Classes, Excursions , and Home-Base
Informal classes in English conversation continue all day until 7:00 (dinner and relax time!) Everyplace we visit, whether it is St. James’ Park or the British Museum, each student will be asked to say a sentence or two in English about their impressions (don’t worry, staff will help you!).
Excursions will include: London’s squares, bridges, Tower, but also the Thames River with the experimental Milennium bridge and, of course, London’s wonderful neighbourhoods, The Houses of Parliament, Camden Town, Portobello Road, St Paul’s Cathedral etc…We’ll take a walk through London’s famous Gardens and parks: especially St James (which Virginia Woolf loved and wrote about) but also Hyde Park and Regent’s Park. Last but not least, we’ll visit many museums: The Tate British, Tate Modern, National Gallery, British Museum (several Museum tours and a wonderful Talk and Draw Session at the National Gallery) and, if we have time, the Courtauld Gallery.
London home-base: Palmer’s Lodge Hostel, an elegant, renovated Victorian home.
A Day at HS London …
8.30 HS breakfast all together –croissant, coffee, juice, cereals, fruit, etc
9:00 — 11:00 HS Classes — conversation, readings , mini-composition and memorization
12:00 National Gallery HS guided tour
1.30 Picnic lunch in St James’ Park
3:00- 5:00 HS walking tour : Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, Big Ben and London Eye.
Return to the hostel for a rest (free time)
7:00 Ferry to the Tate Modern and evening visit of the museum
8:30 Dinner all together at the “The Anchor Pub”, on the banks of the Thames and near the Tate
10:30: back at the hostel .. time to sleep .
DATES AND COSTS
Humanities Spring London, April 22nd to April 26th 600 euros includes:
- round-trip flight
- hostel in London (4 nights/5 days)
- London group subway pass
- transfer from London airport to hotel
- all museum fees and activities we attend together in London
- all HS intensive conversation classes and guided tours
HS EER (early enrollment reduction) for students who enroll by February 15th: 50 euros