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How Small Class Sizes in ESL School Give You a Learning Advantage

September 10, 2019
The size of your classroom can have an effect on how easy it is for you to learn English. For example, a class of 30 students is taught very differently from a class of 15. 30 students means 30 voices competing to be heard over…

Want to Study English in the USA? Here are 3 Things that Make California Unique

September 6, 2019
Many states in America have unique histories, landscapes, people, and stories. California, on the west coast of North America, stands out because even Americans have a hard time classifying it in the great, vast picture of the United States. Starting at the southern Mexican border…

How ESL Courses Help You Make an International Network of Friends

September 5, 2019
Learning English in the United States provides many valuable opportunities. When you study English, you get to experience English in its natural setting, participate in American culture, and even make friends from all over the world. Having an international network of friends is very beneficial….

Make Sure to Visit These Must-See Museums When You Study English near San Francisco

September 2, 2019
ESL students learning English near San Francisco this summer will have many fun attractions to visit.  The Golden Gate Bridge, Union Square, and Silicon Valley are all top attractions to see during your studies. In addition, there are also many wonderful museums to explore. Here…

Back to School Tips for Students Beginning ESL School in California

August 30, 2019
It’s normal to be nervous when returning to school. Fortunately, there is plenty to look forward to when you’re about to start studying English in California. There’s lots to see and do when you’re learning here, but try not to get distracted too much. It’s…

Learning English as a Second Language? An Art-Lover’s Guide to San Francisco

August 29, 2019
If you want to learn English and also love art and culture, completing your studies near San Francisco can be a wonderful idea. From huge museums to tiny galleries, there are many beautiful places in San Francisco for ESL students to explore. You can even…

3 Facts About Berkeley for Students Taking ESL Courses in California

August 28, 2019
Berkeley, California is famous around the world for the University of California (UC) at Berkeley. However, you may be surprised to learn that Berkeley itself is a thriving city with many different neighborhoods, parks, and attractions to explore. Bordered by the San Francisco Bay on…

Interested in Intensive English Studies? Here’s How to Use Movies to Improve Your English

August 27, 2019
One of the benefits of learning English is that you’ll be able to watch the many movies that are made every year in English. However, you can start watching movies in English today in order to improve your English-language skills! Watching movies is an effective…

4 Weekend Trips You Can Take When You Attend English School in California

August 26, 2019
While studying in Berkeley, California, you might want to explore on your days off. When you have a free weekend, there are lots of adventures you can take nearby. Maybe you’d like to take some photographs of misty cliffs or enjoy a peaceful lake. You…

3 Ways Community Service Can Improve Cultural Immersion When Taking ESL Courses

February 21, 2019
It may seem difficult to immerse yourself in a new culture when first arriving in another country. Fortunately, community service can help you learn more about American culture and have fun at the same time! Volunteering and community service have a rich cultural history in…