With over 400 colleges and business schools including the internationally renowned Harvard University, it is no surprise that Boston places an extremely high value on education and professional success.The emphasis on both academic and professional achievement combined with the extraordinary range of activities on offer in the city, make Boston a great location to study American English. Boston is a city where history meets vitality; where sophisticated international appetites mingle with homespun traditions. The city was instrumental in the struggle for American Independence. Boston’s Freedom Trail lets you explore its revolutionary past step by step, taking in some of its famous architectural and historical landmarks. Walking tours are extremely popular and Boston's excellent public transportation system means that every attraction is within easy reach.