English for Speakers of Other Languages Course


Imagine learning English, living with other American teens, and getting a taste of life at UC Berkeley, UCLA, or Yale University!

The ability to speak English is fundamental for real-life success wherever you are from. More than grammar, reading and writing, this program will integrate English language learning with topics in cross-cultural understanding and key global issues while giving you the confidence needed to communicate in English in any situation.

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Learning Outcomes in this course

Learn English and explore other cultures to allow a broader understanding of different backgrounds and beliefs

Participate in a project-based program which fosters teamwork and problem-solving skills

Become an effective communicator and develop confidence and critical thinking skills

Practice conversation skills and immerse yourself with American teens during daily activities and weekend trips.

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