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Los Angeles is one of the most ethnically diverse cities in the United States. Although English is the most regularly spoken language in the United States, 224 languages are spoken in Los Angeles, making it easy for non English speaking expats to acclimate to the city's culture and atmosphere.

Less than 50 percent of Los Angeles's population speaks English as their first language. Spanish is also a widely spoken first language in Los Angeles. Other languages that are commonly found are Korean, Filipino, Armenian, Chinese, and Persian.

You may find it beneficial to learn English, or brush up on your English skills, for traveling to other parts of California or the United States. Los Angeles offers a variety of schools where you can learn English as a second language. Below is a list of some English language schools in the Los Angeles area.

Beverly Hills Lingual Institute

439 North Canon Drive

Suite 207

Beverly Hills, California 90210

Phone Number: (310) 858-0717

Website: bhlingual.com

Community Enhancement Services College (CES)

725 South Glendale Avenue

Suite D

Glendale, California 91205

Phone Number: (818) 956-0969

Website: www.eduinla.com

Concord School

3435 Wilshire Boulevard #152

Los Angeles, California 90010

Phone Number: (213) 381-6644

Hang-MI English Education Institute

Main Office

680 Wilshire Place #314

Los Angeles, California 90005

Phone Number: (213) 388-9300

Fax Number: (213) 388-9355

Website: www.thinkin-english.com

English Language Center (ELC)

10850 Wilshire Boulevard

Suite 210

Los Angeles, California 90024

Phone Number: (310) 470-3019

Fax Number: (310) 470-6733

E-mail: elcla@elcusa.com

Website: www.elcusa.com

AF International

Los Angeles Location

3807 Wilshire Boulevard

Suite 600

Los Angeles, California 90010

Phone Number: (213) 381-6707

E-mail: info@afint.com

Website: www.afint.com

AF International

Westlake Village

3625 Thousand Oaks Boulevard

Suite 131

Westlake Village, California

Phone Number: (213) 381-6721

E-mail: info@afint.com

Website: www.afint.com

Poly Languages Institute, Los Angeles

4201 Wilshire Boulevard

Suite 509

Los Angeles, California 90010

Phone Number: (323) 933-7910

Fax Number: (323) 933-9007

Website: www.afint.com

University of California Los Angeles (UCLA)

American Language Center

10920 Lindbrook Drive

Los Angeles, California 90024

Phone Number: (310) 825-9068

Fax Number: (310) 825-6747

UCLA Extension American Language Center (ALC)

10995 Le Conte Avenue

Suite 614

Los Angeles, California 90024

Phone Number: (310) 825-9068

Fax Number: (310) 825-6747

Email: alc@uclaextension.edu

Website: www.uclaextension.edu

Accurate English

13101 Washington Boulevard

Suite 213

Los Angeles, California 90066

Phone Number: (310) 226-2996 or 1-800-871-1317

Fax Number: (310) 566-7182

Website: www.accurateenglish.com

Learnet Academy, Inc.

3251 West 6th Suite 200

Los Angeles, California 90020

Phone Number: (213) 387-4242

Fax Number: (213) 387-5365

Website: www.learnet.net

Los Angeles Pacific College

3350 Wilshire Boulevard #460

Los Angeles, California 90010

Phone Number: (213) 384-2318

Fax Number: (213) 384-0419

E-mail: info@lapacific.net

Website: www.lapacific.net



Expat Health Insurance Partners


Bupa Global

At Bupa we have been helping individuals and families live longer, healthier, happier lives for over 60 years. We are trusted by expats in 190 different countries and have links with healthcare organisations throughout the world. So whether you're moving abroad for a change of career or a change of scene, with our international private health insurance you will always be in safe hands.

Cigna

Cigna has worked in international health insurance for more than 30 years. Today, Cigna has over 71 million customer relationships around the world. Looking after them is an international workforce of 31,000 people, plus a network of over 1 million hospitals, physicians, clinics and health and wellness specialists worldwide, meaning you have easy access to treatment.