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ESL / English Schools in Santa Monica, California

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College of English Language - CEL, Santa Monica:
At the College of English Language (CEL) in Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, we believe in the combination of quality English language / ESL teaching, an innovative approach to encourage student’s participation and an exciting outside-of-class program to strengthen and practice the skills learned in class. Our teaching philosophy and experience with students at different levels and from all over the globe have resulted in teaching methods that optimize your learning results.

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English Language Courses for Adults:

Photo of ESL / English Schools in Santa Monica, California- Basic beginner to advanced levels

All of our programs have a maximum of 10 students per class, and because of this small class size, students can be more active in the learning activities. "English-only" is strictly enforced in and outside the classroom.

Study options include:

General English Courses:
- Intensive (20 lessons/week)
- Intensive Plus (24 lessons/week)
- Super Intensive (30 lessons/week)

English Exam Prep:
- TOEFL
- Cambridge FCE (First)
- Cambridge CAE (Advanced)

Private English Lessons
- One-on-one lessons with a teacher

English & Surfing:
- General English classes + 4 lessons of surf per week

Modern Facilities:

The school is on the top level of a three-story office building and has plenty of natural light with windows looking over Wilshire Blvd. and downtown Santa Monica.

Our premises are new and modern. All of our classrooms are air-conditioned and have high speed internet access as well as free wireless internet access.

You can relax in our student lounge area and enjoy daily newspapers, complimentary fresh espresso coffee or tea.

Here you can also check our activity calendar and the information board on local events and entertainment going on in and around Santa Monica or Greater Los Angeles.

Homestay Accommodation in Los Angeles:

There is no better way to experience the American way of life than staying with locals. Not only will you be able to practice your English with native speakers in a relaxed environment, but you will also discover the culture and customs of your American hosts.

Homestay is our most popular accommodation option at CSL. Homestay “families” can be traditional families with children but also a single woman, young or older couple with or without children living at home.

Please make sure to list any preferences you might have when you send your application. Homestays can be located between 30 – 50 minutes from the school by public transportation. There is also host families living closer to the school. Early bookings are recommended.

Other forms of accommodation available include: Student Residence, Student Hostel or Superior Apartment Studios

Location:

Image of ESL / English Schools in Santa Monica, CaliforniaSanta Monica speaks for itself. It is greater Los Angeles’ most popular place to live at and due to its seaside location it offers some of Southern California’s finest beaches and entertainment.

Conveniently located a few miles from Los Angeles and a short drive to the neighboring attractions of the region, Santa Monica is a beach city with all of the culture, events and comforts of an active metropolis. It is surrounded by greater Los Angeles.

Enjoy the better of two worlds: the beach town atmosphere and laid-back lifestyle of Santa Monica combined with the attractions and buzz of Los Angeles, America’s 2nd largest city. This makes it a perfect location for your study holiday in California. One of the unique advantages of Santa Monica is the possibility to walk most of the city without using transportation.

When the sun has set over the Pacific Ocean Santa Monica has unlimited possibilities to enjoy its nightlife. Discover the sensational club scene, streets lined with bars or go dining in one of the many restaurants near Third Street and the beach.

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Address: 320 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, California , USA
Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2017-08-31 were from:

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Kaplan International Philadelphia
Courses / Programs
• Conveniently situated in the historic and exciting downtown area of Philadelphia in Pennsylvania, Kaplan International provides a comprehensive range of accredited English courses to students from around the world.

• Our quality English language courses include General English, Intensive English, and TOEFL exam preparation. With lots of nearby attractions to visit and a busy calendar of social activities, you will make new friends as you explore Philly!

• With more than 40 years of experience in teaching English, Kaplan International Colleges has 45+ accredited schools across 8 English-speaking countries. We provide world-class English language education and the experience of a lifetime.

• Kaplan International in the USA are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET). Students from 52 different countries attended our Philadelphia ESL school last year.

• Accommodation options include Residence Accommodation and Homestay with an American host family. Staying at a residence is a great way to meet other international students and explore the city while studying in Philadelphia.

• Living with a host family gives you the opportunity to practice English outside of school, and learn about Philadelphia first-hand in a welcoming and safe home environment.

Student Review:
"Kaplan has unique and kind teachers, and I enjoyed studying and going to activities. The school location is convenient, too."
- Shoko, Japan
Quality English Language Courses:
• General English

• Intensive English

• Vacation English

• Academic Year and Semester Courses

• Homestay with an American host family

Exam Preparation Courses:
• TOEFL Exam Preparation

• GMAT Preparation for International Students

• GRE Preparation for International Students
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.
KEF USA English Programs ORLANDO, FLORIDA
Courses / Programs
• Learn English in Orlando, Florida - one of the top travel destinations in the United States and worldwide!

• Our goal at KEF USA is to ensure students make the most of their time learning English in Orlando FL.

• In partnership with an award-winning college, we provide total-immersion ESL programs that focus on each student's ability to communicate effectively in American English.

• Unique to KEF USA is that all teachers have a master’s degree in TESOL.

• Students enrolled in a KEF USA Program will quickly become immersed in American English and culture, improving their language skills considerably.

• All of our English courses are accredited by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation (CEA).

Range of accredited ESL English programs provided by KEF USA:
• Year-round & summer residential ESL English immersion programs for adults and children ages 10+.
• Residential summer ESL English camps + College Preparation+ Disney for juniors / teens & senior high school students.
• English classes in Orlando plus Regular School classes in your home country via online robotics.

We also provide animation, technology, discovery, adventure and soccer camps in Orlando FL, with the option to design your own camp for your needs.

Orlando is the #1 tourist destination in the U.S., with more than 50 million people visiting each year. Also known as “The City Beautiful”, Orlando is an awesome place to learn English, live, work and play!
Overnight English ESL Camp
•2 weeks minimum in June & July for children ages 10-14, and high school teens ages 15+ years old
•Intensive English course for Individuals & Groups

Academic English Year
•Intensive English for 5 or 10 Months Year-Round
•For Groups ages 15+

ToCollegeUSA - English plus College Preparation
• 4 Month Program (Intensive English Program + College Preparatory Program)
• GUARANTEED COLLEGE ADMISSION in Florida without taking the SAT. ACT, or TOEFL!
• For Individuals & Groups of international students.
The English Language Institute at Notre Dame of Maryland University
Courses / Programs
• Study English in a Top U.S. University with affordable fees!

• The ELI is located on the beautiful, 58-acre campus of Notre Dame of Maryland University in one of Baltimore's most prestigious and secure neighborhoods (Baltimore is a major cosmopolitan city on the East Coast of the U.S).

• The ELI provides an intensive English program (IEP) for non-native English speakers & international students who want to improve their English language skills in a quality university setting.

• In 8-week sessions, students at all levels study writing, grammar, reading, listening and speaking, pronunciation, vocabulary, TOEFL preparation & American culture. 

• In each session, there are 20-25 different countries represented. This diversity makes English proficiency a necessity and motivates study & language acquisition. 

• The ELI is also a test center site for the Institutional TOEFL exam, so students can sit for the exam on-campus during and after the completion of their studies.

• After attending the ELI, many of our students move on to undergraduate studies, graduate studies, and careers.

"ELI has the most effective course available to help improve my English. I recommend this school as the best English language institute in the east."
- Hong Joo, South Korea

"I spent 6 months in ELI and it was a really good experience. I got to know wonderful people from all over the world which I still have contact with. The program is very well built to learn and/or improve your English..
- Mark, Switzerland
Intensive English Language Program:

• Duration: 8 weeks - full-time & part-time

• Levels: High Beginner to Advanced Levels


Modules / Course Units include:
• Listening & Speaking

• Vocabulary

• Pronunciation

• Grammar

• Reading & Discussion

• Writing

Further English Courses:
• TOEFL iBT Test Preparation (Intensive, 5-week course)

• Summer English Classes (full-time & part-time)
New York Language Center, Bronx
Courses / Programs
• Conveniently situated in the heart of the central shopping district in The Bronx, New York Language Center (NYLC) provides full-time and part-time English language courses to students from around the globe.

• Our Private English lessons, Weekend English classes, and Part-time Day & Evening English programs are designed for beginner to advanced level students, and taught by experienced professionals.

• With decades of years of experience teaching English as a Second Language (ESL), we feel we are the best place in New York for learning English.

• Whether you're looking for a rich cultural experience or superior language education, you'll find both in the exciting environment of NYLC. Transportation to any of our branches via subway or bus is safe, quick, and efficient.

• Our Bronx branch, which is located in the heart of the Bronx's central shopping district, is easy to reach by public transportation and major highways. The school is in a modern, comfortable facility with its own student lounge.

• NYLC also has accredited English schools in Midtown Manhattan, the Upper West Side, and Jackson Heights (Queens).
English Language Courses for Adults:
Beginner to Advanced Levels

• Private / One-to-one English Lessons:

- Can be arranged to accommodate individuals with limited schedules or specific needs.

• Weekend English Classes:

- 10-week course - 4 hours per week on Saturday.

Everyday English Program - 8 hours per week.

• Part-time English Programs:

- Evening English Classes: 6 weeks / 8 hours per week

- Daytime English Classes: 5 weeks / 10 hours per week

Specialized English Courses on request:
• TOEFL / Pre-TOEFL Exam preparation
• Business English
American Language Programs, Inc.
Courses / Programs
• Learn English in the home of your American or Canadian English teacher! American Language Programs (ALP) is a private homestay program which allows you to learn English quickly through our method of total English language immersion.

• You live with your qualified English teacher and receive intensive, private English lessons which are customized to meet your individual needs.

Our English immersion programs are available in:

• Boston, Massachusetts
• New York City, NY / New Jersey
• Honolulu, Hawaii
• Phoenix, Arizona
• Los Angeles & San Francisco, California
• Orlando, Kissimee, Miami, Palm Beach & Boca Raton, Florida
• Vancouver, BC in Canada

• We teach students from around the world between the ages of 12 and 80 at all levels of English - from total beginner to advanced.

• Our ESL programs are available year-round and students can plan a combination of two or more states and/or programs. You set your own schedule from one week to three months and longer stays can also be arranged on request.

• We also offer leisure courses and activities in conjunction with regular immersion course hours for an additional fee.
English Language Courses / ESL Homestay Programs:

• Standard English immersion program: 15, 20 or 25 hours English study per week with homestay / meals included.

• Business & Specialized Vocabulary: This program is designed for the busy executive / professional.

• Deluxe / 4-Star: This program includes the standard and business & specialized vocabulary programs while also offering the finest accommodations and meals.

• Customized English programs designed according to your specific needs.

• TOEFL, GRE, GED, LLM exam preparation / applications...