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 which meet 5-hours per week.  Our students can choose to meet;

  • 5-days per week / 60- minutes per day (OR)
  • 4-days per week / 75-minutes per day (OR)
  • 3-days per week / 100-minutes per day (OR)
  • 2-days per week / 150-minutes per day

Each student receives a personal textbook.  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

Enrollment Process

  • Call (213) 880-7612 or use our email contact form to learn more about classes in your area.
  • New classes start every 1 to 3 weeks.
  • We offer both private courses and friends & family courses.
  • Class times are flexible for our student’s convenience.
  • Payment is due before class starts and can be made either:
  • >> In person (by appointment) in the form of cash or money order at: 4949 Tyrone Ave Apt 1C, Sherman Oaks, CA 91423 (OR)
  • >> By mail in the form of money order, mail to: English Los Angeles, 4949 Tyrone Ave Apt 1C, Sherman Oaks, CA 91423.
  • After payment is made, your teacher in your area will contact you to coordinate your class times and class location.

English Los Angeles Locations

Anaheim   Anaheim Central   Burbank   Cerritos   Corona East   Corona West   El Monte   Glassell Park

Glendale   Hollywood   Koreatown   Inglewood   Inglewood East   Irvine East   Irvine West   Lawndale

Long Beach East   Long Beach West   Montebello   Newport Beach   Northridge   Orange   Pasadena

Pomona   Riverside   Santa Monica   Sherman Oaks   Sierra Madre   South Pasadena   Upland   Upland West

Van Nuys

Private Course Costs

Friends & Family Course Costs

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Belajar bahasa Inggris      英語を習う      영어를 배우다      Išmokti angliškai      Англи хэл сурах
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