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Learn English in USA

Take your English course in the USA, a country full of diversity both in terms of culture and landscapes. 

One of the largest countries in the world, the USA, has a huge range of options for your language course abroad. From vibrant cities to incredible national parks and beautiful sandy beaches, there is something here to suit everyone’s tastes. If it’s natural beauty you are interested in, here you can see mountains, rainforest, deserts, canyons and glaciers. Alternatively, each of the country’s cities has its own character and charm. From the famous big apple, to the glamour of LA and Miami and fantastic culture in Chicago and Seattle, there is so much to discover. 

The USA is famous all over the world for its contributions to popular culture. This is the land where jazz, funk, country and rock and roll were born and where hundreds of movies are released every year by Hollywood. Americans also love their food and, depending on your destination, you can try delicacies including barbecue ribs in Texas, lobster in Maine, deep-dish pizza in Chicago or a classic hamburger in your local diner.  

Going to the USA for an English course is a long tradition, with thousands of students travelling there each year to improve their language skills. Accents can vary widely across the country but standard American English is understood all over the world. 

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USA - Travel Guide


Find out about the required documentation for entry into your destination country. It is mandatory to have appropriate medical insurance during the entire duration of your stay abroad.

Safety and security
The security situation is subject to changes over time. We therefore recommend that you visit the website gov.uk for further information.

Health
For general health information we recommend travelhealthpro.org.uk and fitfortravel.nhs.uk.

Currency: US Dollar (USD)
For longer journeys it can be worthwhile to open a bank account locally, in order to be able to receive also small amounts free of charge.

Tip
During your language study stay in the USA, be aware that tips of around 10% are usually given in a restaurant. However, with excellent service it can sometimes be 15 - 20%. Caution should be taken with the prices, since the taxes usually appear only on the final invoice. Taxi drivers are usually given 2 - 3 USD. If you are staying in a hotel, you can thank the maid or suitcase carrier for about 1 USD per piece of luggage or night.

On the website numbeo you can find more information about the cost of living in the United States.

Voltage
The voltage is 120 volts. Many devices such as mobile phones and laptops work well with 100 - 240 volts . If this is not the case, a voltage adapter is needed. It is best to check the user manual of your electronic. However, an adapter is required, as outlets may have a different shape than your country.

Fun facts
Did you know that natives in the United States are called Indians because Columbus believed he had arrived in India?

 

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