The city of Charlotte is the largest city in the state of North Carolina. It is nicknamed the ‘Queen City’. The first settlers of European descent arrived in 1755. The city is home to a number of major universities and colleges. Students enrolled in English school in Charlotte will find...
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The city of Charlotte is the largest city in the state of North Carolina. It is nicknamed the ‘Queen City’. The first settlers of European descent arrived in 1755. The city is home to a number of major universities and colleges. Students enrolled in English school in Charlotte will find that there is much to do in this interesting city. Be sure to visit the Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden which offers beautiful exhibits for visitors to view. Stroll through the themed gardens or visit the Orchid Conservatory, a glass house displaying orchids and tropical plants. For those looking for some adventure, try some of the roller coasters at the Carowinds amusement park. In addition to rides, visitors can enjoy a water park, live stage shows, restaurants and more. For even more adventure, visit the U.S. National Whitewater Center where guests can try their hand at whitewater rafting, kayaking, climbing, paddle boarding, mountain biking and more. Students taking English courses in Charlotte might enjoy some cultural excursions as well. Take in a play or musical at the Belk Theater. Check out the North Davidson Arts District for a variety of galleries and shops. Charlotte is also home to several professional sports team, allowing visitors to catch some first class competition, depending on the season. The city’s climate is considered humid subtropical. This translates to fairly mild winters and warm, humid summers. Although the area is widely known as a financial and banking center, visitors will find that Charlotte has much to offer its visitors in culture, shopping, dining and recreation.
The American Explorer Program at ELS Language Centers is designed for students wishing to include some English lessons in their short stay. Students receive 15 weekly lessons of morning instruction, and will have the afternoon free to explore the surrounding area.
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