American University Taster Program

in Boston, USA


About the program

This exciting program is designed to give teenagers a taste of life as a university student in the USA. The course combines English tuition with lectures, discussions and tutorial sessions delivered by university lecturers, as well as visits to world-famous universities such as MIT and Harvard.

Please note: This program is subject to minimum student numbers in order to run.

Key facts

There are 9 hours of English lessons and 6 hours of university-style lectures per week.

  • Available at: Boston
  • Maximum class size: 15
  • Minimum entry level: Intermediate
  • Duration: 2 weeks (30 June – 13 July; 14 – 27 July 2019)
  • Arrival/departure day: Sunday arrive/ Saturday depart
  • Course ends: 27 July 2019
  • Teaching days: Monday – Friday
  • Age range: 14–17

What's included in the price:

  • 15 hours of English lessons and lectures per week
  • Weekly study skills lecture
  • University visits
  • Full-board residential accommodation
  • Welcome party and orientation
  • Placement test
  • Three evening activities per week
  • One full-day and three half-day trips per week
  • End-of-course certificate