LSI San Francisco/Berkeley is located in the very centre of Berkeley, close to bus and underground stations and just a few blocks from the University campus in an area full of restaurants, cafes, cinemas and bookstores. Facilities include indoor and outdoor common areas, computer room with free internet access and a student resource library - everything you need to help you develop your skills as you study English in the USA. Our language school is an official TOEIC test centre, so you can take the exam in the school. We also offer TOEFL and Cambridge Examination (CAE) preparation courses, as well as more general English programmes. The school occupies a two-story building with indoor and outdoor common areas and a large, glass-covered atrium. We are located just a short walk from the University of California, restaurants, theater, shopping, and transportation. LSI Berkeley offers many facilities to the students. The computer lab has 9 computers with access to internet and a printer which students can use for printing homework, flight details, directions, etc. In the student lounge, students will find a relaxing area with several couches and tables, as well as a large, flat screen TV, on which students can watch their favorite TV shows or the news. Other facilities are the student kitchen, resource room, game room with ping pong table, and free Wifi throughout the school. SI Berkeley has had students from 39 different countries in the past year. Nationalities and percentages vary depending on the time of year. In the summer months, we have many students from South American and European countries. In the winter, we have many students from Saudi Arabia and Asian countries. How many students do you have during high and low seasons? We have up to 175 students during the high season (summer months) and about 65-80 students during the low season (winter months).
Great experience! I loved that the teachers are totally native, and being with a totally multicultural group accelerates the learning process, the location is very good because it can be quickly reached by subway, I highly recommend it, and I would... more
Language Studies International (LSI) is located at very convenient place. Not only BART but also AC Transit buses will take students every places where they want to go after lessons. There are many restaurants near the school, so students can enjoy... more
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