Renowned as an educational and cultural centre, it is also a place of great natural beauty – the colours of the New England fall are breathtaking. LSI Boston is situated in a commercial brownstone building on the borders of Chinatown and the Theatre and Financial Districts.
Many classrooms feature the exposed red brick walls typical of the local architecture. Among the facilities provided for students are a computer room and lounge.
Social activities include museum trips, historical walking tours, baseball games and weekend trips to New York.
Intensive 25+ hrs/wk, General 15-25 hrs/wk, Relaxed 10-15 hrs/wk
Advanced, Basic, Intermediate
Large, 11-20 students, Medium, 6-10 students, One-to-One, Small, 2-5 students
Our range of General and Intensive Courses offer something for everyone – whether you’re looking for a short refresher course (10 or 20 lessons per week), or a longer, more intensive course (24, 25 or 30 lessons per week), LSI has the programme to suit your needs.
All our intensive courses follow the General 20 course in the morning (lessons 1–4). During the afternoon lessons (lessons 5–6) there are a range of electives to suit all levels, needs and interests. Intensive 24 and 25 afternoon lessons run twice weekly whereas Intensive 30 runs every afternoon.
LSI students have a very high success rate in examinations. We will be delighted to help you decide which of the many examination courses we offer is right for you.
Well structured course programmes, small classes and advice on exam strategies from experienced teachers ensure that you are fully prepared when you take your exam. Please remember to check with us that the examination of your choice is available during your planned stay at LSI.
We offer TOEFL, Cambridge FCE & CAE and SAT/GMAT preparation.
Duration: 30* x 50 minutes
15 students max. per class
Intermediate to Advanced levels
Course length: 4-48 weeks
Hours per week: 25 hours
Academic English combines general English with a focus on key academic skills and exam English. The programme includes regular, focussed grammar and vocabulary reviews, which allows students to target their individual language needs while developing their academic reading and writing skills. This is all supported by specialised, targeted, online resources through our online learning system, E-LSI.
General 15-25 hrs/wk, Relaxed 10-15 hrs/wk, Intensive 25+ hrs/wk
Intermediate, Basic, Advanced
Small, 2-5 students, One-to-One
LSI Professional offers Business English lessons taught online by qualified LSI teachers. Our intensive online English courses for business have a problem-solving approach to help with your professional needs.
We provide tailor-made business English courses online for companies, individuals, small groups and job seekers. Our classes are delivered at your convenience and our teachers will help with all aspects of professional English including:
Strategies for negotiations
Recruitment and job seeking
Our online business English classes will cover the grammar, vocabulary and language skills you need for effective professional communication in all areas of the business world. Our aim is to provide complete English language support to help you achieve your goals.
Aimed at speakers of other languages, this course equips students with the basic tools required to teach English as a Foreign language.
Option 1 : Closed Group Tuition
Afternoon option on an LSI Intensive 30 course3 modules taken over 4 weeks
Intermediate to advanced levels
Minimum class size : check with school
TKT* (Teaching Knowlegde test) exam preparation offered covering 3 TKT modules over 4 weeks
Option 2 : For Individuals
General 20 (16.7 hours) plus 5 or 10 individual lessons per week
Individual lesson: 45 minutes (in the USA 50 minutes)
Intermediate to advanced levels
Tailored to the individual
Topics covered: CLIL, Language analysis, lesson planning, teaching the skills of reading, writing, speaking, listening, classroom activities, using resources and materials, looking at learner's needs; dealing with learner's mistakes.
TKT Modules covered: Language and Background to Language Learning and Teaching, Lesson Planning and Use of Resources for Language Teaching, Managing the Teaching and Learning Process. Students will be required to keep a portfolio.
University Preparation courses around the world
The LSI University Pathway Service is designed specifically to help and prepare our students to apply to and thrive at English-speaking universities or colleges.
In addition to intensive language and academic tuition of our Academic English programme, our trained university counsellors help you choose the right university or college programme. They assist you at every stage of the application process, from start to finish. At the same time, LSI’s academic team work with you to design a study plan tailored to your needs and then monitor your progress to ensure that you achieve these goals wherever possible.
Relaxed 10-15 hrs/wk, General 15-25 hrs/wk, Intensive 25+ hrs/wk
Basic, Intermediate, Advanced
5-50 individual lessons per week
Beginner to Advanced levels
Course length: any duration
1 lesson: 50 minutes
Courses begin: every Monday
Age 16 +
Individual tuition is the fastest way to learn a language. Whether you need general or specialised language, each course is entirely tailored to your needs and adapted to your rate of progress. It is the perfect option for those who have specific targets or limited time. It is particularly convenient for professionals and executives preparing for a business trip abroad, or negotiations and presentations in a foreign language. Our reputation for adaptability and flexibility means that your trainers will always respond to any further requirements you may have.
10 lessons a week
Maximum of 15 students per class
Afternoon option on our LSI Intensive 30 course
Course length: 1-23 weeks
Intermediate to Advanced Level
Each module is separate and lasts for one week
Can be part of the ISY programme
Module start dates: contact school
Students can join every Monday
Hours per week: 25 hours
English is the international language of business. This is why we have developed a special modular course carefully designed to improve your business communication skills. In the mornings you will study on our LSI 30 Course. In the afternoons you will study business modules, covering topics such as Banking and Stock Markets, Marketing and Advertising, Recruitment, Sales and Negotiating. You may choose the particular modules that are of interest to you, or follow the complete course to attain an advanced knowledge of business English.
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