The strong focus of this language program is that children are not in a camp or a group accommodation, but hosted by an Irish family chosen for them.
The benefits of this type of stay are many:
It promotes a better understanding of the Irish culture and way of thinking and living. There is constant daily exposure to spoken English in everyday settings which gives unparallelled training for the understanding of spoken English.
There is constant practice of English conversation which helps build confidence and vocabulary for everyday use.
There is individual attention.
Life skills of students are enhanced during this stay, it builds resilience and independence in the student.
International friendships develop and enrich the lives of both the host family and the visiting student.
The English Language Immersion-holiday programme increases motivation for the English language, and heightens awareness of the essential nature of English proficiency. These all benefit the student both at a personal level and in the future as a professionall in whatever area they choose to pursue a career.