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ESI Teacher Stories: Meet the Teachers You'll Have When You Study English in California

May 18, 2017
When you go to English as a second language school, the teachers you have for your classes are a big part of what makes the experience so special. The right teacher can help you gain confidence in your English skills, teach you helpful techniques for…

Sightseeing Opportunities You Can Enjoy When You Begin Your Intensive English Studies in California

May 16, 2017
One great thing about studying English in California is that you will be able to travel to many interesting places nearby. California has many beautiful natural sights to visit, as well as many interesting businesses and tourist destinations to check out. Want some ideas for…

Living in American Culture: How do You Survive the First Weeks When You Study English in California?

March 16, 2017
It’s normal to feel nervous when you move to a new country to study. Being in a new place where people speak a different language, eat different food, and have a different culture is a lot of change to experience all at once. Fortunately, it’s…

Looking for the Perfect Place to Learn English? 3 Reasons to Take English Courses in California

February 16, 2017
Learning how to speak, read, and write in English can be beneficial. It can get you ready for understanding university class material, and help you communicate with others in the classroom and in your future career. Want to get started learning English? Consider studying English…

3 Benefits of Language Exchange During Intensive English Studies

January 23, 2017
If you enroll in at least two months of classes at English Studies Institute (ESI), you can participate in a language exchange program with students from the University of California, Berkeley. Through your exchange, you will get the chance to meet another student or students…

4 Ways Students in English Courses in the USA Can Quickly Improve Communication Skills

December 16, 2016
If your goal is to learn English, there are many fun ways to practice and improve your skills. Of course, the best way to learn any language is to practice as much as possible, particularly by talking with native English speakers. By surrounding yourself with…

How English School in California Prepares You for University Transfer

November 17, 2016
Earning a degree from a university in the USA opens doors to a world of opportunities. To meet the English language requirements for admission, an intensive English language program like those offered at English Studies Institute (ESI) is the best way to improve your communication…

A Day in the Life of an ESI Student Taking Intensive English Courses

November 15, 2016
While it’s nice to know that English Studies Institute’s courses are all taught by qualified and experienced professionals, it’s also good to have an idea of the kinds of things you will do during the classes they teach. Knowing what types of daily activities you…

5 After-Class Activities You Can Participate in While You Study English in California

September 15, 2016
Learning English can happen anywhere! It happens both inside and outside the classroom at schools like the English Studies Institute (ESI) in California. In ESI English courses, students learn to read, write, speak, and understand English better. The learning does not stop when class time…

How Giving Back Can Help You Practice English While You Pursue Intensive English Studies

August 18, 2016
If you want to really learn English, reading books and taking classes are just the beginning. The best way to learn any language is by being immersed in the culture, communicating with native speakers and practicing your new skills in different environments. At the English…

 

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