Our Beginner English course (ESL) is affordable and is offered at multiple locations. This course is available both in-person private classes and in-person group classes. The course is designed for the low and high beginner student.  Below are some of the characteristics of low and high beginner ESL students. 

Beginner student

Low Beginner ESL Student

  • Uses one- or two-word survival utterances, pictures and gestures.
  • Cannot write independently.
  • Has limited spoken English.
  • Can copy but does not understand.
  • Can name some letters.
  • Can decode and understand the meaning of some sight words

High Beginner ESL Student

  • Can understand some directions or conversations but is often hesitant and often misunderstands.
  • Has limited vocabulary to commonly used words.
  • Reads and writes with great difficulty.
  • Often unable to respond to questions because of limited vocabulary.
  • Sometimes unable to initiate a conversation because of limited vocabulary.

What to Expect

Our Beginner 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 Beginner English class, most students who entered as high beginner students are ready to progress to our Intermediate English class.  Some students who entered this class as a low beginner student find it beneficial to repeat our Beginner English class.  Below is the curriculum we cover in our Beginner English class.

Beginner English Curriculum

Nouns

  • People and Places
  • Singular, Plural, and Noncount Nouns
  • Proper Nouns
  • Possessive Nouns and Pronouns
  • Review of Singular, Plural, and Noncount Nouns
  • Verbs Used as Nouns
  • More Specific Nouns
  • Making Descriptions
  • Comparisons ad Superlatives
  • Verbs and Nouns Used as Adjectives
  • Adjective Order

Verbs

  • The Verb Be
  • Non-To Be Verbs

Adverbs

  • Place, Time, and Frequency
  • Manner
  • Modify

English in the Twenty-First Century: Technology

  • General Vocabulary for Technology
  • Contacting Other People: The Technology of Communications
  • Getting Information: The Media
  • Entertainment
  • Technology in Other Places

Numbers

  • The Numbers from Zero to 1 Million
  • Telling the Time and the Date
  • Identification Numbers, Telephone Numbers, and Addresses
  • Using Whole Numbers
  • Using Partial Numbers
  • Measuring
  • Counting Money

Private Course Costs

Friends & Family Course Costs

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 MoneyGram or by making a deposit into our business account at a Wells Fargo bank.

(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   Glendora

Granada Hills   Hacienda Heights   Harbor City   Harvard Heights   Hollywood

Hollywood North   Inglewood   Inglewood East  Koreatown   Koreatown West

La Puente   Long Beach North    Long Beach Northwest    Long Beach West

Los Feliz   Lynwood   Montebello   North Hollywood   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  Valley Village   Van Nuys   West Hollywood   West Los Angeles

Westwood   Willowbrook   Woodland Hills   Woodland Hills Central

Woodland Hills West

Orange County

Anaheim   Anaheim Central   Brea East   Buena Park   Fountain Valley

Irvine Central   La Palma   Lakewood    Los Alamitos   Newport Beach Central

Orange   Orange Central   Santa Ana Central   Santa Ana East   Seal Beach

Seal Beach East

Riverside County

Corona East   Murrieta   Riverside Central   Riverside North

San Bernardino County

Chino   Fontana   Montclair   Ontario   Ontario West   Rancho Cucamonga

Rancho Cucamonga South   Redlands   San Bernardino   Upland   Upland Central

Upland East   Upland North   Upland West   Yucaipa

San Diego County

Black Mountain   Chula Vista   Chula Vista North   Del Cerro   El Cajon   Escondido

Hillcrest   Mira Mesa   Mission Viejo   Mountain View   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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