LSI - Language Studies International, San Francisco, USA

LSI - Language Studies International

Students rated LSI - Language Studies International, San Francisco : 4.4/5.0   (11 reviews)

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General Information

The language school LSI - Language Studies International was founded in San Francisco, USA in 1980. The school is centrally located in downtown Berkeley, close to all public transportation and close to the University of California, only 35 minutes away from downtown San Francisco.

The school address is: 2015 Center St., 94704 - San Francisco (USA).


Facilities

Kitchen for student use, microwave for student use, fridge for student use, computer lab, library, games room, lounge, rooftop terrace, student support desk, copy machine, printer for student use, video game console, table tennis, free water dispenser, free WIFI


Facilities for disabled students

Wheelchair access to classroom, disabled toilet


Classroom equipment

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


Accreditations and Quality seals




BBPVE, CATESOL, PIER


Airport transfer

Best arrival airport is San Francisco International (SFO).  It takes 40 minutes by car to school.


Average no. of students: Adult courses in summer: 175
Adult courses throughout the year: 90
Average no. of levels: Adult courses in summer: 5
Adult courses throughout the year: 5
Junior courses in summer: 5
Junior courses throughout the year: 5
Number of classrooms: 14
Number of public workstations: 9
English teacher qualifications: 100 % hold a university degree
75 % hold a recognised language teaching qualification
Average age of students: in summer: 22 years
throughout the year: 27 years
Minimum age of students: 16 years
14 years for specific Junior courses
Student nationalities: Brazil 335 %
China 5 %
Germany 1 %
France 3 %
Libya 1 %
Saudi Arabia 17 %
 
Italy 5 %
Japan 10 %
Korea 15 %
Switzerland 5 %
Spain 5 %
Chile 3 %  

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 5 6 7 8 10 12 [+]Price for additional week
Price in USD 455 910 1365 1640 2050 2460 2870 3280 4100 4800 400
Options for afternoon lessons: Conversation, Business English, or TOEFL preparation.
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 10 12 [+]Price for additional week
Price in USD 350 700 1050 1320 1650 1980 2310 2640 3300 3840 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
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 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 6 8 10 12 24 30 [+]Price for additional week
Price in USD 3200 6400 9600 12800 19200 25600 32000 38400 76800 131200 3200
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  - 16:00
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 24 30 36 48
Price in USD -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 6840 8550 10260 13680
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 Elementary (A2)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 24 30 36 48
Price in USD -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 8040 10150 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 Elementary (A2)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 12
Price in USD -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 4800
Starting dates 2015: 23.Mar.2015, 14.Sep.2015.
Beginner level start only: 09.Jun.2015, 01.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 Upper intermediate (B2)
Exam fee 350 USD
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 12
Price in USD -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 4800
Starting dates 2015: 23.Mar.2015, 14.Sep.2015.
Required min. language level Advanced (C1)
Exam dates 10.Jun.2015, 02.Dec.2015
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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
Average examination results: 90 at TOEFL
80 at Cambridge First
75 at Cambridge Advanced
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, 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): German, Italian, French, Spanish, 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 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: 45 minutes by public transport
Includes: Towels, Bedding/linen, Kitchen, Heating, Air conditioning, Breakfast, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 16
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 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: 45 minutes by public transport
Includes: Towels, Bedding/linen, Kitchen, Heating, Air conditioning, Half board, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 16
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 310 620 930 1240 310 90
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Sunday
Price per person
Price extra night: 65 USD (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 15 minutes walking
Includes: Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Kitchen, Heating, Air conditioning, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 18
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates High season dates 06.Jul.2015 - 28.Aug.2015
High season
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in USD -- 590 885 1180 295 90
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Includes morning coffee/tea and use of sports facility (3 swimming pools, cardio/exercise equipment, and over 100 classes per week to choose from).
Double rooms available upon request for two people traveling together.
Price extra night: 65 USD (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 2 minutes walking
Includes: Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi (wireless LAN) in building, Heating, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 18
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates High season dates 06.Jul.2015 - 28.Aug.2015
High season
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Comment Residence accommodation is also available. Prices on request. Homestay supplements:
Christmas supplement: US$55 per week.
Max. 1 student of each nationality possible? yes
Single room always
Optional airport transfer: San Francisco International (SFO): for 110 USD (one way)
Taxi costs about 100 USD to the city center

5. Leisure activities

Leisure activities: activity possible course possible organized by school distance from school
Baseball     1 km
Basketball     1 km
Cooking       1 km
Dancing     1 km
Field Hockey       1 km
Football (soccer)       1 km
Ice Hockey       1 km
Mountainbiking     10 km
Music      
Rugby       1 km
Sailing     4 km
Skiing     290 km
Squash     1 km
Swimming     1 km
Table Tennis      
Tennis      
Volleyball     1 km
Yoga       1 km

6. Reviews

 
Overall rating 4.4/5.0 
(11 reviews)
City / State 4.5/5.0 
Organisation 4.3/5.0 
Facilities 3.8/5.0 
Social activities 4.1/5.0 
Course Quality / Progress in language 4.6/5.0 
Value for money 3.9/5.0 
Accommodation
Host Family 4.2/5.0 
Shared flat (apartment) 3.8/5.0 
Other 3.8/5.0 
Students liked about LSI - Language Studies International, San Francisco
"The variety of free-time activities and the enthusiasm of our teachers!" - (18 years)
"Teachers and ambiance" - (20 years)
"Teachers' skills" - (48 years)
"Classes and teachers" - (27 years)
"Teachers, lessons and proposed activities." - (32 years)
All 11 reviews of LSI - Language Studies International

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Prices include:
  • Internet access and use of school computers
  • Wireless LAN zone at school
  • Free certificate of course attendance
  • Language level placement test at first day of classes
  • For junior courses: every afternoon free organized leisure program
  • For adult courses: every afternoon free organized leisure program
  • For adult courses: a minimum of one free organized leisure activity per week
  • Free assistance in applying to college/university programs by qualified consultant
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