Summer Language and Culture Program

Want to improve your English-language skills through classroom instruction and cultural activities in the Chicagoland area? Join us for a four-week or eight-week summer language and culture program!

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  • Experienced instructors with master’s degrees in teaching English
  • 16 hours per week of English instruction
  • Oral skills and practical reading/writing classes based on exciting topics, including:
    • Travel/Tourism
    • Nature
    • Chicago/Northwest Indiana History/Geography
    • Important People and Events in the United States
    • Science/Technology
  • Apartment-style housing in campus dormitories with kitchens
  • Two meals per day in the campus cafeteria
  • American buddy
  • Campus activities and class visits/tours
  • Eight field trips to Chicagoland sites


  • $3500 for one session (four weeks)
  • $6500 for two sessions (eight weeks)

The program price includes instruction, two meals per day, housing, transportation and field trips. $200 reserves your spot in the program, and $175 is applied to your program price when you arrive on campus!

Summer 2020 Dates

  • Session One: June 15 to July 10
  • Session Two: July 13 to August 7


We offer two four-week sessions for both low-intermediate learners and high-intermediate/advanced learners. Participants may apply for either one or both summer sessions.

Participants in the short-term language and culture program can receive a certificate of completion or participation, but they do not receive official grades and do not progress through the English Language Program levels. This program is separate from the CEA-accredited English Language Program.



Student Handbook

From placement testing to field trips, find all of the information you need in our student handbook.

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