English language courses for juniors in New York
Junior English courses in New York are probably the most exciting opportunity to learn English abroad with a fascinating program of activities in one of the most impressive cities in the world. The children and young students who take a trip to New York to learn English, live together in the middle of Manhattan in a student residence. This is a safe environment in which you have the opportunity to sample the incredible atmosphere of the metropolis of New York – an experience that you will remember for the whole of your life!
Juniors can learn English in New York with other children and young people from around the world, can make new friends and explore the city and its surroundings on exciting excursions. There are great attractions and famous places to discover such as: the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building, Times Square, Wall Street, Broadway ... and everywhere, whether sightseeing or shopping, you are surrounded by the English language so you have the opportunity to communicate in English in real everyday situations. It will allow you to increase your self-confidence in dealing with a foreign language. A visit to Broadway to see the most up-to-date plays in one of the most legendary theatre districts in the world is fascinating and good listening practice. The school organises numerous excursions in New York so that you can experience different sides of the city through sightseeing tours, visits to amusement parks, museums or the zoo. New York offers endless opportunities for you to spend a great time in the city.
Our School Location
Our language school in New York, USA is located in the heart of the city, in the world-renowned district of Manhattan, on Fifth Avenue. Being just one block away from Broadway and a stone’s throw away from the famous Macy’s shopping centre and the New York Public Library, the language school boasts an exciting location in which to learn English. The imposing Empire State Building, one of New York’s many famous landmarks, is situated directly across the street. Students can expect a unique setting, a location characterised by its incredible diversity and which promises impressive cultural sights and something fun to suit all interests.
Our language school in New York City is in a prime location in the heart of Manhattan. The glamorous theatres on Broadway, the Empire State Building, Greenwich Village, Times Square, ABC Studios and the world-famous Hard Rock Café are all right on your doorstep
The language centre is located in a restored Art Deco building and has been modernised with the latest equipment and teaching aids. Interactive whiteboards make learning easy and effective. All of the classrooms are bright and spacious and are just the right size for each class. The school has seventeen classrooms, two computer rooms with Internet access and Wi-Fi in all rooms. There is also a lobby where students are welcomed, can get information and can book the leisure activities on offer. Two lounges are a central gathering spot for students and teachers to congregate between lessons. Students also have access to a study centre and a library for additional research needs and study time.
The school in New York also has a centre exclusively for our executive clients furnished with flat-screen TV, daily newspapers and magazines, Wi-Fi and Skype, snacks, as well as a computer, printer, photocopier, telephone and fax machine.
The central location of the school in New York makes it easily accessible by public transport. Most subways and busses have stops just minutes away from the school. The American teachers and staff welcome all students with open arms. They are very dedicated and will make sure that your time in New York is both productive and enjoyable. We are confident that you will enjoy your language journey to America and will have new and exciting experiences to take home.
"I had pretty big expectations according to the language programme, because it’s my first time, that I take part in such organisation. I have to admit that my expectations are completely fulfilled. I like that it’s possible to talk with the teachers with the feeling that they are interested in your wellbeing. The location of the camp is amazing. You always have to do something in the city, which never sleeps."
"Living on the campus is great. The staff is really nice, as well as the teachers. The classes are great and we do lots of different things, it’s never boring. I’m happy about having class during the holidays if the classes are that cool!"
"This Summer course is an unforgettable experience. Not only you have a great opportunity to see the real nature of the city you’re in but also you’ll get to know people from all around the world! Moreover it is a great way to study English both in the classroom and outside."
"I love this school. I met so many new people in my first week and we're all good friends. Everyone here is like a family. Not only the students. Also the staff are really nice to everyone. The excursions are fun too. We learn new things and get closer to other peoples' cultures."
"I really like the school because people here are really friendly. They really care about everyone, it's like a big family. I also like the classes here. You learn a lot of English and it's always fun. The trips are amazing! The staff think about great things where we can go to. I really love experiencing new things. Every year I have a great time here."
The junior English language courses in New York are a unique experience for young participants between 12 and 19 years old. The junior students can experience an excellent mix of exciting English lessons and equally excitingleisure activities. The junior English language course in New York consists of 20 lessons of 50 minutes per week.
This ensures that the course is at the right level for them and neither too easy or too difficult. Then there is the orientation session where the new arrivals are welcomed, they receive their timetable and an overview of the planned activities and get to know the school building and the campus. The students have their language courses in groups with a maximum class size of 15 participants. The relatively small group size ensures that all the junior students can take part in discussions and the teacher can concentrate on the language needs of individual students. The school pays particular attention to making the groups as international as possible.
This will enable the participants to make friends with people from many different countries and encourage them to communicate in English outside the classroom. The classes focus on the four language areas: listening, speaking, reading and writing. The teachers aim to give the students self-confidence in the use of the foreign language and encourage them, above all, to speak English. During their stay the students receive progress reports and the teachers give them constant support to help them achieve their language leaning goals. All the teaching materials are provided by the school, and the students only need to bring a writing pad and pens with them. At the end of the course the junior students will receive a certificate of attendance. A trip to New York to learn English is a great experience, with interesting lessons, exciting leisure activities and great fun for students. The participants will enjoy an experience they will remember forever, make new friends and gain confidence in the use of the English language.
Course Prices (in Euro)
Residence accommodation includes: accommodation in double rooms, full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner), internet access in the room, support around the clock and 24-hour emergency number, comfortable lounges, games rooms, gym, coin-operated washer
On group journeys, we offer free accommodation, airport transfers, activities and excursions to accompanying teachers.
Course Dates and Info
Prices for the junior programme to New York include:
Language course: 20 lessons with 50 minutes each per week, 13 students per class (average, max. 15 students), course material including books, international classes, welcome package, full activity programme, supervised sports programme and excursions, e.g. basketball, baseball, bowling etc. Minimum 3 half day excursions and one full days excursion per week, sports and team activites, course certificate, personal support in New York (24/7).
Residence: Accommodation in Single or double rooms, fullboard (breakfast, lunch and dinner), free Wifi, 24 hours security system.
Transfer: The transfer is not included in the package and costs from 180,- Euro per person.
Please note, that the language school charges and extra fee of 95,- Euro in case you booked the unaccompanied minor service with the airline.
In New York, the students will live together in our campus residence in Manhattan's Upper West Side. The staff of the language school will be present around the clock so that the students can practice their language with a language partner even at night.
In the residence, students are accommodated in single or double rooms, where there will be sufficient space to store personal items as well as a comfortable space where they can do their homework. The bathroom is shared with four other students.
The rooms are equipped with free internet access and in their free time, the students can make the most of the campus open areas such as basketball courts and other sports facilities. For those wanting to do laundry, there are coin operated washing machines also available.
Included in the price is full board accommodation with breakfast, lunch and dinner. Breakfast is usually typically American, for example, a muffin and juice served in the cafeteria of the campus. Lunch will be a sandwich and snacks and can also be made as a packed lunch. In the evening, everyone comes together for the main meal. This is a hot dish such as a pasta dish with salad and a dessert.
On the junior language courses an exciting activity program is equally as important as the interesting lessons. There is nowhere better for juniors to experience than New York and parents do not need to worry about their children as there are always supervisors to make sure that the students are not left alone in New York city.
The children arrive in New York on Sunday and spend the day resting after the journey and getting to know the campus. On the first Monday the students have lunch together and an orientation session followed by games to break the ice before the Welcome Party in the evening.
You can guarantee that the students will not be bored for one moment as on the following days there are many exciting things to do. There are trips to New York City where they can see Times Square, discover 5th Avenue and the Empire State Building, visit the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, or take a trip to the zoo. The program can also include trips to amusement parks and there is often the chance to see a play on Broadway. On the campus and in the immediate vicinity of the school there are facilities for numerous sporting activities such as basketball, baseball or bowling. A scavenger hunt is always a lot of fun and you can relax on the beach in the afternoon. In the evenings, the school organises frequent activities on the campus, such as: film nights, karaoke nights and international parties. All transport to the activities is included in the price.
There is a great deal to experience in New York and our school makes sure that the junior students get to know the best side of the city!