Tutoring Session

Homestay Tuition

English Language Home Schooling

AGES

14 - 17

Our Homestay Tuition Programme is perfect for students who would love to spend 100% of their time with one of our premium British host families and go through professional English Language Tuition.

Course Dates and Availability

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Our Mini Stay Programme is open from September to May and students can usually arrive any Saturday or Sunday. Most of our students stay with us from 2 to 4 weeks.

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Our Homestay Tuition Programme includes:

London Taxi

Transfer Service

from Heathrow and Gatwick airports

We pick up our students from the airport and take them straight to their homestay or residence.

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English Course

20 lessons per week

Students have four individual lessons a day from Monday to Friday. Lessons take place in the morning.

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Course Materials

Books and Photocopiables

All academic materials are included in the programme. However, students are expected to bring their own stationery.

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Accommodation

Host Family

Students attending this programme will stay with one of our premium host families.

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24/7 Student Support

Emergency Phone and Safeguarding

An exclusive line is available to all students - 24 hours as day, 7 days a week.

Fish and Chips

Full Board

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Students are offered breakfast, lunch and dinner during their stays. Packed lunches will be provided for school trips.

International Diploma

Achievement Certificate

Students will receive a Certificate of Achievement at the end of their courses.

Build your Homestay Tuition Programme

Students can add other premium services to make their language learning experience in Bournemouth even more memorable.

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Weekend in London

an overnight trip to the UK capital

Students can choose to spend a weekend in London for some incredible shopping and sightseeing.

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International Exams

Trinity College or Cambridge University

Students have the option to take an international exam: GESE by Trinity or Linguaskill by Cambridge University.

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Excursions

Full-day and half-day trips

Students can take part join in different trips and visit popular places such as London and Oxford.

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Travel Insurance

for some extra peace of mind

Students can opt to take out their travel insurance with the Language Training Company.

About Bournemouth

Bournemouth is located on the southern coast of England and enjoys a mild climate. With seven miles of golden sands and sparkling sea, only a short walk from the school, this vibrant cosmopolitan town has it all. Bournemouth is famous for its entertainment venues, educational and sports facilities, and its restful atmosphere. Founded in 1800, the town has grown into a resort which is characterised by its wide, tree-lined avenues and pedestrian areas. Victorian architecture is complemented by beautiful gardens, modern stores, cafes, and eateries. Visitors are sure to enjoy loads of memorable experiences.

The Course

Our English language courses have a workload of 15 hours per week over 20 lessons of 45 minutes each. All our courses include language skills development, project work and a hands on approach which aims at preparing students for educational trips and outings. We also encourage our learners to put the new language they learned into practice by engaging in creative tasks and facing real life situations with confidence. 

Lessons

During our English language courses students will attend 4 45-minute lessons everyday (20 lessons per week). The duration of each lesson allows students to keep focused and motivated as they switch from new language input to practice and production with all members of their host family. Lessons are planned so that students have the opportunity to interact with their host family and community in order to naturally improve their English. All our host teachers hold a certificate or diploma from University of Cambridge, which guarantees ​the quality of our academic programme. The use of music, arts and technology play a great role in the curriculum designed by our in-school academic team.  

Students will do a level test and have a quick chat with our academic team before they are placed in a group of students of the same age and level.

Levels

Our levels follow the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference) and are organised as follows:

Beginner

CEFR A1

Elementary

CEFR A2

Pre-Intermediate

CEFR B1

Intermediate

CEFR B1+

Upper Intermediate

CEFR B2

Advanced

CEFR C1

Accommodation

Staying with a family is probably the best way to practise your English and learn more about the British way of life. Bournemouth is a city of many cultures and this is reflected in the homestays we use. Families are carefully selected for their friendliness, cleanliness and access to and from the school. Host family homes are regularly inspected and most of our families are located within 20-45 minutes away from the beach and town centre. The family will provide all the necessary assistance. Services included:

  • Single room 

  • Shared bathroom

  • Full board (breakfast, pack lunch and dinner)

  • Laundry, sheets and towels provided by the family

Activities (optional)

Students attending the programme have the option to enjoy a fun and diverse programme of activities which take place in the afternoon, evening and weekend.

Typical Activities

  • Visits to museums, castles and cathedrals;

  • Shopping, movies, karaoke, international sports;

  • At night: international parties, barbecues, etc.;

  • Kayaking, sailing body board, surfing, etc.;

  • Bowling, cooking workshops, Pantomime Theatre;

  • Cinema, Laser Quest, Mini golf and Light Disco.

Excursions (optional)

It is also possible to visit some of the most amazing places in the UK.

Typical Full-day Excursions

  • London weekend (2 full days)

  • Oxford

  • Bath

  • Hever Castle (Jousting Show)

  • Portsmouth (HMS Victory)

  • Windsor (including tour of Harry Potter Studio)

Typical Half-day Excursions

  • Poole Harbour and Sandbanks

  • Christchurch Priory and Highcliffe Castle

  • Jurassic Coast (Corfe Castle, Swanage, Durdle Door, Old Harry Rock)

  • Salisbury Cathedral

  • Stonehenge

Do you have any questions?

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Call us: +44 (0) 1202 772030

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Brandon & Clifton House

44 - 46 St Peter's Rd.

Bournemouth, Dorset, UK

BH1 2LT

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