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UCLA, Los Angeles Junior English Course

Embassy Summer at UCLA


Welcome to sunny California! Our centre is located iconic University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). UCLA is a household name synonymous with academic excellence and the global city of Los Angeles is a dynamic environment for learning and experiencing new things. Just steps from campus, you will find friendly Westwood Village. The district is a centre for shopping, eating and entertainment.

Key Facts:


Standard triple and twin rooms: $1,790

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

Day Programme: $640

Location: University of California, Los Angeles

Dates: 25 June - 6 August

Ages: 8 – 18* (18 yr olds accepted as part of a group with a leader – junior programme)

Accommodation: Standard triple and twin rooms, and shared bathrooms

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.


✓ Standard twin rooms and shared common space

✓ Both room types have a shared bathroom ratio of 1:4/5

✓ Each room is furnished with a chest of drawers, closet space and two desks

✓ The accommodation is divided across four residential buildings, two dedicated to twin standard rooms and two dedicated to apartment-style rooms

✓ Laundry available in each residence building. High-speed internet throughout. Communal lounges on each floor of the residence building

✓ Students are responsible to keep their rooms clean and tidy, bathrooms are cleaned daily. Common areas are cleaned weekly and linen changed weekly. Towels provided

✓ Meals served in on-site canteen, packed lunch at weekends

✓ Study rooms, fitness & recreation room located on ground floor

✓ Hilltop Convenience Store located nearby. Sunset Village Recreation Center, including swimming pools, tennis courts, and outdoor exercise machines

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.

  • Taught by friendly and professional English teachers
  • 20 x 45 minute lessons per week
  • Placement test on day 1 to ensure students in appropriate level
  • Maximum 17 students per class
  • When possible, students will be placed in an international class with students of different nationalities
  • Standard classrooms
  • Common spaces are used as classrooms
  • Curriculum with emphasis on communication skills
  • Materials included ,as well as an end of course report and certificate

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


We serve cooked and continental options which might include pancakes, eggs, juice and coffee


Has several course options that accommodate for all types of dietary restrictions

Packed lunches are provided at weekends

Evening Meal

Buffet style with a salad bar, including options to accommodate all dietary restrictions.



  • Supermarket
  • Cash machine (ATM)
  • Tennis courts
  • Basketball court
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Outdoor areas for games and activities

Classrooms: Standard classrooms located in the residence building.

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.


Each 14-night stay includes 3 full-day excursions to exciting places around Los Angeles such as Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, and Downtown LA, visiting places of interest in each location. Transport for trips may be by private coach or public transport. Students may have lessons either in the morning or in the afternoon in week 1, alternating weekly after that.

This programme is for illustrative purposes and activities and visits may change.

(Early Risers Club / Run and Yoga morning / room sweeps - 6:45 - 8:15)


Week 1 (Rotates every 2 weeks)
  Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Morning Arrival Intake/ Placement/ Campus Tour / Supply Run Sports / Basketball / Tennis Lessons Full Day Trip: Hollywood Walk of Fame / Beverly Hills / Rodeo Drive Lessons Beach Day: Getty Villa / Malibu Pier
Afternoon Campus Tour / SoCal SoFun Shopping Experience in Westwood Full Day Trip: Century City Mall / Bonfire at Dockweiler Beach Lessons Lessons
Evening Spa Night - Get a Manicure, Pedicure, and More! Casino Night
Show Off Your Betting Skills!
Graduation Party / Karaoke Night SoCal SoFun - Local Westwood - Shopping Night / Movie Theater Night (Optional)

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