In a guest post for the tech community organizer and news website Technical.ly, Camden, Maine, writer and editor Joan Phaup explains what makes Camden a great place to live and visit. “Camden,” she wrote, “is a community with spectacular surroundings, a vibrant cultural life and an inquisitive, dynamic spirit that grabbed us from the start and has never… Read more »
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English Immersion: Perspective France
“Acadia is the right place for successful immersion, and Camden a nice and friendly place to visit. That’s why I went there four times!” Jean-Marc, a small business owner in organic products, talks about his Acadia Center experience from his home office in Paris, France.
English Immersion in Maine: Perspective Mexico
Many executives and professionals from Mexico and Latin America have found Maine, with its friendly people and distance from any Spanish-speaking populations, to be the perfect place to study English in a total immersion environment. In this video, Rosario, an accountant from Mexico, talks about her experience in a 3-week intensive English immersion course at… Read more »
Learn English Prepositions with Photos
Who is the English language student’s enemy number 1? Prepositions. Prepositions are small but pugnacious, refusing to fade into the background. Prepositions laugh at translation (that’s laugh at, not laugh with, because it’s not a friendly laugh). Depende de in Spanish. De = of or from in English. So, it depends of the context, right? Wrong. It depends on… Read more »
English Immersion in Maine: Perspective Québec
Old Orchard Beach – for many, many generations of French speakers from the province of Québec, those three foreign-sounding words have meant sun, surf, sand, fried food, and fun family holidays on the beautiful coast of Maine. Beginning as long ago as 1842, even before there was a train connection between Maine and points south like Boston and… Read more »
Video Tour of Camden, Maine
Take a look at beautiful Camden, Maine, in this video by local photographer Josh Gerritsen. The tour begins with aerial views of the harbor and surrounding mountains, and continues with beautiful shots of village streets and small shops and restaurants, both in sunlight and after dark. Camden is home to Acadia Center, and we look… Read more »
English Course Homestays
The homestays with local families that are a part of the English immersion course package are often cited by Acadia Center students as one of the highlights of their time in Maine. Homestay hosts are eager to help you practice your conversational English and share in the everyday life of a small New England town…. Read more »
Sailing, Hiking Plus English Immersion Summer 2014
Camden, Maine, and its environs offer one of the most popular destinations in the USA for summer sailing, as well as for hiking, kayaking, biking, and other outdoor sports. During Acadia Center’s summer and fall English immersion courses – offered from May through October – twice-weekly excursions led by experienced teachers give students a chance… Read more »
Dining and Day Trips in Midcoast Maine
According to the New York Times, Camden, Rockport, Rockland, Belfast, and surrounding towns are fantastic places to find restaurants offering local produce and unique dining experiences. Kayaking, sailing, and hiking excursions that are popular with Acadia Center English immersion students are also highlighted in the travel article published this week.
Maine Lobster Festival Coming to Town Aug. 3
In the annual tribute to Maine’s premier seafood, the Maine Lobster Festival comes to Rockland, Maine, August 3-7. Good food, good music, and the ever-popular lobster crate races.