The American Language Program at California State University, East Bay (ALP) offers a wide range of high-quality, English language and other programs for students from all over the world. Whether you are interested in improving your English, preparing for university studies in the United States, getting a post-bachelor's certificate, or experiencing life at an American university, we have a program for you!


Intensive IELTS Preparation

This full-time exam-preparation course prepares students for the IELTS Academic exam. Students will become familiar with the format and requirements of the IELTS exam, learn test-taking strategies and techniques, and get detailed feedback from the instructor on practice test results.

  • Taught by instructors with advanced degrees and extensive experience in preparing students for the IELTS exam.
  • 4 hours of instruction per day

Requirements for Admission:

  • High school diploma or equivalent (age 18-up)
  • F-1 student visa (I-20 will be provided)
  • Official IELTS exam at the end of the program
Program Dates Length Fees

Mon 7/20 – Fri 7/24 + Official IELTS test date: Sat 7/25

5 days

+ official test

$1000 (including offcial test fee)


Looking to Create a Customized Program?

We can help create a full-time/part-time program to meet the specific educational and professional needs of group of students from all over the world! Classes and on/off campus activities can be customized for anytime during the year including summer. Here are some of the customized programs we've offered in the past:

  • Business English - designed for professionals and business-oriented students who want to focus on English for the business environment
  • American Cultural Camps - designed for both high school and university students who want to learn more about our diverse American culture and practice their English-conversation skills
  • TESOL training - designed for English teachers who want to get practical teaching experience and advance their teaching skills

Contact us at to start a conversation on how to create a special program for you!


Program taught in:
  • English (US)
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Last updated October 25, 2019
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