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El Camino's On-Campus Intensive English Language Program for International Students 

Focus On Your Future . . . Join ECLA for a great semester at El Camino College and easy transfer to ECC . . . 

Ms. Summer Kennedy -
Ms. Lindsey Ludwig - 


Spring Semester begins on Monday, January 26, 2015
Spring semester orientation is scheduled for Thursday, January 22, 2015


3 Levels of Instruction (Basic, Intermediate, High Level) - no TOEFL score required

Tuition always includes classes, orientation, semester lunch party, parking pass, field trip, and graduation party and TOEFL test at the end of the semester



El Camino College

Language Academy

(Intensive English Program)

Phone: 310-660-6473

Fax: (310) 808-1154

Office Hours
Monday - Thursday
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Friday: Office is closed
Call office for Friday appointments



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Questions?  Check out "Session Dates/Tuition" and
"Enrollment Information"

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Questions?   Tel: (310) 660-6473 / Fax: (310) 808-1154   
or Ms. Summer Kennedy / email:
or Ms. Lindsey Ludwig / email:


 Welcome . . . The Language Academy (ECLA) is a premier intensive English program located on the campus of El Camino College (Torrance, California).  ECLA's staff and instructors provide quality instruction so that all of our students gain confidence, competence, and a connection to English, a connection to a new country and to become a part of the ECC campus.  We look forward to meeting you!


Dr. Nishime

A welcome message from Dr. Nishime, Vice President Student & Community Advancement

International students are a welcome addition to the El Camino College (ECC) student body!

ECC already has a wonderful diversity of students from many cultures and nationalities which make our
international students feel very comfortable when they arrive on campus.  After you complete your
English language studies, I hope you will consider staying at ECC to complete your Associate of
Arts/Science degree or to prepare for transfer to a university.  Whatever your educational goal, ECC
is a great place to begin.  The staff, faculty and administration are here to guide you and to make your
experience at ECC and in Southern California one you will remember for a lifetime!


  • Sample Class Schedule - ECLA classes are from 1pm - 5pm . . . Monday through Thursday
    Fridays are TOEFL preparation classes from 10:30am to 1:30pm - TOEFL prep classes are part
    of the ECLA program.  Summer session classes are Monday-Thursday (no Friday class during the summer)



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.



 Last Published 11/4/14