Vacation English

Vacation English

The Vacation English programme is designed to create an exciting English learning environment for young students.

Recommended for

young learners of approximately 10 - 17 years old, who want to improve their English skills during their holidays. Ages can vary according to destination.

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What is this experience about?

Vacation English is recommended for students looking to balance studying English with excursions and activities in the afternoon. You will spend evenings in the company of your homestay host. learning about home life in England and practising their language skills, all in an international environment.


You will work on all of the key skills reading, writing, listening and speaking as well as extending your vocabulary and activating your grammar.

Using a course book written and designed specifically for younger learners, you will use stimulating materials and a variety of methods to ensure fast progression. The lessons have a link to the leisure  programme to make a rounded experience and put what it learnt in the classroom into practice.

What you can achieve

By the end of the course you can expect to have gained confidence in speaking and listening through the project work in the classroom and by interacting with students at similar age during the  activities and excursions. You will have a better understanding of how to use the English language in everyday life.

Daily life

Students will benefit from 15 hours a week of lessons and will take part in 5 half day excursions/activities and 1 full day excursion per week organised and supervised by the school. For sample  timetables and excursion calendars, please see flyers for individual schools.

Why LAL?

  • We offer Schools for Young Learners that stimulate English learning.
  • We have been running these schools for over 25 years.
  • We have taken care of children from all over the world.
  • We boost our students’ confidence and communication skills.
  • We provide our own books, designed to appeal to young learners.


Key Facts

Lessons/hours per week
Lesson length
45 minutes
Lesson schedule
Morning or afternoon lessons
Class size (max.)
Age range
Classes are usually taken in blocks of 2 lessons (1.5 hours per class)

Lesson Schedule

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