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Los Angeles Junior English Course

Embassy Summer at California State University


Welcome to sunny California! Our centre is located at the Northridge campus of California State University (CSU) in San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles. There are amazing facilities on the campus such as outdoor basketball and volleyball courts, swimming pool, multi games room and LA city centre is only 45 minutes away.

Key Facts:


Apartment-style twin en-suite rooms: $1,540

Twin Standard rooms: $1,500

Prices include tuition, trips, activities, accommodation and full board

Location: California State University Northridge, Los Angeles

Dates: 12 June - 7 August

Ages: 10 - 18

Accommodation: Standard twin rooms & twin en-suite rooms

Sample Excursions: Santa Monica, Hollywood with Beverly Hills and Rodeo Drive and Downtown LA with plenty of visits

Day programme available: Always starting on a Monday including tuition, activities and lunch. No accommodation included. Contact us for more information.

Room Type: Twin room / Apartment-style twin room with en-suite

Bathroom Ratio: 1:4 students

Room set up: Spread across 4 buildings

What's in a room: Single or bunk bed, wardrobe, desk, chair, air-condition

Common room: Yes

Cleaning: Students must clean their own rooms, bathrooms are cleaned weekly and common areas daily

Linen cleaning: Changed weekly

Towels: Provided

Laundry: Available in residence for a small fee

Meals: Served in on-site canteen, packed lunch at weekends

Wi-Fi: Yes

Distance to classes: On campus

The programme includes 2 full-day excursions every week and several on-site activities in between lessons. All activities are designed to continue the learning in a fun and enjoyable way, encouraging students to develop life skills and make new friends through sport, activities and socially interactive games.

Sports: With a choice of football, mini Olympics, table tennis, beach volleyball and basketball.

Drama: Drama and performance activities, such as drama workshops and scavenger hunts.

Evening: Activities such as karaoke, a talent show, a pool party and BBQ.

Sample of Full-Day Excursions

Downtown LA:
Students get to explore the most interesting places/sites such as LA Cathedral, Olvera Street, LA Union Station, Chinatown and the Getty Centre.

Students get to explore the famous Hollywood Boulevard with the Walk of Fame, Beverly Hills and Rodeo Drive.

Beach day:
Students get to explore some of the most famous beaches in LA. One day includes a visit to the Getty Villa, Malibu and Zuma Beach. Another day-trip is spent in Santa Monica at the beach and the pier. The third trip is to Venice Beach

California Science Center and Disney Concert Hall:
Students get to explore the wonders of science through interactive exhibitions and visit the magnificent concert hall of Walt Disney. They also do a stop in the historic district of Little Tokyo.

Grammy Museum and Griffith Observatory:
students visit the famous Grammy museum, the Staples Centre, home arena of LA Lakers. They also do a stop from some shopping in Santee Alley and finish off with a visit to Griffith Observatory.


The classroom is at the heart of your Los Angeles Junior English Course. English Lessons are student-centered and encourage the development of relevant language skills.

✓ Engaging classrooms with a positive learning atmosphere.

✓ 15 hours (20 x 45 minutes) of English lessons per week, morning or afternoon.

✓ Taught by qualified English teachers.

✓ Student ratios of 17 students per class.

✓ Placement testing lesson on day 1 to ensure students are classed appropriately to their level.

✓ We teach all levels, from beginner to advanced.

✓ All courses include learning resources, materials appropriate to students' age and level, and an end-of-course certificate.

Classrooms: Standard classrooms located in the residence building.

Sports Facilities: Sand volleyball court, basketball court, outdoor swimming pool and outdoor areas for games and activities with a gym available as well. 

Meals: All meals are served in a large self-service canteen.

Common Room: Communal lounges on each floor of the residence building and a multi-games room.

Wi-Fi: Wi-Fi throughout the campus and in bedrooms.

Travel times to nearest airport

(LAX) Los Angeles International 45 mins


Local public transport services

Zelzah/Plummer bus stop 10 mins walk
Northridge train station 18 mins walk

Embassy Los Angeles Sample Timetable

Morning Arrivals/on-site activities Testing & Orientation or lessons Full-day excursion: Getty Center, LA Cathedral, Olvera Street, LA Union Station and Chinatown Lessons Full-day excursion: Hollywood, Beverly Hills and Rodeo Drive Lessons Full-day excursion: beach day in Malibu with Zuma beach and visit The Getty Villa
Afternoon Campus Tour / Supply Run / Mall Trip
Evening Welcome Party Ice Cream Social Arts and Crafts Night Scavenger Hunt Volleyball Tournament Rock Art Project / Graduation Party FIFA Tournament

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