The perfect taste of US university life.

The course is perfect if your child wants to:
  • Have a taste of life as a university student in the USA
  • Combine general English lessons with lectures, discussions and tutorial sessions delivered by university lecturers
  • Enjoy excursions to world-famous universities such as MIT and Harvard

Lessons and lectures

15 hours of English lessons plus university-style academic lectures per week.


1 full-day and 3 half-day excursions per week, including university visits.


Programme of organised evening activities.

The essentials

Key facts


Age range

  • 14 – 17

Minimum entry level

  • Intermediate


  • 15 hours of English lessons
  • 6 hours of lectures


  • 2 weeks

Start dates

  • 6 July 2020
  • 20 July 2020

Arrival/ departure day

  • Sunday arrival/ Saturday departure

Maximum class size

  • 15


  • Monday to Friday

What's included

  • 15 hours of English lessons and 6 hours of lectures per week 
  • Weekly study skills lecture
  • One full-day and three half-day trips per week, including at least one university visit per week
  • Full-board residential accommodation (including 19 meals)
  • Welcome party and orientation 
  • Placement test
  • Three evening activities per week
  • End-of-course certificate
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Course content

  • 15 hours of English lessons per week
  • 6 hours of university-style lectures on academic topics and the US university system, 2 days a week for 3 hours

Activities and excursions


  • Full-day Saturday excursions
  • 3 half-day excursions including at least 1 university visit per week

Evening activities

  • Organised activities available three evenings per week

Thank you for your enquiry.
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The Kings Admissions Team