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The Junior Program at Wheelock College gives students the opportunity to live and study in state-of-the-art facilities, located in the heart of Boston.
ELC offers two choices of accommodation options at our Wheelock College Summer Junior Program. Students in our Wheelock College program can choose a Wheelock College dormitory or they can participate in our program as a day student, with self-arranged 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.
Students participate in afternoon activities Monday-Friday. Afternoon activities are compulsory and are included in the 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 at Wheelock College may choose from up to three 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. ELC offers an optional week of exploration and excursions in Boston. In lieu of classes and regular afternoon activities students can spend the week going to a different and exciting destination each day.
Some evening activities have fees associated with participation
Some Saturday activities have fees associated with participation
|7:00 - 8:30||BREAKFAST||8:00 - 12:00|
|9:00 - 10:20||Morning Course|| Full-day|
|10:20 - 10:35||BREAK|
|10:35 - 11:35||Morning Course|
|10:35 - 11:45||BREAK|| 12:00 - 5:00|
|11:45 - 12:45||Morning Course|
|12:45 - 1:30||LUNCH BREAK|
|2:00 - 5:00||Afternoon Activities|
|5:00 - 7:00||DINNER BREAK|
|7:00 - 10:00||Evening Activities||Evening Activities|
|10:00||RETURN TO RESIDENCE HALL|
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 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 at MIT. 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.