The American Academy’s Programs of English as a Second Language are specially designed for international students. The Academy focuses on teaching students who want to use English in colleges, universities, business and daily life. We are fully accredited, approved by the State of California and authorized under federal law to enroll nonimmigrant students. We offer classes in San Francisco and Oakland for your convenience.
San Francisco Campus:
Another key feature of the Academy is its pleasant facilities. Our San Francisco location is comfortable, modern, and inviting, housing classrooms, offices, a computer lab, recreation room, and a cafe shop.
The Academy maintains the latest in audio, video, and computerized programs to make your learning of English effective and enjoyable. Our library includes audiotapes and software to improve your listening skills, pronunciation, TOEFL, and TOEIC test taking skills. Our video library has DVD’s designed to help you pass the TOEFL and improve fluency.
Our computer-programs will do everything from diagnosing your accent to assessing your English ability. We also have high-speed Internet access so you can surf the Web and contact friends and family back home.