English Language Center

About English Language Center

ELC English Language Center has over 38 years of experience

Since 1978, the English Language Center (ELC) has offered year-round quality English language courses to students from all over the world. ELC English language schools are located in the best areas of Los Angeles, Boston, and Santa Barbara.

ELC has offered Junior Programs of the highest quality since 1995. During the winter, ELC offers a Winter Junior Program in Los Angeles, Boston, and Santa Barbara. During the summer, ELC offers a Summer Junior Program on campus at UCLA, UCSB, and Wheelock College. A combination of courses, activities, and excursions creates the perfect balance of learning and fun. Our Junior Programs are designed to provide exceptional support, supervision, and excitement, ensuring our students' experiences are educationally, socially, and culturally enriching.

Top Reasons Students Choose ELC

*Over 20 years of experience running Junior Programs
*High quality English courses
*Unique Locations
*Multi-level placement which allows students to be placed into the most appropriate level for each skill area
*Flexibility- start dates each week, one-week minimum
*Variety of afternoon activity programs
*Diversity that creates a community from over 20 countries
*ELC's warm and attentive staff will make sure all of your needs are attended to throughout the program

Information about our Main Schools:

Courses and Programs at ELC’s English Language Schools
ELC offers a variety of English language courses. Our most popular General English courses are Intensive English, Semi-Intensive Plus English, and Semi-Intensive English. Students planning to attend university in the United States can choose one of our Academic Programs, which include the University Pathways Program, Academic Year Program, and Academic Semester Program for long- term intensive English study. ELC’s academic programs allow students to combine long-term General English classes with TOEFL, IELTS, or Cambridge preparation classes. For business professionals, ELC also offers a full range of business English courses at its Boston school. ELC also offers 50+ and English Plus Programs at all three schools.

Language School and More
ELC can arrange quality housing for students. Each ELC language school has a full-time housing coordinator to help find students the perfect American homestay. ELC housing coordinators can also arrange housing in apartments, student residences, and other accommodations.

ELC is accredited by ACCET and by the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to issue the SEVIS Form I-20, which is a requirement for the F-1 student visa. In addition, ELC maintains memberships in IALC, EnglishUSA, NAFSA, and ALTO.



May 2019 - September 2019 Provo, UT
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