LSI - Language Studies International, San Diego, USA

LSI - Language Studies International

Students rated LSI - Language Studies International, San Diego : 4.2/5.0   (19 reviews)

1. San Diego  

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2. LSI - Language Studies International

General Information

The language school LSI - Language Studies International was founded in San Diego, USA in 1989. Our language school is housed in a modern building located in the very heart of San Diego, with restaurants, shops and transport links all nearby.

The school address is: 1706 5th Ave., Ste. 300, 92101 - San Diego (USA).


Facilities

Kitchen for student use, microwave for student use, fridge for student use, Snack vending machine, Drink vending machine, computer lab, lounge, student support desk, printer for student use, free water dispenser, free WIFI


Facilities for disabled students

Wheelchair access to classroom, disabled toilet, wheelchair access to reception, adapted for students with learning difficulty


Classroom equipment

Air conditioning, heating, ample natural light in all classrooms.
TV in some classrooms.


Accreditations and Quality seals




BBPVE, CATESOL, PIER


Airport transfer

Best arrival airport is San Diego International Airport (SAN).  It takes 10 minutes by taxi or bus to school.


Average no. of students: Adult courses in summer: 200
Adult courses throughout the year: 140
Junior courses in summer: 100
Junior courses throughout the year: 40
Average no. of levels: Adult courses in summer: 7
Adult courses throughout the year: 7
Number of classrooms: 20
Number of public workstations: 20
English teacher qualifications: 100 % hold a university degree
50 % hold a recognised language teaching qualification
Average age of students: in summer: 20 years
throughout the year: 26 years
Minimum age of students: 16 years
11 years for specific Junior courses
Student nationalities: Brazil 34 %
China 4 %
Germany 1 %
France 1 %
Russia 1 %
Saudi Arabia 16 %
 
Italy 5 %
Japan 4 %
Korea 8 %
Switzerland 11 %
Spain 3 %
Turkey 2 %
 

3. Courses

All prices in USD (convert currency). Below the original school prices are displayed.  The 5% DISCOUNT on the tuition fee will automatically be deducted on receipt of your registration.

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Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 12 16 20 [+]Price for additional week
Price in USD 455 910 1365 1640 2460 3280 4100 4800 6240 7800 400
Options for afternoon lessons: General English, English Conversation, Exam Preparation (TOEFL iBT, TOEIC, IELTS) or Business English.
Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 05.Jan.2015, 02.Feb.2015, 02.Mar.2015, 06.Apr.2015, 04.May.2015, 01.Jun.2015, 06.Jul.2015, 03.Aug.2015, 07.Sep.2015, 05.Oct.2015, 02.Nov.2015, 07.Dec.2015
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:10  - 12:50
Afternoon: 13:50  - 16:05
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 12 16 20 [+]Price for additional week
Price in USD 350 700 1050 1320 1980 2640 3300 3840 4960 6200 320
Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 05.Jan.2015, 02.Feb.2015, 02.Mar.2015, 06.Apr.2015, 04.May.2015, 01.Jun.2015, 06.Jul.2015, 03.Aug.2015, 07.Sep.2015, 05.Oct.2015, 02.Nov.2015, 07.Dec.2015
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:10  - 12:50
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 12 16 20 [+]Price for additional week
Price in USD 405 810 1215 1480 2220 2960 3700 4320 5600 7000 360
Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 05.Jan.2015, 02.Feb.2015, 02.Mar.2015, 06.Apr.2015, 04.May.2015, 01.Jun.2015, 06.Jul.2015, 03.Aug.2015, 07.Sep.2015, 05.Oct.2015, 02.Nov.2015, 07.Dec.2015
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:10  - 12:50
Afternoon: 13:50  - 16:05
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in USD 6560 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Course starts every Saturday, 82 lessons over 9 consecutive days. Also available with 92 lessons (US$7360).
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:30
Afternoon: 12:30  - 16:30
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 [+]Price for additional week
Price in USD 1600 3200 4800 6400 8000 9600 11200 12800 16000 19200 1600
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:10  - 12:50
Afternoon: 13:50  - 16:05
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 [+]Price for additional week
Price in USD 2400 4800 7200 9600 12000 14400 16800 19200 24000 28800 2400
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:10  - 12:50
Afternoon: 13:50  - 16:05
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in USD 1045 2090 3135 4180 5225 6270 -- -- -- -- --
Course price includes accommodation: Homestay, Double room, Full board (breakfast + lunch + dinner)

Morning English lessons followed by a variety of activities and excursions in the afternoon make up the core of the programme (playing fields, swimming pool, indoor sports hall, student library). Evening and weekend events round out the experience. This beautiful beach city offers sunshine all year round- a perfect place to study!
Required extra costs:
- Airport transfer: return US$220
- Airport transfer for unaccompanied minors: one way US$220, return US$440
- Insurance, per week US$25

Price includes: Supervision 24/7
Starting dates 2015: 05.Jan.2015, 12.Jan.2015, 20.Jan.2015, 26.Jan.2015, 02.Feb.2015, 09.Feb.2015.
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:00
Required min. language level Elementary (A2)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in USD 1100 2200 3300 4400 5500 6600 7700 8800 9900 11000 --
Course price includes accommodation: Homestay, Double room, Full board (breakfast + lunch + dinner)

IMPORTANT: Younger students (11-13 years) must be accompanied and stay in residences

Required extra costs:
- Airport transfer: return US$220
- Airport transfer for unaccompanied minors: one way US$220, return US$440
Upon request:
- Insurance, per week US$25


Price includes: Supervision 24/7
Starting dates 2015: 22.Jun.2015, 29.Jun.2015, 06.Jul.2015, 13.Jul.2015, 20.Jul.2015, 27.Jul.2015, 03.Aug.2015, 10.Aug.2015, 17.Aug.2015, 24.Aug.2015.
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:00
Required min. language level Elementary (A2)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 24 30 36 0
Price in USD -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 6840 8550 10260 13680
Starting dates Every first Monday of month .
Beginner level start only: 05.Jan.2015, 02.Feb.2015, 02.Mar.2015, 06.Apr.2015, 04.May.2015, 01.Jun.2015, 06.Jul.2015, 03.Aug.2015, 07.Sep.2015, 05.Oct.2015, 02.Nov.2015, 07.Dec.2015
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:10  - 12:50
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 24 30 36 0
Price in USD -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 8040 10050 12060 16080
Starting dates Every first Monday of month .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:10  - 12:50
Afternoon: 13:50  - 16:05
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 12
Price in USD -- -- -- 1640 -- -- -- 3280 -- -- 4800
20 lessons of General English + 10 lessons of TOEFL exam preparation/week.
Starting dates Every first Monday of month .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:10  - 12:50
Afternoon: 13:50  - 16:05
Required min. language level Upper intermediate (B2)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 12
Price in USD -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 3690 4100 4800
Starting dates:
10 weeks: 05.01, 15.06
12 weeks: 23.03, 14.09
Exam fee not included.
Paper based exam.
Starting dates 2015: 05.Jan.2015, 23.Mar.2015, 15.Jun.2015, 14.Sep.2015.
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:10  - 12:50
Afternoon: 13:50  - 16:05
Required min. language level Lower intermediate (B1)
Exam dates 07.Mar.2015, 09.Jun.2015, 20.Aug.2015, 01.Dec.2015
Exam fee 350 USD
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 12
Price in USD -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 4100 4800
Starting dates:
10 weeks: 05.01, 15.06
12 weeks: 23.03, 14.09
Exam fee not included.
Paper based exam.
Starting dates 2015: 05.Jan.2015, 23.Mar.2015, 15.Jun.2015, 14.Sep.2015.
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:10  - 12:50
Afternoon: 13:50  - 16:05
Required min. language level Upper intermediate (B2)
Exam dates 07.Mar.2015, 09.Jun.2015, 20.Aug.2015, 01.Dec.2015
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 12
Price in USD -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 3690 4100 4800
Starting dates:
9 week course: 05.01
12 week course: 23.03, 14.09
Exam fee not included.
Paper based exam.
Starting dates 2015: 05.Jan.2015, 23.Mar.2015, 14.Sep.2015.
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:10  - 12:50
Afternoon: 13:50  - 16:05
Required min. language level Advanced (C1)
Exam dates 07.Mar.2015, 09.Jun.2015, 20.Aug.2015, 01.Dec.2015
Exam fee 350 USD
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Lesson duration (minutes): 50 minutes
School's administrative fee: 150.00  USD
Individual classes: Single individual lessons of tuition can be booked at 80 USD. The combination of group and individual lessons is highly recommended. Individual lessons will encourage you to actively speak the foreign language and will offer you the opportunity to discuss individual problems and weaknesses.
Exams offered: TOEFL ,  Cambridge First ,  Cambridge Advanced ,  Cambridge Proficiency
Average examination results: 70% at TOEFL
70% at Cambridge First
70% at Cambridge Advanced
70% at Cambridge Proficiency
Language school closed: In 2015 (including national and regional bank holidays):
01.Jan.2015, 19.Jan.2015, 16.Feb.2015, 03.Apr.2015, 06.Apr.2015, 25.May.2015, 03.Jul.2015, 07.Sep.2015, 11.Nov.2015, 26.Nov.2015, 27.Nov.2015, 25.Dec.2015 - 31.Dec.2015
Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school): English

4. Accommodation

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weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in USD 255 510 765 1020 255 90
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
West Park Inn is a convenient option located within a short walk from LSI's Downtown campus.
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy: Double room (only for 2 people travelling together).
Distance from school: 5 minutes walking
Includes: TV, Phone, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi (wireless LAN) in building, No meals, Private bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 18
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates High season dates 01.Jun.2015 - 29.Sep.2015
High season High season supplement per week: 35 USD
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in USD 290 580 870 1160 290 90
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night: 55 USD (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 50 minutes by public transport
Includes: Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Half board, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates High season dates 21.Jun.2015 - 30.Aug.2015
High season High season supplement per week: 35 USD
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in USD 230 460 690 920 230 90
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night: 45 USD (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 50 minutes by public transport
Includes: TV, Phone, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Breakfast, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates High season dates 21.Jun.2015 - 30.Aug.2015
High season High season supplement per week: 35 USD
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week
Price in USD 435 870 1305 1740 435
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night: 75 USD (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 5 minutes walking
Includes: TV, Phone, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi (wireless LAN) in building, No meals, Private bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 18
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates High season dates 01.Jun.2015 - 29.Sep.2015
High season High season supplement per week: 35 USD
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Christmas supplement in homestays: US$55 per week.
Max. 1 student of each nationality possible? no
Single room on request
Optional airport transfer: San Diego International Airport (SAN): for 110 USD (one way)
Taxi costs about 30 USD to the city center

5. Leisure activities

Leisure activities: activity possible course possible organized by school distance from school
Dancing     1 km
Diving     30 km
Golf     30 km
Horse riding     60 km
Mountainbiking     60 km
Music     1 km
Sailing     30 km
Skiing     280 km
Tennis     30 km
Volleyball     30 km
Windsurfing     30 km
Other leisure options: Museums, shopping, movies
Examples of social activities
organised by language school:
Beach Volleyball, Dinner, Movie Night, Soccer, Art Walk, Taco Tuesday, Karaoke

6. Reviews

 
Overall rating 4.2/5.0 
(19 reviews)
City / State 4.5/5.0 
Organisation 4.1/5.0 
Facilities 3.8/5.0 
Social activities 4.1/5.0 
Course Quality / Progress in language 4.0/5.0 
Value for money 3.7/5.0 
Accommodation
Host Family 3.8/5.0 
Shared flat (apartment) 3.5/5.0 
Other 3.8/5.0 
Students liked about LSI - Language Studies International, San Diego
"Relaxed atmosphere in the classroom" - (61 years)
"The teachers were all very friendly, patient and helpful!!" - (39 years)
"The number of students is ideal with the institute size." - (20 years)
"Openness of the teachers, the atmosphere, contacts to people from all over the world" - (15 years)
"The teachers, and the other students are great!!!" - (21 years)
All 19 reviews of LSI - Language Studies International

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  • Wireless LAN zone at school
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  • Language level placement test at first day of classes
  • For junior courses: every afternoon free organized leisure program
  • For adult courses: a minimum of one free organized leisure activity per week
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