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Intensive Academic Program

Saturday, July 2, 2016 - Saturday, August 13, 2016
Ages 12-18 · Co-Ed
St. Michaels University School 3400 Richmond Road VictoriaBCCanada  V8P 4P5
Saturday, July 2, 2016 - Saturday, August 13, 2016
Ages 12-18 · Co-Ed
St. Michaels University School 3400 Richmond Road VictoriaBCCanada  V8P 4P5

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Intensive Academic Program

Jul 02 - Aug 13

Ages 12-18

St. Michaels University School

Starting at

C$2,600.00

About This Activity

This intense, challenging and rewarding English language program is designed for advanced level English speakers who understand idiomatic language, advanced grammatical structures, and complex speech. IAP students stretch their communication competencies through participation in leadership training activities. Upon arrival, students take an assessment test, and are then placed into classes that range in size from 12 to 15 students who come from all over the world and have similar skill levels. Program: • 25–30 • hours per week of intensive English instruction, Monday to Friday • British Columbia-certified teachers • the writing process — planning outlines, constructing paragraphs, developing thesis statements, and supporting the thesis with analogy, established fact, and quotations • academic integrity — citing, paraphrasing, and avoiding plagiarism • effective group-work training: turn-taking, working in culturally diverse groups, negotiating, cross-cultural communication skills • public speaking skills including debates, recitations, and other opportunities to present publicly • accent reduction workshops • social media and Internet skills • introduction to post-secondary education options and application processes in B.C. and Canada • interaction with local Canadian students who act as mentors and encourage participants to use and develop their English skills • 5–8 hours per week of Global Responsibility learning + Service hours involving volunteer opportunities in the community

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  • St. Michaels University School

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