University Preparation Program in New Jersey – on campus

Study abroad program for teenagers in Lawrenceville, USA

This exciting summer program offers young people from around the world the opportunity to share their time between actively learning English through a variety of activities and to participate in other activities to make their holiday enjoyable. Located in Lawrenceville, not far from Princeton and within easy reach of New York City and Philadelphia, ELS welcomes you to the prestigious boarding school campus of The Lawrenceville School in New Jersey.

Designed for young people between the ages of 14 to 17 years, this program aims to give participants a taste of American academic life and the possibility to prepare for Higher Education in the United States or another English speaking country in a camp-style program. The course specifically focuses on the American university system and is taught by qualified teachers, who are all native speakers.

ELS Junior campus University Preparation Program - New Jersey
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English Course

The program is a General English course with a particular focus on the American university system. It includes listening comprehension, note-taking for university lectures, oral presentation, conversation practice and TOEFL®/SAT Prep electives. There are a maximum of 15 students in each class. The program includes three 50-minute classes per day Monday – Friday sessions (15 per week) plus five (50 minutes) expansion activities per week where the students put their language learning into practice outside the classroom.

In addition, students receive and introduction to the U.S. University system through in-class instruction and tours to area Universities.  These visits allow students to experience firsthand what it could be like to attend a University in the USA, learn about the admissions process, and gain insight into selecting the best University for their goals and needs.

Activities during the week

Supervised activities include on-campus games and teambuilding exercises as well as late afternoon and evening excursions to some of the area’s premier shopping and tourist attractions, combined with educational field trips. All activities are supervised by experienced, trained and vetted ELS staff members.

Weekend Excursions

Supervised excursions include a New York City tour, Statue of Liberty, Philadelphia City tour, Six Flags and Dorney Amusement Park

Accommodation

The campus offers a mixture of double, triple and quadruple rooms. 19 meals per week are included in the program cost.

Sunday

Arrive in Lawrenceville

Monday

Welcome party and level test

Tuesday

Statue of Liberty

Wednesday

Bowling

Thursday

Visit to Princeton University

Friday

Major League Baseball game

Saturday

New York City tour

This information is given as an example. On-site activities may be different.

Program Dates and Cost

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Session 1 - 3 weeks

June 29 - 19 July, 2014

4380 USD

Session 2 - 3 weeks

July 20 - August 9, 2014

4380 USD


Included in Cost

  • 15 50-minute classes plus 5 50-minute expansion activities per week

  • Course materials

  • Campus residence housing – doubles, triples or quads

  • 19 meals per week

  • ELS medical insurance

  • Roundtrip airport transfers from/to Philadelphia or Newark Airports (New York JFK Airport transfers can be provided for an additional roundtrip fee of $325)

  • Full program of social activities and weekend excursions

  • ELS tote bag, USB bracelet, T-shirt, beach towel and lanyard

  • ELS Certificate of attendance

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