Our Boston English school

Boston English school

English classes in Boston

Approach International Student Center is a well established Boston English language school located in Allston, MA – one of the most dynamic student centers in the world. Surrounded by great colleges and universities such as Harvard University, MIT, Boston University (BU), and Boston College, we teach over 200 students every month ranging from 13 to 70+ years old.

Our students come from all over the world to attend a variety of full-time and part-time English courses. A flexible schedule ensures students can start every month and choose classes at the schedule that best suit their needs. We are open year round and offer classes Monday through Thursday from 9AM to 8PM. On Fridays the school is open for elective classes, extra help, and use of all school facilities including the school library, testing center and, computer lab.

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Quality programs at affordable prices

We offer small classes with certified teachers, a monthly calendar of activities chaperoned by our staff, and access to tutors for extra help in our library. Our facilities include a computer  lab with internet access,  a library for students to read and relax, a video room, a game room and kitchen.

Course choices include our Intensive English program or Semi-Intensive English  program, test  preparation programs such as TOEFL, GMAT, GRE and SAT,  a comprehensive ESL (English as a second language)  teacher  training internship, youth programs during the summer and winter and specialized ESL programs for advanced students including the AdvancedAcademic preparation (AAP) and the ESL volunteering experience program (ESLVE).

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Immigration and student Visa Info

In addition to our courses, we understand F1 student immigration regulations. We help our students get organized to apply for a student visa (F1) at a consulate abroad, or to change permitted immigration status to the F1 student status here in the US. 

From the moment you begin the application process, you can count on the guidance of a well-informed advisor who can help you through your particular situation and guide you in making the best decision for your future as an F1 international student in the US. Throughout your course, you will participate in many orientation sessions including US culture and customs, Immigration issues, university applications and ways to finance your education. Your dream is our dream, your success is our success!!

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International student services

Approach International Student Center offers many supporting services designed for International students: You can choose to live in one of our host families, stay at a dormitory or simply share one apartment in Boston with one of our students. Finding housing in Boston is not an easy task, but we can help you with that. From the moment you arrive, our counselors help you getting on the right track.

Many of our students want to learn English in Boston and get ready for tests such as the TOEFL (to attend to an undergraduate program at a University), GMAT or GRE (to attend graduate school); others want Business English and business experience. Approach holds many partnerships with University facilitating the application, acceptance, and transfer process. Students who graduate from our ESL program are conditionally accepted to many Universities across the USA. Our company partnerships open doors for you to experience the American business life.

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Accreditations, Memberships & University Partnerships.