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Los Angeles & San Francisco
Pitzer College

AGE 10–19
2 weeks / July-August
Dates 1/7 – 14/7, 8/7 – 21/7, 16/7 – 29/7, 17/7 – 30/7, 30/7 – 12/8

Pitzer College’s academic reputation and unique landscape and architecture make the campus an ideal place for a language school. The modern facilities include new en-suite residence halls, built to the highest standards of environmental sustainability. Pitzer is located in Claremont, a Southern California college town known for its eclectic restaurants and shops, close-knit community and network of trails  and parks. It is an hour’s drive to downtown Los Angeles and the Pacific coast.


  • Full board, two double bedrooms with a shared bathroom 1:4
  • Full board, four single bedrooms with a shared bathroom 1:4

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• Romania
• Russia
• Ukraine
• Spain

  • MLA Online Test
  • MLA TASKtime books
  • MLA Student Portfolio
  • MLA E-board
  • MLA Chit Chat Club
  • 1 Half-day Excursion
  • 6 Full day Excursions
  • 5 Entrances
  • 3 Days San Francisco
  • MiniBreak
  • Hard Rock Cafe Meal
  • Hawaiian Luau Experience Luau Dinner, Polynesian Dance Show
  • The Getty Center: Museum of Fine Art
  • The Broad: Museum of Contemporary Art
  • Semi Valley: Ronald Regan Presidential Library, Air Force One
  • Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz: Beach and Boardwalk
  • San Francisco: Golden Gate Bridge, Cable Car, Embarcadero, Pier 39, Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Silicon Valley: Facebook and Apple headquarters
  • Long Beach: Dockweiler Beach bonfire
  • MLA Prepaid Meal Card
  • MLA Medical Doctor
  • MLA Backpack and Lanyard
  • MLA Social Programme

Many MLA centres operate a zig-zag format, with either morning lessons and afternoon activities, or morning activities and afternoon lessons. During the second week, the schedule will swap to the opposite format. Below there is a sample timetable. In many programmes in the United States and in some in the UK – where the excursion programme is rich – we use full-day lessons (mornings and afternoons) in order to allow for additional full-day excursions.

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