El Camino Language Academy (ECLA)
Intensive English Program
El Camino College offers students a premier intensive English program through their Language Academy (ECLA). Located on El Camino College's Southern California campus, ECLA's staff provides quality instruction and one-on-one interactions for each student learning English.
Whether you are looking to strengthen your English to transfer to El Camino College, continue with your studies at a four-year institution, or gain the confidence of an English speaker, ECLA can help you achieve your goals.
Courses are carefully designed to help students succeed and prepare for exciting futures across the globe though English skills. Classes follow the El Camino College schedule and focus on listening, pronunciation, reading, and writing.
ECLA classes are held Monday - Thursday from 1:00-5:00 p.m.
TOEFL preparation takes place on Fridays from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Summer session classes are Monday-Thursday (no Friday class during the summer) from
Do you have a passing TOEFL score?
If you already have a TOEFL score of 450 PBT or 45-46 on iBT or higher, a TOEIC score
of 620 or higher, an IELTS score of 4.5 or higher, or an EIKEN (STEP) score of 2A
or higher, you are eligible to apply for an academic program at El Camino College.
Please visit the International Student Program website for more information.
This is an excellent resource for international students.