Experience the power of
language and discover
a world of opportunity with
International House San Diego.

Small classes and a homelike atmosphere with an average of
8 students and a maximum of 15 students per class

We provide opportunities to develop fluency in a wide range of ‘real life’ situations by focusing on speaking and listening skills. Students are engaged in authentic, meaningful communication in a variety of contexts.

The core class curriculum is based on an integrated skills approach, incorporating listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills practice useful for everyday application.

IH offers 6 levels of instruction which correlate to the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR).

PROGRAM

Programs Depending on Your Purpose

Programs

Three Courses for
General English Programs

  • Semi-Intensive
    15 lessons per week
    (Core Class)

    The core class curriculum is based on an integrated skills approach, incorporating listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills practice in meaningful contexts. You will have enough free time to enjoy our activities in the afternoon.

  • Intensive
    20 lessons per week
    (Communication Skills + Core Class)

    The class provides students additional opportunities to develop fluency in a wide range of ‘real life’ situations by focusing on speaking and listening skills. Students are engaged in authentic, meaningful communication in a variety of contexts. This course is the most popular.

  • Intensive-Plus
    30 lessons per week
    (Communication Skills + Core + Elective/
    Exam Preparation)
    • only offered to students on F-1(student/non-immigrant) visas

    You may choose a general elective class that is focused on American culture, idiomatic language or test prep (e.g. TOEIC, TOEFL, IELTS). Course offerings in the afternoon are determined by the current demand of learners’ preferences.

Sample Study Plans

  • START TOEIC 600s
    *Semi-Intensive for 12 weeks
  • GOAL Conversational level

Recommendation

Program: General English
Course: Semi- Intensive

  • START TOEIC 457
    *Intensive-Plus for 24 weeks
  • GOAL Enter colleges and universities in the USA

Recommendation

Program: Pathway
Course: Intensive-Plus

  • START IHSD Level 6 (CEFR C1)
    *Intensive for 32 weeks
  • GOAL Business level

Recommendation

Program: Business English or Private Program
Course: Intensive

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Activities

In addition to classes, we also offer activities to immerse students in the community, where they can connect, learn & experience the local culture.

Activities

School Information

  • 5 Classrooms
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Student Lounge (Kitchen/Microwave/Refrigerator)
  • Homestay/Student residences

Facility Information

Staff

You can enjoy the benefit of a close and familial environment at IHSD. We follow an ”open door policy”, whereby students are free to chat with staff at any time. Our staff is looking forward to creating a safe, enjoyable, and unforgettable experience for you!

  • EMILY CONNER

    • Center Director

Staff

School Information

International House San Diego is a member of the International House World Organization, an educational trust founded in 1953 with the aim of raising the standards of language teaching worldwide. The IHWO network includes over 150 affiliate schools in more than 50 different countries. IHWO is committed to ensuring the highest levels of language training through a student-centered approach to learning.

Name of School International House San Diego
Location San Diego
Year Founded 2010
Annual Average Number of Students 600
Languages Taught English
Number of Levels 6 Levels
Lesson Length 50 minutes
Average Number of Students Per Class 8
Accommodation Homestay, Apartment, Dormitory
Address 233 A Street, Suite 310 San Diego, CA, 92101 U.S.A
Telephone +1 (619) 260-1113
Access 3 minutes walk from "Civic Center" Trolley Station

Accommodation

Choose your life style: Homestay or Student Residences

  • Homestay
  • Student Residences

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