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London St. Albans College

1 or 2 weeks / August / residential
Start dates all year round

Set in 90 acres of beautiful English countryside, it provides a safe and peaceful environment. Available to the students a range of indoor activity spaces and outdoor sports facilities where students can take part in amazing activities organised by the staff on site. Lessons will take place in bright, spacious classrooms with interactive  whiteboards. London, Cambridge and Oxford are just a short driving distance from the school. A visit to St  Albans for shopping is a unique and varied experience, a contrast to indoor shopping malls. The city’s historic  ambience provides a delightful setting in which to explore a wide range of top name and independent shops.


Full board accommodation in single, twin or triple rooms

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  • Residential campus set in majestic buildings and grounds
  • Just 4 miles from St Albans and 20 miles from central London
  • Outstanding leisure and academic facilities
  • 20 English lessons: 15 hours of classroom instruction
  • Online placement test
  • MLA Taskbooks: five student books designed for the needs of learners of all levels of English
  • MLA Portfolio: learning resources, daily evaluation and attendance record, day by day topics, tasks completed and material used
  • E-board: a record of the learning progress by monitoring the students’ attendance, the content  developed in class, the topics and teaching aids used during the lessons
  • Certificate of attendance
  • End of course report
  • Activity Leaders throughout the period
  • Sport and Leisure: One Disco Night, one Karaoke Night, one Treasure Hunt, one Fashion Night, one Quiz Night, one Movie Night, sports sessions
  1. Full-day excursions by private bus and support of mother tongue staff:
    • Canterbury
    • Brighton
    • Stratford Upon Avon
  2. Half-day excursions by private bus and support of mother tongue staff:
    • Cambridge
    • London
    • Windsor
  3. Admission to local attractions and other nearby destinations:
    • London Eye
    • Madame Tussauds
    • Kings College (Cambridge)


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parents and students the guarantee that the language course, centre management and staff, activities, and accommodations are all held to the highest standards of quality, student safety and wellbeing.

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