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1. Kaplan International San Diego
Courses / Programs
• Learn English in San Diego with Kaplan International! Located in the heart of Downtown San Diego, Kaplan International's English language school offers a comprehensive range of English courses and first-class learning facilities.

• Our stylish, contemporary school has a friendly and welcoming atmosphere.

• Choose from a comprehensive range of courses and accommodation options. Study English with Kaplan International, world leaders in English education, and discover sunny San Diego while achieving your language learning goals and making friends from around the world.

• Our English school in downtown San Diego is in a brand new location, specially chosen to best fit the needs of Kaplan students, with the latest technology in a beautiful building plus an outdoor patio for student use between classes.

• With over 40 language schools in eight countries, Kaplan International has been teaching English as a foreign language to students and professionals since 1967. 

• Our language school in San Diego is accredited by ACCET, and citizens from 53 countries attended our San Diego ESL schools last year.

Student Review:
"I like the San Diego school's professional teachers, administrating staff, its daily activities and computer lab. It's a gorgeous place."
- Nzar
Beginner to Advanced Level English Language Courses:

• Vacation English courses
• General English lessons
• General English Academic Year/Semester option
• Intensive English classes
• Intensive English Academic Year/Semester option
• TOEFL and Academic English
• Business English 
• Summer English Camp for Teens / Juniors ages 14-18

College / Graduate Exam Preparation Programs:
• Cambridge exam preparation (FCE, CAE)
• GMAT test preparation
• GRE exam preparation

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2. UC San Diego Extension
Courses / Programs
The English for Academic and Professional Development (EAPD) program at UC San Diego Extension is for adult ESL learners who are looking for personal, career, or academic success.

Our high-intermediate to advanced-level courses are credit-bearing and approved by the Linguistics Department, the Department of Communications, or Warren College at the University of California San Diego.

The program provides specialized knowledge and education for those looking to refine their communication competencies for today’s workplace.

Develop and build your English language skills for a successful career. Our courses focus on the essential needs to be an effective communicator.

High-quality classes are conveniently offered in the evening, after usual work hours, and will focus on key subject areas such as academic, business, and technical writing; grammar and vocabulary; conversation and oral presentation; and English pronunciation and fluency.

The University of California, San Diego is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
English for Academic and Professional Development (EAPD) Program:

Course modules / topics include:
- Academic Writing
- Academic Competence in the U.S. University
- Advanced Pronunciation and Fluency
- Advanced Topics in Academic Writing
- Business Writing for Non-native English Speakers
- Effective Oral Presentation
- Grammar and Editing I and II
- Grammar and Vocabulary Building
- Pronunciation and Fluency
- Scientific and Technical Writing for Non-native English Speakers
- Topics in Advanced English Structure
- Topics in Writing Mechanics
3. Word-Wide ESL Institute, San Diego
Courses / Programs
Word-Wide ESL Institute is a boutique language center with small class sizes which are held throughout the day and evening. WordWide is located in the beautiful and internatioanally friendly beach town of Ocean Beach in San Diego, California.

Our excellent ESL program combines quality classroom education with real-world cultural immersion. Learn English in small groups of no more than nine students in a dynamic school environment. Word-Wide ESL Institute is like no other school in San Diego. We teach English for world peace.
ESL Program. Cambridge University's Interchange/Passages ESL Levels 1-6 are currently offered. Each ESL Level consists of 10 weeks. Classes meet for 19 hours per week.
4. Southern States University, San Diego & Orange County
Courses / Programs
Southern States University (SSU) is a private American university founded in 1983 which has 3 campuses in Southern California (in San Diego, and Newport Beach, south of Los Angeles). 

Our mission is to provide international students with English language instruction of the highest quality. We offer eight levels of intensive English courses for beginners through to advanced English language studies, as well as TOEFL test preparation classes.

Our approach gives students the opportunity to improve reading, writing, grammar, conversation, pronunciation, TOEFL, and Business English. SSU’s stimulating and productive learning environment is well-suited for preparing students for continued success in their future personal, academic, and professional pursuits.

Our Intensive English Program prices start at $190/4 weeks at our Fashion Valley campus with early morning classes from 7:30 am-12:00 pm.

SSU also provides Business Administration Degree programs (BBA and MBA) for domestic and international students.

All programs and locations are fully accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).

"I really enjoy speaking and spending time with people from different countries. After I complete the ESL program I am planning to apply for the BBA or MBA programs offered by Southern States University."
- Rena, Intensive English Program
Intensive English Progam:
- Beginner, high beginner, intermediate, high intermediate, advanced
- 18 hours / week
- 3 hours core & 1.5 hour topic class per day
- Monday through Thursday
- Mornings, afternoons & evenings

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

Applied Business Skills Development (for advanced English students)

Business Administration Courses:
- BBA Degree, 4 years
- MBA Program, 2 years

(Business courses can be taken alongide English programs)
5. Language World USA, San Diego
Courses / Programs
Based in Mission Valley in San Diego, California, Language World USA is a language school that teaches a wide variety of languages including English language programs at all levels from beginners to advanced levels to all types of students including international students.

Additional language programs offered include Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and more. Established in 1981, Language World also provides cultural training, corporate programs, translations, accent reduction and more.

Our goal is to inspire internationalism within our students and create a fun, inclusive and multilingual environment in our spacious new facility, which we are transforming into a cultural and international center by hosting events that promote language, art and culture.

At Language World USA, we teach our students using a natural and straight-forward conversational method which serves as the most effective method for fast-paced and efficient language learning. This is taught by experienced, native instructors. We make it a point that our instructors customize each class to fit the needs of students.
English language programs for international students for all levels from beginners to advanced levels (Morning, afternoon & evening classes available):

- Group / private one-to-one / semi-private English language classes
- US Naturalization English language test preparation course
- Homestay program

- Additionally: Language instruction in Chinese, French, German, Spanish & more. Corporate programs adjusted to suit company's needs and include language instruction, cultural training & translations.
6. San Diego University For Integrative Studies
Courses / Programs
The San Diego University for Integrative Studies ESL Campus (known as the USA English Language Center) is located in the heart of Old Town San Diego, CA. We provide a range of beginner to advanced level English as a Second Language (ESL) courses to students from around the world. We offer a unique hands-on approach, experienced instructors, and small class sizes to international students who wish to improve their English language skills. Programs include TOEFL Preparation, Business English, Conversation English, and more.

Every member of the USA English Language Center faculty is an ESL professional, and a native speaker of English. Most of our instructors have master's degrees in applied linguistics, the teaching of English to speakers of other languages, or a closely related field. All our Instructors are careful selected for their academic ability, their communicative skills and their rapport with students and English as a second language experience in the United States.

Our students come to study in San Diego from all over the world, including countries such as Japan, Korea, Brazil, France, Germany, and many other non-English speaking countries.
Beginner to Advanced Level English as a Second Language (ESL) Courses:

- Beginning Level English
- Intermediate Level I & II English lessons
- Advanced Level English Classes
- TOEFL Test Preparation
- Cambridge Test Preparation (Intermediate or Advanced level)
- Business English (Intermediate to Advanced Levels)
- Conversation for Fluency
- Accent Reduction
- English Pronunciation Training
- English Slang & American Idioms
- TESOL Certification Course
7. Intrax International Institute, San Diego
Courses / Programs
Intrax International Institute is a private English language school that welcomes more than 8,000 students annually to our city centers in San Francisco, San Diego, Chicago and Vancouver.

Since 1993, we have provided international students with quality English language programs including ESL classes, TOEFL & TOEIC preparation, Business English, Internships and Youth Program.

During your program at Intrax San Diego in southern California, our staff will be available to answer your questions, help you solve problems and give you advice on how to make your English education experience better.

At our center in downtown San Diego we are dedicated to our students´ wellbeing. The atmosphere is repeatedly referred to as a big family, making it a wonderful environment to learn English, study Business English, prepare for a three month Internship or improve your TOEFL score.
English Language Courses
- Beginner to advanced levels

- General ESL Program
- Business English
- TOEFL & TOEIC Exam Preparation
- Group English Lesson
- Private English Tuition
- Internship Programs
- Youth / Junior English Programs
8. International Academy of English
Courses / Programs
Situated in Mission Valley, San Diego CA (just off the SR 163 / I-8 interchange) International Academy of English offers English language learning options to students at beginner to advanced levels.

We offer courses in Intensive English, and TOEFL Exam Preparation.

The International Academy's stimulating and productive learning environment is well suited for preparing our students for continued success in their future personal, academic, and professional pursuits.

In addition to our San Diego campus, we have schools in Newport Beach CA (close to Los Angeles), and two in Las Vegas Nevada.

IAE is accredited by The Commission on English Language Accreditation which is an accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education.
English Courses for Adult Learners of all ages:

Beginner to advanced levels

• Intensive English

• TOEFL Exam Preparation

Our English programs run in 2 sessions of 9 weeks each.

Our approach gives students the opportunity to improve reading, writing, grammar, conversation, and pronunciation.
9. The Career English Institute, San Diego
Courses / Programs
Located in sunny San Diego, California, USA, we have provided Business English training to employees of corporations in Europe and Asia for more than 15 years. Our school offers practical real-world business English courses which are hard to find and yet we feel professionals learning English for their careers are looking for.

Working on your own time, you will encounter realistic business situations that you face in your career. You will make telephone calls, take part in meetings, deliver presentations, e-mail, negotiate, solve problems and make decisions - all in the English you need to be successful!
Business English Programs; Online English Programs. We offer 3-day Career English seminars in International
Sales & Marketing, International Import-Export and Mini-MBA.
10. Lsi San Diego
Courses / Programs
LSI is conveniently located in the heart of San Diego near shops, restaurants, public transport and other services. Attractions such as San Diego Zoo, the Symphony Hall and the San Diego Bay are all within walking distance. The school is modern, with 12 spacious and naturally lit classrooms and a computer room with 9 computers and free internet access. We offer a variety of leisure and social activities, from surfing, snorkelling and sailing, to beach parties and concerts and even skydiving. A great many of these events are free or inexpensive. We arrange excursions to Los Angeles, Las Vegas, the Grand Canyon and to sporting and cultural events.
Courses include Standard 20 (20 fifty-minute lessons per week), Intensive 30 (30 lessons per week), MEB - Modular English for Business, Cambridge Exam courses, EET - English for (non-native) English Teachers, Executive Courses (one to one available), and more.

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