An entertaining and experienced native English speaker will instruct all courses. Lessons may be divided upon English levels from beginning to more advance classes, depending on the level of each student. Classes may vary in different subject matter depending on group's speical requests.
The English training will begin from 9:00am to 12:00pm. Lessons will focus on conversation, grammar, and writing focusing around the group's subject requirements.
Each student will actively participate with the teacher and their classmates.
The ESL course will focus on practical conversational English language which allows the student to practice their English speaking skills at home with host families.
ESL classes will be help at Irvine Lanes/Backbay Conference rooms upstairs/second level:
3415 Michelson Dr, Irvine, CA 92612
(Orange County CA)
Orange County, California has some of the safest cities in the country, with top competitive school district, and clean family friendly communities. Orange County attracts many International students every year to join the OC life style. Southern California is one the top tourist destinations of the country, and the perfect canvace for students to learn English. For this reason, most of our homestay accommodations are located in Orange County.
There are many popular attractions in Orange County area, but just to name a few;
Disheyland-Knott's Berry Farm-South Coast Plaza shopping center.
Los Angeles, California area is known all over the world as being the “Entertaining capital of the world,” and it most certainly is that!
--Students will have the chance to walk along the stars on Hollywood walk of fame, and visit Beverly Hill’s Rodeo Drive elite shopping district.
--The Santa Monica pier is Iconic to Los Angeles, and shopping on Melrose is one of a kind experience.
--Universal studios revelas their movie magics secretes to visitors, and provides a studio tour to their actual working back lots.
What are some possilbe options to choose for the
Cultural Exchange Program?
Possible daily ESL Classes from 9am - 12:00pm (Classes or designed for various subjects)
Possilbe Daily activies starting from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Possilbe tour at local Police station
Possilbe tour at local Fire station
Possilbe tour at local Company Tours (American Apparal, Fender Music Factory Tour, Oakley Tour, Quicksilver Tour, L.A. Times Newspaper headquarters (Companies vary depending on availibility)
Possilbe tour at visit at local schools (only when schools are operating)
Possilbe tour at vistit local beaches (Huntington Beach and Newport Beach)
Go shopping at local malls and shopping centers
Go to local theme Parks (Disneyland, Universal Studios, Knotts Bary Farm, Six Flags)
Possilbe visit at local musuems (Discovery Center or Science Center)
Homestay with an American family (Host family provides breakest, dinner, and including lunch on the weekends)
Possilbe Hotel accomadations (Only by request)
Transportation (Host family provides transportation to and from ESL School)
FOA provides all other transportion (Airport pickup/dropoff, and activites)
Cultural Exchange Program
A programs are designed for students to reach educational interactive experiences.
Each program can involve several tours and activities. We’ll take participants to the exciting themes parks, shopping centers, and beaches in the Southern California region. Themes parks may include visiting Disneyland, Knott Berry Farm, and Six Flags.
Fun Opportunity provides many diverse cultural experiences.
- Students can take a full tour at a local fire department or police stations to learn how these emergencies services operate in America.
Students can have the chance to visit a local factories or offices of companies in the Los Angeles or the Orange County area.
Previous tours FOA visited were at Hurley, Oakley, Fender, LA Times, Mazda, and more.......
-Students can visit a local schools or universities. (Offered during when school is in session, and depends on school’s availability)
-International students can visit an American classrooms, and meet local American students. They can learn how American schools operate with first person observation, while sharing about their cultural academic background.
-American students and teachers have the chance to bring cultural education into their own classrooms.
All airport pickup and drop-off from LAX to our study center location will be provided by FOA.
A bus will also be provided to transport groups to scheduled activities to and from our study center.
-- For larger groups, host families will help provide transportation to and from the student center.
Small groups or individual students may use public transportation, but their host families are required to teach their students how to use public transportation prior to beginning class.
Host families will provide the comfort and safety of a family enriched enviroment while providing room and board for the student. They will incorporate their student within their family life, and take them to family or friend gatherings when the opportunity is available. Students will have the chance to practice their English through genuine interactions and conversations with their families, and create wonderful furture memories with them.
The location of the families home will be in the Orange County California, which is one of the safest Counties in America.
Each family is visited and approved bu FOA before students arrival. Host families provide two meals a day, a comfortable clean bed, help with transportation, warm family interaction, and much more...
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Imagine students being able to to go inside an American company and participate while learning about the industry?
What to Expect?
-Cultural Exchange program is open for groups of 20 students or more, and they are designed to immerse students into the American culture outside of the ESL classroom.
*Each program is designed to meet the criteria and needs for each group’s educational purpose.
*FOA can provide ESL classes with professional instrucotors who will teach specific subjects along with expanding the student's English vocabulary. Some of the subjects are focused on American culture, arts, science, history, and many other subjects.
*FOA can provide students the opportunity to visit American companies, communities, events, and even to local American schools (Elementary, Middle School, High School, and Universities).
*Students will have the chance to perosnally meet the people at local American institutions, ecuational programs, schools, and businesses.
*With these interactions they have plenty of opportunites to practice thier English skills and learn about American Culture.
Our next program:
Imagine students being able to participate at a local school. Meet new American friends, and speak English all day long.