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Language school OHLA Los Angeles (OHLA Los Angeles)

Address:  Building D-100, 15301 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA 91403

Description Language school OHLA Los Angeles (OHLA Los Angeles)

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The modern and popular OHLA Los Angeles (OHLA Los Angeles) is located in The Sherman Oaks Galleria and is based on the DeVry University campus (in connection with the location, students from 18 years of age and older can attend ). This is a rich, well-groomed and prestigious area near Beverly Hills, Hollywood and Bel Air, within walking distance (including the Sherman Oaks Galleria complex) there are many restaurants, cafes and bars, shops, shopping and entertainment centers, A large sports center and a cinema. This area is considered very famous - it was even filmed in several full-length Hollywood blockbusters ("Terminator 2" and "Transformers").

The OHLA Los Angeles School was opened on January 11, 2016 and is part of the Open Hearts Educational Association (OHLA), which has been training foreign students for over 16 years. These are effective and balanced English language programs adapted to the particularities and needs of foreign students: it will help to significantly improve the language level, develop speech and communication skills, prepare for international language exams and entrance to the university.

OHLA Los Angeles is located almost on the shore of the Pacific Ocean: in their spare time students will be able to luxuriate on the beach and enjoy the affectionate Californian sun, as well as discover all the advantages of the urban infrastructure of Los Angeles. It is one of the most developed, large, interesting and multinational cities in the United States, which never sleeps and where life boils around the clock.

Programs and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Language school OHLA Los Angeles (OHLA Los Angeles)

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
Annual
16+
from 275 $ / week

English language courses: standard (20 hours per week), semi-intensive (24 lessons per week), intensive (28 lessons per week).

  • 1 lesson = 50 minutes.
  • Lessons start: every second Monday of the month, all year round
  • Group size: 12-15 people and small classes (up to 8 people)
  • Minimum level of preparation: any, from the initial and above.

This universal English course is suitable for students with any requests and requirements - among the options of this program for everyone there is an optimal and effective course. Lessons do not end in the classroom - students can practice their knowledge and skills during leisure activities, excursions, sightseeing tours around the city, in communication with native English speakers. Language practice occurs constantly, daily and hourly - only in conditions of constant communication in English, one can learn the language in its modern, lively and lively form, just as naturally as the mother tongue was studied.

We study all the main language skills: reading, listening, writing and speaking, grammar; Vocabulary is actively expanding, phonetics (correct pronunciation) and the basics of syntax are also studied. There are 8 levels of English knowledge:

  • Pre-Basic
  • Basic I and II
  • Intermediate I and II
  • Advanced I and II
  • Elite.

At each level, 12 weeks are allocated, which are divided into 6 thematic blocks (respectively, two weeks each), after which the students write a screening test and, subject to good results (as well as high attendance), can move to the next level. Initial testing for the primary level of knowledge is also performed before the classes start: it consists of a standard exam and a personal interview.

The program is divided into several intensity options - each student chooses the most convenient and priority for himself:

1) Standard

This is 20 lessons weekly, on weekdays (Monday to Friday, from 9:00 to 12:40). Three times a week you can visit the Talking Club for free, to additionally practice linguistic and conversational skills, to gain confidence in your own communication skills.

2) Intensive

24 lessons weekly (Monday to Friday from 9:00 to 12:40 + Monday to Thursday from 13:10 to 14:00). In addition to the main curriculum, 2 elective courses are attached (lessons are held after lunch): students choose courses independently, they can change them during the year. Examples of electives:

  • English in the workplace
  • Application of grammatical rules
  • Clarity and confidence
  • Successful negotiations
  • Reading strategy
  • Communication for fluency of speech
  • Producing a presentation
  • Mastery in pronunciation of English sounds.

3) Super-Intensive

30 lessons per week for the most stubborn and ambitious students: Monday to Friday (9:00 - 12:40) and Monday to Thursday (14:10 to 15:00). Here, students can choose up to 4 additional courses to the main curriculum - a set of courses can be changed throughout the year.

4) Combined course

35 lessons per week: from Monday to Friday (9:00 - 12:40) students master the main language course, and from 14:10 to 17:00 are preparing to successfully pass the selected language test.

The cost of training is:

1) English language courses (standard, 20 lessons per week): $ 275 / week; When booking a course of 2-8 weeks = 30% discount, 9-16 weeks = 35% discount, over 17 weeks = 40%
2) English language courses (semi-intensive, 24 lessons per week) = $ 300 / week; When booking a course of 2-8 weeks = 30% discount, 9-16 weeks = 35% discount, over 17 weeks = 40%
3) English language courses (intensive, 28 lessons per week) = $ 330 / week; When booking a course of 2-8 weeks = 30% discount, 9-16 weeks = 35% discount, over 17 weeks = 40%
4) Individual lessons (10 lessons weekly) = $ 525 / week; When booking a course of 2-8 weeks = 30% discount, 9-16 weeks = 35% discount, over 17 weeks = 40%
5) Pathway Program = $ 330 / week; When booking a course of 2-8 weeks = 30% discount, 9-16 weeks = 35% discount, over 17 weeks = 40%.

The price does not include and is paid additionally:

  • Registration fee = 120 $
  • Original visa invitation = $ 80
  • Teaching aids, books and materials = 50 $ -150 $ (the cost depends on the chosen course)
  • Surcharge for accommodation during the peak season
  • Selection of a variant of family residence = $ 170
  • SEVIS collection for intensive courses (more than 20 hours per week) = $ 200
  • Transfer in both directions, meeting and seeing off at the airport (upon prior request).
Annual
16+
from 330 $ / week
  • Minimum duration: 4 weeks
  • 1 lesson = 50 minutes.
  • Lessons start: every second Monday, year-round
  • Group size: 8 people
  • Minimum age: 16 years
  • Minimum level of preparation: Intermediate II and above.

The course of specialized preparation for entering the university includes classes in basic academic disciplines, improving the language level and preparing for the successful passing of the selected language exam (TOEFL, IELTS, Cambridge - FCE / CAE).
From Monday to Thursday, students are engaged in small groups of 8 people: from 14:10 to 16:00 group lessons are provided, and from 16:10 to 17:00 - individual laboratory works and projects. Weekly on Fridays, students write test tests similar to real university exams; Long-term laboratory studies can also be arranged (3 academic hours).

The cost of training is:

  • Pathway Program = $ 330 / week; When booking a course of 2-8 weeks = 30% discount, 9-16 weeks = 35% discount, over 17 weeks = 40%.

The price does not include and is paid additionally:

  • Registration fee = 120 $
  • Original visa invitation = $ 80
  • Teaching aids, books and materials = 50 $ -150 $ (the cost depends on the chosen course)
  • Surcharge for accommodation during the peak season
  • Selection of a variant of family residence = $ 170
  • SEVIS collection for intensive courses (more than 20 hours per week) = $ 200
  • Transfer in both directions, meeting and seeing off at the airport (upon prior request).
  • Minimum duration: 1 week
  • 1 lesson = 50 minutes.
  • Beginning of classes: on Mondays
  • Group size: 1 person
  • Minimum age: 16 years
  • Minimum level of preparation: initial and higher.

10 individual lessons are held per week with an experienced teacher, on weekdays from 14:10 to 17:00 at the chosen time.

Individual lessons are the fastest and most effective way of learning the language: the structure and subject of the lesson, the intensity and duration of the lesson are fully adapted to individual needs and requirements. You can devote time to general English, focus on complex topics or aspects, work on pronunciation and get rid of the accent, learn business English. In addition, you can take lessons in Spanish. Also, tete-a-tete classes will help you effectively prepare for the passing of language testing or for admission to the chosen university.

The cost of training is:

  • Individual lessons (10 lessons weekly) = $ 525 / week; When booking a course of 2-8 weeks = 30% discount, 9-16 weeks = 35% discount, over 17 weeks = 40%

The price does not include and is paid additionally:

  • Registration fee = 120 $
  • Original visa invitation = $ 80
  • Teaching aids, books and materials = 50 $ -150 $ (the cost depends on the chosen course)
  • Surcharge for accommodation during the peak season
  • Selection of a variant of family residence = $ 170
  • SEVIS collection for intensive courses (more than 20 hours per week) = $ 200
  • Transfer in both directions, meeting and seeing off at the airport (upon prior request).

Accommodation and food

Students are offered several options for comfortable and safe living:

1) Host family = from $ 230 / week.

Each family is carefully checked and constantly supervised by school staff, special coordinators. Members of host families are direct speakers of the language (English and Spanish), honest and decent American citizens. Students are provided with rooms for 1-2 people (double - on request), half-board meals (breakfasts and dinners 7 days a week). The road to the educational building takes 45-90 minutes by public transport, the houses are located in quiet and safe areas. The room includes everything necessary for living (furniture, appliances, a place for study and for storing things).

2) A common residence or apartments = from $ 390 / week.

There are three residences available, each student can choose the best option to his liking:

  • Best Western Residence is located at a distance of 15 minutes from the educational building at a calm pace. This cozy studio for 1-2 people with its own kitchen (refrigerator, microwave oven), bathroom and toilet, two workstations for study, free Internet access (Wi-Fi), cable TV, and a safe. A cleaning service is provided, towels and linen are changed weekly, in addition pupils can use the laundry. 24-hour security, has its own fitness center and swimming pool with Jacuzzi; Near the residence is a popular restaurant Denny's. Arrivals are held on Sundays, departures on Saturdays, minimum booking period is 2 weeks, minimum age of students is 18 years. Upon check-in, a deposit (refundable) of $ 100 is taken.
  • Sherman Oaks Extended Stay - comfortable student hostel; The road to the school will take about half an hour on a regular shuttle bus. These are cozy single and double rooms with kitchen (stove, refrigerator, coffee machine, microwave oven, kitchen tools and utensils), bathroom and toilet, workstations for each student and free access to Wi-Fi, cable TV. Weekly cleaning of the rooms (including a change of towels and bed linen), laundry. The price includes ready-made breakfasts (grabandgo, as it is otherwise called - "take and go"), as well as 24-hour security. The minimum age for students is 18, the minimum booking period is 2 weeks (arrivals on Sundays, departures on Saturdays). Upon check-in, a deposit of $ 100 (refundable) will be charged.
  • Tarzania Inn Residence is located about half an hour by bus from the main school building. This comfortable, fully equipped studio for 1-2 people: each has a bathroom and toilet, kitchen (refrigerator, microwave oven), work places for work, cable TV, access to Wi-Fi. Weekly cleaning of rooms (including change of bed linen and towels), laundry service is provided. The price includes a continental breakfast, a swimming pool and 24-hour security. The minimum age for living is 18 years, the minimum booking period is 2 weeks (arrivals on Sundays, departures on Saturdays). Upon check-in, a deposit of $ 100 (refundable) will be charged.

3) Renting rooms or apartments that correspond to all individual wishes = from 500 $ / month.

Cost of living (per week per person):

1) Host family (half board, private room): from January 1 to May 14 = $ 230, from May 15 to September 3 = $ 280, from September 4 to December 31 = $ 230. Additional night = 40-50 $
2) Best Western residence (personal room): from January 1 to May 14 = $ 780, from May 15 to September 3 = $ 900, from September 4 to December 31 = $ 780. Additional night = 120-140 $3) Best Western residence (double room): from January 1 to May 14 = $ 390, from May 15 to September 3 = $ 450, from September 4 to December 31 = $ 390. Additional night = 60-70 $
4) Residence Sherman Oaks Extended (personal room): from January 1 to May 14 = $ 780, from May 15 to September 3 = $ 860, from September 4 to December 31 = $ 780 . Additional night = 120-140 $
5) Sherman Oaks Extended Residence (double room): from January 1 to May 14 = $ 390, from May 15 to September 3 = $ 430, from September 4 to December 31 = $ 390. Additional night = 60-70 $
6) Summer Residence Tarzana Inn Residence (personal room): from May 15 to September 3 = $ 820. Additional night = 120 $
7) Summer Residence Tarzana Inn Residence (double room): from May 15 to September 3 = $ 410. Additional night = 60 $.

Subjects, specialties

Subjects list: business English, Classes in mini-groups, English, English for teenagers, English for the summer, General English, IELTS preparation, Individual english, Individual lessons, Intensive English, Preparation for TOEFL, Preparation of CAE and FCE

Events Language school OHLA Los Angeles (OHLA Los Angeles)

In their spare time, OHLA Los Angeles students can visit the brightest and most famous sights of the city and the region. You can go to Universal Studios Hollywood (pay an extra $ 92), relax on Santa Monica Bay and Pier, visit the Griffith Observatory, the famous Brandbury Building, the California Science Center, The Getty Center, go to Rodeo Drive and go shopping , Take a picture on the legendary Hollywood Walk of Fame. In Los Angeles are the headquarters of many famous sports teams: Los Angeles Dodgers (baseball), Los Angeles Kings (hockey), Los Angeles Galaxy (football), and all year round there are large-scale games and games, festivals, shows and city holidays , Various concerts, exhibitions and performances.

The city is famous for its excellent transport work and the well-established interchanges of the metro and buses - it can be easily reached not only to any area, but also to the nearby cities: San Diego, San Francisco, Las Vegas.

Extracurricular program is available for students after lunch (approximately from 13:30 to 17:00 on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays) throughout the weekend. Some excursions are available at an additional cost: for example, visiting the city zoo and the Botanical Gardens ($ 18), the Los Angeles County Museum of Art ($ 15).

Advantages

  • International atmosphere: today students from more than 60 countries of the world study here
  • Direct partnership with many universities in the USA and Canada
  • Comfortable and safe living conditions, cozy residences
  • Well-equipped campus, modern infrastructure, availability of all necessary equipment and equipment
  • Successful territorial location in one of America's most original, interesting and unique cities
  • Academic programs are balanced and effective.

Equipment Language school OHLA Los Angeles (OHLA Los Angeles)

OHLA Los Angeles has its own extensive library with access to electronic resources, spacious classrooms, computer rooms, a student lounge for relaxation, free free wireless internet access.

Term dates and fees

The entire OHLA Los Angeles program is divided into levels (each takes 12 weeks), which consist of thematic blocks of 2 weeks each. New students are advised to start classes from the beginning of any unit: this will help them to join the work more quickly, engage more intensely and efficiently, and keep up with the rest of the students.

Tuition fees are:

1) English language courses (standard, 20 lessons per week): $ 275 / week; When booking a course of 2-8 weeks = 30% discount, 9-16 weeks = 35% discount, over 17 weeks = 40%
2) English language courses (semi-intensive, 24 lessons per week) = $ 300 / week; When booking a course of 2-8 weeks = 30% discount, 9-16 weeks = 35% discount, over 17 weeks = 40%
3) English language courses (intensive, 28 lessons per week) = $ 330 / week; When booking a course of 2-8 weeks = 30% discount, 9-16 weeks = 35% discount, over 17 weeks = 40%
4) Individual lessons (10 lessons weekly) = $ 525 / week; When booking a course of 2-8 weeks = 30% discount, 9-16 weeks = 35% discount, over 17 weeks = 40%
5) Pathway Program = $ 330 / week; When booking a course of 2-8 weeks = 30% discount, 9-16 weeks = 35% discount, over 17 weeks = 40%.

The price does not include and is paid in addition:

  • Registration fee = 120 $
  • Original of the visa invitation = 80 $
  • Teaching aids, books and materials = 50 $ -150 $ (the cost depends on the course chosen )
  • Surcharge for accommodation during the peak season
  • Selection of the option of family residence = $ 170
  • SEVIS fee for intensive courses (more than 20 hours per week) = 200 $
  • Transfer in both directions, meeting and seeing off at the airport (upon prior request).

Entry requirements and extra fees how to apply, what is required to enrol

Required documents, depending on the type of institution:

camp / language school
  • copy of 1 page
  • certificate of language proficiency (if any)
private school, boardinghouse
  • copy of the 1 Pages of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school report card with grades for the last 2-4 years (depending on the school)
  • school registration form
  • recommendation letters from Teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and a class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal
  • Testing for knowledge of mathematics, language, other subjects
  • Interview with a representative of the school (possibly in person or by Skype)
  • Literacy, awards, student personal achievements (if any)
  • motivation letter (not for all schools)
  • passport size photo (depending on the school from 1 to 12 pcs)
  • medical certificate of the general health of the child , Discharge of vaccinations
  • birth certificate of the schoolboy (s)
university
  • copy of the page 1 passport of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school certificate for the bachelor, diploma of Higher education for the master
  • letters of recommendation from teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and the class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal / dean
  • certificates, awards, personal achievements of the student (if any)
  • motivation letter / personal statement
  • interview with a representative of the institution


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- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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