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New York & Washington D.C.
Ramapo College Of New Jersey

2 or more weeks / July-August / residential
Start dates 18/6, 19/6, 2/7, 3/7, 10/7, 17/7, 24/7, 31/7

As the state’s premier public liberal arts college, Ramapo College of New Jersey is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. Established in 1969, it is a typical American campus surrounded by 300 acres of green spaces and it offers several modern sporting facilities and residence halls. The best feature of this centre is its amazing geographic  location, just 35 minutes from Times Square.


• Full board, one double bedroom with a shared bathroom 1:2
• Full board, four single bedrooms with a shared bathroom 1:4

Top Nationalities

• Italy
• France
• China
• Russia
• Denmark
• Ukraine

  • 7 Full-day Excursions
  • 1 Half-day Excursion
  • 5 Entrances
  • 2 Days MiniBreak
  • Hard Rock Cafe Meal
  • Broadway Musical
  • American Experience: Cowboy Experience: Barbecue & Hoedown Square Dance
  • 40 English lessons
  • Online placement test
  • MLA Taskbooks: five student books designed for the needs of learners of all levels of English
  • MLA Portfolio: learning resources, daily evaluation and attendance record, day by day topics, tasks completed and material used
  • E-board: a record of the learning progress by monitoring the students’ attendance, the content developed in class, the topics and teaching aids used during the lessons
  • Certificate of attendance
  • End of course report
  • Graduation Ceremony
  • Chit Chat Club: speak and practice the language with our MLA Team

Top Plus Programme

  1. MLA American Experience:
    • MLA Summer Song
    • Cowboy Experience: Barbecue & Hoedown Square Dance
  2. MLA Combo Meal:
    • Two American Breakfasts
    • MLA Prepaid Meal Card during excursions and MiniBreak
  3. Hard Rock Cafe: a meal in one of America’s most famous restaurants
  4. Musical: theatrical show in a NY theatre (admission included)
  5. Seven full-day excursions in Manhattan by private bus:
    • Times Square Tour; Bryant Park & New York Public Library
    • Central Park: Strawberry Fields & Bethesda Fountain; Metropolitan Museum of Art (admission included)
    • Lower Manhattan with a visit to the One World Observatory (admission included): 9/11 Memorial; Wall Street & Charging Bull, South Street Seaport & Brooklyn Bridge Walk
    • Midtown & 42nd Street: Chelsea Highline & Market, MoMA (admission included).
    • Shopping on Fifth Avenue with visit to St. Patrick’s Cathedral & Rockefeller Center; MACY’S; Herald Square & Madison Square Garden
    • Statue of Liberty: Ellis Island Immigration Museum and ferry (admission included)
    • Coney Island: Atlantic Ocean Beach day
  6. One half-day excursion by private bus and support of mother tongue staff:
    • Woodbury Common Premium Outlets
  7. Sport and leisure activities:
    • Support of mother tongue staff

Minibreak in Washington D.C.

Two days/one night in hotel/university residence with standard services and half board, which includes:

  • Philadelphia: Rocky Steps, Independence Mall, Liberty Bell Center
  • Baltimore: Inner Harbour & Fort McHenry National Monument (admission included)
  • Washington D.C.: The White House, Capital Building, Smithsonian Museum, Washington Monument; World War II Memorial & Lincoln Memorial

This is a sample of a 2 weeks Top Plus programme. Bespoke programmes for more than 2 weeks are available.

Many MLA centres operate a zig-zag format, with either morning lessons and afternoon activities, or morning activities and afternoon lessons. During the second week, the schedule will swap to the opposite format. Below there is a sample timetable. In many programmes in the United States and in some in the UK – where the excursion programme is rich – we use full-day lessons (mornings and afternoons) in order to allow for additional full-day excursions.

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