Summer Blast

Barbados Language Centre is inviting you to immerse yourself in two (2) weeks of Barbadian culture during Crop Over Season July 28 to August 10, 2019 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 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 including Bridgetown Market, Pan Pun De Sand, Grand Kadooment and much more.

Tentative Itinerary

Classes:  9:00 am – 12.00 noon

Tours start at: 2:00 pm

Jul 28 Jul 29 Jul 30 Jul 31 Aug 1 Aug 2 Aug 3
Arrival in Barbados BLC – Registration and Orientation BLC – EFL Classes BLC – EFL Classes Holiday Emancipation Day 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 All Day – Free Day: Activities with host family Tour – Codrington College, St. John’s Parish Church, Hackleton’s Cliff, Gun Hill Signal Station All Day – Free Day: Activities with host family
Aug 4 Aug 5 Aug 6 Aug 7 Aug 8 Aug 9 Aug 10
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 Departure from Barbados
Tour – Farley Hill National Park, St. Nicholas Abbey Northern Tour – Speightstown, Slave huts, Animal Flower Cave Tour – Southern Tour – Crane Hotel, Oistins Bay Gardens Tour – Closing Activities – Bajan Delights Host Family will take you to the airport

 

Fees

From: $2,495.00BDS ▪ €1,092.64 Euros ▪ $1,249.30US

Items Estimated BDS
Cost per Student
Tuition  $      1,000.00
Administrative Fee  $           95.00
Lodging & Board*  $      1,000.00
Transport to Barbados Language Centre**  $         100.00
Cultural Tours  $         300.00
Total  $      2,495.00

*For 2 weeks paid directly to host family includes breakfast and dinner
**Suggested sum for students who take public transportation

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.