「Testimonials」

Why I Love Studying in Los Angeles

2018/11/02   -Testimonials
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Westwood Campus Featured Student This week’s featured student is Mathieu from France. When he returns home, he plans to study Business- focusing on Finance or Real Estate- in Nice, France. He currently studies in our Business+TOEIC Program, which is helping him to improve his Business vocabulary and fluency in Business Situations. He will stay in Los Angeles a total of six weeks. “I love Los Angeles. I especially like the mentality of American people. They think differently about work and opportunities. The people here are also so open to new ideas and ways of doing things and there are so ...

What Makes MLI Such a Good ESL School

2018/11/02   -Testimonials
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Westwood Campus Featured Student This week’s featured student is Maria. She is a TOEFL Evening student from Colombia. She has lived in the US for about two years. In her free time, she loves travelling. She recently has been trying to see all of California and especially liked Santa Barbara and Solvang. She is also a dog lover! “I think MLI is a great place to study in Los Angeles. It’s the best because of the teachers. My TOEFL teacher, Lindsay, has so much energy and really motivates the students to come to class and inspires us to study. Also, ...

Kaito - Japan

2018/10/08   -Testimonials
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Kaito is from Sendai, Japan. He is a break dancer and businessman. He’s been living in Los Angeles for 7 months now and has taken both ESL and Conversation classes at MLI Hollywood. “I started in the Beginner 1 class in January. I didn’t know basic grammar like ‘am’, ‘is’ , ‘are’ . I didn’t know how to speak and I couldn’t understand others. I liked the beginner class because there were good teachers. I could understand them. I enjoyed the class. Students were from many different countries. I made friends. I moved to the Conversation Intermediate program 2 months ...

Why study English at MLI?

2018/10/08   -Testimonials
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Westwood Campus Featured Student This week’s featured student is Mohammed from Saudi Arabia. He currently studies in our Intermediate 1 ESL program. He has been visiting Los Angeles every summer in July since 2014 and absolutely loves everything about Los Angeles. He enjoys doing many things, particularly acting. He recently signed up for surfing school here in Los Angeles to learn surfing for the first time- so he hopes surfing will become one of his hobbies soon! His favorite places in Los Angeles include all the beaches- Santa Monica, Venice, and his absolute favorite- Malibu. “I really recommend studying English ...

Aayush - India

2018/09/16   -Testimonials
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Aayush is from Vadodara, Gujarat, India. He wanted to be an animator and artist so he came to America to study animation. In the U.S., Aayush decided to become a filmmaker in order to produce his own animated films. Four months ago he joined the Business/TOEIC program at MLI Hollywood to brushen up on his English skills. I spoke to Aayush today about ways he saves money in Los Angeles. Here’s what he has to say…. "Public transportation service in LA is pretty good. You can save money by getting a weekly or monthly metro pass, called a Tap card. ...

Julia - Poland

2018/09/16   -Testimonials
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Julia is from the Krakow, Poland where she works in the import business. She is now living in Los Angeles with her husband and daughter and is studying in the Business/TOEIC program at MLI Hollywood. Outside of school Julia enjoys going to the beach and ­­exploring Los Angeles. In the future she hopes to travel all around the United States. “ I only started studying at MLI 3 weeks ago, but I’ve already noticed an improvement. I can understand people around me. Before it was white noise; I would have to listen and concentrate to understand English. I like that ...

Johanna - Columbia

2018/08/14   -Testimonials
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"Before I came to school I was always scared to speak in English. Now I am more confident about speaking with others.” Johanna is from Columbia. She got her Master’s degree in Sexual and Reproductive Health and has worked as a registered nurse at an NGO for the past 5 years. She is a feminist activist in her country where she fights for women’s rights. Johanna came to MLI 2 months ago to improve her English skills for work purposes and for herself. She is in the High Intermediate program. “MLI has given me English skills and practice. I now ...

After School Activities

2018/08/13   -Testimonials
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Westwood Campus Featured Student This week’s featured student is Polina. She is from Sakhalin Island in Russia, which is very close to Japan. (She even knows how to speak some Japanese!). During her free time, she enjoys hanging out with friends, watching movies, listening to music, and taking pictures. She has been here for three weeks and plans to stay for three more weeks. She is currently taking the IELTS program and plans to study at university in Canada. She may study Economics or Marketing, but she’s not sure yet. She plans the take the IELTS tests in two weeks ...

The best things to do in Los Angeles

2018/07/30   -Testimonials
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Westwood Campus Featured Student This week’s featured student is Nanami. She is from Nagoya, Japan and has lived in Los Angeles for seven months. She is currently in the H. Intermediate ESL program. During her free time, she loves going sightseeing in Los Angeles and finding new places to eat or shop. “I really like Los Angeles. The weather is so perfect and there are many sightseeing places. My favorite place is Santa Monica. There are so many people there and everyone seems so fun. My favorite beach to visit is Malibu. I love a lot of the restaurants near ...

Vaclav - Czech Republic

2018/07/30   -Testimonials
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Hollywood Campus Featured Student Vaclav is from Turnov, Czech Republic (100 kilometers from Prague). He graduated from high school last year. It had always been his dream to come to the United States. He now studies English in the High Intermediate program at MLI Hollywood. “The first weeks in America were really hard for me. I am confident, popular, outgoing, and talkative back home. But in America it was totally different. I was shy, diffident, and scared to talk to people and go places. I was depressed! I had never felt these feelings before. My father suggested that I start ...

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