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English Study for Au Pairs

Are you an Au Pair who wants to improve your English skills? Then this course is for you!

In the English Study for Au Pairs courses, classes run five days per week (Monday-Friday) for 3 weeks from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. You will receive 25 hours of instruction per week for a total of 75 hours.

As an Au Pair, you are required to complete six credits, or 72 hours of instruction. Because the program is 75 hours, there are an extra 3 hours built-in so that you can still complete the course if you need to miss class time.

**Please note that all classes will be in person.

Spring 2024 Semester

  • Dates: January 2 – January 22
Length 3 weeks
Days Monday - Friday
Times 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Instructional Hours 75
Cost* $639

*Costs do not include cost of books

Getting Started: Take the Online Placement Test

The first step is to take a placement test to determine your level. Testing for Spring 2024 takes place online.

If you would like to take your placement test, please contact IntensiveEnglish@bhcc.edu.

English Study for Au Pairs -IntermediateAPU-003E

Level 003: The goal of this intermediate level course is to introduce learners to a variety of real-world vocabulary and text in various print and audio media; to help them recognize explicit and implicit meaning and humor; and to train them to generate clear, accurate, well-structured speech and writing on everyday subjects suitable for an increasingly broader range of audiences and purposes.

SectionDatesDays and TimesInstructorFeeRegister
APU-003E-01Jan 2 - Jan 22
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri at 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

English Study for Au Pairs -High IntermediateAPU-004E

Level 004: In this high intermediate course, students, continuing as independent users of English, will be able to understand the main ideas of complex text on both concrete and abstract topics. They will be able to interact with a level of fluency that makes regular interaction with native speakers possible. Learners will also be able to produce clear, detailed text on a range of subjects.

SectionDatesDays and TimesInstructorFeeRegister
APU-004E-01Jan 2 - Jan 22
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri at 9 a.m.-2 p.m.


All inquiries about the Intensive English program and the English Study for Au Pairs program are initially handled by email.

Send Email to: IntensiveEnglish@bhcc.edu