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Global Village English Centres - GV Hawaii

Honolulu, United States
Excellent 4.8
School 5.0
Accommodation 5.0
Course 4.0
Free time activities 5.0
Maria Guarin
I really love studying at Global Village Hawaii and have learned a lot of vocabulary. It’s the perfect place to have fun, study and make new friends from around the world.

GV Hawaii is where ESL students excel academically in what can only be described as Paradise.

Global Village Hawaii delivers a first-rate educational experience to students from across the globe. Once you join our family, your English will rapidly improve on our warm, safe, and friendly island. At Global Village Hawaii, you will achieve your educational goals, have unforgettable adventures, and leave filled with memories and Aloha.

What makes GV Hawaii unique?

- Academic excellence in a safe and beautiful island.

- Official Cambridge Testing Center for FCE, CAE and CPE exams.

- University Pathway, and Academic Year.

- International curriculum aligned with the CEF proficiency scale.

- Excellent teachers to help you achieve your goals.

- Residence, Apartment and Homestay are available.

- Located in exciting Honolulu, close to Waikiki and other beautiful beaches.

Courses

General English Program TOP CHOICE
From 16 years old 15 students per class 1 lesson — 45 minutes
Course starts every Monday and is for all language levels
6 November—17 November

Whether you are a complete beginner or an advanced English speaker, this superb overall course will give you the skills and confidence necessary to get to the next level of proficiency.

• 8 level system from Beginner to Advanced.

• A verage 8 -12 weeks per level.

• Levels configured to Common European Framework.

• Improves students’ ability to speak English in practical situations.

• Emphasis placed on spoken reproduction of the language.

• Integrates all skill areas (pronunciation, listening, reading and writing).

• Core program focuses on communicative grammar and functional dialogue.

• Elective program further develops grammar, vocabulary, and fluency.

• Monthly testing to measure student progress.

• Regular student surveys to ensure consistently high level of quality.

GV General English Provides:

- Great nationality mix students from over 20 countries!

- Small class sizes average12 students per class.

- 20 social activities per month.

- Certified teaching staff.

- Comprehensive communicative curriculum speaking focused!

Lessons of 50 min.

Accommodation

You can check out other accommodation options on Airbnb. Grab $20 for your first trip!

Kapiolani Residence

10 minutes from school on public transport
Minimum age — 16
No meals

The Kapiolani Residence offers single and furnished rooms with shared kitchen and bathroom. The residence is next to a bus line, an array of restaurants, and is close to GV Hawaii, Waikiki, shops and the ocean. Wireless internet access and coin operated laundry facilities, and bike racks are available.

Includes airport pickup.

no meals

Homestay

60 minutes from school on public transport
Minimum age — 16
Full board/no meals

Do you want to stay with an English speaking family? GV's in-house accommodation departments ensure timely, effective service. GV Homestay provides a safe, friendly and secure environment for students, while giving them the opportunity to experience and enjoy the local culture.

Features:

- 24 hour emergency phone.

- Full board (3 meals per day).

- Roomstay (no meal plan, but the student has access to kitchen).

- Students under 18 years old are subject to a surcharge of $30/ per week on Homestay fee per person.

Your GV Homestay experience:

- Airport transfer service (optional).

- Home-cooked meals with opportunities for dinner time conversation.

- Your own private room .

- Opportunities for weekend family interaction.

Apartments

60 minutes from school on public transport
Minimum age — 16
No meals

Apartments are located in Waikiki area and it is convenient to the Waikiki Beach, shops, restaurants, and GV Hawaii by public transportation. All units have kitchenette and private bathroom. Internet access and coin operated laundry facilities are available. The facility service varies with the apartment buildings.

Kaimuki Residence

20 minutes from school on public transport
Minimum age — 16
No meals

The Kaimuki Residence offers single and furnished rooms with kitchenette and shared bathroom facilities. It is convenient to GV Hawaii by public transportation. Facilities include an outdoor BBQ, wireless internet access, coin operated laundry facilities, and bike racks.

Includes airport pickup.

Transfer

Lifehack: download Uber (an app that enables you to request a taxi from your smartphone) and get $20 for your first trip by using promocode r19ur

Flights

Flight is not included. We recommend you to book your flight only after you get a visa to your destination country or make sure that you don't need one. Ticket price is for your information only.
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Reviews

Colombia
September 2015
Progress:
B1C1
4.8
excellent

I really love studying at Global Village Hawaii and have learned a lot of vocabulary. It’s the perfect place to have fun, study and make new friends from around the world. This is the most amazing experience of my life. Everyone is very friendly and sociable. Classes are interesting and fun. We had a lot of field trips which made learning enjoyable. The activities that the school offers make it easy to learn about Hawaiian culture.

About school

Address
Pacific Guardian Tower, 1440 Kapiolani Blvd #1100, Honolulu, HI 96814, USA
Students
Average age: 25
  • South Korea — 4%
  • Latin America — 6%
  • Japan — 39%
  • Western Europe — 44%
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