X

English school in San Francisco: LSI - Language Studies International

What we like about the school

  • Best rated school in San Francisco
  • Every afternoon free organized leisure activities for adults
  • Apartment - shared / Residence accommodation very close to school

LSI - Language Studies International

The language school LSI - Language Studies International was founded in San Francisco, USA in 1979. The school is centrally located in downtown Berkeley, close to all public transportation and close to the University of California as well as being only 25 minutes away from the attractions of downtown San Francisco.

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

Accreditations and Quality seals

AAIEPACCET NAFSASEVPPreferential Terms in Case of Visa RefusalBBPVE, CATESOL, PIER

School Size:

Facilities

  • Kitchen for student use

  • Microwave for student use

  • Fridge for student use

  • Computer lab

  • Library

  • Games room

  • Lounge

  • 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

  • TV in all classrooms

  • Air conditioning in all classrooms

  • Heating in all classrooms

  • Ample natural light in most classrooms

Number of classrooms:

14

Number of public PC workstations:

16

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 adult courses: every afternoon free organized leisure program
  • For adult courses: a minimum of one free organized leisure activity per week
  • Free consultation about suitable college/university programs by qualified consultant
  • Free assistance in applying to college/university programs by qualified consultant

Course material:

Generally course material is distributed free to students but has to be returned to the school at end of course.

Average number of students

  • Adult courses in summer: 175
  • Adult courses throughout the year: 90
  • Junior courses in summer: 25
  • Junior courses throughout the year: 10

Average age of students

Average number of levels

  • Adult courses in summer: 5
  • Adult courses throughout the year: 5
  • Junior courses in summer: 5
  • Junior courses throughout the year: 5

Minimum age of students

  • 16 years
  • 13 years for specific Junior courses

English teacher qualifications

  • 100 % hold a university degree
  • 100 % hold a recognised language teaching qualification

Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school):

15
5
1
3
1
1
17
5
10
15
5
5
5
3

Optional airport transfer

Best arrival airport is San Francisco International (SFO).

San Francisco International Airport:
110 US$ pick up
210 US$ return (both ways)

Language school closed

In 2018 (including national and regional bank holidays): 01.Jan.2018, 15.Jan.2018, 19.Feb.2018, 30.Mar.2018, 02.Apr.2018, 28.May.2018, 04.Jul.2018, 03.Sep.2018, 08.Oct.2018, 22.Nov.2018, 23.Nov.2018, 22.Dec.2018 - 31.Dec.2018

If a bank holiday falls on a weekday there is no refund nor are classes recuperated. This is the case for the majority of language schools.

English Courses

Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 16 20 24 Additional Week
Price in US$ 465 442 930 884 1395 1326 1680 1596 2520 2394 3360 3192 4200 3990 6400 6080 8000 7600 8280 7866 345 328
Starting dates
Every Monday .
Absolute beginners start on: 02.Jan.2018, 12.Mar.2018, 21.May.2018, 30.Jul.2018, 08.Oct.2018
General course schedule
6 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:10  - 12:50
Afternoon: 13:50  - 16:05
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
RESERVE & Secure the Lowest Price »
Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 16 20 24 Additional Week
Price in US$ 360 342 720 684 1080 1026 1360 1292 2040 1938 2720 2584 3400 3230 5120 4864 6400 6080 7080 6726 295 281
Starting dates
Every Monday .
Absolute beginners start on: 02.Jan.2018, 12.Mar.2018, 21.May.2018, 30.Jul.2018, 08.Oct.2018
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:10  - 12:50
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
RESERVE & Secure the Lowest Price »
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week
Price in US$ 1600 1520 3200 3040 4800 4560 6400 6080 8000 7600 9600 9120 11200 10640 12800 12160 16000 15200 19200 18240 1600 1520
Starting dates
Every Monday .
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:10  - 12:50
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
RESERVE & Secure the Lowest Price »
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week
Price in US$ 2400 2280 4800 4560 7200 6840 9600 9120 12000 11400 14400 13680 16800 15960 19200 18240 24000 22800 28800 27360 2400 2280
Starting dates
Every Monday .
General course schedule
6 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:10  - 12:50
Afternoon: 13:50  - 16:05
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
RESERVE & Secure the Lowest Price »
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week
Price in US$ 3200 3040 6400 6080 9600 9120 12800 12160 16000 15200 19200 18240 22400 21280 25600 24320 32000 30400 38400 36480 3200 3040
Starting dates
Every Monday .
General course schedule
8 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:10  - 12:50
Afternoon: 13:50  - 18:00
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
RESERVE & Secure the Lowest Price »
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in US$ 1175 1146 2350 2292 3525 3437 4700 4583 5875 5729 7050 6874 -- -- -- -- --
Course price includes accommodation
Homestay, Double room, Breakfast & lunch & dinner
English tuition in the mornings + fun activities and excursions in the afternoons.
Additional fee:
Insurance is USD 25 per week.
Starting dates
2018: 24.Jun.2018, 01.Jul.2018, 08.Jul.2018, 15.Jul.2018, 22.Jul.2018, 29.Jul.2018.
Required minimum language level
Elementary (A2) or higher
RESERVE & Secure the Lowest Price »
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in US$ 395 376 790 751 1185 1126 1580 1501 1975 1877 2370 2252 -- -- -- -- --
This option only includes English lessons.
Starting dates
2018: 25.Jun.2018, 02.Jul.2018, 09.Jul.2018, 16.Jul.2018, 23.Jul.2018, 30.Jul.2018.
Required minimum language level
Elementary (A2) or higher
RESERVE & Secure the Lowest Price »
Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 12 16 20 24
Price in US$ 465 442 930 884 1395 1326 1680 1596 2520 2394 3360 3192 4200 3990 4920 4674 6400 6080 8000 7600 9600 9120
Starting dates
Every first Monday of month .
Absolute beginners start on: 02.Jan.2018, 12.Mar.2018, 21.May.2018, 30.Jul.2018, 08.Oct.2018
Required minimum language level
Lower intermediate (B1) or higher
RESERVE & Secure the Lowest Price »
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 12
Price in US$ -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 4920 4674
Starting dates
2018: 26.Mar.2018, 17.Sep.2018.
General course schedule
6 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:10  - 12:50
Afternoon: 13:50  - 16:05
Required minimum language level
Upper intermediate (B2) or higher
Exam dates
12.Jun.2018, 04.Dec.2018
Exam fee
350 US$
RESERVE & Secure the Lowest Price »
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 12
Price in US$ -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 4920 4674
Starting dates
2018: 26.Mar.2018, 17.Sep.2018.
General course schedule
6 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:10  - 12:50
Afternoon: 13:50  - 16:05
Required minimum language level
Advanced (C1) or higher
Exam dates
13.Jun.2018, 05.Dec.2018
Exam fee
350 US$
RESERVE & Secure the Lowest Price »
Note: All courses offered by LSI - Language Studies International, San Francisco can be reserved online with LanguageCourse.Net. In case a course is not listed above, just mention the course description in the comment field of the online registration form.
Lesson duration: 50 minutes
School's administrative fee: 150.00 US$
Individual classesSingle individual lessons of tuition can be reserved at 80 US$. 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.

Accommodation

weeks 1 2 3 4 Additional Week Deposit (refundable)* One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in US$ 470 940 1410 1880 470 250 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:
70 US$ (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 in building (Free WIFI), Heating, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students
Minimum age of students: 18
Dates
High season dates 17.Jun.2018 - 26.Aug.2018
High season
weeks 1 2 3 4 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in US$ 335 670 1005 1340 335 90
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night:
60 US$ (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
30 minutes by public transport
Includes:
Towels, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, Air conditioning, Breakfast & 1 meal, Shared bathroom.
Age of students
Minimum age of students: 16
Dates
High season dates 17.Jun.2018 - 26.Aug.2018
High season
High season supplement per week: 35 US$
weeks 1 2 3 4 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in US$ 270 540 810 1080 270 90
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night:
50 US$ (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
30 minutes by public transport
Includes:
Towels, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, Air conditioning, Breakfast, Shared bathroom.
Age of students
Minimum age of students: 16
Dates
High season dates 17.Jun.2018 - 26.Aug.2018
High season
High season supplement per week: 35 US$
  • Homestays:
    Christmas supplement: USD 55 per week.

Leisure activities

activity possibledistance from school
Baseball1 km
Basketball1 km
Cooking1 km
Dancing1 km
Field Hockey1 km
Football (soccer)1 km
Ice Hockey1 km
Mountainbiking10 km
Music 
Rugby1 km
Sailing4 km
Skiing290 km
Squash1 km
Swimming1 km
Table Tennis 
Tennis 
Volleyball1 km
Yoga1 km
Leisure programme for juniors (sample):
 Schedule of activities - juniors (PDF)
Leisure programme for adults (sample):
 Sample of activities for adults (PDF)

Reviews

City
4.3/5.0 
Organisation
4.2/5.0 
Facilities
3.7/5.0 
Social activities
3.9/5.0 
Course quality / Progress in language
4.4/5.0 
Value for money
3.7/5.0 
Accommodation
Homestay
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!
Overall rating
5.0/5.0
Value for money
4.0/5.0
Detailed review
City/place
5.0/5.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
3.0/5.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
5.0/5.0
School organization
4.0/5.0
Social activities
4.0/5.0
Accommodation
Homestay B&B
5.0/5.0
Other
5.0/5.0
Shared Flat (apartment)
5.0/5.0
Additional information
Insider tips about what future students should not miss: Visit the Golden Gate Bridge, go to the Six Flags park, and ride the cable cars!
Other comments: Top organization and friendliness in all service areas
Teachers and ambiance
Overall rating
5.0/5.0
Value for money
5.0/5.0
Detailed review
City/place
5.0/5.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
4.0/5.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
5.0/5.0
School organization
4.0/5.0
Social activities
5.0/5.0
Accommodation
Homestay B&B
5.0/5.0
Additional information
Insider tips about what future students should not miss: Group activities, the whole expierence
Teachers' skills
Overall rating
4.0/5.0
Value for money
4.0/5.0
Detailed review
City/place
5.0/5.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
3.0/5.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
5.0/5.0
School organization
4.0/5.0
Social activities
4.0/5.0
Accommodation
Homestay Half Board
5.0/5.0
Additional information
Insider tips about what future students should not miss: to live in the host family
Classes and teachers
Overall rating
4.0/5.0
Value for money
3.0/5.0
Detailed review
City/place
3.0/5.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
4.0/5.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
5.0/5.0
School organization
5.0/5.0
Social activities
5.0/5.0
Accommodation
Homestay
1.0/5.0
Other
1.0/5.0
Downtown Berkeley YMCA - Residence & Hotel
1.0/5.0
Teachers, lessons and proposed activities.
Overall rating
4.0/5.0
Value for money
4.0/5.0
Detailed review
City/place
5.0/5.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
4.0/5.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
5.0/5.0
School organization
4.0/5.0
Social activities
4.0/5.0
Accommodation
Homestay B&B
3.0/5.0
Other
3.0/5.0
Shared Flat (apartment)
3.0/5.0
Additional information
Other comments: Offering sport activities (basketball, baseball ...).

Brochures

LSI - Language Studies International Brochure (PDF)
LSI - Language Studies International Brochure (PDF)
 Prices (PDF)
 Prices (PDF)
  (PDF)
  (PDF)
 Junior Program (PDF)

San Francisco Map  

Loading map content
###
Map of public transport system
San Francisco Public Transport Map

Travel with your friends

Facebook Share Box city image
English language school San Francisco, USA, LSI - Language Studies International
https://www.languagecourse.net//school-lsi---language-studies-international-san-francisco.php3
Do you know someone in particular with whom you would love to explore life in San Francisco? Just tag them in your post to Facebook or send them a link to this page in a message or email.

Other English schools

English schools in the rest of the world
Comparison of all schools in USA
onscroll="return false;">
X

Free Price Quote PDF

LSI - Language Studies International
For any additional questions please call +1-646 503 18 10 or use our contact form.

Free Price Quote PDF



A PDF with a quote for LSI - Language Studies International is being sent to your email. Keep it for your reference or share it with someone else if you like.


Free Price Quote PDF

Ask LSI - Language Studies International to confirm availability

Send message to school to confirm availability for:
Course:
Starting date:
Duration of course: weeks
Accommodation:
Check-in date:
Check-out date:
Airport transfer:
First Name:
Surname:
Email address:
Language level:

Comment for the school (optional):




Ask LSI - Language Studies International to confirm availability



Your query has been sent to LSI - Language Studies International to confirm availability of your chosen course on your requested dates.
There has been an error while processing your request:


Send Quote by email

Calculator | Reservation

years
Starting date
Check-in date
Check-out date
No surprises! Here's the total price incl. all fees and sales taxes. Course material included.
FREE cancellation
Exclusive benefits only when reserving via LanguageCourse.net:
  • Reserve your course with confidence: 60.475 language courses reserved already through LanguageCourse.net. Trust in the #1 site for language courses.
Share:
Secure your course today.
  • The most courses: 10.492 language course programmes listed. No other site worldwide has more.
  • Exclusive discounts
  • 17.841 authentic reviews of language schools
  • Free advice from our friendly language travel experts
YOUR BENEFITS
Only when you reserve here
  • Lowest price guaranteed: You pay less than when booking at the school directly or anywhere else. If you find a better rate elsewhere we will beat it.
  • Most visited website for language course reservations
  • Preferential terms for cancellation and payment
  • No agency fees

The best way to reserve your language course!

Don't just take our
word for it...
Fun stats
  • 1.000.000 US$: in course fees saved by our clients.
  • Pioneers: We were the first site to publish uncensored reviews of language schools. Established in 1999.
  • World leaders: We are the most visited independent site dedicated to language courses.
  • >20.000 facebook fans.
facebook plugin
LanguageCourse.Net reviews
Excellent 9.5from 0 to 10
688 reviews on Trustpilot
What actual customers have to say
  • Catherine (35): Booking the course was straightforward,... more
  • Christopher (29): I chose your website, because you informed me... more
  • Stephanie (ann Margarete) (18): The information was useful and it was all very... more
  • Simone (34): The service provided through the internet was... more
In the press:
Press mentions
Press mentions
Trusted by:
trusted by
trusted by
{$words.androidicon_alt}
+
{$words.appleicon_alt}
+
{$words.vtapptablet_alt}
+
{$words.vtappmob_alt}

Learn English with our free app

Vocabulary Trainer

+10.000.000 Downloads