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Los Angeles USA Embassy English USA

Amazing teachers, beautiful beaches and the glamour of LA provide all the inspiration you need to improve at our English school in Los Angeles.

Why you’ll love Embassy Los Angeles

Stay in a lively beach community with all the glamour of Los Angeles and Hollywood only 1 hour away by train.

Trained teachers use the latest technology to help you take an active part in lessons and quickly improve (we like you to chat in class). Our modern, open-plan English school has some fantastic facilities including a sunny roof terrace, IT suite and spacious student lounge.

Love the sunshine, love to learn English? Achieve your goals at Embassy LA.

When in Los Angeles…
Visit Disneyland, only 40 minutes from our school.

Facilities and highlights

  • WiFi-enabled
  • IT suite
  • Interactive whiteboards
  • Roof terrace
  • University application counselling
  • Courtyard
  • Activities
  • Student lounge
Embassy Los Angeles  -  stay with other students in a residence
Embassy Los Angeles - stay with a host and practise your English
*Although you may not stay in the accommodation pictured, you will stay in accommodation of a very similar quality.

Student Residence

Have fun sharing a residence with other international students

Distance from school

35 (Sea Port) - 50 (Oakwood) minutes by bus

Meals provided

Self-catering (fridge and microwave in room)


Single or Shared with private bathrooms

Other facilities

See factsheet

More information

Homestay (live with a host family)

Live with an English-speaking host and practise your English every day!

Distance from school

60 minutes by public transport

Meals provided

14 per week (breakfast and evening meal)


Single and shared

Homestay breakfast only

Live with an English speaking host (breakfast only)

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Local facilities

Nearest bus stop: 5 minutes' walk
Nearest public transport hub: 10 minutes' walk
Nearest park: Across the street
Nearest coffee shop: In the same building
Nearest post office: In the same building
Nearest bank: In the same building
Nearest church: 10 minutes' walk
Nearest mosque: 10 minutes by car
Nearest place to buy a newspaper: In the same building
Nearest restaurant: In the same building
Nearest supermarket: 20 minutes' walk

Travelling around the city

LA has trains, light rail, subways, and a growing network of buses - a reliable and inexpensive way to get to and from the airports and around the LA area. See www.metro.net

Embassy students sightseeing in Beverly Hills LA English students at the Hollywood Walk of Fame Los Angeles Kayaking in Long Beach Sunset at Lond Beach

Cost of Living

We currently advise that students should budget approximately US $350 per week. This will cover all basic transport, food and entertainment costs.  (Last updated April 2013)

Sample prices (all in US $):

Item Price in US $
A cup of coffee (in a chain like Starbucks) 2.00
Can of Coca Cola 1.00
Big Mac 2.50
Three course meal in a reasonably priced restaurant 25.00
Takeaway, e.g. from a noodle bar 8.00
Cinema ticket 8.00 - 11.00
Nightclub entrance 5.00 - 20.00
Bus/Train 1.25 per ride
Taxi 2.50 minimum

Popular trips from Los Angeles Long Beach:

  • Winter Sports
  • Santa Barbara & San Francisco
  • Las Vegas & Grand Canyon
  • Universal Studios
  • Whale Watching

No two weeks are ever the same, but here's an idea of what to expect:

  • Walking tour of Long Beach
  • Aquarium of the Pacific
  • Beach volleyball
  • Harbour sightseeing cruise
  • Graumann's Chinese Theatre
  • Clubs (21 and over)
  • Bowling
  • LA Dodgers baseball game
  • Swimming
  • Museums/art galleries
  • Rodeo Drive
  • Sunset Boulevard
Theme Parks LA Dodgers baseball game Visit Las Vegas Graumanns Chinese Theatre Note:Actual activities may vary on arrival All activities and trips are optional and some will have a cost attached.

Finding our school

The nearest metro station to our school is Transit Mall which is on the Blue Line of the Metro.

Centre Director

Francesca Andrews


Embassy Los Angeles Study Centre
One World Trade Center, Suite 200
Long Beach, CA 90831
Tel: +1 562 606 1580
Fax: +1 562 983 7460

School accreditation

See Awards and accreditation


Accessible to students with visual impairment, hearing impairment and wheelchairs.

Student lounge

Fridge, microwave, vending machines, coffee maker, multipurpose student room with ping-pong and table football, large plasma television with cable.

For enquiries and bookings, call:

+1 857 362-8976

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