What is the Summer Language Academy?
The Summer Language Academy (SLA) is a two-week program that helps students ages 13 to 17 develop practical, everyday English skills and apply them in their daily life. Summer Language Academy students learn about American culture and use their language skills in daily outings. In classes, students also learn and practice important study skills while learning about the American education system. During the program students go into Naperville and Chicago communities with their instructors and counselors to develop their skills in real, everyday situations. This program is a wonderful opportunity for students who want to practice their English in a safe, beautiful environment.
Why choose the Summer Language Academy?
- Safe, beautiful environment of downtown Naperville
- Professional ESL instructors with international teaching experience
- Small classes with students from all over the world
- Many activities inside and outside of class help students learn
When is the Summer Language Academy?
|Summer Language Academy 2017 Dates|
|Airport Pickup and Arrival Day||July 18||Families can choose to have ELI staff pick-up students at O'hare International Airport on this day|
|Programming Dates||July 19 - July 31||Program calendar with daily events coming soon|
|Departure Day||August 1||Families can choose to have ELI staff drop-off students at O'hare International Airport on this day|
Cost and Visa Information for Summer Language Academy
|Summer Language Academy Cost|
|Resident Student Program Cost||$2,800||includes tuition, books, room and food, medical insurance, activities|
|Non-resident Student Program Cost||$1,500||includes tuition, books, weekday lunch, medical insurance, afternoon activities|
Summer Language Academy students can participate with a tourist (B-2) visa.
Holders of other visa statuses may be eligible to participate in the program.
Do you have any question about the Summer Language Academy?
Contact the English Language Institute staff for more information: