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Kings, Boston

#1
Kings

Among the Top 20% most popular English schools in Boston in the last 12 months Organized social activities were rated by students as the best or among the top 20% of all schools in USA Average student rating for this school was the best or in the top 20% among all schools in USA
|School Size:

Rating: 5.0/5.0

5.0/5.02 reviews
Quality of teaching:

Rating: 4.5/5.0

4.5/5.0
Social activity and excursion program:

Rating: 4.5/5.0

4.5/5.0
Compact Course - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 15
FREE cancellation
FREE changes
836US$ 795US$
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FLS Boston Commons, Boston

#2
FLS Boston Commons

Among the Top 20% most popular English schools in USA in the last 12 months
Downtown Boston
|School Size:
Covid-19 Status:
School re-opening on 17 August 2020

Rating: 4.5/5.0

4.5/5.017 reviews
Quality of teaching:

Rating: 4.4/5.0

4.4/5.0
Social activity and excursion program:

Rating: 3.4/5.0

3.4/5.0
Vacation English - 18 lessons per week | Max. group size: 15
FREE cancellation
FREE changes
940US$ 901US$
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EC English, Boston

#3
EC English

Back Bay
|School Size:

Rating: 3.8/5.0

3.8/5.019 reviews
Quality of teaching:

Rating: 3.8/5.0

3.8/5.0
Social activity and excursion program:

Rating: 3.3/5.0

3.3/5.0
General English - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 15
FREE cancellation
FREE changes
960US$ 960US$
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LSI - Language Studies International, Boston
|School Size:
Covid-19 Status:
School re-opening on 28 September 2020

Rating: 3.7/5.0

3.7/5.015 reviews
Quality of teaching:

Rating: 4.1/5.0

4.1/5.0
Social activity and excursion program:

Rating: 3.7/5.0

3.7/5.0
Standard 20 - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 15
FREE cancellation
FREE changes
910US$ 872US$
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Tamwood Junior Summer Camp, Boston
Junior English + Activities Day Camp - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 15
FREE cancellation
FREE changes
3375US$ 3207US$
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Pine Manor College English Language Institute, Boston
Semi Intensive Course - 24 lessons per week | Max. group size: 15
FREE cancellation
FREE changes
1040US$ 997US$
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Ardmore Language Schools, Boston
Junior Program Standard - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 0
FREE cancellation
FREE changes
Includes accommodation -
3229US$ 3149US$
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EF International Language Center, Boston
General Course + Accommodation - 26 lessons per week | Max. group size: 17
FREE cancellation
FREE changes
Includes accommodation -
1325€ 1325€
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Kaplan International English, Boston
General Course - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 15
FREE cancellation
FREE changes
1125US$ 1125US$
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Study & Live in your Teacher's Home, Boston
Quality of teaching:

Rating: 2.0/5.0

2.0/5.0
Social activity and excursion program:

Rating: 3.0/5.0

3.0/5.0
Standard Programme 15 - 15 lessons per week | Max. group size: 1
FREE cancellation
FREE changes
3140US$ 2983US$
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OHC English, Boston
General English - Tourist & Visitor Visa - 19 lessons per week | Max. group size: 16
FREE cancellation
FREE changes
850US$ 815US$
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Semi-Intensive Course 20 - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 12
FREE cancellation
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955US$ 916US$
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OISE

Back Bay
|School Size:
American Modular Program 21 - 21 lessons per week | Max. group size: 4
FREE cancellation
FREE changes
Includes accommodation -
3652US$ 3561US$
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Semi-Intensive English - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 12
FREE cancellation
FREE changes
790US$ 758US$
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Most recent student reviews of language schools in Boston

Rating: 5/5.0

5/5.0 | 1 review

AWESOME!

2 March 2020
Course: Super Intensive English - 4 weeks
Student age: 57 years

Ibolya
Norway

Rating: 4.5/5.0

4.5/5.0 | 17 reviews

I want to go back there ASAP!!!

6 August 2019
Course: Vacation English - 6 weeks
Student age: 17 years

Zofia
Poland

Rating: 4.5/5.0

4.5/5.0 | 17 reviews

Serious attitude to learning process. All aspects are thought over: group lessons, family communication. Very good Family. Thank you very much.
Everything is great

29 October 2018
Course: Vacation English - 4 weeks
Student age: 40 years

Ekaterina
Russia

Rating: 4.5/5.0

4.5/5.0 | 17 reviews

The teachers and the ability to make a lot of friends from all around the world!

12 September 2018
Course: Intensive English - 3 weeks
Student age: 17 years

Greta
Italy

Rating: 4.5/5.0

4.5/5.0 | 17 reviews

The Teachers are very professional but also very nice and friendly. T hey are the best English teachers that I had in my experience of school. It was a beautiful experience.

4 September 2018
Course: Intensive English - 3 weeks
Student age: 28 years

Angela
Italy

Rating: 4.5/5.0

4.5/5.0 | 17 reviews

Being able to see music and video

27 August 2018
Course: Vacation English - 2 weeks
Student age: 17 years

Yosuke
Japan

Rating: 5/5.0

5/5.0 | 2 reviews

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2 August 2017
Course: Compact Course - 12 weeks
Student age: 28 years

Giuseppe
Italy

Rating: 4.5/5.0

4.5/5.0 | 17 reviews

Organization, location and activities.

10 August 2016
Course: Vacation English - 3 weeks
Student age: 15 years

Diana
Russian Federation

Rating: 4.5/5.0

4.5/5.0 | 17 reviews

Teacher and staff

21 August 2015
Course: Intensive English - 3 weeks
Student age: 105 years

Dina
Russian Federation

Rating: 3.7/5.0

3.7/5.0 | 15 reviews

everything
Rubén de Haro, excellent advisor, super team, congratulations, recommended 100%

26 September 2014
Course: Standard 20 - 3 weeks
Student age: 21 years

Marisol
Mexico

Rating: 3.7/5.0

3.7/5.0 | 15 reviews

Activity

23 September 2014
Course: Standard 20 - 1 week
Student age: 41 years

Claudia
Italy

Rating: 3.8/5.0

3.8/5.0 | 19 reviews

The location, very central.

9 September 2013
Course: General English - 3 weeks
Student age: 20 years

Martina
Spain

Rating: 3.8/5.0

3.8/5.0 | 19 reviews

The relationship with the teachers, the interdisciplinary availability and use of maieutics.

2 August 2011
Course: General English - 4 weeks
Student age: 19 years

Daniele
Italia

Rating: 3.8/5.0

3.8/5.0 | 19 reviews

the quality of teaching

2 August 2011
Course: General English - 3 weeks
Student age: 28 years

Sergio
Espana

Rating: 3.8/5.0

3.8/5.0 | 19 reviews

Above all, the lessons. They are very dynamic, and you get to practice your oral skills. It really helps you to improve the way you express in English. I met great people, ¡and made a lots of friends!

17 November 2010
Course: Semi Intensive English - 3 weeks
Student age: 28 years

María
Espana

Rating: 3.8/5.0

3.8/5.0 | 19 reviews

facilities and location
The general planning of school focuses on long-term courses, not on short stays like mine. The course did not meet my expectations.

15 November 2010
Course: General English - 1 week
Student age: 26 years

Patricia
Espana

Rating: 3.8/5.0

3.8/5.0 | 19 reviews

Very good teachers. Having two classes with different teachers made the day very dynamic.
The school management was awful, very difficult to change level.

8 September 2010
Course: General English - 4 weeks
Student age: 24 years

Carlos
Espana

Rating: 3.8/5.0

3.8/5.0 | 19 reviews

teacher Leah, nice, friendly and very sweet.
excellent organization and availability of all staff.

6 August 2010
Course: General English - 1 week
Student age: 13 years

Caterina
Italy

Rating: 3.8/5.0

3.8/5.0 | 19 reviews

my teacher Lea

6 August 2010
Course: General English - 2 weeks
Student age: 12 years

Sofia
Italia

Rating: 3.8/5.0

3.8/5.0 | 19 reviews

The teaching method.

5 July 2010
Course: General English - 10 weeks
Student age: 26 years

Irene
Espana

Key Facts about Boston

Boston: Historic Boston is one of the oldest cities in the United States. The Boston area has the largest student population in the country and a lively student atmosphere to go along with. Compact, walkable, historic and clean, the city blends old-world beauty and modern convenience.

Population: 618,000

Elevation: 14 m. above sea level

Time zone: +5h. (GMT -5)

Region: Massachusetts, Suffolk County

Currency: USD

Boston quality of life rating:

Rating: 4.5/5.0

4.5/5.0 (73 reviews by our former students)

Visa: Nationals from USA do not require a visa for travelling to USA and attending a language course. Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.

universities: 21 (rankings of universities in Boston)

High season: July

Low season: November

Average course price per week (High season): 475 US$

Average course price per week (Low season): 396 US$

Cost of Living:

* 100 = prices in New York

  • Student price index excluding rent:85* (15% cheaper than New York)
  • Student price index including rent:81* (19% cheaper than New York)
  • Price index food only:85* (15% cheaper than New York)
Mains electricity:
  • Plug Type A
  • Plug Type B
  • Residential voltage: 120 V
  • Frequency: 60 Hz

Arrival Airport

Logan International (BOS) - 3 km. from Boston city center

Public transportation to city center:

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Every 10 minutes, 4,00 USD, 24 minutes.

Main stops: bus: Logan Airport Terminal A, Terminal B, Airport Subway Station; subway: Airport-Inbound, Aquarium, Government Center, Bowdoin-Outbound

Taxi: 24 US$, 10 minutes drive to city center of Boston

Direct international flights from:
  • Ireland: Dublin, Shannon
  • United Kingdom: London Gatwick, London Heathrow, Manchester

Weather in Boston

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Water Temperature
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Events in BostonBest time to take a language course in Boston

July
Independence Day Celebrations
Independence Day Celebrations

04 July 2020There are special events all week commemorating American Independence, culminating on July 4th with massive parties, shows and a spectacular fireworks display accompanied by the famous Boston Pops Orchestra.

August
Fisherman's Feast of Boston
Fisherman's Feast of Boston

August 2020Dating back to 1911, this Italian tradition celebrates the devotion of Sicilian fishermen to the Madonna del Soccorso di Sciacca. Exceptional Italian food, live music, shows, and contests combine with the religious rites: the blessing of the waters and a procession of the Lady's statue.

October
Halloween
Halloween

31 October 2020Located close to Salem, of the famed witch trials, Boston is a great place for spectral fun on Halloween. If you have time, you could even take the train or the ferry to this infamous town and experience a typical American Halloween night and visit the Witch Museum.

What to do in Boston

Museum of Fine Arts
Museum of Fine Arts
Boston Common
Boston Common
Freedom Trail
Freedom Trail
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    FAQ about schools in Boston

  • 795US$ for 2 weeks is the lowest price for an English course in Boston. The average cost of a language course in Boston is 379US$ per week.
  • Students rated the activity program at Boston School of English as the best.
  • Kings has received the best overall rating in Boston.
  • Stafford House International, located in 38 Chauncy St, 8th Floor, Downtown Boston has been voted as the school with the best location in Boston.
  • Boston School of English was rated highest for quality of teaching.
  • 'Shared apartment - Allston Apartment' at EC English is the best rated accommodation in Boston.
  • You can take courses for just 1 week. For significant progress opt for longer durations. According to a survey of StudyTravel Magazine the average course duration for USA is 12 weeks.
  • The student price index in Boston is 85.36. For details check the city's cost of living section.
  • Students rated Boston with 4.4 stars out of 5.
  • In Boston electricity is 120 Volt and 60 Hz. Plug type A, B.
  • Best airport to arrive to in Boston is Logan International (3.5 km from city center). See information about all arrivals and airport information for Boston.

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