Quality English schools in Los Angeles, Boston, and Santa Barbara.
If you choose to study English at our English School in Santa Barbara in the beautiful city of Santa Barbara, California, you will never want to leave. Once called California's best kept secret, Santa Barbara is known all over the world for its exceptional climate, stunning scenery, and palm-lined, white-sand beaches. A short ten-minute walk from the beach, ELC Santa Barbara is perfectly located in its own award winning building across the street from the Santa Barbara Courthouse (an architectural and historical landmark) and two blocks from State Street. Every day almost half of our students bike, skateboard or rollerblade to school. The neighborhood around the school, referred to as the arts and culture area of Santa Barbara, is pleasantly crowded with outdoor cafes, restaurants, music clubs, historical attractions, and fabulous shopping. Here in the charming, small and friendly city of Santa Barbara you will find a perfect balance between studying English and enjoying the outdoors with your school friends.
ELC Santa Barbara offers a diverse array of course options including General English, Test Preparation (Cambridge, IELTS and TOEFL), English Plus, 50+ and more. International students who study English at ELC Santa Barbara will enjoy studying English in courses taught by native speakers of American English, all of whom hold a university degree and have specialized training in Teaching English as a Second Language. Careful placement and course selection ensure that students will be studying English in the learning environment that is best for them.
The skills students acquire studying English at our school, living in our accommodations and engaging in our activities provide them with a foundation for success. ELC offers housing options including living with an American host family or staying student residence, or apartment. At ELC, we encourage students to maximize their English training through participating in afternoon activities and living in an American homestay accommodation. ELC publishes a monthly calendar that includes fun social and cultural activities in and around Santa Barbara as well as to places such as San Francisco, and Los Angeles. These activities are a great way for students to get to know the city, their classmates and the ELC staff and continue to work on improving their English skills. ELC offers extensive support services to ensure that our students study abroad experience in the United States is culturally as well as educationally enriching.
Our English school in Boston is located where the USA began. Boston is the urban center of the region called New England, and its most international city. If you choose to study English at English Language Center (ELC) in Boston, you will discover a charming world-class, international city that has a perfect blend of culture, history and education. You'll find ELC Boston in the middle of it all, on Beacon Street, in the heart of vibrant and historic Beacon Hill. ELC is conveniently located within walking distance of The Boston Common, the State House, Faneuil Hall Marketplace, Downtown Crossing and many shops, cafes and restaurants. When exploring the city of Boston there is always something new and exciting to see and learn.
At the English Language Center, we are dedicated to providing English programs of the highest quality to our international students including General English, Test Preparation (Cambridge, IELTS and TOEFL), Individual Business English, English Plus, 50+, Intensive Individual instruction, individual lessons and more. International students who study English at ELC Los Angeles will enjoy English language instruction from native speakers of American English, all of whom hold university degrees and have specialized training in Teaching English as a Second Language. Careful placement and course selection ensure that students will learn English in an environment that is best for them to improve their skills. So ELC Los Angeles is able to provide a high standard of education.
At the English Language Center, we know that our international students learn both in the classroom as well as outside of the classroom; therefore, we encourage full immersion through our accommodation and activities offerings. ELC offers many housing options including living with an American host family, sharing an apartment with classmates, enjoying the convenience of living in a nearby hotel or experiencing American university life in a campus dormitory. Our activities program in Los Angeles is filled with outdoor exploration activities. Southern California's Mediterranean climate draws students outdoors all year round—for swimming, surfing, sunbathing, golfing, boating, tennis, and dining. Public transportation makes it all available to ELC students. Afternoon activities include visits to downtown Los Angeles, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, seeing the stars at a major movie premiere, and visiting UCLA. Weekend excursions offer students the opportunity to go to baseball games at Dodger Stadium and popular places such as Disneyland, Magic Mountain, and Universal Studios. On weekend trips each student can visit San Francisco, San Diego, the Grand Canyon, Las Vegas, and other exciting attractions.
Our English Language School in Los Angeles is located in the most glamorous city in the United States. Located in sunny Southern California, Los Angeles is also one of the top travel destinations in the U.S.