English summer courses with ILI

Summer is a great time to study English in the USA! Our lively summer English courses get you speaking English with diverse classmates, welcoming local residents, and friendly staff. The friendly city of Northampton, Massachusetts, USA offers the culture, community, and resources for an enriching and educational English immersion experience.

Our intensive summer English classes teach you essential English skills to meet your personal, professional, and academic goals. You can enjoy the comfortable weather, beautiful nature, and outdoor events of the northeast area of the United States while taking summer English classes for international students.

Summer English Language Lessons at ILI

English summer courses for international students strike the right balance between classroom academics and outdoor fun. While enrolled in summer English classes in Northampton, you can access free world-class libraries one day and hike a pine-green mountain the next day.

By taking summer English courses in Massachusetts in the US, you can learn English for your career, experience cultural events, and connect with a welcoming community. Northampton offers all sorts of outdoor summertime activities, like music concerts, farmer markets, and sporting events. While enrolled in English summer courses, you can visit famous museums, dine at local restaurants and cafes, and attend popular festivals.

Our options for English language summer courses include online or in-person private English tutorials as well as our Intensive English Program with a University Pathways track. Whether you prefer to learn English in private classes or a small group, live-online, face-to-face in our school in Northampton, Massachusetts, USA, we have options for you! We can even visit you in your workplace (online or in real life) to deliver custom summer English classes for your company or association.

Summer English course options with ILI

The Intensive English Program

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Our intensive English program delivers 21 hours of class time per week with intakes every four weeks. It’s friendly and fun and you’re welcome.

Private English Lessons

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Choose Private English Classes for exclusive one-on-one time with your teacher, or add them to your Intensive English Program for an extra boost.

University Pathways Program

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Our intensive English program delivers 21 hours of class time per week with intakes every four weeks. It’s friendly and fun and you’re welcome.

Intensive English Summer courses in Northampton, Massachusetts, USA

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We offer English summer courses on-campus in downtown Northampton, where you can enjoy weather, facilities, and friends.

ILI is known for its fun and creative approach to teaching and learning languages. Our dynamic classes consist of hands-on communicative activities to get you speaking and using the language right away. 

Our expertise and passion shine through in every lesson and we’re very proud of our English teaching team. 

Classes meet everyday Monday-Friday for a total of 21 hours in class. The location of Downtown Northampton offers both the fun of a city and the friendliness of town. As a student, you not only learn language and cultural skills but also join a warm, supportive community. 

If you’re interested in improving your English skills this summer, ILI’s English summer courses are a great option to consider! 

Private English Summer courses – online and in-person

At ILI, we offer private English lessons in addition to our intensive English summer courses. 

Our private lessons are tailored to your individual needs and goals, allowing you to progress at your own pace and focus on the areas that are most important to you.

Whether you’re looking to improve your conversational skills, prepare for an exam, or simply learn more about the English language and culture, our experienced instructors will work with you to create a personalized learning plan. 

Contact us today to learn more about our private English lessons and how they can help you achieve your language learning goals! 

University Pathways Program

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In the University Pathways Track of the Intensive English Program (IEP) at ILI, you get individual help to prepare you for college.

You will learn important skills like writing essays, speaking in class, giving presentations, discussing with peers, teamwork, research, and critical thinking in your IEP classes. Focus on these important skills instead of just studying for tests and grammar!

ILI works with 12 local colleges and universities. Students in this program don’t need to take TOEFL iBT, IELTS, or other English tests. They get a special recommendation that satisfies English requirements for partner universities, saving them from taking extra ESL tests when are teachers see that they are ready to enroll. ILI also partners with affordable community colleges, like Greenfield and Holyoke Community Colleges, giving students more options.

Our teachers

All of our English teachers are skilled professionals with Master’s Degrees or TESOL certificates. ILI is also a teacher training centre, which means ILI’s staff are always mindful of the latest approaches to Spanish language teaching, making your life as easy as possible.


“My teacher is the best teacher I have ever had. She always find the way makes class fun and she always makes us to use the things that we learn. Every morning I felt her energy and her will to teach. Whenever I ask something she searched for it and helped me. She is more than a teacher to me.”

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