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Build My English, San Fernando Valley:
Situated in Reseda CA, in the heart of the San Fernando Valley (Los Angeles County), Build My English teaches English as a second language to locally-based and international students at beginner to advanced levels. Most of our students are adults, but we do accept younger students.

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About Build My English:

We are an English language (ESL) school a language school provides beginner to advanced level Group English programs, English Conversation / Vocabulary classes, Accent Reduction classes, TOEFL / IELTS Exam Preparation, and more.

Our school is situated on Vanowen St in the heart of Reseda CA, close to the cities of Woodland Hills, Northridge, Chatsworth, Canoga Park, Van Nuys, Tarzana, Encino, Studio City, and Sherman Oaks.

Why Choose Us?

-  Small Class Sizes
In our small classes, you are able to get a lot of personal attention. When you practice, our teacher will help you speak without making grammar mistakes.

-  Personalized Attention
As students learn best when they get a lot of personal attention from a teacher, all of our classes have 12 students or fewer in them. Many of them have only 3-7 students.

-  Learn to Speak English Properly
Many schools teach mostly grammar. Grammar is very important, but at Build My English, we help you learn how to use grammar to speak correctly.

Experienced, Qualified Instructors:

Our teachers are excellent. All of our English language teachers are American, and have at least five years of professional experience teaching ESL. Most have more than ten years of experience.

Reach Your Language Learning Goals:
Our focus is on giving people what they need in order to achieve their goals.  Our courses will help you to:

- Improve your fluency
- Improve your writing skills
- Improve your vocabulary
- Do well on the TOEFL or IELTS tests

English Language Classes in the San Fernando Valley:
- Beginner to Advanced Levels

- General English Group classes
- English Conversation classes
- English Vocabulary lessons
- TOEFL / IELTS Exam Preparation
- Accent Reduction classes
- SAT Preparation courses
- Essay Writing programs

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Address: 19321 Vanowen St, San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles, California 91335, USA
Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2020-08-31 were from:

Pacoima;   North Hills;   Winnetka;   Boston/MA;   Sun valley, Ca;   ENCINO, CA;   Reseda/ca;   Chatsworth;   North Hills/ CA;   Reseda;   and more.
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Kaplan International Seattle
Courses / Programs
• With two conveniently-located schools in the Seattle area, Kaplan International provides accredited English courses to international students from around the world.

• Available year-round, our quality courses are suitable for students of all levels - from total beginner to advanced. English courses include General English, Intensive English and TOEFL exam preparation.

• On your first day, you take an English test to assess your listening, writing, speaking, and grammar skills. You will then be placed at the level that best suits your needs. At the end of your course, you will be awarded a Certificate of Attendence.

• A course with Kaplan International is not just about lessons in a classroom, it’s a life experience. We offer an excellent social program designed to provide fun recreational activities and the opportunity to make new friends from many different countries.

• With more than 40 years of experience in teaching English, Kaplan International Colleges has 40+ accredited schools across 8 English-speaking countries.

• In the USA, we are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET). Students from 47 different countries attended our Seattle ESL schools last year.

Student Review:
"What I like the most is that we are not just learning English, we are also learning about American culture and the culture of various countries, because we are all from different places."
- Angela, Venezuela
English Language Courses for Adults:
Beginner to advanced levels

• General English

• Intensive English

• Vacation English

• Business English for professionals / executives

• Academic Year and Semester Courses

• TOEFL Exam Preparation

• GRE Preparation for International Students

• GMAT Preparation

• Homestay with American host family
ACES ESL School, Austin TX
Courses / Programs
• ACES Learning Center in Austin, Texas is a Student and Exchange Visitor Program-certified school eligible to issue I-20 Forms and enroll F-1 students in the United States.

• We offer small-sized classes designed to help every type of learner to succeed.

• The ACES ESL Program achievement scale is directly aligned to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

• Our team of experienced teachers and administrators work with you to help you succeed in achieving your English language learn objectives.

• The city of Austin is a great location for international students to experience life and culture in Texas and the USA.

For U.S. College / University Bound Students: Our Partner Universities in USA include
- Tennessee Tech University
- University of Houston-Victoria
- Texas Wesleyan University

Student Review:

• “It was the greatest experience of English learning I’ve ever had. The instructors’ patience, kindness and professional skills benefited me so much. I am very lucky to be a student at ACES and I am looking forward to coming back in the future.”
- Alex
ESL Programs:

- Full-time English course for international students on an F1 visa. With 5 levels of proficiency: Beginner (A1), Elementary (A2), Intermediate (B1), Upper Intermediate (B2), Advanced (C1).

- Part-time English classes two days per week.

- TOEFL Test preparation course (3-weeks long and may be taken as an evening course or in the mornings).

University Pathway: ACES helps eligible students obtain a conditional admission letter to one of our Partner Universities in USA.
Southern States University, San Diego & Orange County
Courses / Programs
Southern States University is the most affordable accredited university in the U.S. With campuses in desirable locations in Southern California, we provide intensive English language programs and TOEFL Exam Preparation to students from around the world.

Established in 1983, SSU has two campuses in San Diego (Fashion Valley & La Jolla), and one campus in Newport Beach (just south of Irvine CA, 45 minutes from Downtown Los Angeles). As well as our English courses, we also provide Business Administration Degree programs (BBA and MBA) for local and international students.

SSU can customize a program for our non native-speaking English students that includes Degree program classes plus intensive English study to adequately prepare you to succeed with your Degree studies.

SSU's mission is to offer competitive and professionally-recognized academic degree and certificate programs, to serve a culturally diverse student community, and to facilitate international awareness amongst our students.
Intensive English Course for International Students:
- 18 Hours per week
- 3 hours core and 1.5 hour topic class per day
- Monday through Thursday
- Available mornings, afternoons and evenings

TOEFL English Exam Preparation:
- 18 Hours per week
- 3 hours TOEFL and 1.5 hour topic class per day
- Monday through Thursday
- Available mornings

Business Degree Courses:
- Business of Business Administration (BBA) Degree (4 years)
- Master of Business Administration (MBA) Program (2 years)

(Business courses can be taken alongide English programs)
New York Language Center, Queens
Courses / Programs
• New York Language Center (NYLC) is an English language school with four locations throughout New York City - Jackson Heights in Queens, Upper West Side Manhattan, Midtown Manhattan and The Bronx.

• We offer intensive and semi-intensive English courses for students from all over the world with beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels of English.

• We also provide Private English lessons, Part-time / Evening English classes, Weekend English, Everyday Conversation English, and more.

• TOEFL / Pre-TOEFL English Exam preparation courses and Business English classes are also available. Classes are designed to fit your individual needs.

• Whether you call New York your home or will be visiting New York from abroad, you will find that our economical and convenient courses make NYLC the ideal choice for your language education.

• Our Jackson Heights English school offers weekday, evening and weekend English classes. This branch is located along the historic #7 train line, which was designated part of the National Freedom Trail in 1999. It is situated in a multiethnic, multicultural neighborhood where you will find restaurants serving food from all over the globe. 

Student Testimonial:
"It was one of the most amazing experiences in my life, I met a lot of people, I did very fun activities and I improved my English."
- Juan
English Language Courses:
Beginner to Advanced Levels

• Intensive English Language Program (ILP)

• Semi-Intensive English Language Program

• Private / One-to-one English lessons

• Weekend English classes

• Everyday English program

• TOEFL / Pre-TOEFL Exam preparation 

• Business English

• Explore New York City - An ESL writing course
HOFT Institute, Austin TX
Courses / Programs
• Located in beautiful Austin, the capital of Texas, HOFT Institute is a leading ESL school for international students and non-native English speakers in the United States.

• With 35+ years of experience in providing English language skills training to students from around the world, we offer a wide range of programs for individuals & groups at all levels, complete beginner to advanced.

• Students are welcome to join our year-round programs at any time. 

• HOFT Institute is authorized to issue I-20 Certificates of Eligibility for international students seeking to study in the U.S on an F-1 student visa. Visitors on the B-1 tourist visa are also able to study at HOFT Institute during their shorter visit to the U.S. of up to 90 days.

• HOFT Institute has helped thousands of students gain the English proficiency they needed to succeed in top American colleges, universities and businesses.

• Whether you want to improve your general English skills or prepare for university entrance exams such as IELTS, TOEFL, GRE or GMAT, we can assist you. We have partnered with US colleges and universities to offer acceptance to students who complete our ESL program.

Student Review:
"I think the program is awesome. We really enjoyed it. It has a lot of exciting subjects including idiom and slang, news and media, academic writing, and pronunciation classes. All of these classes encourage speaking and conversations even beyond the academic life. Also TOEFL classes were helpful to us."
- Reem
• Basic beginner, elementary, intermediate, advanced English levels
• Spring, Summer, Fall programs
• Full-Time, Intensive English Program for F-1 Students
• Part-time English Classes for Non-F1 Students
• University Fast Track Program (Full-time)
• Workforce Readiness Program (4 weeks)
• TOEFL Prep Classes
• IELTS Prep Classes
• American Accent Training
• English for Business
• English for Hospitality
• English for Health Science
• English for Computers
• English for Parenting
• English for Athletes, & more.
The Language Academy, Fort Lauderdale
Courses / Programs
• Learn English in sunny Florida with The Language Academy (TLA)!

• Situated in Fort Lauderdale, north of Miami, TLA provides English courses to international students & business executives from around the world, including General English, Intensive English, & TOEFL preparation.

• Our internationally-renowned English language school has received the prestigious ACCET (Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training) accreditation, and is recognized by the US Department of Education, so you can be assured of high-quality English instruction.

• Known as the "Venice of America", Fort Lauderdale on Florida’s Gold Coast, is one of America's safest, cleanest and wealthiest cities, and is internationally famous for its white sand beaches & mild weather.

• The quality mix of TLA and its beautiful surroundings make it a smart choice of location to study English in the USA. TLA's Department of Student Affairs offers homestay, apartment & hotel accommodation.

• All students take a placement test that will ensure that they are placed in the class that best meets their needs.

• Our English teachers focus on your interests and learning goals. TLA plans a weekly program of activities providing an opportunity to have fun, practice your English and meet American people.

• You are encouraged to participate in cultural activities & field trips outside of school, and fully benefit from your visit to the U.S.

Student Review:
"Perfect school, perfect organisation and perfect teachers!"
- Elona
English Language Courses:

• General English - 8 levels from beginner to advanced
• Private / One-on-one English lessons
• University Preparation
• TOEFL, TOEIC & IELTS exam preparation
• Cambridge FCE, CAE, CPE, BEC & TKT exam preparation
• English for Executives / Business English 
• Junior Summer Program for 11-18 year olds
• Homestay program with local host family

Further Language Courses:
• Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian & German