Language Systems International

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Accredited by ACCET, we are an English School founded in 1987 with the purpose of providing English as a Second Language (ESL) education to international students in a communicative, student-centered environment. At LSI we provide high-quality language programs designed to build students’ skills and self-confidence when communicating in English in either academic or professional situations.

We have four locations in Southern California: Downtown Los Angeles, Northeast Los Angeles (in Pasadena), South Bay Los Angeles (in Torrance), and Orange County.

Whether you want to be close to the beach or in the city, we have a location for you, near convenient public transportation. Each school is located in a uniquely different neighborhood, all surrounded by interesting attractions and plenty of things to do.

Our Downtown Los Angeles Campus is located on Wilshire Boulevard which runs east to west from downtown Los Angeles through Beverly Hills to the ocean in Santa Monica. Other popular spots around this are Universal Studios, Dodger Stadium, Staples Center, The Grove, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), and University of Southern California (USC).

When you choose our Northeast Campus LA (Pasadena), you will be surrounded by safe and upper-class residential areas, including San Marino and Arcadia. Other popular spots around Pasadena Campus are Huntington Library, Old Town Pasadena, Westfield Shopping Center, the Rose Bowl, Santa Anita Race Track, Norton Simon Museum Art Center, Pasadena City College, and Caltech.

Located in Placentia, our Orange County Center is marked by a strong public safety, and educational and tourist areas in the nearby cities of Fullerton and Anaheim. California State University, Fullerton (CSUF), Fullerton College, Disneyland Resort, Angel Stadium, Honda Center, Brea Mall, The Outlets at Orange, and the beaches of Newport, Laguna, and Huntington are popular surrounding spots.

We offer Intensive English Programs to meet your needs and Test Preparation Courses: ESL Levels 1-7, Conversation, Business English, Vacation English, TOEFL®, TOEIC®, GMAT® & GRE® Preparation, TESOL® Certificate, and Private Lessons.

When you choose our South Bay Campus in Torrance, you will be near the beaches on the Santa Monica Bay. Other popular spots around this are Redondo Beach, Hermosa Beach, Manhattan Beach, StubHub Center, Del Amo Fashion Center, California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), and El Camino College.

Contact us today and one of our advisors will help you in your native language!

Language courses at Language Systems

  • English as a Second Language Programs

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    ESL Levels 1 – 7 Program (18 hrs/wk)
    Vacation English Program (14.4 hrs/wk)
    Conversation Program (18 hrs/wk)
    Business English Program (18 hrs/wk)


  • Test Preparation Programs

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    TOEFL® (18 hrs/wk)
    TOEIC® (18 hrs/wk)
    GMAT®/GRE® (18 hrs/wk)

  • Program Combination Options

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    Option 1 (36 hrs/wk)
    Option 2 (24 hrs/wk)

  • Private Lessons