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Boston Junior English Course

Embassy Summer at Tufts University, Boston


Welcome to Boston! Our centre is located on the beautiful campus of the prestigious Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts only 20 minutes from downtown historic Boston.
Fantastic campus facilities include a modern sports hall, indoor swimming pool and running track with a recreational field, outdoor space and spacious residence halls. The beautiful villages of New England, dramatic coastlines, popular beaches and the attractions of Boston are all within easy reach.

Key Facts:

Price: $1,495 per week (price includes tuition, trips, activities, accommodation and full board)

Location: Boston

Dates: 26 June - 31 July

Ages: 13 - 18

Accommodation: Single,Double,Triple standard rooms
Sample Excursions: Charles River Walk, Newport - Rhode Island and Scusset Beach

Day programme available: Always starting on a Monday including tuition, activities and lunch. No accommodation included. Contact us for more information.

Room Type: Single room / Twin room / Triple room

Bathroom Ratio: 1:6 students

Room set up: Traditional US college dormitory rooms

What's in a room: Single bed, wardrobe, desk, chair, air-condition

Common room: Yes

Cleaning: Students must clean their own rooms, bathrooms; common areas are cleaned daily

Linen cleaning: Changed weekly

Towels: Provided

Laundry: Available in residence for a small fee

Meals: Served in on-site canteen, packed lunch at weekends

Wi-Fi: Yes

Distance to classes: On campus

Activities and excursions are scheduled every afternoon and evening, with full-day excursions at the weekend. All activities are designed to continue the learning in a fun and enjoyable way, encouraging students to develop life skills and make new friends through sport, activities and socially interactive games.

Sports: With a choice of football, mini Olympics, rounders, table tennis, volleyball and basketball.

Drama and performance activities, such as drama workshops and scavenger hunts.

Evening activities: such as karaoke, talent show, and team games.

Half-day trips: 
Our students get to explore exciting places in and around Boston such as Harvard University, MIT University, the New England Aquarium and Massachusetts State House.

Full-Day Excursions*
Newport, Rhode Island: Visit this historic city by the sea with great shops, incredible mansions and colonial architecture.

Scusset Beach: nice sandy beach with crystal clear water

Charles River Walk: View the Boston skyline from the Charles River and visit the Museum of Science.

Faneuil Hall & Quincy Market:
Students go shopping at this historic market place including a visit to Downtown Crossing and Chinatown.

*Students will need to purchase a Charlie Card for $21.25 which will cover all transportation and excursions for the week.

The classroom is at the heart of your Boston Junior English Course. English Lessons are student-centred and encourage the development of relevant language skills.

✓ Engaging classrooms with a positive learning atmosphere.

✓ 15 hours (20 x 45 minutes) of English lessons per week, morning or afternoon.

✓ Taught by qualified English teachers.

✓ Student ratios of 17 students per class.

✓ Placement testing lesson on day 1 to ensure students are classed appropriately to their level.

✓ We teach all levels, from beginner to advanced.

✓ All courses include learning resources, materials appropriate to students' age and level, and an end-of-course certificate.

Classrooms: Standard classrooms located on campus.

Sports Facilities: Baseball field, basketball and tennis courts, indoor swimming pool and outdoor areas for games and activities.

Meals: All meals are served in a large self-service canteen.

Common Room: Shared common area in each flat.

Wi-Fi: Wi-Fi throughout the campus and in bedrooms.

Travel times to nearest airports

(BOS) Logan International Airport 30 mins


 Local public transport services

College Ave / Dearborn Road bus stop 1 min walk
West Medford subway station 30 mins walk

Embassy Boston Sample Timetable

Morning Arrivals/on-site activites Testing & Orientation or lessons Lessons Lessons Lessons Lessons Full-day excursion: Charles River Walk and Museum of Science
Afternoon Shopping day or optional trip to NYC Davis Square Scavenger Hunt Walk the Freedom Trail Visit to Harvard University Visit Faneuil Hall & Quincy Market, Downtown Crossing Exploring the North End and The Sports Museum
Evening Sports Tournament Welcome Party US sports / optional bowling/ tennis competition Tie Dye Tee Shirt Night Shopping and History in Boston by night! Graduation Party Casino night / 4th July celebration

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