English Courses in Orange County for Adults
Our school is located in the heart of Orange County, in the gorgeous city of Costa Mesa. This fantastic city is not only home to Sprachcaffe’s Language School but also boasts an array of extravagant shopping areas, an abundance of restaurants and many world-class tourist attractions. Costa Mesa is famous for its wide range of unique art galleries and a variety of cultural events throughout the year.
Tourists flock to California throughout the year because of its endless summer. But it's not only the weather and the gorgeous beaches that draw the crowds - California is filled with exciting and cultural attractions. Students can spend their free time visiting Santa Monica Pier, Beverley Hills or even Dodger Stadium - from Legoland to Rodeo Drive, the diversity in California is unbeatable. Students looking to sit back and relax with an amazing view will not be disappointed when they see the Orange County coastline, especially Hermosa Beach.
Costa Mesa is a truly unique city, combining tranquility with a lively city ambience. A mere 45 minute drive from LA, it gives students the perfect opportunity to experience Los Angeles' rich, big-city buzz while always having the opportunity to return to the smaller, relaxed Costa Mesa. Rated the "safest city in the USA", the chilled out and welcoming attitude of the locals makes all visitors feel at home.
With a variety of course options to suit every student's language needs, as well as laid-back lessons and friendly teachers, your course will give you the tools to make the most of the local culture!
Our students say...
Our School in Orange County
- a welcoming reception area
- 9 spacious, fully equipped classrooms
- a computer area with high speed internet
- a kitchenette for students to use
- a relaxed student lounge
At our school in Orange County we aim to create a relaxed learning environment for students to fully absorb the English language while feeling comfortable and at ease in their surroundings. The modern classrooms are fully equipped and stylishly furnished.
Take a look at the range of courses available to you at our OC language school.
Located in the city of Costa Mesa, our school is just a 45 minute drive from downtown Los Angeles, so you can decide to step into the exciting, big city buzz of LA or return to the coastal paradise of Costa Mesa at the drop of a hat. With nearby attractions including Malibu and Hollywood, students are guaranteed a memorable travel experience. Students can visit the spectacular tourist attractions of Rodeo Drive, Santa Monica Bay, Dodger Stadium, Universal Studios, Disneyland and of course the breathtaking Orange County Coastline.
At our English School in Orange County, California, we welcome students from all over the world. Our classes are always multicultural and diverse, ensuring every student gets the opportunity to explore the American community as well as learn about the rich and diverse cultures of the world.
We have English courses for learners of every ability. The Sprachcaffe teachers aim to create a lively and comfortable learning environment for every learner in order to promote spontaneous discussion. We believe that the learning process should be a fun and creative, so our unique classes incorporate a pleasant learning environment with enjoyable class discussions, role play activities and lively Q & A sessions as well as up to date learning materials
Students have constant opportunities to develop their newly acquired language skills when speaking to locals, fellow students and the friendly Sprachcaffe team leaders.
Language placement tests ensure students are placed into classes with learners at a similar level. Our school in Orange County offers a variety of courses ranging from standard and intensive courses, through to part time and exam preparation courses.
In recognition of students' participation in and completion of their course, each student receives a certificate at the end of their stay.
English Courses in Orange County - California
|Lessons Per Week*||Minimum Duration||Group size||More Info|
|Standard Course||20||1 week||14||More Info|
|Standard Plus Course||24 (20 lessons + 4 workshops)||14||-|
|Intensive Course||30||1 week||14||More Info|
|Part-time||10||1 week||14||More Info|
|One-to-One Course||10, 20 or 30||1 week||1||More Info|
|Elective Course||10||1 week||14||More Info|
|** Standard Course / TOEFL Exam Prep||20||approx. 12 weeks||14||More Info|
|** Intensive / IELTS / TOEFL Exam prep||30||4 weeks||14||Intensive + Exam prep|
|*** Super Intensive English for Academic Purposes / University Pathways||40||9 weeks||14||More Info|
* 1 lesson = 45 minutes
** Exam fee not included. Starting dates on average every 4 weeks
*** Placement fee = $300
The minimum age of participation is 18. For 16-17 year olds interested in this course, we will look into the possibility of participation upon request.
Please note that a student visa will be required for all courses of 12 weeks and over in the USA.
Sprachcaffe aims to create the ideal learning and travel experience for every student and the type of accommodation chosen by the students plays a fundamental role. Our school in Orange County offers homestay accommodation that gives students the perfect place to call home during their language course.
|Accommodation||Rooms||Board||Facilities||Distance from School||More Info|
|Homestay||or||( also available)||Typical of destination||Within 60 mins||More Info|
Homestays – Our host families are specially chosen and are passionate about sharing their language, home and culture with students from all over the world. Students can immerse themselves in the English language and the local community while enjoying the comforts of a home away from home
Homestays are situated in the heart of Orange County or nearby and the friendly locals create the perfect environment for students to experiment with their new English skills in a spontaneous and relaxed manner.
Tourism in Orange County, California
From famous sports stadiums to the legendary Disneyland, tourists are guaranteed to have the travel experience of a lifetime in California.
With its unique history and distinctive laid back culture, Orange County is quintessentially Californian, not to mention a paradise for beachgoers. The lively night club scene attracts people from all over California and means you never have an excuse to be bored in the OC.
Tourist Attractions in and around Costa Mesa
- Disneyland – Take an adrenaline-fueled and nostaligic trip to the 8 magical themed worlds of Disneyland.
- Picturesque Beaches – Orange County is a surfers' paradise. Visit the 1000 Step Beach, Newport Beach or Laguna Beach.
- Oceanview Promenade – Across from the eye catching Huntington Pier, the promenade is the very definition of the Surf City USA culture.
- Champagne Brunch Cruise – There is no better way to unwind than on a fabulous champagne cruise. Enjoy the glorious view of the coast, great company and a delectable champagne brunch.
- Laguna Art Museum – Laguna Beach is the charismatic centre for artistic types and the museum boasts classic and contemporary artworks.
- South Coast Plaza – A global shoppers' paradise with unique stores representing 17 different countries and cultures.
Geography and Climate
Orange County is surrounded by natural wonders. The San Gabriel Mountain Range and Santa Monica Mountains are ideal for tourists to indulge in a leisurely hike while Angeles National Forest offers breathtaking views that will leave every nature enthusiast speechless.
Southern California is famous for year-long summers and has temperatures averaging 29◦C in summer and reaching highs of 25◦C in winter.
Culture in Southern California
Orange County is best known for its sunshine and surf city vibe but it’s the OC’s unique culture that leaves tourists in awe. Travellers are spoilt for choice with a huge variety of vibrant art galleries and museums in the vicinity. Orange County has an exhilarating music scene with some of America's most famous musicians originating in this beautiful part of LA.
Sports in Orange County
Los Angeles is home to world famous sporting teams from the LA Dodgers (Baseball) to the LA Kings (Hockey). Take a trip to the Los Angeles Dodger’s Stadium or the legendary LA NFL Stadium, home to the LA Clippers.
Visitors can enjoy everything in and around Orange County, from swimming and golf to kayaking and even skiing.
Useful Travel Information
- Please contact the USA Embassy or consulate in your country to find out the necessary steps required in order to obtain a visa. For more information please visit the Travel Information Service of the Bureau of Consular Affairs and for a list of USA embassies and consulates, www.us.embassyinformation.com
- We strongly advise travellers to ensure their passport is valid for several months after their scheduled return date and that copies be made of all travel documentation.
Prices and Services
Prices & Booking
- language course as booked
- placement test
- accommodation as booked
- course certificate
Our cost effective English Language Courses combine a valuable learning experience with an unforgettable travel opportunity. Students have the freedom to choose the duration of their stay, the type of accommodation they prefer as well as the frequency and intensity of the language classes best suited to their individual needs. Choose the corresponding options to determine the price for your specifically designed language course.