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Stafford House Boston Language School

Address: 38 Chauncy St, Boston, MA 02110, USA
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Description Stafford House Boston Language School

  • Established: in 1986
  • Location: United States, Boston
  • Students age: 16+
  • Number of students: 250
  • Programs: general English, preparation for TOEFL
  • Type of study: mixed
  • Accommodation type: residence, apartments, apartment, host family, half board
  • Language: English.

The language school Stafford House was founded in 1986, and since then annually helps thousands of international students of different ages to improve their English. Today it is a learning center widely known for its high standards of teaching a foreign language.

Stafford House Boston follows the following principle: to organize an educational process for its students so that the study takes place in an interesting form and in a comfortable emotional environment, almost like at home. It's been known for a long time that a safe atmosphere helps to assimilate any material.

One of the ways to create such a chamber situation are small training groups - usually a maximum of 13 people. At school with the students there are experienced teachers, always ready to help and suggest something. Also Stafford House Boston actively introduces into its program various interactive forms of learning interaction that help the students of the group communicate better among themselves, solving some joint tasks, projects, etc.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Stafford House Boston Language School

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from 380 $ / week

Quick overview of General English Course (Standard Course):

  • Age: From 16 years old;
  • Dates: year-round;
  • Duration of the program: from 2 weeks.

About the educational course: The program consists of 25 hours of English a week and its main task is to improve the skills of owning a foreign language: oral and written speech, reading, listening to speech, expanding vocabulary, correct pronunciation.

The main classes usually take place before lunch, and the time in the second half of the day is consecrated with electives - grammar training, work with vocabulary, preparation for exams, conversational practice. Also worth noting that after dinner there is time and leisure activities.

from 420 $ / week

Preparation for TOEFL:

  • Age: From 16 years old;
  • Dates: year-round;
  • Duration of the program: from 36 weeks.

The program of preparation for the TOEFL exam will help international students to prepare quickly and accurately for the surrender. The course is formed in such a way as to balance the combination of the improvement of language skills and practical preparation for the test.

Participants in the course on the outcome understand the format of the examination tasks better and know the most advantageous strategies for their implementation. During the training period, students also undergo intermediate testing.

The training program is formed with different intensity - 20, 25 and 20 hours per week, with the recommended duration of the program, regardless of the intensity - from 36 weeks or more.

Accommodation, housing and food

At Stafford House, students are offered several accommodation options:

  • A residence (from the age of 18);
  • An apartment (from the age of 21);
  • A host family (from 16 years old);
  • A student apartment (from age 18).

A school residence for students is located in a residential area 10 minutes from the central square or Kendall Squares. From here you can get to your school in 20-25 minutes. It is worth noting that the residence is available for accommodation only in the summer - from June to August.

School staff is ready to provide young people with comfortable living and help with the solution of various issues. In the house there is a truly student atmosphere, filled with communication and fun.

Many of the students choose to live in a host family, each of which undergoes a preliminary check on the friendliness and safety of the residence area. The most important plus in this case is a round-the-clock immersion in the language environment. For families, the school also offers half board.

It's a good idea to rent an apartment or apartment, usually located in the city near the metro. In this case, as with the choice of accommodation in the residence, the students will have to monitor the food themselves.

Subjects, specialties, faculties

Subjects list : Preparation for TOEFL

Events Stafford House Boston Language School

Stafford House Boston students receive all the necessary conditions for productive study as well as for interesting leisure activities.

So, with cultural and excursion pastime the Freedom Trail (Freedom Trail) is a walking road More than 3 km, encircling the city. Walking along this path, you will find on the way more than 16 historical places, a lot of museums, churches, parks, and also you can touch the American revolution, having studied its history on memorial plaques. There is simply no way to study Boston better than the Path of Freedom.

Equipment Stafford House Boston Language School

Stafford House Boston is located in the heart of the city, a few steps from the first US public park, Boston Commons (Boston Common). Also near the school is located Fenuyel Hall - one of the most significant city attractions. Today, this building is part of the Freedom Trail and is part of the Boston National Historic Park.

The school itself has everything you need to study:

  • 15 modern classes with interactive whiteboards;
  • Computer rooms;
  • A library;
  • A lounge for rest and co-pastime for students;
  • Wi-Fi access throughout the school.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

International student can become a student of Stafford House Boston at any time of the year - training groups are formed every Monday.

Variants of educational programs:

  • Standard Course (20 lessons);
  • TOEFL Preparation with an intensity of 20, 25, 30 lessons per week.

Some services are paid additionally to tuition fee:

  • Registration fee;
  • Delivery of documents by express mail;
  • Extra fee for the high season for living in a family (02.07-27.08);
  • Meals;
  • Accommodation;
  • Visa processing;
  • Consulate fee of the US Embassy;
  • Air tickets and roundtrip transfers;
  • Bank transfer;
  • Medical insurance.

Extra fees:

  • Registration fee (for a programme/course) 150 USD
  • Study materials 50 USD
  • Other 80 USD
  • Registration fee (for accommodation) 100 USD
  • Medical insurance 25 USD

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

The main condition for those who want to study at the Stafford House language school is to have a minimum level of English (Beginner).

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Recommendations on when to apply

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.
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