Residential Summer Centres
Lessons

Lessons

Students will have lessons in the mornings and trips/activities in the afternoon.

Discover Brighton students will have 15 hours of tuition per week. Each lesson lasts 60 minutes.

Global Studies students will have 12 hours extra of environmental and socioeconomic classes on top of their 15 hours of tuition per week. Each lesson lasts 45 minutes.

Kings only employs qualified native and non-native teachers.

First day testing

Following arrival day, on their first official day of programme, students will be tested to assess their starting level and allow us to adequately divide them in classes. The test consists of a written part with 60 multiple choice questions, a short written presentation and a speaking part. The result of both parts will determine the final score.

After having been assigned to their level and class, students will have a mix of language input and practice (grammar, vocabulary and skills) and lessons based around areas such as culture, project work and excursions, as outlined in the sample timetable.

Sample timetable

 

Day 1

Day 2

Day 3

Day 4

Day 5

Lesson 1 E-safety and Life Skills Language input Language input Language input Progress review (may include short test)
Lesson 2 Language practice Language input Language input Excursion preparation Excursion follow-up
Lesson 3 UK Today Study Skills Project Project Project presentation or group activity

Student progress

Student performance will be continually assessed and, when progress is observed, students will be given the possibility to go to a higher level. Kings offers a maximum of 6 different levels, thus ensuring student individual academic needs are met. If a student misses a lesson due to sickness, made up lessons will not be provided.

At the end of their course, providing they have attended 90% of their lessons, students will receive and end-of-course certificate stating the duration of their course, the hours of lessons they attended and their level.

Students will also receive a student report with more specific scores and comments on their overall progress, participation and effort as well as their writing, speaking, listening and reading skills, signed by their teacher and the centre's Director of Studies.