POLY Languages Institute, Inc. (POLY) has assisted tens of thousands of students from all over the world in their pursuit of the language proficiency needed to reach their educational and career goals, or simply for their own self-improvement. As a result of our dedication and commitment to better educate and serve our students, we can confidently assure our students that we are one of the best educational institutes around. POLY, founded in 1970, opened its first center in Pasadena, CA and later added two additional centers in Los Angeles, CA and Irvine, CA. Each center is about 5,000 square feet in size and has about 100 students enrolled per term. At least 7 classrooms and a computer lab are designated to serve our students’ learning needs.
The mission of POLY Languages Institute is to provide a fulfilling education to serious students and to create a positive learning environment. We are committed to providing excellent education and rendering great student services.
POLY offers two types of ESL programs: Semi-Intensive and Intensive. Each program has six (6) ESL levels followed by TOEFL Prep courses. The semi-intensive program offers the academic English courses: Listening/Speaking and Reading/Writing. In the Intensive program, General English courses are added to further develop communicative skills to better interact with native speakers of English in various settings. After completing the level 6, the TOEFL iBTPreparation courses are recommended for those students pursuing higher education. Listening/Speaking courses where students learn to develop and sharpen their listening and speaking skills; Reading/Writing courses where students develop and sharpen their reading comprehension and writing skills; General English courses where students learn to interact successfully and confidently with English speakers in various settings; TOEFL iBT Preparation courses where students study all skills of English language and test taking strategies. Each program consists of 7 levels: 6 ESL levels and a TOEFL Prep course. POLY's ESL program is divided into 3 sub-programs that are designed to better cater to the workload desired by our students. Our Semi-Intensive Program offers only the core components of language learning. In the Intensive Program, students heighten their learning comprehension/retention by adding grammar to their core classes. Our Intensive Plus Program is our best offer since it provides core language components with additional critical and challenging components of the English language such as grammar, pronunciation or idioms. The combination and intensity of this program will enrich students’ language learning
POLY offers student residence and homestay. If you want your housing arranged in a timely manner, you should request the service at least 20 days prior to your desired move-in date. Please note that the type of housing, student residence or homestay, is not guaranteed, and a student will be...read all
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