English for Speakers of Other Languages at UC Berkeley

English and global leadership in the technology hub of Silicon Valley

Summer Springboard program located on the campus of UC Berkeley

Program Highlights

Discover UC Berkeley 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
Improve oral, written, and presentational skills while discussing global challenges facing our world
Practice conversation skills and immerse yourself with American teens during daily activities and weekend trips
diverse group of students sitting outside

Residential Price: $5,498

Extended Commuter Price: $3,598

Commuter Price: $2,998


Session 2: July 3-July 15, 2022 (Enrollment closed)

Session 3: July 17-July 29, 2022 (Enrollment closed)


Berkeley, CA

Course Overview

Imagine learning English, living with other American teens, and discovering all the innovations and technology advancements of SF and Silicon Valley!

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. Students will not only learn inside the classroom with a knowledgable instructor, but also outside the classroom with new American friends!

Excursions at UC Berkeley – Students will have an opportunity to put their English skills to the test with excursions to San Francisco, Six Flags, Oracle Stadium, and businesses on visits alongside other courses.

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Summer Springboard Pre-College Summer Program