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PROGRAMS FOR ADULTS: WHISTLER  

Start Dates Every Monday
Lessons/Week 15
No. of Weeks Minimum 1, no maximum

Year round schedule
General English - Basic 15: 15 Lessons per week
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
8:45Ā- 11:30 Essential English class Essential English class Essential English class Essential English class Essential English class
11:30Ā- 17:00 Free time to Ski / Cycle Free time to Ski / Cycle Free time to Ski / Cycle Free time to Ski / Cycle Free time to Ski / Cycle

Note: Lesson = 50 Minutes   Start Dates Every Monday
Features The Full-time English program plus two Elective classes.
Lessons/Week 20
No. of Weeks Minimum 1, no maximum

Winter Schedule
General English - Core 20: 20 Lessons per week
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
8:45Ā- 11:30 Essential English class Essential English class Essential English class Essential English class Essential English class
11:30Ā- 16:00 Free time to Ski / Ride Free time to Ski / Ride Free time to Ski / Ride Free time to Ski / Ride Free time to Ski / Ride
16:00 - 17:05 English for Real Life Class English for Real Life Class English for Real Life Class English for Real Life Class No Class
Note: Lesson = 50 Minutes

  Start Dates Every Monday
Features The Full-time English program plus two Elective classes.
Lessons/Week 20
No. of Weeks Minimum 1, no maximum

Summer Schedule
General English - Core 20: 20 Lessons per week
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
8:45Ā- 11:30 Essential English class Essential English class Essential English class Essential English class Essential English class
12:00Ā- 13:05 English for Real Life English for Real Life English for Real Life English for Real Life No Class
13:05Ā- 17:00 Free time to cycle / hike Free time to cycle / hike Free time to cycle / hike Free time to cycle / hike Free time to cycle / hike

Note: Lesson = 50 Minutes   University of Cambridge FCE Preparation

CourseUniversity of Cambridge FCE Preparation
Lessons / week25 hrs / week

No. of Weeks8, 10 or 12

Features
This course prepares students for the University of Cambridge ESOL First Certificate (FCE) exam, which students take in the final week of the program. The FCE is at Level 3 of the Cambridge five level system.

Through a balanced curriculum students will expand and reinforce their knowledge of the various skills they utilize in writing the 5 papers set by Cambridge. Practice Exams and compositions are an integral part of the programme.

Info Request Form   Winter Courses English + Lift Tickets + Ski and Snowboard Lessons

CourseEnglish Classes combined with 2 hours of daily Ski
and Snowboard Lessons

Dates OfferedDecember to May

Hours / week15-20 Hours per week of English, 10 Hours of
Ski/Snowboarding

No. of WeeksMinimum of 1

Features
Learn to ski and snowboard or improve your techniques in small group lessons taught by Whistler Blackcomb professional coaches. Program includes Standard or Full Time English course plus on mountain ski or snowboard lessons (2 hours/day) and lift tickets for selected dates. This program is suited to beginner and low intermediate level riders and skiers of all levels.

Info Request Form
  English + Lift Tickets for Ski and Snowboarding

CourseEnglish Classes combined with selected days of
Sking/Snowboarding

Dates OfferedDecember to May

Hours / week15-20 Hours per week of English, Skiing/Snowboarding on
selected dates

No. of WeeksMinimum of 1

Features
For students who want to ski or snowboard but are not looking for instruction. Program includes the Standard or Full-Time English course with lift tickets for selected dates.

Info Request Form
  English +Lift Tickets for Mountain Biking

CourseEnglish Classes combined with selected days of
Mountain Biking

Dates OfferedMid-May to Mid-September

Hours / week20, 25 or 30 Hours per week of English, Mountain Biking on
selected dates

No. of WeeksMinimum of 1

Features
For students who want to Mountain Bike but are not looking for instruction. Program includes the Standard or Full-Time English course with lift tickets for selected dates.

Info Request Form
  English + Lift Tickets + Mountain Bike Lessons

CourseEnglish Classes combined with daily Mountain Bike lessons
Dates OfferedMid-May to Mid-September

Hours / week20 Hours per week of English plus 10 Hours per week of
Mountain Biking Lessons

No. of WeeksMinimum of 1

Features
Why not learn more than English this summer? In this program you will take English classes in the morning and join experienced instructors for a guided lesson in the Whistler Mountain's Bike Park in the afternoon. There are a variety of routes to match your ability and excitement level. You will receive a great mix of tour and clinic elements depending on the desires of you and your group. Patient, professional instructors will progressively introduce you to braking skills, cornering, and riding graduated drops and jumps.

Info Request Form
  Discount Lift Passes

Coursen/a

Dates Offeredn/a

Hours / weekn/a

No. of Weeksn/a

Features
Students can purchase lift tickets to ski or snowboard both Whistler and Blackcomb mountains through Tamwood. Students can purchase weekly lift passes (5 of 6 day passes) or an unlimited full season lift pass. The full season pass allows students to use the lifts 7 days of the week from opening day of the season (last weekend in November) until the regular season ends in late May. The seasonís pass also provides free sightseeing on the gondola all summer.

Info Request Form
  English Preparation for Ski Instructor Course

CourseEnglish for Ski Instructor Course

Dates OfferedDecember to April

Hours / week20 hours of English, 5 seminars over two weeks, 2.5 to 5 hours
 of free skiing per week and 4 day on mountain exam

No. of Weeks21 days

Features
2 weeks of English instruction and seminars that prepares studentsí English for the Canadian Ski Instructors Association ("CSIA") course and exam (level 1), which they take during the last week of the course. Contact Tamwood for detailed course description. Instructor certificate programming and exams are offered by the Canadian Ski Instructorsí Alliance, not by Tamwood.

Info Request Form
  English Preparation for Snowboard Instructors Course

CourseEnglish for Snowboard Instructors Course

Dates OfferedDecember to April

Hours / week20 hours of English, 5 seminars over two weeks, 2.5 to 5 hours
 of free riding per week and 3 days on mountain exam.

No. of Weeks14 days

Features
2 weeks of English instruction and seminars that prepares studentsí English for the Canadian Association of Snowboard Instructors ("CASI") 3-day exam (level 1), which they take at the end of the course. Contact Tamwood for detailed course description. Instructor certificate programming and exams are offered by the Canadian Association of Snowboard Instructors, not by Tamwood.

Info Request Form
  Private English Tuition

CoursePrivate English Tuition

Hours /Week1-15 hours / week

Entry RequirementsNo English skill pre-requisite
 Minimum age: 17

DurationMinimum 1 week (5 Hours)

Description
Private lessons are designed to meet the personal needs and goals of the student. Students can combine private and group lessons. Many students use private lessons to focus on specialized vocabulary for their career.

Info Request Form
 

 

* Level 2 students who want to take a Full-Time Program can take One-to-One lessons instead of the Workshop and Tutorial for an additional fee.

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