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What can we say about taking an English course in Los Angeles?

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There are many reasons to learn English; career, relationships, hobbies are a few.  Choosing the right location from all that are on offer though, can be tough.

Many factors can influence your choice. City / Beach / Weather / Culture and your own future goals too. If you are interested in movies or working in the media industry, perhaps learning English in LA is right for you.

If you choose our Los Angeles English school, you will be surrounded by iconic buildings you will recognize from the movies, and you can even join an event run by the school to visit the famous HOLLYWOOD sign. There are walking tours and bus tours around the various neighbourhoods where the stars live, or you can go on a film studio tour.

If weather is a deciding factor, LA has a great a great local beach atmosphere and life is lived there by college students, Silicone Valley professionals and tourists too. A great mix. Live like a local and cycle along the beachfront meeting new friends for various activities that are held daily. Our Los Angeles English school itself holds free language workshops in informal settings to give you extra opportunities to practice your language skills. These come in the form of interesting lectures, topical conversation sessions and pronunciation practice.               

EC Language school near Santa Monica beach

EC Los Angeles is just two blocks from the iconic Santa Monica Beach and one block from the 3rd St Promenade shopping complex.  Its location is near to UCLA and Westwood Village, where most of the student accommodation is.

There are a number of courses to choose from: General English, Semi-Intensive English, and Intensive English. Each level can be tailored to help you achieve fluency while challenging yourself and developing life-long skills.

On the General English Course, you attend a core of 20 lessons per week, which will give you a practical understanding of the English language and take you all the way to fluency. Your confidence will improve in all four communication skills: speaking, listening, reading and writing. You can also choose to extend and intensify your 20 lessons per week with add-ons like one-to-one lessons.

If you are improving your English for work, you can take 20 lessons of General English with 10 lessons focused on Business English. Topics cover negotiating, management, marketing, project management, giving presentations and interview skills. If full immersion is what you are looking for, the Academic Year English programme may be the one for you.

Whichever option you choose, LA is a great choice for many reasons. And the world is your stage after all.

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