This summer, each week your child will be exploring a new topic through a series of related activities, ranging from watching video clips to reading authentic texts and playing communicative games. The programme has been mapped for your child to develop life skills such as leadership, communication, creativity and problem-solving during the English lessons in the first part of the day.

The programme is structured in one-week modules. Each module consists of 10 hours of English language courses and 10 hours of English language activities and projects. The lessons are designed to satisfy children's natural curiosity about the world and are project-based.

Course Details

Period

June 28 - September 10, tematic weeks

Age requirement 11 - 14 years old on 30 September 2021
Level For children who have studied English for at least one year
Duration 1 week: 2 hours of English and 2 hours of activities per day
Cost

580 ron - weekly module 20 hours (English + activities)*
390 ron - weekly module 10 hours (English)

*50 ron discount for current students who graduate sem 2, academic year 20-21

**35 ron discount for current students who graduate sem 2, academic year 20-21

Location Main centres, 14 Calea Dorobanți and 2 Mendeleev Street

Weekly Themes

Sherlock Holmes

Week 1 (28 June - 2 July), Week 6 (2 - 6 August), Week 11(6 - 10 Sept)

Sherlock Holmes focuses on the theme of crime and detective work. Your child will develop their ability to understand natural speech through guided watching of a Sherlock Holmes film, develop speaking skills with a focus on explaining their own views and ideas, use their reasoning skills to solve a crime related puzzle.

All About The UK

Week 2 (5 - 9 July), Week 7 (9 - 13 August)

All About the UK focuses on the four nations of the UK: Scotland, England, Northern Ireland and Wales. Your child will develop their presentation skills by working a project related to the UK, increase their understanding of the culture of the UK, develop their vocabulary for describing places.

Around The World with the British Museum

Week 3 (12 - 16 July), Week 8 (16 - 20 August)

Around The World with the British Museum focuses on learning more about the cultures of the world through objects in the collection of the British Museum. 

Your child will discover interesting stories from all the continents of the world, learn how to investigate an object like a museum curator, develop vocabulary for describing objects, develop their speaking skills by making a presentation on an object they choose.

Become an Instagrammer

Week 4 (19 - 23 July), Week 9 (23 - 27 August)

Become an Instagrammer focuses on the theme of social media, how it works and how to be successful but safe using it.  

Your child will learn vocabulary to talk about different types of social media, develop the ability to describe a photo in detail, increase their knowledge of language connected to photography, practice the language of writing a good social media post.

Frankenstein’s Monster

Week 5 (26 - 30 July), Week 10 (30 August - 3 Sept)

Frankenstein’s Monster focuses on the story of the legendary monster and will explore the origins of the story, the limits of scientific discovery and also look at other monsters in literature.  Do you know how old Mary Shelley was when she started writing the book "Frankenstein"?

Your child will develop their reading skills through reading a simplified version of Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, develop their creativity through creating their own monster, practise their speaking skills by taking part in discussions, practice giving opinions related to books and films.

Programme

Each theme is one week long.

Lessons and activities are from Monday to Friday, as follows:

  • 09.30 - 10.30 | English Lesson 1/ Activities 1
  • 10.30 - 10.45 | Break
  • 10.45 - 11.45 | English Lesson 2/ Activities 2
  • 11.45 - 12.00 | Break
  • 12.00 - 13.00 | Activities 1/ English Lesson 1
  • 13.00 - 13.15 | Break
  • 13.15 - 14.15 | Activities 2/ English Lesson 2

Registration

All participants must have their level of English language fluency assessed through a free placement test offered by the British Council. Please, book a level test here.

In case the participants are currently students at the British Council or they have already done a placement test at the British Council starting April 2021, they can contact the Customer Service Team, at our location, by phone at 021 307 96 00, by email at contact@britishcouncil.ro or contact us.

Places are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Please, book in advance.