We invite you to participate in the English Course and New Year’s Eve Intensive Program in Amsterdam that will be held from 24th December 2014 to 6th January 2015. A 2-weeks program immersion in the English language – classes with native speakers 5 times a week, a cultural program during the day and party / casual chat in the evenings! 2 weeks in Amsterdam will allow you to improve your language skills and to overcome the language barriers!
This is not just an English language course! It is a program full of unforgettable experiences, new encounters, dating and much more in one of the most amazing cities in the world – Amsterdam!
We have already had courses before in Amsterdam and it was very nice 🙂
The main objective of the project is to give young people a chance to practice English and improve their language skills. In addition, the project also allows students to learn more about the culture of an amazing country – the Netherlands, spending 2 weeks in one of the most unique cities of Europe – Amsterdam. The project has wide cultural and social elements – excursions, visits to various organizations, meetings with interesting people, leisure activities that enable students not only to improve the English language skills (cultural program is also conducted in English ), but also learn a lot about the country, in which education takes place!
Learning a foreign language abroad – is not just a trend, this is the most effective method to learn the language if you want to achieve results in the short term! Immersion in the foreign language environment is the best way to overcome the language barrier and make significant break in the study of a language!
English teachers in this program are native speakers from UK, USA and Australia.
Every weekday English classes will be offered to students. Emphasis will be made on the development of students’ speaking skills in order to overcome the language barrier. At the same time, students will be able to learn all the aspects related to grammar as well.
The communicative method of teaching is widely practiced during the course. In this method students are encouraged to speak the language as much as possible in order to overcome language barrier. Upon arrival, students’ proficiency in English will be tested and they will be divided into groups according to their levels. Classes will be conducted 5 days a week and will last 4 academic hours per day.
Accommodation will be provided at the University of Amsterdam and the Free University of Amsterdam students’ residences, or private apartments. Participants of the program will be accommodated in single and double rooms in various buildings in the city centre.
In addition to English language classes students will be invited to participate in various activities – a bike tour, a tour of “Secret Amsterdam”, “List Hunt”, visiting different organizations, evening games with local youth and other activities where working language will be English, so they will be able to practice it even outside their study room.
Van Gogh Museum
Anna Frank House
Rembrant House Museum
Royal Palace of Amsterdam
The National Maritim Museum
De Gooyer Windmild
Basilica of Saint Nicholas
The cultural program aims to develop communication skills, as well as introduce to culture of the Netherlands and other countries!
HOW LONG IS THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE COURSE?
The length of the course can be 2 weeks.
2 weeks: from 24th December 2014 to 6th January 2015
HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?
Participation fee 790 euros: accommodation in double bedroom, English language course and cultural activities
Participation fee 690 euros: accommodation in double bedroom and cultural activities
The apartments where the participants will live include kitchen so you can buy your food and prepare it as you wish. Food is not included in the program, you are responsible to buy it.
Flight or VISA is not included in the program. However, we will help you for you to get your Shengen Visa to the Netherlands. We have a lot of experience giving invitation letter to participants from Russia, African countries, Asia or Latin America, and all applicants successfully got their visas.
HOW CAN YOU APPLY FOR THIS COURSE?
Please, send us an e-mail with your application form fully completed by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Download your application clicking here ENGLISH-COURSE-APPLICATION-FORM-2014_AMSTERDAM