English Language Year Abroad – Intensive

The Language Year Abroad programme at our partner school in Boston, helps you develop fluency in English. It also helps you have one of the most amazing experiences of your life. You are guaranteed to make new friends and explore new places during your Language Year Abroad.

Our price promise

If you find this course cheaper elsewhere, we will match the price and give you a £50 voucher when you book*.

*Applies only to like-for-like dates at the same school on the same course for the same duration.


Minimum entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Course format

  • Length of study: From 1 term
  • Lessons per week: 28
  • Maximum class size: 18
  • Typical student age: 18 - 32
  • Typical student mix:
    18% Asian, 32% Latin American, 12% Japanese, 10% European, 20% Middle Eastern, 8% Far Eastern

Dates and fees

  • Start dates:
    • 31 Mar 2014
    • 30 Jun 2014
    • 22 Sep 2014
  • Tuition fees: From 4565.00 USD

    Tuition length options

    • 1 term: 4565.00 USD
    • 2 terms: 7370.00 USD
    • 3 terms: 10755.00 USD
    • 4 terms: 14140.00 USD
  • Compulsory fees

    • Our admin fee: 49 USD
    • Enrolment fee: 150.00 USD
  • Other expenses:

Why choose an English Year Abroad course ?

  • Steadily improve your English each week
  • Focussed improvement in General English, Exam Preparation or Business Communication
  • Become confident using English in study visits, lectures and tests
  • Get tips and advice on how to apply to university or for a job
  • Stay focussed with motivating monthly tutorials and regular assessment.

Course content

You will focus on the core skills of grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, reading, speaking, listening, and writing. There are normally lessons in the morning and afternoon if you are on the intensive course. 

There is a broad range of elective subjects to choose from. These include the following subjects:

  • Business communication
  • Exam preparation
  • Pronunciation
  • Grammar workshops
  • Vocabulary development
  • Presentation skills
  • Media studies
  • Research skills
  • University studies



Course structure

20 General English, Exam Preparation, Business Communication lessons.
8 Elective lessons each week. Choose from:

  • Grammar skills
  • Vocabulary
  • Conversation skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Business communication
  • Choose 1 or 2 electives per week.  You can change electives every 4 weeks if you wish.

Teaching method

All lessons are taught the Embassy way, with full in-class participation, group work, pair work, and class discussions. Bear in mind that exam classes also necessitate a certain amount of solo work and mock examinations. Students are expected to be dedicated and to work to the best of their abilities.

You can be confident that Embassy’s professional, qualified teachers will respond to the needs of the class, using an assortment of learning materials and techniques. You'll be expected to complete daily homework assignments and sample tests.

Technology in the classroom

You will have access to the modern technologies on offer to help your language learning experience. These include interactive whiteboards and captivating online learning environments. It is all part of bringing your language learning experience alive and ensures that your learning experience will be a positive one. All text books and materials are provided on this course. You may wish to purchase additional supporting books, although they are not essential.

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