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English Language
Vacation Course

Key information

Start dates:
Every Monday 2 January – 10 December 2018, 7 January – 9 December 2019, except Beginners.
Beginner start dates: first Monday of each month
Course length:
2 – 12 weeks
Maximum class size:
20 lessons (15 hours) per week

Entry requirements

Minimum age:

Sample timetable for the Vacation Course

Typical timetable for the Vacation Course

The course

The Vacation Course is designed for students who wish to improve their overall English language level, yet still have plenty of free time to explore their surroundings and practice their English outside of class.

Students need to be 16 or older. There is no maximum age restriction!

What is included in the price

  • 20 lessons per week (15 hours)
  • Welcome Information Pack
  • Placement test on arrival, weekly assignments, group participation, and progress tests
  • Course materials
  • Use of Computer Learning Centre
  • Access to ClassMate, the Kings online learning platform
  • WiFi internet in College
  • Optional weekly lecture programme
  • Two free social activities per week
  • End-of-course certificate (90% or higher attendance required)

Course structure and content

20 lessons per week (15 hours), which might be in the morning or afternoon, depending on location and time of year.

Students can expect the course to feature:

English language

  • Vocabulary
  • Grammar
  • Pronunciation

Language skills

  • Speaking
  • Listening 
  • Reading
  • Writing

Study skills

  • Note taking
  • Research skills
  • Time management
  • Dictionary work
  • Learner autonomy

Cultural and personal development

  • Understanding cultural difference and similarity
  • Working with others
  • Presenting an argument