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ELS Los Angeles, Hollywood, CA, English for Academic Purposes (30 lessons per week)

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For students seeking admission to a college or university outside of your home country, the ELS English for Academic Purposes program provides you with the English language and academic skills you need to accomplish your goal. Complete Level 112 of the program and receive an official certificate recognized by more than 650 colleges and universities confirming that you have achieved the English language proficiency required for admission.

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ELS Hollywood. 6363 Sunset Blvd Hollywood, CA 90028

ELS/Hollywood, on the campus of the Los Angeles Film School since November 10, 2014! ELS/Hollywood is located on the campus of the Los Angeles Film School (LA Film School). ELS students will have full access to LA Film School facilities, including The Brain Lobby, Food Alley and Student Resource Center. Off-campus housing is available to ELS students in a newly-renovated apartment location nearby. The LA Film School is a college geared toward the entertainment industry. Its mission is to provide students with the experience and knowledge of the creative arts, technology, and business practices of the entertainment business. They offer training programs that blend technical knowledge with artistic techniques that are specific to the business. The goal is to graduate skilled and knowledgeable professionals who are prepared for a career in the entertainment industry.

Age varies by center and housing option; average age ranges from 18-22
12 Levels: 101 (Beginner)
to 112 (Masters)
*except Tampa ALL*
50 minutes each
Monday – Friday 20
1 session (4-weeks)
for each level

Sample Class Schedule

Actual Activities are Subject to Change.
Exact courses offered at each location may vary.

8:30 – 9:20 Structure/Speaking Practice
9:30 – 10:20 Structure/Speaking Practice
10:30 – 11:20 Vocabulary Enrichment
11:30 – 12:20 Language Technology Center
12:20 – 1:30 LUNCH
1:30 – 2:30 Reading/Writing
2:40 – 3:45 Reading/Writing

Additional Information

Terms & Conditions

Payments may be made by bank transfer or credit card and must be received in full 14 days prior to the course start date. A deposit must be paid immediately upon booking. A booking confirmation will only be sent when a deposit has been received. Bank details are provided on the invoice. Payment must include all bank transfer charges (including intermediary bank charges).

Application Fee A non-refundable $165 application fee ($100 for New York State Centers only: Garden City, Manhattan, Riverdale and Rochester; plus Washington, D.C.) is required with your completed application in order to process your enrollment.

Tuition Fee You must pay the tuition for the entire booked course before starting your program at ELS. A tuition deposit of 4 weeks is required for courses of 4 and 8 weeks and a tuition deposit of 6 weeks is required for courses of 12 or more weeks.

Materials and Technology Fee. ELS, a leading English provider, offers you a unique curriculum that includes exclusive proprietary textbooks and materials, as well as state-of-the-art Language Technology Centers. ELS will give you the appropriate textbooks and materials for each level you attend. Each student pays a non-refundable materials and technology fee of $85 at the beginning of each 4-week course attended. (Except for students in The Complete Prep Program for the TOEFL® iBT).

Student Health Plan Fee All ELS students must have medical insurance coverage while in the USA. If you cannot provide evidence of sufficient coverage, in English, for medical expenses incurred while studying in the USA, you must purchase the ELS Student Health Plan. The Student Health Plan is offered to ELS students at a non-refundable fee of $150 per 4-week course. Insurance for students on a J-program is $200 per 4-week course. You will receive additional information about the Student Health Plan when you arrive at the Center

Each application requires financial certification, IN ENGLISH, if requesting a Form
I-20. This means you must provide proof that you will have enough funds to meet
your living and tuition expenses, as well as living expenses for family members who
might travel with you on student-dependent (F-2) visas. Any ONE of the following
is acceptable:
a) A current personal bank statement or an original letter from your bank, OR
b) Both a letter/affidavit of support from your parents or other source of support
stating that they will be responsible for your expenses during your stay at ELS, AND
a bank statement verifying their financial ability to meet your expenses, OR
c) A letter guaranteeing financial support from your employer, OR
d) An original scholarship letter from your government or other organization.

Tuition and Fees Cancellation Policy
If ELS accepts your application, but you cancel your booked course, the application fee will not be refunded. However, should you cancel your booked course, you may apply your application fee toward a new course for up to 12 months after your initially scheduled start-date. If your visa application is rejected or you cancel your booked course prior to the start date and you have not entered the USA on a student visa sponsored by ELS, ELS will refund all tuition and fees (except the application fee and courier fee). If you enter the USA on a student visa sponsored by ELS and cancel your booked course or do not report for class, ELS will retain the first four weeks of tuition as a non-refundable fee, if you have a booked course of four or eight weeks. If you have a booked course of 12 weeks or more, ELS will retain the first six weeks of tuition as a non-refundable fee.

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