PEC is situated on the beautiful beaches of Puraran on the island of Catanduanes in the Philippines. Puraran is famous worldwide for it’s majestic waves and surfing. The school and student dorms sit only 30 meters away from the ocean! The island of Catanduanes is famous in the Bicol region of the Philippines because of its white sand beaches, palm trees, gorgeous scenery, and surfing. The beach of Puraran is a cove that faces the Pacific Ocean, which looking east offers beautiful sunrises. PEC presents a truly one of a kind English learning experience.
ESL Program Introduction
At PEC our goal is to increase knowledge, confidence, and fluency! We believe that learning should be fun and adventurous. The English classes combine lectures; Activity based learning, and Action learning. Students are required to attend 4 hours of classroom English each day. There is a vigorous 2-hour session every morning and afternoon. During the classroom session’s students will be required to participate in numerous English learning activities. Each English lesson begins with a brief lecture then moves into engaging activities.
Schedule & Fees
Winter Sessions Available: English Levels: Beginner – Advanced
Session 1: December 2nd, 2012 – December 15th, 2012
Session 2: December 16th, 2012 – December 29th, 2012
Session 3: December 30th, 2012 – January 12th, 2013
Session 4: January 13th, 2013 – January 26th, 2013
Session 5: January 27th, 2013 – February 9th, 2013
Session 6: February 10th, 2013 – February 23rd, 2013
Summer Sessions Available: English Levels: Beginner – Advanced
Session 1: June 2nd, 2013 – June 15th, 2013
Session 2: June 16th, 2013 – June 29th, 2013
Session 3: June 30th, 2013 – July 13th, 201
Session 4: July 14th, 2013 – July 27th, 2013
Session 5: July 28th, 2013 – August 10th, 2013
Session 6: August 11th, 2013 – August 24th, 2013
14-day session: *Single-person sign up – 510, 000won or $450 USD. Valid until October 14th, 2012!
-English lessons: 4 hours daily classroom English lessons with native English speaker. 40 hours total classroom time. 100% English environment outside of class.
-Two, 30-minute private 1:1 English lessons with native English speaker
-Lodging in shared dorm room
-3-meals per day made with fresh ingredients from around the island
-Tuition and registration fees. No hidden costs!
-English Kit with all learning materials: Modules, Pens, Notebooks, etc.
-Airport pick-up and drop-off
-Free surf lessons
-Free use of Surf Boards
-Free use of Snorkel Equipment
- Day trip around Catanduanes to caves, beaches, waterfalls, and Spanish churches. Lunch is provided during this day trip. The main attractions on this trip are Bato Church, Antipolo Church, Maribina Falls, Balombong Falls, and Lulyang Cave. Check out http://www.catanduanes.gov.ph for more photos and information!
-Banca Boat day trip to surrounding islands and coves. Lunch is provided during this day trip.
-Cooking lesson with native Filipino. If you wish to join we offer free cooking lessons where students can learn to prepare cuisine in authentic Filipino fashion.
-Internet access on location
-Swimming lessons for those who cannot swim
-24/7 Beach access
-24/7 exposure to native English speakers staying at the resort. 14-days of fluent English speaking.
-Activities: Beach Volleyball, Nightly Bonfires, Card Games with native English speakers, Pool Table, Ping-pong Table, Coconut Bowling, Snorkeling, English movies, and many more!
What’s not included:
-Flight/Transportation to the island of Catanduanes (Virac/San Andreas)
-Leisure Expenses such as alcohol and shopping
-Clothes washing. A service is available for students but this cost is not covered by PEC.
Special Courses & Features
Puraran English Camp
Baras, Cantanduanes 4803