Our Advanced English course (ESL) is affordable and is offered at multiple locations. This course is available both in-person private classes and in-person group classesThe course is designed for the advanced student who is seeking to improve his/her English speaking skills.  Below are some of the characteristics of advanced ESL students (C1 and C2).

Advanced English

Advanced ESL Student

C1 Advanced ESL Student

  • Can understand a wide range of demanding, longer texts, and recognize implicit meaning.
  • Can express him/herself fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions.
  • Can use language flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes.
  • Can produce clear, well-structured, detailed text on complex subjects, showing a controlled use of organizational patterns, connectors and cohesive devices.

Fluent ESL Student

C2 Fluent ESL Student

  • Can understand with ease virtually everything heard or read.
  • Can summarize information from different spoken and written sources, reconstructing arguments and accounts in a coherent presentation.
  • Can express him/herself spontaneously, very fluently and precisely, differentiating finer shades of meaning even in more complex situations.


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What to Expect

Our Advanced English course includes 20-hours of class time.  Each student receives a personal textbook.  Our students are able to choose their class schedules. First, our students can choose to have their classes:

  • 2-days per week
  • 3-days per week

Second, our students can choose to have their classes between:

  • 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
  • 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
  • 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
  • 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
  • 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
  • 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Third, our students can choose the duration of their course:

  • 3-weeks
  • 4-weeks
  • 5-week

By the end of our Advanced English course, our students are well prepared to progress to our TOEFL Preparation or IELTS Preparation or to enroll in additional Advanced English classes.

Advanced English Curriculum

Small Talk
  • Openers
  • Talking About Yourself
  • Showing Interest
  • Introducing Yourself
  • Breaking the Ice
  • Staying in Touch
  • Saying Good-Bye
Past Experiences
  • Greetings
  • Making Introductions
  • Catching Up
  • Past Experiences
  • Transitions and Connectors
  • Discourse Markers
  • Enjoyment and Pleasure
  • Expressing Emotions
  • Ending the Conversation
  • Time Expressions
Likes, Dislikes, and Interests
  • Feeling Things Out
  • Likes
  • Dislikes
  • Preferences
  • Interests
  • Desires and Dependency
  • Indifference
  • Making Offers
  • Dates and Invitations
  • Expressing Emotions
  • Compliments
Objects and Processes
  • Take a Look
  • Describing Objects
  • Properties and Features
  • Cost and Estimates
  • Use and Availability
  • Making Comparisons
  • Making Contrasts
  • Evaluations and Judgments
  • Giving Instructions
  • Expressing Emotions
Problems and Advice
  • What´s Wrong?
  • Stating a Problem
  • Asking for Help or Advice
  • Identifying the Cause of a Problem
  • Sympathy and Understanding
  • Advice and Assistance
  • Appreciation and Gratitude
  • Making Someone Aware of a Problem
  • Complaints
  • Reassurances
  • Reluctance and Avoidance
  • Expressing Emotions
Decisions and Goals
  • What Are We Going to Do?
  • Options and Alternatives
  • Reasons and Purpose
  • Advantages and Disadvantages
  • Making a Decision
  • Indecision and Hesitation
  • Setting Schedules and Deadlines
  • Goals and Plans
  • Encouragement, Recognition, and Congratulations
  • Expressing Emotions
  • Asking for an Opinion
  • Starting an Opinion
  • Value Judgements
  • Generalizations
  • Agreeing and Disagreeing
  • Supporting and Opinion
  • Figures and Statistics
  • Making an Argument
  • Solutions and Recommendations
  • Expressing Emotions
Group Discussions
  • Opening the Floor
  • Leading a Discussion
  • Participating in a Group Discussion
  • Interruptions
  • Clarifications and Explanations
  • Misunderstanding
  • Managing the Discussion
  • In Conclusion
Serious Subjects
  •  Common Concerns
  • Offering Solutions to General Problems
  • Levels of Language
  • Direct vs. Indirect Language
  • Irony, Sarcasm, and Euphemism
  • Complaints and Demands
  • Rules and Conditions
  • Bad News and Good News
  • Causes and Consequences
  • Certainty and Possibility
  • Apologies and Agreements
Special Occasions
  • Openers: Words of Welcome
  • Honors and Awards
  • Special Occasions
  • Vacations, Holidays, and Trips
  • Dining
  • Personal Notes
Telephone Basics
  • Making a Call
  • Receiving a Call
  • Checking Details
  • Connecting a Call
  • Information and Services
  • Telephone Etiquette
  • Ending a Call
  • Making Small Talk
Telephone Messages
  • Giving Details over the Phone
  • Leaving a Message
  • Taking a Message
  • Ensuring Communications
  • Returning a Call
  • Answering Machines, Voice Mail, and Text Messages
Telephone Business
  • Making Appointments
  • Making Booking and Reservations
  • Changes and Cancellations
  • Orders and Services
  • Discussing a Problem
  • In Conclusion

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Private Course Costs

Friends & Family Course Costs

Course Discounts

  • Returning Student Course Discount – $50
  • Household Multi-Course Discount – $25
  • Limit – one discount per student

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In-Person English Class Enrollment

(1) Complete our In-Person Class Application.

(2) You will receive an email within 24-hours with your payment options.  You will have the choice to pay for your class using Zelle or by making a deposit into our business account at a Wells Fargo bank.  We also accept payment from PayPal  with a 10-day processing time.

(3) After you complete your class payment;

  • First, we will send you an email with your teacher’s name and phone number, and the time and location of your first class close to where you live.
  • Second, we will send you an email with your class syllabus before your first class.
  • Third, you will receive your text book from Amazon within 1 to 3 days of your class payment.
  • Fourth, your class will start within 1-week of when your payment is received.

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English Class (ESL) Locations

Los Angeles County

Azusa   Burbank   Burbank South   Canoga Park   Cerritos   Chatsworth   Crenshaw   Downey   Downtown   Downtown South   Eagle Rock   Echo Park   Echo Park West   El Monte   Gardena   Gardena North   Glendale   Glendale West   Glendora   Granada Hills   Hacienda Heights   Harbor City   Harvard Heights   Hollywood   Hollywood North   Inglewood   Inglewood East   Koreatown   Koreatown West   La Puente   La Puente North   Long Beach North    Long Beach Northwest    Long Beach West   Los Feliz   Lynwood    Monrovia   Montebello   North Hollywood   North Hollywood West   Northridge   Norwalk   Pasadena   Pasadena Central   Pasadena South   Pasadena West   Pomona   Rampart Village   San Pedro   Santa Monica   Sherman Oaks   Sierra Madre   Silver Lake   Silver Lake South   South Pasadena   Sunland-Tujunga   Sylmar   Tarzana   Torrance   Valley Village   Van Nuys   West Hollywood   West Los Angeles   Westwood   Willowbrook   Woodland Hills   Woodland Hills West

Orange County

Anaheim   Anaheim West   Anaheim Central   Brea East   Buena Park   Fountain Valley   Irvine Central   La Palma   Lakewood    Los Alamitos    Mission Viejo   Newport Beach Central   Newport Beach South   Orange   Orange Central   Santa Ana Central   Santa Ana East   Seal Beach   Seal Beach East

Riverside County

Corona East   Corona North   Corona West   Murrieta   Riverside Central   Riverside North   Riverside West

San Bernardino County

Fontana   Montclair   Ontario   Ontario West   Rancho Cucamonga   Ranch Cucamonga Central   Rancho Cucamonga South   Redlands   San Bernardino   Upland   Upland Central   Upland East   Upland North   Upland West   Yucaipa

San Diego County

Alpine   Black Mountain   Chula Vista   Chula Vista North   Del Cerro   El Cajon   Escondido   Hillcrest   Mira Mesa   Mountain View   Normal Heights   North Park   Pacific Beach   Rancho Bernardo   Spring Valley   University Heights   Vista

Santa Barbara County

Santa Barbara Central

Ventura County

Camarillo   Camarillo East   Simi Valley   Ventura

NOTE: English Los Angeles also offers Online English Classes.

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Spanish Speakers: See our free English classes offered in video form.  These free English classes are for low beginner (A1) and high beginner (A2)  ESL students who speak Spanish.  Many students have found our free English classes to be helpful; however, they are not a substitute for our in-person English classes.

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