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We ski and learn languages

In last release OiR we   have started to tell about variants of winter trips to language schools (number for October, 23rd see). Today we have chosen places where the overseas grammar will be combined in the most pleasant image with entertainments. Language schools at coast in the summer are popular. And in the winter together with the teacher it is possible to go for a drive on mountain skiing and to walk on European cities sparkling by Christmas fires!

Switzerland: English, German, French + the Alpes

to spend vacation in the Swiss Alpes - simply dream! At the international language school Haut - Lac learn both to English, and German, and French. Choose, what is more necessary. But the main thing - near to school there are lines for skiing and a snowboard, calculated both on beginners, and on skilful sportsmen. At school, except teachers of languages, skilled instructors in winter sports work. So will teach not to strike the person during snow both on a slope, and in conversation with foreigners. The Christmas program (from January, 2 till January, 14th) is calculated on teenagers 8 - 18 years. It includes daily 2 hours of lessons and 4 hours of skiing.

How much is: 2 weeks - about 47 thousand roubles. Ski pass, equipment, the instructor and a transfer to slopes are included in cost. Residing - in school residence, on 2 - 4 person, a food - a full board. Flight, a transfer from the airport, consular gathering, the insurance, services of agency in trip registration are in addition paid.

Details on a site www. languagelink. ru, on bodies. (495 258 - 67 - 00.

Savonlinna: English + a snowboard

the Resort city of Savonlinna is in Finland. In college of schoolboys wait on New Year`s vacation, from December, 27th till January, 7th. To English will teach native speakers (employment - for 3 hours per day), to a snowboard and mountain skiing - instructors. Instead of hills it is possible to choose lessons hip - hopa or swimming. And without the Finnish sauna will not manage! In the cheerful company children will meet New year and Russian Christmas.

How much is: for 10 days - about 30 thousand roubles. Training, residing in 2 - local numbers with all conveniences, a food - 5 times day, a transfer from St.-Petersburg in Savonlinnu here enters. The visa, the medical insurance and a train Moscow - St.-Petersburg are in addition paid.

Details: on a site www. nordicschool. ru, on bodies. (495 208 - 91 - 44.

Rovaniemi: English + Father Frost

Lapland - the earth behind Polar circle where there lives Father Frost where it is possible to see polar night, the polar lights... And to spend indelible vacation - from January, 2 till January, 8th, 2007 - in college of the city of Rovaniemi. The program Rest + English is a course of colloquial English with teachers from Great Britain and the USA, for 5 hours per day. Employment are calculated on replenishment of a lexicon and overcoming of a language barrier. Rovaniemi - winter tourist capital of Europe, English here it is audible constantly, practice is provided. From entertainments - Santa - park, a museum Arktikum a hill with mountain-skiing lines, a skating rink and an aquapark (in 10 minutes of walking from school!) .

How much is: for 1 week - about 27 thousand roubles. This sum includes residing in 2 - local number, a food - 5 times day, a transfer St.-Petersburg - Rovaniemi. In addition - the visa, the medical insurance, a train Moscow - St.-Petersburg.

Details: on a site www. nordicschool. ru, on bodies. (495 208 - 91 - 44.

Madrid: Spanish + museums and night life

In the Spanish capital of students waits a magnificent museum of Prado from one of the greatest in Europe of collections of painting. Nearby - some cities included by UNESCO in the list of a world art legacy. It is a medieval city - a museum of Toledo, Avila with a grandiose fortification, Cervantes Alkala`s native land de Enares... Tusovochnyj Madrid as though is thought specially up for youth, night life boils till the morning in any day of week. And winter vacation successfully coincides with sales, women of fashion - students are waited by excellent shopping.

How much is: 2 weeks - with residing at student`s apartment and training (24 lessons in a week) - 24 990 roubles. Also into this sum enter: registration of the educational visa, a transfer from the airport, excursion in Toledo and the ticket in Prado, student`s map ISIC on which the set of discounts is given. If will choose residing at a family, the program will cost 29 470 roubles. But here in cost it is included also 2 - a single food - turns out favourably. It is possible to go also for 3 or 4 weeks.

Details: on a site www mmcxxi. ru, on bodies. (495 202 - 24 - 07.