Enjoy Summer in Manchester


English and activity summer camp for students aged 10-15 years old.

There is no better way to learn English than by submersing yourself in the culture. That is why Notting Hill College are proud to announce our two-week summer activity program for young people.

Day-to-Day Schedule

Time

Activity

9:30am 1st English lesson
10:30am 10 min break
10:40am 2nd English lesson
11:40am 10 min break
11:50am Language based activity
12:20pm LUNCH
1pm Out-door activities begin
5pm End of day

 

Course Aim

This programme aims to combine first-rate classroom teaching with an abundance of exciting activities to entertain young people while they learn. Activities include of swimming, tours, climbing walls, zorbing, bowling, trampolining and many more activities in the Manchester area.

Methodology

Our teachers focus their lessons around the ‘Immersive Theory’ which means students develop their second language by living and interacting In an English speaking community. We believe this gives students an experience which is close to replicating the learning of their first language and enhances overall language development.

Structure

Each day in the camp is abundant by various types of activities. The day begins with English lessons which include functional skills, drama and interesting topics to immerse students in the English culture. Then in the afternoon students are taken to out-door activity, excursions, or artistic activity. At all times student are escorted by an assigned tutor.

Venue

Notting Hill College Summer Camp takes place in the heart of Manchester where students gain excellent first-hand experience in using English in a variety of new and exciting scenarios.

Accommodation

Students will be staying in Hatters Hostel in the Northern Quarter. This beautiful Victorian building has free Wifi in all the bedrooms and is located just 15 minutes (walking) from the college.

English Classes

Each morning the students undertake General English lessons at the college. These lessons focused on functional skills, conversational English which overall aims at developing learners individual linguistic skills, and highlights fluency.

Nature of English in Notting Hilll College Summer Camp

The summer camp focuses on learners need and helps in improving their skills, boosts their confidence and independence. Each lesson integrates activities which enhance all four language skills; speaking, listening, reading and writing. Special attention is also given to grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation.
Our classes are highly communicative and dynamic with sole focus on the learners needs. All of this combined create a fun, social, interactive environment in which students can thrive.

Language-Based Activities

The final part of each morning includes practical extracurricular activities related to language learning. During this part, students combine language skills with drama lessons, photography and other areas that aims to develop their personal skills. This helps them to refine what they have been learning in class and boost their confidence in using the language.

Out-Door Activities

Afternoons are filled with a range of activities at various venues throughout the Manchester area. These include

  • Swimming
  • Skiing
  • Football
  • Stadium Tours
  • Media City
  • Climbing Walls
  • Trampolining
  • Museums
  • ‘Lockin’ Escape Games
  • Shopping
  • Arcades
  • Zorbing
  • Bowling
  • Go-Karting

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