Since opening in 1978, ELC has been a leader in providing quality programs and superb service. ELC has operated Junior Programs since 1995.
All three ELC centers are accredited by ACCET and are members of ALTO, EnglishUSA, IALC and NAFSA.
Our 50-minute lessons, with an average class size of 9 - 10 students, provide optimal opportunities for learning.
ELC welcomes numerous students from over 50 countries each year.
Our method of placement testing allows students to be placed into the most appropriate level for each skill area.
Our centers are located in the most sought after neighborhoods of Los Angeles, Boston and Santa Barbara.
All ELC centers are open authorized test administration sites for all of the Cambridge exams including FCE, CAE and CPE. ELC Los Angeles, ELC Boston, and ELC Santa Barbara are authorized IELTS Test centers.
With a number of different course options, durations and start dates every Monday, we are sure to have a program that meets your learning needs and language goals.
Students can experience living in unique U.S. cities by transferring from one ELC center to another.
We encourage students to participate in our activities, which gives them the opportunity to get to know their classmates, practice their English, explore the city, and experience the culture.
Each center has a full-time, year-round, on-site Housing Coordinator that places students in our ELC managed homestay program or other desirable accommodations.
ELC offers academic support services and we work with an extensive list of universities that offer our students conditional acceptance.