English Conversation & Culture Program

The English Language Center (ELC) program designed especially for Au Pairs.


English Culture and Conversation participants
Conversation and culture students on a scavenger hunt. 




May 28th - August 9th: Listening & Speaking Class


  • Encouraged Application Deadline: May 21st; we accept applications on a rolling basis.
  • Placement test required.
  • Tuition: Special discount for Au Pairs ONLY $1000 + $25 application fee (Regular price: $1875 + $50 application fee)

June 4th - July 25th: TOEFL Class

TUESDAY and Thursday Evenings 6:30 P.M. - 9:15 P.M.

  • Encouraged Application Deadline: May 28th; we accept applications on a rolling basis.
  • For students with high intermediate to advanced proficiency.
  • Tuition: $675 + $25 application fee


Weekend classes Dates

June 29th & 30th (9am-6pm)

  • Application Deadline: June 22 to complete required homework.
  • “Independence and Beyond” — Learn the role Baltimore played in winning US independence from England. Explore what independence means. How has life changed for all citizens in the last 200 years.

    **Open to Au Pairs from out of state. We will help you find reasonably priced accommodations.

  • Field Trip - Baltimore's ethnic neighborhoods and Fort McHenry

    Application Fee: $25

    Tuition: $375

To earn a certificate of completion:

  • Complete 16 hours of homework prior to beginning session dates.
  • Attend all 18 hours of class.

 One weekend session earns you 3 credit hours.
** Only for part-time students and au pairs.
* Time subject to change. 

I took the class weekend session, and it was awesome! Cara, the teacher, was really inspiring and all the topics she had were interesting. She taught us a lot about American history and especially about Maryland and Baltimore. We had a lot of fun. I highly recommend this class. ”

Sandra, Brazil