Intensive English Courses in San Diego

Maximum 8 Students per Class!

Program Description

The CISL Intensive English Program gives students the opportunity to improve their general English skills in the morning and focus on specific content or skills in the afternoon. Students take the Standard Course in the mornings and take the afternoon elective course of their choice.

ProgramNumber of LessonsLesson Times
Intensive 28 group lessonsStandard English: Mon. – Fri., 9 a.m. – 12:40 p.m. + Afternoon Elective Course: Mon. – Thurs., 1:30 p.m. – 3:10 p.m.


+ 1 of the following Afternoon Elective Course Options (Monday‐Thursday, 1:30 p.m. ‐ 3:10 p.m.)

Note: The Intensive English Program is full‐time; students enrolled in the Intensive English Program are eligible to receive an I‐20 from CISL to apply for an F‐1 student visa. For more information about U.S. visas, please read the information here or contact us directly using the online inquiry form (links to inquiries for SD).