ELS English Programs and Language Services

Choose from a vast range of options for learning English—we offer the opportunity to live in one of 13 trendy cities and experience speaking English while you immerse yourself in American culture. Whether you like the fast pace of the East Coast, the lore of the Deep South, the friendliness of the Midwest, or the Pacific Ocean on the West Coast, there’s an ELS learning center for you. Regardless of which location you choose, we deliver a personalized learning experience that enables success. We’ve helped 1.2 million students from 143 countries across the globe learn English, and we can help you too.

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Select the best English program for your needs.



At the conclusion of this program, you’ll receive a certificate of completion that’s accepted by more than 600 colleges and universities in the United States. The certificate serves as proof of English language proficiency that’s required for admission.

  • Fastest option for learning English
  • Learn key English skills needed for university study
  • Gain the necessary English certification for university admission
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The Semi-Intensive English program lets you develop your listening, speaking, reading, and general communication skills during morning classes. Then you can spend the rest of the day exploring the city and surroundings to practice and improve your skills.

  • Learn English in a casual setting
  • Enjoy the freedom to explore your surroundings
  • Develop communication skills for real-life situations
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Begin your studies with ILSC HELLO online English from anywhere in the world with an internet connection, then seamlessly transition to an ELS campus in the United States! Our online English program offers flexible schedule options to suit your life and time zone.

  • Study between 10-20 hours each week and receive live, virtual instruction from highly experienced English teachers
  • Choose from our online English for Academic Purposes, University Pathway, Greystone College Pathway, or IELTS programs
  • Advance one level in as little as four weeks of study
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Take a fun-filled holiday and learn English at the same time. We offer this program in cities throughout the United States, enabling you to improve your English proficiency in a casual learning environment.

  • Balance English lessons with cultural experience
  • Learn English while relaxing on holiday
  • Improve your English skills in a casual environment
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Learning valuable standardized test-taking strategies, practicing language skills, and increasing your confidence in English communication are invaluable skill sets that’ll help you grow personally and professionally.

  • Register for standardized language tests
  • Learn valuable test-taking skills
  • Gain confidence in your English abilities
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