Why CEL in San Diego?
Fantastic location in the heart of Downtown San Diego
Air conditioned school building
Small classes (max. 12 students per class)
General English and TOEFL Exam preparation
Students from around the world
San Diego is Known as America’s finest city
Endless white sandy beaches
More than 300 days of sunshine per year
Second largest city in California
Sports on the beach
Vast array of international cuisine
Close to Los Angeles and Las Vegas
About the Course
Future Global Leaders Programme
The Future Global Leaders Program gives learners the opportunity to develop further soft skills while using English as a language of communication in a cross-cultural environment. Through debates, presentations and case studies the learners are going to reinforce public speaking techniques, learn to be persuasive in sales situations and to acquire a general business knowledge while enhancing intercultural values, respect and teamwork. This program is directed to students with a minimum level of upper-intermediate (B2) who are willing to improve their speaking skills in English in a multicultural and project based learning setting.
Discover the beauty of living in the USA while meeting other students from around the world.
Minimum B2 level requested for thie course
Course open to students aged 14-18
20 lessons per week, 4 lessons per weekday.
Project based learning
Debating & public speaking
Cross cultural awareness
Develop as a leader
2 weeks stay (see opening dates and arrival/departure days)
20 lessons per week
1 Year Free online course
End of course Certificate
Programme of sports and leisure activities
4 half day activities per week
1 Full day trip (over two weeks, on the Saturday)
Accommodation with a Host family in shared rooms
3 meals per day, except Saturdays
Return transfers from San Diego Airport (individual )
Surf Lessons – 3 hours per week (1.5 hour each lesson twice a week) - US$225 per week*
Individual Return Transfers from Los Angeles - US$1,000
UM Service From San Diego -US $ 200 (return) from Los Angeles $ - 400 (return)
Host family single room - US$100 per week
Special diets - US$35 per week (lactose free and vegan ) and US$70 pwe week for halal diet
* A minimum number of participants is required for the lessons indicated with an asterisk to take place
General English Course also available
About the School
A school situated in the heart of downtown San Diego, where students can enjoy a variety of activities, including sports, shopping, dining, farmers markets, and festivals in what is known as America’s Finest City!
School situated a short walk from the popular Horton Plaza shopping mall
Also close to the Gaslamp Quarter and Little Italy, which is home to San Diego’s most dynamic food and festival scene.
All of the teachers are native English speakers.
All classrooms are modern, integrating technology into learning
Free Wi-Fi and air conditioning in each classroom.
Homestay accommodation to encourage students to speak English daily outside of the classroom and build life-long relationships
Host families are carefully selected and personally interviewed
Shared room accommodation with breakfast and dinner (plus lunch on Sundays)
Free wi-fi, towel and linens
All the families are an average of 45 minutes (max. 75 minutes) away from the school using the city bus or trolley.
Single room accommodation also available
Breakfast and dinners at homestay (and lunch on Sundays)
Lunch from Monday to Friday at school.
Students will enjoy a variety of delicious meals before they head off to an exciting afternoon activity
Sports and Activities
Fun and exciting activity program including excursions outside of San Diego
From local hotspots to California’s best cities, students will be able to enjoy visiting all of what Southern California has to offer
Students can play games such as flag football and baseball or cheer for the local Major League baseball team The Padres at Petco Park
Saturday is excursion day. Students can visit attractions such as Disneyland, Seaworld, Universal Studios, Los Angeles and much more
4 half day activities per week plus one full day activity per weekend.