Our Online Upper-Intermediate English course (ESL) is affordable and it is offered at convenient times.  This course is designed upper-intermediate students.  Below are some of the characteristics of upper-intermediate ESL students (B2).


What To Expect

Our Online Upper-Intermediate English course includes 20-hours of class time.  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 which days they would like their classes:

  • Sunday
  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday

Third, our students can choose to have their classes between:

  • 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Fourth, our students can choose the length of their classes:

  • 1 hour 20 minutes
  • 1 hour 40 minutes
  • 2 hours
  • 2 hours 15 minutes
  • 2 hours 30 minutes

By the end of our Online Upper-Intermediate English course, our students are ready to progress to our Online Advanced English, Online TOEFL Preparation or Online IELTS Preparation course.


Upper-Intermediate English Curriculum

  • Making conversation
  • Action and state verbs
  • Using collocations
  • Complex descriptions
  • Making general statements
  • Vocabulary (travel and tourism)
  • Phrasal verbs
  • Narrative tenses
  • Giving advice and opinions
  • Making predictions
  • Vocabulary (family and friends)
  • Using discourse markers
  • Past habits and states
  • Comparing and contrasting
  • Two comparatives together
  • Vocabulary (studying)
  • Taking notes
  • Speaking approximately
  • Changing emphasis
  • Things that might happen
  • Vocabulary (working)
  • Job applications
  • Asking polite questions
  • Complex verb patterns
  • Double object verbs
  • Vocabulary (meeting and presenting)
  • Reflexive pronouns
  • Meeting and planning
  • Qualifying descriptions
  • Expressing purpose
  • Vocabulary (environmental concerns)
  • Conditional tenses
  • Past regrets
  • Actions and consequences
  • Few or little?
  • Vocabulary (tradition and superstition)
  • Past possibility
  • Speculation and deduction
  • Mixed conditionals
  • Adding “-ever” to question words
  • Vocabulary (media and celebrity)
  • Reporting with passives
  • Making indirect statements
  • Adding emphasis
  • Shifting focus
  • Vocabulary (crime and the law)
  • Relative clauses
  • More relative clauses
  • Modal verbs in the future
  • Modal verbs overview
  • Vocabulary (customs and cultures)
  • Talking about groups
  • Old and new situations
  • Articles
  • Abstract ideas
  • Vocabulary (technology and the future)
  • Future hopes
  • The future continuous
  • The future perfect
  • The future in the past
  • Vocabulary (art and culture)
  • Leaving words out
  • Substituting words
  • Shortening infinitives
  • Expressing reactions
  • Getting things done
  • Complex agreement
  • So and such
  • Using articles to generalize

Online Course Costs


Course Discounts

  • Returning Student Course Discount – $25
  • Household Multi-Course Discount – $25
  • Limit – one discount per student

Online Class Enrollment

1 – Complete our Online Class Application.

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

3 – After you complete your course payment, you will receive your course book for home activities and homework and an email with your teacher and class information.

4 – Your first class will start within 1-week of your payment.

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Upper-Intermediate ESL Student

B2 Upper Intermediate ESL Student

  • Can understand the main ideas of complex text on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in his/her field of specialization.
  • Can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party.
  • Can produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.


Spanish Speakers

See our free English classes offered in video form.  These free English classes are for low beginner (A1) and high beginner (A2)  ESL students who speak Spanish.  Many students have found our free English classes to be helpful; however, they are not a substitute for our in-person English classes.


Want to Learn Spanish?

Spanish School Mexico is our sister school which has affordable Spanish courses available for all levels of learners.