ENGLISH LANGUAGE SKILLS FOR AU PAIRS
IN-PERSON ENGLISH LANGUAGE COURSES
EQUIVALENT TO 36 HOURS / 3 CREDITS or 72 HOURS / 6 CREDITS
Get the most out of your time in the United States by improving your English skills! Learn about American accents, cultural traditions, and travel tips - all while exploring the sights and history of a major U.S. city! Learn to speak like a local using American expressions and idioms. Practice your listening and speaking skills with exciting classroom discussions, workshops, and excursions and strengthen your reading and writing skills with written assignments.
Learning about culture shock stages and self care practices will help you overcome the struggles of living in a new country. Developing your fluency and confidence will help you express yourself, so that you can more easily connect with your host family and local community.
This course is offered at two levels: Intermediate or Advanced. Click here to see which is right for you! Before the course begins, you will also get a link to complete an English Placement test, which will help us determine if the level you signed up for best suits your language learning needs.
New York City: Practice your skills in the heart of it all! Use your English to navigate a diverse city full of different cultures and languages. (36 hours / 3 credits)
Seattle: Explore Seattle's iconic sites as you practice your new English skills. (36 hours / 3 credits)
San Diego: Learn about American culture from our expert instructors and enjoy the laid back beach culture. (72 hours / 6 credits)
ONLINE ENGLISH LANGUAGE COURSES
EQUIVALENT TO 36 HOURS / 3 CREDITS
Want to learn more about the English language and U.S. culture at your own pace? Take advantage of our English Language Skills for Au Pairs: Advanced online option. This course offers the opportunity to learn about everything from household chore vocabulary to books, shopping and food!
You will learn how to take advantage of the opportunities to practice English that are immediately around you. During this course we encourage you to get your host kids involved and allow them to help you improve your English, too! Learn how to tell better stories and use your creativity in another language.
Online: Learn about concepts related to the au pair experience in the US. This advanced level course is open enrollment & self-paced. Start any time! (36 hours/3 credits)