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AOI College of Languages LA-Torrance Campus

Torrance, California USA

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School Introduction

AOI is a multi-purpose language institute with instruction aimed at teaching languages quickly and effectively. We focus on teaching out students to master Conversational English as well as preparing them to use and understand the correct American Idiomatic English for their specialized needs, such as in business or higher education. We also provide college counseling.

Whether you plan to visit the United States for one month or for an extended period of time, AOI provides you with superior English language training under the expert guidance of an experienced staff and native English speaking instructors.

If your goal is to study Conversational English, English Grammar, learn to teach English as a second language (TESL/TEFL/TESOL) or to prepare for college or a university entrance examination (TOEFL), we are the one to provide you with the best instruction for your needs.

Our school is authorized to issue the I-20 Form to students intending to apply for a student visa (F-1).

ESL Program Introduction

Our ESL classes are designed to familiarize students with American culture by balancing like skills with college preparatory work. Basic communications skills are heavily emphasized throughout lenght of this course.

ESL Biginner level student and it primarily focuses on grammar acquistion, vocabulary building, and listening comprehension. Introductory level conversasions comprise th bulk of this class' discussions.

ESL Intermediate course develops the student's increasing mastery of English communication skills by emphasizing common grammatical structure, vocabulary, conversation, and reading comprehension. Special emphasis is placed on higher-level discussions and appropriate use of language.

ESL Advanced course prepares the student for the challenge of advanced college-level reading, writing and conversation. However, not only do we improve our students' English level, but also their confidence in comprehending and speaking English. Controversial class discussions and comprehensive understanding of American slang and idioms comprise the meat and potatoes of this course.

iBT TOEFL Preparation course prepares students to take the TOEFL test, with an amphasis on preparing them to take the iBT TOEFL test. They will learn about the four parts of the iBT test: speaking, listening, reading, and writing. They will learn what is expected of them on each part, and they will develop language skills in those four areas. Also, they will learn test-taking strategies to help them save time and get more answer right.

Background Data

Schedule & Fees

Winter: January 5, 2011 - March 15, 2011 (10 weeks)
Spring: March 30, 2011 - June 7, 2011 (10 weeks)
Summer I: June 22, 2011 - July 26, 2011 (5 weeks)
Summer II: August 17, 2011 - September 20, 2011 (5 weeks)
Fall: October 5, 2011 - December 13, 2011 (10 weeks)

Tuition:
Standard Course 10 weeks: $1200
Semi Intensive Course 10 weeks: $1800

Application Fee: $75
Student Service Fee: $75

Special Courses & Features

Housing/Accommodation Info

Arrengement Fee: $300 Homestay Fee with 2 meals per day: $800

Contact Info

AOI College of Languages LA-Torrance Campus
19401 S. Vermont Ave. #G-100
Torrance, CA 90502

Tel
310-324-2872
Fax
310-324-2874
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