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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 (per week):

Single/Double/Triple standard rooms: $1,890

Double/Triple/Quad with shared en-suite: $1,990

(price includes tuition, trips, activities, accommodation and full board)

Day Programme: $670

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

Location: Brooklyn, New York

Dates: 30 June - 04 August

Ages: 13 – 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

             

 


✓ 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

  • Coney Island: The original Brooklyn Beach theme park.
  • Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island: Students can take a ferry ride to Liberty Island and view this iconic statue. Visit Ellis Island the former gateway of millions of people who immigrated to the USA.
  • Empire Outlets: NYC’s only outlet shopping destination with high-quality clothes and shoes from the biggest brands.
  • Macy’s 34th street: More shopping in what is known as ‘the world’s largest store’!

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.

  • 20 x 45 minute lessons per week
  • Taught by friendly and professional English teachers
  • Placement test on day 1 to ensure students in appropriate level
  • Maximum 17 students per class
  • Students will be placed in an international class with students of different nationalities
  • Standard classrooms
  • Classrooms are located on campus
  • Curriculum with emphasis on communication skills
  • Materials included as well as an end of course report and certificate

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

Breakfast

Both cooked and continental, which might include pancakes, eggs, juice, coffee and toast.

Lunch

A selection of main dishes, including vegetarian and gluten free options. 
Packed lunches (provided at weekend)

Evening Meal

A selection of main dishes, including vegetarian and gluten free options. 

Snacks

Vending machines are located in the residence building for drinks and confectionery.

Facilities

  • Nearby park for games and activities
  • Communal lounges on each floor of the residence building
  • The residential buildings are close to teaching facilities and dining hall
  • Wi-Fi available throughout

 

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
 
 
 

Sunday


Monday


Tuesday


Wednesday


Thursday


Friday


Saturday
    Breakfast 7:45 Breakfast 7:45 Breakfast 7:45 Breakfast 7:45 Breakfast 7:45 Breakfast 7:45
Morning WELCOME TO NEW YORK ! Placement/Orientation
or Lessons 9:00 -12:30
Lessons
9:00 -12:30
Lessons
9:00 -12:30
Lessons
9:00 -12:30
Lessons
9:00 -12:30
Day Trip to Coney Island Beach Volleyball, Swimming, Boardwalk Shopping Packed Picnic Lunch $Optional Luna Amusement Park  
  Brunch 9:30-12:30 PM Lunch 12:45 Lunch 12:45 Lunch 12:45 Lunch 12:45 Lunch 12:45
Afternoon

Arrivals,

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

(Optional Six Flags)  

Campus Tour & University Life, Culture Club

New York City, & Provisions Run 

Infamous Macy's 34th Street Shopping   Visit Bryant Park & New York City Library  Walking Tour Outside United Nations & Secrets of Grand Central Station with Team Scavenger Hunt  Explore Central Park: Belvedere Castle, Strawberry Fields & Most Creative Photo Contest!! 
  Dinner LIU 5:30-6:30   Fast Food Frenzy!!   Dinner LIU 5:30-6:30  Dinner in the City Dinner LIU 5:30-6:30  New York Pizza Party!  Dinner on the Beach or Dinner at the Game    
Evening

7:00 WELCOME PARTY

Getting to Know You Games and snacks!

OR

Cable Car to Roosevelt Island  

Times Square

by Night! 

4th of July Celebration Baseball Game!

July 18th On Site: Ice Cream Social followed by Jeopardy Game Night (Prizes!!) or Soccer in the Park 

Walk the High Line and Chelsea Market  Explore South Street Seaport Shopping and Try New Foods!  Celebration! Graduation, Birthdays & Dance Party 

July 8th:                    Onsite: Movie Night   July 22nd: Enjoy Hotdogs & Burgers at the Staten Island Ferry Hawks Baseball Game! Fireworks!! 
 

Sunday


Monday


Tuesday


Wednesday


Thursday


Friday


Saturday
    Breakfast 7:45 Breakfast 7:45 Breakfast 7:45 Breakfast 7:45 Breakfast 7:45 Breakfast 7:45
Morning HAVING FUN IN NEW YORK! Lessons 9:00 -12:30 Lessons
9:00 -12:30
Lessons
9:00 -12:30
Lessons
9:00 -12:30
Lessons
9:00 -12:30
Day Trip to Statue of Liberty
& Ellis Island
(Packed Lunch)
  Brunch 9:30-11:00 Lunch LIU 12:45 Lunch LIU 12:45 Lunch LIU 12:45 Lunch LIU 12:45 Lunch LIU 12:45
Afternoon Site seeing in China Town,
So Ho & Little Italy
OR
(Optional All Day)
Six Flagsor Broadway Show
Greenwich Village
&
Washington Sq Park
Visit South Central Park ,
Columbus Circle
& Photo Scavenger Hunt
Financial District Walking
Tour 9-11 Memorial
& Oculus
(Optional)
911 Memorial Museum
Visit Barclay Center
and Shopping
@ Atlantic Terminal
Walking Tour of St Patrick’s Cathedral,
Shop on 5th Ave, View Trump Tower
& Rockefeller Center
  Dinner LIU
5:30 - 6:30
Fast Food Frenzy! Dinner LIU
5:30 - 6:30
Dinner in the City Dinner LIU
5:30 - 6:30
New York Pizza Party! Dinner at
the Shake Shack
Evening Explore Near the Empire State Building
from Below
& Grab a Second Chance
in Times Square!
Walk the Brooklyn Bridge
&
Explore DUMBO
Sports in the Park
OR Activity Club w/ Arts & Crafts,
Music & More!
Visit and viewing from 911-
One World Observatory
7:00- 9:30 Tour Brooklyn Heights
&
Shop on Montague Street
Followed with Onsite Personal Reflection
Time 9:30- 10:30
Celebration!
Graduation, Birthdays
& Karaoke Night
Visit the Guggenheim Museum
 

Sunday


Monday


Tuesday


Wednesday


Thursday


Friday


Saturday
    Breakfast 7:45 Breakfast 7:45 Breakfast 7:45 Breakfast 7:45 Breakfast 7:45 Breakfast 7:45
Morning HAVING FUN IN NEW YORK! Lessons 9:00 -12:30 Lessons
9:00 -12:30
Lessons
9:00 -12:30
Lessons
9:00 -12:30
Lessons
9:00 -12:30
View St. Thomas Church
& Visit the MOMA Packed Lunch
  Brunch 9:30-11:00 Lunch LIU 12:45 Lunch LIU 12:45 Lunch LIU 12:45 Lunch LIU 12:45 Lunch LIU 12:45
Afternoon Shopping at the Empire Outlet Times Square by Day Visit General Grant's Tomb,
View Riverside Chuch
& Columbia University
Free Time in Central Park
and Shopping
Tour Brooklyn Heights: See St. George Hotel,
Plymouth Church,
Our Lady of Lebanon ,
Secret Subway Entrance
@ 58 Joralmon St, Fruit streets and Pier
Nature Walk in Prospect Park :
Prize for Best Nature Photo
& QUIZ
  Dinner LIU
5:30 - 6:30
Fast Food Frenzy! Dinner LIU
5:30 - 6:30
Dinner in the City Dinner LIU
5:30 - 6:30
New York Pizza Party! Dinner Off Site
Evening Fun at the Brooklyn Heights Pier Bryant Park Movie Night Sports in the Park TBD: Kids Choice in the City! On Site:
Tye Dye
or
(Optional)
Cinema
Graduation Birthday Celebration
w/ Dance Party or Karaoke
Evening in Hudson Yard
with $Optional Vessel
& The Edge

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