Study in America’s premier academic location
Study in America’s premier academic location
At LAL Boston you can choose from a wide range of courses. If you want to improve your English for your everyday life, General English is the right course for you.
According to the length of your stay with us and your needs, you can choose to attend a part-time course in the afternoon or morning, or if you want to make the most of your stay an intensive course in the morning and the afternoon (you will need an F1 visa if you plan on taking an intensive course).
If your long term goals are studying in an American or British university, or taking a Master’s Degree in order to further your career, you might be interested in one of our exam preparation courses such as:
Lastly, if you are a professional, looking for a course which will enable you to work in an English environment, we have three English courses for specific purposes you might find interesting: Business English (15 hours per week), Aviation ICAO English (15 hours per week) and Medical English (7.5 hours per week). These courses are designed to give you a real in depth knowledge of the topic in the English language, giving you a better understanding of these fields whether that be at a job interview or already in work.
All these courses are taught by professional and qualified English teachers who, thanks to their skills and abilities, enabled the LAL Boston English school to achieve the internationally-recognised accreditation of the CEA.
Our English school in Boston, is located right in the heart of the city, just a few steps from the city centre, and prides itself on being an authentic boutique school.
Its six classrooms with a maximum capacity of 12 students makes it the smallest and most personal school of the LAL family.
LAL’s Boston English school has a very friendly atmosphere and provides its students with comprehensive pastoral care during their stay.
Recently refurbished, LAL’s Boston English school is equipped with televisions and projectors to provide our students with real-life media content to make the lessons more interesting and stimulating, allowing discussion and debate around the latest international news, for example.
It’s easy to get to Boston by yourself, or we can arrange an airport transfer for you.
Boston has plenty of things on offer during your free time and with the LAL Boston English school social programme we’ll make sure you will get the most out of it! The programme changes every week.
After your lessons you might like to enjoy a visit to the Charlestown Navy Yard, which is 174 years old and home to a great many historic ships. The Museum of Science is another popular excursion, or Six Flags Theme Park with its wide range of attractions for every thrill seeker is also very close by. Basketball and baseball games are another big part of the LAL Boston English school leisure programme which we are sure you will enjoy.
Over the weekend, if you wish, you will have often the opportunity to discover the Big Apple or Philadelphia, Niagara Falls or the breathtaking New England landscape that surrounds the city. Please check our social calendar to see the upcoming events or send an e-mail to our team for more information. We would love to hear from you!
During your course at LAL Boston’s English school, you might like to make a lot of new friends at the International Guest House located in historic Back Bay, one of Boston’s most desirable neighbourhoods.
At the International Guest House you can choose between a single room with private bathroom or a shared room with shared bathrooms. There are plenty of common areas and a central dining room where you can enjoy a meal with your friends.
If you would prefer a bit more privacy instead, the Waverly IGH Apartments might represent the best choice for you. Every apartment has four single bedrooms, a shared bathroom and a spacious kitchen, and the apartments are located 45 minutes from our English school in the city centre.
Furthermore, within an average of 40 minutes from the school, you can have a taste of American life in one of our carefully-selected Homestays.
LAL Boston’s homestay programme is the best way to improve your English and learn about American culture. You will have a private or shared room and share the living areas with the rest of the homestay family.
We carefully select and screen hosts to ensure that you are placed in a pleasant and safe “home away from home”. Host homes are located outside of the central area, within 60 minutes of the school.
20 mins by train/30 mins on foot to the school
The International Guest House (IGH) is a great place for students looking to stay in the Boston area. IGH is located in historic Back Bay, one of Boston’s most desirable and safest neighbourhoods! IGH is home to about 100 international students at any one time. Breakfast and dinner take place in the central dining room, a great chance for you to meet new people. Single rooms with private bathrooms or shared rooms with shared bathrooms are available. Bed linen and towels are included. Wireless Internet access is free.
Boston is an historic city with a thriving modern heart. Founded in 1630, the Massachusetts’ capital is one of the oldest cities in the United States and the heart and soul of the American Revolution (have you heard of the Boston Tea party?), which you can discover on the 2.5 mile walking route known as the Freedom Trail.
Boston is considered to be a world leader for innovation and entrepreneurship and a prestigious centre of higher education, which make Boston an ideal destination to study English in the USA.
If you want to acquire new knowledge and do some networking by attending one of the many events for professionals hosted in the city, this is the right place for you!