English courses Grand Forks, United States
Learn English and Study abroad in Grand Forks (USA)
Grand Forks, A buzzing university town in North Dakota
For a language experience in the heart of the United States, go to Grand Forks! This thriving and dynamic city is located in the state of North Dakota, on the border with Minnesota. Residents of Grand Forks experience a high quality of life, thanks to the diverse economy and cultural activities available to them, making it a welcoming city for visitors.
You'll have plenty time to explore this wonderful city. Go downtown and take a stroll along the banks of the Red River or marvel at one of the many historic buildings that line its streets. In summer enjoy the festivals and every Saturday absorb the atmosphere of the markets in the Town Square.
Just south of the city centre, you will discover many historical houses, including the Victorian neighbourhood of the Southside Historic District. If you like shopping, make sure you visit the Columbia Mall, the Marketplace, or 32nd Avenue South, one of the best shopping streets in the city. Take a stroll through University Village, located next to the university campus. American students often meet and spend evenings here, or visit the Ralph Engelstad Arena for a match of Ice Hockey.
English courses at the University of North Dakota
The ELS Grand Forks School is located on the beautiful wooded campus of the University of North Dakota. The university is well known for its faculties of aerospace law, medicine and aviation. More than 240 student organizations are active on campus and sport is an integral part of everyday life for students.
As well as the library, the cafeteria, snack bar, computer room and language education technology center, the campus also includes a health centre and an impressive number of facilities that will delight sport enthusiasts. You can enjoy indoor rock climbing, baseball, tennis, basketball, volleyball, football and squash courts, an indoor pool, a gymnasium, a fitness centre, an ice rink and an athletics track. You will also have access to a music room, table tennis, pool and a golf course (at an additional cost) located near the campus.
The team at ELS Grand Forks also organise several activities and outings every week, whether it be a movie night, a walk into town, an evening show, a concert or even a boat trip on the river.
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221 Centennial Dr., O'Kelly Hall, Rm 2
Grand Forks, ND 58202
001 701 777 6785
On the campus of:
University of North Dakota
On-Campus Residence (exact dormitory varies depending on availability)
The various dormitories all offer double rooms with shared hallway bathrooms. Rooms include access (via ethernet cable - cable not provided). Students also have access to the computer labs, residence hall fitness center and services provided by the residence complex. Linens, blankets and pillows are provided. Students are responsible for cleaning their own rooms during their stay. Self-service laundry machines are available in the same dormitory building for a small fee.