INTENSIVE COURSES

  •  Complete a full academic year course in eight (8) weeks 

  • These intensive courses require 2.5 hours per day, 5 days per week

  • Earn 1 full US school credit 

  • 72 hours of live instruction with highly qualified teachers 

  • Enables students to complete offered courses faster than normal.

  • Students can increase their English level with ESL classes

  • More courses available upon request 

Please note, that due to the intensity of work and concentration required, accelerated courses are for students 13+ years old (with the exception of 12 & Under ESL). 

Students required to have a B 2+ level of English for core courses.

U.S. HISTORY

Studiare sull'erba

U.S. History covers the development of the United States from the early settlement of the continent through the assassination of Abraham Lincoln through the Civil War to the issues facing the country today. 

*  B2 + level of English or higher required

Details:

  • Duration: 8 weeks

  • Classes: 2.5 hours, M-F

  • Credits: 1 Social Studies credit 

  • 72 hours of live instruction 

ECONOMICS &
US GOVERNMENT

Studentessa

This course combines two great topics, economics and U.S. government.  This course is a great introduction to the foundational principles of world economics and an overview of U.S. government.

Topic Highlights:

  • US Supreme Court cases

  • The Constitution & Bill of Rights

  • Structure of U.S. Congress

  • GDP & Trade

  • Aggregate Supply & Demand

  • Inflation calculation

*  B2 + level of English or higher required

 

Details:

  • Duration: 8 weeks

  • Classes: 2.5 hours, M-F

  • Credits: 1 Social Studies credit 

  • 72 hours of live instruction 

HIGH SCHOOL ENGLISH

9th GRADE ENGLISH

High School Friends

This course provides a detailed investigation of literary techniques and devices using classics from American and English literature as examples. It explains how to recognize these techniques and to incorporate them into writing.  It also presents strategies for expanding vocabulary through reading and skills for advanced writing.

*  B2 + level of English or higher required

Details:

  • Duration: 8 weeks

  • Classes: 2.5 hours, M-F

  • Credits: 1 English credit 

  • 72 hours of live instruction 

10th GRADE ENGLISH

A Young Man in the Library

High School English II provides tools for students to achieve college-readiness in understanding and correctly using the conventions of standard English, with focus on literary techniques, vocabulary, and grammar. The course draws from literature classics to give students practice in identifying and incorporating these conventions.

 

Course topics include:

  • Elements of Short Story

  • Writing Science Fiction and Mystery

  • Writing Biography, Autobiography, and Memoirs

  • Grammar and Vocabulary

  • Writing Personal, Expository, and Persuasive Essays

  • Writing Persuasive Speeches

  • Form, Language, Imagery, and Sound Devices in Poetry

  • Drama – Comedy and Tragedy

  • English II is A-G Approved through the University of California.

Details:

  • Duration: 8 weeks

  • Classes: 2.5 hours, M-F

  • Credits: 1 English credit 

  • 72 hours of live instruction 

11th GRADE ENGLISH
AMERICAN LITERATURE

Using a Tablet

American Literature-English III uses the works of the masters to give the student a well-rounded look at American Literature, beginning with Native American lore and continuing on through the Modernist Movement. Sprinkled with strategically-placed morsels of grammar and style, this course enhances the student’s ability to enjoy and produce literature.

Course topics include:

  • Early America

  • Genres of Writing

  • American Romanticism

  • (The Transcendentalists)

  • American Romanticism (Gothic Literature)

  • Regionalism and Realism

  • The Modernist Movement

  • Annotated Bibliography 

 

American Literature-English III is A-G Approved through the University of California.

Details:

  • Duration: 8 weeks

  • Classes: 2.5 hours, M-F

  • Credits: 1 English credit 

  • 72 hours of live instruction 

12th GRADE ENGLISH

Students Sitting on Staircase

This course provides a detailed investigation of literary techniques and devices using classics from American and English literature as examples. It explains how to recognize these techniques and to incorporate them into writing.  It also presents strategies for expanding vocabulary through reading and skills for advanced writing.

*  B2 + level of English or higher required

Details:

  • Duration: 8 weeks

  • Classes: 2.5 hours, M-F

  • Credits: 1 English credit

  • 72 hours of live instruction