Academia Language School

Academia offers a wide range of courses for students at all levels. Academia instructors make the learning experience fun and enjoyable. Classes are designed to allow for maximum student participation, and instruction emphasizes a student-centered approach to learning. Academia sponsors a wide variety of exciting activities for students throughout the school year and is conveniently located just a short walk from the beaches of Waikiki and the shops at Ala Moana. Come learn English in Hawaii at Academia!

ELS Honolulu

For over 50 years ELS Language Centers has helped over one million international students from over 140 countries around the world learn English. ELS Language Centers/ Honolulu is located in the historic Model Progress building of the downtown campus of Hawai’i Paci c University in Honolulu, Hawaii. The schools culturally diverse student body take intensive English courses on a daily basis and completion of the highest levels offer students a chance to matriculate to Hawai’i Pacific University without a TOEFL or IELTS requirement as well as to over 700 other ELS college
or university partners. ELS students enjoy full access to the university facilities which include the university library, student lounges, computer labs and campus events.
ELS Language Centers/ Honolulu is located in a beautiful location to learn English quickly and to meet students’ goals of quickly moving on to higher education in Hawai’i and beyond. We look forward to seeing you in the very near future. Aloha!

Global Village Hawaii

Aloha and welcome to Global Village Hawaii, Honolulu’s premier accredited English language school! Since our founding, Global Village Hawaii has been committed to providing English language students an unparalleled educational adventure where students become part of our island family while learning English in a warm, friendly and safe environment. Global Village Hawaii offers students from around the world an excellent academic experience with highly qualified, dedicated and enthusiastic teachers. We are sure that we can help you improve your English language skills. Global Village Hawaii also offers fantastic daily activities, including such adventures as: hula, ukulele, sur ng, neighbor island trips, circle island tours, and many other exciting activities that will be fun and also help improve your English. For your comfort, we offer a variety of wonderful accommodation options. These include: homestay, residence, apartments and dormitories. Our accommodation department is here to help you find the perfect place to stay during your studies in Honolulu. Lastly, our friendly staff is always available to answer your questions and help make your stay in Hawaii as pleasant as you dreamed it would be! Come learn English in an idyllic setting where you can enjoy our wonderful beaches, cultures, and the Aloha Spirit. Global Village Hawaii will help you achieve your educational goals and you will have memories that last a lifetime. Serious learning and serious fun!

Institute of Intensive English

Aloha! Welcome to the Institute of Intensive English of Hawai‘i, an award-winning, accredited English school located in Paradise. Since 1984, IIE Hawai‘i has been welcoming students from around the world to its outstanding academic programs, activities, and services. Waikiki Beach location: 13 ocean/mountain view classrooms. We promote a Best Nationality Mix and a strict English only policy.

Intercultural Communications College

ICC Hawaii is to provide high quality instruction in English as a Second Language and other second languages. We help students meet all their language goals, be they academic, social or professional. As an extension of ICC’s commitment to quality instruction, we also provide training for ESL instructors, utilizing the best teaching methods and practices of ESL instruction.

University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa - Hawaii English Language Program

The Hawai’i English Language Program (HELP) has been providing quality Academic English and teacher training courses at UH Mānoa since 1971. For over four decades, students from around the world have studied at HELP and have gained Conditional Ad- mission to undergraduate and graduate study at UH Mānoa and other campuses in the UH system. As a research unit of the renowned Department of Second Language Studies (SLS) at UH Mānoa, HELP has an innovative approach to instructional design. HELP’s curriculum prepares students with the linguistic, critical thinking, and cultural skills they need to succeed in an American higher education institution in Hawaii or elsewhere. We also offer short-term teacher training workshops for pre-service and in-service teachers of English, and are proud to offer the CELTA certi cate in English Language Teaching course four times per year. Students of all levels—from beginning to advanced academic English-find success and achieve their academic goals with our HELP!

University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa International Programs of Outreach College

The International Programs of Outreach College provides excellent non-degree programs that…

✓ further the educational goals of international students while contributing to their growth as global citizens;

✓ further the goals of international educational institutions dedicated to preparing students for today’s global world;

✓ further the global engagement goals of UH Mānoa and Outreach College.

International Mid Pac College

From its convenient location in Honolulu, International Mid Pac College (IMPAC) has been teaching full-time and part-time ESL students since 1991.  Accredited by CEA, an organization whose sole task is to certify the quality of English language schools,

IMPAC students come from around the world and range in level from the very basic (Beginner Class) to the more highly-skilled (Advanced Class).  No matter what a student’s ability is upon enrollment, they will improve their academic and social communication skills by attending classes which have been designed to introduce and drill the basics of speaking, listening, pronunciation, reading, writing, grammar, and vocabulary/idioms.

Students who are looking for quality education, excellent student services, an enjoyable learning atmosphere, and nearly perfect weather, should come to Hawaii and join the IMPAC family. 

All that you need to know

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