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English for Au Pairs

Our English for Au Pairs Program is accredited by ACCET and is intended for Au Pairs to satisfy the requirements of their J1 visa.

Tuition & Fees

Application & Placement Testing Fee   $30

1 Credit  (12 hours)                $100
2 Credits (24 hours)               $200
3 Credits (36 hours)               $300
4 Credits (48 hours)               $400
5 Credits (50 hours)                $500
6 Credits (72 hours)                 $495

                                                                 

*Note: pricing is subject to change without notice.

Classes

Online Only Classes

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If a student plans to take classes online, they must have a laptop/computer/tablet to access Zoom. They will also need a webcam and a microphone to interact and communicate with teachers and classmates.

  • English Communications                       

    • 10:00 am – 1:00 pm, Monday through Thursday 

    • Au Pairs can complete 6 credits in 6 weeks with this class (4 days per week).

    • B1-B2+ level

    • This class is intermediate. The focus is on developing the student’s listening and comprehension skills to communicate in social and intercultural situations. This is done through active participation and the building of their vocabulary and grammar in context. The class increases the student’s understanding of American culture and causal interactions using real-life situations.

Hybrid Classes

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Hybrid classes are both available online and in person. Students can choose when and how often they want to come in person and when they want to join online at home.

 

If a student plans to take classes online, they must have a laptop/computer/tablet to access Zoom. They will also need a webcam and a microphone to interact and communicate with teachers and classmates.

  • Intermediate English Communication

    • 6 - 7:45 pm, Monday and Wednesday OR  Tuesday and Thursday 

    • Can complete 6 credits in 18 weeks (2 classes per week).​

    • B1 - B2 level

    • An intermediate class focusing on developing student’s listening and comprehension skills to communicate in social situations. This is done through active participation and the building of their vocabulary and grammar in context. The class increases the student’s understanding of American culture and casual interactions using real-life situations. 

  • Advanced English Communication 

    • 5:30 - 8:15 pm, Monday and Wednesday OR Tuesday and Thursday

    • Can complete 6 credits in 12 weeks (2 classes per week).​

    • B2 - C2 level

    • This is an advanced class. The focus is on developing the student’s listening and comprehension skills to communicate in social situations. This is done through active participation and the building of their vocabulary and grammar in context. The class increases the student’s understanding of American culture and casual interactions using real-life situations. 

In-Person-Only Classes 

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Full-week Classes 

Monday through Thursday

  • Speaking & Listening              

    • 8:00 am – 9:25 am 

    • 1:05 pm – 2:30 pm

    • 7:45 pm – 9:05 pm

  • Reading & Writing                    

    • 9:30 am – 10:55 am

    • 2:40 pm – 4:05 pm 

    • 4:30 pm – 5:50 pm

  • Grammar                                      

    • 11:05 am – 12:30 pm

    • 2:40 pm – 4:05 pm 

    • 6:15 pm – 7:35 pm

  • TOEFL Preparation                   

    •  1:05 pm – 2:30 pm   

      • B2 - C2​ levels only 

Not all in-person classes are available at all times.  After you complete the placement tests, you will be given a list of classes to choose from based on your English level and class size. 

Program Length

Your credits are earned by the number of hours you are in class. Your program length will depend on how many classes you take.

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Start Dates

Colorado School of English is an open enrollment school. We have many start dates throughout the year.

 

Students may start In-person classes at term start dates (every 4 weeks). Students may start online or hybrid classes as soon as they complete the registration steps.

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How to start

1. Apply Online https://englishamerica.classreach.com/apply

2. Pay the Invoice. Students need to pay at least the application fee in order to take the placement tests.

2. Take Placement Tests to Assess English Level. We will send the placement tests via email. Students can take them online (or they can take them at the school).

3. Complete ClassReach Profile. The online school account is where students will find class assignments, zoom links, and other helpful materials. Students will need to complete their profile on ClassReach before starting classes. 

4. Choose Classes. Students can choose the classes that work with their schedule and according to their English level.  

5. Start the program! 

Out of State Au Pairs

Au Pairs from the following states can take a class online:

Alabama
Arizona

Arkansas

Delaware

Florida

Idaho

Illinois

Indiana
Kansas

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

Missouri

Montana

Nebraska

Nevada

New Hampshire

New Jersey

New York

North Carolina

North Dakota

South Dakota

Ohio

Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

Tennessee 
Utah

West Virginia 

Wisconsin

I had an amazing experience at CSE. everyone was super friendly and helpful when I had questions. The hours are super flexible with your work schedule."

 Esti Kopf

A wonderful opportunity to meet other people."

Maria Paula

"The school is always creating new social activities for you to practice your English skills, learn the culture and make numerous international friends."
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