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Description : English courses in English Language Center (ELC) Santa Barbara

English Language Center (ELC) Santa Barbara
English Language Center (ELC) Santa Barbara
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Ranking: 78.9
Accommodation type: residence, apartment, host family
Language of studies English
Education type: co-educational school
from $ 490.00 / week
Program name
Date
Age
Cost
Annual
16+
from 490 $ / week
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Description

Quick overview:

  • Educational period: all year round;
  • Age: from 16 years old;
  • Language level: from beginner.

Classes start every Monday. Training lasts at least 1 week, the upper limit is unlimited. Classes are held either in groups (9-10 people, maximum 12), or individually.

Courses are divided into several types according to the number of classes:

  • Intensive English Courses = 30 lessons per week;
  • Semi-Intensive + Course = 24 lessons per week;
  • Semi-Intensive Course = 20 lessons per week;
  • Incomplete course (part-time course) = 10 lessons per week;
  • Combination Course = 20 lessons per group and 10 individual lessons per week;
  • Individual Intensive Course = 20 individual lessons per week.

The educational program is built around the main sections of the language:

  • Grammar;
  • Speaking;
  • Listening;
  • Written speech;
  • Reading;
  • Pronunciation.

In addition to basic classes on all types of courses (except part-time courses), international student has the opportunity to study in optional subjects (each student chooses one elective).

List of electives:

  • Individualized Intensive Course:
    • Business English;
    • English in Law;
    • English in Medicine;
    • Correct pronunciation;
    • Reporting skills and essays.
  • For all other courses:
  • American culture;
  • Cinema and Media;
  • American Slang;
  • Reducing the emphasis;
  • Business English;
  • Writing.

During the training at the center, students immerse themselves in the world of the English-speaking environment and adapt to the educational system, culture and lifestyle in the United States.

 

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Program name
Date
Age
Cost
Annual
16+
from 490 $ / week

Quick overview:

  • Educational period: all year round;
  • Age: from 16 years old;
  • Language level: from beginner.

Classes start every Monday. Training lasts at least 1 week, the upper limit is unlimited. Classes are held either in groups (9-10 people, maximum 12), or individually.

Courses are divided into several types according to the number of classes:

  • Intensive English Courses = 30 lessons per week;
  • Semi-Intensive + Course = 24 lessons per week;
  • Semi-Intensive Course = 20 lessons per week;
  • Incomplete course (part-time course) = 10 lessons per week;
  • Combination Course = 20 lessons per group and 10 individual lessons per week;
  • Individual Intensive Course = 20 individual lessons per week.

The educational program is built around the main sections of the language:

  • Grammar;
  • Speaking;
  • Listening;
  • Written speech;
  • Reading;
  • Pronunciation.

In addition to basic classes on all types of courses (except part-time courses), international student has the opportunity to study in optional subjects (each student chooses one elective).

List of electives:

  • Individualized Intensive Course:
    • Business English;
    • English in Law;
    • English in Medicine;
    • Correct pronunciation;
    • Reporting skills and essays.
  • For all other courses:
  • American culture;
  • Cinema and Media;
  • American Slang;
  • Reducing the emphasis;
  • Business English;
  • Writing.

During the training at the center, students immerse themselves in the world of the English-speaking environment and adapt to the educational system, culture and lifestyle in the United States.

 

Annual
16+
from 4 275 $ / 9 weeks

Quick overview:

  • Periods of the program: All year round except January and February;
  • Age: from 16 years old;
  • Language level: from Intermediate.

The program includes preparation for passing one of the two certificates (according to the level of language proficiency):

  • Cambridge First Certificate in English (FCE);
  • Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE).

Students receive 30 English lessons per week (50 minutes each). All students before enrollment pass a test to determine the level of knowledge, for a more accurate determination of their level. Teachers of the center thoroughly analyze with students all sections of the exam, focusing on problematic and difficult tasks. After completing the course, students take exams.

Annual
16+
from 4 275 $ / 9 weeks

Brief information:

  • Periods of the educational program: All year round except January and February;
  • Age: from 16 years old;
  • Language level: from Intermediate.

About the educational program: The program includes preparation for passing Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE). International students receive 30 English lessons per week (50 minutes each). All students before enrollment pass a test to determine the level of knowledge, for a more accurate determination of their level. Teachers of the center thoroughly analyze with the students all sections of the exam, focusing on problematic and difficult tasks. After completing the course, students take exams.

Quick overview:

  • Periods of the course: all year round;
  • Age: from 16 years old;
  • Language level: from beginner.

Foreign students have the opportunity to thoroughly tighten their level of language by engaging in this program. The program is supported by educational institutions-partners of the center (43 colleges and universities). The course "Academic Semester" lasts 12, 16 or 20 weeks.

Students choose to organize an intensive course (30 lessons per week) or a semi-intensive course (24 lessons per week). Students who need individual lessons can add them to their training program.

If international student needs individual lessons, their cost will not be included in the basic cost of the course. For all questions related to adding individual classes / costs please contact our specialists.

Annual
16+
from 490 $ / week

About the educational program:

  • Dates of the program: all year round;
  • Age: from 16 years old;
  • Language level: from beginner.

The program is specially designed for those who want to not only tighten their language level, but also prepares to enter the US higher educational institutions. During the training, international students receive active consultations about the admission to the Bachelor's or Master's programs of partner institutions of the center (43 institutions).

The start date depends on the desired length of study and the start date of the semester at the chosen university. Students with a low level of language are first actively engaged in language to raise the level.

Students are engaged in an intensive or semi-intensive course. Students meet regularly with their academic mentor, who gives the student regular advice on admission to the chosen school. Upon successful completion of the program, the student significantly increases the level of the language and enters the bachelor's or master's program.

Annual
25+
from 2 975 $ / week

Quick overview:

  • Dates of the course: all year round;
  • Age: from 25 years old;
  • Language level: any.

The program is designed for business executives and senior and middle managers. The teacher focuses on those aspects that are especially necessary for the student. Individual classes help to improve the level of the language efficiently and in a short time.

Annual
16+
from 530 $ / 2 weeks

Quick overview:

  • Periods of the educational program: all year round;
  • Age: from 16 years old;
  • Language level: any.

About the educational program: Programs for those who want to combine learning English with an active hobby - Yoga. International students are engaged in a semi-intensive English course. After lunch and during the weekend students attend various events in the chosen direction. If you want, you can extend the course for 1 week.

Quick overview:

  • Dates of the program: all year round;
  • Age: from 16 years old;
  • Language level: from beginner.

About the educational program: Program for those who want to combine learning English with tennis. International students are engaged in a semi-intensive English course. After lunch and during the weekend students attend various events in the chosen direction (Tennis). If you want, you can extend the course for 1 week.

 

Brief information:

  • Available dates of the course: all year round;
  • Age: from 16 years old;
  • Language level: any.

About the educational course: The educational program for those who want to combine learning English with an active hobby -surfing. International students are engaged in a semi-intensive English course. After lunch and during the weekend students attend various events in the chosen direction. If you want, you can extend the course for 1 week.

11.05.2020 -22.05.2020 21.09.2020 -02.10.2020
50+
from 1 630 $ / 2 weeks

Quick overview:

  • Available dates of the program: September 25 to October 6;
  • Age: from 50 years old;
  • Language level: from beginner.

About the educational course: A unique program of the center for those who are over 50 years old, those who can communicate in English or just begin studying it. International students are grouped according to the level of knowledge of the English language, the classes are especially focused on grammar and communication skills.

Students are engaged in programs of basic English courses using the most modern methods and training programs. 50+ students have both general classes with other students of the center, as well as individual day classes. In their spare time students attend entertaining activities, on weekends - excursions.

Annual
14-17
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Quick overview:

  • Dates of the educational program: from January 6 to February 10;
  • Age: 14-17 years old;
  • Language level: any.

International students during the winter school are accommodated in host families and lead an active lifestyle, not only with language lessons, but also with various extracurricular activities. The program lasts a minimum of 2 weeks, students are engaged in a semi-intensive English course.

Every day after classes, students are engaged in various extracurricular activities organized by the center. On Saturday, the children spend the whole day with the host family, following schedule of the day. Sunday is devoted to various excursions of your choice.

During the winter school students not only increase their level of knowledge, but also completely immerse in the English-speaking environment and adapt to the culture and lifestyle in the United States.

27.06.2020 -01.08.2020
11-17
from 2 845 $ / 2 weeks

Brief information:

  • Available period of the educational course: from July 1 to August 5;
  • Age groups: 11-13 years and 14-17 years;
  • Language level: from beginner.

About the educational program: During the summer holidays, foreign children and adolescents have an excellent opportunity to participate in the Summer camp program. Students who choose this program, settle in the campuses of the selected university, learn English in an English-speaking environment and get acquainted with the university.

Summer camp programs are specially designed in such a way as to combine English lessons and an active extracurricular program. On weekdays (from Monday to Friday), students spend half a day learning English. The other half of the day, children devote extra-curricular activities, choosing one of the available programs:

  • Classical program;
  • Program for acquaintance with the university;
  • Special program.

On weekends students attend various excursions.

 

27.06.2020 -01.08.2020
14-17
from 3 560 $ / 2 weeks

Brief information:

  • Periods of the educational program: from July to August;
  • Age: from 17 years old;
  • Language level: from Intermediate.

The program is conducted jointly with the University of California in Santa Barbara. Classes in groups begin every Monday of all weeks of July and August. Students are engaged in the program of one of the courses to choose from:

  • Basic English Courses;
  • TOEFL Preparation Programs;
  • IELTS Preparation Programs;
  • English language programs.

A week is taught 20, 24 or 30 lessons (lesson for 50 minutes). Students of the center use all the possibilities of the university campus on a par system. This gives them an excellent opportunity to adapt to the lifestyle of the university and the American education system.

Cost of the program: contact the specialists to determine the cost of the program.

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