Summer Blast

Barbados Language Centre is inviting you to immerse yourself in two (2) weeks of Barbadian culture from July 25 – August 8, 2021 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 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 attractions 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

 

Tentative Itinerary

Classes:  9:00 am – 12.00 noon

Tours start at: 2:00 pm

Jul 25 Jul 26 Jul 27 Jul 28 Jul 29 July 30 Jul 31 
Arrival in Barbados BLC – Registration and Orientation BLC – EFL Classes BLC – EFL Classes BLC – EFL Classes BLC – EFL Classes All Day – Free Day: Activities with host family
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 Tour – Codrington College, St. John’s Parish Church, Hackleton’s Cliff, Gun Hill Signal Station Tour – Farley Hill National Park, St. Nicholas Abbey
Aug 1 Aug 2 Aug 3 Aug 4 Aug 5 Aug 6 Aug 7
All Day  – Free Day: Activities with host family Free Day: Activities with host family Holiday Emancipation – Free Day:

Activities with host family

BLC – EFL Classes  BLC – EFL Classes BLC – EFL Classes All Day – Free Day: Activities with host family

 

Northern Tour – Speightstown, Slave huts, Animal Flower Cave Tour – Southern Tour – Crane Hotel, Oistins Bay Gardens Tour – Closing Activities – Bajan Delights Departure from Barbados on Sunday 8 August 2021

Examples of the fees in Barbados dollars

Items Estimated BDS
Cost per Student – Adults
Estimated BDS Cost per Student – Junior
Tuition  $1,000.00 $1,025.00
Administrative Fee  $190.00 $190.00
Lodging & Board* $1,000.00 $1,000.00
Cultural Tours**  $345.00 $400.00
Total  $2,595.00 $2,560.00

*For 2 weeks paid directly to host family includes breakfast and dinner.
**Estimate is based on current pricing and is subjected to change.

 

All fees are required before the start of classes. (BDS – Barbados dollars). Face to face courses will be offered subject to approval by the Barbados Ministry of Health and Wellness.

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 by clicking the link English As Foreign Language – Barbados Language Centre and selecting your language.
    2. Our Email address is blc@bcc.edu.bb if you have any questions.
    3. We will send you the Acceptance Letter and host family information.