ELS | About Us 

About ELS

Since 1961, ELS has helped more than 1.2 million students from over 143 countries around the world to learn English quickly and effectively.

Experience ELS

For over 50 years, students have chosen ELS to achieve their English language goals. With 12 class levels, state-of-the-art language technology centres, multiple testing services and university admission assistance, ELS ensures success through our personalised approach and commitment to student achievement.

I couldn't speak when I first came to the U.S. to study English. My ELS classes gave me the confidence to learn and speak English well so that I can attend college here.

Shun , Japan

Quality of instruction

Many of the most experienced teachers at ELS – senior instructors and instructional specialists – are members of TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages).

High standards

All of our teachers are professional educators with experience in English language instruction. The majority hold Master's degrees or TEFL Certificates.

Continual training

ELS teachers engage in professional growth opportunities throughout the year, including monthly professional development workshops.

Dedicated teachers

We are known for the dedication, skills and length of service of our teachers. Many of our instructors have taught at ELS for 15 years or more.

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We offer the largest network of campus-based English language instruction centres in the world.

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