Winter Course

Winter Course

Immersive English Program (ESL)

Come to San Francisco! IIC has a special winter program for international students. Enjoy famous tourist attractions while practicing your English in a rigorous academic environment. You will become a better speaker, improve your language skills, and advance your career!

Courses

Winter program participants will receive 16 hours of formal instruction each week. The curriculum will cover important aspects of Business and Academic English, as well as conversation and fluency practice.

Activites

Enjoy your time in San Francisco! You will have a chance to see some of the most amazing landmarks in the Bay Area. Bike across the Golden Gate Bridge, take a tour of Alcatraz, and try some Dim Sum in Chinatown!

Housing

When you come to San Francisco, we will make sure you feel right at home. We have a variety of housing options that are safe, comfortable, and conveniently located.

Staff

People love IIC because we treat our students like family. Our qualified instructors and helpful personnel will make sure that you are enjoying your studies.

Culture

Not only will you have an opportunity to learn more about American culture; you will also get to meet students from all over the world. This is a truly international learning experience!

Communication

Practice English with fellow students as well as native speakers. Our dynamic program will allow you to improve your communication abilities in English.

Our Students

IIC students come from all over the world. Come join our international community!

I love my TOEFL class. I am learning a lot of new strategies and vocabulary. Our teacher is very fun and dynamic.
Janaina, TOEFL student
IIC is a good fit for me. I like the atmosphere and I get to meet students from all over the world.
Chalida, Business English student
This school is a great place to improve my English, make new friends, and live in one of the most amazing places in California! 
Magali, C1 Student
"I went to three different schools here in the Bay Area, but this is the best school I've ever been in my life! The staff is very friendly."

Felix, Business English Student

 

Course Details

 

  • 16 hours of formal English instruction per week 
  • 2 half day excursions per week
  • 1 full day excursion every Friday!
  • Access to professors and resources at all IIC campuses
  • Certificate of completion

*Our winter immersive course is only open to those on a Tourist Visa (B1/B2). 

*When applying for your tourist visa at your country's U.S. Embassy, it is important to highlight that you are here for tourism, not study. 

START YOUR ADVENTURE

Interested in our winter program? Fill out the application form below. We will guide you through the entire application process.

OUR OFFICE

1610 Bush St
San Francisco, CA
94109
if different from country of birth
Generally, students should have a minimum of $1500 USD set aside for their trip (not including tuition). You may be asked to show a Bank Statement during your interview at the U.S. Embassy