English for Individual Professions
- Boston, USA
English for Individual Professions
Tutors are experienced, skilled trainers who demand excellence to ensure that participants meet and exceed their expectations in both English and professional development. Academic rigour, the spirit of debate and intellectual agility help students to gain confidence and fluency.
The nature of the tutorial provides participants with a learning experience tailored to their individual needs, whilst tutors push students to achieve to the maximum of their potential, and set milestones and goals for each student, with constant evaluation. This sets the pace for each learner to surpass their academic expectations and achieve more than they thought possible.
Multiple tutors are assigned to each learner to expose them to a range of pedagogic approaches, accents and worldviews.
Objective of the stay
To master the language for specific professional purposes.
Intensive for accelerated progress for specific purpose is more than one to one lessons, this method coaches the learner and creates strategies to identify obstacles and realise the personal ambitions of the learner.
Intensive tutorial sessions are tailored to meet the precise needs of the learner, and can include a focus on exam preparation or English for specific professional purposes including law, medicine, finance and engineering.
Achievement of a specific professional goal.
Homestay accommodation is provided for all learners on a half-board basis. Homestay arrivals the Sunday before the course begins, and departures the Saturday after the course ends.
The experience of living in Boston
Boston Logan Airport is situated on the outskirts of the city, approximately 7km from OISE Boston.
Boston is a diverse and vibrant city, one of the oldest in the United States; and yet one of the most creative and forward-thinking.
Host to many world-class universities, a booming pharmaceutical industry, and several Fortune 500 companies, Boston is an ideal place for university students and professionals to reach for the highest levels of English proficiency.
With a history spanning over almost 400 years, Boston is one of the most culturally-rich cities in the United States. Having been site to several defining moments of the nation’s history, Boston offers visitors a wealth of museums and places of historical importance where they are able to gain a deep understanding of the city and its history and culture.
Music and the arts are well-supported in Boston, and students have a wide range of cultural entertainment to choose from, including world-class orchestras, ballets, theaters and galleries.
The cultural programme at OISE Boston is designed to expose students to the best of what the city has to offer. With a history spanning over almost 400 years, Boston is one of the most culturally-rich cities in the United States and students are exposed to this wealth of history through walking tours, visits to museums and galleries and trips to historic landmarks such as the USS Constitution ship. Students also benefit from the academic side to the city, and are able to visit the Harvard campus and participate in the unique Boston summer tradition of watching Harvard and MIT compete at the Head of the Charles Regatta, the world’s largest two-day rowing event from the banks of the Esplanade.
The price includes tuition, half-board homestay accommodation, a social programme, all learning materials and a certificate at the end of the course.