Frequently Asked Questions


The American English Program at OISE Boston teaches in groups of no more than 4 students. 


Student nationalities on all courses are a mix of students from Europe, Asia and all around the world.

Yes, all course fees are refunded in full if the student has to cancel the course due to Covid-19.




An intensive one week course will deliver progress in accuracy and confidence. This can be accelerated if individual lessons are incorporated into the week of study.

Yes, one-to-one online lessons with an OISE tutor are available. 


OISE schools are modern, purpose-designed learning spaces. Schools are equipped with classrooms for group and tutorial classes, independent study spaces, IT facilities and common areas with refreshments.

There is wifi in every school..


There are three cultural activities per week including walking tours, museum visits, music recitals etc.


Homestays are carefully chosen for the warmth of the host’s personality and their genuine interest in hosting international students

Professionals or retired people or young families


A taxi service can be arranged to greet you at the airport and take you to your accommodation address.

Yes, Boston is well connected by public transport.


In case of hospitalisation, OISE will contact the learner's repatriation insurance to request care.

If you are taking medication/require ongoing treatment, it is necessary to inform the adviser before departure so that the information is relayed to the OISE team on the spot. For air travel a prescription is needed to transport the drugs.