4.80
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ELC Boston

Boston, US
11 Beacon Street, Boston, MA, United States
4.80
5 reviews
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ELC Boston - The best in the east

The school is located in downtown Boston on the second floor of a building of 12 floors. The school has:

 19 classrooms and conference rooms
 Free Wi-Fi
 Student room
 Latest Technology Mac Lab
 University admission service
 Visa assistance

There is a monthly calendar of social activities in and around of Boston. There are trips to New York, Niagara Falls and Cape Cod. The most represented nationalities in the school are Saudi Arabia, Japanese, South Korean and Swiss.

Courses

ELC has developed teaching techniques and programs that work for everyone. Careful evaluation and course selection ensure that students are studying English in the learning environment that is best for them.

All teachers hold university degrees and specialised training in Teaching English as a Second Language. They use communicative teaching methods and provide students with feedback and the opportunity to practice the language in areas of special interest.

Students have constant contact with their teachers and the staff throughout their intensive group and individual English courses to ensure rapid language improvement.

The small class size at ELC, with an average of 9-10 students, allows each student to receive expert attention and experience the intensive class participation needed to learn English quickly. The school encourages students to maximise their English training through participating in afternoon activities and living in an American homestay accommodation

Type of courses

For students at all levels from Beginner English to Proficiency. There are 20, 24 or 30 lessons a week. There are also part-time options of 10 lessons a week. The 20-lesson per week Semi-Intensive course is designed to improve communication skills and is perfect for students who want to study English in the mornings. It gives students the practice in speaking in English, listening and understanding English.

It teaches students the rules for grammar usage and provides special exercises to help improve pronunciation. The 30 lesson Intensive course covers all of the major language skills including grammar, vocabulary, conversation, pronunciation, listening comprehension, reading, and writing. All intermediate and advanced students also have a choice of electives two afternoons per week. Elective classes vary, depending on the interests of students.

They can include:

• Business English
• American Culture
• Creative Writing
• Film and Media

Courses last from 1 week upwards. Maximum class size is 14, average size is 9-10. Minimum age is 16.
Time and Days of the week where the course is taught: Monday to Friday, morning and afternoon.
Lessons duration: 50 Minutes

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For people with Intermediate English and above who want to increase their professional confidence. There are 20 or 35 lessons a week and the option of small group classes or individual tuition with customizable courses. Course teachers are highly experienced in teaching English as a foreign language and they also have comprehensive business experience and advanced business degrees.

The business English curriculum has been specially developed with topics such as Intercultural Concepts, Special Area Vocabulary, Words and Phrases for Business Letters and Email. Lessons help you achieve competency in English for:

• Management
• Human resources
• Negotiation
• Strategic planning
• Project management
• Resume writing
• Interviews

The minimum age is 25 years old. The maximum class size is 5
Time and Days of the week where the course is taught:
Lessons duration: 50 minutes

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For students with High Intermediate English and above. The course offers 10 General English Lessons and 20 TOEFL preparation lessons. Teachers focus on English skills, language learning, practice test taking, and test-taking strategies. They use state-of-the art test-prep resources to help improve student scores. All teachers are native speakers of American English, have a university degree and specialized training in Teaching English as a Second Language. The course runs for 4 weeks upwards.

Time and Days of the week where the course is taught:
Lessons duration: 50 minutes

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For students with High Intermediate English and above wishing to perfect their English, improve their academic skills and enhance their career opportunities for the future. The course offers 20 General English Lessons and 10 IELTS preparation lessons. Teachers focus on English skills and test-taking strategies. They use state-of-the art test-prep resources to help improve student scores. The school is an official IELTS test centre. The course runs from 4 weeks upwards.

Time and Days of the week where the course is taught:
Lessons duration: 50 minutes

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FACILITIES

  • ELC Boston Free Internet
    Free Internet
  • ELC Boston IT Lounge
    IT Lounge
  • ELC Boston Computer Room
    Computer Room
  • ELC Boston Student Lounge
    Student Lounge
  • ELC Boston Cafe
    Cafe
  • ELC Boston WIFI
    WIFI
  • ELC Boston TV
    TV
  • ELC Boston Social Calendar
    Social Calendar
  • ELC Boston Multimedia Classroom
    Multimedia Classroom
  • ELC Boston Interactive Whiteboards
    Interactive Whiteboards
  • ELC Boston Library
    Library
Location
11 Beacon Street, Boston, MA, United States

Boston is a modern city rich in history and academic life. It is the country’s most international city with an impressive cultural and architectural heritage.

The school is located on Beacon Hill in the heart of Boston. It is within walking distance of The Boston Common, the State House, Faneuil Hall, Marketplace, Downtown Crossing and many shops, cafes and restaurants. It is near Beacon Street bus station and Park Street Subway.

Outside the city, there are nearby mountains for hiking and skiing, as well as the beautiful Cape Cod National Seashore.

Accommodation

Homestay

£169/week

Price/week: £169

Booking fee: £0.00

Cleaning fee: £0.00

Minimum stay: 0

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