Language Systems - Downtown LA

3250 Wilshire Boulevard Suite 200 - Los Angeles

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The primary focus of Language Systems International is to teach English as a Second Language (ESL) and test preparation to international students in a communicative, student-centered environment.Vision Statement
Our vision is to challenge students from around the world to develop the abilities to think, read, write, listen, and communicate effectively in English. We equip international students with the critical skills needed to function successfully in an English-speaking environment, thus helping students to become successful both in their academic and professional endeavors.Values
At Language Systems International, we value diversity and encourage each student to share his or her unique cultural background.
We value a learning process in which our students are exposed to a variety of educational methods, and our classes are specially tailored to meet our students' academic needs and goals.
We value mutual understanding and friendly relationships established among students, peers and instructors through classes, outdoor activities, and campus events.

The LSI Downtown Los Angeles Center is located on Wilshire Boulevard which runs east to west from downtown Los Angeles through Beverly Hills to the ocean in Santa Monica. Universal Studios Hollywood is just a few minutes away by subway from the center. Dodger Stadium (home to the MLB team Los Angeles Dodgers) and Staples Center (home to the NBA teams Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Clippers, and home to the NHL team Los Angeles Kings) are minutes from the center as well. Also, shopping, dining, and entertainment can be enjoyed at several places around the center including The Grove (entertainment complex), Hollywood and Beverly Hills. Two top ranked universities, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and University of Southern California (USC), are close to the center as well.
Points of Interest:
Hollywood
Universal Studios
Walt Disney Concert Hall
J.Paul Getty Museum

  • Airport/Station transfer
  • Student counselling
  • Visa support
  • Host family accommodation
  • Student Residence


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This course is for students aged: 16-70
Levels: Advanced, Basic, Intermediate
Weekly Hours: General 15-25 hrs/wk, Intensive 25+ hrs/wk
ESL Levels 1 - 7 Program (18 hours/week)

The ESL Program combines three classes:
Listening & Speaking
Reading & Vocabulary
Grammar & Writing
Classes are taught by three different teachers. Because we have 7 levels in ESL Program, you will be placed in the most suitable level for you. After you complete level 5, 6 or 7, you can go on to certain colleges without a TOEFL score.

Conversation Program (18 hours/week)

he Conversation Program is designed to improve your pronunciation, idiom usage, and fluency skills. You will be able to practice and use the skills necessary for real-world situations in English. The Conversation programs is broken down into two levels: Intermediate Conversation Program
Conversation Management and Accent Reduction (CMAR)
Focus on Idioms (FOI)
Role Play Practice (RPP)
Advanced Conversation Program
Conversation Management and Accent Reduction (CMAR)
In-Depth Communication (IDC)
In-Depth Discussion (IDD)

Vacation English Program (14.4 hrs/wk) The Vacation English program will provide students with the opportunity to explore in and around the Los Angeles area while helping improve confidence in using English in everyday situations. Based on Language Systems’s popular intensive ESL program, the Vacation English program focuses on listening, speaking, grammar and reading skills, but it has less rigorous academic requirements, helping students improve while having enough time to explore popular nearby tourist sites.

Program Combination Options
Option 1 (36 hrs/wk)
Option 2 (24 hrs/wk
Private Lessons

Program Combination is a combination of morning and afternoon programs. For example, you can study ESL in the morning and conversation or test preparation in the afternoon.

Private lessons (from 1.5 hour) are designed by you! The LSI private lesson teacher will create lessons to specifically meet your needs and goals. Set up the schedule and subject of the lesson yourself. You can choose from 1.5 hour lessons or longer and request to have the lesson with your favorite teacher.

To apply to Language Systems you must:

Be 18 years old or older. Applicants under 18 years, can only apply if they have a high school diploma and a guardian in the U.S. during their studies at Language Systems.
Have a basic understanding and ability to read, write and speak English (e.g. alphabet, survival vocabulary, etc.).
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This course is for students aged: 16-70
Location Type: Town/City
Weekly Hours: General 15-25 hrs/wk, Intensive 25+ hrs/wk
TOEFL® Preparation Program (18 hrs/wk) The TOEFL iBT® class prepares students for the TOEFL iBT test by presenting and practicing strategies to help them improve their reading, vocabulary, listening, speaking and writing skills. In addition, students are given practice in critical thinking and note taking skills. This class is beneficial for students who need a TOEFL score to get into a university or graduate school program and students who need a TOEFL score to enter a profession in the US (such as nursing or pharmacy).

The TOEFL iBT® Preparation Program has a unique four-week system that includes:
Listening Section
Speaking Section
Reading Section
Writing Practice on the computer.
You will also have a practice TOEFL test every six weeks to get an idea of your TOEFL score. When you are ready, you can take the official TOEFL Test and go on to a college or university.

TOEIC® Preparation Program (18 hrs/wk) The TOEIC® preparation program has a unique 10-day system that covers all 7 parts of the TOEIC listening and reading, plus the new speaking and writing sections of the test. You will have a practice TOEIC test every two weeks to get an idea of your TOEIC score. You can get a high TOEIC score to help you find a good job in your country. The TOEIC® class is most useful for
Students who need a TOEIC score to get a job in their country
Students who wish to work in business in an English-speaking country
Students who wish to learn business related vocabulary
Students who take this class will have
Intensive preparation for the TOEIC test
Speaking and Writing Practice
Intensive Vocabulary Building
Business Readings

GMAT® & GRE® Preparation Program (18 hrs/wk) The GMAT® &GRE® Preparation Program was designed specifically to help non-native speakers of English improve their verbal, reading, and writing scores on either the GMAT or GRE test. Students receive individualized instruction on the test that they are preparing for, as well as group instruction to improve overall comprehension. This class will cover strategies and review the verbal portions of both tests. The class will cover the following areas:
Vocabulary
Reading
Sentence Completion
Critical Reasoning
Analogies, Sysnonyms, and Antonyms
Writing
Computer-Aided Practice


Program Combination Options
Option 1 (36 hrs/wk)
Option 2 (24 hrs/wk
Private Lessons

Program Combination is a combination of morning and afternoon programs. For example, you can study ESL in the morning and conversation or test preparation in the afternoon.

Private lessons (from 1.5 hour) are designed by you! The LSI private lesson teacher will create lessons to specifically meet your needs and goals. Set up the schedule and subject of the lesson yourself. You can choose from 1.5 hour lessons or longer and request to have the lesson with your favorite teacher.

To apply to Language Systems you must:

Be 18 years old or older. Applicants under 18 years, can only apply if they have a high school diploma and a guardian in the U.S. during their studies at Language Systems.
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This course is for students aged: 16-70
Levels: Advanced, Basic, Intermediate
Weekly Hours: General 15-25 hrs/wk, Intensive 25+ hrs/wk
Business English Program (18 hrs/wk)

The Business English Program consists of three classes: Business Communications, Business Theory & Meetings, and Business Practice. This course will prepare you for all aspects of the business world, from presentations to PowerPoint, negotiating to socializing, and phone skills to letter-writing. Get ahead in your chosen field!

The Business Program has the following classes:
Business Communications
Business Theory and Meetings
Business Practice

Program Combination Options
Option 1 (36 hrs/wk)
Option 2 (24 hrs/wk
Private Lessons

Program Combination is a combination of morning and afternoon programs. For example, you can study ESL in the morning and conversation or test preparation in the afternoon.

Private lessons (from 1.5 hour) are designed by you! The LSI private lesson teacher will create lessons to specifically meet your needs and goals. Set up the schedule and subject of the lesson yourself. You can choose from 1.5 hour lessons or longer and request to have the lesson with your favorite teacher.

To apply to Language Systems you must:

Be 18 years old or older. Applicants under 18 years, can only apply if they have a high school diploma and a guardian in the U.S. during their studies at Language Systems.
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This course is for students aged: 16-70
Levels: Advanced, Intermediate
TESOL Certificate Program

In this 110-hour teacher training program, participants are introduced to TESOL methodologies and approaches, various techniques for planning and teaching classes in all the Englsh language-skill areas, cross-cutural communication, and a variety of levels an learning styles in the ESL classroom. Through a program of lectures, readings, discussions, assignments, practical teaching exercises, classroom observations, team teaching, and student teaching, participants will acquire a fundamental knowledge of the methodology and materials of TESOL and the basic skills needed in putting that knowledge into practice.

Requirements:
A bachelor's degree
TOEFL iBT 65 or IELTS 6.0 (for non-native English speakers)
Prior teaching experience is not necessary but an interview may be required for non-native English speakers
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