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EC Virtual Young Learner Mini Stays



Virtual Mini Stays are perfect for school groups, or similar, who would usually spend a few days or a week in an English speaking country, practising the language and experiencing the culture. Groups can choose from a menu of different modules, offering a complete pick ‘n’ mix style approach to their virtual mini stay experience.Learn English Online with EC Virtual Young Learner Mini Stays!


Included with every course:

  • English Lessons delivered by qualified, experienced English teachers
  • 90-min face-to-face virtual English lessons
  • Non EFL modules delivered by industry experts
  • Learner Oriented Assessment
  • FREE access to Microsoft Office for 12 months including Word, PowerPoint, and much more!
  • Ability to upgrade and add one-to-one lessons
  • Cambridge Young Learner test to determine your English level

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This course is suitable for students who

  • who want to learn or improve English with the virtual experience of a cultural holiday
  • want to improve their English for school or personal benefits
  • want to learn language for a specific area, e.g., science, literature, etc.
  • cannot travel or are quarantining


What can you expect on this course?

Why Choose EC Virtual?

1. Smaller Classrooms (closed groups of 10, average)
  • Allows for more intensive learning
  • Increased time for teacher-to-student interaction
  • Closer monitoring of speaking and listening
  • More personalised feedback from the teacher
2. Classroom Dynamics
  • Whole-class activities with participation from all students
3. Curriculum
  • Virtual classes will follow the same in-school EC curriculum
  • All classes use National Geographic Learning eBook adapted for online delivery and in-house produced material

What can you expect on this programme?

How does it work?

Groups can choose between 7.5/ 10/ 15 or 20-hour programmes. Each module chosen from the menu is 90 minutes.
These modules allow the programmes to be built around what each group is looking for. For example, the group may want lots of English language practice, or to learn about London, Leadership, Harry Potter, virtual tours of some of the most famous attractions in our “Welcome to...” modules, or simply to have fun by taking part in an activity such as an online quiz. There is something to suit all tastes and requirements.

Mini Stay Sample Modules*
EFL classes, IELTS peparation classes, Business English, Visit London
Visit LA, Visit Cambridge, Visit Malta, Leadership, Visit New York
Visit Ireland, Management, Harry Potter, Access to UK University
Conversation Club, Cambridge Exam Preparation, The Great british Quiz
British Catles, The world of Disney, Academic Study - Literature,
Welcome to ..**, Academic Study - Geography, Academic Study - Science.

*Each menu item is a 90-minute module **Our “Welcome to…” modules include a range of popular tourist attractions such as: Welcome to the National Tate Gallery/ The Tower of London/ The Empire State Building/ Madame Tussauds