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.
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 develop your entrepreneurial and marketing skills, design and 3D print, learn to cook like a professional chef, improve your French language skills, 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!
Discover the ancient culture largely hidden from the modern world. Vietnam has found stability and success after years of struggle. And now it’s time for the rest of the world to know about its unique and elegant beauty. As you explore the country, you are treated to flavorful foods, spectacular views and exhilarating adventure. Rewarding community service experiences with children and a farming community deepen our understanding and relationship with our hosts as we learn about this nation and are won over by the hearts of its people.
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Hanoi, Ha Long Bay, Hoi An, Nha Trang, Dalat, Ho Chi Minh City
ON TOUR trips are specifically for older students completing 11th and 12th grades.
From castles to caves, this trip will take you through the most exciting places in Central Europe. You will experience the thrill of canyoning, rock climbing and river rafting among the gorgeous lakes and mountains of the Julian Alps. Relax with your friends on the beaches of the Adriatic, and marvel at the ancient castles of Prague and palaces of Vienna. This perfectly planned small group adventure allows for flexibility and group input as you and your fellow adventurers explore all that these incredible countries have to offer.
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Croatia, Slovenia, Austria & the Czech Republic – Prague, Vienna, Lake Bled, Ljubljana, Split, Dubrovnik, Zagreb
As part of the Pre-College Enrichment Barcelona program, Community Service is available as both a morning major or as an afternoon elective. Give back to children and families in need as you participate in educational and recreational programs with Barcelona’s Martí-Codolar Youth Center, or welfare improvement projects with the community of Sant’Egidio. Preview college life as you stay at Residence Collegi Major Sant Jordi and take advantage of the impressive fitness spa & pool club around the corner. In addition to discovering the best Barcelona has to offer, enjoy exciting excursions to Madrid, Figueres, Girona and more!
Improve your Spanish while spending your summer in one of the most beloved cities in Spain. Barcelona is a sophisticated, vibrant city with unique architecture and the charm of a Mediterranean beach town. Spanish Language is one of the most popular major course choices. The main objective of this high school student program is to improve your Spanish communication skills. Emphasis is on the development of both conversational and written skills. You’ll leave Barcelona and your unforgettable summer feeling more independent and better prepared for college while making great friends, seeing incredible sites, and having improved your Spanish along the way.
There is no better city in Spain to spend a summer in than Barcelona! It offers the rare combination of sophistication, vibrancy and culture along with unique architecture and the charm of a Mediterranean beach town. College is a time of growth and personal choice; why not get a head start? You’ll leave Barcelona and your unforgettable summer feeling more independent and better prepared for college while making great friends, seeing incredible sites and falling in love with Spain along the way.
As part of the Pre-College Enrichment Los Angeles program, Community Service is available as either a full-day track option or an afternoon course, along with your choice of a morning course. Work with incredible organizations and truly make a difference while enjoying a little sunshine and staying at a UCLA residence with their world-class recreation facilities. Study breaks include exciting excursions around L.A.