By employing highly qualified and dedicated instructors and by utilising a dynamic and comprehensive curriculum, ELC provides the perfect environment for rapid language improvement.
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.
Students come from Belgium, Brazil, France, Italy, Japan, Saudi Arabia, South Korea and Switzerland.
Our approach utilises the communicative English teaching method, a way of teaching that employs a number of holistic techniques to English grammar, English vocabulary, spoken English, English listening, and English reading and writing. Our holistic techniques prioritise the ability to use these English skills in real-world situations.
Intensive Course is ELC's most popular course and covers all of the major language skills including: grammar, vocabulary, conversation, pronunciation, listening comprehension, reading, and writing. All intermediate and advanced students also have a choice of electives two afternoons per week.
Time and Days of the week where the course is taught:
Number of lessons available:
-Part time – 10 lessons
-Semi Intensive programme 20 lessons
-Semi Intensive Plus Programme 24 lessons (includes 4 elective lessons)
-Intensive Programme – 30 lessons
Average class size 9-10 max 12-14(Summer)
Start dates Every Monday, classes run from 09.00 to 12:40, and from 13:40 to 15:20
Lessons duration: 50 minutes
Course certificate: Certificate of Completion stating the course you participated in, duration of the course, and the level attained
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