Language course English in San Diego

CISL Juniors

Our partner school in San Diego, Converse International School of Languages, receives students (13-17 years old) from many countries for its youth course each year. The youth course is an all-inclusive programme which takes place in July and August. The program features a two, three, or four-week English language training course, daily afternoon activities, and weekend excursions.

The programme takes place at the University of San Diego Campus. The University of San Diego’s landscaped courtyards with its Spanish Renaissance and Mission Style buildings pale only in comparison to its stunning views of San Diego, Mission Bay, and the Pacific Ocean.

Key features of our partner English school in San Diego:

  • Accredited by FIYTO
  • Small groups with a maximum of 10 students per class
  • Highly dedicated and experienced staff
  • A lovely, secure, and centrally located campus with great views of Mission Bay
  • 10 minutes from San Diego International Airport by taxi/bus
  • Easy access to city center by public transportation

Social programme

 

The school offers a full program of activities designed to help students make friends and practice their English! A variety of interesting and focused afternoon entertainment is provided on the weekdays and a full-day excursion on Saturdays to a variety of attractions.


Junior activity programme San Diego

Intensive (13 - 17 years)

  • Ages: 13 -17
  • Minimum level: suitable for all levels
  • Lessons: 20 lessons per week (17 real hours), plus afternoon cultural workshops (3 hours per week). 8 students average in a class, with a maximum of 10 students.
  • Accommodation: Youth Residence, in double bedrooms, with full board (21 meals per week).
  • Curfew: students cannot leave the campus without supervision.
  • Supervision: 24 hours/ 7 days a week.
  • Airport transfer:  NOT included; prices on request
  • Social programme: included.

 

 

English lessons
The English course offers a complete and thorough academic program consisting of grammar, comprehension, expression, vocabulary building, and fluency development.
The course includes 20 lessons per week and afternoon cultural workshops twice a week. In addition to English classes Monday-Friday 9:00am-12:30 pm, on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons 1:30-3:00pm, students will engage in lively discussions and conversation exercises which relate directly to their afternoon/weekend activities.



Social Programme

The school offers a full program of activities designed to help students make friends and practice their English! A variety of interesting and focused afternoon entertainment is provided on the weekdays and a full-day excursion on Saturdays to a variety of attractions.

Junior activity programme San Diego

Minimum age is 13 year .

Prices 2017

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 10 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
Number of weeks:
  2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
Intensive (13-17 years) with host family, double room, halfboard 2693 3705 4430
Intensive (13-17 years) with residence, double room, fullboard 3325 4783 6343
Starting dates:  

03/07, 10/07, 17/07, 24/07, 31/07

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

The starting dates of the course depend on the type of accommodation you select:

Residence:03/07/2017, 10/07/2017, 17/07/2017, 24/07/2017, 31/07/2017. Last day of lessons: 11/08/2017
Host family: 03/07/2017, 10/07/2017, 17/07/2017. Last day of lessons: 28/07/2017

Info host family:  

The youth course with accommodation in a homestay includes accommodation in double rooms, on half board basis (student buy lunch themselves).
Students staying with a host family will have to pay a local transit fee (covering cost of bus pass, transportation to and from activities) of € 121-140.

When you book accommodation in a host family, the last posisble starting date of the programme is 17/07/2017; last possible class day is 28/07/2017. The programme with accommodation in the residence is available on all dates.

Transfer:  

€149

Price stated here is for an airport transfer on arrival and departure from San Diego airport.

Unaccompanied minor service (UNMS) Arrival: € 117
Unaccompanied minor service (UNMS) Departure: € 140

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching materials
  • activity program
  • certificate of attendance

The first day at the school every student must bring the travel insurance.

Residence

Students live at the University of San Diego Campus Residence, in double bedrooms, with full board (21 meals per week).

  • Wi-Fi Access/fee payable
  • Laundry Facilities/fee payable

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Having the summer of your life with other teenagers? The sunny city of San Diego, situated in California, is a fantastic destination to improve your English during summer holidays!

San Diego is surrounded by beautiful beaches, islands and peninsulas, where you will enjoy a warm regional climate. Given its proximity to the Pacific Ocean and its warm Mediterranean-like climate, this destination is perfect for outside activities and sports.
The youth course in this destination consists of English lessons combined with fun activities such as visits to waterparks, San Diego Zoo or the Balbao park.

Approximate nationality mix per year (in %)

Weather in San Diego

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May 19 13 8
June 21 15 8
July 23 17 9
Aug 23 18 9
Sept 23 17 9
Oct 22 14 8
Nov 21 11 8
Dec 18 9 7
Jan 17 8 7
Feb 17 9 8
Mar 18 10 8
Apr 19 12 8
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"I had the best summer ever!"

Cathy, Valencia

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