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Our exam specialist teachers can prepare your child for international English exams such as IELTS, TOEFL iBT, and Cambridge ESOL exams like KET, PET, First / FCE and Advanced / CAE, school exams and university entrance exams. The course covers exam techniques to help your child achieve the best result possible.

Using the Homelingua Advanced Learning System we can deliver results and progress much faster than other study methods.

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English Level: A2 Elementary to C2 Proficiency

Ages: 12-17

Suitable for: All students preparing for an English language exam.

Dates: Year-round January – December

Junior immersion exam preparation courses

Homelingua advanced learning system

Learning outcomes of the course

  • Maximise exam performance
  • Learn effective exam techniques
  • Develop time-management skills and ability to work accurately under pressure
  • Study the format of the test and how to best answer questions
  • Be fully prepared for the exam
  • Develop independent study skills
  • Take a mock exam

Carolin – 17 years old from Germany

Bucksmore Homelingua student profile

  • English level: C1 Advanced
  • Course: Exam preparation
  • Teacher: Nicole
  • Location: Letchworth, Hertfordshire

Carolin’s mother contacted Homelingua about her daughter taking a Cambridge Advanced (CAE) exam preparation course. She also wanted her daughter to get lots of practice speaking English and live with a family with children her age. She studied with Nicole in Hertfordshire. She has two daughters aged 14 and 17 that joined the student on excursions. The course focused on preparing Carolin for the CAE exam and also speaking. Homelingua arranged the exam entry for the Carolin and she successfully passed.

Course price includes

  • Personalised course with an experienced and qualified teacher
  • Supervision of your child
  • Accommodation in the home of the teacher with private bedroom
  • All meals taken at home
  • 2 half-day trips or activities per week and one full-day weekend trip for courses of more than 2 weeks
  • Study materials for use during the stay
  • Personalised end of course report
  • Certificate of attendance
  • Insurance

Course fee does not include flights, Eurostar or transportation to/from the teacher’s house

 

Junior immersion course fees

 

United Kingdom

Ireland

Per week 1:1 2:1 (pp) 1:1 2:1 (pp)
Weekend £625 £470 €820 €575
15 hours £1250 £870 €1650 €1155
20 hours £1425 £980 €1900 €1330
25 hours £1600 £1090 €2150 €1505

Notes

1 lesson hour is 60 minutes

Lessons are usually in the morning, however, a flexible timetable is possible

A week is 7 days, 6 nights

Transfers to/from the teacher’s nominated airport is £120 one-way

Non-EFL courses and courses taught in the Republic of Ireland are not accredited by the British Council

Please read the course terms and conditions page for full details

Please view our welfare policy and student supervision policies

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Sample
Timetable


An example of a junior Exam Preparation course timetable.

Morning Afternoon Evening
Sunday Arrival Arrival & settling in Welcome dinner with the family
Monday Needs analysis & course design Review of exam format & requirements Discover the local area with your teacher Dinner & relax with the family
Tuesday Reading Skills: Speed reading and predicting Practice with Newspaper Texts Excursion with your teacher: Trip to Harry Potter world (chargeable) Dinner & relax with the family Reading test practice
Wednesday Speaking skills: Conversation & discussion practice for speaking test Exam practice: Past paper & review Speaking Test Practice Dinner & relax with the family Film night
Thursday Listening skills: Signposting words in listening Excursion with your teacher: Visit to the seaside Dinner & relax with the family Writing an essay plan
Friday Writing & study skills: Structuring written answers for writing test Final mock test Cooking dinner with your teacher Dinner & relax with the family
Saturday Excursion with your teacher: City centre visit & shopping Excursion with your teacher: City centre visit & shopping Farewell dinner with the family
Sunday
Morning
Arrival
Afternoon
Arrival & settling in
Evening
Welcome dinner with the family
Monday
Morning
Needs analysis & course design Review of exam format & requirements
Afternoon
Discover the local area with your teacher
Evening
Dinner & relax with the family
Tuesday
Morning
Reading Skills: Speed reading and predicting Practice with Newspaper Texts
Afternoon
Excursion with your teacher: Trip to Harry Potter world (chargeable)
Evening
Dinner & relax with the family Reading test practice
Wednesday
Morning
Speaking skills: Conversation & discussion practice for speaking test
Afternoon
Exam practice: Past paper & review Speaking Test Practice
Evening
Dinner & relax with the family Film night
Thursday
Morning
Listening skills: Signposting words in listening
Afternoon
Excursion with your teacher: Visit to the seaside
Evening
Dinner & relax with the family Writing an essay plan
Friday
Morning
Writing & study skills: Structuring written answers for writing test
Afternoon
Final mock test
Evening
Cooking dinner with your teacher Dinner & relax with the family
Saturday
Morning
Excursion with your teacher: City centre visit & shopping
Afternoon
Excursion with your teacher: City centre visit & shopping
Evening
Farewell dinner with the family

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