Europe Programme 2008

Attractive course for the students from EU/EEA countries. The programme covers 4 weeks of Intensive English Course, and then minimum 12 weeks of paid work. English course takes place in Bournemouth or London, but the internship may be wherever in Great Britain (apart from London).

Price includes

4 weeks of Intensive English Course:

  • 28 lessons per week (21 hours) at Kings Bournemouth or Kings London (4 weeks)

  • qualification test after the arrival, regular assessment tests, homeworks

  • Kings brochure, learning materials, handbook

  • access to the materials to self-study

  • free access to the Internet

  • Certificate of the completion of the course

  • 4 weeks of accommodation with a host family (details below)

12 weeks of paid internship include:

  • full time or part time job for minimum 12 weeks
  • help in dealing with all documents 
  • help in dealing with all documents (insurance, tax)
  • training provided by the employer
  • help during the internship

Structure of the course

Section 1): 4 weeks of  Intensive English Course Intensive English Course includes 28 lessons per week (21 hours). Programme of the course covers general English classes and additional options, among others: Business English or preparation for IELTS.
Section 2): 12 weeks of paid internship Paid internship means full or part time job, students usually work 12-30 hours per week. Time of the work may change depending on the week. Students usually work on weekends or in the afternoon. The most often they work in the hotels, restaurants, supermarkets, conference centres etc. Students get paid for their work, all trainings are provided by the employer.
Important Information
Lessons per week 28 lessons per week (21 hours) during Intensive English Course
Available for For students from EU/EEA countries. Available all year long. Start of the course in the beginning of every month. More information in the Price List.
Duration Minimum 4 months (4 weeks of Intensive English Course+ 12 weeks of paid internship)
Level We require students to know English at least on intermediate level (IELTS 4.5 or First Certificate). Students on lower level should earlier complete longer intensive course. All students have to take qualification test before they start the paid internship.
Minimal age of the participants 20 (approximately: 20-25 years)
Students in the group 14 students
homeworks about 1 hour a day (4-6 hours per week).
trips Once a week the school organizes weekend trips to known cities and touristic attractions. Price of the trip is 20 - 30. More information in  Free Time.
Attractions The school organizes after-classes activities, among others: volleyball, basketball, football, student parties, DVD shows. Some activities are free, and for some you have to pay. More information in Free Time.
Notes Programmes "Work and Study" are for students who are responsible and involved in the work.

Most of the students find the work in the hotels, restaurants, but also conference centres, garden centres, cleaning services, supermarkets etc. 

4 weeks of accommodation with an English family is included in the price of the course. After the completion of the course, usually it is the employer who guarantees the accommodation (about 40 - 70 will be taken from your wages per week). If the employer is not able to guarantee the accommodation, the emplyers of Kings will help you suitable place.

The students participate in qualification interviews before they start to work. It usually lasts 1-2 weeks.

Price of the course does not include the costs of transport from the school/ host family to the work.etc.
Dates Duration Prices Code
Start of the course in the beginning of every week from 7 January to 8 December 2008.
minimum 16 weeks 1251 in Bornemouth (no accommodation)
1675 in London (price includes 4 weeks of accommodation)

Registration fee: 50


Type of Accommodation Low Season Price High Season Price low Season Price
Single room host family 82 January 5 - June 28 120 June 28 - August 9 82 August 9 - December 20
Twin room host family groups only 78 June 7 - June 28
90 June 28 - August 9
78 August 9 - August 30
groups only
Executive host family (single room with private bathroom) 150 175 June 28 - August 9 150
Self catering residential accommodation (Available in July and August only. Please chack availability when booking. Minimum age 18) Approx. 90-140 per week single room (with private bathroom)
Approximately 75 per week twin room (with private bathroom and kitchen corner)
Important notes on accommodation

Homestay accommodation includes breakfast and dinner every day and also a light lunch at weekends. 
Laundry is not included but is available for a supplement of 5 per week. 
The host family provides bedding but please bring your own towels. 
Accommodation is available from the Saturday or Sunday before the course begins. 
Residential accommodation: student residence in the town centre. Facilities include private bathrooms for all bedrooms, kitchen corners in twin bedrooms, communal kitchens, laundry, 24-hour security. The price includes clean bedding on arrival. There after the students are responsible for washing their own bedding and for cleaning their room. Please bring your own towels. 
High season late booking supplement: in July / August, we reserve the right to apply a late-booking accommodation supplement of 20 per week to students who book less than 10 days before arrival. 
Re-booking fee: an accommodation re-booking fee of 20 may be charged if a student unreasonably requests too many changes of accommodation. 

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