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English Course in San Diego for Adults

English course in San Diego

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Information on the English School in San Diego

The school is located in the beautiful area of La Jolla, which is known for its chic shops and stunning beaches. San Diego itself is home to a number of things you should see – Balboa Park (the largest urban cultural park in the U.S.!), which features 15 museums, numerous art galleries and some amazing gardens. San Diego is also home to the Globe Theaters, world-famous zoo, and an exploding scene of culinary arts, with more than 7000 restaurants (and counting!). 

The school is located in a modern building, and is designed in the typical Californian style. It has all the amenities and facilities you can wish for. It has 23 modern classrooms which are bright and spacious. You will also have access to the 23 computer stations which provide you with free internet access throughout your studies.

There is a well-stocked library from which you can borrow educational movies and books. The environment at the school is fun and energetic, and in La Jolla itself, you’ll find hundreds of people surfing the waves, while others may prefer to indulge in one of San Diego’s awesome craft beers (it’s the craft beer capital of the world).

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Why book your language study travel with Full-immersion? Because with us you get:

What's included?

  • English course and materials
  • Accommodation (optional)
  • International welcome!
  • Support available every day
  • Certificate of frequency and level

11

Avg stud/class

23

Classrooms

50+

Nationalities

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Choose your English course in San Diego

General, Semi Intensive or Intensive English Course in San Diego

20, 24, 26, 30 lessons per week - All levels - Flexible duration

[+] This English course teaches students practical English through thematic, interactive and engaging lessons. The program covers all four communication skills: reading, writing, oral expression and comprehension. Included in the course price is also a variety of useful and fun extra-curricular activities and workshops, an ideal way to socialize with classmates and practice your English in San Diego and other nearby destinations! >> Read more

One to One Lessons in San Diego

5-40 lessons per week - All levels - 1 lesson = 60 minutes

[+] To make the most of your studying in San Diego you can integrate some individual English lessons with your group course. Thanks to individually tailored lessons, you will have a double advantage: you can interact with other students in the morning classes, then focus on your individual improvement in the afternoon. Having a tutor at your disposal is very useful. You can focus on your weaknesses (comprehension, speaking, writing, reading, etc.) or develop target vocabulary. >> Read more

English for Work in San Diego

(20 General + 4 business) tot 24 lessons per week - from Pre-Intermediate - Flexible duration

[+] A well-balanced combination of simulations, tutorials, and thematic lessons are used in this English course in San Diego. Students learn in a practical and engaging way the language to negotiate a contract, manage human resources, and present business scenarios… you’ll learn how to deal with international work environments, give advice and warnings, and solve problems. This course is devoted exclusively to motivated adult students. >> Read more

English in the City in San Diego

24 lessons per week - from Pre-intermediate (only if close to Intermediate) - Flexible duration

[+] This practical English Course is well-structured and grants you the opportunity to explore the language whilst discovering what the city has to offer. This formal approach, combined with the informal, provides a basis on which to begin practicing English in everyday life. You will be starting conversations in no time! The English ‘In the City’ Course delivers a stimulating environment for students. >> Read more

Certify your study stay in San Diego

What certificates can you get?

At the end of your English language course you will receive a certificate of participation stating the dates, the type of course and the language level you have achieved. This certificate of partecipation is a nice addition to your CV. Remember that to get your level certified and recognised internationally, you will have to take a test like the IELTS or TOEFL, for example. You can apply for your examination directly at school, there are normally 2 sessions every month.

Are you also looking for accommodation?

Tips, tricks and links - Independent accommodation

Distance to School (approximately): - Room type:

[+] No matter why you're after an independent accommodation, maybe that was your first choice anyway, or you simply couldn't find anything available through the school... When the time to find a private accommodation comes, there are some tips and tricks that might come in handy. Find out more about the ... >> Read more

Costa Verde - Apartments (MINIMUM 4 WEEKS)

Distance to School (approximately): 10 - 13 minutes UBER - Room types: Single Room, Private Bathroom - Double Room

[+] Costa Verde Shared Apartments are made up of 6 complexes of over 1200 apartments. Students can choose between single or twin rooms. Each apartment consists of a living room, bedroom, a fully equipped kitchen including a refrigerator, a dishwasher, a microwave oven, sink, and a bathroom. In each bedr ... >> Read more

Host Family

Distance to School (approximately): 25 - 55 minutes public transport - Room types: Single room, breakfast only - Single room, half board - Twin room, half board - Twin room, breakfast only

[+] Staying with a host family offers you a unique and unforgettable experience – a cultural exchange which will leave you with lasting memories. You’ll be staying at the home of a local family, where you’ll have your own room (single or twin on request) in a sociable and hospitable environment. T ... >> Read more

Extra activities, learn while having fun!

What extra activities are available for the students in San Diego

Each English Course includes a variety of educational and social activities for free, which are specifically designed to promote linguistic practice and socializing. Activities are ongoing and differ from week to week, involving teachers and participating adult students that come from all around the world. There are also varied activities such as concerts and movie nights that can be purchased directly at the school, so make sure you inquire! Among the free activities, you'll find:

  • Pronunciation Classes;
  • Arts and Food Cultural Evenings;
  • Sports, Walking and Hiking;
  • Guided Tours of surrounding areas and local markets;
  • Focus Groups for conversation practice;
Each week you'll find updates to events and activities being held on the school notice boards.

Why study English in San Diego

Find out why this destination may be the right choice for you!

San Diego, with its magnificent Californian climate and relaxed, outdoor lifestyle, offers you a unique opportunity to learn the language... you'll find yourself immersed in a dream reality, postcard villas, golden beaches, breathtaking sceneries, only by experiencing the Californian lifestyle in first person will you believe it!

San Diego is a beautiful city that shines its own light, with enviable style and elegance, especially in characteristic neighborhoods like Old Town, Gaslamp Quarter and La Jolla.The city also offers students an endless array of attractions: breathtaking beaches, theme parks, museums, trendy clubs and a wide range of gastronomy. The quality of life in San Diego is very high, in a few words: California - as we all imagine it to be! Ideal for surfers, with a wonderful climate, palm trees and greenery, students and tourists from all over the world love San Diego!

Statistics, some interesting numbers

Nationalities

Does this English course meet what someone of your age and nationality needs? Check it out by comparing the facts.

  • BRAZILIAN18 % 18 %
  • SAUDI ARABIAN18 % 18 %
  • SWISS16 % 16 %
  • JAPANESE16 % 16 %
  • KOREAN12 % 12 %
  • OTHER11 % 11 %
  • ITALIAN4 % 4 %
  • TURKISH3 % 3 %
  • TAIWANESE2 % 2 %
  • FRENCH1 % 1 %
  • MEXICAN1% 1%

Age groups

If you are a student aged between 16 and 18 and are seriously interested in our courses, we may accept your enrollment by evaluating your motivation. In this case, you will need to stay with an authorized guardian or with a host family in a single room with half-board (or in a twin room if you are traveling with a peer of the same sex). A signed consent form is also required, and you must arrange round-trip airport transfers if your arrival and departure are scheduled between 8:00 PM and 8:00 AM. For more details or to discuss your specific situation, please do not hesitate to contact us: we are here to help you find the best solution for your study experience.

  • 16-172 % 2 %
  • 18-29
92 % 92 %
  • 30+ 40+ 50+6% 6%

Structure and timetable of English course in San Diego

First day in San Diego

The first day begins at 08:30 with reception, registration and a short language test. The test is nothing to worry about, it’s specifically designed to put you in a class with other students of a similar level to yours. The test will be followed by a session / welcome speech, the handing out of the teaching calendar and other activities, and possibly lessons.

Welcome Package Tipically, on your first day of English course in San Diego students get a welcome package, including a manual with information about San Diego, the schedule of classes, some detailed information about your English course in San Diego, suggestions for free time activities, a list of extra learning activities, the school regulations and some important contact information including the emergency telephone number of the school (which you can contact 24 hours a day during your entire stay).

Welcome Event On the first day of your course  you are invited to a welcome event. This is an excellent opportunity for you to meet other students on your English course and from the school.

Timetable

As of your second day, you will start with regular classes. Unless you choose the "morning" timetable (green border), you will be assigned to the standard timetable (black border) on Monday morning. With the standard timetable, you will have alternating free time – one day in the afternoon and the next day in the morning. This system is called Double Banking and is the standard timetable at this school.

Useful information about San Diego

Not to be missed!

  • Gaslamp Quarter
  • Old Town
  • Birch Aquarium
  • La Jolla Cove
  • USS Midway
  • Go surfing
  • Museums in Balboa Park
  • Visit Universal Studios
  • Relax in Mission Bay Park
  • Hike Mt. Laguna

How to get around San Diego

The best way to travel lightweight and securely, is to use your mobile and Google Maps to organize your commutes, you probably use it already, but just in case… try it out here: Google maps. 
Also, in most English speaking countries worldwide you can use private transport services such as Uber and Bolt. Please try them out, you will find the Apps on your mobile App store, most students use these services to commute from and to school, sharing the rides with their class mates.

Cost of living, some examples

  • Big Mac $3.75
  • Sandwich $6.00
  • Can of Coca Cola $1.00
  • Coffee in a cafe $2.50
  • 1 litre of milk $1.75
  • 2 litre of water $1.50
  • Loaf of bread $2.20
  • 2 course meal in an average restaurant $25.00
  • SIM card $29
  • Cinema $12

Visas and travel documents

What requirements are there to study in San Diego

Do you need a Student Visa?

  • NO, if your country is on THIS list, and you are taking a General English group course (20 lessons/week) for less than 90 days, you must get your ESTA online HERE.
  • Student Visa (F1): Generally required for courses exceeding 90 days or for special cases. For short courses, apply for ESTA online if your country is on the list.
General guidelines* for when an F1 Student Visa is required:
  1. Book Your Course in Advance: Plan your course well in advance to ensure availability.
  2. Medical Insurance: If you don't have medical insurance, you can obtain it through our website.
  3. Financial Proof: Prepare proof of direct access to sufficient funds ($3500 per month of stay) to cover your stay, as required by immigration rules.
  4. Payment: Pay at least 30% of the total package cost (it will be fully refunded if your Visa application is rejected and you notify the school in time).
  5. Visa Documentation: Await the I-20 (Invitation) from your chosen school.
  6. Visa Interview: Book your visa interview at the respective embassy or consulate.
*Refer to the U.S. Embassy for official detailed procedures.

Quotes and Bookings - English in San Diego

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