Country Cousins Ltd
Contact Maribel Cabrera-Molina
Address Bicclescombe Park, Ilfracombe, Devon, EX34 8JN
Region South West England & Channel Islands
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Telephone +44 1271862834
Fax +44 1271 865374
Website www.country-cousins.com
Email help@country-cousins.com
Facebook facebook.com/CountryCousinsIlfracombe
Twitter @CountryCousins_
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Description of centre

We are a small family run business which has been providing quality English educational visits to Junior students since 1951 in North Devon. At Country Cousins we offer a variety of programmes that will help to develop your child's skills & improve their English Language; not only in class but with their host family & in the sport or activity of their choice.

Country Cousins students: enjoy an educational holiday, learn in a healthy, natural & traditional region of England, avoid the distractions & problems associated with larger cities, experience North Devon’s Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty & the first UNESCO Biosphere in the UK, discover one of the UK’s most popular areas for English Tourism.
Country Cousins provides: small class sizes (max 15), great mix of nationalities, at least 15 hours (also 18 & 21 available) of language lessons per week, revised & up to date syllabus & teaching materials, an individual test of language ability & needs, pre-course Student Manuals & Host Family information, carefully selected & personally met host families, friendly & caring English families, supervision during all activities by our trained activity leaders, 24 hour phone service for students & parents, transfers from & to designated airports.
Choice of Activity Programme: Adventure Sports, Beach Volleyball, Discovering Devon, Football, Golf, Horse Riding, Street Dance, Surfing & Tennis
Teaching & lessons: emphasis is placed on improving speaking & listening skills, pronunciation, vocabulary & functional language. Speech is initiated through many mediums; from pair work and group work to individual presentations, group discussions, debates, role-play and simulations, music, drama and games. Students can sit the Trinity College GESE examinations with us.
Our Host Families: play an extremely important role, are visited & inspected by our experienced welfare staff, their details are crossed-checked by social services with police records, treat students as one of the family, providing a happy & secure environment, students may share the room, Sundays are a family day which gives students the opportunity to spend time with their hosts.

Studying with Country Cousins will result in considerable progress & a great experience treasured for life!

  • Course information
  • Young Learners

    Course type F. Vacation courses for young learners
    Months Open All year round, January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
    Course Length Flexible, 1-2 weeks, 3-8 weeks, 9-12 weeks, more than 12 weeks, 6 months, 1 year
    Age group Under 12, 12-16, 16-18
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    Course hours 16-20
    Tuition fees £450-599
    Class size 15
    Beginners accepted? Yes