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. 

 

WEEKDAY CLASSES DATES

TOWSON UNIVERSITY CAMPUS

 Spring 2020

Tuesday Mornings: February 11 - May 5

Thursday Evenings: February 13 - May 7 (no classes spring break March 15-22) 

 

TUESDAY MORNING 9 AM - NOON OR THURSDAY EVENING 6:30 - 9:30 pM

  • Encouraged Application Deadline: September 4 (fall) and February 4 (spring) ; we accept applications on a rolling basis.
  • Placement test required.
  • 3 Au Pair Credit hours for each class. 

TOEFL Preparation Class:

February 11 - April 23 2020 (no classes spring break March 15-22)

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

  • Encouraged Application Deadline: February 4th; we accept applications on a rolling basis.
  • For students with high intermediate to advanced proficiency.
  • Tuition: $700 + $25 application fee
  • Attendance will earn you 6 Au Pair Credits
  • Institutional TOEFL Exam Saturday November 16th - $ 65 (fall 2019)
  • Institutional TOEFL Exam Saturday April 25th - $65 (spring 2020)

 

Weekend session class Dates (9 am to 6 pm)

SPRING 2020 

Session 1: February 15 & 16  "What is This Thing Called Love?"

Session 2: March: 28 & 29 "Grammarthon"

Session 3: April: 25 & 26 "Springtime in America" 

 

  • Encouraged Application Deadlines: February 6 (Session 1), March 19 (Session 2), and April 16 (Session 3) to complete required homework!
  • **Open to Au Pairs from out of state. We will help you find reasonably priced accommodations.

  • Field Trip included in each session

    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.
* 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