General English Plus Windsurfing

Brighton is Britain’s newest city and famous sea-side resort with two universities and reputedly the youngest population in the UK! It is situated on the south coast of England, approximately 80km south of London, in the beautiful county of Sussex. There is a regular and direct train service to London which takes just 49 minutes.

Granted city status in 2001, and often known as ‘London-by-the-sea’, Brighton offers the buzz of a large cosmopolitan centre in a relaxing seaside setting. There is much to explore: the famous pier with its fairground attractions, the Marina with its waterside cafés, bars & health clubs and the Sea Life Centre. If you like the outdoor life, walking on the beach, sitting on a café terrace and exploring designer shops, then Brighton & Hove is the place for you!

British Study Centres was voted ‘Star English Language School Europe’ for the second time at the prestigious Study Travel Magazine awards ceremony held in London in eptember 2012. BSC was honoured to win the award in 2010 and has been shortlisted on several other occasions.

The school benefits from its own library, fully-equipped with all the resources you might need to boost your learning progress: books, dictionaries, audio materials, past exam papers and much more.

The computer rooms fitted with modern terminals will let you keep in touch with family and friends. In addition, Wi-Fi connection is available throughout the building.

Course Summary
Course code G30W
Available in Brighton
Start dates Any Monday Apr-Sep
Course duration 2 weeks
Minimum level Intermediate
Class size English: avg. 11, max 14 Windsurfing: one-to-one
Lessons per week 20 lessons of General English & 10 lessons of Windsurfing
Lesson duration English: 50 mins Windsurfing: 60 mins

Course Contents

09:15-12:05: We work with a coursebook during the first three lessons of the day enabling you to improve the four main skills – speaking, listening, reading and writing. As well as these four main skills we will also work on other key areas to help develop your fluency and accuracy – pronunciation, grammar, vocabulary, idioms.

12:25-13:15: The final lesson of the course is devoted to Speaking & Listening, which is an extra opportunity for fluency practice.

15:00-17:00: Students who are new to windsurfing will learn about the equipment that you use and wear, practise how to windsurf on a simulator before suiting up and getting on the water, learn about the wind and how to steer and turn around, join in fun races and freestyle demos to improve sailing and much more.

Those students who have reached Intermediate level will have the opportunity to use more advanced boards and sails, learn to use the harness and master new freestyle tricks.