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O'sullivan's Country House Experience

Welcome to the most unique English experience ever!

 

Madrid may have Vaughan town but now Catalunya has O´sullivan´s Country house, the real British experience! This is the best way to immerse yourself into the English language and not only give your English the boost that it needs but also learn many things about the British culture.

About the O'sullivan's Rural House 

The house is in the middle of the beautiful Catalan countryside just 14 kilometers from Igualada. It is set in a rustic, rural area deep in a lush mountainous area. The land is 11,000 sqaure meters of house, gardens and forrest. The house consists of 10 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2 living rooms, a kitchen/dining room, a games/cinema room, 2 huge terraces, a swimming pool, a games area for table tennis, table football, darts etc, a porch with dining area, a football pitch, a tennis/basketball court, trampolines, a vegetable garden, chickens and other animals and an enormous forrest area with 3 2 pax bungalows.

 

The house is in the heart of paradise with plenty of routes to go walking, a horse riding stables nearby and so many cultural places to see close by. This is more than a place to learn English, this is a little slice of heaven in a busy world where you can relax, disconnect and feel at peace!  

The Activities

There will be many oppurtunities for kids, teens, adults and companies to come to this amazing place in the middle of the countryside and do many different types of activities all in English.

 

Here is some of what can be expected:

 

•        Cooking and cuisine

•        Arts and Cratfs

•        Theatre and Drama

•        Music and singing

•        Walks and trecking

•        Pool activities and water sports

•        Football and Tennis

•        Horseriding

•        Yoga and mindfulness

•        Laughter Therapy

•        Volleyball and basketball

•        Treasure Hunts

•        Wine and Cava tasting (only for adults)

•        Cinema nights

•        Conversation groups

•        Cultural activities

•        Table football and Table tennis

•        Jewellery making

•        Local Cultural visits

•        Gardening and animal care

•        Video games and board games

And, of course, English Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening practice!

All this and more...

All of this we offer you in a remote location where you can breath fresh air, disconnect from the city and experience nature at it´s best.   The house is located in the mountains and this helps to keep the air fresh and the evenings cool so a good nights sleep is had by all.

We gurantee you:

•        Experienced Native staff

•        Small groups for activities and classes

•        Activities all day long

•        All in English

•        Safety in the countryside

•        A stress free stay

•        Complete immersion

•        Quality Learning

•        New experiences

•        Lots of fun

•        Max 26 students per stay

Included in our prices

•        Travel from Barcelona or Igualada

•        Accommodation

•        Meals and drinks

•        Snacks

•        Activities

•        Material

•        Any classes done

•        Toiletries for your stay (Soap, Shower gel, Shampoo etc)

•        Towels and sheets

The objective is, that once you arrive here you will not have to spend a penny extra.

 

*On excursions lunch and drinks are provided but any extra things bought (from vending machines, things from shops etc) must be paid for the by student.

Our Stays and Packages

We have options of weekend stays (Friday to Sunday), week stays (6 days, Sunday pm to Saturday lunctime) and special occaision stays (Easter, Christmas and New years)

Kids (8-11 years)

The kids stays are based around them having a lot of fun while they learn. Studies have shown that kids learn more if they are in a nature surrounding that feels like home. We will be doing many activites and conversation groups so that more than anything the children will gain confidence when speaking, improve their listening skills and learn so many new words. The methodology of learn while doing is the approach we have taken when designing the activities with the children.

A typical day: (there will always be a choice of 2 activities per time)

 

  • 9am-10am = Breakfast and shower time

  • 10am-11am = Let´s get some exercise, take a walk, do a sport

  • 11am-12pm = 1st Activity to learn new vocabulary

  • 12.00-12.30 = Mid morning snack and drink

  • 12.30-14.00 = 2nd Activity

  • 14.00-16.00 = Lunch and rest time

  • 16.00-17.00 = Active time (Swimming pool or sports)

  • 17.00-18.00 = 3rd Activity

  • 18.00-18.30 = Mid afternoon snack and drink

  • 18.30-20.00 = 4th activity

  • 20.00-20.30 = Clean up and get ready for dinner

  • 20.30-21.30 = Dinner time

  • 21.30-22.30 = Evening activity time

  • 22.30-23.00 = Get ready for bed

  • 23.15 = Lights and internet off zzzzzzzzzz

 

*This is what is planned on a normal day but can change due to weather conditions, the needs of each group and the time length of each activity.

 

During the 6 day stays there will be 2 full day excursions where we leave the house after breakfast and come back for dinner and a packed lunch will be taken.

 

Meals = A choice of 3 plates will be given at all meals and meals will be a combination of healthy options, ensuring that the children are having a well balanced diet.

 

Organically home grown fruit, vegetables, eggs and meat will be provided with homemade cakes, bread and snacks served everyday.

As you can see, this experience is not only enriching for your child´s English, but also for their mind and body too.

 

All of this at very affordable costs.

Teens (12-16 years)

The teens stay will be focused on getting fluency speaking, learning new vocabulary, learning British pronunciation and some help with the grammar. The teens activities will be about learning while doing, having conversation groups and 1 hour of grammar class per day. With small groups we will help the students lose the embarrassment of speaking and generally gain confidence with their English. They will do many fun activities where they will enjoy themselves and learn so many new things.

A typical day: (there will always be a choice of 2 activities per time)

 

  • 9.30am-10.30am = Breakfast and shower time

  • 10.30am-11.30am = Let´s get some exercise, take a walk, do a sport

  • 11.30am-12.30pm = Grammar Class (2 groups)

  • 12.30-13.00 = Mid morning snack and drink

  • 13.00-14.30 = 1st Activity

  • 14.30-16.30 = Lunch and rest time

  • 16.30-17.30 = Active time (Swimming pool or sports)

  • 17.30-18.30 = 2nd Activity

  • 18.30-19.00 = Mid afternoon snack and drink

  • 19.00-20.00 = Conversation Time

  • 20.00-20.45 = 3rd Activity

  • 20.45-21.00 = Clean up and get ready for dinner

  • 21.00-22.00 = Dinner time

  • 22.00-23.30 = Evening activity time

  • 23.30-00.00 = Get ready for bed

  • 00.30 = Lights and internet off zzzzzzzzzz

 

*This is what is planned on a normal day but can change due to weather conditions, the needs of each group and the time length of each activity.

 

During the 6 day stays there will be 2 full day excursions where we leave the house after breakfast and come back for dinner and a packed lunch will be taken.

 

Meals = A choice of 3 plates will be given at all meals and meals will be a combination of healthy options, ensuring a well balanced diet.

 

Organically home grown fruit, vegetables, eggs and meat will be provided with homemade cakes, bread and snacks served everyday.

As you can see, this experience is not only enriching for your child´s English, but also for their mind and body too.

 

All of this at very affordable costs.

Adult Stays

Most adults lack the confidence to speak and feel like they need more vocabulary. So the Adult stays are focused on speaking, pronunciation, vocabulary, phrasal verbs and interesting topics. As adults, many of us need English to help us at work, to tavel, to do Business etc so during the adults stays we will be working on many of these subjects while doing fun activities. We will have great role play sessions and conversation groups, all in a comfortable surrounding.

A typical day: (there will always be a choice of 2 activities per time)

 

  • 8.30am-10am = Breakfast and shower time

  • 10am-11.30am = Let´s get some exercise, take a walk, do a sport

  • 11.30am-12.30pm = 1st Activity: Role play and learn new vocabulary

  • 12.30-12.45 = Mid morning snack and drink

  • 12.45-14.00 = 2nd Activity: Let´s do something fun (A choice of 2 activities)

  • 14.00-16.00 = Lunch and rest time

  • 16.00-17.00 = Active time (Swimming pool or sports, yoga)

  • 17.00-18.00 = 3rd Activity: Work or play

  • 18.00-18.30 = Mid afternoon snack and drink

  • 18.30-20.00 = 4th activity: Mindfulness, yoga etc

  • 20.00-20.30 = Clean up and get ready for dinner

  • 20.30-21.30 = Dinner time

  • 21.30-22.30 = Conversation time

  • 22.30-23.30 = Free time to chill out and get to know your house mates

  • 23.30-00.00 = Get ready for bed

  • 00.00 = Lights and internet off zzzzzzzzzz

 

*This is what is planned on a normal day but can change due to weather conditions, the needs of each group and the time length of each activity.

 

During the 6 day stays there will be 2 full day excursions where we leave the house after breakfast and come back for dinner and a packed lunch will be taken.

 

Meals = A choice of 3 plates will be given at all meals and meals will be a combination of options, ensuring nutrition, variety and a well balanced diet.

 

Organically home grown fruit, vegetables, eggs and meat will be provided with homemade cakes, bread and snacks served everyday.

Family Stays

It is so lovely to be able to do fun activities in family and English is no different. The family stays will be based on all the family learning and practising English while doing fun activities. There will be time together and time for just parents and alone. This immerse experince will help your kids to see that speaking English is great and something that they don´t have to be embarrassed to do with you. You will also get the opportunity to spend time in the country side and show the kids what life is like outside the business of the city. This is the perfect stay to enjoy, relax and learn. 

A typical day: (there will always be a choice of 2 activities per time)

 

  • 8.30am-10am = Breakfast and shower time

  • 10am-11.30am = Let´s get some exercise, take a walk, do a sport all together

  • 11.30am-12.30pm = 1st Activity: Let´s learn new vocabulary (Parents and kids seperate)

  • 12.30-13.00 = Mid morning snack and drink

  • 13.00-14.00 = 2nd Activity: Let´s do something fun (A choice of 2 activities to do together)

  • 14.00-16.00 = Lunch and rest time

  • 16.00-17.00 = Active time (Swimming pool or sports, yoga together)

  • 17.00-18.00 = 3rd Activity: Work or play (Parents and kids seperate)

  • 18.00-18.15 = Mid afternoon snack and drink

  • 18.15-19.15 = 4th activity: Mindfulness, yoga etc together

  • 19.15-20.00 = Game time together

  • 20.00-20.30 = Clean up and get ready for dinner

  • 20.30-21.30 = Dinner time

  • 21.30-22.30 = Conversation time or evening activity (Parents and kids seperate)

  • 22.30-23.30 = Free time to chill out and get to know your house mates and put kids to bed etc

  • 23.30-00.00 = Get ready for bed

  • 00.00 = Lights and internet off zzzzzzzzzz

 

*This is what is planned on a normal day but can change due to weather conditions, the needs of each group and the time length of each activity.

 

During the 6 day stays there will be 2 full day excursions where we leave the house after breakfast and come back for dinner and a packed lunch will be taken.

 

Meals = A choice of 3 plates will be given at all meals and meals will be a combination of options, ensuring nutrition, variety and a well balanced diet.

 

Organically home grown fruit, vegetables, eggs and meat will be provided with homemade cakes, bread and snacks served everyday.

Camebridge Exam Preparation Stays

These special stays will be completely focused on the exam that we are looking at, helping the students to know how to do the different parts of the exams fast and efficiently. We will have a few activities but most of the time will be classes and conversation groups.

A typical day: 

 

  • 09.00-10.00 = Breakfast and shower time

  • 10.00-11.00 = Let´s get some exercise, take a walk, do a sport

  • 11.00-12.00 = 1st Class: Use of English

  • 12.00-12.15 = Mid morning snack and drink

  • 12.15-13.00 = Conversation practise (with given Phrasal verbs, vocab etc)

  • 13.00-14.00 = 2nd Class: Reading

  • 14.00-16.00 = Lunch and rest time

  • 16.00-17.00 = Active time (Swimming pool or sports, yoga)

  • 17.00-18.00 = 3rd Class: Writing

  • 18.00-18.15 = Mid afternoon snack and drink

  • 18.15-19.00 =  Conversation practise (with given Phrasal verbs, vocab etc)

  • 19.00-20.00 = 4th Class: Listening

  • 20.00-20.30 = Clean up and get ready for dinner

  • 20.30-21.30 = Dinner time

  • 21.30-22.30 = 5th Class: Pronunciation time

  • 22.30-23.30 = Conversation practise (with given Phrasal verbs, vocab etc)

  • 23.30-00.00 = Get ready for bed

  • 00.30 = Lights and internet off zzzzzzzzzz

 

*This is what is planned on a normal day but can change due to weather conditions, the needs of each group and the time length of each activity.

 

During the 6 day stays there will be 2 full day excursions where we leave the house after breakfast and come back for dinner and a packed lunch will be taken.

 

Meals = A choice of 3 plates will be given at all meals and meals will be a combination of options, ensuring nutrition, variety and a well balanced diet.

 

Organically home grown fruit, vegetables, eggs and meat will be provided with homemade cakes, bread and snacks served everyday.

Company, Business English and Team Building Stays

There will be different periods of the year when we will be focusing on company weeks/weekends and the stay will be looking at Business English, including role play situations, useful expressions, sales techniques, negotiations skills, communications skills and much more.

 

These stays can be tailor made for different professions and for different groups. Companies can also rent out the whole stay just for their staff.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Contact Us:

Carrer Córsega, 629 - 08025 Barcelona, Spain

WhatsApp:  +34-673-544-888

Avenida De Barcelona, 148 - 08700 Igualada, Spain

WhatsApp:  +34-666-066-270

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