Learn about the WMS ESL Program.
Summer ESL Program
Learn English, try fun activities, and discover a beautiful region of America at The White Mountain School’s Summer ESL Program! The White Mountain School’s Summer English Language Program is a four-week program that combines intensive English language acquisition, exciting outdoors activities, and trips to two of America’s most popular cities. Students not only improve their academic and conversational English, but also become accustomed to life in an American boarding school, and experience the extraordinary outdoor activities that are unique to this region.
The White Mountain School Summer ESL Program includes the following:
? A true English immersion experience
? English as a Second Language courses at various ESL levels, from Beginner to Advanced
? Small classes (maximum 6 to 1 student to teacher ratio)
? Caring teachers
? A rich and unique activities program
? An extraordinary location
? Exciting weekend tours in both Boston and New York City seeing top sites and colleges
? An optional fifth week for students interested in learning more about The White Mountain School and boarding life in America
? Convenient summer dates that lead directly into the opening of the school year for many US boarding schools
8:00 am Breakfast
8:30-8:40 Morning Meeting (where the group comes together to discuss the day’s activities)
8:40-12:00 ESL classes
1:00-4:30 Afternoon Activities
6:00-7:00 Free time for playing sports, reading, and socializing
7:00-9:00 Supervised Study Hall
10:30 pm Bed time
Weekends – included in your tuition!
? The first weekend will be spent enjoying the breathtaking local area and all it has to offer, while the second and third weekends will be spent at two of America’s most important and famous cities. These memorable, educational, and fun trips are already included in your tuition!
? The second weekend in our program consists of a two-day, supervised tour around New York City. Students will visit world famous New York City highlights as well as New York University! Students will see a world-renowned Broadway play, visit the Empire State Building, stroll around Central Park altogether, eat in famous restaurants, shop in Greenwich Village, and more! The entire trip, including transportation, hotel, entrance fees, and most meals, are already included in the tuition!
? The third weekend in our program consists of a tour around Boston. Students will visit top American colleges, including Harvard! Students will also have the opportunity to learn about American history by walking the famous Freedom Trail and visiting the historic town of Salem. Visits to an aquarium, shopping centers, and famous restaurants are also a part of this fun tour. The entire trip to Boston, including hotel, entrance fees, most meals and all transportation are also already included in the tuition!
ESL Curriculum – designed for fast and thorough English language learning!
- Reading Comprehension
- Vocabulary Acquisition
- TOEFL Preparation
- Pronunciation and Conversational English
Activities Program – fun and safe new experiences to aid in English learning and learn about yourself!
? Students will have the opportunity to learn exciting activities that are unique to this mountainous region of America.
? Students will be introduced to hiking, rock climbing, canoeing, and kayaking.
? No previous experience is required for these activities, and all outdoor activities are run by professional Outdoor Education instructors.
Program Dates – 4 week program with an optional fifth week!
July 24 – August 21, 2011 with an optional “White Mountain Week” August 21 – August 27th.
Costs – no hidden or additional costs; we include it all up front
Tuition includes room & board, books, activities, medical insurance, and weekend trips to Boston and New York.
Total Price: $5,995