Located on England's southern coast in the county of Hampshire, Portsmouth is a wonderful city of approximately 190,000 inhabitants. Having spent centuries as home to an important port, it boasts the oldest dry dock in the world still in use as well as many famous boats and ships.
While Portsmouth lost importance as a military port a few years back, it still maintains a major shipyard and base for the Royal Navy. There is a commercial port that links to the mainland for people and cargo, and the city is located 125 kilometers from London.
The majority of Portsmouth tourist attractions bear witness to its celebrated naval history. Some examples include: the D-Day Museum, Royal Naval Museum and a shipyard where you can visit several famous ships - the HMS Victory, the HMS Warrior and the remains of the Mary Rose.
13 to 17 years old
From July 2 - July 23 (3 weeks)
The academic center is situated right in the heart of Portsmouth, a fully-equipped university campus just a short walk from downtown. Facilities include a wide range of indoor and outdoor sports installations, as well as academic facilties.
20 lessons per week in small groups (maximum: 15 students). Students are organized according to both their age and their level of English, which is determined on the first day with an English level test. Each lesson is equivalent to 45 minutes of class, and occasionally, the school alternates the class timetables, meaning that classes can be in the morning ir the afternoon.
Students will stay in the residences of the university with individual rooms and full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner). The residence is comprised of different buildings that have small apartments shared by students in which every 4 or 5 bedrooms share a bathroom and common room. (The distribution of the rooms will be made by the school).
Every afternoon, all students participating in the program (regardless of nationalility) will participate in a variety of activities which include sport and recreation. The program also includes a partial day and a full day excursion each week to interesting destinations such as London or Brighton.
Students will be accompanied at all times by a Spanish councelor as well as native English councelors.
Included in the price: