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Philip Boyer
France
L'ELC è l'esperienza migliore che abbia mai fatto. Lo staff è fantastico e si dedica a ogni studente. Ho incontrato studenti da tutte le parti del mondo con cui ho instaurato un forte legame grazie alle attività. È come una seconda famiglia.
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COURSES AND PROGRAMS

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GENERAL ENGLISH COURSES

COURSE INTENSIVE
1+ weeks
SEMI-INTENSIVE PLUS
1+ weeks
SEMI-INTENSIVE
1+ weeks
COMBINATION
1+ weeks
PART-TIME
does not qualify students for ELC housing.1+ weeks
INDIVIDUAL INTENSIVE
1+ weeks
LOCATION ALL CENTERS
LESSONS 30 lessons per week
(50-minute lessons)
24 lessons per week
(50-minute lessons)
20 lessons per week
(50-minute lessons)
20 group lessons + 10 individual lessons per week
(50-minute lessons)
10 lessons per week
(50-minute lessons)
20 individual lessons per week
(50-minute lessons)
1-3 WEEKS $435 per week $375 per week $340 per week $1190 per week $200 per week $1700 per week
4-7 WEEKS $420 per week $360 per week $330 per week $1180 per week $175 per week $1700 per week
8-11 WEEKS $405 per week $345 per week $320 per week $1170 per week $175 per week $1700 per week
12-23 WEEKS $385 per week $325 per week $315 per week $1165 per week $175 per week $1700 per week
24-47 WEEKS $365 per week $305 per week $295 per week $1145 per week $175 per week $1700 per week
48+ WEEKS $340 per week $280 per week $275 per week $1125 per week $175 per week $1700 per week
DATES

Dates listed below are official session start dates.
Students enrolling in General English Courses may begin on any Monday.


  • January 5 - January 30
  • February 2 - February 27
  • March 2 - March 27
  • March 30 - April 24
  • April 27 - May 22
  • May 25 - June 19**
  • June 22 - July 17
  • July 6 - July 31*
  • July 20 - August 14
  • August 3 - August 28*
  • August 17 - September 11
  • September 14 - October 9
  • October 12 - November 6**
  • November 9 - December 4
  • December 7 - January 1, 2016
*Additional summer courses ** Classes begin on Tuesday (see school holidays)
*Application and Materials Fee is charged
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TEST PREPARATION PROGRAMS

COURSE IELTS PREPARATION
4+ weeks
LOCATION ALL CENTERS
LESSONS 20 General English lessons (50-minute lessons) plus 10 IELTS lessons (50-minute lessons) per week
4-7 WEEKS $420 per week
8-11 WEEKS $405 per week
12-23 WEEKS $385 per week
24-47 WEEKS $365 per week
48+ WEEKS $340 per week
DATES
  • January 5 - January 30
  • February 2 - February 27
  • March 2 - March 27
  • March 30 - April 24
  • April 27 - May 22
  • May 25 - June 19**
  • June 22 - July 17
  • July 6 - July 31*
  • July 20 - August 14
  • August 3 - August 28*
  • August 17 - September 11
  • September 14 - October 9
  • October 12 - November 6**
  • November 9 - December 4
  • December 7 - January 1, 2016
EXTRAS IELTS materials fee (one-time fee) $50
The cost of the IELTS test is not included in the course price
*Application and Materials Fee is charged

COURSE TOEFL PREPARATION
4+ weeks
LOCATION BOSTON LOS ANGELES
SANTA BARBARA
LESSONS 10 General English lessons (50-minute lessons) plus 20 TOEFL lessons (50-minute lessons) per week 20 General English lessons (50-minute lessons) plus 10 TOEFL lessons (50-minute lessons) per week
4-7 WEEKS $420 per week
8-11 WEEKS $405 per week
12-23 WEEKS $385 per week
24-47 WEEKS $365 per week
48+ WEEKS $340 per week
DATES
  • January 5 - January 30
  • February 2 - February 27
  • March 2 - March 27
  • March 30 - April 24
  • April 27 - May 22
  • May 25 - June 19**
  • June 22 - July 17
  • July 6 - July 31*
  • July 20 - August 14
  • August 3 - August 28*
  • August 17 - September 11
  • September 14 - October 9
  • October 12 - November 6**
  • November 9 - December 4
  • December 7 - January 1, 2016
EXTRAS Institutional TOEFL test (offered at ELC) & materials fee (one-time fee) $115
TOEFL iBT test fee (not offered at ELC) $180 (subject to change per ETS)
Students can register for the TOEFL iBT test at www.ets.org
*Application and Materials Fee is charged

COURSE CAMBRIDGE FIRST CERTIFICATE (FCE) & CERTIFICATE IN ADVANCED ENGLISH (CAE)
11 weeks 10 weeks 8 weeks 6 weeks
Course 11 weeks 10 weeks 8 weeks 6 weeks
LOCATION ALL CENTERS SANTA BARBARA LOS ANGELES ALL CENTERS SANTA BARBARA
SANTA BARBARA
LESSONS 30 lessons per week (50-minute lessons)
PRICE $4510 $4100 $3280 $2550
DATES
March 23 - June 5
September 14 - November 27
June 8 - August 14
January 12 - March 6
April 13 - June 5
October 5 - November 27
July 6 - August 14
EXAM DATES Speaking Exam: Week of June 8 - 12

Paper Exam: June 9 (FCE), June 10 (CAE)
Speaking Exam: Week of November 30 - December 4

Paper Exam: December 1 (FCE), December 2 (CAE)
Speaking Exam: Week of August 17 - 21

Paper Exam: August 20 (FCE), August 21 (CAE)
Speaking Exam: Week of March 9 - 13

Paper Exam: March 13 (FCE), March 14 (CAE)
Speaking Exam: Week of June 8 - 12

Paper Exam: June 9 (FCE) , June 10 (CAE)
Speaking Exam: Week of November 30 - December 4

Paper Exam: December 1 (FCE), December 2 (CAE)
Speaking Exam: Week of August 17 - 21

Paper Exam: August 20 (FCE), August 21 (CAE)
EXTRAS Cambridge Exam Fee: $350
*Application and Materials Fee is charged
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Academic Programs

PROGRAM ACADEMIC SEMESTER
12, 16, or 20 weeks
ACADEMIC YEAR
24. 36, or 48 weeks
UNIVERSITY PATHWAYS
12+ weeks
LOCATION ALL CENTERS
LESSONS 30 or 24 lessons per week (50-minute lessons)
COURSES Intensive, Cambridge, IELTS, TOEFL, or Semi-Intensive Plus
PRICES Same prices as General English Courses
DATES Same dates as General English Courses
ACADEMIC
SERVICES
No additional fee
Academic Programs special services vary by program. Please contact ELC for additional details.
PATHWAYS
PLACEMENT
$150 one-time fee
*Application and Materials Fee is charged
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BUSINESS ENGLISH COURSES

COURSE GROUP 5 INTENSIVE
2-4 weeks
GROUP 5 SEMI-INTENSIVE
2-4 weeks
GROUP 5 COMBINATION
2-4 weeks
INDIVIDUAL BUSINESS
1+ weeks
LOCATION BOSTON ALL CENTERS
LESSONS 35 lessons per week
(50-minute lessons)
20 lessons per week
(50-minute lessons)
20 group lessons and 15 individual lessons per week
(50-minute lessons)
35 lessons per week
(50-minute lessons)
PRICE $1295 per week $740 per week $2015 per week $2975 per week
DATES
all courses available all session dates
  • January 5 - January 16
  • February 2 - February 13
  • March 16 - March 27
  • April 13 - April 24
  • May 11 - May 22
  • June 8 - June 19
  • June 22 - July 3
  • July 6 - July 17
  • July 20 - July 31
  • August 3 - August 14
  • August 17 - August 28
  • August 31 - September 11
  • September 28 - October 9
  • October 26 - November 6
  • December 7 - December 18
May begin on any Monday
There is a 25% surcharge for Business English Courses taken during non-scheduled course time.
*Application and Materials Fee is charged
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50+ Program

LOCATION SANTA BARBARA LOS ANGELES BOSTON
DATES
January 26 - February 6
April 13 - April 24
September 28 - October 9
LESSONS 20 General English lessons (50-minute lessons) per week + PM & weekend activities
PRICE $1350 per 2-week session
*Application and Materials Fee is charged
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English Plus Programs

PROGRAMS DANCE
2+ weeks
MUSIC
2+ weeks
SURFING
2+ weeks
TENNIS
2+ weeks
YOGA
2+ weeks
PHOTOGRAPHY
2 weeks
HOLLYWOOD
2 weeks
LOCATION BOSTON LOS ANGELES ALL CENTERS LOS ANGELES LOS ANGELES
SANTA BARBARA BOSTON
LESSONS 20 General English lessons (50-minute lessons) per week + PM specialized activities
PRICE $1720
per 2-week session
$1720
per 2-week session
$1720
per 2-week session
$1720
per 2-week session
$930
per 2-week session
$1720
per 2-week session
$1720
per 2-week session
DATES Same dates as General English Courses
*Application and Materials Fee is charged
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JUNIOR PROGRAMS

PROGRAM WINTER JUNIOR PROGRAM
2 - 4 WEEKS
SUMMER JUNIOR PROGRAM
2 - 6 WEEKS
LOCATION LOS ANGELES BOSTON SANTA BARBARA UCLA WHEELOCK COLLEGE MIT UCSB
2-WEEKS $2625 $2625 $2625 $3100 $2835 $3575 $3020
2-WEEKS $3750 $3750 $3750 $4530 $4125 $5280 $4410
4-WEEKS $4760 $4760 $4760 $5810 $5300 $6895 $5705
EXTRA WEEK --- --- --- $1440 $1325 $1700 $1410
1-WEEK
for UCLA to UCSB transfer students and students taking optional programs
--- --- --- $1685 $1525 $1920 ---
DATES
January 3 - January 31
June 27 - August 8
TRANSPORTATION FEE $130
Transportation fee applies to all Junior Programs and includes round-trip airport transfer as well as transportation to/from the activities and excursions included in the Junior Program package. Airport transportation is included for Saturday arrivals/departures between 9am-9pm for UCLA, UCSB, Wheelock College and Winter Junior Programs. Airport transportation is included for Sunday arrivals and Saturday departures between 9am-9pm for MIT.
EXTRAS For airport transfers outside of the 9am-9pm window refer to airport transfer prices below.
Unaccompanied minor service (if applicable) $50 each way
Health insurance (optional) $85 (1-4 weeks), $115 (5-6 weeks)
*No application and materials fee is charged

OPTIONAL PROGRAMS AND FEES CALIFORNIA CRUISER FIVE-STATE COLLEGE CAMPUS TOUR SURF EXPLORER
LOCATION UCLA WHEELOCK COLLEGE MIT UCSB
1-WEEK $2350 $1875 $2225 $280
(supplement)
DATES
July 11 - July 18
July 18 - July 25
Same dates as Junior Program
No application and materials fee is charged.
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INDIVIDUAL LESSONS

LOCATION ALL CENTERS
LESSONS 50-minute individual lessons (can be added to any course or program)
PRICE $85 per lesson
A minimum of 20 individual lessons (over the duration of the students program) is required.
DATES Begin any Monday
*Application and Materials Fee is charged
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ACCOMMODATIONS

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LOS ANGELES

TYPE HOMESTAY HOTEL APARTMENT CAMPUS
ACCOMMODATION American Homestay Claremont Hotel Los Angeles Apartments UCLA Dormitory*
DATES Year-round Year-round
January 3 - June 13
,
September 12 - January 2, 2016
June 13 - September 12
June 20 - August 22
PRICE $295 per week $270 per week $495 per week $350 per week $350 per week $415 per week Same as Los Angeles Apartments
*UCLA Dormitory will be unavailable in 2015. Students who join the UCLA Summer Campus Program will take their classes on the UCLA campus and will be accommodated in the Los Angeles Apartments.
MEALS HB BB N/A N/A SELF SELF
OCCUPANCY Single Single Single Double Double Double
EXTRAS $85 placement fee Double room available (for two people travelling together) $100 one-time only placement fee
Double room (in a shared apartment) can be booked as a single room Price for a single room is 2x the double room rate
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BOSTON

TYPE HOMESTAY RESIDENCE APARTMENT CAMPUS
ACCOMMODATION American Homestay International Guest House ESL Townhouse (shared apartments) ESL Townhouse (private apartments) Copley House Wheelock Dormitory
DATES Year-round Year-round Year-round Year-round
June - September
June 20 - August 22
PRICE $295 per week $270 per week $455 per week $440 per week $295 per week $680 per week $1075 per week $405 per week $500 per week
MEALS HB BB HB SELF SELF SELF SELF BB HB
OCCUPANCY Single Single Shared Single Double Studio Studio Shared Shared
EXTRAS $85 placement fee Requires a refundable damage deposit payable in cash upon arrival $200 one-time only move-in fee
$50 late arrival fee for clients with flights scheduled to land after 9:30PM
Studio options include two single beds or one double bed
Requires a refundable damage deposit payable in cash upon arrival
Double room available (for two people travelling together): $25 per week supplemental fee Requires a refundable damage deposit payable upon arrival
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SANTA BARBARA

TYPE HOMESTAY RESIDENCE APARTMENT CAMPUS
ACCOMMODATION American Homestay Extended Stay Hotel La Brezza UCSB Dormitory
DATES Year-round
January 1 - May 22
May 23 - August 31
September 1 - December 31
Year-round
June 20 - August 22
PRICE $295 per week $270 per week $715 per week (1-4 weeks)
$650 per week (5+ weeks)
$915 per week (1-4 weeks)
$830 per week (5+ weeks)
$760 per week (1-4 weeks)
$690 per week (5+ weeks)
$410 per week $285 per week $760 per week $595 per week
OCCUPANCY Single Single Single Single Single Single Double Single Double
MEALS HB BB BB BB BB SELF SELF BB BB
EXTRAS $85 placement fee Double room (with two double beds) available for students travelling together
Additional $15 per day flat fee plus $5 per day additional person supplemental fee
Check-out (for departing students) will take place between 9am-11am.
Check-in (for arriving students) will take place between 2pm-9pm. Any check-in/ out outside of those windows will be subject to an additional charge of $50.
Requires a refundable damage deposit payable upon arrival
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EXTRA SERVICES FEES

AIRPORT TRANSFER

AIRPORT LAX BOS SBA
LOCATION LOS ANGELES SANTA BARBARA BOSTON SANTA BARBARA
DROP-OFF ACCOMMODATION DOWNTOWN SB ACCOMMODATION ACCOMMODATION ACCOMMODATION
TYPE VIP AIRBUS VIP VIP VIP
PICK-UP PRICE $150 $55 $270 $150 $130
ROUND-TRIP PRICE $260 (if booked in advance) $110 $500 (if booked in advance) $260 (if booked in advance) $220 (if booked in advance)
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SCHOOL HOLIDAYS

School Holidays

January 1
New Year’s Day
January 19
Martin Luther King Day
February 16
Presidents’ Day
April 20
Patriots’ Day (Boston only)
May 25
Memorial Day
July 3
Independence Day
September 7
Labor Day
October 12
Columbus Day
Nov 26 - Nov 27
Thanksgiving
Dec 24 - Dec 25
Christmas

 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

$50 change fee for all confirmed courses and accommodations (no charge for upgrades, extensions, course withdrawals, or pre-arrival changes for non-I-20 students).



Refund Through Representatives

For students who enroll at ELC through a representative refunds are made to the student by that representative.



Pre-Arrival Refund Policy (Excluding Accommodations)

For any cancellation ELC receives by the first day of the program, most fees are fully refundable. The exceptions are:

  • The $150 application fee and the express mail fee of $75 are nonrefundable.
  • Airport transfers are refundable with cancellation at least one business day before the service date requested.
  • If a student’s request for a visa is rejected a refund will be made in full for all program fees.


Post-Arrival Refund Policy on Tuition

For any course cancellation ELC receives on or after the first day of classes for a course of four weeks or less, no refund will be issued.

For any course cancellation ELC receives on or after the first day of classes for a course of five weeks or more, ELC will issue a refund according to the following scale:

  • There will be no refund issued for the first four weeks of the course.
  • For cancellation requests received in writing up to the mid-point of the course, there will be a pro rata refund of tuition, minus any nonrefundable charges.
  • There will be no refund issued for requests for cancellation made after the mid-point of the course (includes scheduled vacations).
  • ELC reserves the right to expel any student, without refund, whose conduct is not in compliance with government rules or laws and/or regulations of ELC.
  • All refunds will be issued at the weekly rate which will be calculated based on the total number of weeks completed.


Junior Program Refund Policy

  • For cancellations received within four weeks of booking and prior to May 1, a 75% refund will be given.
  • For cancellations received between May 1 and May 31, a 50% refund will be given.
  • For cancellations received on or after June 1, no refund will be given.


Refund Policy on Accommodations

For any accommodation cancellation, ELC will issue a full refund of accommodation fees with at least four full weeks’ advance notice of cancellation. Please note the exceptions:

  • For any accommodation cancellation with less than four weeks’ notice the first four weeks of the accommodation fees will be due.
  • International Guest House, ESL Townhouse, and dormitory accommodations, which have their own refund policies.
  • Housing deposits are refundable only according to the conditions listed in the following section:

    ESL Townhouse

    ESL Townhouse Pre-Arrival Cancellation Policy:

    • Move-in fee is charged with less than 30 days’ notice of cancellation.
    • No weekly fees are due with at least 15 days’ notice of cancellation.
    • With less than 15 days’ notice, the first two weeks are charged.

    ESL Townhouse Post-Arrival Cancellation Policy:

    • Move-in Fee is nonrefundable.
    • Reservations of one to four weeks: No refunds are possible.
    • Reservations of five weeks or longer: Refunds are possible with four weeks’ advance notice from the Saturday after notice is given in writing

    International Guest House

    In order to confirm International Guest House accommodations, a housing deposit of the first two weeks must be prepaid.

    • A full refund will be given if the cancellation is received more than 14 days prior to arrival.

    Wheelock College & UCSB dormitories

    In order to confirm dormitory accommodation, all dormitory fees must be prepaid.

    • A refund of 50% will be given for dormitory accommodations if cancellation is received prior to June 1.
    • After June 1, no refund will be given.

    Los Angeles Apartments & La Brezza Apartments

    In order to confirm the Los Angeles Apartments & La Brezza Apartments, a housing deposit of the first two weeks must be prepaid.

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Philip Boyer
France
L'ELC è l'esperienza migliore che abbia mai fatto. Lo staff è fantastico e si dedica a ogni studente. Ho incontrato studenti da tutte le parti del mondo con cui ho instaurato un forte legame grazie alle attività. È come una seconda famiglia.
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