Get ready to explore Spain off the beaten path and to travel like a local while doing it. Sample delectable tapas in Barcelona’s gothic quarter, dance the night away Flamenco style in Seville, and cook like a chef at Spanish cooking school. From browsing the markets and museums of Barcelona to exploring the medieval streets of Girona and jamming to the beat of live Flamenco, you will experience the excitement and culture of this amazing country and have a blast while doing it.
ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (ESL) CLASS is designed to increase your overall fluency through real experiences with North American culture. Improve your vocabulary and pronunciation, review proper grammatical structures, and practice your writing skills.
TOEFL PREPARATION CLASS is designed for non-native English-speaking students interested in attending an English-speaking college or university and to help prepare for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Our instructors guide you and offer you test-taking strategies, help you familiarize yourself with the test, and allow you to practice all sections of the exam.
Somewhere between SCUBA diving in Naxos, kayaking around Santorini and touring Athens you’ll fall in love with Greece. Sure, you’ll see the famous monuments and major city highlights but get psyched to be immersed into the real vibe of this country. Don’t be surprised when the warmth of the people you meet makes you want to stay in this paradise forever.
ON TOUR trips are specifically for older students completing 11th and 12th grades.
Get set for a fantastic Greek student summer trip. From discovering the Acropolis in the cradle of civilization to the perfect sunset over a volcano in Santorini, you and a group of fellow adventurers, will get off the beaten path to experience the warm hospitality of this ancient land.
As part of the Pre-College Enrichment Montreal program, Community Service is available as a morning course, along with your choice of an afternoon course. Work with youth at the Boys & Girls Club and get a taste of college life as you enjoy McGill University’s facilities including the athletics & recreation center. During your free time, explore the vibrant city of Montreal and have fun with fellow pre-college students on weekend excursions and day trips, all included in your tuition.
Study and live in one of the world’s most international and vibrant cities, Montreal, Canada. Choose from many courses to speak French, study business, learn to cook like a professional chef and boost your creativity in our photography course. The exciting city of Montreal is renowned for being a student favorite. This Pre-College Enrichment summer program prepares you for the academic and personal challenges that come with entering college.
What better place to learn the beautiful romance language of French than in the second largest primarily French-speaking city in the world after Paris? Whether you are ordering the local favorite, poutine, in a restaurant or shopping at Atwater Market, Montreal offers plenty of opportunities for French language practice. After an assessment is administered on the first day, you will be grouped with other students according to your appropriate level. Attention will be given to grammar, vocabulary, reading and writing with the ultimate goal of enhancing your verbal skills. As the French language is spoken on five continents, this will become a universally accepted skill for your future career or educational directions. We don’t just want you to know Français; we want you to be able to use it!
Experience the joie de vivre of France & the beauty of Switzerland up close and personal this summer. With rail pass and metro maps in hand, you’re going to venture off the beaten path. Between the incredible highlights, action packed itinerary and immersion into local cultures, you’ll have ample time to help craft the perfect summer.
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France & Switzerland – Paris, Tignes, Geneva, Interlaken, Milan
If you think you already live life in the fast lane, hold onto your hat as you’re in for an incredible ride on this itinerary … down a luge track in Mont Tremblant or along the Niagara River at 60 mph on a jet boat. This tour puts you in the heart of the exciting cities of Boston, Montreal and Toronto coupled with the scenic wonders and adventure playgrounds of Niagara Falls and Acadia and Mont Tremblant National Parks.
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Ithaca, Niagara Falls, Toronto, Ottawa, Mont Tremblant, Montreal, Acadia, Boston
Improve your Italian while living in one of Europe’s most beautiful cities, Florence, Italy. Develop conversation, reading and writing skills. Equal focus will be given to grammatical structures, vocabulary and conversation skills. Students will develop a vocabulary that will enable them to engage in simple, but useful, everyday conversations, thus enhancing and supporting their Italian experience. Our Cultural Workshops enable you to discover the workplaces of famous artisans, learn about designers in the Italian fashion industry and appreciate the role of food in Italian culture. Live like a Medici in our private residence, located steps away from the Duomo. The city of Florence itself has changed very little from its inception; it is a small, largely pedestrian city, overflowing with culture, making it one of the preeminent destinations for students to study abroad. When the two-week program is over, we promise that you will never want to leave!