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Good English skills can be very important in achieving your goals. At Columbia West College, our Semi-Intensive ESL program provides English classes in Los Angeles that can help you improve your English skills through fun activities and exposure to English in many different forms. You’ll not only get a strong foundation in core English language skills, you will also learn to communicate with native English speakers in formal and informal settings. Plus, the Semi-Intensive ESL program allows you to choose the specific English skills you want to focus on, and gives you lots of opportunities to practice, so you can gain deeper understanding and confidence.
The Semi-Intensive ESL program gives students the flexibility to learn English in Los Angeles to fit their individual needs and goals. Students choose their classes from both the Standard ESL program and the Conversation program to match their unique learning objectives. Choose from six key areas including:
Depending on your personal interests and learning objectives, you can choose to focus on the professional and academic aspects or the informal and colloquial applications of the English language. Our advisors are always available to help you determine which courses will best help you achieve your personal and professional aspirations.
Our skilled, native-English-speaking teachers use a variety of methods, media, and technologies to enhance your English learning experience. Modern approaches are combined with traditional textbooks and support materials to help students learn English as quickly as possible, including immersing students in American media and culture. Teachers will use materials such as:
to enhance student learning and provide a realistic and well-rounded English learning experience. This multi-faceted approach ensures students learn formal grammar rules as well as everyday English conversational skills. Teachers supplement their lessons with individual and group projects, presentations and interactive activities to challenge students to apply their skills.
To learn more about our Los Angeles ESL school’s courses and programs, take the next step by calling Columbia West College at (213) 368-3900. Our admissions counselors are waiting to help you choose the courses that will best help you achieve your goals, so get in touch today. You can also reach us by filling out our online contact form and, when you’re ready, submitting an online application. We look forward to seeing you in class!