Summer Blast

Barbados Language Centre is inviting you to immerse yourself in two (2) weeks of Barbadian culture during Crop Over Season July 30 to August 12, 2023 while learning English.

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 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
  • St. John’s Parish Church, Gun Hill Signal Station, Sunbury Plantation
  • Harrison’s Cave
  • North Point, Cherry Tree Hill, East Coast, Bathsheba

 

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

Tentative Itinerary

Classes:  9:00 am – 12.15

Tours start at: 2:00 pm

Jul 30
Jul 31
Aug 1
Aug 2
August 3
Aug 4
Aug 5
Recommended arrival in Barbados BLC – Registration and Orientation Emancipation Day – Holiday BLC – EFL Classes BLC – EFL Classes BLC – EFL Classes
Host Family will meet you at the airport Tour – Historic Bridgetown and its Garrison, a UNESCO World Heritage Site Tour -Gun Hill, St John’s Church, Sunbury Plantation Tour -Visit Mount Gay- Rum Tasting Tour – Harrison’s Cave All Day – Free Day
Aug 6
Aug 7
Aug 8
Aug 9
Aug 10
Aug 11
Aug 12
All Day – Free Day: Activities with host family Kadooment Day – Free Day BLC – EFL Classes BLC – EFL Classes  BLC – EFL Classes BLC – EFL Classes Recommended departure from Barbados
Free Afternoon Tour – Speightstown, North Point, Cherry Tree Hill, East Coast, Bathsheba Free Afternoon Closing Activities – Bajan Delights Host Family will take you to the airport

 

Fees:

From: $3,315.00BDS ▪ €1564 Euros ▪ $1,650.00US

Items Estimated BDS
Cost per Student
Tuition  $          800.00
Administrative Fee  $          190.00
Lodging & Board*  $      1,500.00
Cultural Tours  $         825.00
Total  $      3315.00

*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)

The course may be cancelled if registration is inadequate. The programme is subject to change.

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.