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Founded in 1987 with the purpose of providing English as a Second Language (ESL) and test preparation

Get to know Language Systems


Language Systems International College of English, an accredited Language school in Los Angeles, was founded in 1987 with the purpose of providing English as a Second Language (ESL) and test preparation, such as TOEFL iBT®, to international students.

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 provide language instruction that helps international students function successfully in an English-speaking environment, introduces study habits common to those expected at American institutions of higher learning, and assists in the development of critical abilities to think, read, write, listen, and communicate effectively in English.

Our Mission:

The primary focus of Language Systems International is to teach English as a Second Language (ESL) and test preparation to international students in a communicative, student-centered environment.

We have four locations in Los Angeles:

Downtown

Los Angeles
located on Wilshire Boulevard

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Northeast

Los Angeles
located in beautiful Pasadena

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South Bay

Los Angeles
located in Torrance

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Orange County

Center
located in Placentia

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Downtown Los Angeles, Northeast Los Angeles in Pasadena, South Bay Los Angeles in Torrance, and Orange County in Fullerton. Each school is located in a uniquely different neighborhood, all surrounded by interesting attractions and plenty of things to do.

Some of the popular sites near the Downtown LA campus include The Hollywood Walk of Fame, Grauman’s Chinese Theatre, and Universal Studios.

There are many quality educational institutions located near the Northeast LA campus, including California State University at Los Angeles and Pasadena City College and CalTech.

Students at the South Bay Los Angeles campus will find plenty of shopping centers, entertainment facilities, beaches, and parks.

There are several well- known beaches near the Orange County campus, which is also just minutes away from Disneyland and Knott’s Berry Farm. In addition, students typically live within walking distance of the school, and ride a bicycle or take local buses to class.

We also facilitate homestay opportunities for students wishing to live with an American family.