A Total of 60 Hours of English Language Instruction
Highly qualified instructors will
teach you how to use English in real-life situations. The overall
emphasis will be on conversations in social and academic situations,
and practiced in both the classroom and with conversation groups
and host families. All instructors are from English Language Center
(ELC). Upon completion of SIM, we strongly encourage you to continue
your study at the ELC or in a degree program here at Towson University.
Students will participate in a group setting
to converse with native English-speaking students. This will take
All participants will have the opportunity to watch movies (in English) while in the company of instructors. After watching the movies you will be able to discuss the meaning and ask any questions you may have about the movies.
A Towson University bus will take you to
various locations and events throughout the program with a Summer
in Maryland staff accompanying these field trips.
We have also planned a weekend trip to New York City (extra fee) that includes transportation, hotel, and
Towson University staff.
One-Weekend Home Stay With a Local Family
What is an "American" family? You will find out! SIM has arranged for the most hospitable families in the area to open their homes and hearts to you.
"The trip to Maryland was wonderful. It's a very good experience. I learned so
much, lost my fear of speaking English and have made great friends!"