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Holidays and Studies? Yes, they do go together!

Written by Patritsia Andrioti on Thursday, 01 June 2017. Posted in in English

Studying is an integral part of the life of a human. Apart from enhancing the chances of bagging a good job, acquiring knowledge will assist one in knowing unknown facts about everything under the sun. But too much of anything is not okay. The same applies to academic education. To eliminate the monotony of learning at a continuous stretch, all educational institutes have scheduled holidays for the student. Holidays can provide respite from boredom and give you an opportunity of indulging in recreational activities. The best way of gaining the upper hand on boredom and stress is by taking a holiday.

Learning while on holidays

No matter where you go, you will get various opportunities to learn something new and innovative. When people plan a holiday, their main aim is to explore tourist spots. They want to stay as far as possible from studies. But what if you can learn something at the place that you are traveling to?

Providing classes for the tourists

Many institutes have designed programmes, where tourists are given a chance to enroll. These programmes can provide you with knowledge about the unknown facts of the country. For instance, an individual from China who is traveling to Greece for the first time will get to know about the history and traditions of Greece in these classes. These programmes are interactive and will impart knowledge in an informal manner which means you will actually really enjoy yourself while studying!

No strict evaluation

The academic institutes that attract the interest of people taking a holiday usually offer them a certificate of attendance at the end of the programme. The candidates will not have to take any examination so they need not worry about their assignments. The main aim of the courses offered to the tourists is to assist them in knowing the place better.

If you are planning a vacation, do not forget to check out the details of such courses offered. You will not regret the decision of taking part in such courses that will enrich you at different levels.

Considering visiting Greece? Join us at Andrioti School. Speak to our Director of Studies for programmes that could enrich your holiday plan!

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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