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NESE - The New England School of English

36 John F. Kennedy St, Cambridge, MA 02138

NESE’s unique approach is based on educational research, the result of an analysis that NESE’s founder (and current president) conducted while completing her graduate degree at Harvard University. Her examination of effective school and classroom environments allowed her to create NESE, a school that is guided by its commitment to excellence in the classroom, its respect for all peoples, its belief in each student’s ability to succeed, and its recognition that each student’s specific needs and goals are critical to his success.

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School location

Special offers

30% discount on all NESE bookings. Location: NESE, Harvard Square. Applicable Booking Dates: June 17th, 2020 - June 16th, 2021. Applicable Study Dates: All NESE, Harvard Square sessions in the future - no time limit. Please note that this discount is for tuition only. Housing is excluded.

General Information

  • COVID-19 school operational status: Effective Tuesday, March 17th, all NESE classes moved online (https://onlineclasses.nese.edu). We are delighted to say that NESE, Harvard Square will soon be open again! When: Monday, August 31, 2020.
  • Minimum age of students: 4
  • Lesson duration: 90 min
  • Maximum class size: 14
  • Average number of students in group: 8
  • Number of classrooms: 34
  • School's foundation year: 1990
  • Level placement test on the first day: yes
  • The nearest airport: Boston Logan International Airport
  • Distance from the nearest airport: 13 km
  • School opening times: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • School closed on national and regional holidays: 24.08.2020, 25.08.2020, 26.08.2020, 27.08.2020, 28.08.2020, 07.09.2020, 26.11.2020, 21.12.2020, 22.12.2020, 23.12.2020, 24.12.2020, 25.12.2020, 26.12.2020, 27.12.2020, 28.12.2020, 29.12.2020, 30.12.2020, 31.12.2020, 01.01.2021, 18.01.2021, 26.04.2021, 27.04.2021, 28.04.2021, 29.04.2021, 30.04.2021
  • Distance from the airport: BOS Boston Logan International Airport 13 km

Facilities

  • Free WIFI
  • Printer for student use
  • Computer lab
  • Self study room
  • Lounge with TV

Facilities for disabled people

  • Reception adapted for the disabled
  • Classrooms adapted for the disabled

Classroom equipment

  • Interactive whiteboard in some classrooms
  • Air conditioning in all classrooms
  • Heating in all classrooms

The price includes

  • Free certificate of course attendance
  • WIFI Internet at school
  • Language level placement test on the first day at school
  • Language test before the course
  • Organized activities at school

Course materials:

To be purchased at the school for an extra charge of 140 / month (maximum) US$

Leisure activities

Activities Included / at extra cost Distance from school
Skating Extra US$ 2,7 km
Yoga Extra US$ 2,7 km
Basketball Extra US$ 2,7 km
Swimming Extra US$ 0,3 km
Volleyball Extra US$ 2,7 km
Squash Extra US$ 2,7 km

Courses

Semi-Intensive Legal English

Minimum course length in weeks 4
Maximum course length in weeks 4
lessons per week 14
Lesson duration 90 min
Price per week based on 4 weeks
Price: 488 US$
514 US$
Minimum age of students 18
Average number of students in group 8
Maximum group size 14
Certificate of course attendance yes


Supplements

NESE Health Insurance (optional) 160 US$ one-off
Express Courier (required / non-refundable) 90 US$ one-off

Course description

Semi-Intensive Legal English. 

In this course, students are introduced to the American judicial and legislative systems. 

09:00 to 10:30 - Grammar & Idioms. 
11:00 to 12:30 - Conversation & Listening OR Business Communication OR Business Communication for Professionals. 
03:30 to 05:00 - Legal English.

Course levels

Upper Intermediate - Level B2, Advanced - Level C1, Proficient - Level C2

Required minimum language level

Upper Intermediate - Level B2

Course hours

84

Course start dates

04.01.2021, 27.06.2021, 26.07.2021
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Intensive Legal English

Minimum course length in weeks 4
Maximum course length in weeks 4
lessons per week 19
Lesson duration 90 min
Price per week based on 4 weeks
Price: 609 US$
641 US$
Minimum age of students 18
Average number of students in group 8
Maximum group size 14
Certificate of course attendance yes


Supplements

NESE Health Insurance (optional) 160 US$ one-off
Express Courier (required / non-refundable) 90 US$ one-off

Course description

Intensive Legal English. 

In this course, students are introduced to the American judicial and legislative systems. 

09:00 to 10:30 - Grammar & Idioms. 
11:00 to 12:30 - Conversation & Listening OR Business Communication OR Business Communication for Professionals. 
01:45 to 03:15 - Reading & Writing OR R&W for Business OR R&W for Business for Professionals. 
03:30 to 05:00 - Legal English.

Course levels

Upper Intermediate - Level B2, Advanced - Level C1, Proficient - Level C2

Required minimum language level

Upper Intermediate - Level B2

Course hours

114

Course start dates

04.01.2021, 28.06.2021, 26.07.2021
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Legal English + Reading & Writing

Minimum course length in weeks 4
Maximum course length in weeks 4
lessons per week 9
Lesson duration 90 min
Price per week based on 4 weeks
Price: 330 US$
348 US$
Minimum age of students 18
Average number of students in group 8
Maximum group size 14
Certificate of course attendance yes

Course description

Legal English + Reading & Writing. 

In this course, students are introduced to the American judicial and legislative systems. 

01:45 to 03:15 - Reading & Writing OR Reading & Writing for Business OR Reading & Writing for Business for Professionals. 

03:30 to 05:00 - Legal English.

Course levels

Upper Intermediate - Level B2, Advanced - Level C1, Proficient - Level C2

Required minimum language level

Upper Intermediate - Level B2

Course hours

54

Course start dates

04.01.2021, 28.06.2021, 26.07.2021
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Semi-Intensive Medical English

Minimum course length in weeks 4
Maximum course length in weeks 4
lessons per week 14
Lesson duration 90 min
Price per week based on 4 weeks
Price: 488 US$
514 US$
Minimum age of students 18
Average number of students in group 8
Maximum group size 14
Certificate of course attendance yes


Supplements

NESE Health Insurance (optional) 160 US$ one-off
Express Courier (required / non-refundable) 90 US$ one-off

Course description

Semi-Intensive Medical English. 

This course teaches students common English medical terminology as used in a variety of settings. 

09:00 to 10:30 - Grammar & Idioms. 
11:00 to 12:30 - Conversation & Listening OR Business Communication OR Business Communication for Professionals. 
03:30 to 05:00 - Medical English.

Course levels

Upper Intermediate - Level B2, Advanced - Level C1, Proficient - Level C2

Required minimum language level

Upper Intermediate - Level B2

Course hours

84

Course start dates

04.01.2021, 28.06.2021, 26.07.2021
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Intensive Medical English

Minimum course length in weeks 4
Maximum course length in weeks 4
lessons per week 19
Lesson duration 90 min
Price per week based on 4 weeks
Price: 609 US$
641 US$
Minimum age of students 18
Average number of students in group 8
Maximum group size 14
Certificate of course attendance yes


Supplements

NESE Health Insurance (optional) 160 US$ one-off
Express Courier (required / non-refundable) 90 US$ one-off

Course description

Intensive Medical English. 

This course teaches common English medical terminology as used in a variety of settings. 

09:00 to 10:30 - Grammar & Idioms. 
11:00 to 12:30 - Conversation & Listening OR Business Communication OR Business Communication for Professionals. 
01:45 to 03:15 - Reading & Writing OR R&W for Business OR R&W for Business for Professionals. 
03:30 to 05:00 - Medical English.

Course levels

Upper Intermediate - Level B2, Advanced - Level C1, Proficient - Level C2

Required minimum language level

Upper Intermediate - Level B2

Course hours

114

Course start dates

04.01.2021, 28.06.2021, 26.07.2021
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Medical English + Reading & Writing

Minimum course length in weeks 4
Maximum course length in weeks 4
lessons per week 9
Lesson duration 90 min
Price per week based on 4 weeks
Price: 330 US$
348 US$
Minimum age of students 18
Average number of students in group 8
Maximum group size 14
Certificate of course attendance yes

Course description

Medical English + Reading & Writing. 

This course teaches students common English medical terminology as used in a variety of settings. 

01:45 to 03:15 - Reading & Writing OR Reading & Writing for Business OR Reading & Writing for Business for Professionals. 

03:30 to 05:00 - Medical English.

Course levels

Upper Intermediate - Level B2, Advanced - Level C1, Proficient - Level C2

Required minimum language level

Upper Intermediate - Level B2

Course hours

54

Course start dates

04.01.2021, 28.06.2021, 26.07.2021
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Accommodation

School residence Green Hall

Green Hall offers students a lovely accommodation with single and double rooms. Green Hall is conveniently located in Cambridge near the campus of MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology). It is within walking distance of a grocery store and several lovely restaurants. It is also located near public transportation and is less than 15 minutes from Harvard Square by bus or subway. Designed for Students Under the Age of 30.

Price per week based on 2 weeks
Price: 570 US$
Free cancellation up to 15 days before arrival
Choose a course
Price includes: air conditioning, access to free WIFI in the building, weekly cleaning, access to the laundry room, heating, bedding, phone, TV, shared bathroom
Accommodation from - to Prices based on accommodation from Sunday prior to the course to Saturday after the course
Minimum age 16
Maximum age 29
Minimum stay in weeks 2
Distance from school walking 30 min
Distance from school by public transport 15 min
Extra nights bookable: Yes
Price per extra night 125 / 190 US$
Accommodation Placement Fee charged by the school 0 US$
High season supplement per week 0 US$
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School residence Poppet Hall

Poppet Hall is a historic style residence that offers students a spacious, warm, and quiet environment. Nearby streets are lined with beautiful homes and charming shops, and because Poppet Hall is just minutes away from the Harvard University Law School, the location is popular with both students and families. Just 15 minutes from NESE by public transportation or 25 minutes on foot, Designed for Mid-Age Students.

Price per week based on 2 weeks
Price: 570 US$
Free cancellation up to 15 days before arrival
Choose a course
Price includes: air conditioning, access to free WIFI in the building, weekly cleaning, heating, bedding, phone, TV, shared bathroom
Accommodation from - to Prices based on accommodation from Sunday prior to the course to Saturday after the course
Minimum age 30
Minimum stay in weeks 2
Distance from school walking 35 min
Distance from school by public transport 15 min
Extra nights bookable: Yes
Price per extra night 125 / 190 US$
Accommodation Placement Fee charged by the school 0 US$
High season supplement per week 0 US$
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School residence Green Executive Center

Green Executive Center is a “Professionals Only” residence, for executives and professionals over the age of 30, located within one of NESE's main residences, Green Hall. It is located around the corner from the M.I.T. Museum and is close to wonderful restaurants and interesting small stores. In addition, it is only a five-minute walk to the beautiful Charles River, close to downtown Boston, and either a short bus ride (or a pleasant walk) to desirable destinations.

Price per week based on 2 weeks
Price: 570 US$
Free cancellation up to 15 days before arrival
Choose a course
Price includes: air conditioning, access to free WIFI in the building, weekly cleaning, heating, bedding, phone, TV, shared bathroom
Accommodation from - to Prices based on accommodation from Sunday prior to the course to Saturday after the course
Minimum age 30
Minimum stay in weeks 2
Distance from school walking 30 min
Distance from school by public transport 15 min
Extra nights bookable: Yes
Price per extra night 125 / 190 US$
Accommodation Placement Fee charged by the school 0 US$
High season supplement per week 0 US$
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School residence Lee Hall

Lee Hall is a "Professionals Only" residence, designed for executives and professionals over the age of 30. It is located in a quiet, residential neighborhood, which is part of the Cambridge historic district. Its tree-lined streets with beautiful homes offer professionals a lovely atmosphere in which to live and study.

Price per week based on 2 weeks
Price: 570 US$
Free cancellation up to 15 days before arrival
Choose a course
Price includes: air conditioning, access to free WIFI in the building, weekly cleaning, heating, bedding, private bathroom, TV
Accommodation from - to Prices based on accommodation from Sunday prior to the course to Saturday after the course
Minimum age 30
Minimum stay in weeks 2
Distance from school walking 15 min
Distance from school by public transport 10 min
Extra nights bookable: Yes
Price per extra night 125 / 190 US$
Accommodation Placement Fee charged by the school 0 US$
High season supplement per week 0 US$
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Apartment NESE Studio

NESE’s “Professionals Only” studio apartments, for students over the age of 30, are located in the heart of Boston’s most prestigious neighborhood, the Back Bay. Historic row-houses (known as “Brownstones”) are typical of this area, and NESE’s apartments are on the garden level of this type of building. The units are only a short walk to Newbury Street, Boston’s most fashionable shopping and café street and only a one-minute walk to the Charles River, with its spectacular sunsets.

Price per week based on 2 weeks
Price: 948 US$
Free cancellation up to 15 days before arrival
Choose a course
Price includes: air conditioning, access to free WIFI in the building, access to kitchen, weekly cleaning, access to the laundry room, heating, bedding, private bathroom, towels, TV
Accommodation from - to Prices based on accommodation from Sunday prior to the course to Saturday after the course
Minimum age 30
Minimum stay in weeks 2
Distance from school walking 45 min
Distance from school by public transport 15 min
Extra nights bookable: Yes
Price per extra night 205 US$
Accommodation Placement Fee charged by the school 0 US$
High season supplement per week 0 US$
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Host Family Homestay

NESE’s American homestay program is designed to provide cultural exposure to American family life in a warm and supportive environment. It is your home away from home. Your homestay family will provide you with friendship, care, and an ideal opportunity to use your English and experience American culture.

Price per week based on 4 weeks
Price: 328 US$
Free cancellation up to 15 days before arrival
Choose a course
Price includes: access to the laundry room, bedding, towels, phone
Accommodation from - to Prices based on accommodation from Sunday prior to the course to Saturday after the course
Minimum age 16
Maximum age 29
Minimum stay in weeks 4
Extra nights bookable: Yes
Price per extra night 90 US$
Accommodation Placement Fee charged by the school 0 US$
High season supplement per week 0 US$
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Terms & Conditions

Registration: 

When you register at NESE, you must bring the following with you: 

• Your Passport and your I-20; 

• A receipt indicating pre-payment for your tuition and housing;

• Proof of existing health insurance if you will not purchase NESE Health Insurance.

Payment: 

Please note that all fees must be paid in full 2 weeks before the start of your first session and again 2 weeks before the beginning of every other session you attend. 

Payment Method: 

Flywire, Credit / Debit Card, US$ traveller’s checks or Money Order, Bank Draft, Bank Transfer (IAT/ACH Transfer). 

Additional Fees:

• Application Fee - Required. This fee is a non-refundable one-time charge.

• Tuition Deposit - Required. This fee is a non-refundable one-time charge. The non-refundable tuition deposit WILL BE CREDITED towards your first session’s tuition.

• Housing Guarantee - Required. This fee is NOT a payment. It is just a Housing Deposit Guarantee. NESE will NOT charge your credit card if you meet all terms of the NESE Housing Acceptance Agreement.

• NESE Health Insurance - Optional. NESE health insurance covers NESE F-1 Visa holders only. It does not cover pre-existing conditions. For additional policy information, please contact NESE directly.

• Express Courier Fee - This fee is a non-refundable one-time charge (required for some programs).

• Airport Transfer - Optional one way transfer. Please note that there is a $60 surcharge for airport transfers after midnight, and on Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s Eve, and New Year’s Day holidays.

Cancellation and Refunds: 

• Application Fee: Non-Refundable. 

• Tuition Deposit: Fully Refundable after Session Starts. 

• Tuition Payment: Fully Refundable before Session Starts / Pro-Rated by Week after Session Starts. 

• Housing Guarantee: No Forfeiture More than 2 Weeks before Session Starts / Forfeiture in Full Less than 2 Weeks before Session Starts and after Session Starts. 

• Housing Payment: Fully Refundable More than 2 Weeks before Session Starts / Forfeiture of US$250* Housing Guarantee Less than 2 Weeks before Session Starts / Pro-Rated Fee + Forfeiture of US$250* Housing Guarantee After Session Starts. 

* This fee is NOT a payment. It is just a Housing Deposit Guarantee. NESE will not charge your credit card if you meet all terms of NESE’s Housing Acceptance Agreement. Studio Apartment Housing Guarantee: US$500.

All refunds are given in the same form in which payment was made. 

If NESE rejects your application, or cancels a class, a full tuition refund will be made within 30 days. In the case of visa denials, non-refundable fees will also be returned. Further, tuition for all future sessions is fully refundable. Please note that representatives may have refund policies that are different from those of NESE. Please consult NESE or your representative for further information.

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