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New York Junior English Course

Embassy Summer at LIU Brooklyn

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Welcome to Brooklyn! Our centre is located just one subway ride away from Manhattan. The breath-taking iconic skyline of New York can be viewed from Brooklyn Heights and everything that the city has to offer is within easy reach. This is the perfect location if you want to experience "The Big Apple” but also discover more genuine parts of the city.

Key Facts:

Price:

Single/Double/Triple standard rooms: $1,790 per week

Double/Triple/Quad with shared en-suite: $1,890 (price includes tuition, trips, activities, accommodation and full board)

Location: Brooklyn, New York

Dates: 18 June - 30 July

Ages: 12 – 18 (18 year olds accepted as part of a group with a leader)

Accommodation: Single/Double/Triple standard rooms or Double/Triple/Quad with shared en-suite

Sample Excursions: Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty and Times Square

Day programme available: Always starting on a Monday including tuition, activities and lunch. No accommodation included. Contact us for more information.

 


✓ Rooms are located in Hoyt Halls. Hoyt Halls residence is located less than a 5-minute walk from central LIU Brooklyn campus

✓ Students stay quad en-suite rooms or standard twin/triple rooms

✓ Each room is furnished with a wardrobe, desk and chair

✓ Laundry available in both residence buildings, $1.50 for cleaning and $1.50 for drying

✓ The communal facilities are cleaned daily

✓ All rooms have air-conditioning and linen changed weekly

✓ Towel and washcloth are provided

✓ Students are responsible to keep their rooms clean and tidy, bathrooms are cleaned daily

Activities and excursions are scheduled in mornings, afternoons or evenings, with full-day trips at the weekend. All activities are designed to continue the learning in a fun and enjoyable way, encouraging you to develop life skills and make new friends through sport, activities and socially interactive games.

Activities
Sports: With a choice of football, mini Olympics, volleyball and basketball.

Drama: Drama and performance activities, such as drama workshops and scavenger hunts.

Evening: Activities such as karaoke, a talent show, team games and Manhattan by night walking tours.

Half-Day Trips
Our local half-day trips take students to places of interest such as the Brooklyn Bridge, Times Square and Central Park.

Full-Day Excursions
Empire State Building: Experience breath-taking views of Manhattan from this renowned skyscraper.

Times Square: Take in the sights and lights of this exciting crossroads with ample shopping opportunities.

Wall Street / Financial District: Explore world-famous Wall Street and Manhattan’s bustling Financial District.

New York Museums: Visit some of the world’s most famous museums including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Natural History and the MoMA.

Statue of Liberty and Ellis IslandHop on a ferry to Liberty Island and see this iconic statue. Visit Ellis Island, the former gateway for millions of immigrants.

Brighton Beach: Spend a sunny Saturday playing on this beautiful beach on Long Island.

Coney Island: The original Brooklyn beach theme park, with entertainment for everyone.

The classroom is at the heart of your New York Junior English Course. English Lessons are student-centred and encourage the development of relevant language skills.

✓ Engaging classrooms with a positive learning atmosphere.

✓ Engaging classrooms with a positive learning atmosphere.

✓ 15 hours (20 x 45 minutes) of English lessons per week, morning or afternoon.

✓ Taught by qualified English teachers.

✓ Student ratios of 20 students per class.

✓ Placement testing lesson on day 1 to ensure students are classed appropriately to their level.

✓ We teach all levels, from beginner to advanced.

✓ All courses include learning resources, materials appropriate to students' age and level, and an end-of-course certificate.

Classrooms: Standard classrooms located in the residence building.

Sports Facilities: There is a nearby park for games and activities.

Meals: All meals are served in a large self-service dining hall.

Common Room: Communal lounges are located on most floors of the residence buildings.

Wi-Fi: Wi-Fi available throughout the campus and in bedrooms.

Travel times to the nearest airport

John F. Kennedy International (JFK) 45 mins
La Guardia International (LGA)

45 mins

 

Local public transport services

Delkab Avenue subway station 2 min walk
Hoyt Street subway station 10 min

Each 14-night stay will include a total of 12 local accompanied visits to New York with visits/activities and 2 full-day excursions to major tourist attractions such as The Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, The American Museum of Natural History and Coney Island. 

Students will receive their own weekly subway card and we travel on the NY Metro Subway system.  We  may on a rare occasion use a coach for transportation.

Students may have lessons either in the morning or in the afternoon in week 1, alternating weekly after that.

The programme is for illustrative purposes only and is subject to amendments or alterations.

 

Week 1 (Rotates every 2 weeks)
 

Sunday


Monday


Tuesday


Wednesday


Thursday


Friday


Saturday


Morning


Arrival
Tour DT Brooklyn, Shopping/Provisons or Visit Little Island @Pier 55


Intake & Placement


Lessons


Lessons


Lessons


Lessons


Ferry to View the Statue of Liberty with Quiz & Explore Ellis Island Packed Picnic Lunch


Afternoon
Campus Tour & University Life, Culture Club New York City, Life Skills & Provisions Run Macy's 34th Street shopping

The American Museum of Natural History with Quiz
Explore Central Park: Belvedere Castle, Strawberry Fields w/ Most Creative Photo Contest!!


Evening
WELCOME PARTY Getting to Know You Games and snacks! OR Roosevelt Island Cable Car & Optional EDGE

Times Square
Walk the High Line and Chelsea Market Graduation, Birthdays w/ Cupckaes & Dance Party Staten Island Ferry Hawks Baseball Game

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