Embassy Summer Tufts University Summer School
Embassy Summer Boston is hosted at Tufts University, a highly prestigious school. The campus is 20 minutes from downtown Boston. The campus includes a modern indoor gym, indoor swimming pool, baseball field, tennis courts, athletic field, outdoor social areas and dormitory buildings. The beautiful towns of New England, popular coastlines and Boston’s quirky attractions are all within easy reach of the school.
Students receive 15 hours of General English training per week. There are one full day and four half day excursions per week. In the evenings, activities such as disco nights, karaoke, fashion shows, talent contests, casino nights, swimming are organized. Examples of full-day excursions: Newport, Rhode Island, Revere Beach, Charles River Walk. Examples of half-day excursions: Boston, Beacon Hill, New England Zoo, Harvard University, Freedom Trail, Fenway Park. Students can also participate in optional excursions: New York, Whale Watching (boat cruise).
Accommodation is provided in single, double or triple rooms in the dormitory located on campus. Bathrooms are shared. The dormitory has staff working 24 hours a day. Accommodation is based on full board system. Weekend lunches are provided as a package. All other meals are taken at the Dewick-McPhie cafeteria on campus. Cold and hot meals, vegetarian and non-pork options, salad bar, fruit, dessert and drinks are offered for lunch and dinner.
TEACHING AND LESSONS
At Embassy Summer, we have designed our English courses so that students get the most out of the classroom and outside of the classroom, with special emphasis on communication skills to improve their listening and speaking abilities.
Our friendly, qualified and experienced teachers use technology and computers at some of our centers to enhance teaching, making lessons interesting and fun.
Classroom activities include role-playing, pairwork, group work, and projects. Students will also learn about their trips and excursions in the classroom and during these they will have the opportunity to participate in challenges to maximize their learning and progress.
Students take an English test on the first day of classes to ensure they are placed at the appropriate level.
- Sports such as football, mini olympics, rounds, table tennis, volleyball and basketball
- Drama and performance events such as scavenger hunts and drama workshops
- Evening activities such as karaoke, talent show, and team games
Weekly lessons: 20
Course period: Summer
Class size: 15
Meals: Full board
Airport transfer: at additional cost – on request
Excursions: Scheduled every afternoon and evening with full-day excursions on weekends
Family programs: NO
Reservation: Group / Individual
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