Language and Communication

Pronouncing American English
Pronouncing American English is a class for adults who speak American English as an acquired language.  Through short lectures, demonstrations, exercises in small groups, articulation and pitch training, and informal video recordings, you will learn to overcome your main pronunciation challenges and build confidence in your ability to speak clearly and be understood. 

Toastmasters
Toastmasters International is a non-profit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of meeting locations. 

 

 

English as a Second Language Courses

 

ORGANIZATION LOCATION CONTACT
Advance English Academy 1370 Mission St., Suite #300
San Francisco, CA 94103
AND
2161 Shattuck Ave., Suite #200
Berkeley, CA 94704
(415) 552-1001
info@advanceesl.com
http://www.advanceesl.com/
Alameda Adult School 401 Pacific Avenue
Alameda, CA 94501
(510) 522-3858
https://aas-alamedausd-ca.schoolloop.com/esl
American Academy of English 530 Golden Gate Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 567-0189
info@aae.edu
http://www.aae.edu/
Berkeley Adult School 1701 San Pablo Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94702
(510) 644-6130
BASinfo@berkeley.edu
http://bas.berkeley.net/esl.html
Berkeley City College 2050 Center Street
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 981-2800
gwiner@peralta.edu
http://www.berkeleycitycollege.edu/wp/esl/
Berkeley English Academy 2161 Shattuck Ave. Suite #313
Berkeley, CA 94704
info@berkeleyenglishacademy.com
http://www.berkeleyenglishacademy.com/
Converse International School of Languages 650 Market St. Suite #1400
San Francisco, CA 94105
(415) 495-7470
sf@cisl.edu
http://cisl.edu/
CSU East Bay American Language Program 25800 Carlos Bee Blvd.
Hayward, CA 94542
(510) 885-2358
alpgen@csueastbay.edu
http://www.csueastbay.edu/alp/
East Bay ESL Various locations (Berkeley/Oakland/Online) http://www.eastbayesl.com/
English Studies Institute 2600 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 527-2777
info@esi.edu
http://esi.edu/en_US/
ESL Language Centers 49 Powell St., Floor 3
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 288-1990
sf@els.edu
https://www.els.edu/en/EnglishPrograms
Kaplan International English 150 Berkeley Square
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 204-8980
world@kaplan.com
http://www.kaplaninternational.com/
The English Center 1005 Atlantic Ave.
Alameda, CA 94501
(510) 836-6700
info@englishcenter.edu
https://www.englishcenter.edu/
San Francisco State University - American Language Institute 1600 Holloway Ave. - HUM 101
San Francisco, CA 94132
(415) 338-1438
ali@sfsu.edu
http://ali.sfsu.edu/
SFSU - English for Professional Purposes 835 Market Street, 6th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103
https://cel.sfsu.edu/esl
UC Berkeley Extension 1995 University Ave. 
Berkeley, CA 94704

(510) 642-4111
academicenglish@unex.berkeley.edu
http://extension.berkeley.edu