Holiday Program

ENGLISH FROM BEGINNER TO ADVANCED

The courses are short but intensive and are designed for learning during the holidays. The activities include theater, music and dance activities, grammatical intensive courses or even workshops and much more – all courses and activities are conducted in English.
Intensive Grammar Courses for secondary schools are offered during all holidays, please have a look on our “Events” page.

COURSE SUBJECTS

  • PT 1. Polly Holiday Age 4 – 8
  • PT 2. English through Drama Holiday Course (age 4 – 13 years)
  • PT 3. Get Ahead and Catch Up Holiday Courses for ages 8 to 19
  • PT 4. Cool Summer English age 10 – 19 years

PART ONE

  • Polly Holiday Course 4-8 years

SUBJECT DESCRIPTION

Polly Holiday
In this course, your child, aged 4 to 8, will go on an English-speaking adventure while following four animated episodes of Polly the Collie and Nat the Cat as they travel around the world. Kids have such a wonderful time at Polly Holiday, they hardly notice how much they’re learning while they speak English with ease.
In Polly Holiday, your child will have lots of fun playing games, singing songs, cooking, doing experiments and making crafts in an English-speaking environment.
The intensive structure of this course will help your child retain what they’ve learnt as well as prepare them for learning English at school. Kids have such a wonderful time at Polly Holiday, they hardly notice how much they’re learning while they speak English with ease. The course will keep them happy and occupied as well as make constructive use of any holiday break.
Polly Holiday is offered during pre-school and primary school holidays throughout the year.

SUBJECT DURATION

1 week

PART TWO

  • Get ahead holiday course 8 – 19 years

SUBJECT DESCRIPTION

Get Ahead and Catch Up Holiday Courses for ages 8 to 19
Get Ahead and Catch Up are several courses designed for students who would like to increase their skills and performance in English as well as keep up with their English studies over the school holidays. All this is achieved through fun and interactive activities, games and positive reinforcement during lessons as well as repeated hearing of the language at home.
Get Ahead and Catch Up are several courses designed for students who would like to increase their skills and performance in English as well as keep up with their English studies over the school holidays.
Studies have shown that consistency is important when learning a foreign language. This means children should continue to hone and practise their English, even when school is not in session—and this is exactly what the Get Ahead and Catch Up courses offer!
These holiday courses are for students aged 8 to 19 who have already studied English in school. The learning materials are age and level appropriate and are designed to enhance and improve spoken English, reading, writing and grammar, as well as increase vocabulary. All this is achieved through fun and interactive activities, games and positive reinforcement during lessons as well as repeated hearing of the language at home. Students enjoying this positive learning experience will do much better in school as a result and feel more confident and enthusiastic about English when the school year begins.

SUBJECT DURATION

1 week

PART THREE

  • British Pantomime 4 – 12 years

SUBJECT DESCRIPTION

English through Drama Holiday Course
In this exciting holiday course, English through Drama, children learn and practise spoken English by presenting funny, modern versions to classic fairytales in the style of British pantomime, with wild costumes and slapstick humour.
In English through Drama, children learn and practise spoken English by presenting funny, modern versions to classic fairytales in the style of British pantomime, with wild costumes and slapstick humour. The enjoyable content of this course and the dramatic techniques learnt, help children overcome any inhibitions they may have speaking English and also offers the perfect time for them to let their star shine.
English through Drama is taught for 4 to 5 hours a day for 1 to 4 weeks during school holidays.

SUBJECT DURATION

1-4 weeks

PART FOUR

  • Helen Doron’s Cool Summer For Teenagers

SUBJECT DESCRIPTION

Helen Doron’s Cool Summer students improve both spoken and written English skills through great music, mind mapping and learning about different cultures and countries.
Cool Summer teaches about Acceptance, Respect and Tolerance and has three main Goals:
• To create a framework where teenagers from different backgrounds can study and interact together in order to foster a better understanding of different people and their cultures.
• To improve the camper’s English expression skills, both written and verbal.
• To experience the unique environment of their campsite.
From day one, the campers will be encouraged to interact through ice-breaking activities designed to allow them to get to know each other.
As the session progresses the campers will discover more about themselves and the differences and similarities between themselves and the other teens in the camp. There will also be a section on four major different world cultures to provide information about people and their way of life that the teens have not yet experienced.

SUBJECT DURATION

1 week

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