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Core Programme at Orange Tree Courses

25 hours’ of Core Programme over the two-week period will fast-track each student’s learning in a way which is fun and engaging.

We ensure that our classes are limited to a staff-student ratio of 1:6 so that they can prioritise their confidence so that students receive the required attention for them to improve.

On departure, students will be given an Orange Tree Courses Completion Certificate, which demonstrates the student’s progress over the two weeks.

Student Choose ONE of the Core Programmes Offered:

English Language Programme

  • The course covers four skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing, with research projects and spoken presentations giving students the opportunity to practice their learning.
  • Our compulsory team-building exercises combine fun with educational value.
  • Students also have the opportunity to sit the Trinity College London SELT English exams. These English exams are approved for use when making visa applications or applying to UK institutions for further studies.
  • Various levels of English test are available and we will advise on the best route for each student during their stay such as: FCE, CAE and IELTS. For any external English test, there will be a fee by the exam board.

Transferable Skills

Students develop transferable skills which are vital for future success in any career, which include:

  • Developing strengths in independence, self-regulation and self-assessment;
  • Confidence in dealing with a wide range of new people and situations;
  • Responsibility for own learning, time management, and working with others;
  • Communication skills in speaking, listening, and presenting effective arguments in a variety of different contexts.

Quick Facts

  • 25 hours’ of English Language Classes
  • Levels: Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced
  • Staff-student ratio 1:6
  • Interaction with native English students for the duration of the course
  • Students receive a ‘Certificate of Completion’ on successful completion of our End-of-Course Test

Career Development Programme

(for Fluent or Near-Fluent Speakers of English)

  • Students will undertake four core modules: Leadership & Teambuilding, Public Speaking & Debate, Presentation Skills and CV writing.
  • These modules are designed for building confidence for the future leaders of society.
  • Students will be encouraged to work on important key skills which are vital for future success in any career.

Transferable Skills

Students develop transferable skills which are vital for future success in any career, which include:

  • Developing strengths in independence, self-regulation and self-assessment;
  • Confidence in dealing with a wide range of new people and situations;
  • Responsibility for own learning, time management, and working with others;
  • Communication skills in speaking, listening, and presenting effective arguments in a variety of different contexts.

Quick Facts

  • 25 hours’ of Career Development Classes
  • Must be fluent or near-fluent English language speakers
  • Staff-student ratio 1:6
  • Interaction with international students for the duration of the course
  • Students receive a ‘Certificate of Completion’ on successful completion of our End-of-Course Test

In addition to the Core Programme, our Summer School package includes: