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Learn English in Boston

Boston is an iconic American city that has a reputation for education and opportunity, and is home to over 50 colleges and universities including MIT, Harvard and Boston College. Stafford House Boston is an established English language school located in the heart of the city, close to the world famous Boston Common, historic Faneuil Hall Marketplace and Macy’s department store is just across the road! Learn English in Boston today!



Top 5 things to see in Boston

  • The Freedom Trail

    The Freedom Trail

  • Fenway Park (home of the Boston Red Sox)

    Fenway Park (home of the Boston Red Sox)

  • Harvard University

    Harvard University

  • Boston Common

    Boston Common

  • Whale watching

    Whale watching

Student Computers
45 minutes long
Students in class
Average 11 (max 15)

School Facilities

  • Student lounge
  • IT lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Library
  • 65 " Interactive screens


Stafford House Boston offers a range of accommodation options. Whether you would prefer to live independently in a student residence, or with an English speaking family, we have a flexible accommodation option for you, making learning English in Boston as smooth as possible.

Stafford House Student Residence

Offering you more space to yourself, our student residence provides the chance to live more independently within Stafford House student community, with like-minded people from all over the world.
Just steps away from neighborhood restaurants and shops, the location of West Roxbury residence provides our students a safe and suburban environment with easy access to our school and downtown Boston.


Boston Homestay

Students opting for a more family-oriented and cultural experience can choose a Homestay in the metro-Boston area. This provides an opportunity for a student to practice their English throughout the evening with their American families, and will help them to avoid speaking their native languages with other students.

At Stafford House we do all we can to ensure we match you with your perfect homestay. If you wish to truly experience American culture by staying at one of our homestays, please allow us 4 weeks before you arrive at the school to arrange your accommodation to ensure we can find a homestay experience best suited to you.


American Dormitory

Located In Back Bay; Boston’s most stylish neighborhood. Nestled between quaint shops, cafes and some of Boston’s most celebrated attractions — including Fenway Park, the Boston Public Library and the Charles River Esplanade — American Dormitory provides its guests with ample access to a wide variety of activities.



Meet our team

All of our teachers hold teaching qualifications ranging from certificate to diploma level and are committed to continuous development and share our passion for learning with our students.

  • Briana Cree

    Student Services Advisor

    Briana is super enthusiastic, passionate about education and loves getting involved with student life. Besides working the front desk at Stafford Boston, Briana is also the lead Residence Assistant at our residence.

  • Ece Gurler

    Student Services Manager

    Hi Everyone! As the Student Services Manager, I'm in charge of helping you get the best experience possible at our school. As a previous international student myself, I know that it can be challenging to live and study in a foreign country. Please feel free to come and talk to me at any time about your VISA, status, transfer, refund or vacation questions. I love to travel, walk around Boston in summer, sip my morning coffee while working and reading books about psychology. I can recommend places to go in Boston, just come and talk to me. Welcome to the best city in the USA!

  • Erin Gray

    Assistant Director of Studies

    Hello everyone! I have recently returned to my hometown after teaching English in Busan, South Korea. I really enjoy teaching ESL because it allows me to learn about different cultures. If I am not teaching I am probably watching movies, doing things outside, or planning/ embarking on a trip. I look forward to learning more about everyone!

  • Kimberly Pepper

    Director of Studies

    Hello Everyone! My name is Kim. I am from Winthrop, Massachusetts. For the last 6 years I have been living and teaching English in South Korea. I look forward to getting to know each and every one of you. If you have any questions, or you just want to chat, please feel free to come up to me at any time!

  • Noel Radcliffe-Marrs

    Center Director

    Hello and welcome to the Stafford House family! My name is Noel and I am the Center Director here. My only objective is to make sure that you have an incredible experience at our school. My team and I know how important English is to your future success in life and I promise that we will do everything possible to help you achieve your goals. My door is always open, so please come and visit my office any time!

  • Stephanie Brandao Carvalho

    Housing Supervisor

    Dear Students, Welcome to Stafford House! If you have any questions or concerns about housing while you are here in Boston, please come see me.You can find me at the front desk. I look forward to getting to know each of you and assisting you in anyway I can!


Social Programme

Speak English as much as possible - including at break time, lunch time, in the evening and at weekends! There are social activities arranged every week, an opportunity to make friends and practise your speaking skills.

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Nationality Mix

A healthy mix is key to students progression in English language and at Stafford House we are proud of a wide nationality mix across all our centres.

Top 10 Nationalities

  • Brazilian
  • Chinese
  • Colombian
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Taiwanese
  • Thai
  • Turkish
  • Venezuelan

Meet our students

To browse our student stories, click on their profile image below to read detailed student profiles.

  • Ana



    The staff and teachers were very helpful and nice. You made my days very easy and fun!

  • Carolina



    There was so much to enjoy about studying here - the teachers and people who work here who are really fun, there are a lot of activities – skiing was my favourite. Our teachers are very good at knowing exactly where we needed to grow, in what areas we might have doubts or specific questions and in getting us to speak in English without realising we were speaking. The location here in Boston is perfect because you can go anywhere as you’re right in the centre of the city.

  • Johanne



    It is a great location, because after class you can just cross the street and go do something in downtown. It’s a great environment for learning, you have the possibility to see native Bostonians living and working, Boston is a very comfortable city. I live in homestay with other students, we all go out to eat together - the students and the family – we travel to school on the subway together and often do our activities after school together.

  • Sofya



    I would recommend this school to my friends. I love everything about the school, I love how the teachers teach, they explain everything and if I don’t understand they will explain it until I understand, all the people are friendly. I love this school so much. I will take TOEFL when I’m finished studying here, I will go to Virginia to study in university. The course has helped me with my future goals; you can’t go to university and not speak English!

    The school is great – I enjoy the classes and we have a nice student lounge and cafe where we can spend time with our friends, have lunch, watch TV! I enjoy exploring the city and find interesting hidden galleries, shops and pubs.


english Courses in boston

Our Boston school has a range of programs to suit all English levels. All of team Boston aim to go the extra mile to immerse you in the English language and Bostonian culture, and you can count on our specialist teachers to empower and guide you to success in your studies.

Sample Timetables

The Essential programme consists of the Core Course in the morning.

9.00 - 10.30 CORE COURSE
10.40-12.10 CORE COURSE

The Standard programme consists of the Core Course in the morning plus one module. There will be no classes on Friday afternoon

Students will be allocated one afternoon module class
9.00 - 10.30 CORE COURSE
10.40-12.10 CORE COURSE
12.40-13.40                                                        MODULE 1 FREE AFTERNOON

The Intensive programme consists of the Core Course in the morning plus two modules. There will be no classes on Friday afternoon

Students will be allocated two afternoon module classes
9.00 - 10.30 CORE COURSE
10.40-12.10 CORE COURSE
12.40-13.40                                                        MODULE 1 FREE AFTERNOON
13.50-14.50                                                        MODULE 2

The Super Intensive programme consists of the Core Course in the morning plus three modules. There will be no classes on Friday afternoon

Students will be allocated three afternoon module classes
9.00 - 10.30 CORE COURSE
10.40-12.10 CORE COURSE
12.40-13.40                                                        MODULE 1 FREE AFTERNOON
13.50-14.50                                                        MODULE 2
15.00-16.00                                                        MODULE 3

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