The Future Pioneers course is designed for mature, forward-looking teenagers (aged 16 to 17) who want to combine improving their language skills with preparing to take their place in the real world of higher education and work. Your son/daughter will follow 20 general English lesson per week and 10 task-based lesson per week.
Your son/daughter will work in groups led by a team of teachers on two week-long projects that practise key skills including:
- Critical thinking
- Problem solving
- Basic business skills
Based on real business models, the topics encourage participation and interaction between members of the group and develop autonomy – with English being the only language used.
Your son/daughter will receive a balanced programme, which includes grammar, skills development and vocabulary development. the classes will be learner-centred. This means that your son/daughter will take an active part in the classes and will be expected ti speak with and listen to fellow students in pairs and small groups. Homework will also form an integral part of the course.