The California Institute for English promotes excellence in English for people who want to make a difference in the world. We specialize in exam preparation for academic or employment purposes, while concentrating on proven techniques to enhance speaking skills. Our teachers travel with students to English speaking destinations, provide intensive courses, and allow them to meet future employers so as to facilitate an appreciation of the necessity of learning English in the competitive job market. Our program gives students a passport to top universities in English speaking countries, and employment opportunities in the upper echelon of the business world.
The California Institute for English provides an all-expenses-paid, 2-week intensive English course in sunny Southern California for qualified students interested in furthering their English language studies.
This course entails a morning 2-hour English lesson, followed by a planned activity, for example taking part in an acting seminar, or taking a tour of FOX Studios. Subsequently, we relax and go shopping in Beverly Hills, play beach volleyball, or go biking along the beach and watch the sunset before dinner.
On the last evening, we will have a wonderful meal at a very chic restaurant where we will distribute certificates for those who have satisfactorily completed the course.
LEON LEWIS earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology and English (Literature) from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. After earning his degree, he spent several years working in divergent areas, including the movie industry and writing for legal publications. Leon has spent 6 years teaching English in Rome, initially for schools, but has branched out into doing private lessons for mainly lawyers and children of all ages in preparation for various examinations, including TOEFL and First Certificate. He takes a humorous approach in motivating students to learn as his philosophy is that students tend to retain more if they feel relaxed during the lesson. When he’s not teaching, he loves spending time making pastries, taking part in musicals and watching films.
For our California intensive course, we are looking for either high-school-aged students, from 14 to 18, or smaller children accompanied by adults, or, finally, a group of adults.
With respect to the latter group, the night festivities might involve going out on the town to clubs or elegant locations to have a few drinks.
So let’s get our groove on!
After you take the online test to see if the group is more or less at the same level of English, we will organize a group of at least 10 to accompany us to California.
There will be 2 hours of lessons everyday for two weeks,
culminating in an examination.
For those who pass the test, we will hand out certificates to them
on the last evening at a wonderful planned dinner.