CISL Career English Student Tatiane Learns Marketing with an Event Planning Company
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CISL Career English Student Tatiane Learns Marketing with an Event Planning Company

With CISL’s Career English program, students practice their English in the CISL classroom and then spend time at an American company. At their host company, students practice English in the office, in meetings, and through writing emails and creating documents. The CISL Career English program is the perfect way to gain important language skills for...

Meet our Japanese Liaison, Joseph!
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Meet our Japanese Liaison, Joseph!

Did you know that CISL has a Japanese Liaison? CISL staff member Joseph is Japanese and lived in Japan for more than 25 years. Now, we are lucky to have him as CISL’s Assistant Academic Manager and official Japanese Liaison. We interviewed Joseph to learn more about his life, his Japanese family, and his job at...

Career English Success Story: Katrin from Austria learns all about event planning!
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Career English Success Story: Katrin from Austria learns all about event planning!

What do Austria, mustaches, and marketing have in common? Everything (if you’re CISL Career English student Katrin!). Katrin recently completed her Career English course with CISL. After taking classes at Converse to improve her English, Katrin worked with Gaslamp Event Management (GEM) in San Diego’s historic Gaslamp Quarter. Katrin shared her positive experience with the...

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Career English student success: Antonio’s experience with an SD real estate company!

Are you interested in gaining work experience in English? With CISL’s Career English Program, students first attend classes to gain the English skills they need in the business environment. During this time, students work closely with the Career English Coordinator to find a company that meets their interests and career goals. After interviewing (in English!) students...

Language classes and love: newlyweds visit CISL, where they met!
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Language classes and love: newlyweds visit CISL, where they met!

CISL students don’t just receive the language skills needed to succeed: sometimes, they also find love! Recently, former CISL San Diego students Ho-jun and Eunyoung (both from Korea) stopped by Converse to say hello and to visit the school where they studied English 6 years ago. But they weren’t just reliving their time as CISL students: they were visiting...

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WHAT IS YOUR NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION?

By Cornelia Ineichen, CISL SF  Student I’ve always found the concept of New Year’s resolutions an odd one. If there’s something you want to achieve, and you want to reach that goal, why wait to start? You should start the moment you have that thought because the longer you put something off, the harder it...

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Saeed’s Post TOEFL Exam Skydive!

I have been studying at CISL San Francisco for 2 months. I want to improve my writing and reading skills for the TOEFL Exam. My listening skills are okay because I watch T.V. in English. My goal for the TOEFL is 102 because I want to get my MBA in Marketing in California. This was...

Martin & Milos: What are they doing now?
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Martin & Milos: What are they doing now?

Exciting updates from CISL SF Alumni Martin I always wanted a job in aviation. I come from an aviation family and my parents flew a glider when I was a child. Now I am completing job training for aircraft maintenance. The aviation language is English and I needed to improve my English because I will...

Happy Birthday Sergio!
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Happy Birthday Sergio!

Sergio has been preparing for the CAE Exam at CISL San Francisco for the past 8 weeks. Most weeks, he studies from 9:00am-12:40pm Monday to Friday to improve his skills and spends time with his friends on the weekends. Two weeks ago was a very special week for Sergio because he celebrated his 50th birthday!...