Study English in the American Explorer Program and become confident in your English while on holiday
Varies by center and housing option
12: Beginner (101) to Masters (112)
15 students per class
All except Tampa
15 lessons per week, 50 minutes each, Monday to Friday
4 weeks for each ELS level
*While all programs run in 4-week sessions, students can start on any Monday year-round (Tuesday if Monday is a public holiday).
For the best experience we encourage students to start at the beginning of a session where possible and not to start on week four of the session.
What’s better than pairing your English studies with a holiday? Not much.
The ELS American Explorer course allows you to improve your English proficiency in a casual learning environment, even while visiting the U.S. on holiday. The structure of the course includes English courses in the morning and free time in the afternoon and evening.
If you’re planning a holiday to the United States and want to get the most out of your visit, learning English is a great option. In the classroom, you will have the opportunity to become proficient in English, which will make your overall holiday more enjoyable, as you will be able to immerse yourself in the culture with more confidence. The casual American Explorer course curriculum ensures you will not be overwhelmed with your English studies, so you can relax on your holiday.
When your classes are done in the morning, you will have the rest of the afternoon and evening to explore your surroundings. With centers located throughout the United States, you will have the option of exploring a variety of different areas. This includes major cities, midwest locales and beach communities.
With fresh English lessons on your mind, you will also be able to participate in social activities and interact and engage with the people you meet. Whether it is in restaurants, shops, sightseeing or just walking around, you will have the opportunity to practice English with native speakers in real situations. This opportunity will help expedite your English abilities and help you gain confidence in speaking in public.
The American Explorer course offers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to learn English, while also getting a firsthand American experience during your vacation. If you’re looking for a rewarding adventure, this program is designed for you. To learn more or to sign up, contact your local ELS center or use the form below.
ELS offers 12 proficiency levels (Beginner to Masters), as well as placement testing to determine the level that best fits your abilities. At the end of every four-week session, if you successfully meet your level's requirements, you will move up to the next level. As you progress through the levels, your courses build upon the skills you learned in the lower levels and become more complex.
Option on Completion
* Exact courses offered at each location may vary. Additional courses that may be offered include Communication Through Video, What Makes America Tick, English for Business, Public Speaking, Real-World Listening, American Ways, and more.