Program Facts

Weekend Intensive Courses: 36 Hours/Course

 Intermediate to Advanced Levels, CEFR B1-C2


 J-1 from a Sponsoring Au Pair Agency

The Au Pair Language & Culture Program is designed specifically for au pairs. Weekend Intensive courses provide 36 hours of instruction. Au pairs can take 2 courses to meet the 72 hours required for a J-1 visa. Courses are designed for intermediate to advanced level speakers of English.

  • Explore cultural and historical sites
  • Engage with other au pairs
  • Polish your writing, reading, listening, speaking, grammar, pronunciation, and presentation skills
  • Expand your academic and professional knowledge
  • Collaborate on projects and presentations
  • Gain confidence communicating in English
  • Develop international social and professional networks

Due to COVID-19, the University of Colorado Boulder is not permitting any face-to-face classes. Therefore, the April 2020 Au Pair Weekend Intensive course has been canceled. We will reassess the situation by April 30, 2020 to determine when the course can be rescheduled for later this year. ​