The Cambridge YLE Program is a mix level course recommended for young students from 6 to 12 years old, who wish to develop effective English communication skills and receive an official Cambridge certificate. The YLE Program has 3 levels of exams: Starters, Movers, and Flyers. Students will take a Cambridge pre-test prior to arrival to determine their level. In addition to the Cambridge classes, students can also sign up for activities to interact with their classmates in a fun and casual environment before classes. Students will be able to improve their English and make new friends in Hawaii.
Scheduled English lessons begin at 1:20 pm and end at 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday except for holidays.
In the mornings, students who have booked activities will be able to participate in an exciting activities such as spending a day at the beach,
learning hula, or hiking Diamond Head!
※Prior to arrival, students need to take an online pretest at: www.cambridgeenglish.org/test-your-english/young-learners/
and inform the school of the test results.
Cambridge YLE exam
The Cambridge Young Learners exam has three levels (Starters, Movers, Flyers), and each level is based on fun activities. Certificates will be awarded to all test takers. There is no pass/fail, and the Cambridge emblem (shield) is printed on the certificate, where you can see the achievement status of listening, reading & writing, and speaking by the number of shields.
The exam is optional, but we recommend that you take the exam to see the results of the program and to set goals for the future.
※Application is required at least 5 weeks before the test date. If you are applying after the deadline, please contact us to see whether you can take the test or not.
- The school requires some flexibility to modify the schedule & the activities affected by weather conditions, group sizes, manageability, etc.
- Students must possess medical travel insurance protection.
- Parents must read and sign GV Hawaii’s Underage Agreement Packet.
- Availability of courses and activities are subject to minimum enrollment.
References: 2023 GV Hawaii YLE Activity Calendar
GV Hawaii YLE Underage Agreement Packet