STUDY ABROAD

DIRECTORY

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THE INTERNATIONAL HOUSE WORLD ORGANISATION (IHWO) IS A NETWORK OF SCHOOLS WORLDWIDE WHICH CURRENTLY HAS OVER 150 SCHOOLS IN 50 COUNTRIES.
Each school is independently owned and managed but by affiliating to International House they agree to adhere to our Quality Management Standards. These define the standards we expect of our affiliated schools to ensure they are providing the best service possible to their clients. Adherence to these standards is audited regularly by IH trained inspectors.

WHY CHOOSE AN SCHOOL?

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) All IHschools are inspected regularly by IHWOto ensure high quality standards. ) IHschools are individually owned and each director is dedicated to offering the best quality courses and services to you and your clients. ) Direct contact with the school ensures a prompt response to your enquiries. ) IHschools benefit from being part of a bigger organisation but also maintain their own individual characteristics enabling them to tailor their courses to meet your specific needs.

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IRELAND I MALTA I NBWZEALANDI SOUTH AFRICA I UNITED KINGDOM I

USA I

BRISBANE SYDNEY CALGARY TORONTO VANCOUVER WHISTLER DUBLIN MALTA-GOZO AUCKLAND CAPETOWN AEERDEEN (SCOTLAND) BELFAST (NORTHERN IRELAND) BRISTOL INTUITION LANGUAGES LONDON NEWCASTLE BOSTON MIAMI NEW YORK SAN DIEGO

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) ARABIC COURSES
EGYPT I CHINA I FRANCE I SWITZERLAND I
CAIRO

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) CHINESE COURSES
XI'AN

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) FRENCH COURSES
NICE GENEVA

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) GERMAN COURSES
GERMANY I
HEIDELBERG

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) ITALIAN COURSES
ITALY I
FLORENCE MILAN PALERMO ROME

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)PORTUGUESE COURSES
BRAZILl
SAO PAULO

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) SPANISH COURSES
COLOMBIA I COSTA RICA I MEXICO I SPAIN I
BOGOTA SAN JOSE DE COSTA RICA RIVIERA MAYA BARCELONA CADIZ CORDOBA MADRID PALMA - MALLORCA SAN SEBASTIAN SANTANDER SEVILLA TARRAGONA VALENCIA VALLADOLID MONTEVIDEO

URUGUAY I

36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50

) SPECIAL COURSES
JUNIOR COURSES I 40+ OR 50+ COURSES I INTERNSHIP PROGRAMMES I 51 52 53 54

) WEBSITES AT A GLANCE

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AUSTRALIA

ihBRISBANE
www.ihbrisbane.com.au
) THECITY
Brisbane - the capital of Queensland and Australia's fastest growing city reaching almost 2 million inhabitants. With almost 300 days of sunshine a year, Brisbane's warm climate and convenient location make it a favourite destination for both,locals and tourists. Brisbane is a safe, clean and sophisticated, sub-tropical lifestyle. offering a relaxed,

From Brisbane, it is easy to get to theme parks, wildlife reserves, beautiful beaches, islands and farms.

) THESCHOOL
lH Brisbane is situated in a modern, air-conditioned building, located in the city centre. The classrooms are spacious and bright and the computers and teaching equipment are state-of-the-art. City shops and food malls, cafes and restaurants are all within walking distance from the school.

) THE COURSES
> General English > English for Academic Purposes (EAP) > IELTS Exam Preparation > Cambridge Exam Preparation > Certificate IV in TESOL > Certificate IIIin Spoken and Written English > Afternoon Elective Classes (Students'

(FCE, CAE, CPE)

choice)

) ACCOMMODATION
> Homestay > Full Board Homestay

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> Sharing a House or an Apartment

with other Students

There is also airport pick up available and visa assistance services to alllH Brisbane students .

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ihSYDNEY
www.ihsydney.com.au
) THECITY
Sydney is a vibrant. modern cosmopolitan city. With stunning beaches, a world-renowned harbour and landmarks such as the Opera House and the Harbour Bridge, Sydney is truly one of the most beautiful cities in the world.

) THESCHOOL
IH Sydney is a specialist professional centre located in the Sydney Central Business District offering accredited, internationally recognised courses in English language development and TESOL teacher training. The centre is fully equipped with comfortable spacious, fully air conditioned rooms and up to date multi-media facilities in classrooms. Computers are available throughout the centre with full internet access, free wireless internet and a large common area with kitchen facilities.

) THE COURSES
In addition to English language teacher training courses for adults, CELTAand Certificate IV in TESOL and the English for Teaching Younger Learning course, we also offer General English, English for Academic Purposes, IELTS, as well as the Cambridge First Certificate in English and Certificate of Advanced English.

) ACCOMMODATION

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We offer all the support you need - before your course starts and throughout your entire stay. We can help you with your accommodation needs, your visa, health care, insurance and banking. We can also help you in the search for work.

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CANADA

ihCALGARY
www.sol-group.net
) THECITY
Students say there is something special about Calgary. It is the destination of students who are looking for an extraordinary learning experience. Calgary has all the advantages of a large city, yet with a population of just over a million, Calgary is clean, safe, and pollution--free. Calgarians are proud of their reputation for hospitality, their mixture of small town friendliness and cosmopolitan sensibilities. The international students who study in Calgary are a small and friendly group who get together at whatever place is popular for the moment to meet Canadians and students from other countries.

) THESCHOOL
IH Calgary is a dynamic and friendly English school in downtown Calgary. The unique curriculum will help students to improve their English conversation skills while they meet other students from around the world. The school boasts excellent teachers, challenging programs, modern facilities and exciting extracurricular activities.

) THE COURSES
IH Calgary offers a wide range of courses including: General English Programs; Test Preparation; Private Tutorials; In-Home Study; Internship and Volunteer Placement; Junior programmes; Summer Courses.

) ACCOMMODATION

AND SERVICES

Calgary has some of the finest homestays! Expect to be very busy with your hostfamily as they will often take you out around the city. There is also a student house, only one minute walk to the school where students have a private room and share the bathroom and kitchen with 3 other students. There is access to a pool, gym and fabulous view of the mountains .

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ihTORONTO
) THECITY

CANADA

www.sol-group.net

Toronto is a vibrant city filled with excitement and wonder; a place to experience true multiculturalism and meet new friends from all comers ofthe world. Toronto has been voted, time and again, as one of the best cities in which to live.

) THESCHOOL
International House Toronto is located in the historic Blake Mansion, in downtown Toronto. Only a few minutes walk from Yonge and Bloor, the school is close to many trendy shops, cafes, restaurants, cultural centres and attractions.

) THE COURSES
IH Toronto offers one of the best, and most flexible curriculum systems offered in any school. Students can study any of the following, or even combine classes: ) Business English with work placements ) Academic Preparation - TOEFL, TOEIC, IELTS, FCE/CAE ) General English with a focus on Conversation and Pronunciation ) Teacher Training ) Junior Programs ) Executive English - Marketing, Finances, Law, etc.

) ACCOMMODATION

AND SERVICES

Students can choose from home-stay or IH Toronto International Student House consisting of 22 bedrooms in a total of 6 apartments located across from the school. Airport pick-up service in addition to health insurance and other services can be provided.

CANADA

ih VANCOUVER
www.ihvancouver.com
) THECITY
Geographically, Vancouver is perhaps the most beautiful city in North America with Mountains to the North and East and the Pacific Ocean to the West. This location provides ideal conditions for a variety of outdoor activities, and opportunities to travel. Ranked by UNESCO as one of the top places in the world to live, Vancouver is a beautiful, safe and friendly city.

) THESCHOOL
The school is conveniently located just minutes from downtown Vancouver. The IH Vancouver campus includes 38 classrooms, a lunchroom, 2 computer labs (free internet access and free wireless internet), 2 language labs and a student lounge.

) THE COURSES
Courses available for adults include General English, Cambridge Examination Prep., TOEFL Prep., TOEIC Prep., IELTS Prep, University Foundation, Business English 6 BEC Prep., English through Media, English through Drama, and CareerConnect or English for Hospitality for students participating in our Work Experience program. Children's 6 Junior Program is available in July/August.

) ACCOMMODATION

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IH Vancouver offers accommodation in homestay, or student residence. Apartments or hotels are available on request. Outside of class, IH Vancouver organises a wide variety of seasonal activities for their students.

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ihWHISTLER
www.ihwhistler.com
) THECITY

CANADA

Whistler is nestled in the Coast Mountains of British Columbia, Canada. Located just 40km inland from the Pacific Ocean and 120km by car from Vancouver. Whistler 6 Blackcomb Mountains offer the largest skiable terrain of any ski area in North America. Whistler/Blackcomb is consistently rated the top winter resort in North America and with the world's largest downhill bike park, it is quickly becoming the premier summer destination for outdoor recreation.

) THESCHOOL
International House Whistler was built on the idea that students want more than traditional classrooms and text books. Built in North America's #1 resort community, Whistler provides a great look into Canadian culture and nature, with a list of world class activities that can compete with any location in the world.

) THE COURSES
Available courses include but are not limited to General English, Summer Junior Adventure Camp, Test Preparation (CAE, FCE), Work-Study programs and Sports training programs such as Core Snowboard, Ski 6 Mountain Bike Camps.

) ACCOMMODATION

AND SERVICES

The school arranges daily optional social and cultural activities. Although most activities are of the outdoor or sport variety, Whistler also boasts an excellent cafe / nightlife scene.

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IRELAND

ihDUBLIN
www.ihdublin.com
) THECITY
Dublin is an exciting city with a young population and a strong traditional culture and is famous worldwide for its friendly people who like to talk! There is a wide variety of pubs, restaurants, theatres and galleries for visitors to enjoy. But while Dublin is a thriving cultural centre, unspoiled countryside and spectacular scenery are always within easy reach.

) THESCHOOL
lH Dublin is located right in the heart of Dublin city centre within walking distance of all the main shopping areas and visitor attractions. The area around the school is popular with students with many bars, coffee shops, restaurants and music venues. Excellent facilities at the school include an outdoor terrace/ garden, free wifi, computer room and comfortable common areas. A student room is available for students to relax and watch television.

) THE COURSES
Courses available at the Adult School include General English, Business English, Cambridge & lELTS Exam Preparation, English + Internship Programme, Teachers' Refresher Courses and CELTA & DELTACourses. IH Dublin also offers excellent quality Junior Summer Programmes with both Homestay & Residential accommodation and a High School Programme in schools all around Ireland. Year-round Group Programmes include tailored English Course & High School Integration packages.

) ACCOMMODATION

AND SERVICES

As well as host family accommodation, IH Dublin also offers 2 year-round Residences offering studio single occupancy apartments, twin/double apartments and single rooms in shared apartments located in the city centre within walking distance of the school. IH Dublin offers an exciting and varied daily social programme and offers a personal service to all students .

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MALTA

ih MALTA-GOZO
www.ihmalta-gozo.com

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THECITY
Situated in the heart of the Mediterranean, Malta and Gozo offer first class English learning in a mild climate with warm sunny days all year round.

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THE SCHOOLS
lH Malta, is located in a residential area which is a stone's throw away from the 'buzzing' city centre ofPACEVlLLE, St.Julians. We also organise a residential Young Learners (10-16yrs) Programme at PARADISE BAY,in the north of Malta, from midJune to mid-August for individuals and groups. IH Gozo, operatesall year round offering courses to adults (average age 30) in their accommodation, catering to the discerning traveler.

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THE COURSES
Our adult school in St.Julian's, Malta offers group courses (maximum of 12) and individual tuition all year round. We welcome adults (18+) and control our marketing mix. Malta offers a blend of language learning together with opportunities for cultural and social events. Our Young Learners residential programme PARADISE BAY, Malta, JuniorsKOOL 10-13yrs and TeensKOOL 14-16yrs includes accommodation, general English lessons (20 per week) and a full week leisure activity programme (2 activities per day). The students have 24 hour supervision and are not allowed to leave the residence unaccompanied. IH Gozo, specialises in customised courses for specific purposes, offering individual tuition or 'closed' mini groups.

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The school offers accommodation in 3 to S star hotels, homestays, school residence, school apartments or guest houses. Customised group packages for Young Learners and adults in Malta and Gozo are available on request. A full week leisure programme is offered at IH St.Julians, Malta and Young Learners centre. Airport transfer are offered 24/7.

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NEW ZEALAND

ihAUCKLAND
www.autinternationalhouse.info
) THECITY
Auckland is New Zealand's largest city with a population of over 1.3 million. The city is well known for its mild climate, glorious scenery and very friendly people. Visiting the excellent beaches, swimming, barbecues and sailing are popular pastimes for Aucklanders and when you see the number of yachts in the harbours you will understand why Auckland is called 'The City of Sails'.

) THESCHOOL
AUT International House is centrally located and is one of New Zealand's leading English language teaching organisations. It is the English language school for international students at the Auckland University of Technology. Our students receive the AUT University student identity card giving access to University facilities and services.

) THE COURSES
Our aim is to develop and enhance our students' speaking, listening, reading and writing skills in English. We offer General English classes - part-time (15 hours) or fulltime (24 hours) - at all levels, as well as academic pathway and international examinations courses. Minimum age 18. Maximum class size 14.

) ACCOMMODATION

AND SERVICES

AUT International House offers AUT University residential accommodation as well as home-stay accommodation. We have weekly activities for students throughout the year such as conversation classes, games, tournaments and out-door visits.

SOUTH AFRICA

ih CAPE TOWN
www.ihcapetown.com

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THECITY
Cape Town is the unofficial capital of South Africa. fondly referred to as the "Mother City". It boasts the most beautiful setting of mountain-meets-ocean where the famous Table Mountain watches over the magnificent local beaches known for their international standards.

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THESCHOOL
IH Cape Town is conveniently located on the main road of beautiful Sea Point, directly opposite the Sea Point swimming pools and the Atlantic Ocean. It is a short drive away from the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, the city centre as well as the famous beaches Clifton and Camps Bay. Our classes are small so each student can be treated as an individual. The atmosphere is relaxed, reflecting the laid-back nature of the city itself.

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THE COURSES
Standard courses: contextual lessons are balanced to ensure that students improve their ability to apply language structures for authentic communication and improve their reading, writing, listening and speaking skills. Intensive courses: further improvement communicative competence. of student's fluency and

Other courses: Business English, private tuition, exam preparation, English for Specific Purposes, English &Volunteering, Young Leamer programs and CELTA(teacher training) courses. Free Online English courses available for the duration of their stay in CapeTown.

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ACCOMMODATION

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IH Cape Town offers a range of different types of accommodation including student residence and flats, hotels and B&BS,lodges or host families. Furthermore, we organise transfers, excursions and social activities for our students.

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UNITED KINGDOM

ihABERDEEN
www.ihaberdeen.com
) THECITY
Aberdeen, on the north-east coast of Scotland is a gem of a city, small and compact with everything a visitor could wish for. Known as the 'Energy Capital of Europe' and famed for its sparkling granite architecture, visitors often express their delight at how safe and clean the city is. It is a short trip to the Grampian Highlands and some of the most spectacular scenery in Scotland. You can follow the world's only Malt Whisky Trail, visiting distilleries and sampling their produce and a worldfamous Castle Trail, with historic, romantic castles, including Balmoral, where the Queen and her family spend their holidays. Aberdeen is a great base for all outdoor sports, such as golf, hill-walking, cycling, tennis, for example, as well as mountainbiking, kite-surfing on our fabulous beaches and serious mountaineering. Aberdeen is easily reached by air via London Heathrow, Paris COGor Amsterdam, all just a short flight (90 minutes approximately) away.

) THESCHOOL
Located in the heart of the city on the main street, lH Aberdeen is a bright and spacious building with well-equipped classrooms, large students'lounge and a computer/library area. A wide choice of cafes, restaurants and shopping malls are on the doorstep, as are the art gallery, maritime museum, theatre and city library.

) THE COURSES
General English I Communication Skills (Topical English, Writing, Speaking) IlELTS Exam Preparation ICambridge Exam Preparation (PET, FCE, CAE, CPE) IEnglish for Business IEnglish for the Energy Industries

) ACCOMMODATION

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Homestay, great social programme, student residence in summer, welfare support.

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ihBELFAST
www.ihbelfast.com
) THECITY
Belfast is fast becoming established as one of the most desirable and dynamic cities in Europe. With legendary hospitality, fascinating visitor attractions, stunning scenery and some of the best 'craie' around, it's the ideal location for a study abroad holiday. Belfast has also become the natural gateway for foreign visitors to Northern Ireland and there is an increasing number of direct flights from several European cities.

) THESCHOOL
IH Belfast is located in University Street, which is in the heart of the city's university district. The area is full of bars, restaurants and shops catering for a large student population and is just a 10-minute walk from Belfast city centre. The language school is housed in an impressive Victorian building.

) THE COURSES
The minimum study period is one week. Maximum number of students per class is 12 and minimum age for the courses is 17. All levels of English are taught from beginner to proficiency. Students who are absolute beginners should contact the school about starting dates.

) ACCOMMODATION

AND SERVICES

IH Belfast has carefully selected a number oflocal families who host our students. If you prefer the maximum amount offreedom, you can choose to stay in a fully furnished student apartment or in our university residence. IH Belfast organises an interesting and varied social and activity programme for their students.

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UNITED KINGDOM

ihBRISTOL
www.ihbristol.com
) THECITY
Bristol is the cosmopolitan capital of the South West of England and has 500,000 inhabitants. A cultural and commercial centre, it's a safe and friendly place with a long and colourful history. With two universities, it's a youthful, dynamic city with fabulous nightlife, world famous music scene, sports, museums, theatres and much more. Bristol is an environmentally friendly place and the UK's first Cycling City.

) THESCHOOL
Established in 1987, the school is located at 2 centres in the exclusive Clifton area of the city. In total we have eighteen class rooms, quiet study room, computer room and free Wifi throughout the buildings, student's rooms with drinks machines and PCs and 2 lovely gardens.

) THE COURSES
We offer General and Intensive English courses, a selection of business courses, IELTS and Cambridge preparation, private tuition,junior courses year round, English 6 Film Making, English and Drama, English and Journalism and English 6 Photography. We also offer teacher training (Trinity TESOL) and are an exam centre for Cambridge and IELTS exams. Class sizes are maximum 12 (adults) and 15 (juniors).

) ACCOMMODATION

AND SERVICES

We offer home stay, residential, serviced apartments and hotel options throughout the year. The majority of the accommodation is within 25 - 30 minutes walk of the school.

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www.intuitionlang.com

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THECITY
Choose to live in a city, in the countryside or by the sea. With IH InTuition you live and study in your host teacher's home. There are over 350 locations to choose from, across the UK, Ireland and Malta. The courses are short, intensive and one-to-one where you are totally immersed in the language. Full board accommodation is included, based on a comfortable study bedroom. An upgrade to a Prestige home offers you private bathroom facilities. You will benefit from sharing in the family's day to day life and socialising with them. We use our 20 years experience to ensure we select the right teacher for your needs and interests.

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InTuition classroom in the relaxed and comfortable surroundings of your host tutors home. 50 you could be in a cottage by the sea in Cornwall, or an apartment overlooking Tower Bridge in London. InTuition was the 1st Home Tuition organisation to be accredited by the British Council, and winner of the best English Language School.

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THE COURSES
Choose to study 3, 4, 5 or even 6 hours per day for a minimum of 1 week. Course objectives ensure your course is delivered to your needs, level and speed. You can choose intensive General English, Exam Preparation, Professional English for Business or Young Learners. InTuition can accommodate two students at the same time or even a whole family.

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the year and available to

Courses start every Sunday throughout all levels of English and all ages.

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ihLONDON
www.ihlondon.com
) THECITY
London is the capital city of the United Kingdom. The attractions of London include historic royal palaces, world-renowned museums, galleries of international reputation and much more. London boasts a varied and thriving social scene with thousands of pubs, bars, clubs, cinemas and venues. From film lovers to party animals, there's something for everyone.

) THESCHOOL
The school in Covent Garden covers 7 floors including 52 modern air-conditioned classrooms. Moreover the school offers Wireless network, Learning Resource Centre, Self Access Centre, Digital Language Laboratory and ICT room, Mezzanine Cafe and Espresso Bar, Dedicated Executive Centre for Business English programmes, Social Programme Office, Executive Roof Terrace and Sky lounge.

) THE COURSES
The school offers a variety of courses such as General English and special English courses (lELTS preparation, Business English, One--to-One) for all levels.

) ACCOMMODATION
Accommodation Accommodation

AND SERVICES

is available in Host family or Residential in central London.

The International House London Social Activity program allows the students to see the sights of London, enjoy its nightlife and at the weekends, visit other interesting British towns and cities. These activities also enable the students to practice their English in a social setting.

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ih NEWCASTLE
www.ihnewcastle.com
) THECITY
Newcastle-Upon- Tyne is a dynamic university city in the North East of England, which is a perfect study destination for students. The city has a thriving cultural and commercial centre and boasts the largest shopping centre in Europe. British people have voted Newcastle as their favourite city in the UKfor the combination of work, study and nightlife! The people have a reputation for being extremely friendly and helpful to visitors.

) THESCHOOL
The new purpose built school opened in January 2010 and is located in the city centre. Facilities include 17 purpose built classrooms, New Executive centre, spacious IT suite and student cafe/common room. Wi-fl.

) THE COURSES
We offer a wide range of courses -10,15,20,25 and 30 hours per week, specialising in general, executive, academic and business English. We also offer preparation classes for all the Cambridge examinations as well as IELTS and TOEIC. Professional internships are available for higher level students. The school also offers one to one courses and personal study programmes as well as CELTAand DELTA.We operate summer younger learners courses in both Edinburgh and Newcastle.

) ACCOMMODATION

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The school arranges home-stay accommodation in specially selected families. We also have our own self-catering student apartments only 5 minutes walk from the school and executive apartments.

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USA

ihBOSTON

www.ihboston.com
) THECITY
With over 50 colleges and universities within city limits, including Harvard and MIT, Boston is one of the most student-friendly cities in the world. There are bars and cafes on every street comer, and public transportation runs late into the night. World-renowned ballets, theater, artists and musicians have a constant presence in the city and access to libraries and museums is a foundation of Boston life.

) THESCHOOL
With over 50 colleges and universities within city limits, including Harvard and MIT, Boston is one of the most student-friendly cities in the world. There are bars and cafes on every street comer, and public transportation runs late into the night. World-renowned ballets, theater, artists and musicians have a constant presence in the city and access to libraries and museums is a foundation of Boston life. Boston is also home to some of the most iconic events in American history. You can learn about the Boston Massacre, the Boston Tea Party and other episodes from the American Revolution through the city's multiple museums and tours.

) THE COURSES
We offer a range of courses in TOEFL exam preparation and business English as well as teacher training and customized 1-1 or small group packages. Courses can be as short as one week or as long as you like. Max. number of students Min. age: 17 years. per class: 14

) ACCOMMODATION

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There is convenient, easy housing available in a residence for students who choose this option, homestay with American families or many other nearby independent options.

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ihMIAMI
www.ihnewyork.com
) THECITY
Located at the south east coast of Florida (The Sunshine State), Miami offers an incredible array of activity and entertainment for every traveler. Whether you want to hang out at some of the world's best beaches, check out the rich S famous in their yachts, hit some of the world's most famous nightclubs, or even visit Disney World a few hours away, there are few places that offer as much as Miami - all year round!

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) THESCHOOL
The schools is located in a 1920s Art Deco building that has been renovated to perfection with tall ceilings, windows all around, an outdoor patio in the front and bordered by palm trees. The school is less than about 450 meters (5 minute walk) to the beautiful white sands of South Beach!

) THE COURSES
The school offers one of the best, and most flexible curriculum systems offered in any school. Students can study any of the following, or even combine classes: Business English with work placements Academic PreparationTOEFL, TOEIC, IELTS, FCE/CAE General English Combined with a variety of elective courses Teacher Training (CELTA, TEFL and TESL programs)

) ACCOMMODATION

AND SERVICES

Students can choose from homestay or the Student House, consisting of shared or private bedrooms in shared or private apartments located within walking distance from the school. Full array of services offered to all students.

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ihNEWYORK

www.ihsandiego.com
) THECITY
Possibly the most recognizable and most frequently filmed city in the world, New York City is constantly reinventing itself. Even if you've visited before, there's always something new to see and do. Whether you call it the Big Apple, Gotham City or New York City, and whether you come for the fashion, the food, the culture or the endless list of attractions and sites (from the Empire State Building, Brooklyn Bridge, Central Park and the Statue of Liberty to Broadway, the Metropolitan Museum and the MoMA) , you'll leave with amazing memories of the energy and optimism that buzzes off the streets.

) THESCHOOL
Located at St. John's University in downtown Manhattan, students at IH New York enjoy all the benefits oflearning English at a world-class university campus in TriBeCa, one of New York's most desirable neighborhoods.

) THE COURSES
We offer a wide range of courses in general, business and executive English as well as teacher training. We also offer preparation courses for the TOEFL and Cambridge exams and 1:1 courses for any level or interest. Courses can be as short as one week or as long as you like. Max. number of students per class: 14 Min. age: 17 years.

) ACCOMMODATION

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IH New York can provide the full range of accommodation options from top-range hotels to budget hostels. Our most popular options are Manhattan residences and homestays.

ihSANDIEGO
) THECITY

USA

www.ihboston.com

San Diego. known as "America's Finest City", is renowned for its beautiful natural harbor, idyllic climate, pristine beaches, and an exciting array of world-class family attractions. With its proximity to beaches, mountains, deserts, and natural reserves, recreational opportunities including swimming, surfing, boating, golfing, hiking, and mountain climbing abound in the San Diego area year round. San Diego is America's eighth largest city but enjoys the friendliness, hospitality and safety of a much smaller city. The world famous San Diego Zoo, Sea World, Wild Animal Park, Balboa Park, Birch Aquarium, professional sports, and other attractions make San Diego one of the most alluring tourist destinations in the world.

) THESCHOOL
The school is conveniently located in Fashion Valley just minutes from a major transit center with trolleys and buses to every part of the city. The lH San Diego campus includes 10 classrooms, a lunchroom, a computer lab (free internet access and free wireless internet), a spacious student lounge, and outdoor patios and green spaces.

) THE COURSES
Courses available for adults include General English, Cambridge Examination Prep, TOEFL Prep, TOElC Prep, lELTS Prep, University Foundation, Business English & BEC Prep, Homestudy, and Teacher Training. Junior Programs on the campus of San Diego State University or in homestay are available in July/August and in homestay in January.

) ACCOMMODATION

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lH SanDiego offers accommodation in homestay, or student residence. Apartments or hotels are available on request. Outside of class, lH San Diego organises a wide variety of recreational and cultural activities and excursions for students.

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EGYPT

ihCAIRO
www.arabicegypt.com
) THECITY
Egyptians call Cairo Urn ad-Dunya (Mother of the World) and with nearly 20 million residents, it is a city which never seems to sleep. Cairo is an amazing mixture of old and new from the Pyramids of Giza to the ancient bazaars, coffee shops and cafes through to modern Cairo with the Opera House, supermarkets and 5 star hotels. The old city with its mosques and churches, the majestic Nile and the ever present desert all make this one of the most fascinating mega cities in the world.

) THESCHOOL
ILl has been a member ofIH for over 35 years. Downtown is a 15 minute taxi ride away and the Great Pyramids of Giza about 40 Minutes. The school has 24 air conditioned class-rooms, cafeteria and a study room/internet center. We publish our own books series "Kallimi Arabi" and "Lughatuna Al-Fusha", available from Amazon.

) THE COURSES
We teach Egyptian Colloquial Arabic and Modern Standard Arabic. We offer part-time and full-time courses and special courses like Media Arabic, Tailor Made Programs for Foreign Ministries, diplomat training, Military, groups of young learners, NGO's, UN/EU organizations, Ministries of Education, Teachers of Arabic and University students. We also provide full-time and on-line Teacher Training for Arabic as a Foreign Language and a Young Learners program.

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We have our own serviced residences arranged in apartment units of3, 4 or S. We also arrange shared furnished apartments; hotels and an airport meet and greet service. There are weekly programs of trips and social activities.

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CHINA

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Xi'an lies about 1200 kilometres south of Beijing in the province Shaanxi. With a population today of eight million, Xi'an is considered a large city, even by the Chinese! But with the historical buildings, the close alleys and the city-wall from the 14th Century, which is the most completely preserved in China, it still appears like a small town.

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IH Xi'an lies in the centre of Xi'an scarcely off-site the southern city wall and the school was created particularly for foreigners, who want to learn Chinese where it is spoken firsthand. And especially for those who would like to learn a language not just by studying vocabularies! We offer the chance to practice using language among people, who use it every day on the street and of course, about what they laugh about and how they think.

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Our language courses have only 4 to 8 participants and a guarantee that offers many communicative situations during the course. And that promotes an inspiring class atmosphere and a rapid learning progress. We use only Native speakers for our students.
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The school provides completely furnished flats within proximity of the school. Accommodation can be booked either alone or to be shared with other students from the school.

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FRANCE

ihNICE
www.ihnice.com
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Nice (population 300,000) is a world famous city known for its climate, its position between sea and mountains, its Maritime Promenade des Anglais, and for being a chosen destination for Artists and writers. Its location is perfect for exploring the COte d' Azur region and moreover you will discover the art of the French lifestyle in the old countryside villages, the flavours and the cuisine of Nice, and the beautiful landscape of the Riviera.

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The school is located in a private business university (IPAG)where foreign students can meet French students easily. The school is in a very nice area near the new library, the museum of modern art, the national theatre and the ACROPOLIS CONVENTION CENTRE. Our friendly team of professionals will respond to all our students' needs rapidly and efficiently.

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IH Nice offers group courses for adults and teenagers, for all levels, intensive and extra intensive as well as private lessons and lessons at the teacher's home.

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Many options for accommodation are available, from hotel rooms and flats to staying with a French host family, for total immersion into French lifestyle. In addition to this IH Nice offer to our students a wide range of social activities throughout the year.

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SWITZERLAND

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Built around the end oflake Geneva with its famous fountain and surrounded by mountains on both sides, Geneva is a stunning location at very heart of Europe. The city itself is renowned for being clean and safe and attracts visitors from across the globe. The international airport and an excellent public transport system make life easy for all visitors.

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Founded in 1974, IH Geneva is one of the longest established and most successful language schools in Switzerland. The school occupies six floors of its building situated in downtown Geneva just 2 minutes from the lake. As well more than 60 classrooms the school also offers 3 multi-media centres with free and unlimited access to all students.

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GERMANY

ih HEIDELBERG
www.german-courses-heidelberg.com
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Heidelberg is one of the most beautiful cities in Germany and renowned for its romantic flair: it attracts about 3.5 million guests per year. The city's historic charm blends well with modern science and technology. Heidelberg's university is the oldest in Germany founded in 1386. It is an institution of excellence and many students from all over the world are contributing to the city's vitality and cultural diversity. Openness and an international atmosphere make Heidelberg the ideal place to learn German in Germany.

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The school looks back at more than 50 years of experience and competence. It is located in an ancient historic villa right in the city centre and is easily accessible by public transport. Heidelberg's old city, museums, shopping area and the river Neckar are within walking distance from the school. The school includes 9 classrooms, a students' lounge and winter garden and provides computers and free Internet access.

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The school stands for high-quality language courses especially for German as a Foreign Language. We offer a wide range of German courses for all levels and purposes: Standard language courses at all levels (A1-C2); Juniour programmes; Business German; Conversation; German and Music; German 50 plus; Preparation courses for TestDaF, DSH and telc; Language certificates (all levels); Evening and company courses; Courses in: Arabic, English, and Russian. The school is a certified testing centre for TestDaF and telc examination as well as Cours Prepa Grandes Ecoles Examinations.

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Students can choose between homestay with guest-families and student residence in an ancient heritage building with selfcatering facilities. We also arrange hotels or furnished apartments on request. The school offers a rich cultural programme, excursions to the surrounding area and a variety of social activities. Health insurance, airport shuttle available on request .

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ITALY

ihFLORENCE
www.centrofiorenza.com
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A rich historical legacy as well as vibrant contemporary developments make Florence one of the most famous cities in the world. Today Florence is an active commercial centre for business and banking, for the production of leather goods and clothing, as well as for fashion design. The perfect dimension of a "town made to man's measure," Florence has just under 500,000 inhabitants.

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Founded in 1982 the CENTRO FIORENZA -IH Florence has its premises right in the centre of the historic city, in a prestigious seventeenth century palace. From windows overlooking the river Arno you can enjoy a delightful view of Florence and the famous Ponte Vecchio. The 10 classrooms, all air- conditioned, WI-Fl, are spacious, bright and comfortably furnished.

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Students can attend classes from a duration of 1 to 48 weeks. Maximum number of student per class is 12 (average 7/8) and minimum age for the courses is 17 years. Our levels are in accordance with the Common European Framework and range from "absolute beginners" to "proficient". Classes last 50 minutes. All classrooms are air-conditioned.

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The school offers accommodation in home-stay, shared student apartments and independent apartments. Apartments of high categories are available upon request. An interesting and various socio-cultural programme is offered every month.

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ihMILAN
www.ihmilano.com
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Milan is a lively and vibrant city with something for everyone: not only is it Italy's most important cultural and financial centre, it is also its fashion and design capital. Milan also offers a wide variety of entertainment, from cinemas to salsa dancing, sport events to nightclubbing. Hundreds of bars and restaurants cater to all tastes and budgets.

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IH Milano was founded in 1982. It is situated in a quiet pedestrian square in the elegant surroundings of the city centre. It is officially recognised by the Italian Ministry of Education and is ISO certified in accordance with standard UNI EN 9001-2008. We are members of ASILS and AiSLi and we are recognised by CSN. We are an exam centre for CELl and CIC.School facilities include 11 bright classrooms, all fully equipped with satellite, video and audio facilities, a multimedia centre, free use ofinternet, video and book hire.

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IH Milan courses are available all year round. Some courses have fixed starting dates throughout the year and a minimum level might be required. Group courses, with max 10 students per group, include Standard, Intensive, Super Intensive and Evening options, together with Summer specials for beginners and Italian for Fashion and Design. Individual lessons, Executive programmes and Enjoy SO+ are also available.

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Accommodation can be booked through IH Milan in selected host families on a bed & breakfast or half-board basis. Shared apartments with Italian tenants are also available. IH Milano organises a monthly social programme for their students .

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ITALY

ihPALERMO
www.ihpalermo.com
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Palenno is one of the main cultural centres of the Mediterranean basin. Sicily's several thousands of years of history have been characterized by the constant flux of conquering civilizations, each of which have left remarkable testimonies to their presence on the island. The city has great cultural vitality and this is especially evident in the work of its beautiful theatres.

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IH Palermo, established in 1975 has been an affiliated member of the International House World Organisation since 1984. It is also a member of AISLI and an official centre for Italian language examinations run by the University per Stranieri di Perugia. IH is open all year round and is located in the centre ofthe city. There are eleven classrooms each equipped with air-conditioning.

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The minimum study period is 2 weeks. Maximum number of students per class is 12 (10 in low season) and minimum age for the courses is 18. All levels ofitalian are taught from beginner.

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We offer accommodation in flats, residences, bed 6 breakfast accommodation, as well as family accommodation. In addition to the lessons, the school organises trips around the city and its surrounding areas, which are arranged according to the specific preferences of the students.

ITALY

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www.dilit.it
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Among Italy's historical cities, Rome is surely the city which exerts the most compelling fascination. There's more to see here than in any other metropolis in the world, with the legacy of over two thousand years of civilisation packed into its sprawling urban area.

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Dilit IH Rome is a well-established language school teaching Italian as a foreign language since 1974. The school is situated in the centre of Rome. The school enjoys an excellent reputation for its teaching quality and experience. School facilities include: free Wi-Fi, an Internet room, a snack bar for light meals, a garden and two terraces.

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Intensive course of30, 25, 20 or 15 lessons per week are held. Besides the Italian courses, the school also organises various other courses such as: Rome for 50+, Italian Home Cooking, Discovering Rome, Exam preparation, Business Italian and Summer courses by the sea. Maximum number of students in class is 14. There are 10 levels of teaching from beginner to advanced. Minimum age is 16 years.

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On request the school can arrange whatever sort of accommodation is desired: with host-families, in flats sharing with other students of the school, or in independent flats. BSB or hotels can also be arranged.

BRAZIL

ihSAOPAULO
www.ih-saopaulo.com
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Sao Paulo is the culture and business capital of Latin America. Universally known for its gastronomic delights, fantastic nightlife, and home to some of the most interesting museums, concert halls, sports arenas and parks in Brazil.

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IH Sao Paulo is one of the most respected centres for language studies and teacher education in Brazil. Located in a spacious house with 8 classrooms, a study area, 1 thirty-seater auditorium, a cafeteria, wi-fi internet and parking facilities in one ofthe noblest areas in the city, surrounded by universities, malls and the Pacaembu Stadium, where you find the only Museum of Football in the world.IH Sao Paulo also has a travel agency, Upward Study Abroad and Travel.

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Apart from English and Spanish and a varied programme of teacher education,lH Sao Paulo offers the PLE (Portuguese as a Foreign Language) courses at all levels as well as preparation for PLE exam CELPE-BRAS. We also offer custom-designed courses for special closed groups. Classes can be done individually or in small groups.

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lH Sao Paulo offers three types of accommodation, all carefully chosen to guarantee your stay with us is pleasant and memorable: host families, hostels and hotels for all budgets. The school also organises a varied programme of social activities with great opportunities for you to practice your Portuguese by living the language!

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Located in the centre of the country at an altitude of approximately 2,600 metres, Bogota enjoys an almost perfect climate with average temperatures varying from 9 to 23 degrees. The city has a population of around 8 million and is divided into a number of different areas including the historic centre 'La Candelaria', the downtown business district and several modem and prosperous suburbs.

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The school is located in a lovely old building in the heart of the historical district of La Candelaria. Nicknamed 'el palacio' by the school owners, it is famous for being the building that five former Colombian presidents used to dress and take refreshment in before their ceremony of investiture. Apart from reception and offices, the school has 12 spacious classrooms and a study room with computers that students can use before or after class.

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The school offers intensive group courses,lntensive Group Course + Voluntary Work, Spanish and the Amazon, One-to-one (or one-to-two) classes, closed group courses, Spanish Teacher Training Courses and online Spanish courses

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IH Bogota can offer accommodation either with a Colombian host family or in student apartments. The school can also recommend numerous hotels located within close proximity to the school. During the summer months,lH and cultural activities . Bogota organizes a range of social

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COSTA RICA

ihSANJOSE
www.ihcostarica.com
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San Jose is a great jumping-off point for all the marvels of Costa Rica. You can easily get to the Pacific coast one way and the Caribbean another, passing by wonderful landscapes of mountain scenery, rain forests and volcanoes. Meanwhile, while you're in town, you "Ilfind everything you need close by for eating out, nightlife, shopping and culture.

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Our school is moving to a brand new building designed especially for us in the same lively area. We have 25 classrooms, all with natural light and high ceilings - a great atmosphere to study in. We're putting a European-style cafe in the internal garden where students can relax between classes and enjoy the tropical climate.

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Aligned with all levels of the Common European Framework, courses include General Spanish and Spanish for different professional areas. Classes of 8 students maximum are stimulating and include trips for practice. Our school was the first in Central America to be awarded the Instituto Cervantes' 'Centro Asociado' status and is an official centre for its world-class DELE examinations.

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In homestay with local families students feel at home, practicing their Spanish in a friendly understanding environment. We also supply a list of local hotels and hostels. Our programme includes different activities to introduce students to the culture. A visit must include time outside the capital and we help students plan their free time and introduce them to reliable travel agents.

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MEXICO

ih RIVIERA MAYA

www.ihrivieramaya.com
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Playa del Carmen is a marvellous place to spend some time. It has all the advantages of a Mexican Caribbean resort - a dazzling, white-sand beach, turquoise sea, a huge range of bars, restaurants and places to stay - and yet it has managed to retain a relaxed,lowrise village atmosphere which has nothing in common with the large-scale tourist resorts elsewhere on the coast.

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IH Riviera Maya is situated in the picturesque town of Playa del Carmen, on Mexico's Caribbean Coast. The school was set up as a joint venture between IH Mexico City and IH Barcelona (Spain) and benefits from the more than 30 years experience in language teaching and language teacher training that these two schools provide. There are 10 spacious classrooms in total, all with airconditioning and views of the garden which is full of exotic plants and trees.

) THE COURSES
The school provides a wide range of Spanish Courses like Intensive Spanish Courses, Individual Tuition or Spanish Courses + activities like cooking, diving, Mexican culture or Latin dancing.

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IH RM offers different options of accommodation including its own student residence which has 22 double bedrooms, all with air-conditioning, WIFI and TV. IH Riviera Maya organises a regular programme of social activities including welcome cocktail parties, conversation exchange evenings, dance classes, cooking lessons etc.

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www.ihes.com/bcn
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The living theatre of the Ramblas, the traffic-free Gothic Quarter. the remains of Barcino, the Modernist architecture. Gaudi's buildings. the beaches. the ports. the Mediterranean climate. the lifestyle. the mixture of cultures. the shops. the thousands of restaurants and bars. the nightlife. the concerts and festivals. the museums. Picasso. Miro. Montjuic and the Olympic stadium •... No wonder Barcelona is everyone's favourite city.

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Founded in 1972. IH Barcelona is one of the longest established and most successful language schools in Spain. The school occupies six floors of an elegant Barcelona town house located in the very centre of the city. It has 40 air-conditioned classrooms. a library and study room and an Internet access room.

) THE COURSES
The school offers Intensive Group Courses; Intensive Plus Courses; DELE Preparation Courses; Business Courses; Courses for the Over-50s; Individual Tuition; Executive Plus Course; Internship; Spanish at Work; On-line Spanish Courses; Intensive Group Courses in Different Cities; Custom-designed Courses for Special. Closed Groups; Extensive Group Courses; Spanish Teacher Training Courses.

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IH Barcelona offers a wide range of accommodation options including two categories of host families. student apartments. student residences and hotels for all budgets. Moreover the school organises an interesting and varied programme of social activities.

SPAIN

ihCADIZ
www.cadiz.clic.es
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Cadiz, one of the most exciting and better preserved areas of Europe; wild sandy beaches, windsurf and kite surf spots, just a stone's throwaway from the mysterious Africa and Morocco. Learning Spanish in Cadiz means mild climate, never-ending beaches, and exceptional environment. Cadiz, is also very close to the fashion beaches of Tarifa, or the white and lovely city ofVejer.

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Clic IH Cadiz is located in the district of Bahia Blanca; a few steps away from the beach and from the main commercial area. The school is inside a modern building with excellent premises including a multimedia lab and a library. A medium sized school with a welcoming atmosphere and 8 classrooms fully equipped with air conditioning, natural light, interactive whiteboards, audiovisual system, etc.

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Intensive and super intensive (20 to 30 lessons per week); Elite Intensive courses (group + private tuition); Long term Spanish and university access; DELE courses; Private tuition; Spanish at the teacher's home; Summer courses for teenagers; Spanish + company internship or job experience.

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Home stay with a Spanish family; Student Residence with meals; Shared flat with Spanish people; Other accommodation arrangements such as hostels or backpakers; All accommodation options are located within walking distance from the school, the city centre and the beaches.

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SPAIN

ihCORDOBA
www.academiahispanica.com
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Cordoba is situated in the heart of Andalusia. the southernmost region of Spain, within a beautiful natural environment in the valley of the Guadalquivir river and at the foot of the Sierra Morena mountain range. For the main part of the year it enjoys a warm and sunny climate. With a population of 300,000 inhabitants Cordoba has been declared Heritage of Mankind by the UNESCO. The city offers a wide range of possibilities for the visitors' free time: outings, guided visits as well as an excellent cuisine.

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IH Cordoba is the oldest IH school. Good reasons to study Spanish at here are: high quality language tuition, the dynamic teaching staff that continuously keep up with the latest teaching developments and undergo professional training, small groups (maximum 8 students per class) and magnificent facilities located in a privileged area in the historic centre of the city.

) THE COURSES
The school offers General Intensive Spanish courses, Intensive Plus courses including individual tuition, preparation courses for DELE and private tuition.

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Students have a choice of different types of carefully selected accommodation, all located in the centre (maximum 20 minutes on foot) and with options to suit all tastes. The school organises a full programme of social and cultural activities throughout the year.

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SPAIN

ihMADRID
www.ihmadrid.com
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Madrid is famous for its deep blue sky found over Madrid throughout the greater part of the year, its bustling streets both night and day, which make Madrid one of the liveliest cities, the city's magnificent parks and its vast artistic, urban and cultural heritage. With its 3 million inhabitants, Madrid is one of the most cosmopolitan, open, cultured and entertaining cities you can find.

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Established in 1981 in the capital city ofSpain,lH Madrid offers everything you could need from a modern language school. Our objectives are specific and clear-cut: to offer the highest quality service at all times, to ensure constant professional and teaching development and to respond to all customer requirements in an efficient and friendly manner.

) THE COURSES
IH Madrid offers: General Spanish courses for Adults and Juniors; Spanish Executive courses; Spanish Teacher Training courses; Courses for translators; Internet courses, Spanish Out There; 4 cities combined programme; Custom designed for special groups; Internship; Official DELE exam courses; Spanish for the over 50's.

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The school organises a varied programme of social activities for all students and with over 1.500 Spanish students studying other languages it helps foreign students to make friends and improve fluency at parties and in the bar. The school offers varied types of accommodation. The majority are 10-15 minutes walk from the school and never more than 20-25 minutes by public transport.

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www.ihes.com/pal
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The island of Mallorca is the most popular tourist destination in Europe,largely because of the stunning variety of its scenery, its warm, Mediterranean climate, the hospitality of the islanders and the richness and variety of its culture, including its food and drink. Set in a beautiful natural bay, the islands capital Palma is a bustling city with a population of just over 300,000. There is a lively arts scene in the city and nightlife to suit all tastes.

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International House Palma occupies a bright, modern, spacious building in the centre of Palma, just off the prestigious Passeig Mallorca avenue. The 14 classrooms are spread over 3 floors and there is air-conditioning throughout. The top floor of the school is also an internet wireless hotspot, meaning that students can connect to the internet using their own laptop computers or 3G phones if they wish. The area immediately around the school is partly residential and partly commercial and there are several bars, restaurants and hotels within a 2-3 minute walk. The beautifully preserved old city which contains most of the city's main tourist attractions, including the cathedral and the ancient Arab baths,is just a 10-minute walk away.

) THE COURSES
The school offers Intensive Group Courses, Individual Tuition, Courses for the Over 50s, On-line Spanish Courses, Customdesigned Courses for Special Groups and Intensive Group Course with Sailing.

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IH Palma offers a varied programme of excursions and cultural activities which take place in the afternoons or evenings. IH Palma offers a wide range of accommodation options including host families, fully furnished student apartments, hostels and hotels.

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www.lacunza.com
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Few cities offer as many alternatives and entertainment as San Sebastian. This spectacular city combines beautiful beaches, mountains, unique culture and long running traditions with internationally recognised Jazz 8- Film Festivals and Michelin starred cuisine, making it a popular holiday destination for individuals and families alike. Local celebrations like, "Semana Grande," Carnival, San Sebastian Day guarantee a wonderful experience year round.

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The school boasts of numerous quality awards: CEELE, CSN, Bildungsurlaub and accreditation by Instituto Cervantes. The modern facilities housing the school in the centre of San Sebastian include: 18 air conditioned classrooms with HIFI sound systems incorporated, library and videos, theatre room, free internet and WiFi access and large open air terrace.

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The school offers a wide variety of courses easily adaptable to individual study, family summer holiday packages and special interests. Year round course options: Intensive, Intensive +1(+2) one-an-one lessons per day, Spanish 8- Surf, Work Experience, Business Spanish, Executive Crash Courses. Family holiday options for younger learners: Junior Summer Course (ages 1417); Lacunza Summer Camp (ages 7-15). The Camp welcomes students from all over the world, including Spanish kids learning English. Other special interest courses: teacher training, exam preparation, Methodology 8- Culture, customised courses and group rates.

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The school offers host families and shared 8- private apartments. Students may include bed 8- breakfast or breakfast 8- dinner. Junior Course participants enjoy full board family living. The school also offers: airport transfer, cultural activities, sports 8- excursions.

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ih SANTANDER
www.ihsantander.com
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Santander, capital of the region of Cantabria, is located on the north coast of Spain, for many years known as the beach of Old Castile. The most common image of the city is the Magdalena, the palace where the royal family spent their summers until the year 1931.

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International House Santander is a small school established in the city of Santander since 1978.IH Santander is a Full Member of The European Association for Quality Language Services EAQUALS (www.eaquals.org). All students have access to internet in the computer room and the school has Wi·Fi access for students with their own computers.

) THE COURSES
The school is offering General Intensive Courses and enrolment is open to begin classes at all levels, except Beginner [consult start dates) any Monday.

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All ofthe families that work with IH Santander have been carefully selected. If you would like another kind of housing (hotel, hostel, residence, apartment, rural home), please ask for more information. An activity programme for students is arranged by the school but on top Santander has an intense cultural life. Over the course of the year there are concerts, opera, and theatre in the Palace of Festivals. There are good exhibits and art galleries. In summer there is an international music and dance festival, considered, along with Edinburgh and Granada, to be one of the best in Europe.

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ihSEVILLE
www.clic.es
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Sevilla, the cultural and political capital of Andalusia, is considered to be one of the most beautiful cities in Spain. An explosion of colour and contrast, as well as the successful mix of the modern and traditional, mean that Sevilla offers a wide range of activities to cater for all tastes throughout the year.

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The school, founded in 1983, is a school with an international character specialising in the teaching of Spanish to foreign students. The school occupies a privileged position close to the Town Hall, the Cathedral and the Royal Palaces. The building has been designed especially for teaching with 30 classrooms, a library, a study room, a conference room, a bookshop specialising in languages, an internet room and air-conditioning throughout.

) THE COURSES
Students of all ages take part in the programmes. Students include professionals who need Spanish for their work or career development, university and secondary school students, and more and more people who simply want to learn Spanish for their own interest or to better understand Spain's culture.

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CLICIH Sevilla offers its students a full week of activities and excursions to help them discover all aspects of the city. Accommodation is a key element in the success of the stay in Seville and CLICInternational House attaches great importance to this aspect and carefully selects the accommodation offered.

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www.ihes.com/tar

Tarragona is a pleasant coastal resort (pop. 115,000) approximately 100km south of Barcelona. It is situated on the Costa Dorada and is an ideal location for a junior program of this kind. The town is lively, but not too big; it has its own sandy beaches within walking distance of the school; it is very close to Port Aventura - one of Europe's largest theme parks and it is only an hour from Barcelona by bus or train.

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lH Tarragona was founded in 1980. The school occupies one floor of a typical Tarragona town house and is situated in the very centre of the city.

) THE COURSES
This is a summer course especially designed for teenagers between the ages of 13 and 17. Classes are given by a team of experienced, professional teachers who have been specifically trained to teach Spanish as a foreign language. Classes focus on developing the students' communicative skills so that they are able to use their Spanish outside the classroom. The course is run as ajoint venture between IH Barcelona and IH Tarragona.

) ACCOMMODATION
IH Tarragona offers two types of accommodation: Spanish host families and a university student residence. In both cases, the accommodation is with full board.

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The course includes a very full programme of excursions and other activities with all costs covered by the course fee.

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ihVALENCIA
www.espanole.es
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Valencia is located on the Mediterranean coast of Spain. It is a medium size cosmopolitan city that combines modernity and tradition as well as remains from remote periods with the most modern avant-garde buildings. Home of Paella and the largest orange groves in Europe, Valencia has plenty to offer. It is a city brimming with culture, history, and an abundance ofleisure activities.

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IH Valencia is located in the city centre, the historic part of Valencia,just a step away from the most important parts of the city. The school has 17 spacious classrooms equipped with the latest technology and with air-conditioning. Students have a library for books and videos, a students' room, internet WI-FI area and a rooftop terrace.

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All classes are given in Spanish and the communicative method is the one we use. The average number of students per class is from 6 to 10 and each class lasts 55 minutes. IH Valencia offers a wide range of Spanish courses given by a great team of professional teachers: General Spanish (Intensive 20, Intensive 25, Intensive Plus or Superintensive), Spanish for business; DELE exam preparation; Spanish and sailing, junior courses and programmes for groups of students.

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The programme of activities and outings will help students to discover Spanish culture, the friendly attitude of the Spanish and the festive atmosphere of our city. Accommodation is offered in single or double rooms in selected host families, shared apartments, private studios or university residences .

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ih VALLADOLID
www.ihvalladolid.com
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Valladolid, the capital of Castilla y Le6n, is the sixth largest city in Spain. It's a modern and well connected city, less than an hour by high speed train form Madrid. Valladolid is a Castilian blend ofthe past and the present; it's a clean and safe city full oflife, where you can enjoy important cultural events such as the SEMINCI (international Film Festival), walk through History visiting the city wide range of museums, palaces, noble buildings, monumental churches, or simply enjoy the tapas in the abundance of cafes during the day, which transform themselves by night to accommodate the vibrant student population. All this makes Valladolid an ideal place for studying languages.

) THESCHOOL
This school-year 2010-2011 we have opened new facilities. We continue to be in the city centre, next to the cathedral. The school has 8 classrooms of various sizes with natural light, a study room, a common area with computers, free wifi and a library.

) THE COURSES
The school offers a wide variety of courses starting every working Monday throughout the year, Courses available include: General Intensive Course (20 hours per week), GIC (20h/week)+ Spanish for Special Purposes(S h/w), Spanish Teacher Training, Teen Programs, Tailor Made Programs, Private Classes and also DELE preparation courses for closed groups and DELE private classes; please note that IH VALLADOLIDis a DELE (Diploma de Espafiol como Lengua Extranjera) official examination centre.

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IH Valladolid offers different options: accommodation in host families, student residences, shared apartments, apart-hotels and hotels. The evenings and weekends are for activities when students can interact, get to know the culture and enjoy themselves.

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) THECITY
Montevideo, the Uruguayan capital, is a modern Europeanstyle city with 1.300.000 inhabitants of a high educational and cultural level. One of the "greenest" cities in the world, it has the rare privilege of having more than twenty kilometres of beach within the city itself. It's only two hours away from Buenos Aires, Argentina, and very close to Brazil.

) THESCHOOL
IH Montevideo - London Institute was founded in 1977 offering language courses, teacher training and college level degrees. The main building, a large, beautiful, newly refurbished house is located in a very peaceful, conveniently located residential area, Pocitos. The Institute has 17 classrooms, a video & DVDroom, a library, a staff room, and internet connected computers.

) THE COURSES
IH Montevideo offers the following courses: Intensive Spanish Programme; Intensive Spanish Programme Plus; Super Intensive Spanish Programme; Extended Group Courses; Business Courses; One to one Courses; Tailor Made Courses.

) ACCOMMODATION

AND SERVICES

IH Montevideo offers a variety of accommodation options: families, hostels or renting apart hotel rooms alone or with other students. All options are a few blocks away from the beach and close to the centre of studies. The school organises a wide range of extracurricular activities during the week or on weekends. The programme is especially designed to get students to see the sites of Montevideo and Uruguay, enjoy the nightlife, and to allow them to practise Spanish by speaking to local people.

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INTUITION LANGUAGES www.intuitionlang.com

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FRANCE/ NICE www.ihnice.com

) GERMAN
GERMANY/ HEIDELBERG www.german-coursesheidelberg.com

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SPAIN/ CADIZ SAN SEBASTIAN SEVILLE TARRAGONA URUGUAY/ MONTEVIDEO TARRAGONA www.cadiz.c1ic.es www.lacunza.com www.clic.es www.ihes.com/tar www.studyabroadcourses.com www.ihes.com/tar

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SOUTH AFRICA/ CAPETOWN www.ihcapetown.com

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FRANCE / NICE www.ihnice.com

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GERMANY / HEIDELBERG www.german-courses-heidelberg.com

) ITALIAN
ITALY / FLORENCE MILAN ROME www.centrofiorenza.com www.ihmilano.com www.dilit.it

) SPANISH
SPAIN / BARCELONA CADIZ MADRID PALMA- MALLORCA SEVILLE URUGUAY / MONTEVIDEO www.ihes.com/bcn www.cadiz.c1ic.es www.ihmadrid.com www.ihes.com/pai www.c1ic.es www.studyabroadcourses.com

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) CHINESE
CHINA/ XI'AN www.ihxian.com

) FRENCH
FRANCE / NICE www.ihnice.com

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ITALY / FLORENCE MILAN PALERMO ROME www.centrofiorenza.com www.ihmilano.com www.ihpaiermo.com www.dilit.it

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SPAIN / BARCELONA CADIZ MADRID SAN SEBASTIAN SEVILLE VALENCIA URUGUAY / MONTEVIDEO www.ihes.com/bcn www.cadiz.clic.es www.ihmadrid.com www.lacunza.com www.clic.es www.espanoie.es www.studyabroadcourses.com

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