English schools in the USA and Canada
As qualified instructors, we combine Canadian cultural experiences, English language immersion, and instruction to create a well-rounded program. Our friendly homestay atmosphere makes learning fun. Located in Maitland, Nova Scotia, our home is a heritage property and a unique place to stay.
Our regular program includes:
3 meals per day (at home and while sightseeing)
Homestay accommodation in your instructors' home
Overnight accommodation during program-related travel
Pickup and drop-off at Halifax International Airport
15 hours/week of organized "English as a Second Language" based activities
Interactive language learning ( homestay activities, community events, sightseeing)
Transportation and admission to all program-related activities and events
All program-related materials and supplies
In-home access to e-mail and Internet
English immersion in everyday Canadian home life
Activities are different each week according to:
the time of year you arrive
which festivals and events are taking place
your interests and hobbies
availability of outside classes or instructors
seasonal schedule at "Howe House"
improve English communication skills
expose you to Nova Scotian and Canadian heritage and culture
provide entertainment and a variety of experiences
Sample activities may include:
cultural: family activities, museums, festivals, live theatre, concerts, sporting events...
physical: gardening, golfing, skiing, tidal bore rafting, horseback riding, camping...
travel: day trips/overnight trips in Nova Scotia
social: community activities, art classes, crafts, shopping, parties, volunteering...
seasonal: Valentine's Day, Easter, Canada Day, Halloween, Christmas, New Years...