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Reading
University of Reading
Four Weeks – Summer 2019


Two Week Student Programme: July 2019
Start and End dates depend on your course start date.

Week Starting: 2nd July 2019 – Week Ending: 15th July 2019
Week Starting: 18th July 2019 – Week Ending: 31st July 2019

Student Ages: Minimum Age 11 – Maximum Age 17

University of Reading Whiteknights is set in 130 hectares of beautiful parkland and is the main campus of the University of Reading. It is situated in a great location to discover the county of Berkshire and enjoy local visits to the medieval city centre, which is only about 10-15 minutes by public bus. With its green open spaces, Whiteknights, is arguably an exceptional environment in which to study, live and relax.

 

Accommodation College – All rooms are single en suite with private bathrooms in apartments from 6-8 bedrooms each, a kitchen and common living room. Full board included.

 

Facilities The campus offers extensive indoor and outdoor sports facilities, a large student union, a modern canteen and fully equipped classrooms.

 

Available services:

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The language course includes 30 hours of tuition in two weeks* with an average of 15 hours per week, by English speaking teachers, with an entry test and a final certificate.
Students are assessed on their communicative ability on their first day in order to be properly assigned to their language course – courses range from Elementary to Advanced levels**.

Students follow a topic based syllabus and will take part in tasks that are designed to improve their spoken communication and language production.
Maximum 15 students per class.

*Subject to additional classes if the student is taking the Trinity Exam and has requested them.
**Subject to student numbers

Top Programme

1. MLA British Experience:
MLA Summer Song
Harry Potter Experience
Graduation Ceremony
2. MLA Combo Meal:
Two English breakfasts
Four additional afternoon/evening snacks
MLA Prepaid Meal Card on excursions
3. One full-day excursion by private bus and support of mother tongue staff:
London with Westminster Walking Tour
4. Two half-day excursions to Reading by public transportation and support of mother tongue staff:
Walking Tour
Shopping at the Oracle
5. One half-day excursion by private bus and support of mother tongue staff:
Windsor with Walking Tour
6. One half-day excursion to Harris Garden and support of mother tongue staff:
Visit of the University of Reading Botanic Garden
7. Sport and Leisure activities and support of mother tongue staff:
Welcome Party, Disco Night, Karaoke Night, Selfie Scavenger Hunt, Fashion Night, Movie Night, MLA’s Got Talent, Kahoot Night, The Amazing MLA Race, Farewell Party, and sport sessions

 

Top Plus Programme

1. Chit Chat Club and support of mother tongue staff
2. MLA British Experience:
MLA Summer Song
Harry Potter Experience
Graduation Ceremony
3. MLA Combo Meal:
Two English breakfasts
Four additional afternoon/evening snacks
MLA Prepaid Meal Card on excursions
4. Hard Rock Cafe
5. Two full-day excursions by private bus and support of mother tongue staff:
London with Walking Tour & Cruise on Thames (admission included)
Bath with Roman Baths (admission included)
6. Two half-day excursions to Reading by public transportation and support of mother tongue staff:
Walking Tour
Shopping at the Oracle
7. Two half-day excursions by private bus and support of mother tongue staff:
Windsor with Walking Tour
London: Piccadilly Circus & ‘mad shopping’ in Oxford Street
8. One half-day excursion to Harris Garden and support of mother tongue staff:
Visit of the University of Reading Botanic Garden
9. Sport and Leisure activities and support of mother tongue staff:
Welcome Party, Disco Night, Karaoke Night, Selfie Scavenger Hunt, Fashion Night, Movie Night, MLA’s Got Talent, Kahoot Night, The Amazing MLA Race, Farewell Party, and sport sessions

 

For details about costs please see Rates page (password required).

*The programme is subject to change.