Learning English is easier than you think! The company Home Language International provides unique programs for studying English with living in the home of a qualified, experienced teacher. You will be able to share meals with members of his family, live in comfortable and safe conditions, attend individual lessons, and in your free time enjoy rest, excursions and entertainment. Home Language International was founded in 1979, and today students from all over the world are offered more than 0 world languages in 30 countries! You yourself will not notice how to overcome the language barrier and will easily communicate with native speakers, you will easily travel and learn.
Individual lessons that the teacher conducts in his home are included in almost every version of the program. The topics, intensity and duration of the classes are completely up to you - the curriculum is adjusted to your personal requirements and needs, all wishes are taken into account. The teacher will do everything possible to make the course of training as comfortable and effective as possible for you. Thanks to the individual approach, students of any age and with any level of basic training - both beginners and experienced, "advanced" students who want to improve their knowledge and skills, can learn from the program.
One of the most popular countries for learning English is the United States, and in particular - New York. "Big Apple", a city that has absorbed cultural characteristics and traditions from around the world, does not leave indifferent any tourist or student. Secrets and mysteries of New York can be solved for a lifetime, constantly finding something new for yourself - why not start right now?
In addition to New York, the program Home Language International in the USA offers accommodation in other major cities:
The course provides many additional options that You can choose according to your wish:
English + Sport
Each week, you will find 10 English lessons and 3 sports training, and you can choose the sport yourself! Variants of sports activities depend on the chosen city of residence (the cost is indicated for 1 week):
English + Culture
Every week 10 English lessons are offered for you (a tete-a-tete with a teacher), as well as a large number of leisure and cultural events. The list depends on the chosen city of residence and training: by choosing this course, you can better get acquainted with the history and culture of the US and individual cities, immerse yourself in the language environment, learn the traditions of different regions. It remains to choose a city!
The first option for living and studying in Chicago includes a visit to the Shedd Aquarium, the Museum of Science and Industry, a visit to the Institute of Arts and the Field Museum, climbing the Willis Tower and visiting the observation deck ($ 1665 / week) in your free time. The second option is an interesting excursion (architectural and culturological orientation) on the Lake Michigan, the Chicago River. Additionally, you can choose to visit the Field or Chicago Historical Museum, visit the Willis Tower skyscraper or the Museum of Science and Industry ($ 1495 / week).
In Denver, you can choose 3 events to your liking: visit the Art Museum or the Buffalo Bill Museum, which features the best exhibits and samples from the history of the American West; Or choose a walk through the Botanical Gardens, the Butterfly Pavilion and a visit to the city aquarium.
Sunny Hawaii will offer you a stroll through Chinatown and dine at the Governor's mansion, visit the beautiful Iolani Palace, the museum and the homes of the first missionaries, look at the statue of King Kamameham, the church of Kawaihao and the surrounding land.
An excursion to one of the world's entertainment capitals can not do without a long walk on the Las Vegas Strip! In addition, you can explore the Red Rock canyon, the Hoover Dam and Mount Charleston.
You can choose three events to your liking - in Los Angeles, everyone will find something to their liking! You can go to the Maritime Museum (Newport Harbor), the Surf Museum or the Art Museum, visit the major science center and the city library, the birthplace of the legendary Richard Nixon. In addition, trips are offered to the Aviation Museum, to the City Botanical Garden and Arboretum.
In Miami, you can go for a day to the famous Everglades reserve: take a walk along its paths and groves in the wild, ride a boat along canals and canals.
In Boston, students are also offered 3 activities to choose from: the Museum of Science or the Fine Arts, the Harvard Museum and a visit to the university campus, the MIT Museum and Boston Tea Party, many other local museums, the city's Aquarium.
You can go with a jazz ensemble on the Mississippi River by boat - it's not for nothing that New Orleans is considered the American and world capital of jazz! Also you can see the exhibits of the Jazz Museum and the Mardi Gras Museum, go to the Museum of World War II and visit the large Odubon Zoo.
In this city, the students are given two programs of recreation and entertainment. The first is devoted to Lower Manhattan: the students go to Staten Island, where the legendary Statue of Liberty is located - on the way by ferry you can choose the most suitable angle for the photo. Also, sightseeing groups go to the Wall Street exchanges, visit the Museum of American Indians and Better Park, the World Trade Center memorial ($ 1,725).
The second program is aimed at getting to know Middle Manhattan. Start better with a walking tour that takes you from the Penn Station to Times Square and Broadway, the theater district, to the observation deck and Rockefeller Plaza. There are also walks to the Metropolitan Museum and Natural History Museum, Central Park and St Patrick's Cathedral, to Columbus Circle Square and to Fifth Avenue ($ 1725).
The most interesting places to visit, which should not miss - it's the zoo and a major attraction, "Sea World of San Diego."
There are 3 excursion and entertainment routes, from which you can choose 2 according to your wish. The first is a cruise to the island of Alcatraz, where one of the world's most impregnable prisons operated or is still cruising along the bay next to the beautiful Golden Gate Bridge. The second is a visit to the Legion of Honor and the Museum de Young (they are always visited together on the same day), or a visit to the Museum of Science, Art and Human Perception "Exploratorium". The third is a visit to the California Academy of Science and the Aquarium Steinhart.
English + entertainment
Do you want to feel the full range of entertainment that the US can offer you? Then this course is specially for you! 10 language lessons are provided for 1 week (English), and the rest of the time is devoted to various forms of leisure, sports and creative activities, entertainment and excursions. The fullness of leisure and the components of the entertainment program depend on the city of residence and training that you choose:
Adult students (remember, in the US this means reaching the age of 21) can go to the famous Irish pubs for tasting famous types of beer, visit the famous pubs of the beer - & - bacon format, wine and beer shops and benches, as well as an amazing punk rock bar : Here you can listen to legends and city stories about Chicago.
For students of all ages, culinary courses on traditional American cuisine ($ 1,310) or a full day excursion to the huge Six Flags theme park ($ 1495) are available.
In addition, there is an interesting "gangster" bus tour and a visit to the theater-restaurant: this is the best way to get acquainted with the Chicago sample of the 20-30 years, the culture and music of that time. Students go to the restaurant-theater Tommy Gun's Garage: the cost of the trip includes a direct transfer, music, comedy show and dinner ($ 1565).
Here you can enjoy shopping (5 hours / $ 1310).
Participants in this program can take classes in traditional dance hula = 2 lessons for an hour and a half ($ 1380).
Students go for a whole day to theme parks: Disneyland or Universal Studios. There are also opportunities for shopping in Beverly Hills and walks in Hollywood ($ 1,310).
Here pupils can learn to dance in country style, which is still very common in the USA ($ 1,395 / 3 hours, usually in the evening). You can choose culinary courses ($ 1310/3 hours of classes), shopping (about 5 hours / $ 1310).
Program participants in New York can learn instrumental art: learn to play keyboards or guitar ($ 1475), or select drums ($ 1575).
This is a real paradise for all amateurs of entertainment! You can spend the whole day in a large amusement park Disneyworld ($ 1660), or you can go to the unique magic park of Harry Potter ($ 1830)! This is an opportunity to visit the real Hogwarts, walk along the Casual Lane and go to the "Leaky Cauldron" pub, go to Hogsmeet and make purchases in the "Sweet Kingdom" or Zonko's shop. And do not forget to buy a wand from Ollivander!
Another summer entertainment capital of the United States. In addition to visiting numerous parks, museums, cafes and cinemas, you can take music lessons and learn to play piano, ukulele, drums or guitar (3 lessons, $ 1455), and master various choreographic styles - hip-hop, jazz, tap dance or Ballet (3 lessons, $ 1425).
Here pupils will be able to learn traditional American dishes in culinary courses (5 hours, 1310), and students over 21 will go to the Napa Valley, one of the key wine-growing regions of the country, to wine tasting and lecture ($ 1475).
English + stay at the farm is,
You can choose to study English and work on the farm - 10 lessons + 10 hours of lessons with the teacher's family and meals (full board, $ 1370 / week). Also, there is an opportunity to prefer only lessons on the farm - of course, with accommodation and meals (1 week, 10 hours on the farm, $ 1170). This option is offered in Pennsylvania.
English + seasonal activities.
This course is perfect for sociable and curious students who want to not only learn English, but also participate in the brightest festivities and solemn events of the USA. You can celebrate in the States Christmas or New Year (the cost of 1 week is $ 1445, for living in Florida and in New York you need to pay $ 60).
In addition, a bright and memorable holiday in America is Halloween, which is celebrated in late October - you can choose any convenient time period that captures this date. During the week 10 lessons of English language and 3 specialized thematic events are provided: it can be a trip to an ancient castle, a master class for baking or carving pumpkins, shopping and buying jewelry, interesting tours with ghosts and ghosts, etc. ($ 1,350 / week).
English + multipurpose events
A universal course that will suit students with any requests and needs. During the week, you will find the chosen number of language classes, as well as various meetings, excursions, entertainment and sports.
When choosing a Florida or New York, the cost increases by $ 30.
Universal activities (without English lessons)
Do you want to learn a language without textbooks and synopses? Spending time learning new cities, not new paragraphs? You can study outside the class! This version of the course does not provide English lessons - all knowledge and skills you will receive directly in the process of living with the teacher and his family, travel and excursions. The entire leisure program is negotiated individually to meet your requirements and wishes, all future expenses are already included in the cost:
When choosing a Florida or New York, the cost increases by $ 30.
In addition, you can select additional program options. For example, book only accommodation in the teacher's home (half board and full), or just lessons (the teacher will come to you for individual lessons). English language programs are also offered online - lessons are conducted using Skype.
The cost of the transfer is paid separately: for an adult student = 95-155 $ / one way, for students under 18 years - 100-160 $ / one way (The cost varies depending on the chosen airport of arrival and departure).
The cost of the course is (for 1 week for one student, with accommodation - full board):
1) New York and Florida
2) Other Regions:
Required documents, depending on the type of institution:
|camp / language school |
|private school, boardinghouse|
|Language courses, schools and children's language camps||Primary and secondary education - private schools||Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education||Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA|
| - we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs) |
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
| - we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program, |
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
| - we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program, |
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively
| - recommended submission one year before the start of the program, |
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.