15 - 17 yrs
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Offered through the excellent language school – the Humboldt Institut, this TY Intensive course in Schmallenberg is another great German language course that offers an intensive programme of 30 lessons per week. Students stay at the Bad Fredeburg Academy which is in the picturesque centre of the town and classes take place at the local school, just a few minutes from the academy.
Schmallenberg is especially popular for its flexible system of courses, with weekly arrival and departure.
The Bad Fredeburg Academy has an auditorium with a stage for plays and parties, a large lawn for outdoor activities, a sports hall, a campfire and barbecue area so students have plenty to occupy their free time. There are also weekly excursions to attractive destinations in the surrounding area.
Half day excursion
Trip to Munich
Student arrival time/welcome meeting
2 weeks to 12 weeks
€990 per week
There is a €45 surcharge applied to this course running between the 7th of June and the 15th of August.
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How to book:
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Full payment is due 8 weeks prior to departure.
Students live in twin and a few multiple occupancy rooms, each with an en-suite bathroom. We carefully choose the students who will share a room with each other, taking care to match roommates who have a comparable German language level and are of similar age, yet speak different native languages. This way we encourage them to speak and practice German with each other outside of the classroom. Boys and girls are housed separately.
The friendly atmosphere of the building will help the students to soon feel at home in the new environment. The students have Wi-Fi access at the school.
Our students receive three meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) as well as a snack daily.
Laundry service is offered to all students free of charge once a week for their personal laundry. Bed linen and towels will be provided and changed regularly.
The closest airport is Frankfurt.
No flights are not included in the price. You will need to arrange your own flights, although we are happy to advise which flight to book.
Transfer between the airport and your school can be arranged. The prices can be found on the dates & prices page.
All meals are included in the price. You will, however, need money for socialising and shopping during your time away.
The school does not permit friends or even students of the same nationality to share rooms. Staying with a student who you didn’t know before your trip is a great way to widen your circle of friends while getting the chance to practice your language skills with new people.
Having a foundation of conversational German is beneficial to students going on any of our language courses but even less advanced students will see their fluency flourish in a short space of time during this immersive experience.
I have learnt a lot here. I had good craic. I think it helped that the teachers had limited English as it improved my French a lot. I enjoyed the activities after school and the trips in a Saturday, but I think it would be better to have one or two Saturdays off, so we can do what we wanted. My host was very nice, and she spoke little English which also improved my French. Overall, I really enjoyed my time here.
My Language experience was very enjoyable. Throughout the three weeks, I learned a lot of French and enjoyed the time. I thought the classes were very good, well planed and structed. Teachers were helpful and enjoy listening and work with. Overall the trip was very enjoyable and worth it.
There were a lot of activities to get involved in and the French classes were very helpful.
My daughter travelled with Stein Study to Cadiz for 2 weeks last June and had a very positive experience. Nikki from Stein Study was super to deal with. She answered all my queries and was very efficient. The accommodation was close to the school and the family were very friendly. The girls ate out most nights so I would budget that in. The school was well run and any issues we had were dealt with immediately. My daughter felt her conversational Spainish improved while there. I would definitely recommend the trip but would suggest staying longer if you really want to improve you skills.
Overall, I really enjoyed my experience in La Rochelle. When I came I had very bad French and my French has improved. The classes were good and all the teachers that I had were really nice I think the classes were really beneficial. My host family were so nice. They made such an effect to make us feel comfortable. I found most of the activity’s fun. The group leader defiantly made them better. They put such an effort to make the activities as fun for us as possible.
When I first arrived I had a decent understanding of French oral expression but my host family and the teachers in the school made a great effort to improve my French through various activities and different topics of conversation. We did a lot of afternoon and evening activities which always kept me occupied. At dinner in my house I was always asked about my day in French which I think was hugely effective towards improving my French.