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ELS Philadelphia

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ELS Philadelphia is part of the ELS group of language schools who have been offering English language courses in destinations around the world since 1961. ELS Philadelphia is located on the attractive and friendly campus of Saint Joseph’s University.

Housed in its own modern, two-storey building on Saint Joseph’s University campus, ELS Philadelphia is just a 20 minutes’ bus journey away from the heart of the city. Students benefit from the University’s facilities including sports fields, a gym, an indoor swimming pool and free parking. The University is a private institution with a total of around 9,000 students at any one time. Students at ELS can benefit from the University’s various clubs and societies, giving them the opportunity to meet and make friends with local students. From the campus there is a free shuttle service to nearby shops and restaurants.

ELS offers a variety of English courses of varying intensities, including a special academic English program for students wanting to prepare themselves for studying in an English-speaking university. ELS is known for the high standards of its teaching staff, with all teachers being professional educators, many with masters degree and more than 15 years experience with ELS.

ELS organizes a variety of extra-curricular activities for its students during their English courses, including weekend excursions to New York City, Atlantic City, Washington DC and Niagara Falls. 


School Facts

School sizemedium
Classrooms16
High seasonFebruary - April, October - November
Computers

Computers

Library

Library

Student lounge

Student lounge

Cafeteria

Cafeteria

Snacks

Snacks

Garden/terrace

Garden/terrace

Disabled access

Disabled access

Wifi

Wifi

Student Nationalities

Saudi Arabia

47%

China

22%

Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)

5%

Qatar

4%

Korea (the Republic of)

3%

Argentina

3%

Colombia

3%

Japan

3%

Brazil

2%

Worldwide

8%

Location

ELS Language Centers, 5414 Overbrook Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19131, USA

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Courses

More information about different types of courses.
  • 15 standard lessons per week
  • It is sometime possible to start this course on other dates outside of the four week intervals - please contact us for more information
  • Class length in minutes: 50
  • Monday - Friday
  • Language Level: complete beginner - C2
  • Students per course: 12-15
  • Minimum age: 17
  • Starting dates: 2017-01-09 | 2017-02-06 | 2017-03-06 | 2017-04-03 | 2017-05-01 | 2017-05-29 | 2017-06-26 | 2017-07-24 | 2017-08-21 | 2017-09-18 | 2017-10-16 | 2017-11-13 | 2017-12-11
  • 20 standard lessons per week
  • It is sometime possible to start this course on other dates outside of the four week intervals - please contact us for more information
  • Class length in minutes: 50
  • Monday - Friday
  • Language Level: complete beginner - C2
  • Students per course: 12-15
  • Minimum age: 17
  • Starting dates: 2017-01-09 | 2017-02-06 | 2017-03-06 | 2017-04-03 | 2017-05-01 | 2017-05-29 | 2017-06-26 | 2017-07-24 | 2017-08-21 | 2017-09-18 | 2017-10-16 | 2017-11-13 | 2017-12-11
  • 30 standard lessons per week
  • It is sometime possible to start this course on other dates outside of the four week intervals - please contact us for more information
  • Class length in minutes: 50
  • Monday - Friday
  • Language Level: complete beginner - C2
  • Students per course: 12-15
  • Minimum age: 17
  • Starting dates: 2017-01-09 | 2017-02-06 | 2017-03-06 | 2017-04-03 | 2017-05-01 | 2017-05-29 | 2017-06-26 | 2017-07-24 | 2017-08-21 | 2017-09-18 | 2017-10-16 | 2017-11-13 | 2017-12-11
  • 20 private business English lessons per week
  • This course is intended for professionals wanting to learn career-specific terminology or technical jargon - please let us know when booking if there is a particular industry you would like to focus on
  • Return airport transfer and ELS medical insurance included
  • Class length in minutes: 50
  • Monday - Friday
  • Language Level: complete beginner - C2
  • Students per course: 1
  • Minimum age: 17
  • Material: Study material is included in the course price
  • 20 standard lessons per week
  • 15 private business English lessons per week
  • This course is intended for professionals wanting to learn career-specific terminology or technical jargon - please let us know when booking if there is a particular industry you would like to focus on in your private lessons
  • Return airport transfer and ELS medical insurance included
  • Class length in minutes: 50
  • Monday - Friday
  • Language Level: complete beginner - C2
  • Students per course: 12-15
  • Minimum age: 17
  • Material: Study material is included in the course price
  • Starting dates: 2017-01-09 | 2017-02-06 | 2017-03-06 | 2017-04-03 | 2017-05-01 | 2017-05-29 | 2017-06-26 | 2017-07-24 | 2017-08-21 | 2017-09-18 | 2017-10-16 | 2017-11-13 | 2017-12-11
  • 30 academic English lessons per week
  • It is sometime possible to start this course on other dates outside of the four week intervals - please contact us for more information
  • Class length in minutes: 50
  • Monday - Friday
  • Language Level: complete beginner - C2
  • Students per course: 12-15
  • Minimum age: 17
  • Starting dates: 2017-01-09 | 2017-02-06 | 2017-03-06 | 2017-04-03 | 2017-05-01 | 2017-05-29 | 2017-06-26 | 2017-07-24 | 2017-08-21 | 2017-09-18 | 2017-10-16 | 2017-11-13 | 2017-12-11

Accommodation

More information about different types of accommodation
  • On average there are 2-3 students in each host family
  • Bedding including
  • Laundry facilities
  • Minimum age: 17 years old
  • Travel Time (on foot): 20 minutes
  • Bedding included
  • Shared living room and fully equipped kitchen
  • TV and wifi
  • 24-hour security
  • Deposit: 100 USD
  • Minimum age: 17 years old
  • Travel Time (on foot): 5 minutes

Transfer

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Transfer

Airport: Philadelphia PHL
Direction: One Way
Operating Hours: 24
Price: 135 USD
Airport: Philadelphia PHL - Business English
Direction: Return
Operating Hours: 24h
Price: 0 USD
  • Only for students taking one of the following courses: Group Course 20 + Business English 15 (private) or Business English 20 (private)

Closure Dates

Public holidays and school closure dates - contact us for more information.
2017-09-04 | 2017-11-23 - 2017-11-24 | 2017-12-25 | 2018-01-01

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