English in Los Angeles (ELA) at LACC
English in Los Angeles (ELA) is located on the campus of Los Angeles City College. The College was established in 1929 as the first community college in Los Angeles, and maintains a tradition of excellence in the educational community. The college offers over 2,000 academic courses and has an annual enrollment of over 15,000 students from about 80 different countries.
The comprehensive English Language Program accepts students at beginning, intermediate and advanced levels of language proficiency. Sessions begin every month and lasts for four weeks.
ELA provides special non-credit programs for international students and professionals who want to improve their English. The programs of the ELA are separate from the College’s regular instructional programs. However, the ELA maintains the same standards of instructional excellence found at the College.
Upon arrival, students are given a placement test to determine their language ability and their appropriate starting level.
The Comprehensive English Language program at ELA provides intensive language training for College-bound students and professionals who want to develop a variety of language skills.
Participants attend classes for 20 hours per week during a four week instructional period.
Listening and speaking skills
Advanced students may enroll in the TOEFL preparation course. However, graduates of the ELA may enroll at Los Angeles City College without taking the TOEFL.
ELA Application Form – Print, fill out and fax back
ADDRESS & CONTACT INFORMATION
855 North Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, California, 90029 – U.S.A
Tel: (323) 953-4000 ext. 2470
Fax: (323) 953-4013