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The ELC Summer Junior Program at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) gives students the unique opportunity to live and study English on the fabulous campus of a world famous university. During July and August students at our Summer Program at UCLA will live in a UCLA dormitory. During the weekdays students will take English classes in the mornings and be able to choose one of three activity programs: our Classic Program, University Explorer Program or Film Explorer Program. On the weekends students will be able to participate in optional Saturday activities and an included full-day excursion on Sunday.
ELC offers two choices of accommodations for our UCLA Summer Program. Students in our program can choose a UCLA dormitory or can participate in our program as a day student, without accommodation.
Students participate in Morning Courses Monday-Friday. Morning Courses are compulsory and are included in the Junior Language Program package. Morning Courses do not occur on Saturday or Sundays.
International students participate in activities Monday-Friday after school. Afternoon activities are compulsory and are included in the Summer Junior Language Program package. Evening and Saturday activities are always optional and offered to all students. ELC always offers a combination of free and low-cost evening and Saturday activities. Please refer to the sample calendar for sample activities.
Students at UCLA may choose from up to three different Activities Programs for their afternoon activity at no additional cost. Students may choose up to one program each week. Students must choose their selection at enrollment to ensure availability.
Some evening activities have fees associated with participation
Some Saturday activities have fees associated with participation
|7:00 - 8:30||BREAKFAST||8:00 - 12:00
|9:00 - 10:20||Morning Course||
|10:20 - 10:35||BREAK|
|10:35 - 11:35||Morning Course|
|10:35 - 11:45||BREAK||
12:00 - 5:00
|11:45 - 12:45||Morning Course|
|12:40 - 1:30||LUNCH BREAK|
|2:00 - 5:00||Afternoon Activities|
|5:00 - 7:00||DINNER BREAK|
|7:00 - 10:00||Evening Activities||Evening Activities|
|10:00||RETURN TO RESIDENCE HALL|
Students studying in our Semi-Intensive English Course will learn the rules of grammar through communicative teaching methods. Through speaking and writing, students will improve their abilities and pronunciation, as well as practice listening to and understanding native speakers.
ELC offers high-intermediate and advanced junior students the option to join a two-week Entrepreneurship Course. In lieu of English language classes in the morning, high-intermediate and advanced students, have the option to join a content-based leadership and entrepreneurship course. During the afternoon, students will participate in one of the three afternoon activities offered at their campus including Classic, University Explorer, or a specialized explorer program. The available start dates for the Entrepreneurship Course will be July 1, July 8, July 15 and July 22. This course is offered exclusively to high-level students who no longer require daily instruction in English language skills. Students will take a placement test before they register to determine if they meet the level requirement to participate in this course.
In the Classic Program, students will enjoy the diversity that each city offers through participating in a variety of cultural, sports, sightseeing, and shopping activities.
University Explorers will take college preparation classes that cover the SAT and TOEFL tests, as well as study skills and financial aid available to international students. In addition, they will visit local universities where they will participate in tours and information sessions. They will also work on essay writing.
Do you think you have the creativity to be a Hollywood legend? Right in the heart of the world’s entertainment industry, Film Explorers will get a chance to study the art of ﬁlm, visit a selection of famous Hollywood and entertainment landmarks, and also be given the opportunity to collaborate on a ﬁlm project.