ESL courses in California Archives

How Reading Literature Will Help Develop Professional English Fluency

February 20, 2020
The secret to developing your English is to immerse yourself in the language. This is easy at the English Studies Institute (ESI) as you will be learning in the heart of California surrounded by native English speakers. But you shouldn’t just be listening to English,…

How to Use Songs to Improve in Your ESL Courses in California

September 19, 2019
California is the home of some of America’s greatest bands: The Beach Boys, The Doors, and The Red Hot Chili Peppers, to name a few. If you know some of their music, then you’ll be interested to know that those songs are a wonderful tool…

Baseball to Burgers: Enjoying American Culture When You Take ESL Courses in the USA

September 12, 2019
Living in a different country and enjoying a new culture requires a sense of adventure, which is perfect if you’re interested in studying in the United States. If you ask an American about their culture, however, you might get a thousand different responses. In the…

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…

Parks and Natural Reserves You Can Explore When You Study English in California

July 19, 2018
San Francisco has some of the most beautiful natural reserves and parks in all of the United States. From lush fertile valleys in Yosemite National Park to the waters of Lake Tahoe, the variety of nature parks for ESL students to visit appears almost endless….