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XPLORE 10 Evaluating Oral Skills

INFORMATION GAP ACTIVITIES


Languages
Activity Whats the Best Language Course for Me?
A. In pairs take turns to complete the following tasks.
1. Answer these questions
quickly.
a. Have you ever considered
participating in an English
language course abroad?
b. Where would you like to take that
course?
c. What would be the greatest
benefits of participating in this
course?
d. What difficulties would you have
to deal with?
2. Choosing the most suitable Summer language course
abroad can be difficult. Discuss with your partner which
criteria a youngster must pay attention to when
selecting a Summer language course.
B. Imagine you and your partner want to enrol in an English
language course during your Summer holiday but you
still have not decided where and which course to take.
Each of you will receive a leaflet from a language school
describing its Summer courses. You will need to ask each
other questions to learn more about each programme
and then decide which to enrol in.

Teresa Pinto de Almeida, Paula M. Arajo, Telma Coelho de Sousa

XPLORE 10 Evaluating Oral Skills

1. Read the

leaflets in

order to

gather
information

to fill in the table below.

Student A
Location:
Amount of

The English World

lessons:
Lesson
timetable:
Course
duration:
Activities:
Brief
description:

Student B
Location:
Amount of

Kingpin Languages

lessons:
Lesson
timetable:
Course
duration:
Activities:
Brief
description:

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XPLORE 10 Evaluating Oral Skills

2. Ask each other questions to learn more about each


course and decide which one you both want to enrol in.

COURSE STRUCTURE
The Classes
These will concentrate on grammar, vocabulary, phrases
and pronunciation.
Teachers will ensure that students will be able to use
what they learn when speaking and writing English.
There will also be a weekly test to check what they have
learnt. Students will also complete a written project to
take back home with them as a record of their time with
us.
This will allow parents to share in their childs experience
and see what they have done during their stay.

The English World


Levels
Elementary Advanced
Class Times
3 hours daily
Monday - Friday
9 - 12pm

Teachers
We only recruit highly qualified and
experienced teachers who are motivated,
energetic and dedicated to providing a
memorable learning experience to all young
learners. All our staff are specifically trained
to work with this age group.
Personal Tutors
Every student will be assigned a personal
tutor who will assist them in all aspects of
their learning, accommodation and
extracurricular activities.

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ACTIVITIES
Activities are planned to maximise choice & will
be provided at no extra cost.
These include London trips so that students can
have a unique opportunity to discover one of the
worlds major capital cities in a safe and
organised way. Daily excursions to the University
cities of Oxford or Cambridge, the vibrant seaside
town of Brighton, the world famous Stonehenge
or Shakespeares birth place will also be available
at no extra cost.
HARROWON-

There is also access to sporting facilities so we


can offer students swimming, football and tennis.
Arts, crafts and drama production activities are
also available and integrated in classroom tasks.

The English WORLD


Summer Language
Courses
45 Brook St,
Kingpin
Peterborough
United Kingdom

Prices
These include all tuition, social
programme, excursions,
accommodation and food.

Languages

1 week - 320
weeks - 945

Worldwide

PROGRAMME VACATION ENGLISH


Brief Description
Course
Facts
Vacation English is our least intensive course option, helping
you to
improve
your English language skills but leaving you with plenty of free time for
Course start dates
sightseeing and leisure activities.
Every week
Course entry level
Elementary to
Advanced
Number of lessons
20 lessons per week
Lesson length
45 minutes
Course length
Minimum two weeks
Locations
United Kingdom,
Ireland, Australia,
New Zealand, USA
Canada
Teresa Pinto de Almeida, Paula M. Arajo, Telmaand
Coelho
de Sousa
Class size
Average 12,

XPLORE 10 Evaluating Oral Skills

This programme is the best for you if:

You want to combine English classes with a holiday.

You want to choose how long you want to study, with


courses from 2 weeks to 52 weeks.

You want to study in a suitable class for your English level.

You want to practise your new English skills whilst out


sightseeing or during organised social activities.

You want to receive a certificate at the end of your course.

Your classes

Our experienced team of teachers will focus your study on the four main
language disciplines of reading, writing, listening and speaking. Your fluency
and confidence will increase rapidly thanks to Kingpins proven
communicative teaching method.

Course Structure

Each week you will receive: 20 lessons of General English


Total: 15 hours per week.
Classes can alternate between mornings and afternoons.
Your exact timetable will depend on the school of your choice.

Teresa Pinto de Almeida, Paula M. Arajo, Telma Coelho de Sousa