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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:


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

Twin Standard rooms: $1,500

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

Location: University of California, Los Angeles

Dates: 19 June - 7 August

Ages: 10 - 18

Accommodation: Standard twin rooms, shared bathroom at Hedrick & Sproul Hall

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.

✓ 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.

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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