Junior Programme Guide 2020

Junior Programme Guide 2020

Leaders in English language training for over 45 years Junior Programme Guide 2020 atclanguageschools.com

Junior Programme Guide 2020

Ireland is famous for its warm and friendly welcome, its lively cities and its beautiful landscapes. It is a country that is rich in heritage and culture, with stories to tell, memories to make and friends to meet. Come and see for yourself why one of our most famous sayings is – Céad Míle Fáilte - One hundred thousand welcomes! WHYIRELAND? Discover Ireland’s culture IRELAND KILKENNY BELFAST LIMERICK CORK GALWAY DUBLIN BRAY

Junior Programme Guide 2020

03 Population of Ireland 4.7million Did you know...

One of the youngest populations in Europe Home of many modern tech companies such as Facebook, Google, Twitter and LinkedIn Famous people from Ireland include Samuel Beckett, Liam Neeson and Saoirse Ronan Distance from Dublin City Centre to ATC summer programmes National College of Ireland 0.5km Trinity Hall Dublin 4km University College Dublin 4km Maynooth University 24km Blackrock College 7km Rathdown School 13km Kilkenny College 128km University of Limerick 190km DUBLIN Blackrock NCI Rathdown Trinity UCD BRAY DUBLIN Maynooth M50 M50 M50 N11 N7 N81 N7 N4 N3 N11

Junior Programme Guide 2020

WHYATC? ATC Language Schools was founded in 1973 and has been teaching English to students from around the world ever since. ATC is proud to offer the most comprehensive range of summer junior residential programmes in Ireland. ATC is recognised by ACELS, a service of Quality & Qualifications Ireland, for English Language Teaching, ELT. Internationally recognised quality assurances: ATC is Bildungsurlaub approved in 8 states in Germany. ATC is a founder member of Marketing English in Ireland, MEI. ATC is a member of ALTO (Association of Language Travel Organisations), a platform providing connections through networking, professional development, idea and information exchange.

ATC is accredited by Eaquals, whose mission is to foster excellence in language education across the world by providing guidance and support to teaching institutions and individuals. ATC is a member of Quality English, an association of independent language schools who are committed to providing high quality courses to international students.

Junior Programme Guide 2020

Excellence in education Residential and host family accommodation Independently owned and managed 15/20 hours tuition International classes Programmes for juniors aged 9-17 Full day trips Varied evening programme Highly qualified teachers Organised sports and recreational activities ATC staff available 24/7 Half day excursions Scan QR Code to find out more 05

Junior Programme Guide 2020

Our carefully chosen campuses offer a choice of residential and homestay options, in Dublin and across Ireland. Our modern university campuses offer single and twin ensuite accommodation. Our boarding school campuses are designed for younger students, offering multi-bedded rooms with shared bathrooms.

Host family accommodation can also be offered at selected centres, staying with a carefully chosen family on a full board basis. Students from groups will stay 2 students per family. YOURSUMMERPROGRAMME With our wide selection and variety of campuses and programmes, please contact us for your best option.

Junior Programme Guide 2020

07 Comprehensive social and cultural activity programme Onsite sports and group activities Half-day excursions exploring the surrounding area 1 full-day trip each week discovering Ireland Evening activity programme At ATC we believe that learning English should be fun; therefore all of our courses are designed to combine effective language learning with a busy activity programme in a fun environment. All of our university campus programmes include ATC On Campus Projects, designed to encourage creativity while practising spoken interaction. Activities include Photography, Vlogging and Gamezone.

All programmes include

Junior Programme Guide 2020

ATC’s Summer Academic Programme aims to engage and motivate young learners through active and interesting lessons, encouraging maximum communication between students and helping them grow in confidence while learning English. The curriculum is designed against the CEFR and all levels are offered, A1-C1. The syllabus operates on a 4 weekly basis and has been developed with active learning and the students’ experience in mind. Our timetable is planned so that there are 2 lessons per day, over 5 days per week, with alternating morning and afternoon classes. SAMPLE WEEKLY LESSON PLAN Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Lesson 1 Topic Hobbies, talking about myself School Life Holidays Leisure Music Lesson 2 Topic Introduction to Ireland (Part 1) Myths & Legends – Tir Na Nog Celtic Art Traditional Festivals Irish Films Weekly Project Create a Radio Show SUMMERACADEMICPROGRAMME

Junior Programme Guide 2020

09 A placement test on arrival Weekly progress tests End of course certificate ATC Online My Learning Journal My Learning Journal: This workbook provides tasks and research activities based on each tour the students can expect to go on. It also includes a Learning Diary for students to make notes, record new words and phrases, and reflect on what they learn and experience each day. ATC Online: This platform allows students to view their learning outcomes and main task for each lesson. They can also use it to learn about their tours. Access is given to the student and parent for their course and also for 12 weeks after their stay with ATC.

World of Work: This aims to prepare students for life with skills such as writing their CV, giving presentations, communication in the workplace and creating online content. The sessions are a combination of lectures and interactive workshops, providing students with the language they need to prepare for working life. All students will have Scan QR Code to download a sample of our ‘My Learning Joiurnal’

Junior Programme Guide 2020
  • Junior Programme Ages 13-17 years Dates June 30th to August 1st 2020
  • 15 hours General English plus 1 session of World of Work / Conversation Club, total 18 hours per week Young Adult Programme Ages 16-21 years Dates June 28th to August 16th 2020
  • 15 hours General English plus 5 hours per week of World of Work / Conversation Club, total 20 hours per week Residential ensuite accommodation
  • Option for groups to upgrade to Enhanced Programme NATIONALCOLLEGEOFIRELAND Groupsandindividuals Full-board accommodation, single ensuite rooms ATC On Campus Projects ATC Online – 12 week access 2 half-day cultural visits per week 3 full-day trips over 2 weeks Varied evening programme Use of transport ticket Scan QR Code to find out more
  • 11 Junior Programme Ages Groups 13-17 years Individuals 15-17 years Dates June 27th to August 1st 2020
  • 15 hours General English plus 1 session of World of Work / Conversation Club, total 18 hours per week Residential ensuite accommodation
  • Option for groups to upgrade to Enhanced Programme TRINITYHALLDUBLIN Groupsandindividuals Full-board accommodation in single and twin rooms ATC On Campus Projects Dublin orientation tour with ATC staff 1 full-day excursion per week locally Varied evening programme Use of transport ticket FreestyleProgramme Freestyle Package provides the freedom for groups to build their own cultural and activity programme ATC Online – 12 week access Scan QR Code to find out more
  • Junior Programme Ages 13-17 years Dates June 20th to August 22nd 2020
  • 15 hours General English plus 1 session of World of Work / Conversation Club, total 18 hours per week Residential ensuite accommodation
  • Option for groups to upgrade to Enhanced Programme UNIVERSITYCOLLEGEDUBLIN Groupsandindividuals Full-board accommodation in single rooms Comprehensive sports activities including Olympic sized swimming pool ATC On Campus Projects 2 half-day cultural visits per week 3 full-day trips over 2 weeks Varied evening programme Use of transport ticket ATC Online – 12 week access Scan QR Code to find out more
  • 13 Junior Programme Ages 11-17 years Dates June 27th to July 31st 2020
  • 15 hours General English plus 1 session of World of Work / Conversation Club, total 18 hours per week Residential ensuite accommodation
  • ATC’s most comprehensive Classic Programme in 2020 MAYNOOTHUNIVERSITY Groupsandindividuals New Group Leader programme with teacher training sessions and extra excursions Full-board accommodation in single and twin rooms ATC On Campus Projects 1 half-day cultural visit with entrance per week 1 Dublin transfer per week by private coach 2 full-day trips per 2 weeks including Cliffs of Moher and dinner in Galway 1 dinner in Dublin per 2 week stay ATC Online – 12 week access Scan QR Code to find out more
  • Junior Programme Dates June 27th to August 15th 2020
  • 15 hours General English
  • Half-day activities on campus including sports and Arts & Crafts Residential accommodation Ages 11-15 years
  • Full-board residential accommodation in shared rooms Host family accommodation Ages 12-17 years
  • Full-board accommodation with packed lunch in a carefully selected host family *Travel passes to be purchased when booking for all students and Group Leaders in host families. BLACKROCKCOLLEGE Groupsandindividuals Full-board residential accommodation in shared rooms 2 students from same group per family 1 half-day cultural visit locally with entrance Swimming pool onsite 1 full-day trip per week with entrance Varied evening programme ATC Online – 12 week access Scan QR Code to find out more
  • 15 Junior Programme Dates June 27th to July 26th 2020
  • 15 hours General English
  • 4 half-day activities per week on campus with Irish students including sports and Arts & Crafts Residential accommodation Ages Groups 9-14 years Individuals 11-14 years
  • Full-board residential accommodation in shared rooms Host family accommodation Ages 11-14 years
  • Full-board accommodation in a carefully selected host family, with hot lunch in college *Travel passes to be purchased when booking for all students and Group Leaders in host families RATHDOWNSCHOOL Groupsandindividuals Full-board residential accommodation in shared rooms 2 students from same group per family 1 half-day cultural visit locally with entrance 1 full-day trip per week with entrance Varied evening programme Integration programme IntegrationProgramme Scan QR Code to find out more
  • Junior Programme Dates June 27th to August 1st 2020
  • 15 hours General English
  • 4 half-day activities per week on campus with Irish students including cookery, sports and Arts & Crafts Residential accommodation Ages 11-15 years
  • Full-board accommodation in shared rooms Host family accommodation Ages 11-15 years
  • Full-board accommodation with packed lunch in a carefully selected host family KILKENNYCOLLEGE Groupsonly IntegrationProgramme Full-board residential accommodation in shared rooms 2 students from same group per family 1 half-day cultural visit locally with entrance 1 full-day trip per week with entrance Varied evening programme Integration programme ATC Online – 12 week access Scan QR Code to find out more
  • 17 UNIVERSITYOFLIMERICK Groupsonly Junior Programme Ages 11-17 years Dates June 27th to August 1st 2020
  • 15 hours General English plus 1 session of World of Work / Conversation Club, total 18 hours per week Residential ensuite accommodation
  • Option of 2 night stay in Dublin area (12 nights in Limerick, 2 nights in Dublin) with full board standard accommodation and excursions with 2 entrances Or 14 nights in Limerick with 3 full-day excursions over 2 weeks Experience the west of Ireland Full-board accommodation in single ensuite rooms ATC On Campus Projects 3 half-day cultural visits with entrance over 2 weeks Varied evening programme Excellent sports facilities Voted‘BestStudentCampus2019’–EducationIrelandAwards ATC Online – 12 week access Scan QR Code to find out more

At ATC we provide programmes for year round closed junior groups between September and June, with courses from 1 to 4 weeks. The junior curriculum is based on the CEFR and aims to develop the students’ communicative abilities in English and broaden their understanding of Irish culture. Airport transfers for the group Sample programme - Social programme can be tailor made 15/20 hours lessons with morning or afternoon classes Full-board accommodation in carefully selected host family Graded certificate and end of course report Orientation tour of location with ATC staff Tailor made programme for each group with social and cultural options ATCJUNIORS–YEARROUND Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Morning Arrival: Arrival on flight ATC123 Private Transfer to ATC School Meet host families in ATC School at 14:00 Meet @ 09:00am at ATC School Full day tour: Bray & Cliffwalk Lessons 09:00 - 10:30 Lessons 09:00 - 10:30 Lessons 09:00 - 10:30 Lessons 09:00 - 10:30 Lessons 09:00 - 10:30 Departure: Pick up from ATC School at 11:00 for private coach transfer to Dublin Airport for departure on flight at ATC321 BREAK Lessons 10:50 - 12:20 Lessons 10:50 - 12:20 Lessons 10:50 - 12:20 Lessons 10:50 - 12:20 Lessons 10:50 - 12:20 Afternoon LUNCH Depart ATC at 13:30 Orientation Tour of Dublin with ATC Guide Natural History Museum Croke Park Stadium Howth EPIC Ireland Evening DINNER

19 PROGRAMMEOPTIONS Course themes available... General English with optional project Irish Culture & Literature CLIL – journalism, ecology, tourism and more Exam preparation – Cambridge, IELTS and Trinity World of Work – 1 week World of Work & General English combined – 2 weeks Intensive Business Apprenticeship - 3 weeks Intensive Business Apprenticeship and World of Work – 4 weeks All programme hours are certified including optional features We are continuously developing our junior curriculum to meet the needs of students from around the world. “The school location is great, our students have reported how happy they have felt staying in Bray and attending lessons at ATC.

The families have been really kind hosts. To sum up our stay in Bray with ATC, it has been a great experience that we’ll never forget.” Isobel, Spain, ATC Bray Group Leader

Seaside location Host families within walking distance Groups accommodated in cluster areas, usually within 35 minutes walking distance Minimum 6 nights Our school in Bray offers a seaside location in spacious school owned buildings. ATCBRAY Learn English by the sea “Thank you for taking care of us. You are a very good team, who made us and our children (that is the most important thing) satisfied. It was a big pleasure to meet and work with you.” Marina, Russia, ATC Bray Group Leader 6

Beautiful Georgian buildings City Centre - 3 minutes walk from St Stephen’s Green Groups accommodated in cluster areas, within commuting distance Minimum 7 nights 21 Our latest addition in Dublin is our dedicated building for year round groups, close to public transport and Dublin’s city centre ATCDUBLIN Study in the heart of Ireland’s capital city “Thank you so much for your help and support in every situation, for being so incredibly friendly and providing an atmosphere that felt secure and reliable with every arrangement we made.

We would happily recommend ATC and your great city to our colleagues and look forward to visiting again next year!” Stephanie & Elena, Germany, ATC Dublin Group Leaders 7

Independently owned and managed Internationally accredited Highly qualified teaching team Experienced student welfare team ATC Bray ATC Dublin ATC Winchester Individual student learning plan Varied social programme Choice of accommodation Host family or self-catering options 3YEARROUNDADULTSCHOOLS IRELAND DUBLIN EDINBURGH CARDIFF WINCHESTER LIVERPOOL YORK LONDON UNITED KINGDOM KILKENNY BRAY BELFAST LIMERICK CORK GALWAY

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