ESL for Small Groups

ESL for Small Groups offers structured language learning in an intimate environment where teachers have the ability to individualize curriculum for each student, due to the small group size. Additionally, these programs offer excursions and activities. During the week, lessons are in the morning and activities in the afternoon, while evenings and weekends are spent with the host family. 

Activities generally include local places of interest, municipal buildings, courthouses, newspapers, TV and radio stations, high schools, local colleges, libraries, etc. Full-day excursions are made to major sites in the area of choice, i.e. a theme park, a city tour, and/or a specific place of interest. We do incorporate full-day excursions (generally one per week). All program locations include the same kinds of activities and excursions, but vary based on actual location (i.e. Disneyland in California vs. Valleyfair in Minnesota). 


  • Program Type: Homestay Immersion + Small Group English Instruction + Enrichment Activities
  • Ages: 13-17 years old
  • Length: Three weeks
  • Dates: Summer (late June to early August)
  • Location: Various cities
  • Group Size: Four students (larger groups can be accepted in multiples of four)
  • Chaperone: One chaperone required for minimum of four students, maximum of 12 (please note, chaperones do not participate in activities)
  • Visa: B-2 Visitor’s Visa or Visa Waiver Program Participant Country
  • Includes: Accommodation, Small Group English Instruction, Activities & Excursions, Transportation, Airport Pick-up/Drop-off, 24/7 Support, Insurance, & Administrative Fees

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