American Culture and Language Institute

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Three decades of ESL Excellence

july 20 - aug. 7, 2020

The American Culture and Language Institute (ACLI) balances academic classroom work with cultural enrichment, offering students an ideal environment in which to improve their language skills while learning more about American customs and society.

Who should enroll?

The ideal candidates for the ACLI include:

  1. Beginner, novice, and fluent English speakers. Our program is designed to cater to each level of English competency and sets the foundation for continued growth.
  2. International students interested in making the transition from schools in their home country to college preparatory schools in America.
  3. International students interested in interim study in America before returning to academic pursuits in their home country.
  4. American students who wish to continue their ESL studies after the school year has ended.

Applications for the program can be submitted as early as Jan. 1st. Applicants are processed and enrolled on a rolling basis until the program is full. You can read more information about our admissions process.

Learn more about ACLI

DYK: Our campus is minutes away from downtown Princeton and Princeton University, on a beautiful 45-acre campus less than one hour from New York City and Philadelphia.

What to expect

Students in the ACLI will:

  • Learn with American students and teachers as part of Hun Summer Session
  • Experience diversity and a wide variety of cultures
  • Work on 21st-century skills, including communication and collaboration
  • Learn basic vocabulary and important phrases in conversational English 
  • Read interesting books and materials that match their reading skill levels
  • Write short compositions about their experiences on- and off-campus 
  • Practice listening and comprehension skills as well as speaking, writing, reading, and grammar skills

Dates and pricing

The program runs from July 20 - Aug. 7th and costs $2,385. This includes tuition, field trips to U.S. destinations, lunch and snacks, and a certificate of completion. Register before March 1st and save $200 using discount code HUNACLI.