LSI San Diego
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The Location
LSI San Diego is located in a modern building in the heart of the city, close to all amenities and within easy walking distance of such attractions as San Diego Zoo, the Gaslamp District, Balboa Park and the San Diego Bay.

The School
The school occupies 3 floors in a wellappointed facility including: 20 fully equipped
classrooms; a large comfortable common room with a library where students can gather to socialize; a large lunchroom with vending machines, refrigerator and microwave ovens where students can prepare their lunch and relax with other students. There is also a computer lab for computer-based coursework
and exam preparation.

The Lifestyle
Fantastic weather and the city’s proximity to beaches, islands, mountains and deserts mean that recreational opportunities abound in the San Diego region. Social activities include beach parties, surfing, sailing and even snow skiing, and organised trips to Los Angeles, Las Vegas and Mexico.

  • Surfing
  • Airport/Station transfer
  • Host family accommodation
  • Host family accommodation without students of same native language
  • In hotel/guesthouse
  • Student Residence
  • Hiking
  • Historical sightseeing
  • Local cultural events (festivals, etc.)


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This course is for students aged: 16-99
Levels: Advanced, Basic, Intermediate
Class Sizes: Large, 11-20 students, Medium, 6-10 students
Location Type: Town/City
Weekly Hours: General 15-25 hrs/wk, Intensive 25+ hrs/wk, Relaxed 10-15 hrs/wk
Afternoon 10
• 10 lessons per week (2 lessons per day)**
• Duration: 10 x 50† minutes (8.34 hours per week)
• 15 students max.‡ per class
• Intermediate to Advanced levels
• Course length: 1–50 weeks
• Conversational English/Business English/Exam Preparation
• Age 16+

General 20
• 20 lessons per week (4 lessons per day)
• Duration: 20 x 50† minutes (16.67 taught hrs/wk;
20 clock hrs*/wk in the US)
• 15 students max‡. per class
• Beginner to Advanced levels
• Course length: 1–50 weeks
• Age 16+
During the lessons you rapidly improve your communication skills in a variety of everyday situations. Classes cover grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, speaking, listening, reading and writing. You use a text book and a wide variety of materials and exercises including role-plays, authentic materials, newspapers, magazines, YouTube and other internet content.
Intensive Courses
LSI offers 25 or 30 lesson options per week on our Intensive courses. All our intensive courses follow the General 20 course in the morning (lessons 1–4). During the afternoon lessons (lessons 5–6) there are a range of electives to suit all levels, needs and interests.
Intensive 25 afternoon lessons run twice weekly whereas Intensive 30 runs every afternoon.
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This course is for students aged: 16-99
Location Type: Town/City
Weekly Hours: General 15-25 hrs/wk, Intensive 25+ hrs/wk
Levels: Intermediate, Advanced
Class Sizes: Medium, 6-10 students, Large, 11-20 students
LSI students have a very high success rate in examinations.
We will be delighted to help you decide which of the many examination courses we offer is right for you.
Well structured programmes and advice on exam strategies from experienced teachers ensure that you are fully prepared when you take your exam. Please remember to check with us that the examination of your choice is available during your planned stay at LSI.

We offer TOEFL/IELTS/SAT/GMAT and Cambridge FCE, CAE and CPE preparation.
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This course is for students aged: 16-99
Weekly Hours: Intensive 25+ hrs/wk, General 15-25 hrs/wk
Location Type: Town/City
Levels: Intermediate, Advanced
Class Sizes: Medium, 6-10 students, Large, 11-20 students
LSI’s Academic English programme gives you the skills in spoken and written English that you need to succeed at an English-speaking university or college. The programme is flexible and can be tailored to meet your individual needs.
Academic English combines general English with a focus on key academic skills and exam English. The programme includes regular, focussed grammar and vocabulary reviews, which allows students to target their individual language needs while developing their academic reading and writing skills. This is all supported by specialised, targeted, online resources through our online learning system, E-LSI.
• Duration: 30 x 50 minutes (25 hours)
• 15 students max. per class
• Intermediate to Advanced levels
• Course length: 4–48 weeks
• Age 16+
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This course is for students aged: 16-99
Weekly Hours: General 15-25 hrs/wk, Intensive 25+ hrs/wk
Location Type: Town/City
Levels: Intermediate, Advanced
Class Sizes: Medium, 6-10 students, Large, 11-20 students
English is the international language of business. We have therefore developed a special, flexible, 12 module course designed to rapidly improve your business communication skills.
Every 12 weeks, we recycle the modules with a fresh syllabus. This means students who wish to study longer and consolidate and expand their knowledge of a particular area, can do so without repeating any material.

• Intermediate to Advanced levels
• 10 lessons per week
• Afternoon option on our LSI Intensive 30 course
• Can also be part of the ISY programme
• Module start dates: contact school
• Age 16+
• Students can join every Monday

In each module, through a combination of written exercises, presentations, dialogues and role-plays in realistic business situations, you will practice and improve your skills in: business vocabulary and “buzz words”, email, memo and letter writing, negotiating, interviewing and telephoning in English.
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This course is for students aged: 16-99
Weekly Hours: Relaxed 10-15 hrs/wk, General 15-25 hrs/wk, Intensive 25+ hrs/wk
Levels: Intermediate, Advanced, Basic
Class Sizes: One-to-One, Small, 2-5 students
LSI Professional offers Business English lessons taught online by qualified LSI teachers. Our intensive online English courses for business have a problem-solving approach to help with your professional needs.

We provide tailor-made business English courses online for companies, individuals, small groups and job seekers. Our classes are delivered at your convenience and our teachers will help with all aspects of professional English including:

Telephoning
Business writing
Presentation skills
Meetings
Strategies for negotiations
Recruitment and job seeking
Social English
Intercultural communication

Our online business English classes will cover the grammar, vocabulary and language skills you need for effective professional communication in all areas of the business world. Our aim is to provide complete English language support to help you achieve your goals.
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This course is for students aged: 16-99
Location Type: Town/City
Weekly Hours: Intensive 25+ hrs/wk
Levels: Advanced, Intermediate
Class Sizes: Medium, 6-10 students, Large, 11-20 students
The LSI University Pathway Service is designed specifically to help and prepare our students to apply to and thrive at English-speaking universities or colleges.
In addition to intensive language and academic tuition of our Academic English programme, our trained university counsellors help you choose the right university or college programme. They assist you at every stage of the application process, from start to finish.
At the same time, LSI’s academic team work with you to design a study plan tailored to your needs and then monitor your progress to ensure that you achieve these goals wherever possible.

We offer the service at all our schools in the UK, USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.
It is available to any student booking 12 weeks or more of our Intensive 30 or Academic English Programme.
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This course is for students aged: 16-99
Location Type: Town/City
Weekly Hours: Relaxed 10-15 hrs/wk, General 15-25 hrs/wk, Intensive 25+ hrs/wk
Levels: Intermediate, Advanced, Basic
Class Sizes: One-to-One, Small, 2-5 students
One-to-One
• 20, 30, 40, or 50 individual lessons per week
• Beginner to Advanced levels
• 1 lesson: 50 minutes
• Courses begin: every Monday
Individual tuition is the fastest way to learn a language. Whether you need general or specialised language, each course is designed for your needs and adapted to your rate of progress. It is the perfect option if you have specific targets or limited time. It is particularly convenient for professionals and executives preparing for a trip abroad, or negotiations and presentations in a foreign language.
Our reputation for adaptability and flexibility means that your trainers respond to any further requirements you may have.

9 Day Compact
• 82 or 92 individual lessons
• 1 lesson: 50 minutes
• 9 consecutive days
• Courses begin: every Saturday
For people with special aims which must be met in a short space of time. Requiring just one week away from the office, this course is ideal for busy professionals and executives who need to prepare for presentations and meetings in a foreign language. The course includes lunch with your teacher, giving you the opportunity to work on your social language – also vital in a business situation.

Mini Group
• 20, 30 or 40 lessons per week
• Participants: maximum 5
• Minimum age: 19 years
• Intermediate to Advanced levels*
• 1 lesson: 50 minutes
• Courses begin: every Monday
This course combines general grammar and skills development with an in-depth focus on the language of business.
The small, intensive group provides the ideal opportunity to practise negotiation, presentation and meeting skills in a realistic situation.
Intercultural awareness is important in global business and communication. The international mix of our courses and experience of our teachers provides the perfect forum in which to gain this valuable knowledge.
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This course is for students aged: 16-99
Location Type: Town/City
Weekly Hours: General 15-25 hrs/wk, Intensive 25+ hrs/wk
Levels: Intermediate, Advanced
Class Sizes: One-to-One, Small, 2-5 students
Aimed at speakers of other languages, this course equips students with the basic tools required to teach English as a Foreign Language.
Option 1: For Individuals

• General 20 (16.7 hours) plus 5 or 10
individual lessons per week
• Individual lesson: 45 minutes
(in the USA 50 minutes)
• Intermediate to Advanced levels
• Tailored to the individual

Option 2: Closed Group tuition
• Afternoon option on LSI Intensive 30 course
• Intermediate to Advanced levels
• Minimum class size: check with school
• TKT† (Teaching Knowledge Test) exam preparation offered covering 3 TKT modules over 4 weeks

Subjects covered: CLIL, Language analysis; lesson planning; teaching the skills of reading, writing, listening, speaking; classroom activities; using resources and materials; looking at learners’ needs; dealing with learners’ mistakes.

TKT modules: Language and Background to Language Learning and Teaching, Lesson Planning and Use of Resources for Language Teaching, Managing the Teaching and Learning Process.
Students will be required to keep a portfolio.
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This course is for students aged: 7-17
Location Type: Town/City
Weekly Hours: General 15-25 hrs/wk
Levels: Basic, Intermediate, Advanced
Class Sizes: Medium, 6-10 students, Large, 11-20 students
The Location
Year-round perfect weather, miles of beaches, breathtaking mountains and spectacular deserts within easy reach of the city all combine to make San Diego one of the USA’s best vacation destinations. This easy-going city is packed with things to see and do, making it one of the friendliest and most fun places for kids and teenagers to study English in the USA.

The School
The programme is based at our central LSI school.
For older juniors (12–17 years), the course includes English tuition in the mornings and a variety of activities in the afternoons and at weekends. For younger juniors (7–11 years) we offer morning English lessons in mixed ability classes.

COURSE
• 15 lessons per week
• Elementary to Advanced levels
• Afternoon activities/weekly excursions
• Full board homestay accommodation in shared room
• Students aged 7–11 can only study with parents or guardians as part of the Family Programme
• Max. 16 students per class

Start Dates
Winter 2017: Every Monday† from Jan 3 to Feb 6
(course ends Feb 10).
Summer 2017: Every Monday from Jun 26 to Jul 31 (course ends Aug 4).
Winter 2018: Every Monday† from Jan 2 to Feb 5
(course ends Feb 9).
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