An entertaining and experienced native English speaker will instruct all courses.
Lessons are structured based on Student age and English comprehension levels from beginning to more advanced classes.
Classes may vary in different subject matter depending on group's speical requests.
English training begins from 9:00am to 12:00pm. Lessons will focus on conversational communication, grammar, and group requests.
Each student is encouraged to actively participate with the teacher and their classmates.
ESL classes are held at Irvine Lanes/Backbay Conference rooms upstairs, second level:
3415 Michelson Dr, Irvine, CA 92612
(Orange County and Los Angeles Counties)
International students are eager to experience the world renowned Southern California lifestyle. Southern California is one of the top five tourist destinations in the United States.
Orange County, California has some of the safest cities in the country, with top competitive school districts to explore,
and the perfect canvas for students to learn English. For this reason, our homestay accommodations are located in here.
Los Angeles, California area is known as the “Entertaininment Capital of the World,” and it most certainly is!
-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 Iconic Santa Monica Pier, Hollywood and Highland shopping zone, Universal Studios,
FOA Cultural Program
We design a cultural program for your students to enrich their educational interactive experiences.
We will take participants to Southern California area theme parks, shopping centers, and beaches. Popular destinations include Disneyland, Knott's Berry Farm, and Six Flags Magic Mountain, Getty Museum, LACMA, Science Center and Natural History Museum, and Griffith Observatory
Students can take a comprehensive tour at a local fire department or police stations to learn how these emergencies services operate in America.
Students have the to visit local factories or offices of companies, such as, Oakley Design Factory, Fender Guitar Factory, Siracha Plant, Hurley Clothing, LA Times Offices, Mazda Corp, and more!
Students have the opportunity to tour local schools or universities. (Offered during when school is in session, and depends on the particular school’s availability)
International students can visit American classrooms, and meet the students. They will experience how American schools operate, and share their cultural academic background with the students
FOA provides All airport pickup and drop-off from LAX to our study center location.
A bus is provided to transport groups to scheduled activities and to/from our study center.
Host families 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 room and board in addition to the comfort and safety of a family enriched enviroment.
They will incorporate their student into daily family life, take them to gatherings when the opportunity is available, and create wonderful memories with them.
Students will practice their English through genuine interactions and conversations with their families
Host families are located in Orange County only, and each family is visited and approved by FOA Staff before students arrival.
Host families provide two meals a day, a comfortable and clean bed, assistance with transportation, family interaction, and much more...
Complete our Cultural Exchange Program Certificatification!
What to Expect:
-Our Cultural Exchange Program is open for school trips for groups of 15 students or more, and they are designed to immerse students into American culture.
*FOA can provide ESL classes with professional instructors who will teach specific subjects along with expanding the student's English vocabulary.
*FOA can provide students the opportunity to visit American companies, attend events, and local American schools. Subjects are focused on American culture, arts, science, and history. Agents or schools can request specific subjects and topics.
Visit Elementary, Middle Schools, High Schools, and Universities such as UCI, SOKA, USC, UCLB, UCLA, Chapman University
Volunteer at Food Bank, Recreational parks, Participate in local events.
Attend fun attractions such as theme parks, beaches, and shopping centers
Our NEWEST program:
Virtual Cultural Echange Program