ESL Instruction in Downtown San Francisco
UC Berkeley Extension’s Intensive Academic English Program (IAEP) provides the highest-quality academic English training to speakers of other languages. With IAEP, you gain much more than simple
conversation skills: You receive a thorough foundation in university-level English to develop
abilities in speaking, listening, reading, academic writing, pronunciation and grammar, as well as a social and academic orientation to life and study in the United States.
Find Career and Academic Success
- Minimum three-month commitment; stay until you meet your language goals
- Ongoing admissions throughout the year
- 20 class hours per week (four hours per day, five days per week)
- Small personalized classes located in beautiful downtown San Francisco
- Diverse classmates from around the world
- Highly experienced, caring instructors and staff members
- Services such as access to UC Berkeley recreational facilities, housing assistance, academic advising, health insurance and computer labs
- Award of Proficiency granted at successful completion of highest instruction level
All students age 18 and older with intermediate to advanced English skills are encouraged to apply.