If you’re looking for a full immersion German course, staying in an on site residence only open to teenagers aged 16/17 yrs this is the programme for you! Past CESA students have adored this residential based German language course.
Study in Berlin & enjoy the school’s social programme, see the sights and have fun with your peers. It is perfect for pre GCSE, GCSE & A’level students wishing to improve their German who would prefer to live in a self contained study environment.
There are limited places available and the course is always popular ~ early reservations are essential!
|Levels offered||Beginner to Advanced|
|Age range||16-17 yrs+|
|Course duration||1 week+|
|Number of lessons||20 lessons per week|
|Lesson duration||45 minutes|
|Maximum per class||Upto 12 students|
|1 wk||2 wks||3 wks||4 wks|
|€ 890.00||€ 1620.00||€ 2271.00||€ 3002.00|
Included in course fees:
20 lessons/week, 2 activities/day, 1 excursion/week, on campus accommodation: 3-5 bedded rooms, shower/WC on the corridor, full board, transfer from Berlin airports and stations on Sundays 8 am – 10 pm
|03, 10, 17, 24, 31|
Last day of programme: Sunday 13th August 2017
In total there are 40 lessons over 2 weeks (unless a day is lost to a public holiday). This is equal to a term of contact lessons at your school in the UK. Small classes, native speakers, interesting material and a pleasant learning atmosphere all contribute to the learning process. The emphasis is on the active use of language in real situations. You learn German and after class you get to explore Berlin with other teenagers from all over the world.
The course is academically demanding course and aims to stimulate student interest and keep the lessons dynamic. Optional social activities provide contrast and bring an additional element of fun to the overall programme.
The German language college staff are aware that the students are on holiday and will do all they can to help students enjoy their German experience, both in and outside the classroom.
The camp is located in the western centre of Berlin, with Metro Fehrbelliner Platz right round the corner. The famous shopping boulevard Kurfürstendamm is a 15 minute walk away. The camp is located in a beautiful villa with tree-lined garden, several spacious classrooms (some have a balcony or direct access to the garden). There is also a lounge and cafeteria. Members of staff will also be accommodated at the residence so that there is always a responsible adult on hand day or night.
Sunday: Arrival before 5 pm, introduction and language test, welcome evening
Monday: 4 German lessons. Walking tour in Prenzlauer Berg, exploring the neighbourhood barbecue
Tuesday: 4 German lessons. Shopping. Second hand Berlin designer fashion games evening
Wednesday: 4 German lessons. Swimming in Lake Wannsee near Potsdam badminton
Thursday: 4 German lessons. Sightseeing and shopping in Mitte, Berlin´s new city centre video night
Friday: 4 German lessons. Cycling tour along the former Berlin Wall disco
Saturday: Full-day excursion to Potsdam, Castle Sanssoucil quiz show
Sunday: Departure or visit at fleamarket on “Strasse des 17. Juni” yard party
Sunday to Sunday ~
Meals included: Full-board.
Rooms: 3 to 5 students per room with shower/wc along the corridor.
The camp can accommodate 40 students who in the past have come from up to 30 different countries. The classrooms are downstairs, the sleeping rooms upstairs. The villa has a big kitchen and a cafeteria.
Arrive: Sunday Depart: Sunday a.m.
Fly to Berlin and take the inclusive return transfer service (09.00 to 17.00 hrs) from one of Berlin’s airports, the Hauptbahnhof or main bus station.
Going Out Permission
German law dictates that teenagers aged 16/17 years old are not allowed out after 22.00 hrs on this course unless accompanied by group leaders. As it is located in the city centre, students are able to go into Berlin unsupervised in the evening, though the staff will encourage them to go in pairs or small groups. If you want greater freedom, please consider the City programme.