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Our Intermediate English course is affordable and is offered at multiple locations.

This course is available in both in-person private classes and in-person group 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


In-Person English Class Enrollment

1 – Complete our In-Person Class Application.

2 – After completing our In-Person Class Application, we will contact you within 24-hours with our payment instructions using Zelle, bank deposit at Wells Fargo or using MoneyGram.

3 – After you complete your course payment;

  • You will receive your text book from Amazon within 1 to 3 days.
  • We will inform you of your teacher’s name, your teacher’s phone number, and the time and location of your first class close to where you live.
  • We will provide you with a class syllabus before your first class.
  • Classes usually start within 1-week after your payment is received.


Los Angeles County Locations

Azusa   Burbank   Burbank South   Cerritos   Chatsworth   Crenshaw   Downey

Downtown    Eagle Rock    Echo Park    El Monte    Gardena     Gardena North

Glendale   Glendora   Granada Hills   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   Montebello   North Hollywood   Norwalk   Pasadena   Pasadena South

Pasadena West    Pomona    Rampart Village    Santa Monica    Sherman Oaks

Sierra Madre   Silver Lake   South Pasadena   Tarzana   Valley Village  Van Nuys

West Hollywood   West Los Angeles   Westwood   Willowbrook   Woodland Hills

Woodland Hills West

Orange County Locations

Anaheim   Anaheim Central   Fountain Valley   Irvine Central   Los Alamitos

Orange   Santa Ana Central   Seal Beach   Seal Beach East

Riverside County Locations

Corona East   Riverside Central

San Bernardino County Locations

Fontana   Montclair   Ontario   Redlands   Upland   Upland Central

Upland North   Upland West

San Diego County Locations

Chula Vista   El Cajon   Escondido   North Park   Pacific Beach   Spring Valley

University Heights

Santa Barbara County Location

Santa Barbara Central

Ventura County Locations

Camarillo   Ventura

Private Course Costs


Friends & Family Course Costs


NOTE: English Los Angeles also offers Online English Classes.


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