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Commonly Asked Questions

PROGRAMS/CLASSES

At Connect English, we welcome students of all levels, from beginners to advanced, and we have programs no matter what your level is. When you get started with us we’ll assess your language proficiency and make sure you’re in the right program, and at the right level for you.

We offer a range of programs and classes, from English Max for all levels of learners to Business Max for those looking to learn more English for their career to TOEFL for advanced English speakers. Check out our infographic below for an overview of our programs and find more information about our programs here

Every student learns at different speeds, however, on average, a student needs 16 weeks weeks to move from one level to the next.

You can start any week of the year, we have placement tests every week! Email us at info@connectenglishsandiego.com, chat with us on WhatsApp, or start your application here

CAMPUS & STUDENT ACTIVITIES

We have advisors that can provide you with great tips and advice on accommodations in San Diego. You can then choose what fits best for you and your budget. 

Yes! That’s one of the biggest perks of coming to Connect English. We offer many activities for students each month, to get together with classmates and experience the American culture. We find activities that are affordable and many are FREE! Check out one of our recent activity calendars in our blog!

We have a clipboard in the lobby where you can register.

Yes, but you must have good scores and good attendance when enrolled in the program. 

VISAS & TRAVEL

You can study at Connect English for up to 90 days or 12 weeks on a tourist Visa if all requirements are met. Reach out to our specialized team anytime for support, we have great tips about this topic!

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Yes, we are authorized by the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) in the United States to issue I-20’s. 

Yes! Contact us and we’ll discuss your options. You can also look here for more information on Visa options for traveling to the United States. Don’t get overwhelmed though, our team is here to help you through this process. 

OUR TEACHERS

We have team members who speak English, Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese, Arabic, and French. 

Our teachers are highly qualified teachers who are fluent in English. They come from all backgrounds and life experiences.

We use a communicative and interactive teaching approach that makes our classroom experience fun, engaging and productive. Our classes include a variety of activities such as discussions, games, and multimedia materials.

COST/PAYMENT OPTIONS

Our current Program Tuition and Fees are as follows (Please note that not all fees apply to all students, contact us to learn which fees apply to you): 

  • Application fee (non-refundable) $ 75 
  • International student fee (non-refundable) $ 350
  • Textbooks Intensive English $38 – $100 (depending on placement) 
  • Textbooks TOEFL Preparation $82 – $137 (depending on placement) 
  • Tuition Payment $480 to $560 / 4 week class (tuition varies by program and schedule )

Our cancellation, withdrawal, and refund policy can be found here. If you have any questions please reach out to our team. 

GENERAL/OTHER QUESTIONS

Don’t worry! Our team is prepared to welcome you and give you all of the support you need. We speak several languages ourselves. Chat with us and we’ll make sure to put you in touch with the best resource available. 

We are open the whole year. Connect English follows the calendar of bank holidays, and we only close on specific holidays.

You can reach us by WhatsApp, phone, mail, or by stopping by our campus. Reach out today however you prefer. 

Still have questions? Chat with our team today.

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