Introducing our new German and Ski course

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Michael Stein
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10 Sep 2019
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Are you a TY student looking for something worthwhile to do over the winter months? If you study German, then use this year effectively to improve your language skills with a study abroad course in Germany. But that’s not all!  At Stein Study, we recognize that students want to fully enjoy their TY and experience as much as possible during this important year, so we’ve launched an exclusive programme that combines German language classes with winter sports. 

Skiing and snowboarding fun!

Have you always wanted to learn to ski or snowboard but haven’t yet had the opportunity? Or perhaps you’re already a seasoned skiing/snowboarding pro who wants to have some fun on the slopes this winter. Either way, our exciting new language course – German and Ski in Lindenberg, offers students the opportunity to ski or snowboard each afternoon following their morning German lessons. 

Students attend 25 German lessons per week in the mornings before heading to a nearby ski slope with the school’s welfare workers for 2 to 3 hours of ski/snowboard lessons and practice. On Saturdays, the students go on a full-day excursion to a bigger skiing resort in the Alps. 

The programme is designed for total ski/snowboard beginners as well as for those with some prior experience. All equipment is included as well as a lift ticket. 

Perfect your German

As well as having a fantastic time on the slopes, you’ll also be perfecting your German language skills ready for your LC exams. The course is run by the esteemed language school – The Humbolt Institute in Lindenberg, Germany. Students attend 25 lessons per week in small groups of about 10. The experienced and well-qualified tutors work interactively we the students to improve their language comprehension, expression and oral skills. The course improves fluency, confidence and vocabulary knowledge within just 2 weeks.

The School: Humboldt Institut 

The Humboldt Institut, Lindenberg is located on the edge of the small town of Lindenberg located just half an hour from Austria, Switzerland and Lake Constance. It forms part of the Humboldt Institut family of schools which are located across Germany and can boast being one of the largest and most experienced language schools in Germany. 

The school in Lindenberg is a boarding school with 200 beds and extensive facilities including a swimming pool and sauna, sports hall, mini-golf course, outdoor playing fields and lawns, a gymnasium, a climbing wall plus much more. 

Accommodation

Students stay on campus in spacious and recently renovated student rooms.  Shared double rooms and single rooms are available and students are provided with full board during their stay. Roommates are matched carefully and the school likes to match students of different nationalities who have a comparable German language level and are of similar age; to encourage interaction in German. Boys and girls are housed separately.

The town: Lindeberg

Lindenberg is an idyllic pretty resort town of about 12,000 people located in the foothills of the Alps. Its scenic surroundings and close proximity to the Alps and Lake Constance offer students great opportunities for excursions and recreational activities. It is a safe town with good infrastructure for students. 

If you would like to find out more about our German and Ski in Lindenberg programme please contact us to discuss further. 

We are taking bookings now for January and February 2020

 

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