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Kaito - Japan

2018/10/08   -Testimonials

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 ...

Aayush - India

2018/09/16   -Testimonials

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

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

"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 ...

Vaclav - Czech Republic

2018/07/30   -Testimonials

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 ...

Student Activities

2018/06/25   -Testimonials

Hollywood Campus Featured Student Chintan Shah was born and raised in Mumbai, India. He studied IT (Informational Technology) at University and worked as an IT technician for one year. However, Chintan had big dreams of becoming a filmmaker, so he quit his job in India and moved to Los Angeles. For the past four years he’s lived in L.A. working on more than 20 short films and 15 music videos. He currently shoots promotional videos and BTS (behind the scenes) for celebrities’ social media accounts. Chintan has been taking the Business/TOEIC Program at MLI Hollywood for the last 6 months ...

Best Teacher I’ve Ever Had

2018/06/22   -Testimonials

Hollywood Campus Featured Student This week’s featured student is Haruka Mishiro from Chiba, Japan. She moved to Los Angeles 10 months ago to study English at MLI. After school, Haruka takes dance classes at Millenium and Edge. Jazz funk is her favorite form of dance and she loves to perform. Haruka talked to me today about her classes at MLI and her favorite English teacher. “I have been studying at MLI for almost a year. I started in the Beginner 1 class, but now I’m in Intermediate 2. The best teacher I ever had is Lisa. She was my grammar teacher ...

How to go to College in Los Angeles

2018/06/08   -Testimonials

Jay is from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Management Hospitality at Prince Sultan University in Jeddah in 2013. In May 2016 he moved to Los Angeles with the hopes of getting his Master’s degree in Food and Catering from a college in the United States. I spoke with Jay this week to learn more about his path to university. “ In 2016 I came to California on a scholarship from my government to improve my English skills and go to college. For international students, colleges in the United States require a TOEFL or EILTS score. This ...

Life in California

2018/05/31   -Testimonials

This week’s featured student is Bruno from Brazil. In Brazil, Bruno works in Physical Education, running gyms and training physical trainers. Check out what he has to say about life in California. “I love Los Angeles because it looks like Rio de Janeiro, just bigger and less dangerous. Los Angeles is a very big city with people from all over the world. There’s always warm, sunny weather and good vibes. In Los Angeles, you can build any lifestyle you want. In my free time I like to work out at Gold’s gym, go to restaurants with friends, go to the ...

Name: Shoi Tsuchiya

2018/05/11   -Testimonials

Nationality: Japanese What program are you in? ESL High Intermediate 1. What do you like to do for fun? I am a dancer. I always take dance classes after school at Millenium dance complex (a famous dance studio in Studio City). Sometimes I also go shopping. I like Urban Outfitters. It’s also fun to shop at The Grove and Melrose. What should students know before coming to LA? Study vocabulary before you move to America. Vocabulary is very important. If you are a dancer, you should research dance studios before you come. Has your English improved? Yes. I couldn’t speak ...

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