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LEARN ENGLISH IN A HOMESTAY We have a superb selection of qualified and experienced English Language tutors based in England, Scotland, Canada and South Africa. Learn English in a Homestay and English Langauge Homestays language school was founded in 1992 to provide foreign students with excellent academic programmes and a nurturing environment with close student- teacher relationships. You can enjoy an English language one to one learning experience at one of our many super locations across England, Scotland, Europe, New Zealand, France and South Africa. Our English language tutors are lucky to live in some of the best locations and enjoy the best weather you could hope to find, whether you are looking for a sunny coastline, wonderful countryside or vibrant cities. Take a closer look… Follow us Email: email@example.com @englanghomestay www.learnenglish1-2-1.com PH: (44) 1273 462 772
Home Tuition courses We have high standards in all we do. Learn English quickly with your own tutor on a 1 to 1 basis, studying at their home in the UK (England and Scotland), France, Canada and South Africa. We can help you develop your spoken and written English language skills whether you are a beginner, intermediate or at a professional or business English level. We have Locations around the world where you can immerse yourself in beauty, culture and learning English. You can enjoy an English language one to one learning experience at one of our many super locations across England, Scotland, Europe, New Zealand, France and South Africa. Our English language tutors are lucky to live in some of the best locations and enjoy the best weather you could hope to find, whether you are looking for a sunny coastline, wonderful countryside or vibrant cities. CONTENTS General English 4 @englanghomestay Exam English 6 Business English 8 Fast Track English 10 @englanghomestay IELTS 12 Boarding School Exeat Holiday English Courses 14 https://www.facebook.com/ English Plus 16 homestaytuition/ Intensive English 18 English for Families 20 W www.learnenglish1-2-1.com Aviation English Pre-Test Refresher Course 22 Preparatory Aviation English Course 24 Aviation English for Cabin Crew 26 P (44) 1273 462 772 Au Pairs 28 Your Homestay Tutors 30 E firstname.lastname@example.org
GENERAL ENGLISH COURSE Freedom to enjoy an Intensive English programme in a customised way Courses are designed to help students learn English, enhance their English language skills or study through an intensive general English course. Add to this our organised activities and excursions, you can quickly improve your English and experience the English way of life. We help you to improve your confidence in the English language at a speed you feel happy with, while having a great time exploring your chosen destination. So if you wish to improve your communication skills through speaking, listening, reading or written English and have an amazing time, then contact us now. The length of programme can be from 1 week to 3 months on our General English Courses. If you would like to improve your conversational English, whether you are a beginner, intermediate or advanced, our experienced English tutors will help you improve quickly. On our Conversation English programmes you stay at the home of your tutor so there is plenty of opportunity to practise your English outside of your formal lessons or you can even learn the English language abroad. Follow us @englanghomestay Homestay Accommodation included COURSE OFFERINGS • Beginners to Intermediate to Advanced • Those whose career prospects could be enhanced by learning English • Those needing help with exams and studies 4
FIND OUR MORE READ ON https://www.learnenglish1-2-1.com/courses/general-english/ EMAIL:JACKIE@ENGLISHLANGUAGEHOMESTAYS.CO.UK HOMESTAY WITH A PRIVATE TUTOR PLEASE CALL US ON :+44 1273 462 772 English Language homestays are becoming increasingly popular amongst foreign students who want to learn English. You get to live with a British family while you attend classes. But a homestay with a private tutor is even better as you’ll be staying with a teacher who’ll conduct the English lessons at home. COMFORTABLE SURROUNDINGS You get to stay in an actual home instead of a hostel, boarding house or hotel. You’ll enjoy mealtime with your host, as well as go on excursions with them, while staying in your own “room”. SPECIAL ONE-ON-ONE ATTENTION The biggest benefit by far has to be that you get your own tutor to teach you at your own pace. Your lessons are structured according to your personalised learning objectives. Your progress is monitored by your private tutor and you’ll learn at a pace that is suitable to your level.
EXAM ENGLISH COURSES Offers private tuition to students who wish to prepare for an internationally recognised examination For students who are working towards specific exams, First Certificate; PET; Baccalaureate or Cambridge Exam English Homestay courses offer private tuition to students who wish to prepare for an internationally recognised examination and who wish to progress quickly within a fairly short space of time. The individual tailoring and support provided by our tutors helps to maximize students’ potential for success. These individually prepared programmes take place in the tutors home. During your stay you will experience a combination of formal one-to-one instruction together with informal leisure activities, matched to your interests. We feel that this blended approach to learning maximizes your time with us and builds confidence in real-life situations. NB – Please note for small groups of 4 to 10 people we can offer training at our school. Follow us @englanghomestay Homestay Accommodation included WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR? Starting at 15 hours of high quality lessons a week the exam English course is especially designed to help students preparing to take different English exams including the popular IELTS as well as the PET, CAE, CPE and TOEIC. 6
FIND OUR MORE READ ON https://www.learnenglish1-2-1.com/courses/exam-english/ TOEIC EXAM EMAIL:MARKETING@ENGLISHLANGUAGEHOMESTAYS.CO.UK The Test of English for PLEASE CALL US ON :+44 1273 462 772 International Communication is produced by ETS (Educational IELTS Testing Service). TOEIC test The International English Language Testing System, is designed to questions are based on real-life assess the language ability of candidates who need to study or work work settings in an international where English is used as the language of communication. IELTS is environment (meetings, travel, required for entry to university in the UK and other countries. IELTS is recognised by universities and employers in many countries, telephone conversations, etc). including Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, the UK and the USA. It is also recognised by professional bodies, immigration CAMBRIDGE ENGLISH: authorities and other government agencies. More than 1.4 million people a year take the test. PRELIMINARY (PET) AND FCE A B1/Low Intermediate level, the Preliminary English Test, is one of the Cambridge ESOL exams. It is for those working towards an intermediate level of English. CAMBRIDGE ENGLISH: ADVANCED (CAE) This C1/Advanced level is for those that can communicate with confidence in English for work or study purposes. CAE is taken by more than 60,000 people each year in more than 60 countries. CAMBRIDGE ENGLISH: PROFICIENCY (CPE) The Cambridge Proficiency exam is the hardest of the Cambridge exams. It is for those that really love English. If you pass this test your English is good enough for you to teach English to others. Your English will be good enough to study at any British university. Over 45,000 people in more than 80 countries take the CPE exam each year.
BUSINESS ENGLISH COURSE Follow us @englanghomestay Designed to help you improve your English in a typical business environment Although you may have a good grasp of conversational English, the world of Business and Commerce often requires a higher level of understanding of the English language. Our business English courses will enhance your English skills to prepare you for working in all types of commerce and can be tailored to specific COURSE OFFERINGS professions including law, medicine and accountancy. On a Business English homestay you will study business communication methods such as human • Making you more confident resource, presenting meetings and communication when conducting meetings and skills. Not only will our Hosts provide comfortable accommodation but they will also accompany you on interviews. a number of excursions and day trips during your • Examining vocabulary and stay, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the British way of life. These will vary depending on topics used in the worlds of where you stay but can include London, Brighton and business, commerce, and other places of local interest. Afterwards you will international relations. enjoy evenings spent over dinner conversing about your day and maybe having a pint in a traditional • Brushing up on your English Pub. communication skills used in the workplace and on the telephone. The correct way to send e-mails for example. • Simply focusing on the language and skills needed for typical business communication such as presentations, negotiations, meetings, • Small talk, socialising, correspondence, report writing, and so on. • Our business English homestay courses are built around you, so simply tell us what you need and we will ensure your tutor helps you achieve this.
FIND OUR MORE READ ON https://www.learnenglish1-2-1.com/courses/business-english/ When you take a Business EMAIL:JACKIE@ENGLISHLANGUAGEHOMESTAYS.CO.UK English course with us you can PLEASE CALL US ON :+44 1273 462 772 be sure of a tutor with wide knowledge and experience in the Business Sector and a native English teacher with excellent qualifications. What’s more your tutor will be someone with an interest in your particular type of business English with the ability to structure the lessons around your needs such as, examining legal phrases, exploring business terminology and considering aspects of business jargon to name just a few. Business English means different things to different people and so before your course we will ask you EXACTLY what you hope to achieve by the end of your language course. Homestay Accommodation included 9
FAST TRACK ENGLISH COURSE Follow us @englanghomestay 4 Day weekend intensive course This course offers the opportunity to learn English at an advanced pace. We offer 16 hours of formal English Lessons, together with unlimited conversation and Project Work. IDEAL FOR : • Students about take their next set of exams • People who lead busy lives and need to learn English quickly. • Those looking for a short break combined with an intensive English learning experience. Your Tutor is experienced and will set to work immediately. Your course will be a mixture of formal English lessons ( 16 hours) as well as conversation over meals and project work to formalise what you are learning during your stay. Our Tutors are available throughout the UK, France,South Africa, Scotland and Corfu for this intensive English Course. Homestay Accommodation included COURSE OFFERINGS This course offers the opportunity to learn English at an advanced pace. We offer 16 hours of formal English Lessons, together with unlimited conversation and Project Work. 10
FIND OUR MORE https://www.learnenglish1-2-1.com/courses/fast-track-english-course/ READ ON EMAIL:JACKIE@ENGLISHLANGUAGEHOMESTAYS.CO.UK Arrive Thursday afternoon after 1400hrs. Meet your PLEASE CALL US ON :+44 1273 462 772 Host tutor and discuss what you hope to achieve. Evening Meal with the Tutor – your lessons have begun. FRIDAY • Morning – 4 hours of Lessons • Lunch • Afternoon – Project Work based on morning lessons • Evening – Meal with your tutor and a visit to a Pub or Cinema SATURDAY • Morning – 4 hours of Lessons • Lunch • Afternoon – 4 hours of Lessons • Evening – free time after Dinner with your tutor SUNDAY • Morning – 4 hours of Lessons Lunch Afternoon – Project Work to consolidate what you have learnt so far Evening – Meal with your Tutor – social time /film/visit to a Pub MONDAY • Breakfast Depart
IELTS PREPARATION COURSE Follow us @englanghomestay International English Language Testing System Our well planned IELTS Preparation course is ideal for students of all ages who wish to study in England at Further Education or Higher Education level. This test is the one used to assess all aspects of your English level and understanding. We use native English speakers who are very experienced in teaching English at all levels and especially preparing students for the IELTS Exams. You will get plenty of course content to study and practise with IELTS Tests to ensure you know what to expect. These “mock exams” will be taken from old IELTS Tests and run under strict Exam conditions. They include all of the necessary components of the exam such as reading, listening, writing and speaking. Taking these mock exams ensures you won’t be nervous on the day and know exactly what to expect. It will also identify your skills, strengths and weaknesses before you sit the actual exam. Small in number, our classes operate with a maximum of 8 candidates attending. This provides personal attention and fast progression towards your exam day. COURSE OFFERINGS • We offer fast and stimulating teaching with experienced and well qualified teachers. • This will help you continue on your path to becoming a competent English speaker and able to use this in work and business. 12
FIND OUR MORE READ ON https://www.learnenglish1-2-1.com/courses/ielts-preparation-course/ EMAIL:JACKIE@ENGLISHLANGUAGEHOMESTAYS.CO.UK This course is ideal for anyone wishing to take a professional PLEASE CALL US ON :+44 1273 462 772 English Exam and have a certified result of their English level. These courses are beneficial for anyone wishing to study at an English University or taking an ICAO exam. This is a fast paced 4 week course, with 30 hours tuition a week plus Project work which includes homework and reading. This course will be delivered by very experienced and committed teachers who will test you each week to ensure your progress continues. You can achieve an IELTS Exam Certificate after 4 weeks – we will prepare you for this Exam and help you register for it locally. This is a great springboard to further your English learning.
BOARDING SCHOOL EXEAT HOLIDAY ENGLISH COURSES Follow us For Students on Holidays @englanghomestay This short term intensive English programme of 15 or 20 hours a week, during your school holidays, means that you will return to your chosen English Boarding School able to tackle the lessons with ease. If you are attending a Boarding School in the UK and need to improve your English then consider one of our very specialised Holiday English Courses. Here at English Language Homestays/Learn English in a Homestay we work with Tutors right across the UK who are proficient at helping you improve your English and enable you to speak confidently and fluently. Homestay Accommodation included COURSE OFFERINGS • Morning lessons for your specific courses with your chosen teacher. • All lessons will be conducted in English, even if you are taking Mathematics, Science or History. • You will be set some Homework to accompany this course to complete in the afternoon or evenings. • You will take all meals with your Teacher and live with them as well. • You can choose from 15, 20 or 25 hours a week. 14
FIND OUR MORE READ ON https://www.learnenglish1-2-1.com/courses/boarding-school-exeat- holiday-english-courses/ EMAIL:JACKIE@ENGLISHLANGUAGEHOMESTAYS.CO.UK • We offer this Course right across the UK, South PLEASE CALL US ON :+44 1273 462 772 Africa and France – all with native English speakers. • You can attend at any of the School Holidays. Half Term or Easter Holidays or even Summer Holidays • July and August can also be used to attend our Multi national Summer School and meet other International Students, also improving their written and spoken English. • Full Board accommodation in your tutors home • Agreed contracted number of formal Lessons a week • 1 full days excursion • End of course progress report and information on how to continue to improve • We take students on this course from 11 years of age • Your classes are on an individual 1-2-1 basis with no one else in the group, unless requested by you. • This Course is open to both boy and girl boarders of UK or South African Schools
ENGLISH PLUS AND ACTIVITIES For over 55’s that combine learning with short breaks in the UK or South Africa Learning English can be a fun and fulfilling experience which is not just reserved for the younger generation. We run English courses, from beginner to intermediate levels. • Visit England for a stimulating and meaningful short break in your tutors home (an English homestay) • Refresh and improve your command of English or give you a great start • Immerse yourself in the British lifestyle, country and culture by living and learning with your tutor in their home • Visit places in England that are historic and of interest to you. Should there be places you wish to visit and talk about in your English lessons, this also can be arranged. Follow us @englanghomestay Homestay Accommodation included COURSE OFFERINGS • 1 week, 15 hours of English Tuition per week taken in the mornings (20 hour courses also available) • Afternoon visits: Local Orientation on first afternoon. After the first day visits to Brighton Pavilion and Museum, Arundel Castle, Hastings Castle and Caves, Weald and Downland Museum. • English Learning PLUS GOLF in Scotland and South Africa – for keen golfers we are able to offer a dedicated English Language Golf Package in either Scotland or South Africa. 16
FIND OUR MORE READ ON https://www.learnenglish1-2-1.com/courses/boarding-school-exeat- holiday-english-courses/ SAMPLE PROGRAMME IN EMAIL:JACKIE@ENGLISHLANGUAGEHOMESTAYS.CO.UK SOUTH AFRICA PLEASE CALL US ON :+44 1273 462 772 Staying at Hermanus in South Africa, after a leisurely breakfast, you will then participate in your English course of agreed lessons (15 or 20 hours per week). Lunch is spent pleasantly with your tutor and afterwards you will either enjoy an informal afternoon with them or take part in your round of Golf. Golf can be played on 2 or 3 afternoons in addition to your excursions with your tutor. If you stay at Hermanus in South Africa, your accommodation could be a Guest House adjacent to the Golf Course or with a tutor locally who will also participate in the Golf, should you wish. Your last day will be spent enjoying the many places of Interest in Cape Town City before catching your plane home. You can come alone or with a friend or brother or sister on a two to one package where both students stay with the same tutor and share the English lessons and activities.
INTENSIVE ENGLISH COURSES Follow us @englanghomestay If you need to improve your English skills and develop your English quickly You can come alone or with a friend or brother or sister on a two to one package where both students stay with the same tutor and share the English lessons and activities. Try our intensive English programme where you will be improving your English in a very short time. Regardless of your Language Level, we will help you improve your language skills on one of our full time English language courses either in a Homestay English Programme or classroom based with an average of 15 hours structured English lessons per week. Choose to learn with other international students or individually on a one to one course. You choose how many lessons a week you would want, covering general English, reading, writing, conversation and other wide ranging topics all related to our Intensive English Courses here in the UK; Canada or South Africa. Homestay Accommodation included COURSE OFFERINGS Our Intensive English 1-2-1 homestays offer up to 25 hours of English lessons per week with an experienced tutor. Not only will our Hosts provide comfortable accommodation but they will also accompany you on a number of excursions and day trips during your stay, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the British way of life. 18
FIND OUR MORE READ ON https://www.learnenglish1-2-1.com/courses/intensive-english/ On an Intensive English EMAIL:JACKIE@ENGLISHLANGUAGEHOMESTAYS.CO.UK homestay you will enjoy 1 full PLEASE CALL US ON :+44 1273 462 772 day excursion and 2 informal half day outings per week . These excursions will vary depending on where you stay but can include London, Brighton and other places of local interest. Afterwards you will enjoy evenings spent over dinner conversing about your day and maybe having a pint in a traditional English Pub. WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR? • Beginner to Intermediate to advanced learners • Those who use English in their profession and those who need to improve their English quickly • Fast progress and improvement is guaranteed
ENGLISH FOR FAMILIES Learn or improve your English but also take a holiday at the same time with your family This English Course is a wonderful Parent and Children Course where you live with your English Teacher in their own home. The teacher will be happy to deal with English at all levels which means that you can enjoy a Family English course. We have found that living learning English is the quickest way to progress your English both written and spoken. Family holidays can be taken around this with structured afternoon activities twice a week with your English teacher. Additionally, they will take you out once a week for a full days excursion to help you study English as well as learn about the country you chose to learn it in. Speaking English with your teacher is a great way to improve without realising it. Homestay English Courses with your family can be taken in any medium you like. Just the children can have lessons; or one parent; or one parent and one child or everyone. You choose how you would like your English Course to be. We have found our Tutors very flexible and able to teach a range of English lessons with lots of conversation for the whole family. Follow us @englanghomestay LOCATIONS ENGLAND – locations around the UK CORFU – wonderful family home with swimming pool SOUTH AFRICA –wonderful for a winter holiday with ocations around Durban; Cape Town and Stellenbosch ITALY – English Teachers living in the Tuscany region FRANCE – come and spend time with our English/ French teachers in Bordeaux CANADA – Montreal should be your “ go to “ destination for snow and sunshine English learning programmes 20
FIND OUR MORE READ ON https://www.learnenglish1-2-1.com/courses/business-english/ You will have fun and EMAIL:JACKIE@ENGLISHLANGUAGEHOMESTAYS.CO.UK engaging activities with interactive lessons. This will PLEASE CALL US ON :+44 1273 462 772 allow you to have enjoyable outings while improving your Homestay Accommodation included skill without noticing. Being in a safe environment. When you are in a place where there is no stress, and therefore you are in a calm state, then you will have the right mindset to learn a new skill, such as a new language that you may or may not know. Homemade meals. No one can say no to homemade meals which is one of the factors that bring us comfort when we are away from home. A faster learning process. It is a well-known fact that when a tutor tailors lessons according to the student’s needs, then the student has a quicker and more comfortable learning process. You will have a local taking you places that you would not know about, which will make your holiday a far more fulfilling experience.
AVIATION ENGLISH PRE-TEST REFRESHER Follow us COURSE @englanghomestay Aviation Operational Personnel (Pilots and Air Traffic Controllers) due to take or retake their ICAO Language Proficiency Test for licence (re)validation and who would benefit from a one-week intensive ‘Refresher’ course beforehand, The ELH Aviation English Pre-Test Refresher course has been designed and structured to ensure that our students make the maximum progress throughout the course. A range of ICAO-compliant Aviation English course books, together with authentic aviation training materials reflecting best practice in the industry, are used. INSTRUCTORS • Qualified and experienced Aviation English Teachers with extensive classroom-based teaching expertise • Native English speakers with wide- ranging aviation industry experience • Renowned for their highly communicative and integrated skills approach to teaching Aviation English COURSE OFFERINGS A five-day course with an optional extra day to take the ICAO Language Proficiency Test at the T.E.A. (Test of English for Aviation) Testing Centre at Shoreham Airport. 22
FIND OUR MORE Course Syllabus: https://www.learnenglish1-2-1.com/courses/business-english/ Day 1: Start-up and Taxi EMAIL:JACKIE@ENGLISHLANGUAGEHOMESTAYS.CO.UK PLEASE CALL US ON :+44 1273 462 772 • Airport Environment • Communication and Miscommunication • Delays • Ground Incidents • Runway Incursions Day 2: Departure and Climb • Pre-Flight and Start-up • Weight and Balance • Rejected Take-off • Bird strikes Day 3: In the Cruise (I): • Meteorology • Security Problems • Unruly Passengers • Medical Situations Day 4: In the Cruise (II): • Fire • Volcanoes • Depressurisation • VHF • Airframe Icing Day 5: Approach and Landing: • Stable Approach • Ditching • Belly Landing • Runway Overshoot OPTIONAL DAY 6: ICAO Language Proficiency Test at the T.E.A. (Test of English for Aviation) Testing Centre at Shoreham Airport.
PREPARATORY AVIATION ENGLISH COURSE Follow us @englanghomestay For Students who wish to improve their English language skills within an aviation environment This course has been designed to give students the necessary language skills for initial flight training and ground school, but further Aviation English tuition may be necessary in order to attain ICAO Language Proficiency Level 4. COURSE OFFERINGS • Practice and improve on the key language skills required within an aviation training environment, with a particular focus on speaking and listening skills. • Use and understand a wide range of basic aviation technical terminology used in initial flying training and ground school. • Develop the technical language skills necessary to interact effectively not only with Instructors, briefing room staff, fellow student pilots and Air Traffic Controllers, but also with the appropriate PPL training courseware, aircraft manuals, etc. • Benefit from regular evaluation during the course by way of an initial Placement/ Diagnostic test and a range of progress assessments. 24
COURSE CONTENT FIND OUR MORE The focus of the course https://www.learnenglish1-2-1.com/courses/business-english/ content is essentially on the language skills required to EMAIL:JACKIE@ENGLISHLANGUAGEHOMESTAYS.CO.UK interact effectively with the core subject areas of the UK PLEASE CALL US ON :+44 1273 462 772 CAA/EASA PPL (Private Pilot’s Licence) Syllabus such as: • Aviation Communication (use of Standard Phraseology and Plain English) • Student Pilot and Instructor interaction (pre-flight briefing/in flight/post-flight debrief) • Aviation Air Law – Rules of the air, types of airspace, visual flight rules • Airfield – areas, layout, equipment, structures, etc. • Theory of Flight • Controlling the aircraft – aircraft structure, control systems and flight instruments • Phases of Flight, Checklists and Traffic Patterns • Navigation – Flight Planning: aeronautical charts, flight log, flight plans, etc. • Meteorology – aviation weather forecasts and charts, ATIS, etc. • Human Performance & Limitations – Aviation Human Factors • Review of the ICAO Language Proficiency Testing requirements, format and procedure
AVIATION ENGLISH FOR CABIN CREW Follow us @englanghomestay This intensive course has been designed to give students the essential language skills required by the Airlines not only in this key customer-service role, but also primarily in the role of safety officer on board the aircraft. The course content is essentially based on the English language skills required in key aspects of the UK CAA/ EASA Attestation of Initial Cabin Crew Training syllabus, notably: • Aviation Regulations & Passenger Handling • Cabin Service • Human Factors & Crew Resource Management (CRM) • Safety Equipment & Emergency Procedures (SEP) • Aviation Medical First Aid • Aviation Security & Dangerous Goods This course is primarily classroom-based with the opportunity for students to practice their language skills in an aircraft cabin simulator based at Shoreham Airport. Possible visit to the Virgin Atlantic Cabin Safety Training Centre at Gatwick Airport COURSE OFFERINGS A range of Aviation English course books, together with authentic cabin crew training materials reflecting best practice in the industry, are used. 26
FIND OUR MORE COURSE OBJECTIVES https://www.learnenglish1-2-1.com/courses/business-english/ • To assist students to maximise their chances of EMAIL:JACKIE@ENGLISHLANGUAGEHOMESTAYS.CO.UK success by achieving a good level of English PLEASE CALL US ON :+44 1273 462 772 language proficiency to enhance their employment prospects globally, and/or before starting their Initial Cabin Crew Training Course. • To focus on the development of the necessary core language skills and vocabulary required within a variety of aviation, cabin safety and cabin service contexts. AIMS OF THE COURSE • Practice and improve on the key language skills required within a Cabin Crew training environment, with a particular focus on their speaking, pronunciation and listening skills. • Use and understand a wide range of Cabin Safety and Cabin Service vocabulary and terminology used within the context of initial training and on board the aircraft. • Develop the communicative language skills necessary to interact effectively not only with training course Instructors, but also with Passengers, Flight Crew, Ground Staff and Crew Personnel
AU PAIRS ENGLISH Follow us @englanghomestay Looking for a fun and exciting way to improve your English? Then have you considered being an Au Pair or a Demi Pair with our families in either South Africa ( Cape Town ) or throughout the United Kingdom? AU PAIRS DEMI PAIR An Au Pair is a foreign person or A Demi Pair is also any individual or full student with sufficient interest and time student who helps the family with experience in childcare to assist a host childcare/household duties while family in the UK or South Africa with receiving full board accommodation. their day to day activities and in Household help is required for up to 20 exchange receive some pocket money hours a week (approximately 4 hours a in addition to free Board and day or by arrangement). The demi-pair Accommodation. This position is receives no payment in cash for the available for up to one year. help provided to the family and instead of money he or she receives full board You would travel to the country of your accommodation and the chance to choice to live with a host family, to enhance her/his language skills and experience a new culture and to experience life in the UK. This is improve your English! In exchange for another excellent way to improve your board, lodging and the opportunity to everyday language whilst living with an attend a local school, the Au Pair will English speaking family. This position is provide childcare and domestic help. available for 3 months maximum. An Au Pair is given ‘pocket money’ and is usually not classed as an employee Most Au-pairs & Demi-pairs have at and as such, is not entitled to the least an intermediate level of English. standard employee benefits and is not Minimum age is 18.5 years. This position subject to tax and national insurance is open to both male and female contributions. candidates. AS AN AU PAIR OR DEMI-PAIR YOU WILL HAVE TO PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING • A full and comprehensive up to date CV • Two references from professional people who can vouch for your integrity • A recent reference, if possible, from someone you have taken care of children for • Up to date and valid Travel and Medical Insurance 28
FIND OUR MORE READ ON https://www.learnenglish1-2-1.com/courses/au-pairs/ You will be able to discuss your EMAIL:MARKETING@ENGLISHLANGUAGEHOMESTAYS.CO.UK working arrangement with your chosen family. They know the hours PLEASE CALL US ON :+44 1273 462 772 you should work and you will be able to agree this with them. Extra hours are by mutual agreement and are not mandatory! We have families looking for Au Pairs along the south coast of England and Cornwall in the UK . In South Africa you will be placed around Cape Town and Stellenbosch areas. Both countries have Local Co Ordinators to meet you and help you with any worries you may have. Your insurance… You will need valid travel Insurance as well as Medical Insurance. If you are from an EU country travelling to the UK this is part of the Eu Agreement but otherwise you will need to ensure you have adequate private Insurance. So if you are looking to improve your English in a fun way by living with an English Speaking family in either the UK or South Africa then contact us. We are able to place you at any time of the year but most placements are during the Summer months in both UK and South Africa as well as during the Christmas/January period in South Africa.
YOUR Follow us @englanghomestay HOMESTAY TUTORS We have a superb selection of qualified and experienced English Language Tutors based in England, Scotland, Canada and South Africa. TEACHING STYLE In addition to being really well qualified According to academic research, and very experienced, our tutors can linguists have demonstrated that there inform and advise students about our is not one single best method that fits culture and life in the United Kingdom. If all contexts, and that no one teaching you choose to travel to somewhere method is inherently superior to any outside of the UK, then you will find out other. Our experienced professional about another country and its traditions. language teachers always adopt the Many of our Tutors have experienced life Principled Eclecticism approach, “at the sharp end” and are usually well deciding on the most suitable travelled, well educated and have had techniques and applying the most careers in Management, Training, or appropriate methodology for that other top level employment. When you learner’s specific objectives, learning stay with our Tutors you can be sure of a style and context. Methods of teaching real cultural immersion! If you require a English have improved greatly, as a fast track English course or English crash language teacher, it’s important to course, our qualified English teachers understand the various methods and can help you. Also if you have a specific techniques available to you. Our location for your language homestay Language Homestay teachers have been such as London we can happily verified and hand selected so that they accommodate you. can give you the best language training available. QUALIFICATIONS All our teachers are qualifed, native-level English speakers, and many have years of teaching experience. We also have a high ratio of tutors with teaching qualifactions OUR LANGUAGE TEACHING METHODS HUMANISTIC A range of holistic methods applied to language learning COMMUNICATIVE It is the modern standard method of Language Teaching. PRINCIPLED ECLECTICISM Fitting the method to the learner, not the learner to the method. 30
FIND OUR MORE The biggest reason many www.learnenglish1-2-1.com/our-teachers/ students decide to study and learn English in a host EMAIL:TEACHING@ENGLISHLANGUAGEHOMESTAYS.CO.UK programme like ours, is that they’re able to learn in the best PLEASE CALL US ON :+44 1273 462 772 environment possible. An actual APPLY TO BECOME A TEACHER AT home. During your stay you’ll www.learnenglish1-2-1.com/teachers-apply/ get host family accommodation and you’ll have your own bedroom. You’ll enjoy prepared meals and will have a companion to accompany you on excursions and day trips. Students often feel that due to their specific needs English language homestays would not be as effective. But with a variety of courses and homestays available you’ll certainly find something for your particular needs and learning goals. If you need to learn the language quickly for example you can attend the fast track English course. You could even choose to have a shared homestay while you’re living with a host family. But the best part of it all is that any homestay comes with English lessons at home with your tutor. Contact our office to book your place at a course of your choosing.
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