international students on the beach
Chicago Skyline
Elgin Academy's Rider Center

 

  

 

ENGLISH SKILLS, STEM, AND SUMMER FUN

Students will work to improve basic English skills, expand technical knowledge through hands-on STEM classes, and enjoy local excursions and sightseeing adventures in the Chicago area.

 

25 English Lessons, 11 Excursions, 15 students per class

Dates: July 8 to July 26, 2019

Age: 12-15 years old

Program Duration: 2 weeks or 3 weeks

English Level: Beginner to Advanced

English Lessons: 25 (50-90 minute) sessions covering vocabulary, grammar, reading, writing, speaking, listening and American culture.

Excursions: Amusement Park, Navy Pier, Art Institute, Lincoln Park Zoo, Magnificent Mile, Millenium Park, State Park, Local shopping, Local sites, College Visits.

 

INTENSIVE ACADEMIC ENGLISH AND HIGH SCHOOL PREPARATION

Students will work to improve academic English, enhance cross-cultural communication skills, and develop an understanding of American classroom and course expectations to maximize academic potential for the upcoming school year.

24 English Lessons, 5 Excursions, 15 Students per class

Dates: August 4 to August 17, 2019

Age: 14-18 years old

Program Duration: 2 weeks

English Level: Intermediate to Advanced

English Lessons: 24 (75 minute) sessions covering academic English, standardized test preparation, college readiness, understanding the american classroom, cultural adjustment, and cross-cultural communication.

Excursions: Weekend sightseeing trip to Chicago, local excursions and a visit to Northwestern University and University of Chicago.