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Family Study Holidays

Written by Patritsia Andrioti on Monday, 01 May 2017. Posted in in English

Are you tired of going to the office every day? Do your kids appear at the dinner table sulkily? Do you feel mentally alienated from your partner?  If the answer to all these questions is “yes” then it is about time that you went on a holiday with the family. Taking time out from the busy schedule is a must to get in touch with yourself. It will only be possible if you remove yourself from the mundane setting and embark on a journey that will give you a taste of adventure.

Advantages of a family holiday

Apart from getting out of the routine, taking a family holiday will assist in making the family bonds stronger. The adults will be able to get some private time for themselves, and the kids will not have to worry about books, school, and assignments. On family holidays, the kids and the parents get the much needed time to bond with each other as they are free from other preoccupations.

Combining family learning

Some destinations have an added advantage. There are a number of activities and classes, which can be attended by the entire family. These activities might include a local language class, a cooking class or hiking exercise. Some also include guided tours to all the important places in the area. The guides will provide the information in an informal way and make the learning experience less stressful. After all, the holidays are meant to be fun!

Popular family activity classes

Among the many activities lined up for the touring families, the most popular courses include local language classes. If you are in a foreign country, learning the local language on your holidays is a fun and an exciting idea. The activity classes (carried out in English) are also popular among the kids. They get thrilled to meet kids from other countries and engage in hands-on activities!

Last but not the least; these family classes will provide something for every member of the family. There is nothing more precious to the parents than to see their children smiling. As for the kids, they will get what they treasure most, the time and attention of their parents.

Considering Greece as your family holiday destination? Join as at Andrioti School on Corfu island! Give your family a holiday to remember!

About the Author

Patritsia Andrioti

Patritsia Andrioti

M.Ed in TEFL from the University of Bristol, BA in Classical Studies from the University of London, Cambridge RSA/CELTA (International House, London)

Patritsia has 14 years of professional experience in education and has been a teacher, teacher trainer, and editor of EFL material in the UK and Greece. Patritsia started teaching in 1996, and also enjoyed a successful career as a teacher trainer, syllabus designer and materials’ editor for international publishing houses such as Macmillan ELT and Pearson.

She has a strong interest in technology use in the EFL context while her M.Ed research was on the use of Drama in the language classroom.

She speaks Greek and English and has a working knowledge of Italian. She’s a mother of two.

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