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London - Docklands Junior English Course

Embassy Summer at University of East London

Take a junior English course in fashionable East London, our centre is located at the Dockland campus of the University of East London, by the famous River Thames and London Stadium (home of West Ham FC and 2012 Olympics).
From the modern residence buildings,  you’ll get a great view of London’s iconic skyline and you can enjoy easy access to public transport when you want to explore the sights and attractions of central London.

Key Facts
Location: 
University of East London, London
Dates: 13 Jun - 22 Aug
Ages: 11 - 17 (18 - 19 accepted as part of a group with a leader)
Accommodation: Single en-suite rooms
Sample excursions: Brighton, Cambridge and Canterbury

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Room Type Single room with en-suite

Bathroom Ratio 1:1 students

Room set up Arranged in flats of 4-6 with communal kitchen

What's in a room Single bed, wardrobe, desk, chair

Common room Yes

Cleaning Weekly

Linen cleaning Changed weekly

Towels Students bring their own towels

Laundry Located at Longbridge house, a small fee

Meals Served in on-site canteen, packed lunch at weekends

Wi-Fi Yes

Distance to classes On campus

On-site activities are scheduled occasionally when students are not in class or out exploring London, with full-day excursions at the weekend. All activities are designed to continue learning in a fun and enjoyable way, encouraging students to develop life skills and make new friends through sport, activities and socially interactive games.

Sample activities
Treasure Hunt, Karaoke, Disco, Quiz or different sports such as Mini Olympics or Football

Half-Day Trips
Our students get to explore exciting places around London every weekday, they visit places such as The British Museum, St Paul’s Cathedral, Tower of London, Oxford street shopping and The National Gallery

Full-Day Excursions
Brighton: Enjoy this vibrant and popular seaside resort with beautiful architecture and a visit to the Sea Life Centre.

Canterbury: Visit this UNESCO World Heritage Site, one of the most visited cities in the UK. Marvel at the gothic architecture of Canterbury Cathedral and medieval buildings.

Cambridge: Explore this iconic university city, famous for its renowned colleges and visit King's College. 

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

✓ 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 16 students per class.

✓ Placement testing lesson on day 1 to ensure students are classed appropriate 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: Modern and well-equipped with audio-visual facilities.

Sports Facilities: Multi-purpose sports hall, outdoor gym, basketball court and AstroTurf football pitch.

Meals: There is a self-service buffet in "The Edge", an on-site restaurant / dining hall

Common Room: Each flat has its own common area.

Wi-Fi: Wi-Fi available throughout the campus and accommodation area.

Travel times to nearest airports

(LGW) London Gatwick Airport 1 hr
(LHR) London Heathrow Airport 1 hr and 30 mins
(STN) Stansted Airport 50 mins
(LTN) Luton Airport 1 hr 15 mins
(LCY) London City 15 mins

Travel times to nearest train station

St Pancras International (Eurostar) 30 mins

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