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Philip Boyer
France
L'ELC è l'esperienza migliore che abbia mai fatto. Lo staff è fantastico e si dedica a ogni studente. Ho incontrato studenti da tutte le parti del mondo con cui ho instaurato un forte legame grazie alle attività. È come una seconda famiglia.
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ELC - English Language Center 11 Beacon Street, 2nd Floor Boston MA

This 30-lesson per week program is ELC's most popular and 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. Students in the Intensive English Program study Monday through Friday during sections A, B and C on the course schedule listed below. Section A is Grammar Structure & Usage and focuses not only on teaching students the rules for grammar usage, but also on giving students the opportunity to practice using grammar in both speaking and writing. Section B is Conversation, Listening, Vocabulary, and Pronunciation Monday through Friday. Section C is Reading and Writing. Students practice speaking in English and listening to and understanding English spoken by native speakers. Teachers also give feedback and special exercises to help students improve pronunciation.

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INTENSIVE ENGLISH FACT FILE

  • Level requirement: Low beginner to upper advanced (12 levels available)
  • Class size: Average 8-10 students Maximum 12 students (14 during July and August only)
  • Number of lessons (per week): 30 lessons per week
  • Lesson duration: 50 minutes
  • Age: Minimum of 17 years old or by approval of the Director
  • Start dates: Every Monday, minimum of 1 week

INTENSIVE PROGRAM ELECTIVE OPTIONS

  • American Culture
  • Film and Media
  • American Slang
  • Accent Reduction
  • Business English
  • Creative Writing

TEACHING METHODS

  • Gives students practice speaking in English and listening to and understanding English spoken by native speakers.
  • Teaches students the rules for grammar usage through communicative teaching methods.
  • Provides students with feedback and special exercises to help improve pronunciation
  • Gives students practice speaking in English and listening to and understanding English spoken by native speakers.
  • Exposes students to more vocabulary through reading.
  • Provides practice using English in all types of writing.
  • Offers students the opportunity to practice language in areas of special interest.

COURSE COMPARISON

Courses Lessons/week Section/time
Part-time Program 10 group lessons per week A, B or C
Semi-Intensive English Program 20 group lessons per week A & B
Semi-Intensive Plus Program 24 group lessons per week A & B (Monday - Friday),
C (Tuesday - Thursday)
Intensive English Program 30 group lessons per week A, B & C
Combination Course 20 group lessons per week
+ 10 individual lessons per week
A, B (group) & C (individual)

SAMPLE GENERAL ENGLISH PROGRAM COURSE SCHEDULE

Time Section Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 - 10:40 A Grammar Structure & Usage
10:40 - 11:00   BREAK
11:00 - 12:40 B Conversation, Listening, Vocabulary & Pronunciation
12:40 - 1:40   LUNCH BREAK
1:40 - 3:20 C (1) Reading & Writing
(2) Reading & Writing (2) Elective (2) Reading & Writing (2) Elective (2) Reading & Writing
Note : These electives are available to intermediate and advanced students only.

COURSE DATES AND FEES

COURSE INTENSIVE
1+ weeks
SEMI-INTENSIVE PLUS
1+ weeks
SEMI-INTENSIVE
1+ weeks
COMBINATION
1+ weeks
PART-TIME
does not qualify students for ELC housing.1+ weeks
INDIVIDUAL INTENSIVE
1+ weeks
LOCATION ALL CENTERS
LESSONS 30 lessons per week
(50-minute lessons)
24 lessons per week
(50-minute lessons)
20 lessons per week
(50-minute lessons)
20 group lessons + 10 individual lessons per week
(50-minute lessons)
10 lessons per week
(50-minute lessons)
20 individual lessons per week
(50-minute lessons)
1-3 WEEKS $435 per week $375 per week $340 per week $1190 per week $200 per week $1700 per week
4-7 WEEKS $420 per week $360 per week $330 per week $1180 per week $175 per week $1700 per week
8-11 WEEKS $405 per week $345 per week $320 per week $1170 per week $175 per week $1700 per week
12-23 WEEKS $385 per week $325 per week $315 per week $1165 per week $175 per week $1700 per week
24-47 WEEKS $365 per week $305 per week $295 per week $1145 per week $175 per week $1700 per week
48+ WEEKS $340 per week $280 per week $275 per week $1125 per week $175 per week $1700 per week
DATES

Dates listed below are official session start dates.
Students enrolling in General English Courses may begin on any Monday.


  • January 5 - January 30
  • February 2 - February 27
  • March 2 - March 27
  • March 30 - April 24
  • April 27 - May 22
  • May 25 - June 19**
  • June 22 - July 17
  • July 6 - July 31*
  • July 20 - August 14
  • August 3 - August 28*
  • August 17 - September 11
  • September 14 - October 9
  • October 12 - November 6**
  • November 9 - December 4
  • December 7 - January 1, 2016
*Additional summer courses ** Classes begin on Tuesday (see school holidays)
*Application and Materials Fee is charged
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Philip Boyer
France
L'ELC è l'esperienza migliore che abbia mai fatto. Lo staff è fantastico e si dedica a ogni studente. Ho incontrato studenti da tutte le parti del mondo con cui ho instaurato un forte legame grazie alle attività. È come una seconda famiglia.
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