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Academic English Studies

Program Information

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    Summer English Program for ages 15 - 17

Academic and Program Information

Education USA Academy at Lewis & Clark is for high-intermediate to advanced international and third-culture students interested in improving their academic English skills while learning what it means to be a leader. Topics include leadership, intercultural training, and the entrepreneurial mindset.  Join Lewis & Clark, a small liberal arts campus with the vision to engage the next generation of global thinkers and leaders.  Visit other schools and institutions and begin the process for applying to universities or colleges in the U.S.  Explore the vibrant city of Portland and the natural beauty of Oregon on weekend trips.

20 hours of class time per week includes:

  • academic English
  • reading and writing
  • note taking, lectures
  • presentations and discussion
  • library and resource research
  • study skills and time management
  • begin the process of applying to American universities
Sample Schedule Monday-Friday
8:00-8:45 a.m. Breakfast
9:00-12:30 a.m. Morning Classes
12:30-1:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30-2:45 p.m. Afternoon Classes
3:00-4:30 p.m. Academic Workshop
5:00-6:00 p.m. Dinner
6:00-7:30 p.m. Outside Group Activity
7:30-8:30 p.m. Homework Hour
8:30-9:00 p.m. Free time
9:00-11:00 p.m. Dorm Activities, Floor Meetings, etc. 
11:00 p.m. Lights Out

NOTE:  On Campus Visit Field trip days, afternoon class and workshop sessions will not be held. 


 Culture and American Life

  • activities in the community
  • conversation friends and families
  • museums, soccer games
  • beaches, hiking, waterfalls

The EducationUSA Academy at Lewis & Clark provides conversation partners and families for each student. These are opportunities to practice English with native speakers and to learn more about American culture. There will be American students on campus to meet for socializing.


Field Trips 2016

The field trips for 2017 will be organized soon.  Here is a list of what we did in 2016: