KINGS, Los Angeles

From 556.- EUR
576.- USD
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Key points

  • Quality tuition in the heart of Hollywood
  • State-of-the-art facilities including an Editing Suite
  • Excellent residential options 15 minutes walk from the school
  • Unique English Plus Film course
  • Excellent value for money from 24 weeks of courses

The school

Levels
Beginner to Advanced
Exams
Cambridge (B2 First, C1 Advanced), TOEFL
School size
L
Accommodations
Host family, Residence
Disabled access
Disabled access at school
Wifi
WiFi is free

The students

Minimum age
16 years
Average age
24 years
Nationality mix
Japan, Taiwan, France, etc..

Located in central L.A. between Sunset and Hollywood Boulevard, our partner school occupies a stylish, modern building with lots of great outdoor space. Classrooms are bright and spacious with interactive whiteboards. There is a student lounge with a TV as well as a snack bar, coffee shop, kitchen and outdoor dining space. High-quality teaching with all the backing of Kings’ years of experience is reinforced with state-of-the-art learning facilities, which include a computer learning centre, free Wi-Fi throughout and an Apple Mac editing suite, used by students taking the highly popular English Plus Film course. There are additional state-of-the-art classrooms in a recently refurbished building a 2-minute walk away.

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Choosing the right course for you

Our table of levels can help you choose the right duration to achieve your objectives.

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Included in the price
  • Level and needs assessment
  • Access to e-learning platform
  • Use of study centre
  • Learning Progress Guarantee (12+ weeks)
  • End-of-course report and certificate
  • Activity programme

Lowest prices guaranteed

ESL guarantees you the most attractive prices on the market! If you find any price difference, you will be entirely refunded.

Standard course

Beginner to advanced (C1), 1 - 12 week(s)
1 week From 556.- EUR
(576.- USD)
Lessons
20 of 45 minutes
Course duration
1 - 12 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 15
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-12:30
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board
La Mirada residence, double room, no meals, private bathroom
1
576 USD
928 USD
981 USD
2
977 USD
1681 USD
1787 USD
3
1378 USD
2434 USD
2593 USD
4
1779 USD
3187 USD
3399 USD
6
2581 USD
4693 USD
4693 USD
8
3383 USD
6199 USD
6199 USD
12
4987 USD
9211 USD
8995 USD
USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.97   (Not-binding exchange rate)

High & low seasons

Supplement accommodation high season (host family) (per week) (21.06-15.08.2020) 36 USD

Options

One-to-one course (per lesson) 85 USD
Extra night (host family) 55 USD
Extra night (host family) (21.06-15.08.2020) 60 USD
Extra night (residence) 60 USD
Retention fee (host family) (per week) 352 USD
Retention fee (residence) (1-4 weeks) (per week) 405 USD
Retention fee (residence) (5-11 weeks) (per week) 405 USD
Retention fee (residence) (12+ weeks) (per week) 405 USD
Airport transfer from LAX (pick-up) 200 USD
Airport transfer from/to LAX (pick-up and drop-off) 400 USD

Please note: The course material is lent for the duration of the programme, but you may purchase it on site.

Starting dates beginner
06.01 / 03.02 / 02.03 / 06.04 / 04.05 / 01.06 / 06.07 / 03.08 / 08.09 / 05.10 / 02.11 / 07.12.2020
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
20.01 / 25.05 / 03.07 / 07.09.2020
Holidays
22.12.2019 - 04.01.2020
26.11.2020 - 27.11.2020
20.12.2020 - 02.01.2021

Arrival day: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Arrival transfer compulsory for arrivals from Monday to Saturday and for arrivals after 22:00 h on Sundays.

Standard course (25+)

Lower-intermediate (A2-B1) to advanced (C1), 1 - 12 week(s)
1 week From 556.- EUR
(576.- USD)
Lessons
20 of 45 minutes
Course duration
1 - 12 week(s)
Levels
Lower-intermediate (A2-B1) to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 15
Minimum age
25 years
Schedule
09:00-12:30
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.

An exclusive programme for people of 25 years +, combining General English with English for professional communication in a globalized world. It also includes learning and cultural activities outside the classroom.

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Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board
La Mirada residence, double room, no meals, private bathroom
1
576 USD
928 USD
981 USD
2
977 USD
1681 USD
1787 USD
3
1378 USD
2434 USD
2593 USD
4
1779 USD
3187 USD
3399 USD
6
2581 USD
4693 USD
4693 USD
8
3383 USD
6199 USD
6199 USD
12
4987 USD
9211 USD
8995 USD
USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.97   (Not-binding exchange rate)

High & low seasons

Supplement accommodation high season (host family) (per week) (21.06-15.08.2020) 36 USD

Options

One-to-one course (per lesson) 85 USD
Extra night (host family) 55 USD
Extra night (host family) (21.06-15.08.2020) 60 USD
Extra night (residence) 60 USD
Retention fee (host family) (per week) 352 USD
Retention fee (residence) (1-4 weeks) (per week) 405 USD
Retention fee (residence) (5-11 weeks) (per week) 405 USD
Retention fee (residence) (12+ weeks) (per week) 405 USD
Airport transfer from LAX (pick-up) 200 USD
Airport transfer from/to LAX (pick-up and drop-off) 400 USD

Please note: The course material is lent for the duration of the programme, but you may purchase it on site.

Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
20.01 / 25.05 / 03.07 / 07.09.2020
Holidays
22.12.2019 - 04.01.2020
26.11.2020 - 27.11.2020
20.12.2020 - 02.01.2021

Arrival day: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Arrival transfer compulsory for arrivals from Monday to Saturday and for arrivals after 22:00 h on Sundays.

Semi-intensive course

Beginner to advanced (C1), 1 - 52 week(s)
1 week From 576.- EUR
(597.- USD)
Lessons
General (group): 20 of 45 minutes
+ Self study: 4 of 45 minutes
Course duration
1 - 52 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 15
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
General (group): 09:00-12:30
Self study: To be defined
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board
La Mirada residence, double room, no meals, private bathroom
12
5071 USD
9295 USD
9079 USD
16
6703 USD
12335 USD
12047 USD
24
9391 USD
17839 USD
17407 USD
36
13999 USD
26671 USD
26023 USD
USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.97   (Not-binding exchange rate)

High & low seasons

Supplement accommodation high season (host family) (per week) (21.06-15.08.2020) 36 USD

Options

One-to-one course (per lesson) 85 USD
Extra night (host family) 55 USD
Extra night (host family) (21.06-15.08.2020) 60 USD
Extra night (residence) 60 USD
Retention fee (host family) (per week) 352 USD
Retention fee (residence) (1-4 weeks) (per week) 405 USD
Retention fee (residence) (5-11 weeks) (per week) 405 USD
Retention fee (residence) (12+ weeks) (per week) 405 USD
Airport transfer from LAX (pick-up) 200 USD
Airport transfer from/to LAX (pick-up and drop-off) 400 USD

Please note: The course material is lent for the duration of the programme, but you may purchase it on site.

Starting dates beginner
06.01 / 03.02 / 02.03 / 06.04 / 04.05 / 01.06 / 06.07 / 03.08 / 08.09 / 05.10 / 02.11 / 07.12.2020
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
20.01 / 25.05 / 03.07 / 07.09.2020
Holidays
22.12.2019 - 04.01.2020
26.11.2020 - 27.11.2020
20.12.2020 - 02.01.2021

Arrival day: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Arrival transfer compulsory for arrivals from Monday to Saturday and for arrivals after 22:00 h on Sundays.

Intensive course

Beginner to advanced (C1), 1 - 52 week(s)
1 week From 681.- EUR
(705.- USD)
Lessons
General (group): 20 of 45 minutes
+ Options (group): 8 of 45 minutes
Course duration
1 - 52 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 15
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
General (group): 09:00-12:30
Options (group): 13:30-15:00 (Mon, Tues, Wed, Thu)
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.

Options (depending on level): TOEFL, Business English, conversation, grammar, culture, etc.

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Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board
La Mirada residence, double room, no meals, private bathroom
12
6079 USD
10303 USD
10087 USD
16
8047 USD
13679 USD
13391 USD
24
10663 USD
19111 USD
18679 USD
36
15331 USD
28003 USD
27355 USD
USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.97   (Not-binding exchange rate)

High & low seasons

Supplement accommodation high season (host family) (per week) (21.06-15.08.2020) 36 USD

Options

One-to-one course (per lesson) 85 USD
Extra night (host family) 55 USD
Extra night (host family) (21.06-15.08.2020) 60 USD
Extra night (residence) 60 USD
Retention fee (host family) (per week) 352 USD
Retention fee (residence) (1-4 weeks) (per week) 405 USD
Retention fee (residence) (5-11 weeks) (per week) 405 USD
Retention fee (residence) (12+ weeks) (per week) 405 USD
Airport transfer from LAX (pick-up) 200 USD
Airport transfer from/to LAX (pick-up and drop-off) 400 USD

Please note: The course material is lent for the duration of the programme, but you may purchase it on site.

Starting dates beginner
06.01 / 03.02 / 02.03 / 06.04 / 04.05 / 01.06 / 06.07 / 03.08 / 08.09 / 05.10 / 02.11 / 07.12.2020
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
20.01 / 25.05 / 03.07 / 07.09.2020
Holidays
22.12.2019 - 04.01.2020
26.11.2020 - 27.11.2020
20.12.2020 - 02.01.2021

Arrival day: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Arrival transfer compulsory for arrivals from Monday to Saturday and for arrivals after 22:00 h on Sundays.

Intensive course (25+)

Lower-intermediate (A2-B1) to advanced (C1), 1 - 52 week(s)
1 week From 681.- EUR
(705.- USD)
Lessons
General (group): 20 of 45 minutes
+ Options (group): 8 of 45 minutes
Course duration
1 - 52 week(s)
Levels
Lower-intermediate (A2-B1) to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 15
Minimum age
25 years
Schedule
General (group): 09:00-12:30
Options (group): 13:30-15:00 (Mon, Tues, Wed, Thu)
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.

An exclusive programme for people of 25 years +, combining General English with English for professional communication in a globalized world. It also includes learning and cultural activities outside the classroom.

Options: Business, culture, conversation, vocabulary builder, etc.
Afternoon elective lessons, students can be mixed with participants of other ages (lower than 25 y.o.)

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Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board
La Mirada residence, double room, no meals, private bathroom
12
6079 USD
10303 USD
10087 USD
16
8047 USD
13679 USD
13391 USD
24
10663 USD
19111 USD
18679 USD
36
15331 USD
28003 USD
27355 USD
USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.97   (Not-binding exchange rate)

High & low seasons

Supplement accommodation high season (host family) (per week) (21.06-15.08.2020) 36 USD

Options

One-to-one course (per lesson) 85 USD
Extra night (host family) 55 USD
Extra night (host family) (21.06-15.08.2020) 60 USD
Extra night (residence) 60 USD
Retention fee (host family) (per week) 352 USD
Retention fee (residence) (1-4 weeks) (per week) 405 USD
Retention fee (residence) (5-11 weeks) (per week) 405 USD
Retention fee (residence) (12+ weeks) (per week) 405 USD
Airport transfer from LAX (pick-up) 200 USD
Airport transfer from/to LAX (pick-up and drop-off) 400 USD

Please note: The course material is lent for the duration of the programme, but you may purchase it on site.

Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
20.01 / 25.05 / 03.07 / 07.09.2020
Holidays
22.12.2019 - 04.01.2020
26.11.2020 - 27.11.2020
20.12.2020 - 02.01.2021

Arrival day: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Arrival transfer compulsory for arrivals from Monday to Saturday and for arrivals after 22:00 h on Sundays.

Intensive course (Diploma of English)

Beginner to advanced (C1), 24 - 52 week(s)
24 weeks From 10294.- EUR
(10663.- USD)
Lessons
General (group): 20 of 45 minutes
+ Options (group): 8 of 45 minutes
Course duration
24 - 52 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 14
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
General (group): 09:00-12:30
Options (group): 13:30-15:00 (Mon, Tues, Wed, Thu)
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.

Diploma of English is a 24+ week flexible programme, which enables you to customize your study goals. You can combine General English with Special Interest Groups (afternoon electives), exam preparation, English Plus courses, or a semester of Foundation programmes in Business (subject to availability on each specific date).

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Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board
La Mirada residence, double room, no meals, private bathroom
24
10663 USD
19111 USD
18679 USD
36
15331 USD
28003 USD
27355 USD
USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.97   (Not-binding exchange rate)

High & low seasons

Supplement accommodation high season (host family) (per week) (21.06-15.08.2020) 36 USD

Options

One-to-one course (per lesson) 85 USD
Extra night (host family) 55 USD
Extra night (host family) (21.06-15.08.2020) 60 USD
Extra night (residence) 60 USD
Retention fee (host family) (per week) 352 USD
Retention fee (residence) (1-4 weeks) (per week) 405 USD
Retention fee (residence) (5-11 weeks) (per week) 405 USD
Retention fee (residence) (12+ weeks) (per week) 405 USD
Airport transfer from LAX (pick-up) 200 USD
Airport transfer from/to LAX (pick-up and drop-off) 400 USD

Please note: The course material is lent for the duration of the programme, but you may purchase it on site.

Starting dates beginner
06.01 / 03.02 / 02.03 / 06.04 / 04.05 / 01.06 / 06.07 / 03.08 / 08.09 / 05.10 / 02.11 / 07.12.2020
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
20.01 / 25.05 / 03.07 / 07.09.2020
Holidays
22.12.2019 - 04.01.2020
26.11.2020 - 27.11.2020
20.12.2020 - 02.01.2021

Arrival day: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Arrival transfer compulsory for arrivals from Monday to Saturday and for arrivals after 22:00 h on Sundays.

TOEFL exam preparation course, 20 lessons/week

Intermediate (B1-B2) to advanced (C1), 2 - 12 week(s)
2 weeks From 1007.- EUR
(1043.- USD)
Lessons
20 of 45 minutes
Course duration
2 - 12 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate (B1-B2) to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 15
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-12:30
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board
La Mirada residence, double room, no meals, private bathroom
2
1043 USD
1747 USD
1853 USD
3
1477 USD
2533 USD
2692 USD
4
1911 USD
3319 USD
3531 USD
6
2779 USD
4891 USD
4891 USD
8
3647 USD
6463 USD
6463 USD
12
5383 USD
9607 USD
9391 USD
USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.97   (Not-binding exchange rate)

High & low seasons

Supplement accommodation high season (host family) (per week) (21.06-15.08.2020) 36 USD

Extras

TOEFL exam fee (to be paid online) On request

Options

One-to-one course (per lesson) 85 USD
Extra night (host family) 55 USD
Extra night (host family) (21.06-15.08.2020) 60 USD
Extra night (residence) 60 USD
Retention fee (host family) (per week) 352 USD
Retention fee (residence) (1-4 weeks) (per week) 405 USD
Retention fee (residence) (5-11 weeks) (per week) 405 USD
Retention fee (residence) (12+ weeks) (per week) 405 USD
Airport transfer from LAX (pick-up) 200 USD
Airport transfer from/to LAX (pick-up and drop-off) 400 USD

Please note: The course material is lent for the duration of the programme, but you may purchase it on site.

Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Exam dates
On request
Bank holidays
20.01 / 25.05 / 03.07 / 07.09.2020
Holidays
22.12.2019 - 04.01.2020
26.11.2020 - 27.11.2020
20.12.2020 - 02.01.2021

Arrival day: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Arrival transfer compulsory for arrivals from Monday to Saturday and for arrivals after 22:00 h on Sundays.

TOEFL combined exam preparation course, 20+7+4 lessons/week

Intermediate (B1-B2) to advanced (C1), 2 - 52 week(s)
2 weeks From 1192.- EUR
(1235.- USD)
Lessons
Exam preparation (group): 20 of 45 minutes
+ Exam preparation (online): 7 of 45 minutes
+ Self study: 4 of 45 minutes
Course duration
2 - 52 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate (B1-B2) to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 15
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
Exam preparation (group): 09:00-12:30
Exam preparation (online): To be defined
Self study: To be defined
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board
La Mirada residence, double room, no meals, private bathroom
12
6079 USD
10303 USD
10087 USD
16
8047 USD
13679 USD
13391 USD
24
10663 USD
19111 USD
18679 USD
36
15907 USD
28579 USD
27931 USD
USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.97   (Not-binding exchange rate)

High & low seasons

Supplement accommodation high season (host family) (per week) (21.06-15.08.2020) 36 USD

Extras

TOEFL exam fee (to be paid online) On request

Options

One-to-one course (per lesson) 85 USD
Extra night (host family) 55 USD
Extra night (host family) (21.06-15.08.2020) 60 USD
Extra night (residence) 60 USD
Retention fee (host family) (per week) 352 USD
Retention fee (residence) (1-4 weeks) (per week) 405 USD
Retention fee (residence) (5-11 weeks) (per week) 405 USD
Retention fee (residence) (12+ weeks) (per week) 405 USD
Airport transfer from LAX (pick-up) 200 USD
Airport transfer from/to LAX (pick-up and drop-off) 400 USD

Please note: The course material is lent for the duration of the programme, but you may purchase it on site.

Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Exam dates
On request
Bank holidays
20.01 / 25.05 / 03.07 / 07.09.2020
Holidays
22.12.2019 - 04.01.2020
26.11.2020 - 27.11.2020
20.12.2020 - 02.01.2021

Arrival day: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Arrival transfer compulsory for arrivals from Monday to Saturday and for arrivals after 22:00 h on Sundays.

TOEFL combined exam preparation course, 28+7 lessons/week

Intermediate (B1-B2) to advanced (C1), 2 - 52 week(s)
2 weeks From 1229.- EUR
(1273.- USD)
Lessons
Exam preparation (group): 28 of 45 minutes
+ Self study: 7 of 45 minutes
Course duration
2 - 52 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate (B1-B2) to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 15
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
Exam preparation (group): 09:00-12:30
Self study: To be defined
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board
La Mirada residence, double room, no meals, private bathroom
12
6307 USD
10531 USD
10315 USD
16
8351 USD
13983 USD
13695 USD
24
12439 USD
20887 USD
20455 USD
36
18571 USD
31243 USD
30595 USD
USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.97   (Not-binding exchange rate)

High & low seasons

Supplement accommodation high season (host family) (per week) (21.06-15.08.2020) 36 USD

Extras

TOEFL exam fee (to be paid online) On request

Options

One-to-one course (per lesson) 85 USD
Extra night (host family) 55 USD
Extra night (host family) (21.06-15.08.2020) 60 USD
Extra night (residence) 60 USD
Retention fee (host family) (per week) 352 USD
Retention fee (residence) (1-4 weeks) (per week) 405 USD
Retention fee (residence) (5-11 weeks) (per week) 405 USD
Retention fee (residence) (12+ weeks) (per week) 405 USD
Airport transfer from LAX (pick-up) 200 USD
Airport transfer from/to LAX (pick-up and drop-off) 400 USD

Please note: The course material is lent for the duration of the programme, but you may purchase it on site.

Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Exam dates
On request
Bank holidays
20.01 / 25.05 / 03.07 / 07.09.2020
Holidays
22.12.2019 - 04.01.2020
26.11.2020 - 27.11.2020
20.12.2020 - 02.01.2021

Arrival day: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Arrival transfer compulsory for arrivals from Monday to Saturday and for arrivals after 22:00 h on Sundays.

B2 First combined exam preparation course, 20+8 lessons/week

Intermediate (B1-B2) to upper-intermediate (B2), 12 week(s)
12 weeks From 5868.- EUR
(6079.- USD)
Lessons
General (group): 20 of 45 minutes
+ Exam preparation (group): 8 of 45 minutes
Course duration
12 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate (B1-B2) to upper-intermediate (B2)
Students/class
Max 15
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
General (group): 09:00-12:30
Exam preparation (group): 13:30-15:00 (Mon, Tues, Wed, Thu)
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board
La Mirada residence, double room, no meals, private bathroom
12
6079 USD
10303 USD
10087 USD
USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.97   (Not-binding exchange rate)

High & low seasons

Supplement accommodation high season (host family) (per week) (21.06-15.08.2020) 36 USD

Extras

B2 First exam fee (to be paid on site) 350 USD

Options

One-to-one course (per lesson) 85 USD
Extra night (host family) 55 USD
Extra night (host family) (21.06-15.08.2020) 60 USD
Extra night (residence) 60 USD
Retention fee (host family) (per week) 352 USD
Retention fee (residence) (1-4 weeks) (per week) 405 USD
Retention fee (residence) (5-11 weeks) (per week) 405 USD
Retention fee (residence) (12+ weeks) (per week) 405 USD
Airport transfer from LAX (pick-up) 200 USD
Airport transfer from/to LAX (pick-up and drop-off) 400 USD

Please note: The course material is lent for the duration of the programme, but you may purchase it on site.

Starting dates 12 wk
16.03 / 08.09.2020
Exam dates
09.06 / 01.12.2020
Bank holidays
20.01 / 25.05 / 03.07 / 07.09.2020
Holidays
22.12.2019 - 04.01.2020
26.11.2020 - 27.11.2020
20.12.2020 - 02.01.2021

Arrival day: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Arrival transfer compulsory for arrivals from Monday to Saturday and for arrivals after 22:00 h on Sundays.

C1 Advanced combined exam preparation course, 20+8 lessons/week

Upper-intermediate (B2) to advanced (C1), 12 week(s)
12 weeks From 5868.- EUR
(6079.- USD)
Lessons
General (group): 20 of 45 minutes
+ Exam preparation (group): 8 of 45 minutes
Course duration
12 week(s)
Levels
Upper-intermediate (B2) to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 15
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
General (group): 09:00-12:30
Exam preparation (group): 13:30-15:00 (Mon, Tues, Wed, Thu)
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board
La Mirada residence, double room, no meals, private bathroom
12
6079 USD
10303 USD
10087 USD
USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.97   (Not-binding exchange rate)

High & low seasons

Supplement accommodation high season (host family) (per week) (21.06-15.08.2020) 36 USD

Extras

C1 Advanced exam fee (to be paid on site) 350 USD

Options

One-to-one course (per lesson) 85 USD
Extra night (host family) 55 USD
Extra night (host family) (21.06-15.08.2020) 60 USD
Extra night (residence) 60 USD
Retention fee (host family) (per week) 352 USD
Retention fee (residence) (1-4 weeks) (per week) 405 USD
Retention fee (residence) (5-11 weeks) (per week) 405 USD
Retention fee (residence) (12+ weeks) (per week) 405 USD
Airport transfer from LAX (pick-up) 200 USD
Airport transfer from/to LAX (pick-up and drop-off) 400 USD

Please note: The course material is lent for the duration of the programme, but you may purchase it on site.

Starting dates 12 wk
16.03 / 08.09.2020
Exam dates
10.06 / 02.12.2020
Bank holidays
20.01 / 25.05 / 03.07 / 07.09.2020
Holidays
22.12.2019 - 04.01.2020
26.11.2020 - 27.11.2020
20.12.2020 - 02.01.2021

Arrival day: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Arrival transfer compulsory for arrivals from Monday to Saturday and for arrivals after 22:00 h on Sundays.

English + film study (20)

Lower-intermediate (A2-B1) to advanced (C1), 4 week(s)
4 weeks From 2038.- EUR
(2111.- USD)
Lessons
20 of 45 minutes
Course duration
4 week(s)
Levels
Lower-intermediate (A2-B1) to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 15
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-12:30
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.

Are you a cinema-addict? Learn English in Los Angeles, the world’s film capital! This English course will allow you to improve your language skills while studying script-writing, acting, contemporary film and production, as well as learning how to use professional digital editing software.

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Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board
La Mirada residence, double room, no meals, private bathroom
4
2111 USD
3519 USD
3731 USD
USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.97   (Not-binding exchange rate)

High & low seasons

Supplement accommodation high season (host family) (per week) (21.06-15.08.2020) 36 USD

Options

One-to-one course (per lesson) 85 USD
Extra night (host family) 55 USD
Extra night (host family) (21.06-15.08.2020) 60 USD
Extra night (residence) 60 USD
Retention fee (host family) (per week) 352 USD
Retention fee (residence) (1-4 weeks) (per week) 405 USD
Retention fee (residence) (5-11 weeks) (per week) 405 USD
Retention fee (residence) (12+ weeks) (per week) 405 USD
Airport transfer from LAX (pick-up) 200 USD
Airport transfer from/to LAX (pick-up and drop-off) 400 USD

Please note: The course material is lent for the duration of the programme, but you may purchase it on site.

Starting dates 4 wk
29.06 / 27.07 / 24.08.2020
Bank holidays
20.01 / 25.05 / 03.07 / 07.09.2020
Holidays
22.12.2019 - 04.01.2020
26.11.2020 - 27.11.2020
20.12.2020 - 02.01.2021

Arrival day: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Arrival transfer compulsory for arrivals from Monday to Saturday and for arrivals after 22:00 h on Sundays.

English + film study (28)

Lower-intermediate (A2-B1) to advanced (C1), 4/12 week(s)
4 weeks From 2285.- EUR
(2367.- USD)
Lessons
28 of 45 minutes
Course duration
4/12 week(s)
Levels
Lower-intermediate (A2-B1) to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 15
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-12:30 + 13:30-15:00 (Mon, Tues, Wed, Thu), 09:00-12:30 (Fri)
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.

Are you a cinema-addict? Learn English in Los Angeles, the world’s film capital! This English course will allow you to improve your language skills while studying script-writing, acting, contemporary film and production, as well as learning how to use professional digital editing software.

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Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board
La Mirada residence, double room, no meals, private bathroom
4
2367 USD
3775 USD
3987 USD
12
6751 USD
10975 USD
10759 USD
USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.97   (Not-binding exchange rate)

High & low seasons

Supplement accommodation high season (host family) (per week) (21.06-15.08.2020) 36 USD

Options

One-to-one course (per lesson) 85 USD
Extra night (host family) 55 USD
Extra night (host family) (21.06-15.08.2020) 60 USD
Extra night (residence) 60 USD
Retention fee (host family) (per week) 352 USD
Retention fee (residence) (1-4 weeks) (per week) 405 USD
Retention fee (residence) (5-11 weeks) (per week) 405 USD
Retention fee (residence) (12+ weeks) (per week) 405 USD
Airport transfer from LAX (pick-up) 200 USD
Airport transfer from/to LAX (pick-up and drop-off) 400 USD

Please note: The course material is lent for the duration of the programme, but you may purchase it on site.

Starting dates 4 wk
29.06 / 27.07 / 24.08.2020
Starting dates 12 wk
06.01 / 06.04 / 28.09.2020
Bank holidays
20.01 / 25.05 / 03.07 / 07.09.2020
Holidays
22.12.2019 - 04.01.2020
26.11.2020 - 27.11.2020
20.12.2020 - 02.01.2021

Arrival day: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Arrival transfer compulsory for arrivals from Monday to Saturday and for arrivals after 22:00 h on Sundays.

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These students attended a course in this school through ESL – Language studies abroad and their evaluation has been checked. Students' opinions don't necessarily correspond to those of ESL – Language studies abroad, but reflect the individual experience of those participants. This is meant to provide you with further information about this school.

4.2/5
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94% of students recommending this school

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417 students gave their opinion about this school

27 years old - France
/ 5
12 weeks, November 2019 – February 2020
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21 years old - France
/ 5
12 weeks, September – December 2019
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19 years old - Italy
/ 5
5 weeks, June – July 2019
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18 years old - Belgium
/ 5
12 weeks, September – November 2019
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24 years old - France
/ 5
3 weeks, November 2019
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18 years old - Germany
/ 5
8 weeks, September – November 2019
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30 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
20 weeks, June – November 2019
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21 years old - Italy
/ 5
6 weeks, September – November 2019
Value for money (4 / 5)
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Do you think you've made progress?
« Si, perché mi sento più sicura di me. »
25 years old - Italy
/ 5
6 weeks, September – November 2019
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« Si perché mi sento più disinvolta e sicura nel parlare una lingua diversa dalla mia »
17 years old - Germany
/ 5
8 weeks, August – October 2019
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Testimonials
Diane Arabian
Diane Arabian
 Kings, Los Angeles
Duration: 3 weeks

The things I love the most here are the teachers who are always open to help us and the location because there is a lot of things to do around Hollywood! Universal Studios! Griffith Park, Santa Monica and Venice Beach. I really like the fact of shooting a movie during class, I learned a lot of stuff and it is very interesting.

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Laura Hollender
Laura Hollender
Kings, Los Angeles
Duration: 3 weeks

After receiving a nice and professional advice from ESL, I decided to go to Kings College in Los Angeles, as the school is close to my residence. The school offers plenty of excursions, like for example Catalina Island or whale watching in New Port. The teaching method at school made me progress a lot. I had some gaps in writing, and my class focused exactly with that. Teachers were always very helpful and courses were varied. Los Angeles is a crazy city, with a very colourful population, but everyone is super nice and I don’t regret a single thing of my 3 weeks there – also because the weather was amazing!

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Yasemin Hazinedar
Yasemin Hazinedar
Kings, Los Angeles
Duration: 4 weeks

I chose LA for the nice weather and because I wanted to go to California. I spent a hectic month there, the city is very welcoming and the people very friendly. I made friends with other students right from the start.
The school was really good and only 30 minutes’ walk from the residence. The teachers were very friendly and different to the ones in Europe.
If I had to do it again, I would leave for LA but this time forever. LA is definitely full of surprises.

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Host family
Take advantage of your language study stay in Los Angeles to get familiar with the famous American way of life. Host families are selected with care by our partner school in some of the best residential areas in Los Angeles, normally around 60 minutes from the school by public transport. You'll stay in a single or twin room (only available in summer: either to share with a friend or with another international student), have breakfast and dinner with the family and share the common areas with the other family members. You’ll be able to do your laundry once a week, and free Wi-Fi is guaranteed outside high season.

La Mirada residence (from 16 years)
Located in the heart of Hollywood, just 15-20 minutes’ walk from the school, this pleasant residential complex is exclusively for Kings’ students. There are many supermarkets and restaurants located nearby, as well as major movie theatres and lots of other famous Hollywood attractions within walking distance. The complex provides 24-hour surveillance and is located less than 10 minutes’ walk from Santa Monica Boulevard, which offers direct bus routes to the beaches on the Westside of Los Angeles. Bed linen and towels are provided and you’ll find onsite laundry facilities.

  • Twin rooms in the residence: the residence offers modern and spacious twin rooms, each with an ensuite bathroom, equipped kitchenette, dining area, flat-screen TV, free Wi-Fi and air conditioning. You can relax in the communal recreation room and on the outside patio area of the residence.
  • Single rooms in bungalows: you'll stay in a bungalow designed for single occupancy. Each bungalow has a private bathroom, equipped kitchenette, free Wi-Fi and air conditioning.

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Cassil Campus residence (from 16 years)
Within the Kings Los Angeles campus, just steps from the classrooms and a subway station, this residence is as convenient as it is comfortable! You will stay in a twin room with desks and share the bathrooms, furnished kitchens, dining areas and spacious common area with the other guests. Bedlinen and towels are provided. For your convenience, the building is air-conditioned, Wi-Fi access is free and laundry facilities are available. This residence offers welcome independence to international students wishing to stay close to the school and in the very heart of Hollywood.

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Emerson residence (from 18 years, 28.06-08.08.2020)
If you stay in this stylish student residence in the heart of Hollywood, you’ll be walking distance from all the main attractions and a 20-minute walk from the school. Each apartment features single rooms (twin rooms available on request) with shared bathroom and kitchen. Bed linen and towels are provided, laundry facilities are available onsite and Wi-Fi is free. The residence has a nice outdoor eating area, a fitness and yoga room and two onsite restaurants – and it’s monitored 24/7! This residence can also be booked on a half-board basis, with breakfast and dinner included every day at a nearby café/restaurant.

Bungalow - residence "La Mirada"

General information

The bungalows of La Mirada Residence are located one block from Santa Monica Boulevard, which offers direct bus routes to the beaches on the Westside of Los Angeles. Plus it is only a 15-20 minute walk to Kings Colleges and all of the sights that the center of Hollywood offers, including the Walk of Fame, the historic Capitol Records Tower and movie theaters such as the Egyptian and the Mann Chinese.

School distance

Door-to-door travel time:
15 minutes
Means of transportation:
on foot
Average public transport cost:
Weekly pass: USD 25.- / Monthly pass: USD 100.-
Walking distance to public transport:
2 minutes

Walking Distance

Supermarket:
2 minutes
Coffee shops:
2 minutes
Restaurants:
2 minutes
Shops:
2 minutes
Pharmacy:
5 minutes

Availability

All year round
Minimum age : 16+

Arrival and departure

Check-in / Check-out
Sunday from 4:00 pm
Saturday until 10:00 am
Flexible check in/check out
Entry card (building)
Key (building)
Students are also provided with a key to personal mailbox, so that they can receive regular mail.
Code (building)
Staff on-site 24h
Deposit
Students will be given a Inspection Form.

Meals

Use of kitchen
Meal-plan

Facilities

Reception desk
There is an office in La Mirada Ave however, it is NOT a Kings Colleges office, rather a leasing office operated by the management company. We suggest for students to visit the Housing Office (M-F, 9am-5pm) at the school or call the emergency residence nu
Smoking area
Outside
Cafeteria
Shared kitchen
Oven
Microwave
Cutlery available
Vending machine
Laundry
USD 1,50.- per wash / USD 1,50.- per dryer
Common area/lounge
Wi-Fi internet access
Cable internet access
TV in common room
DVD-player in common room
Balcony/terrace
There is a gated patio area for Kings students only.
Garden
BBQ area
Wheelchair accessible
La Mirada Premium's first floor is wheelchair accessible, however, the front main entrance of the residence is not. Therefore students in wheelchairs will need to access the residences on La Mirada Ave, at a different gate and will stay on the first floor
Parking (cars)
Parking (bicycles)
Swimming pool
Gym

Room types and facilities

Twin
19
: 30 m2/ : 36 m2
Room can accommodate single travelling student though this student would likely be placed with a roommate.
Air conditioning
Heating
Smoking
Duvet and pillow provided
Bed sheets provided
Towels provided
Toilet paper
on arrival
Ensuite toilet
Ensuite shower
Wash basin
Shared toilets
Shared showers
Cleaning
Desk
Wardrobe
Cooking facilities
Microwave
TV
Wi-Fi internet access
Cable internet access
Floor
Wood
Balcony
Safe deposit box
Room key provided

On-Campus Cassil Residence

General information

In 2015, Kings Los Angeles (Hollywood) opened this brand new residence right next to the main school building. Located in the heart of Hollywood, between Hollywood and Sunset Boulevards, the residence is surrounded by several restaurants, cafes, clubs and bars, but you will also be close to high-end boutiques, to historic movie theatres and to the Dolby Theatre, where the Academy Awards are hosted. It is only a 5-minute walk to the Metro Red Line subway, which connects North Hollywood with Downtown Los Angeles.

School distance

Door-to-door travel time:
1 minute
Means of transportation:
Walking
Average public transport cost:
~25 USD weekly pass / ~100 USD monthly pass
Walking distance to public transport:
5 minutes

Walking Distance

Supermarket:
2 minutes
Coffee shops:
2 minutes
Restaurants:
2 minutes
Shops:
2 minutes
Pharmacy:
5 minutes
Cinema:
10 minutes
Night clubs:
10 minutes

Availability

All year round
Minimum age : 16+

Arrival and departure

Check-in / Check-out
Sunday from 2:00 pm
Saturday until 10:00 am
Flexible check in/check out
Entry card (building)
Key (building)
Code (building)
Staff on-site 24h
24-hour warden
Deposit

Meals

Use of kitchen
Meal-plan

Facilities

Reception desk
Smoking area
In designated area only
Cafeteria
Shared kitchen
2 fully equipped shared kitchens (one on each side, male and female)
Oven
Microwave
Cutlery available
Vending machine
Laundry
USD 1,50 for wash / USD 1,50 for dryer
Common area/lounge
Wi-Fi internet access
Free of cost
Cable internet access
TV in common room
DVD-player in common room
Balcony/terrace
Garden
Patio eating area
BBQ area
Wheelchair accessible
Please check for availability.
Parking (cars)
Parking (bicycles)
Swimming pool
Gym

Room types and facilities

Twin
5
~16 m2
Available also for a single travelling student.
Air conditioning
Heating
Smoking
Duvet and pillow provided
Bed sheets provided
Towels provided
Toilet paper
Ensuite toilet
Ensuite shower
Wash basin
Shared toilets
3 students per toilet
Shared showers
3 students per shower
Cleaning
Daily cleaning of communal areas
Desk
Wardrobe
Cooking facilities
Microwave
TV
Wi-Fi internet access
Free of cost
Cable internet access
Floor
Carpet
Balcony
Safe deposit box
Room key provided

Start by admiring the stars on the Walk of Fame, visit the wax museum, the Egyptian theatre or the Kodak Theatre, all within a 10-minute walk of our partner school! Multiplex cinemas show the latest creations from the American film industry. Savour dishes from the whole world in the great choice of trendy restaurants. Los Angeles is also a paradise for shoppers! If you like white sandy beaches and swimming in the sea, you’ll find what you’re looking for at L.A.’s magnificent beaches. The weekly social programme organised by our partner school taps into many of these attractions, with a whole host of activities in the exciting Hollywood area around the school itself as well as optional excursions on weekends.

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