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OISE York Junior Camp

York, United Kingdom
Excellent 4.8
School 4.0
Accommodation 5.0
Course 5.0
Free time activities 5.0
The lessons were great!

OISE York is an English language summer school for teens 13-17 y.o. 30 minutes from the historic center of York.

OISE York is set in the impressive grounds of Queen Ethelburga’s, a traditional English boarding school. Located within 100 acres of rural countryside, its luxurious accommodation and facilities are second to none.

OISE York is a modern school with a vast amount to offer both in terms of facilities and the surrounding English countryside. Students engage with active lessons and creative projects under the supervision and guidance of an experienced teaching staff.

OISE York delivers a full day of learning which focuses on language, academic literacy, subject literacy and social and cultural fluency. Lessons generally follow a topic throughout the day, flowing seamlessly from grammar and vocabulary to more productive and creative tasks in the afternoons.

The school has a great deal to offer in terms of sports facilities including a full-size football pitch. Several student activities are arranged every afternoon and evening. Every Wednesday there are educational tours. On weekends, the school organizes trips for the whole day, you can visit Leeds, Manchester, Liverpool.

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The course is only available for booking in the following dates: 2 July—29 July 2018  
From 13 to 17 years old 8 students per class 1 lesson — 90 minutes

A bespoke 23 hours of tuition a week programme for motivated individuals which will develop their language knowledge, confidence and fluency through the study of areas such as Critical thinking, Business, Drama and Creative Writing. The exploration and growth in one’s interpersonal skills, inter-cultural awareness and ability to self-study.

Structure The timetable will offer a balanced day between classroom tuition and extra-curricular activities which also play a big in a student’s learning journey. The programme is tailored to accommodate different abilities, goals and interests.

Students of all levels are able to attend. From beginner (A1) to advanced (C1), the content will be adapted to all the different levels.

These lessons cover the four core English topics: Speaking, Listening, Reading and Writing. It helps to further practise and manage grammar structure and vocabulary.

The small groups of up to eight students allow the tutor to give constant individual feedback to the student and offer maximum attention.

The lessons are designed to stimulate the fluent use of English in a range of relevant contexts that will be useful to students in the coming years.

At the beginning of the course, students are tested on their existing English ability and are divided into appropriate groups of no more than eight students according to their level.

In the morning classes are focused on the development of oral and written expression and comprehension, the study of grammatical structures and development of vocabulary.

In the evening, workshops focusing on oral communication promote fluency and correct inaccuracies in pronunciation. Confidence in English is built through interesting discussions, presentations and creative writing.


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5 minutes from school walking
Minimum age — 13
Full board

Students are accommodated in the school residences in small dormitories of between 4 and 6 students and offer en-suite bathroom facilities.

Meals are provided in the school dining hall. Special dietary requirements can be considered and a vegetarian option is always available.

Included in the course price
full board




July 2015

The lessons were great and I met a lot of students of different nationalities with whom I also did a lot of activities, like sports and cultural events.

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Thorpe Underwood Hall,Thorpe Green Ln,York YO26 9SS, United Kingdom
Average age: 15
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