IN-PERSON ENGLISH PROGRAMS VS. ONLINE ENGLISH PROGRAMS

In-person English Programs vs. Online English Programs

In-person English Programs vs. Online English Programs

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English Programs at American English College

Everything that we do – from the design of our program, to the books we use and in-class activities, is all about finding ways to improve our students’ learning experience and help them reach their goal.

Learning a language may seem like an overwhelming challenge, so what we do is break it down by your level, and goals. Each day, you will tackle a new learning objective together with your teacher, and build upon your fluency and accuracy. Each of our programs cover language skills, including listening, speaking, reading, writing, grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation.

English Classes

For in-person sessions, students are able to join our Semi-Intensive English Program (18 hours per week), Intensive English Program (28 hours per week) or TOEFL iBT Test Preparation (20 hours per week).

Students can choose to focus on life skills or academic skills in each program. Each of these programs are offered on an open enrollment, year around basis. So if you are a longer term student interested in 1-2 years of study or short term student looking for a fun summer or winter program, we have the perfect program for you.

INTENSIVE ENGLISH PROGRAM

Accelerate your English language proficiency to prepare for a college, university, or professional environment.  This all-day course is designed for students who have the desire to gain entry into a U.S college or university. The course is also suitable for students or professionals who want to use English in a more professional setting. While completing every level, you will progress sequentially throughout the whole program.

Class Schedule

Life Skills: Monday - Friday (9:00AM - 12:36PM)

Academic Skills: Monday - Friday (10:00AM - 1:36PM)

​​Afternoon Electives:

​Monday - Thursday (2:15PM - 4:45PM)

SEMI-INTENSIVE ENGLISH PROGRAM

Designed to improve your English communication skills for personal, everyday use in the United States. This course is a delight for those who want to take the course for half the day while keeping the other half to explore Los Angeles. This program stresses vocabulary, with a choice of life skills or academic focus.

Class Schedule
Life Skills: Monday - Friday (9:00AM - 12:36PM), OR

Academic Skills: Monday - Friday (10:00AM - 1:36PM)

TOEFL PREPARATION PROGRAM

For intermediate - advanced learners looking to develop well-rounded English language skills and test-taking strategies to maximize your success on the TOEFL exam for college. Individuals who have zero or a little experience with the TOEFL exam will significantly benefit from the program. Through the TOEFL preparation course, students can learn necessary language skills and test-taking strategies for acing in the real exam. The course emphasizes on four essential skills encompassing, listening to comprehension, grammar, ability to communicate clearly through speech, reading comprehension, and writing all at the ease of sitting at their home. Students are facilitated and prepared for a smooth transition into a university classroom in the United States.

Class Schedule

Monday - Friday (9:00AM - 1:00PM)

You can see a more detailed breakdown of the program tuition here.

Online Courses

Our online curriculum offers 7 different levels of English, with a free placement test to determine the right class level for you.

Taught by our beloved aec teachers, our interactive online English courses allow you to practice live with teachers and classmates.  Everyday, our instructors provide targeted lessons that help the students master new learning objectives. It is important to us that students master both fluency and accuracy in the language.

Upon completion of your course, the student is awarded a Certificate of Completion.

General Life Skills: $180/month

Monday - Friday, 9:00am – 9:50am PST

Beginning, Intermediate, Advanced

4 weeks • 20 Total Class Hours

$180 per month ($9 per hour)

Reading and Vocabulary: $225/month

Monday - Friday, 10:00am – 11:15am PST

Beginning, Intermediate, Advanced

4 weeks • 25 Total Class Hours

$225 per month ($9 per hour)

Listening and Speaking: $210/month

Monday - Friday, 11:25am – 12:36pm PST

Beginning, Intermediate, Advanced

4 weeks • 23 Total Class Hours

$210 per month ($9 per hour)

Writing and Grammar: $180/month

Monday - Friday, 12:46pm -1:36pm PST

Low Intermediate – Advanced

4 weeks • 20 Total Class Hours

$180 per month ($9 per hour)

Public Speaking: $180/month

Monday - Friday, 9:00am – 9:50am PST

High Intermediate – Advanced

4 weeks • 20 Total Class Hours

$180 per month ($9 per hour)

TOEFL iBT TEST PREPARATION: $400/month

Monday - Friday, 10:00am – 12:36pm PST

Low Intermediate – Advanced

4 weeks • 52 Total Class Hours

$400 per month ($7.69 per hour)

Questions?

If you’re unsure about which program is best for you or would like to chat with an advisor about studying at American English College, please contact us by email (info@aec.edu) or directly on one of the platforms below.

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