Intensive 4-Week

This Program Is For

  • English learners at a high beginner level and above
  • Learners who want to study the English language for academic, professional, or personal goals
  • Individuals interested in a short-term English program

Program Features

  • Advance your English language skills in 4 weeks
  • Meet Boston University students and English language learners from around the world
  • Experience life on a university campus through Boston University student activities


  • Take language skills courses in 1 of 4 instructional levels:
    • Elementary
    • Intermediate
    • High Intermediate
    • Advanced
  • Develop your English proficiency by taking courses in reading and writing and speaking and listening
  • Choose from elective courses in areas such as business communication, media news, or Boston and American culture
  • Develop skills for global competency and intercultural communication including teamwork, problem solving, critical thinking, and more
  • Join activities such as team research projects, guest speakers, and field trips

Studying at CELOP allowed me to interact with people from all over the world.

I liked the way the teachers made all the students participate in the class because I think that this helped a lot to get us to know each other and to create a “family”. 

Gianluca Follega, Italy

Class Schedule

Students participate in 2 morning skills classes and 1 afternoon elective class (either Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday) per week:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 – 12:00 Speaking & Listening Reading & Writing Speaking & Listening Reading & Writing Speaking & Listening
13:30 – 16:00 Elective Elective
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Key Facts


20 Hours


4 Weeks


Summer II



BU Housing

Summer Only

Required Proficiency Level

  • High beginner or above

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum age 17 years
  • Senior in high school or high school graduate
  • Able to understand, speak, write, and read simple expressions for basic needs

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