Summer break always arrives, and with this most students say goodbye to teachers, books, pencils, notebooks and blackboards. Summer brings with it the opportunity to rest, travel and enjoy the benefits of heat, however, these two or almost three months away from the classroom, bring the inevitable forgetting of contents and skills worked during the previous school year, resulting in lag and difficulty to continue with new learning. In this post we will talk a little about this effect and discuss some ways to avoid it.
High school study abroad programmes endow you with remarkable life experiences, build you confidence and social skills, enhance perspectives, notable language skills, and the inimitable opportunity for personal development.
How to Overcome Cultural Differences when Hosting an International Student? South Africa who is commonly known as the rainbow nation because it is known for its wide range of cultural diversities. This is the very reason why we chose Cape Town as the destination for students to travel to, to learn a new language.
Being the mother in a host family and tutor for English Language Homestays in South Africa, I pride myself on handling almost any situation life throws at me. If a student is not interested in studying, we play English language games.
Volunteering is an interesting way to gain valuable life experience, many students consider taking some months during their vacation period to volunteer or intern at different organisations. It’s also a good way to make themselves more appealing to employers and is a great reference for university applications for high school students.