Established in 1997, PIA offers academic programming and student support services, emphasizing college study skills while providing opportunities for growth and development in a supportive learning environment. The school is accredited by Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET) and is a member of English USA. Collaborating with over 100 non-profit organizations, PIA provides experiential learning opportunities for students and strong community connections. Graduates of Intensive English, PIA’s core academic program, go on to study at U.S. institutions for higher learning, pursue career paths that require English language skills, or fulfill personal goals. PIA's instructors are highly qualified, and most have advanced degrees in teaching. PIA is located on the campus of Warner Pacific University in Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.
Kaplan International Portland is located in one of the United States' ""most livable cities"" and is surrounded by forests and ancient volcanoes. A variety of English courses are available including TOEFL and Academic English as well as GRE and GMAT exam preparation classes. Modern school facilities include free wireless internet access, large classrooms, and a student common room. Students will also find many restaurants, shops, cinemas, and museums within walking distance. Portland is a walkable city with an easy public transport system where students can also take advantage of the many seasonal outdoor activities.
ELS/Portland, located on the lovely Concordia University campus, is less than 30 minutes from downtown Portland. The fourth largest city on the West Coast, Portland is also the most affordable, with the lowest housing costs and no sales tax (Happy shopping!). Forbes magazine voted Portland the second “Safest City in the USA” and “America’s Best Downtown.” Students also enjoy fun activities at Mount Hood, the Oregon beaches and Seattle.
The Portland English Language Academy (PELA) provides high-quality English language instruction tailored to the diverse needs of students from multiple cultural backgrounds. Students will have opportunities to explore, discover, and learn English in all its uses, building the skills needed to communicate effectively. We teach living English as it is actually used in a changing world. PELA is located in the Lloyd Center in the heart of Portland, Oregon: a safe, friendly, and affordable city. Learn English quickly in our English Language Programs! • Intensive or Semi-Intensive English • Intensive IELTS • TOEIC, TOEFL, and IELTS Test Preparation Classes, too! PELA students enjoy: • New program start dates every month • Small class sizes • Multiple instructors each day • Access to our free conversation groups and tutoring center • CEA Accredited English programs • Fun student events and activities planned each month!
Amazing experience , I enjoyed classes, I will repeat . Thank you my teacher and classmates, Portland is beautiful more
Whether you are a student, a business professional, or a traveler, there is a language course in Portland that is right for you. There are English courses available for all fluency levels, ages and time durations. Just select a course type from the list below to get started.
General English courses are for adults who want to improve their speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills in English. Most general English courses are for adults age 16 and up. 2 - 48 week courses available. Most courses average 30 classes per week.