English language immersion courses in the USA
Private English lessons in your teacher's home in USA

Map of the regions where HLI families are located

Total immersion at the home of your private teacher in Uncle Sam's country! We offer our language stays in the USA on the East Coast from Boston to Miami, in Chicago or on the West Coast from San Francisco to San Diego and Hawaii. Take intensive English lessons, visit the Statue of Liberty, Alcatraz prison or become an NBA champion by taking basketball lessons!

Classic language programme

Includes 1 week full board accommodation + private language lessons for 1 student. Extra lessons US$40/hour

Region 10hrs lessons 15hrs lessons 20hrs lessons 25hrs lessons 30hrs lessons Extra night full board
Other regions US$1,470 US$1,570 US$1,770 US$1,970 US$2,170 US$150
New York/San Francisco US$1,550 US$1,650 US$1,850 US$2,050 US$2,250 US$150

Language programme with activities

Includes 1 week full board accommodation + private language lessons and activities for 1 student, transport and activity expenses for the student and teacher. Extra 5 hours activities US$290

Region 10hrs lessons
+ 5hrs activities
15hrs lessons
+ 5hrs activities
20hrs lessons
+ 5hrs activities
25hrs lessons
+ 5hrs activities
Other regions US$1,660 US$1,860 US$2,060 US$2,260
New York/San Francisco US$1,750 US$1,950 US$2,150 US$2,350

Language programme with cultural excursions

Includes 1 week full board accommodation + private language lessons for 1 student, transport and entrance fees for the student and accompanying person

Region 10hrs lessons
+ cultural excursions
15hrs lessons
+ cultural excursions
20hrs lessons
+ cultural excursions
25hrs lessons
+ cultural excursions
Other regions US$1,690 US$1,890 US$2,090 US$2,290
New York/San Francisco US$1,920 US$2,120 US$2,320 US$2,520


Choose 3 from the following: Millennium Park sightseeing, Navy Pier, Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago History Museum, Magnificent Mile shopping, Museum of Contemporary Photography, festival or seasonal event, Chicago Cultural Centre, Design Museum, DePaul Art Museum


Choose 2 from the following: Tour of Iolani Palace, King Kamehameha’s statue, Mission Houses tour and Museum, Kawaiha’o Church and grounds, Governor’s Mansion (if available) and the historic Chinatown district

Los Angeles

Choose 3 from the following: Los Angeles Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, The Planes of Fame Air Museum, Museum of Art, Discovery Science Centre, Surfing Museum, Getty Center/Getty Villa Museum, Aquarium of the Pacific, Queen Mary Ocean Liner Tour, shopping in Beverly Hills or Hollywood

New England (Boston)

Choose 3 from the following: Museum of Science, Aquarium, Museum of Fine Arts, Campus Tour, Museum at Harvard, MIT Museum, Boston Tea Party Museum, local museum depending on family location

San Diego

Choose 3 from the following: Birch Aquarium, Gia Institute (exhibits of gems and jewellery), Museum of Making Music, Agua Hedionda Discovery Center, sightseeing trolley tour (San Diego Harbor, Historic Gaslamp Quarter, Balboa Park Visitor Center, Coronado Island, Old Town historic park), boat on wheels (tour through San Diego Street + cruise on San Diego’s bay)

San Francisco

Choose 2 from the following 4 options: 1) California Academy of Sciences & Aquarium. 2) Blue & Gold Fleet Bay Cruise Adventure OR The Alcatraz Island Tour (needs to be booked at least 1 month in advance). 3) Aquarium of the Bay. 4) The SF Exploratorium or The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

New York

Choose 3 walking tours from the following:
1) Rockefeller Center to St Patrick’s Cathedral down 5th Ave to Abercrombie & Fitch and Museum of Modern Art. 2) Wall Street Financial District to the Wall Street Bull, visit of the National Museum of the American Indian, Staten Island Ferry to view Statue of Liberty. 3) Central Park to John Lennon Memorial ‘Strawberry Fields’ & Dakota Building, Natural History Museum. 4) Shopping in 34th Street, view Empire State Building, Macy’s Department Store and Madison Square Garden. 5) Chinatown & Little Italy. 6) Harlem: Harlem Heritage Tourism & Cultural Center, 125th Street shops and Apollo Theatre


Choose 3 from the following: Metromover Ride, Little Havana & Calle Ocho, Museum of Art & Design, Lincoln Road Mall shopping, Perez Art Museum & downtown, Wynwood Street Art, Artechouse & Miami Beach, Vizcaya & Coconut Grove

Sport options

56 Hawaii Choose from the options below and add the supplement to your language programme. Price usually includes 3 sessions of approximately 1 hour each (unless mentioned otherwise), hire of equipment and transport

Title Further details Price
Basketball Boston US$290
Golf LA, San Diego, Chicago US$290
Horse riding LA, San Diego US$290
Tennis LA, Orlando, Chicago US$290
Surfing Hawaii, L.A. 2X2h; San Diego: 5 half-day sessions surf camp, summer only US$460
Baseball Chicago US$410

Leisure options

Choose from the options below and add the supplement to your language programme. Price includes transport and entrance fees for the student and accompanying person (where applicable)

Title Further details Price
Dance lessons Hawaii: Hula; Boston: Country Western US$260
Deep sea fishing Hawaii 1/2 day 18+ US$360
Discovery tour San Diego: 90 minutes cycling tour through San Diego + 2h Kayak tour of the 7 caves US$195
Theme Park LA: Full day Excursion to Disneyland or Universal Studios or Knott’s Berry Farm; Orlando: Full day excursion to Disneyworld or Sea World or Harry Potter Universal US$420
Theme Park Chicago: Full day excursion to Six Flags amusement park US$310
Theme park San Diego: Full day excursion to Lego land including aquarium & water park or Safari Zoo Park or Sea World including shows + air lift or Whale watching adventure US$290
Wine tasting San Francisco 18+: Full day trip to Napa Valley, visit of 3 vineyards US$310

Other options

Title Further details Price
Business & specialised vocabulary Per week US$130
Boarding Contact us
Exam preparation Per week US$130
Teacher refresher course Per week US$130
Closer supervision Per week US$150
Special diets Per week US$150
Special needs Per week US$150
Christmas / New Year / Thanksgiving US$150
Private bathroom Per week US$190
VIP Per week US$400
5 Star exclusive Double the published rates


Find out about the various discounts on offer from HLI. Including accompanying person discount, long stay discount and more...

Transfer information

Students aged 15 and under MUST take 2-way transfers unless we are notified that they are accompanied by their parents.