Hollywood Education Institute

English as a second Language

The ESL program at Hollywood Education Institute consists of 4 levels: Beginner, Intermediate I, Intermediate II, or Advanced.  All new students will take a placement test to determine which level they will start their courses. Each level is divided into 2 quarters, and each quarter is divided into 3 modules.  All students must complete an assessment at the end of each module and receive a cumulative score of 70%  or higher in order to pass the quarter.

Once students have finished Level 4, they will receive a certificate of completion proving that they have completed the ESL program at Hollywood Education Institute. 

* Each program is delivered online and through a blended format (hybrid) which includes both online and face-to-face instruction.

Standard ESL

This program has been designed to provide students with an opportunity to acquire language skills methodically using an integrated skills approach. Students improve language skills through qualified instruction in a small group setting. The skills-based curriculum assures a system approach to language acquisition.

9:00 AM – 12:45 PM  (Monday-Friday)

Semi Intensive ESL

This program is designed for students who want a more immersive curriculum with extended study periods. The Semi-Intensive English classes combine formal instruction with fun, engaging activities that promote a deeper understanding of the English language.

9:00 AM – 12:35 PM (Monday-Thursday)

9:00 AM – 12:45 PM (Friday)

Intensive ESL

This program is the most comprehensive program at Hollywood Education Institute and is designed for students who want to improve their English language skills at a rapid pace. This program is intended to include both formal instruction and fun, engaging activities to assist students in developing their language skills for both academic purposes & day-to-day English interactions.

9:00 AM – 3:50 PM (Monday-Thursday)

9:00 AM – 12:45 PM (Friday)

Standard ESL

After successful completion of the program, students will be able to:

  • Identify and edit sentences with proper grammar, vocabulary, and mechanics in various topics.
  • Compose narrative, descriptive, and process paragraphs using appropriate word order.
  • Participate appropriately during class activities with comprehensible pronunciation, stress, and intonation.
  • Demonstrate ability to interpret speeches and presentations on a variety of topics.
  • Identify the meaning of words in different structures and style text types by recognizing the topics, main ideas, and supporting details. 

Semi-Intensive ESL

After successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate proficiency using appropriate tenses, adverbs, adjectives, noun clauses, auxiliary, and passive and active voice in sentences.
  • Plan and organize ideas with the right strategies to compose paragraphs. 
  • Respond critically during conversations by presenting ideas and giving constructive feedback on other students’ work.
  • Acknowledge speeches and presentations on a variety of topics.
  • Distinguish fact from opinion, outline main ideas and essential details on multiple subjects, whether stated or implied.

Intensive ESL

After successful completion of this course, students will be able to; 

  • Recognize and be able to use grammar correctly to write well-structured, compelling, and coherent essays. 
  • Write a coherent and cohesive multi-paragraph essay using a logical sequence in rhetorical mode by generating ideas, drafting, revising, and editing.
  • Plan and deliver effective oral presentations by stating a position and supporting opinions on multiple topics in a public forum for various audiences and purposes with adequate control of English pronunciation.
  • Take notes and summarize information from the speakers, textbook, recordings, videos, and authentic sources.
  • Identify the main idea, supporting details, audience, intent, and perspective based on the author’s bias.
  • Collaborate and share their brainstorming process to create a strong and clear thesis statement with a well-structured academic essay.

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