Our Intermediate English course is affordable and is offered at multiple locations.  Nuestro curso de Inglés Intermedio es asequible y se ofrece en múltiples lugares. This course is available in both private classes and in friends & family classes.  The course is designed for both the low intermediate and high intermediate student.   Below are some of the characteristics of low intermediate and high intermediate ESL students.

Intermediate student in Intermediate English class

Low Intermediate ESL Student

  • Has gained some confidence with their English and is often willing to participate in English exchange; however, often misunderstands.
  • Vocabulary is limited but is actually improving quickly.
  • May feel comfortable enough to respond orally despite frequent errors and word selection.
  • Needs frequent written and vocabulary support.
  • Shows growing confidence in his/her ability to comprehend and respond in English.

High Intermediate ESL Student

  • Easily participates in social activities and constantly adds to his/her vocabulary, American culture, and class participation and understanding.
  • Speech still exhibits a considerable accent.
  • Grammar and vocabulary errors are receding.
  • English is changing rapidly as well as his/her confidence level.

What To Expect

Our Intermediate English course includes 20-hours of class time.  Each student receives a personal textbook. 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

Our students can choose to have their class:

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

Our students can choose the duration of their course:

  • 3-weeks
  • 4-weeks
  • 5-weeks

By the end of our Intermediate English course, most students who entered as high intermediate student are ready to progress to our Advanced English course.  Some students who entered this class as a low intermediate student find it beneficial nevertheless to repeat our Intermediate English course.   Below is the curriculum we cover in our Intermediate English course.

Intermediate English Curriculum

The sentence

  • Noun phrases
  • Verb phrases
  • Modifiers

The verb phrase

  • Auxiliary verbs

The verb

  • Linking verbs
  • Irregular verbs
  • Tenses

The progressive tenses

  • The present progressive
  • The past progressive
  • The future progressive

The perfect tenses

  • The present perfect
  • The past perfect
  • The future perfect

Modal auxiliaries

  • Shades of meaning
  • Special auxiliaries

The progressive forms of modal auxiliaries

The auxiliary verb do

  • Using do in questions
  • Using do in negative sentences

The passive voice

  • Using the passive

The passive form of modal auxiliaries

  • The future tense
  • The past tense

The stative passive

  • Adjectives and participles
  • The progressive form vs. the stative passive
  • Prepositions

Past participles with get

Participial adjectives

  • Present participles
  • Past participles

Subject-verb agreement

  • Third-person singular and plural
  • The verb be
  • Expressions of quantity
  • Collective nouns
  • Auxiliary verbs
  • Complex sentences

Agreement with nouns

  • Personal pronouns and collective nouns
  • Indefinite prounouns
  • Complex nouns

Using other

  • Adjectives
  • Pronouns


  • Distinguishing gerunds from present participles


  • The possessive
  • Coordinating conjunctions
  • Conjunctions and their meaning
  • Correlative conjunctions
  • Subordinating conjunctions
  • Adverbs that act as conjunctions


  • Compound prepositions
  • Noun  and pronoun objects
  • More than one prepositional phrase

Adjectives and adverbs

  • Adjectives
  • Adverbs

Filler subjects and impersonal subjects

  • Filler subjects
  • Impersonal subjects


  • Independent clauses
  • Dependent clauses
  • Relative clauses


  • The period
  • The comma
  • The semicolon
  • The colon
  • The question mark
  • The exclamation point
  • The apostrophe
  • Quotation marks
  • The hyphen and the dash
  • Parentheses and brackets

Capitalization, numbers, and italics

  • Capitalization
  • Numbers
  • Italics

Enrollment Process

1. Complete our Enrollment Application.

2. After completing our Enrollment Application, we contact new students within 24-hours with payment instructions using the Zelle banking app.

3. After a new student completes their course payment;

  • The student will receive their text book from Amazon within 2 to 3 days.
  • We will inform the student of their teacher’s name, their teacher’s phone number, and the time and location of the student’s first class.
  • A class syllabus will be provided to the student before the student’s first class.
  • Classes usually start within 1-week after payment is received.

English Los Angeles Locations

Anaheim   Anaheim Central    Azusa    Burbank    Burbank South    Camarillo    Cerritos    Chatsworth

Corona East    Corona West    Crenshaw    Downtown    Eagle Rock   Echo Park    El Monte   Gardena

Gardena North   Glendale   Glendora   Granada Hills   Harvard Heights   Hollywood    Hollywood North

Inglewood   Inglewood East   Irvine East   Irvine North   Irvine West    Koreatown   Koreatown South

Koreatown West   Long Beach East    Long Beach North   Long Beach West   Los Feliz    Montebello

Monterey Park    Newport Beach    North Hollywood    Norwalk     Orange   Pasadena   Pasadena East

Pasadena West   Pomona    Rampart Village   Santa Monica   Seal Beach   Seal Beach East  Sherman Oaks

Sierra Madre  Silver Lake  South Pasadena   Tarzana  Upland   Upland West  Valley Village  Van Nuys

West Hollywood  West Los Angeles    Westwood   Willowbrook    Woodland Hills   Woodland Hills West

Private Course Costs

Friends & Family Course Costs

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