15 - 17 yrs
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
This exciting language course 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. Please observe that this excursion only takes place if enough students sign up for it. Otherwise, the participants will join the other students on the regular Saturday excursion.
The ski/snowboard course is designed for total beginners as well as for those with some prior experience and includes each week:
The course is run at an excellent language school in Lindenberg called the Humboldt Institut. The dedicated team at this quality assured school provide German tutoring, accommodation and activity programmes of the highest standards to make this an ideal study abroad option for TY students.
As part of the intensive German course, students will attend 25 lessons per week in groups of approximately 10 people. The small classes create a personalised environment where students can work interactively to practice their German comprehension and expression. Your experienced and fully qualified tutors use stimulating teaching methods to create classes that are educational as well as enjoyable. The 25 weekly lessons will improve your overall fluency and confidence as you increase your German vocabulary and develop your conversation skills.
Students stay on campus in either single or shared double rooms. There is plenty to do at the school including sports, swimming and arts and crafts. The pretty city of Lindenberg is just a 10-minute walk away.
Full day excursion to big Ski resort in the Alps
5 January, 2020
12 January, 2020
19 January, 2020
26 January, 2020
2 February, 2020
9 February, 2020
16 February, 2020
23 February, 2020
2 weeks to 6 weeks
€1320 per week
Prices include the following:
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How to book:
Please click on the Book Now button and fill out your details.
You will be asked to pay your booking deposit, please read our terms and conditions.
We will send you the forms to complete for your booking
Full payment is due 8 weeks prior to departure.
Students stay on campus in the Humboldt Institut’s spacious and recently renovated student residences located just a ten-minute walk from Lindenberg’s town centre.
There are shared double rooms and single rooms available and students are provided with full board during their stay.
Students have access to fantastic on-site facilities, including a climbing wall, an indoor swimming pool, an arts and crafts room, a movie theatre and a sports hall.
The beautiful city centre of Lindenberg is just a ten-minute walk away which makes this the ideal location to stay during this immersive trip.
The supportive language school staff will supervise you during classes and activities, too. Curfew for all students is 10 PM from Sunday to Thursday and 12 AM on Fridays and Saturdays.
We understand that every student’s needs are unique so please do not hesitate to inform us of any special requirements or food allergies at the point of booking.
The course is designed for total beginners as well as for skiers with some prior experience
ski / snowboard equipment (skis/snowboard, poles, boots, helmet) is included in the course fees. You will need to bring your own ski clothes.
The closest airport is Memmingen. Most of our students have to fly into Zurich or Munich airport on arrival and then depart from Memmingen. They usually arrive on a Sunday morning and leave on a Friday afternoon.
No flights are not included in the price. You will need to arrange your own flights, although we are happy to advise which flight to book.
Transfer between the airport and your school can be arranged. The prices can be found on the dates & prices page.
All meals are included in the price. You will however need money for socialising and shopping during your time away.
The school does not permit friends or even students of the same nationality to share rooms. Staying with a student who you didn’t know before your trip is a great way to widen your circle of friends while getting the chance to practice your language skills with new people. If this makes you feel uncomfortable they school has a limited amount of single rooms available for an additional cost of €100 per week.
Having a foundation of conversational German is beneficial to students going on any of our language courses but even less advanced students will see their fluency flourish in a short space of time during this immersive experience.
I spent a month in La Rochelle with a wonderful host lady. La Rochelle is a fantastic location as not only is it beautiful but it is a very accessible city. It was a wonderful experience and I wish I'd been brave enough to book for longer.
My French was not great when I came to La Rochelle but was not bad and I did not have much confidence to speak it but spending 4 weeks here it has improved written, oral and aural. The French were very patient in La Rochelle when I was trying to speak French, more then I expected and were great help when it came to try to find an English word in French. The Leaving Cert practice was also very beneficial to me as I got to correct it with a French person. The class hours and activities were amazing. I personally feel the activities got me to speak French more casually and the not like school work. My French has improved here in La Rochelle, I was very happy with my stay and would love to return.
As an young adult arriving on my own, this course is ideal. The teachers were efficient and afterwards we were brought to the town for a small guided tour.
It was great to be able to learn French and be surrounded by real French people and experience what it would be like to get up every morning and travel to work or school. The teachers were always nice and I really enjoyed the excursion on the Weekends.
From the first moment it was excellent. Stein Study staff meeting us at the airport made things so easy and Tom made sure we had everything we needed when we settled in the host’s house and we knew we could go to him with any concerns we had. The class were great and really focused on speaking French and giving you more confidence. The leaving cert classes helped a lot with preparation and gave us a chance to practice. Outside the classroom the activities were great. We done volleyball on the beach and also visited local towns, it was all amazing and I wouldn’t change a thing! We were given responsibility, trust and respect from everyone. I enjoyed myself thoroughly!
I loved my trip because everyone was always very kind and I felt I had any problems I could have easily got help. I found the weeks I was here with more students was the better memories as it was more fun during our free time and during activities with everyone. I found the classes very helpful for both pronunciation and my grammar.