English Language Institute

Learn English in San Francisco , United States

The Area & School

English Language Institute is located at the center of San Francisco. With everything it has to offer, the city of San Francisco is the cultural and financial center of Northern California. Moreover, it is a warm, welcoming home to people around the world. Here in San Francisco, modernity meets history. Walking around Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, Market Street, Fisherman's Wharf, and Chinatown, you get to learn a bit about the city and its culture every day. If you are a big sports lover, or simply a person who likes to have fun, then you will find yourself in paradise. Home to thousands of world-class restaurants, nightlife, sports, and all sorts of entertainment, there is always something for YOU to do in the beautiful and glorious Bay Area.

English Courses

Standard 18 English English

Standard 18 English classes are taught by a team of highly qualified teachers. This program is for students from all levels. Main topics cover general English skills such as speaking, writing, pronunciation, grammar and listening and real-world English applications. All classes are scheduled Mondays through Thursdays, 9:00am to 2:30pm. The program is conducted downtown San Francisco, where you are given the opportunity to interact with other students and local communities. A free after-school elective course is included in this package.

Starts at $156.25 for one week


Hotel Room

You may choose one of the three locations by Vantaggio Suites at O'Farrell (closest to school), Turk Street, and Cosmo. At the O'Farrell location, for example, there are shared rooms and private rooms at your choice. All rooms include cable TV, free Wi-Fi access, mini refrigerator, microwave and many other facilities.

  • The price listed on this page is for private rooms. There are a refundable security deposit of $250 (minimum) for shared rooms, $400 and up for private rooms, and a $25 cleaning fee (if monthly) at check-in. Please check-in prior to the Sunday before school starts.

More information at http://vantaggiosuites.com/locations/ofarrell-street/

Starts at $585 / week

Additional Details

Here are some of the US national holidays for 2016:

  • New Years Day-Jan 1st
  • Martin Luther King Day-Jan 18th
  • Memorial Day-May 30th
  • Independence Day-Jul 4th
  • Labor Day-Sep 5th
  • Veterans Day-Nov 11th
  • Thanksgiving-Nov 24th
  • Christmas Day-Dec 25th

English Language Institute Union Square Campus has a golden, convenient location right at downtown San Francisco. Here are a few suggestions for you to get there:

  • By plane & car:

San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is approximately 30 minutes drive away from downtown San Francisco. You can easily arrive at ELI by driving north on US-101 N or I-280 N.

  • By public transit:

San Francisco has its own underground transit system--"Bart". Tickets can be purchased at the airport or any Bart stations. The one-trip fare from the airport to Montgomery St. Station is about $8 for adults, $3 for seniors and youth.Take the train heading north to Pittsburg/Bay Point and get off at Montgomery Street Station. From there, ELI is just minutes away!

More information on school location: http://eli.edu/contact/ Bart: https://www.bart.gov/

Max Group Class Size: 20.0 students per class
Max Capacity: 17 students
Adjusted Price of INT 20: $8.68 per class hour

English Language Institute offers a variety of activities to make sure you are having fun while learning English. Here are some examples of activities:

  • Game Nights
  • Language Exchange
  • Field Trips
  • Class Parties
  • Picnics
  • Movie Nights

Besides, ELI also hosts a bunch of fun elective courses for students enrolled in downtown morning program: (may include additional charge)

  • English Slang
  • Rock'n'roll English
  • Business English
  • Bartending
  • Yoga

Located at the heart of downtown San Francisco, English Language Institute has a variety of high quality language courses. With an average class size of 13 to 17 students, English Language Institute creates an easy, interactive and comfortable studying atmosphere for you to best facilitate your learning. Here at ELI, a team of professional, ACCET accredited instructors always do their best to advance your English academic knowledge and connect you to real-world situations.