Summer Blast

Barbados Language Centre is inviting you to immerse yourself in two (2) weeks of Barbadian culture during Crop Over Season July 24 to August 6, 2022 while learning English. Please be reminded that COVI-19 Protocols may be in force.

Spend the mornings in class

The English as a Foreign Language (EFL) programme is made up of four components:

  1. Language Structure: Develop grammar, vocabulary and reading skills
  2. Oral Communication: Develop speaking and conversation skills
  3. Listening & Pronunciation: Develop listening and pronunciation skills
  4. Culture: Explore the culture of Barbados

Daily class sessions run from 9.00 am to 12.00 noon

Experience the Bajan culture

Music, arts, food, dance and so much for you to enjoy during your stay.

Organised tours start in the afternoon at 2.00 pm. Tours include visits to many amazing attraction in Barbados including:

  • Historic Bridgetown and its Garrison, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Codrington College, St. John’s Parish Church, Hackleton’s Cliff, Gun Hill Signal Station
  • Chalky Mount Potteries, East Coast and more

 

You can also explore on your own and take in some of the Crop Activities.

Tentative Itinerary

Classes:  9:00 am – 12.00 noon

Tours start at: 2:00 pm

Jul 24 Jul 25 Jul 26
Jul 27
Jul 28
Jul 29 Jul 30
Recommended arrival in Barbados BLC – Registration and Orientation BLC – EFL Classes BLC – EFL Classes BLC – EFL Classes BLC – EFL Classes
Host Family will meet you at the airport Afternoon – FREE Tour – Historic Bridgetown and its Garrison, a UNESCO World Heritage Site Tour – Chalky Mount Potteries, East Coast Introduction to Cricket Tour – Codrington College, St. John’s Parish Church, Hackleton’s Cliff, Gun Hill Signal Station All Day – Free Day: Activities with host family
Jul 31
Aug 1
Aug 2
Aug 3
Aug 4
Aug 5
Aug 6
All Day – Free Day: Activities with host family Kadooment Day – Free Day: Activities with host family BLC – EFL Classes BLC – EFL Classes  BLC – EFL Classes BLC – EFL Classes Recommended departure from Barbados
Tour – Harrison’s Cave Northern Tour – Speightstown, Slave huts, Animal Flower Cave Free Afternoon Tour – Closing Activities – Bajan Delights Host Family will take you to the airport

 

Fees:

From: $2,890.00BDS ▪ €1316,12 Euros ▪ $1,445.00US ( Junior)

Items Estimated BDS
Cost per Student (Junior)
Adult
Tuition  $      1,200.00 $  1,200.00
Administrative Fee  $           190.00 $ 190.00
Lodging & Board*  $      1,000.00 $ 1000.00
Cultural Tours  $         500.00 $ 600.00
Total  $      2,890.00 $2,990.00

*For 2 weeks paid directly to host family includes breakfast and dinner
**Persons who might take public transport should include an additional $150 Bds

All fees are required before the start of classes. (BDS – Barbados dollars)

Certification

All students will receive a Course Completion Letter. Students who pass the examination will receive a Certificate of Proficiency in English as a Foreign Language.

Application Steps

    1. Complete the application form and sign it (click to download form).
    2. Scan and email the form to us. Our Email address is blc@bcc.edu.bb
    3. Scan and email all the Admission documents to us.
    4. We will send you the Acceptance Letter and host family information.