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English Language Schools in Los Angeles - Ranking 2022

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33 Best language schools in Los Angeles (ranked based on student reviews)

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What we like about Los Angeles
  • Fabulous shopping options.
  • Beautiful all year round sunny weather.
  • Spacious for a big city - doesn't feel cramped.
  • Relaxed lifestyle.
What we dislike about Los Angeles
  • Accommodation is really expensive.
  • Pockets of high crime.
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How our students rated their experience in Los Angeles

4.4

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Overall city attractiveness
71 authentic reviews from students who reserved with us
Nightlife

Rating: 4.0/5.0

4.0
Friendliness of locals

Rating: 4.7/5.0

4.7
Interesing things to do

Rating: 5.0/5.0

5.0
Geographic setting

Rating: 5.0/5.0

5.0
Public transport

Rating: 3.2/5.0

3.2
Climate

Rating: 5.0/5.0

5.0
Cleanliness

Rating: 4.0/5.0

4.0
Affordability

Rating: 4.0/5.0

4.0
Shopping

Rating: 4.7/5.0

4.7
Safety

Rating: 4.7/5.0

4.7

Most recent student reviews of language schools in Los Angeles

Rating: 4.2

4.2 | 4 reviews

Very good room.
Teacher was very welcoming, very friendly.

3 November 2018
Course: Standard Programme Intensive - 2 weeks
Student age: 47 years

MICHEL
Chile

Rating: 3.6

3.6 | 9 reviews

the teaching method and the possibility of interacting with students from all over the world
kind and very friendly environment

5 March 2018
Course: Vacation ESL Course - 5 weeks
Student age: 34 years

Adriano
Italy

Rating: 3.6

3.6 | 9 reviews

Teachers. Activities.
The lesson books are expensive for a tourist who can only follow the class for a week and can't use the whole book. If they had copy machine for student use in the reception, it would be convenient.

21 May 2017
Course: General ESL Course - 1 week
Student age: 53 years

Kishiko
Japan

Rating: 4.5

4.5 | 14 reviews

interesting course, it is simplistic to the fact that there was not even given a book as supplied. Welcoming family but very far from the school. Very disappointed to have paid for the single room and instead I found myself in a double.

4 March 2015
Course: Vacation Course - 4 weeks
Student age: 32 years

Eleonora
Italy

Rating: 3.6

3.6 | 9 reviews

The situation of the school and the accommodation options are excellent, being able to visit northern part of the city in minutes, which is where almost everything is.

10 September 2014
Course: General ESL Course - 4 weeks
Student age: 36 years

Iván
Spain

Rating: 4.5

4.5 | 14 reviews

The organization, a variety of activities, friendly staff. A great way of teaching in a playful way.

12 May 2014
Course: Vacation Course - 2 weeks
Student age: 26 years

Elena
Russian Federation

Rating: 4.2

4.2 | 38 reviews

All the staff and teachers are really friendly and helpful.

1 October 2013
Course: Vacation ESL Course - 4 weeks
Student age: 23 years

Laura
Netherlands

Rating: 4.2

4.2 | 38 reviews

the teachers !
the school is great but the dormitories do not correspond to pictures and are a bit expensive for what it is!

2 July 2012
Course: Vacation ESL Course - 10 weeks
Student age: 22 years

Morgane
Belgique

Rating: 4.2

4.2 | 38 reviews

Teachers are very concerned to ensure that you learn.

2 September 2011
Course: Intensive English Program - 6 weeks
Student age: 30 years

Cristina
Espana

Rating: 4.2

4.2 | 38 reviews

The teachers and the organisers. The level test is very accurate and you learn a lot.

27 September 2010
Course: Vacation ESL Course - 10 weeks
Student age: 23 years

Beatriz
Espana

Rating: 4.2

4.2 | 38 reviews

Katty, the teacher, is very good. Jerry helps you out in everything. He's a good person, polite and helpful.

14 June 2010
Course: General ESL Course - 4 weeks
Student age: 26 years

Irene
Espana

What school directors said about Los Angeles

Julie Florentin

Los Angeles is a beautiful multi-cultural city with amazing weather all year. It's perfect if you love a big city, a lot of entertainment, nightlife, or going to the beach!

Katie Lee

Los Angeles has it all — easy access to some of the most beautiful beaches in the US, amazing international food and drink, and endless opportunities to experience art, culture and entertainment. It's the perfect city to improve your English.

Matt Brenneman

Los Angeles is a beautiful multi-cultural city with amazing weather all year. It's perfect if you love a big city, a lot of entertainment, nightlife, or going to the beach!

Interesting information about Los Angeles

Key Facts about Los Angeles

Mercer placed Los Angeles in position 66 in their latest ranking of quality of life.
Population: 3,793,000
Elevation: 89 m. above sea level
Time zone: +2h. (GMT -8)
Region: California, Los Angeles County
Currency: USD
Visa: Nationals from USA do not require a visa for travelling to USA and attending a language course. Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.
High season: July
Low season: December
Average course price per week (High season): 647 US$
Average course price per week (Low season): 395 US$
Cost of Living:
* 100 = prices in New York
  • Student price index excluding rent:76* (24% cheaper than New York)
  • Student price index including rent:67* (33% cheaper than New York)
  • Price index food only:82* (18% cheaper than New York)
Mains electricity:
  • Plug Type A
  • Plug Type B
  • Residential voltage: 120 V
  • Frequency: 60 Hz

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Public transportation in Los Angeles

Weather in Los Angeles

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Water Temperature
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Events in Los AngelesBest time to take a language course in Los Angeles

October
Halloween (October)
Halloween (October)

October 2022Halloween in Los Angeles is celebrated with many spooky events and traditions. The main events, such as the West Hollywood Halloween Carnaval, take place on the 31st of October, but beware, the rest of the month also brings several ghoulish events and happenings..

January
Tournament of Roses Parade
Tournament of Roses Parade

January 2023The Rose Parade is a New Year's institution held in Pasadena (just north east of downtown L.A.). Huge floats covered in flowers, marching bands and equestrians participate in this yearly event. It is televised and millions of Americans tune-in to watch it.

February
The Academy Awards (Oscars)
The Academy Awards (Oscars)

February 2023Huge event in Los Angeles, that gathers the elite of show business every year in February. They are given different Oscars for their achievment.

March
Los Angeles Marathon
Los Angeles Marathon

March 2023One of the most important marathon in the USA, the Los Angeles Marathon counts more than 25 000 participants each year.

May
5h of May Celebration
5h of May Celebration

05 May 2023Not to be confused with Mexican Independence Day, in the US, May 5th has become a celebration of Mexican-American culture. Los Angeles is ideally suited to make this one of the best parties of the year. Fiestas abound around the city with mariachi, traditional dances, food and activities for all.

July
Independence day
Independence day

04 July 2023Independence Day is the national day of the United States, commonly associated with fireworks, parades, barbecues, carnivals, fairs, picnics, concerts, baseball games, and family reunions.

What to do in Los Angeles

Walt Disney Concert Hall
Walt Disney Concert Hall
Getty Center
Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica Pier
Original Farmers Market
Original Farmers Market
Venice Boardwalk
Venice Boardwalk
Universal Studios
Universal Studios
Malibu
Malibu
Beverly Hills
Beverly Hills
Hollywood
Hollywood
Bel Air
Bel Air
Los Angeles
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Arrival Airport

Los Angeles International (LAX) - 19 km. from Los Angeles city center

Public transportation to city center:

Every 30 minutes, 11,00 USD, 60 minutes.

Main stops: LAX - Sepulveda/Century, Century, Aviation, Imperial, Hawthorne, La Brea, Inglewood Transit Center, Florence, Crenshaw, Martin Luther King, Boadway, Broadway/7th

Taxi: 106 US$, 35 minutes drive to city center of Los Angeles

Direct international flights from:
  • New Zealand: Auckland International
  • Australia: Brisbane, Melbourne Tullamarine, Sydney Kingsford Smith
  • Canada: Calgary, Edmonton International, Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau, Toronto Pearson International, Vancouver International
  • Ireland: Dublin
  • United Kingdom: London Gatwick, London Heathrow, Manchester

Other destinations that were popular to combine with courses in Los Angeles

Miami (city thumbnail)Miami
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FAQ about schools in Los Angeles

  • Kings has received the best overall rating in Los Angeles.
  • Mentor Language Institute Hollywood, located in 7080 Hollywood Blvd Suite 314, Hollywood has been voted as the school with the best location in Los Angeles.
  • Students rated Los Angeles with 4.4 stars out of 5.
  • Best airport to arrive to in Los Angeles is Los Angeles International (19.5 km from city center). See information about all arrivals and airport information for Los Angeles.
  • In Los Angeles the following courses are offered specifically for business English: Business English Group, Business English Private.

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