Overseas Intensive Programs

An Overseas Intensive Program provides a unique opportunity for busy professionals to consolidate learning time over a period of one or more weeks at spectacular locations in the English-speaking world.

These personalized, intensive training programs of up to 40 instruction units weekly integrate customized instruction with meal-time training and afternoon social and cultural activities. They are designed to maximize the learner’s immersion in both the language and culture. Participants are encouraged to take tours and to attend lectures and local events so they can interact with native speakers.

ALC offers its Overseas Intensive Programs in California on the Monterey Peninsula and in Belize.  Both are renowned for their magnificent flora and fauna, rich cultural diversity, and outstanding free-time activities. Upon special request, a customized language training tour can be organized at one of our locations or at a location of the client’s choosing.

Any of the ALC Training Modules can be integrated into the training.

Language training workshops in Potsdam, California and Belize which are officially recognized as “Educational Leave” (Bildungsurlaub) in the State of Berlin and the State of Brandenburg: “Global Professional English: Brush-Up Course (Auffrischungskurs)”, “Specialized Communications: Key Business Skills” and “Specialized Communications: Effective International Business Communication”.


Sample Training Schedule

Monday to Friday – Training with 40 units* weekly //  Weekends free

Mornings: (optional)
• 7:00 am to 8:00 am — morning Qigong training

Mornings: 4 units* of intensive training:
• 9:00 am to 12:00 pm — intensive customized training

Afternoons / Evenings:  4 units* planned by the participant(s) as desired.  Choose one of the following:
• 1:00 to 4:00 pm — intensive customized training
• 2:00 to 5:00 pm — conversational training & sightseeing / cultural activities**
• 12:30 to 3:30 pm — conversational training, sightseeing / cultural activities** & meal***
• 5:00 to 8:00 pm — conversational training with small-talk hour*** and meal***

*  one unit = 45 minutes
**  transportation, entrance fees, etc. at participant’s own expense
***  participant meals and beverages, etc. at participant’s own expense