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Cal America Education Institute

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3700 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 200 , Los Angeles (view map)
98% (3 reviews)

About Cal America Education Institute

Founded in 1990, Cal America Education Institute is located in the heart of Los Angeles, minutes away from glamorous Rodeo Drive, the famous Grove Shopping Mall and Farmer's Market, the illustrious Kodak Theater, Universal Studios, the trendy Melrose shopping district, Santa Monica Pier, and Venice Beach. Primarily a center for academic students, our Los Angeles campus offers exceptional value and quality, with over 70% of graduates entering American colleges and universities. Cal America Los Angeles offers a diverse range of English courses and seminars including its renowned TOEFL, TOEIC, Business English, TESOL, and ESL classes ranging from Beginning to Advanced. The TOEFL course employs intensive, cutting edge techniques to help our students receive extraordinary results. All of our courses are designed to be educational, challenging, interactive and fun! Great teaching, affordable housing, a superb activities program and 345 days of sunshine are waiting for you! To learn more please visit www.cal-america.com! We look forward to seeing you in Los Angeles!

Additional Services

  • Airport/Station transfer
  • Facilities for students with disabilities
  • Student counselling
  • Visa support


  • Architecture
  • Art / Painting
  • Cultural tourism (theater, museum, etc.)
  • On campus events
  • Professional Sports events
  • Local cultural events (festivals, etc.)


General English

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This course is for students aged: 16-70

Levels: Advanced, Basic, Intermediate

Class Sizes: Medium, 6-10 students

Weekly Hours: General 15-25 hrs/wk

"Today is my last day at Cal America Education Institute. I have been studying at Cal America for about a year and a half. It’s been a wonderful time for me and I really enjoyed my studies because of the positive atmosphere, experienced teachers and sociable students. I have met peers and colleagues from many countries while being here, and I’m extremely happy I became real friends with so many of them. Also, Cal America gave me an opportunity to prepare for my future studies and for my future career. Thank you, Cal America! I love you! I wish everybody all the best and I hope to cross paths again in the future." Lana – Russia

Who is the Intensive English Program for?

Students who need a solid English language foundationStudents who want to improve their interpersonal communication skillsStudents who want to improve their skills in reading and academic writing


Classes in the program begin with an introduction and/or review of grammar and vocabulary structures, expressions and short conversations. It develops into expanded vocabulary exercises, advanced sentence structuring, use of idiomatic expressions, and extended conversations. Oral communication will be emphasized throughout the program.

We offer five different levels of IEP from Beginning to Academic.

Once you have completed the advanced course you can enroll at one of our partner schools without a TOEFL score.Learn English quickly and effectivelyLearn English from American teachers who are passionate, friendly, and professionalGet into college without a TOEFL scoreEnjoy yourself socially in the heart of Los AngelesMake new friends at school activities

English Exam Preparation

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This course is for students aged: 16-70

Levels: Advanced

Class Sizes: Medium, 6-10 students

Weekly Hours: General 15-25 hrs/wk

Do you want to attend an American university?Enroll today in a TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) IBT preparation course!Most colleges, universities, and other fine institutions accept TOEFL scores.Develop your English proficiency and fluency while learning effective tips and strategies for taking your exam.Get comprehensive English language training that covers both tests and includes grammar, writing, speaking, pronunciation, articulation, stress, intonation, reading, listening, and essential vocabulary.

Upon successful completion of Cal America’s advanced ESL and/or TOEFL program and with teachers’ recommendations, you can be accepted to some of the most popular colleges and career schools without a TOEFL score or any the score from any other standardized English proficiency test. 

"My life revolves around sports, specifically, competitive swimming. I came to the U.S. to improve my skills in swimming and to develop my English. In Los Angeles, I met interesting people that definitely changed my mind about American life.When I first arrived, I could only say a few words in English but CAL America helped me so much. I studied a lot of stimulating subjects, learned a great deal of knowledge, and established new friendships. I travel around the world a lot, but I definitely want to keep in touch with the special people which INext year I will study at an American University, where I can refine my mastery of English and swimming.
Thank you Cal America!" Lisa – Championship Swimmer

This preparation course provides a comprehensive overview of college‐level listening, speaking, reading and writing skills needed to acquire a sufficient score on the Next Generation TOEFL iBT (internet‐based) exam for entry into colleges, universities and/or various fields of employment. This course is comprehensive and covers essential vocabulary for the TOEFL IBT test, grammar, writing, speaking, pronunciation, articulation, stress, intonation, reading, and listening. With bi‐weekly assessments of test‐taking strategies and methods, you will be able to develop a high level of English language fluency and perform well on the TOEFL.

Learn from experienced instructors who employ intensive, updated techniques so you can receive extraordinary results.

Learn English quickly and effectivelyPractice accent reduction for improved communication at work or schoolLearn English from American teachers who are experienced, friendly, and professionalEnjoy yourself socially in the heart of Los AngelesMake new friends at school activitiesOfficial testing center for TOEFL, so you can take the test onsiteLearn core English skills while getting specialized exam strategy trainingGet an improved TOEFL score

Who is the TOEFL IBT preparation for?

Students preparing to take the TOEFL IBT examStudents who would like to attend college or university in the United StatesStudents who want to greatly expand their English language vocabularyStudents looking for a more advanced and in depth study of the English languageStudents interested in professional employment in any English speaking country

How do you get accepted to a college, university, or a career school without a TOEFL score?

First: Learn English at Cal-AmericaSecond: Successfully complete the advanced ESL and/or TOEFL classThird: Apply to a school that has a conditional acceptance agreement with Cal-America

English Academic preparation

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This course is for students aged: 16-70

Levels: Advanced

Class Sizes: Medium, 6-10 students

Weekly Hours: General 15-25 hrs/wk


This program is designed for students with superior English knowledge and skills or with prior experience in attending college and university level classes in the United States. Students in this program intend to further enhance their current skills to an academic competency level. By the successful completion of this program, the student should be able to demonstrate core competencies in grammar and vocabulary, written and oral presentations, technical writing, and speech writing and delivery.



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Cal America Education Institute


studied English Academic preparation


the best language school you could attend.great teachers,amazing activities,fun party's.Big shout out to GANNON,PAUL,MATT,BIANCA AND NICOLE

posted 10 years ago

Cal America Education Institute


studied General English

My wonderful experience at Cal-America

My name is Pakorn Noichinda. Iʼm from Bangkok, Thailand. I wanted to learn English, so I could be a better Electrical Engineer. I studied English at Cal-America for 6 months. When I started I was at the intermediate level and now I’m at the advanced level. I improved my IELTS score by 2 bands! When I first arrived at Cal-America, my English was so weak. I couldn’t communicate with people, and understand what they said. Moreover, my writing was very bad too. I did not know how to write in English, but now I have studied at Cal-America for 6 months. My English was improving so fast because there were all of these great teachers, good classmates, and also nice atmosphere in the school. Everybody was very nice to me, That made me so happy and I really wanted to go to the school everyday. Finally, I can communicate with people, and can write in English. Now my speaking, listening, writing and also reading are very good. Thank you Cal-America for helping me to learn English and giving me the confidence to express myself.

posted 10 years ago

Cal America Education Institute


studied English Academic preparation

My experience in this school

Great school! I love it! The teachers are 100% competent, they can explain the subtlest difference between words. The atmosphere in the classes is really positive, which is very important. And come on, a Harvard graduate for a teacher!!! Not every school can offer that!

The staff is super-friendly as well. They organize really great holidays for students. Halloween with Cal America was one of the coolest events I have ever participated in. Everyone dressed up, even the teachers! We had a costume contest, pumpkin-carving competition and no one left without candies from school. =)

posted 10 years ago



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