ELS/St. Petersburg is located on the beautiful, spacious waterfront campus of Eckerd College on Florida's tropical west coast. St. Petersburg is known for its mild year-round climate, pristine white sand beaches and spectacular sunsets over the Gulf of Mexico. Two of the USA's top 10 beaches are minutes away from the ELS Center. Outdoor activities are very popular. The area has professional baseball, soccer, football and hockey teams. All six of Florida's major theme parks, including Disney World, Universal Studios, Busch Gardens and Sea World, are within a 90-minute drive. ELS/St. Petersburg students enjoy Eckerd's waterfront where they can use kayaks, paddle boards and fishing equipment at no cost. Advanced students can participate in the Eckerd College Certificate Program and attend International Business classes or International Relations classes. The Center's multinational student population allows students to "travel the world" in their classes.
Whether you are a student, a business professional, or a traveler, there is a language course in St. Petersburg 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.