Our Intermediate 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 intermediate student.   Below are some of the characteristics of low and high intermediate ESL students. 

Intermediate Student

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 class 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 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

Gerunds

  • Distinguishing gerunds from present participles

Conjunctions

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

Prepositions

  • 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

Clauses

  • Independent clauses
  • Dependent clauses
  • Relative clauses

Punctuation

  • 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

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 Private Course Costs

Friends & Family Course Costs

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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 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

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