History of the English Language

English Summer School London

Have a fantastic time in our English summer school in London, improving your English skills and discovering everything the capital city has to offer. SGI has been providing English language study holiday programmes in our school to students from all over the world for over 50 years: 2013 will be the best English Summer School ever!

SUMMER ENGLISH COURSE IN LONDON

You can take an English course in July and August from 1 week up to 8 weeks. Our English Summer School starts on the first Monday in July, but you can enroll on any course starting on any Monday during the summer months.
Our Summer English classes have a maximum of 14 students in the mornings and 8 in the afternoon, so your English teacher can give you lots of personal attention to help improve your English.
SGI’s Standard English Course option gives you English grammar and vocabulary lessons for 4 hours every morning. The English Combination Course combines morning group classes and afternoon one-to-one tuition. Alternatively, the Intensive English Course option has General English group lessons (mornings) and a conversation group class (maximum 6 students) in the early afternoon. Of course, all English lessons are taught by our friendly, enthusiastic and  well-qualified English teachers.
If you require other types of English lessons, St George International English school in London has a huge selection of English summer courses. Our combination of English classes and expert, native-speaker tutors come in all different language levels. So whether your language needs are social, business or academic, or if you are beginner, intermediate or advanced, you can find the perfect study option in one of our English courses.

SUMMER SCHOOL WITH STUDY VISITS AROUND LONDON

New features for our English summer school are our English classes with integrated study visits and use of the additional excellent classrooms of our nearby university partner, the University of Westminster.
Every student will have the opportunity to take part in study visits to interesting places around London. Before the study trip, preparation work is done in the classroom and afterwards language tasks based on your visit will be the subject of another English lesson.

ENGLISH SUMMER SCHOOL: SOCIAL PROGRAMME

Our London summer school has an amazing student social programme to make your time with us truly unforgettable. Throughout July and August, our cool summer activities (with student groups led by our friendly teachers) include:

• Musicals and theatre trips in the West End - discounted tickets available.
• Free Summer School parties - very popular in great locations across Central London
• Summer Sport Activities in Regent’s Park – football, volleyball, softball or just lie on the grass and sunbathe! The park is just a short walk from school. Don’t forget your sunglasses.
• River trips along the Thames - enjoy warm summer breezes as you float through London – famous views include The Houses of Parliament, The London Eye, Greenwich, The O2 Dome, Hampton Court Palace and Kew Botanical Gardens. Bring your camera for summer holiday photos!

Immediately outside school, you have exciting Central London. SGI English school is in the middle of the Fitzrovia district, just north of world-famous Oxford Street. SGI is only minutes away from famous places such as Soho, Covent Garden, Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square and Westminster.

A summer evening walk will take you through busy streets, peaceful green squares and past stunning historic landmarks. There’s something for everyone here in London - a fantastic bonus to complement your English summer school study programme.

SGI English summer school in London is the ultimate English study holiday in one of the world's great cities and the home of the English language! You can come and join us for 1 week, or up to 8 weeks, starting from the first Monday in July. You can turn up to enroll on our English courses on any Monday during July and August, but prior booking is advisable.


Saint George International is a school that is busy with students all year, but in July and August when we have our Summer English courses, with lots more students, we call it our English summer school... and it’s true that there is a sunny atmosphere in the school and in the teachers and students’ smiles.


SGI has had fifty years experience of providing professional, stimulating and well-organised summer study holiday programmes to students from all over the world, so we are an English language school that can guarantee that you will have a great time with us both improving your English and discovering all the amazing things that London has to offer.

Coming to London can be a nervous, as well as an exciting time. On your first morning at Summer School, everyone at SGI is here to help you and make you feel at home. We want you to feel comfortable while you are learning English. 

 

After enrollment, you will start your English summer school lessons for real and meet your class teachers and your new friends from all over the world. On Mondays during July and August, because of the summer enrollment, the first lesson start time is 15 minutes later than usual. On Tuesdays through to Fridays, all the English lessons start at the normal time of 9:15 (see table below for example of Intensive English course timetable during the summer months).

 Lessons 1 & 2BreakLessons 3 & 4LunchConversation Group
MONDAY (JULY & AUGUST)09:30 - 11:0011:00 - 11:3011:30 - 13:0013:00 - 13:4513:45 - 15:15
TUESDAY to FRIDAY9:15 - 10:4510:45 - 11:1511:15 - 12:4512:45 - 13:3013:30 - 15:0013:30 - 15:00

NB: During the high-peak summer season, classes in our English summer school have a maximum of 14 students in the mornings and 8 in the afternoon, so plenty of personal attention from your teacher is guaranteed.

Classes at our English Summer school are full of happy, smiling students who are motivated to improve their English skills. In addition to the great Summer School classroom experience, there are even more ways that we try to promote English speaking, so that students fully immerse themselves in the English language and see all the wonderful things that London has to offer in the summer.

 

Every day of the year, SGI teachers lead a student social programme of some of the great things to do and see around London. In the summer months, the social programme is extremely popular with 30 or even 40 students on an outing. There is a different event every day that gives students the chance to fully experience everything that London has to offer. As SGI students come from all over the world, the language spoken on Social Programme events is always English - a great chance to keep on practising your English skills for free. Make sure you have a fully charged camera with you, as there is always something amazing to see when you are out and about in London in the summer

Teenager Summer School English course for 10-15 year olds. The course at Regent’s Park is available in June, July and August for students who want an English holiday course in London.
In London, we have a range of courses for Young Learners in the Summer Holiday that SGI run in conjunction with our British Council accredited partner schools. The teenager Summer holiday learning programme includes a great mix of English language tuition, sport activities and interesting excursions around the capital. There are homestay and residential accommodation options and all language levels are accepted.

Summary

● Available from 10/06/13 to 31/08/13. 
● Minimum stay 1 week. Maximum stay 12 weeks. Start on any Monday.
● Maximum group size: 16 students
● 15 hours English tuition per week (mornings)
 

An English summer School course for young children aged 5 - 9 years old in the heart of London in a school in Regent’s Park. The priority is making sure the young children are safe, happy and have fun, while all the activities are in English - a gentle way to improve English skills. The caring, friendly and young teachers get involved in sports and exciting activities which means that every child is engaged and interested and will be nicely tired and happy at the end of every day... and wanting to come back the next day to spend time with their new friends from all over the world.

Course Summary

● Available from 10/06/13 to 23/08/13. 
● Minimum stay 2 weeks. Start on any Monday.
● Maximum group size: 18 students.
● 23 hours English tuition per week (9:00 - 15:20).