Come study English in America, while living and learning in your English teacher's home. You will speak English only throughout the day. Studies have shown that total immersion is the most effective way to learn a new language in a short period of time.
Our English teachers are the heart of our organization, and we believe that our network of teachers is extraordinary! We are proud that such talented educators have chosen to work with us.
We will carefully select the best teacher for your program. Lessons are custom designed according to your needs and interests. All student programs are closely supervised by us, and our staff is always available to assist. We have a multilingual staff, so students are often able to speak to us in their native language.
Our program is a popular choice for people of all ages.
Young Learners: Homestay learning is a natural choice for younger clients (age 12 and over) who can study and live in a friendly and secure environment.
Professionals: Working adults also favor our program, because one-on-one learning allows them to maximize their study time and address the specific English requirements for their career.
Retired Adults: Enjoy retirement! Adults of all ages are excellent candidates. In our program, they can explore many interesting locations, improve English at their own pace, and absorb the local culture.
We have been in business since 2004, and we have worked hard over the years to build a reputation of consistently excellent teachers and a responsive and caring office staff.
Conversation: Your teacher will spend time practicing with you, until you feel confident about your speaking and listening ability. After your lessons you will continue to practice your skills, sharing meals, and sightseeing together. Most students experience a dramatic improvement, because they are speaking only English all day long.
Accent reduction: Your teacher will help you identify deviations in your current speech, and then provide exercises to help you change the way you use your mouth and tongue. This method plus practice will help you to come closer to speaking English naturally.
Grammar: If English grammar has you puzzled we can help. Private tutoring allows students to focus on the concepts that are challenging for them and not waste lesson time on concepts they understand.
English writing: If you need to perfect your writing skills for college or work, we will be glad to help! We'll not only help you correct your mistakes, but explain to you why they are incorrect so that you improve your writing abilities
Test preparation: We'll help you prepare, whether it's the TOEFL or another English test.
Young learners: Making English fun is essential for maintaining student interest and desire to learn. Lesson topics and activities are planned to hold student's interest.
Vacation with a purpose: Our most popular program. English lessons designed to fit your needs.
Business English: If you're serious about improving your English for your career this program's for you. Practice making business presentations, preparing for sales meetings, answering English e-mails and more so that you're prepared to conduct business with Americans.
English plus sport: The best of both worlds, study English and practice your favorite sport. Possible choices include; skiing, golf, tennis, snorkeling, surfing and many more. Note: not all sports are available in all locations.
English plus cooking lessons: What a delicious option! Learn to make American specialities, in a relaxed and fun environment.
Senior program: It's never too late to study abroad! Many retired people choose our programs. You've worked hard, now it's your time to live out your dreams. Choose any of our programs.
Parent and child program: Share your adventure with your child! You'll be placed in a home with other children. Divide your English lessons, study together, or just have fun!
Homestay only: Suitable for students attending local ESL schools. Attentive families in safe neighborhoods. Available in Seattle only.
All packages include customized activities with your host family. Choose to go see a sporting event, museum, or famous attraction. For outdoor enthusiasts choices may include hiking, biking, boating, or camping. If shopping is your passion, your host will know all the best places.