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EC San Diego

San Diego, US
1012 Prospect Street, La Jolla, CA, United States
4.40
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EC San Diego, with its wonderful Californian climate, relaxed outdoor way of life and great scenery offers students a unique opportunity for learning.

EC San Diego is located in the beautiful area of La Jolla, known for its up-market shopping and incredible beaches where seals can be spotted next to surfers and sunbathers. The school’s bright classrooms, spacious student lounge and outdoor terrace with ocean views all help to create the relaxed Californian atmosphere unique to EC San Diego.

EC San Diego offers a wide range of English language courses to suit every learner. Students come from Saudi Arabia, Brazil, Korea, Europe, and Japan and all over the world to study at EC San Diego. The majority of students here are aged between 21 and 25. The school has a capacity of 227 with 19
classrooms, 22 student computers and an average class size of 12.

Courses

At EC, we follow a 'Communicative Method' syllabus, which works to develop all four English language skills - reading, writing, speaking and listening. You will work on your language skills in small groups, pairs or individually on tasks and projects.

In addition to our courses at EC New York we run free workshops to further support your language development. Join our Lecture Series, Pronunciation Clinic, Conversation Class or Breaking News workshop for a discussion of current events.

Practise your English in social settings with our range of activities including local volunteering, and basketball, soccer and volleyball games. Also enjoy surfing lessons, kayaking in La Jolla Cove, and visits to the Zoo and Aquarium.

Type of courses

Improve your level and maximize your ability to use English with our most popular course. Choose the level of intensity that suits your needs best. General English (20 lessons per week) will give you a practical understanding of the English language and take you all the way to fluency. You will learn all four communication skills: speaking, listening, reading and writing. Intensive English (30 lessons per week) includes the above General English classes, plus an additional 10 lessons per week across a wide selection of electives ranging from Academic techniques, to Geography, Film Studies and Comparative culture and communication.

Semi-Intensive English (24 lessons per week) offering General English plus 4 lessons per week of electives.

Time and Days of the week where the course is taught: At EC San Diego, there are 3 timetables. 20/24 and 30 lessons per week Elective lessons take place Monday through Friday from 11:35 to 14:40

Lessons duration: 45 minutes in blocks of 2 lessons

Course certificate: EC Certificate at the end of your study.

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EC San Diego offers an English for Work course. For those who want to succeed in today's global workplace, this intensive English for Work course develops the
fluency, accuracy and specific communication skills you need to advance confidently in your chosen career.

Every week you will take 30 lessons: 20 lessons of General English and 10 lessons of Business English. Your 10 weekly Business English lessons will focus on areas such as; negotiating contracts; management and HR; branding and promotional strategies; project management; company budgets; business ethics and CSR. You will also develop many other workplace skills, from problem solving to preparing for an interview.

Time and Days of the week where the course is taught: Monday- Friday, 8.15 am - 6 pm Minimum of 1 week available all year. 30 lessons per week (22.5 hours)
(10 Elective lessons take place Monday through Friday from 11.45 to 14:40)

Lessons duration: 45 minutes in blocks of 2

Course certificate: EC Certificate of language course completion.

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One of the world’s most widely respected English-language tests, the Test as a Foreign Language (or TOEFL) is recognised by thousands of colleges, universities and agencies in more than 130 countries. These include the UK, US, Canada and Australia. EC San Diego offers a four or eight week course of 30 lessons per week. Your final result will reflect a thorough understanding of the TOEFL requirements, as well as a significant improvement in your reading, writing, speaking and listening. Learn the exam skills you need to meet and surpass your required score. Using sample exam papers you will learn how to effectively answer questions.

Time and Days of the week where the course is taught: Monday through Friday 8.15 am to 6 pm available all year.

Lessons duration: 45 minutes in 2 lesson blocks

Course certificate: Yes, TOEFL

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Choose a course

General - 20 Lessons per week (Intensive) Starts from £298
Duration
45mins class
Duration
1 - 52 week
Class available:
Morning
Start Dates:
Monday
General - 24 Lessons per week (Intensive) Starts from £326
Duration
45mins class
Duration
1 - 52 week
Class available:
Morning
Start Dates:
Monday
General - 30 Lessons per week (Super intensive) Starts from £374
Duration
45mins class
Duration
1 - 52 week
Class available:
Anytime
Start Dates:
Monday
Business - 30 Lessons per week (Super intensive) Starts from £374
Duration
45mins class
Duration
1 - 52 week
Class available:
Anytime
Start Dates:
Monday
TOEFL - 30 Lessons per week (Super intensive) Starts from £374
Duration
45mins class
Duration
4 - 52 week
Class available:
Anytime
Start Dates:
Monday
FACILITIES

  • EC San Diego Free Internet
    Free Internet
  • EC San Diego Student Lounge
    Student Lounge
  • EC San Diego IT Lounge
    IT Lounge
  • EC San Diego Roof Garden
    Roof Garden
  • EC San Diego Self Study Room
    Self Study Room
  • EC San Diego Interactive Whiteboards
    Interactive Whiteboards
Location
1012 Prospect Street, La Jolla, CA, United States

Picture-postcard houses, golden beaches, secluded coves and rugged landscape the Californian way of life has to be experienced to be believed. EC San Diego is located in the beautiful area of La Jolla, known for its up-market shopping and incredible beaches, where seals can be spotted at Seal rock, only 6 minutes away. Take a 30 minute trip by bus to La Jolla National Park or visit the huge, amazing La Jolla underwater park with artificial reefs & kelp beds. Enjoy shopping and eating 5 miles away at Westfield UTC shopping mall an outdoor shopping center with upmarket chain retailers, a movie theater & a skating rink.

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