The Ultimate Intensive Language Courses for Teenagers

The language courses run by LINES
LINES “Downe House”          in Newbury, near Oxford and London, England
LINES “Queenswood”        in Hatfield,near London, England  
LINES “Passy”        in Paris,France  
aim to be the ultimate academic intensive courses for teenagers.
Our values are founded on self-discipline, self-esteem and mutual respect.

Academic Programme      The Heart of our Programme! 
Students have 32 (of 45’ each) per week. 
There is a maximum of 10 students in each class (average 7).
The students have the same age and level! After a very precise assessment test, students are placed into different groups according to age and level, from beginner to very advanced. 
LINES has a very international student body with more than 30 nationalities!
At the end of the stay at LINES every student receives a certificate and a report.
Our teachers are strictly selected and are all qualified, enthusiastic and professional.
Lessons are intensive, but fun!
LINES Languages Ltd is member of English UK and British Council accredited.

Activity Programme Work hard, but have fun!
Depending on the centre, students can choose Pro Sport activities such as
Pro Football with Arsenal FC, Chelsea FC, Pro Tennis, Pro Golf, Pro Wellness...
LINES activities staff are dedicated to providing fun activities and games, outings, sports and leisure activities intended to keep students busy from breakfast to bedtime. 
No time for boredom!
Sports and activities: Badminton, swimming, tennis, volleyball, football, cricket, squash, mountain biking, aerobics, steps, etc. as well as arts and crafts.

Excursion Programme    Extend your horizons!
The students go on excursions twice a week, an academic visit with the teachers and leaders which is mid week and one cultural excursion with the leaders which occurs on the weekend. They are accompanied at all times by staff! 
In England, trips include London (Tower of London, London Eye, the Globe, Buckingham Palace, Mme Tussaud etc. and shopping in Oxford Street and Harrods) as well as Windsor, Oxford, Cambridge, St Albans, Bath, Bristol… All entrance fees are included in the price. 
In France, excursions include Paris (Montmartre, Les Champs Elysées, Tour Eiffel, Le Louvre,…), Versailles,…

Exclusive and Safe locations The best for demanding students!
LINES  uses the facilities of the best boarding schools. Our students live in welcoming, comfortable and homely residences.
Boys and girls are strictly segregated into separate houses and age groups.
Bed linen is provided and changed weekly. 
Bathrooms are located conveniently near the bedrooms.
A free laundry service is provided once a week.

What makes LINES unique
A 4:1 student – faculty staff ratio 
32 lessons per week 
Small classes of average 7 students from the same age and level
Tailor – made courses adapted to every single student
Complete immersion is insisted on at all times
Most of our students are very committed and highly motivated
In our centres the highest standards are guaranteed
All inclusive programmes: all food and drink, free laundry service, internet access, all educational materials, excursions, sport activities, accommodation,  three cooked meals a day….
Professional sports with Chelsea FC, Arsenal FC, Gosling Centre of Excellence LTA, Tennis, Golf, Wellness...
15% max. from the same country.
A very international student body with a friendly atmosphere
Intensive but fun!

From arrival until departure at the airport, we commit ourselves to looking after every single student with one key wish and promise: to make the student’s stay intensive but fun!

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