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Boston Junior English Course

Embassy Summer at Tufts University, Boston

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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 tennis courts and additional outdoor space as well as spacious common areas in our 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 (per week):

Single/double/triple standard rooms: $1750

Day programme: $670

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

Location: Boston, Tufts University

Dates: 30 June - 04 Aug

Ages: 13– 18 (18 year olds accepted as part of a group leader)

Sample Excursions: Charles River Walk, Visit to Salem Massachusetts

       


✓ Standard single or twin rooms with shared bathroom

✓ Traditional US college dormitory layout

✓ All rooms are furnished with a wardrobe, desk and chair

✓ Laundry available in each residence building for a small fee

✓ Towels provided

✓ Meals are served in a large self-service canteen

✓ Communal facilities and bathrooms are cleaned daily

✓ Wi-Fi throughout

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.

Activities
Sports: With possible choices of football, mini-Olympics, rounders, tennis, volleyball, basketball, swimming and arts & crafts.

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*

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 marketplace including a visit to Downtown Crossing and Chinatown.

Old and New Boston:

A visit to the USS Constitution Ship and the Institute of Contemporary Art.

Downtown Boston: Includes a visit to Boston Public Library, Copley Square and the Prudential Building and great shopping!

*Students will be provided with a complimentary Charlie Card 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.

  • Taught by friendly and professional English teachers
  • 20 x 45 minute lessons per week each morning
  • Placement test on day 1 to ensure students in appropriate level
  • Approximately 17 students per class
  • Students will be placed in an international class with students of different nationalities
  • Classrooms are standard style
  • Classrooms are located at Tufts University campus
  • Curriculum with emphasis on communication skills
  • Materials included as well as an end of course report

Centre facilities: 

  • Classrooms on campus

Meals:

  • Meals served in a large self-service canteen in Dewick-McPhie Dining Hall located a quick 2 minute walk from the residential hall.

Breakfast

  • Cooked and continental which might include pancakes, eggs, juice, coffee, toast, cereal, fruit.

Lunch

  • Two courses, 3 options including a vegetarian option.
  • Packed lunches: may be provided on some activities. A sample packaged lunch could be: a bottled water, fruit, sandwich and crisps.

Evening Meal

  • Three courses, 3 options including a vegetarian and halal option.

Snacks

  • Vending machines located near the residence buildings for drinks and confectionery.

 

Classrooms: Standard classrooms located on campus.

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

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-minute drive

 

 Local public transport services

College Ave / Dearborn Road bus stop 5-minute walk
West Medford subway station 30-minute walk

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Week 1 Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Morning Arrivals Placement, Orientation and Lessons Lessons Lessons Lessons Lessons Full day trip Charles River Walk & Visit the Museum of Science
Afternoon Boston Shopping or Upgrade to Newport Cliffwalks Davis Square with Scavenger Hunt, Campus Tour & University Life, and Provisions Run Exploring the Freedom Trail Visit Harvard University and Cambridge Sq Visit to Faneuil Hall & Quincy Market Trip to Sports Museum and Explore the North End/Little Italy
Evening WELCOME PARTY
Getting to Know You
Games or Sports
Onsite: Ice Cream Social followed by Jeopardy Game Night, Sports in the Gym or Outdoor Tennis Nathan Tufts Park w/ Photo Scavenger Hunt Onsite: Tye Dye Tee Shirts or Night at the Gym Downtown Crossing & Chinatown History with Shopping Onsite: Celebration of Graduation & Birthdays followed by a Dance Party w/ Karaoke Casino Night/ 4th Celebration
 
Week 2 Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Morning Arrivals/Departures

Public Gardens with photo Scavenger Hunt OR Upgrade to Six Flags
Placement, Orientation and Lessons Lessons Lessons Lessons Lessons Day Trip to Revere Beach & Boardwalk for swimming, beach sports and shopping!
Afternoon Shopping on Newbury Street & Assembly Row Visit the Massachusetts State House w/ Multiple Choice Quiz & Stroll Beacon Hill Visit MIT University Guided by ES & Upgrade to MIT Museum Old and New Boston: A visit to the USS Constitution Ship and the Institute of Contemporary Art/4th of July Celebration Visit Boston Public Library OR Upgrade to Fenway Park
Evening Evening Social including "Getting to know you" games with new students Onsite: Activity Club with Arts & Craft Board Games or Badminton or US Sports Night Explore Copley Square and the Prudetial Onsite: US Sports Night Including Swimming or Upgrade to Kayaking on the River Onsite: Celebration of Graduation & Birthdays followed by a Dance Party w/ Karaoke Onsite: Movie night/US Sports Night
 
Week 3 Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Morning Arrivals/Departures

Jazz on the Porch or Upgrade to a Red Socks Baseball Game
Lessons Lessons Lessons Lessons Lessons Full day trip to the "Witch City" Historic Salem Massachusetts or Upgrade to the Aquarium
Afternoon Cambridge & Harvard Square Scavenger Hunt at along the Boston Harbor Shopping in the City! Onsite US Sports Nature Walk at Fresh Pond with Photo Scavenger Hunt
Evening Evening Social including "Getting to know you" games with new students Onsite: Activity Club with Arts & Crafts, Board Games or Badminton or US Sports Night Museum of Fine Arts Onsite: US Sports Night including swimming Kayaking or Bicycling along the River with Photo Contest Onsite: Celebration of Graduation & Birthdays followed by a Dance Party w/ Karaoke Onsite: Movie Night or Onsite US Sports

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