OUTSTANDING SUMMER PROGRAMS FOR TEENS

Language Programs

Are you ready to improve your language skills? Whether you choose a program with classroom instruction or one that immerses you in the local culture, your ability to communicate along with your confidence will naturally improve. This is of course in addition to rappelling down waterfalls and zip lining in Costa Rica, enjoying mouthwatering tapas in Spain, or marveling at Machu Picchu and sand boarding in Peru. No matter which you choose, it’s the balance of language learning with exciting activities that sets our programs apart. By integrating adventure and recreational highlights into our itineraries, we are able to maintain a high level of enthusiasm.

If you come prepared with a positive attitude, ready to speak and improve your language skills, you will be ready to embrace the challenges and reap the many rewards of your program. Make a commitment to see your skills improve by actually speaking the language with your staff, fellow Trip Members and when interacting with the locals in the communities you will visit.

Spanish Programs with Classes

We partner with recognized language schools that have experience teaching Spanish as a second language. Classes are designed for students of different levels, from beginner through advanced, and geared towards getting you speaking from the moment you walk through the door!

Spanish Immersion Programs

The country of Costa Rica or Peru will become your classroom. While participating in community service, interacting with the locals and speaking with your fellow trip members, leaders and guides, your language skills will inevitably improve. Add to that, zany morning songs, words and phrase of the day, daily news and more… all in Spanish naturally!

French Language Classes

Montreal is the second largest primarily French-speaking city in the world after Paris, What better place to take on this exciting challenge and learn this beautiful Romance language or simply improve your French language skills? On our Pre-College Enrichment Montreal program, for those who choose to take French as a course, attention will be given to grammar, vocabulary, reading and writing with the ultimate goal of enhancing your verbal skills. We don’t just want you to know Français; we want you to be able to use it and you will have many opportunities in this incredible city.

Italian Language Classes

On our Pre-College Enrichment Florence program, we offer an Italian Language course option. Taught at one of the most prestigious universities in Italy, this course develops conversation, reading and writing skills. Equal focus will be given to grammatical structures, vocabulary and conversation skills. Students will develop a vocabulary that will enable them to engage in simple but useful everyday conversations thus enhancing and supporting their Italian experience.

English Language Classes (TOEFL Prep)

Thousands of colleges and universities around the world rely on TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) scores to assist them in admission decisions. Imagine the world of possibilities this test opens up to you! This test will demonstrate you have the English language skills necessary for an academic classroom and our instructors are here to guide you along the process. They will offer you test-taking strategies, help you familiarize yourself with the test, and allow you to practice all sections of the exam. TOEFL Prep is offered on our Pre-College Enrichment Program in Montreal.

English Immersion Programs up to 40 Days

Where better to improve your English Language skills than the US & Canada? Our exciting programs and spectacular destinations are the perfect platform for you to improve and polish your conversational ability. While interacting with the locals and speaking English with your fellow trip members and program staff, the large majority of whom will be native English speakers, your conversational skills will inevitably improve. Add to that thrilling activities and amazing accommodations, and you will return home at the end of your summer a much more confident and articulate English speaker with many new friends and incredible memories.

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