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British Council announces return of its Summer School

May 16, 2016

The British Council in India has recently announced the return of its Summer School.
Every year British Council hosts a Summer School course at its centre in Delhi. This programme is offered to Young Learners between the ages of 8 and 15. This year the theme for the course is William Shakespeare, arguably the world’s most famous writer. Learners develop speaking, writing, reading and listening skills through engaging tasks, games and activities centred around The Bard.

The Summer School in Delhi runs in two sessions from May 23 to June 12 and from June 20 to August 17.

Through fun, interactive classes students develop team building and group discussion skills by working with classmates in a safe, stimulating environment. By treating every child as an individual we help them to communicate confidently, and to use English in real-life situations.

Speaking about the British Council’s Summer School, Michael Gordon, Teaching Centre Manager, India said,“We know that one of the best ways to develop language proficiency is through stories, and Shakespeare’s stories are some of the best stories ever written, and performed.”

Gordon went on to state,“The language of Shakespeare is also wonderful. We introduce Children to it via carefully designed lessons, so that they understand and enjoy it, and feel inspired to read further and also to produce their own creative language”.

Learners also get the opportunity to enter art and writing competitions, win prizes in a Shakespeare themed fancy dress event and take part in a performance in the final week of the course in our two hundred seat auditorium.

The Young Learner Summer School promises to be an enjoyable programme where children get to demonstrate their teamwork, creativity and English language skills. It also offers young learner speaking and writing courses, general English courses and workshops in storytelling, poetry, debating skills and more.

The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities which creates international opportunities for the people of the UK and other countries and builds trust between them worldwide.

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