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The ELC Summer Junior Program in Boston gives students the unique opportunity to live and study English in state-of-the-art facilities, located in the heart of Boston. During July and August, students enrolled in our Summer Junior Program in Boston will live in a university dormitory. Summer Junior Program students will take English classes in the mornings and be able to choose one of four activity programs in the afternoon: our Classic Program, University Explorer Program, Sports Explorer Program, or STEM Explorer Program. On the weekends, students will be able to participate in optional Saturday activities and an included full-day excursion on Sunday.
ELC offers students in our Summer Junior Program in Boston the opportunity to live on campus in a Boston University dormitory. Students also have the option to participate in our program as a day student if they are not in need of accommodation.
Students participate in Morning Courses Monday-Friday. Morning Courses are compulsory and are included in the Junior Program package. Morning Courses do not occur on Saturday or Sundays.
Junior Program students participate in activities Monday-Friday after their courses. Afternoon activities are compulsory and are included in the Summer Junior Program package. Evening and Saturday activities are always optional and offered to all students. ELC always offers a combination of free and low-cost evening and Saturday activities. Please refer to the sample calendar for sample activities.
Students in our Summer Junior Program in Boston may choose from four different Activities Programs for their afternoon activity at no additional cost. Students may choose up to one program each week. Students must choose their selection at enrollment to ensure availability.
**Some optional evening activities may have fees associated with participation**
**Some optional Saturday activities may have fees associated with participation**
|7:00 - 8:30||BREAKFAST||8:00 - 12:00|
|9:00 - 10:30||Grammar Structure and Usage|| Full-day|
|10:30 - 10:45||BREAK|
|10:45 - 11:30||Communication Skills|
|11:30 - 11:45||BREAK|
|11:45 - 12:30||Communication Skills or Specialized Elective|
|12:30 - 2:00||LUNCH BREAK|| 12:00 - 6:00|
|2:00 - 6:00||AFTERNOON ACTIVITIES|
|5:00 - 7:00||DINNER|
|7:00 - 10:00||OPTIONAL EVENING ACTIVITIES (additional fees may apply)|
Students studying in our Semi-Intensive English Course will learn the rules of grammar through communicative teaching methods. Through speaking and writing, students will improve their abilities and pronunciation, as well as practice listening to and understanding native speakers.
ELC offers high-intermediate and advanced junior students the option to join a two-week Entrepreneurship Course. In lieu of English language classes in the morning, high-intermediate and advanced students, have the option to join a content-based leadership and entrepreneurship course. During the afternoon, students will participate in one of the three afternoon activities offered at their campus including Classic, University Explorer, or a specialized explorer program. The available start dates for the Entrepreneurship Course will be June 24, July 1, July 8, July 15, and July 22. This course is offered exclusively to high-level students who no longer require daily instruction in English language skills. Students will take a placement test before they register to determine if they meet the level requirement to participate in this course.
In the Classic Program, students will enjoy the diversity that each city offers through participating in a variety of cultural, sports, sightseeing, and shopping activities.
University Explorers will take college preparation classes that cover the SAT and TOEFL tests, as well as study skills and financial aid available to international students. In addition, they will visit local universities where they will participate in tours and information sessions. They will also work on essay writing.
Make the most out of your once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to spend the summer in Boston. Science and Technology Explorers will get hands-on experience with the most recent and cutting edge advances in scientiﬁc and technological research and development. Explorers will visit on-campus and off-campus laboratories and ofﬁces!
Summer is meant for sports and Boston is home to some of the world’s best sports teams: Celtics, Red Sox, Patriots, Bruins, and Revolution. Take advantage of world-class sports facilities and spend your summer playing a variety of sports with students from a variety of different countries. Explore the stadiums and ﬁelds where some of the world’s greatest players on earth spend their time.