Explore New York, Tampa, Philadelphia or Cincinnati while improving your English skills.

From vacation English programs and cultural activities, to intensive English and exam preparation, explore which ELS experience is right for you.

Learn English and more

Vacation English:

  • Experience the USA while learning English and practicing your conversational skills outside the classroom in real world settings. Combine English lessons with sightseeing and new cultural experiences.

University & College Admissions:

  • Direct entry and pathway programs to select universities.

Academic English:

  • Prepare for university admission abroad with our intensive English program. Over 650 colleges and universities worldwide accept the ELS Certificate.

IELTS, TOEFL and TOIEC test preparation

  • Prepare for university and college English admissions tests through our test preparation programs.

Online English: ION+

  • Complete your English program online from anywhere in the world. Easy access to the ELS curriculum via our learning platform, on any device.


Locations across the USA and Canada.

  • New York (Manhattan), New York
  • Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Cleveland, Ohio
  • Houston, Texas
  • Melbourne, Florida
  • Nashville, Tennessee
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Tampa, Florida 
  • Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Toronto, Ontario

OR study online via ION+

Why Choose ELS to Learn English?

  • Largest network of locations: Locations across the USA and Canada. Learn on a college campus or downtown city location.
  • Fast results: Intensive, interactive English learning with real-world practice to help students show immediate progress and put skills into practice
  • Innovative learning materials: 24/7 access to course content so you can practice at any time – even outside the USA
  • Respected academic programs: ELS Certificate is accepted by over 650 colleges and universities worldwide
  • University admission: Direct entry and pathway programs to select US universities and colleges
  • Leaders in English language learning: ELS has helped over 1.2 million students learn English over the course of 55+ years.
  • Airport pickup and orientation
  • Housing: student housing, home stay and more
  • Academic advice to support you in your studies
  • College application assistance
  • Supportive teachers
  • Social events and activities

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An ELS Enrollment Advisor will help you find the ELS experience that’s right for you