International Summer School for Teens in London, England:
Our English literature with creative writing class in Oxford, England in summer 2024 is for high school students (ages 14 to 18 years old) who want to improve their creative writing skills whilst studying influential works of literature. In this 39-hour academic course, we help each student to find their own unique literary style and writing voice. Students choose 1 Academic course (English Literature with Creative Writing) + 1 Elective course, and stay/board at our university campus location on the inspiring University of Oxford campus in the South-East region of England.Email: Contact us below3-week Residential Summer School in Oxford, UK:
ISSFT offers an exciting and exclusive pre-university experience though our residential English summer school in Oxford for British & international students in July 2024.
• English Literature with Creative Writing course in July 2024.
• Boys & Girls of ages 14-18 years old.
• Students choose 1 Academic course (39 Hours) + 1 Elective course (39 Hours).
ELECTIVES: Sport / Creative Course options:
Students choose 1 of the following electives: Golf, Tennis, Rowing, Photography or Theatre (Drama / Acting techniques).
English Literature with Creative Writing Course:
Through thoughtful class discussion and analysis, students will develop their understanding of the unique challenges faced by historical and contemporary writers.
Students explore the creative writing process by exploring themes such as plot, setting, character development, visual description, point of view, imaginative language, and emotional appeal.
Goals & Learning Outcomes:
• Develop writing and comprehension skills in fiction, poetry, life writing and scriptwriting.
• Develop a wide range of creative writing skills by reviewing novels, short stories, poetry, plays, screenplays, and graphic novels.
• Learn how to form unique plots.
• Improve grammar and writing style.
• Use figurative language effectively.
• Find your own unique literary style and writing voice.
• Build overall confidence in the understanding and use of the English language.
We expect all students to engage with course concepts by thinking, reading, writing and participating to the best of their ability. This will include working as part of a team as well as working on individual assignments.
We provide constructive feedback on coursework and aim to engage students in thoughtful discussion.
A final report is drafted upon completion of the class in which we highlight what was covered, areas for development, unique strengths, and individual contribution.
Students will also visit Stratford upon Avon, the 16th-century birthplace of William Shakespeare.