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In cooperation with Braheskolan Visingsö folkhögskola, IS Internationella Skolorna are again offering the Swedish on Visingsö course from September 6th to 13th, 2014 on the wonderful island of Visingsö.A special highlight for 2014: the participants experience the traditional Äppelskörd (apple harvest) first-hand in Sweden!

Visingsö is the largest island in Lake Vättern and is situated approximately level with Gränna. Established back in 1636 by Per Brahe, the school is located in the midst of the beautiful landscape and old castle ruins. The course includes five hours of lessons per day (Monday to Friday), whereby the focus is on communication and practical exercises. The previous and newly gained knowledge of the language can and should be used directly on-site.

Course content
Communication exercises, reading and listening comprehension, discussion exercises, writing and grammar exercises, intercultural communication.

Exciting activities will complement the language lessons, such as participation in the traditional remmalag, which involves exploring the island by horse and carriage, and a boat trip to Gränna, the home of the Swedish polkargrisar.

All course participants live at Braheskolan, in the middle of Visingsö, in a typical red 'œStuga' (a Swedish style cottage with single rooms to a youth hostel standard). The dining room is located in a beautiful building that was build two centuries ago and, in combination with the picturesque landscape, contributes to the high spirits of all participants on Visingsö. (Braheskolan)

Accommodation in single rooms and catering (full board) is included in the price of the course. Vegetarian food is available. The location also features a library, a sauna, a football pitch and tennis court.

The price for one week (seven overnight stays) on Visingsö is 649 Eur. This includes 25 hours of language training, accommodation and full board at Braheskolan, trips and activities. Travel to and from Visingsö is not included. A total of 15 places are available, IS Internationella Skolorna retains the right to cancel the course if there are insufficient participants to run the course.

The minimum requirement for participation is language level A1 in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.