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    Business & Specialised Vocabulary

    Designed for students who need to improve their professional language skills. Specialised vocabulary with technical terms in areas such as business, medicine, engineering, law, computing, architecture, tourism etc. can sometimes be provided on request. Please note that our teachers are not actual engineers, doctors, lawyers etc. Families are carefully selected to match your needs and we try to provide a teacher with a similar background to your own.
    £90, €130 or US$130 per week

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    Closer supervision for students under 18. This guarantees that the teacher or an adult member of the family is at home at all times when the student is there. This option does not guarantee activities. Please note that students aged 12 or under MUST take the cocooning option. Cocooning can only be booked with lessons and/or activities (not on the Accommodation Only or Lessons Only programmes).
    £99, €150 or US$150 per week

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    Exam preparation

    Your teacher will design a course to prepare you for an exam (Cambridge First Certificate, Proficiency, TOEIC, TOEFL). Please note that we do not organise the exams. You must bring your own material, books, previous exam papers and any other material you need to prepare for the exam.
    £90, €130 or US$130 per week

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    Private bathroom

    Accommodation with your own private bathroom. This option is not available in all destinations.
    £120, €180 or US$180 per week

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    Christmas/New Year

    Any bookings which include Dec 24th, 25th or 26th (Christmas) or Dec 31st or Jan 1st (New Year) are subject to a supplement of £95, €145 or US$145. If your stay includes both Christmas and the New Year the supplement is charged twice. N.B. This supplement may include activities such as New Year meal, countdown, fireworks, town decorations/lights, shopping.
    £95, €145 or US$145 per week

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    We can arrange transfers from the nearest airport, station or seaport to your host family for a supplement as indicated for each destination. Transfers are taken care of by the host family, the Local Organiser or a private driver (usually by car, occasionally by public transport). Please contact us for a quote if your transfer destination is not listed. If you do not arrive at the airport indicated or arrive/leave before 08h00 or after 21h00 charges will be increased. A supplement may be charged for late arrival if there is a lot of waiting time. Transfers are usually individual but can in rare cases be shared with other students. Students aged 15 and under MUST take 2-way transfers unless we are notified that they are accompanied by their parents. A mobile phone number is required for all students who book transfers. Easter Sunday/Monday: £20 supplement for transfers in the UK on these days.

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    This option is specially designed for people who enjoy a very comfortable standard of living at home and who require extra comfort when they come to stay with a host family. You can expect a superior standard of accommodation and meals. VIP stays always include a private bathroom and VIP students can be sure that their teacher has plenty of experience hosting this type of student and knows how to satisfy their requirements.
    Supplement of £350, €450 or US$450 per week

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    5 Star

    Limited availability. This option is specially designed for people who require simply superb luxury accommodation with an attractive private bathroom and meals you will always remember!
    Double the standard rate

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    Special needs

    We welcome students with physical disabilities (such as vision or hearing impairments), emotional or behavioural disorders (such as ADHD) or learning difficulties (such as dyslexia) provided we are notified of these in advance.
    £99, €150 or US$150 per week

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    Special diets

    We welcome students who need special diets provided we are notified in detail of these in advance. If these diets involve the host family making extra arrangements (such as a gluten-free diet) a supplement will be charged.
    £99, €150 or US$150 per week

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    Extra nights

    It is possible to extend your stay with extra nights (full-board accommodation without lessons). Please note that from 4 extra nights (5 days) onwards a full week is charged.
    See individual destinations for prices

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    2, 3 or 4 students sharing a programme

    If you choose to share your course you must come with another student/other students who has/have the same language level as you, on the same dates and on the same programme. You share lessons, activities (if applicable) and in most cases also share a room. Please complete several booking forms: one for each student and write the name of the person/people you are sharing with. If you are 3 or 4 students sharing a programme please give us plenty of time to find a host family with the necessary space in their home and give us 3 choices of area if possible.
    2 students: 20% discount per student. 3 or 4 students: 25% discount per student

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    Students aged 60+

    5% discount for students aged 60+ on all programmes (Please note that this cannot be combined with other discounts).

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    Long stay

    5% discount on stays of 4 weeks or more for all programmes. Not applicable to transfers. (Please note that this cannot be combined with other discounts).

  • Early payment

    5% discount if you pay the full amount of your programme by bank transfer at least 3 months before your programme start date. Not applicable to transfers

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    Family bookings

    If you are a family of 3 or more people please give us plenty of time to find a host family with the necessary space in their home and give us 3 choices of area if possible.
    Please ask us for a quote

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    Accompanying person

    This is only available with full-board accommodation for a second person who comes with you and shares your room but does not have lessons or activities.
    20% discount for the second person aged 4 or over, 75% discount for children under 4 years old

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    Duo nationality (on request in the UK only)

    If you wish to share a course but you do not have a student partner we may be able to find one of a different nationality for you. This is a unique opportunity to make a new friend and share lessons and accommodation with a student who does not speak your own language which means that the common language between you is English. 20% discount