Program Details

The American Experience is a summer program for European and international students, ages 14-18, who wish to come to the United States for English language immersion as well as to learn about American culture. The program takes students to Boston, as well
Location:
Boston, United States
Program Type:
Intensive Language
Degree Level:
High School
Duration:
1-3 months
Language:
English

Program Overview

Program Description:
The English language workshops are taught by Abbey Road faculty; the curriculum combines classroom instruction, experiential learning and daily practice. Students study with experienced teachers, in small group settings, and have opportunities for individual tutoring by Abbey Road staff.

The American Experience program will also offer bi-weekly workshops and seminars on film, theater, American music, photography, drawing, art history, and American cuisine, to name a few. These are based in large part on the interests of the students.

The American Experience is a summer program for European and international students, ages 14-18, who wish to come to the United States for English language immersion as well as to learn about American culture. The program takes students to Boston, as well as on regional day trips.

This English immersion program in the USA combines two advantages: a pre-college experience where our students live with a group of peers, and a language immersion experience facilitated by the Abbey Road faculty. Students should have at least one year of English.

What's Included: Tuition, Course materials, 1 elective course, Lodging, 3 meals a day, Pre-planned day trips and activities, Student orientation and packet. What's Not Included: Airfare, Optional Travel Extension, Student Insurance. Please visit our website for more information.

Setting Description:
The language courses are complemented by the residential immersion experience. Abbey Road students and staff live together in a comfortable, centrally-located university residence. Students will learn how to live with a group of peers and will benefit from all that Boston has to offer. The residence is walking distance from many sites and located next to the metro system. Typically, students will share double or triple rooms with other students of the same gender.

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