning and end:

29 June - 12 July
13-26 July
27 July - 9 August
10-23 August

Free transport will be provided from and to the Heathrow or Stansted airports on Sundays (arrivals) and Saturdays (departures) between 9 and 17.

Prices:

accommodation with a family 420  / week (+administration fee 50)
accommodation in a guest house (single room) 470 / week (+administration fee 50)
accommodation in a guest house (double room) 450 / week (+administration fee 50)

The price includes English classes, accommodation, leisure programme and the transport to the airport on the days specified above.

English course in Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge (age: 17+)

Location:

* Fitzwilliam College is one of the most modern schools that belong to the University of Cambridge. It combines excellent facilities and a perfect location (it is situated in the vicinity of the historical town centre of Cambridge)

* big and peaceful object near the town centre

* it is a good opportunity to see how studying in Cambridge looks like

* situated on a safe, peaceful campus

* only a few minutes walking distance away from the town centre

Accommodation:

* full board - breakfast, lunch and dinner served in the canteen

* single rooms with common bathroom

* modern facilities






Tuition:

* 20 classes a week

* groups of maximum 12 participants - students from all over the world

* levels from beginner to advanced

* participants receive a report and a course graduation certificate

* lessons focus on communicative skills by means of language classes, project work and contact with authentic English in appropriate proportions

Leisure:

  • a complete sports and leisure programme in the afternoons and evenings

  • full day trips on Saturdays

  • welcome and goodbye parties

  • tennis courts and other sports pitches

  • bikes available for rent

An example activities schedule in Fitzwilliam College (the cost of some activities is not included in the price of the course):

9.30-15.00 Afternoon Evening
Sunday

Transport from the airport and accommodation

Monday Test, walk around Fitzwilliam College, renting bicycles and lunch walk around Cambridge welcome party
Tuesday English classes and lunch boat trip/Museum of Archaeology football match (teachers vs. students)
Wednesday English classes and lunch sports afternoon disco/ cinema
Thursday English classes and lunch King's College quiz evening
Friday English classes and lunch botanic garden/ sports evening in the pub
Saturday full day trip
Sunday music in the park free time

Course beginning and end:

  • 29 June - 12 July

  • 13-26 July

  • 27 July - 9 August

Free transport will be provided from and to the Heathrow or Stansted airports on Sundays (arrivals) and Saturdays (departures) between 9 and 17.

Price per week: 530 (+ administration fee 50 ). The price includes English classes, accommodation, leisure programme and the transport to the airport on the days specified above.

English course - Select Six in Cambridge (age:17+)

Location: beautifully situated in the heart of Cambridge, near such historical, architectural and artistic sights as:

* King's College

* The Eagle Pub, where Watson and Crick relaxed after solving the DNA problem in the famous Cavendish Laboratory

* Fitzwilliam Museum, which houses one of the biggest and most famous arts collections outside London 

* the Cam River

* near shops, banks and other important spots in the city

Accommodation:

Accommodation with a family

  • it is possible to live with a local family
  • single rooms
  • breakfast and dinner provided

Accommodation at Gonville and Caius College (University of Cambridge )

  • near the school in beautiful surroundings
  • big single rooms
  • breakfast and dinner provided

Tuition:

  • 20 classes a week
  • groups of maximum 6 participants - students from all over the world
  • levels from beginner to advanced
  • participants receive a report and a course graduation certificate
  • lessons focus on communicative skills by means of language classes, project work and contact with authentic English in appropriate proportions

Leisure:

* a complete sports and leisure programme in the afternoons and evenings

* full day trips on Saturdays

* welcome and goodbye parties





IELTS (The International English Language Testing System) - A summer course preparing for the IELTS examination!

  • IELTS is an examination for all those who wish to start studying at a British university

  • the summer IELTS course is intended for students aged 16 or more who know English at least at the intermediate level

  • the course comprises 20 classes a week and is oriented towards preparing the participants towards the IELTS examination

  • participants may take the examination during the course. The examination can be taken only on specified days. The examination fee is not included in the course price. Participants wishing to take the examination during the course should report this when enrolling on the course

  • Accommodation with families provided (breakfast + dinner)

  • a complete sports and leisure programme (see below)

An example activities schedule for Select Six and IELTS courses (the cost of some activities is not included in the price of the course):

 

09.30 - 15.00 Afternoon Evening
Sunday

Transport from the airport and accommodation

Monday Placement test a walk around Cambridge and renting bicycles welcome party
Tuesday English classes and lunch boat trip /Museum of Archaeology football match (teachers vs. students)
Wednesday English classes and lunch afternoon tea at Grantchester disco or cinema
Thursday English classes and lunch Fitzwilliam Museum evening in a pub
Friday English classes and lunch botanic garden or sports afternoon  meal in a restaurant
Saturday full day trip
Sunday Free time music in the park free time

 Select Six and IELTS course beginning and end:

  • 29 June - 12 July

  • 13 - 26 July

  • 27 July - 9 August

  • 10 - 23 August

Free transport will be provided from and to the Heathrow or Stansted airports on Sundays (arrivals) and Saturdays (departures) between 9 and 17.

Prices:

accommodation with a family 420 / week  (+administration fee of 50)
accommodation in a guest house 490 / week  (+administration fee of 50)

The price includes English classes, accommodation, leisure programme and the transport to the airport on the days specified above.

English course in St. Andrew's, Cambridge

St. Andrew's in Cambridge is a partner school of Select Six, funded in 1976 as the first independent school to prepare for the A levels examinations.

St. Andrew's offers high quality GCSE, A- levels and other examinations preparation courses, which enable students from all over the world to study at universities in Britain. Students who have graduated the St. Andrew's courses study at such prestigious universities as Oxford, Manchester, London, Durham, Warwick and many others.

Students may choose from many subjects. They can rely on the long experience of the St. Andrew's experts by the choice of university courses that would suit their individual needs.

The general English courses and IELTS courses are accredited by the British Council.

  • Accommodation with families or in student dormitories

  • 7 students per group on average

  • Throughout the course each student's progress is monitored individually.

Price per week: 420 (+ administration fee 50 ). The price includes English classes, accommodation, leisure programme and the transport to the airport on the days specified above.

 

Mail to us - we will send you a cost calculation         Recommend us to a friend