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Location factfile: Kings Los Angeles In this factfile: ƒƒ Explore Los Angeles ƒƒ Explore Kings Los Angeles ƒƒ School facilities ƒƒ Local map ƒƒ Courses available ƒƒ Accommodation options ƒƒ School life and community ƒƒ Activities and excursions ƒƒ Clubs and societies ƒƒ Enrichment opportunities

Kings Los Angeles Choose Kings Los Angeles 1 Live and learn in the heart of Hollywood 2 Amazing sightseeing on your doorstep 3 Culture and entertainment 24/7


Location factfile: Kings Los Angeles

Explore Los Angeles

A city like no other, Los Angeles caters for all. Whether you’re attracted by the endless sunshine and laid-back beach lifestyle, or the glitz and glamour of Hollywood, it’s a fantastic, fascinating city to study and live in. Key facts:

Location: California, USA Population: 3.8 million Los Angeles

Nearest airports: Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) Nearest cities: San Diego, San Francisco

Los Angeles highlights

Walk of Fame

Universal Studios

Walk around the corner to Hollywood Boulevard and see the world-famous movie stars’ Walk of Fame

Enjoy thrilling theme park rides and shows, a real working movie studio, and Los Angeles’ best shops, restaurants and cinemas at Universal Studios

Venice Beach

Beverly Hills

Dolby Theater

Chill out, be cool and express your creative side at Venice Beach

Spot a movie star, shop at the finest boutiques in the US, and have a cocktail in the luxurious Beverly Hills/Rodeo Drive

Catch the hottest shows in the world at the Dolby Theater


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Food and drink

Sports and fitness

There are hundreds of restaurants, cafes and bars right near the school in the vibrant Hollywood area

Learn to surf, paddle-board or windsurf or play beach volleyball on one of the many beautiful LA beaches

LA is a very multicultural city, so people have bought food from their own cultures to the city. Cuisine from Asia, China, India, Italy, France, Latin America and many more countries is widely available

Go hiking in one of the local canyons for stunning views of the city or enjoy horse-back riding, hiking and biking in local Griffith Park

Los Angeles is famous for its street food culture and is home to some of the best taco trucks in the USA! For information about eating and drinking in Los Angeles, have a look at these websites: ƒƒ LA Weekly ƒƒ Timeout Los Angeles: Restaurants ƒƒ LA Mag

Attend a Dodgers or Lakers game for a true American experience! There are plenty of places close to the school where you can keep fit. Here is just a small selection: ƒƒ Hollywood Gym ƒƒ 24 Hour Fitness ƒƒ LA Fitness

Entertainment, arts and culture

Day trips and excursions

At Kings Los Angeles (Hollywood), you're right in the heart of the action, just a few minutes' walk from a huge variety of entertainment venues and attractions

No visit to LA would be complete without a trip to one of its spectacular theme parks. Six Flags, Knotts Berry Farm and Disneyland are all close by.

Just three minutes’ walk from the school is the iconic Hollywood Walk of Fame, with over 2,000 stars it honours some of the biggest names in film, music and theater from the last fifty years.

Griffith Park Observatory gives unforgettable views over downtown LA, Hollywood and even the Pacific Ocean. Don't forget your camera!

Grauman’s Chinese Theater has played a huge role in cinematic history. Now you can see modern day blockbusters in its new IMAX theatre — complete with 94-foot screen!

Soak up some Californian sun at one of the many beaches in and around LA. Venice Beach and Santa Monica are some of the best-loved, and are just 45 minutes from College by bus.

See some of the greatest stars on earth at the Hollywood Bowl

Check out the fantastic city of San Diego with its beautiful sandy beaches and laid back life-style Get back to nature and visit the world-famous Yosemite Natural Park


Explore Kings Los Angeles

Location factfile: Kings Los Angeles

Kings Los Angeles is situated in an ideal location in the heart of Hollywood. It comprises two adjacent buildings, which have benefitted from recent refurbishment, and also has great outdoor space for socialising and eating. Classes take place in bright, spacious classrooms and there is also an Apple Mac computer suite. The stylish school has been recently fully refurbished and offers excellent facilities for learning and a great location for having fun in this amazing city. School facilities

Kings Los Angeles is in the heart of Hollywood

The Kings LA campus consists of two neighbouring historic buildings

The student lounge is spacious and sociable

Stylish school building Well-equipped, spacious classrooms Interactive whiteboards Large screens to watch movies and videos Light and spacious reception area Computer Learning Centre Free WiFi internet in College Kitchen, outdoor dining and BBQ Huge variety of local cafes and food outlets in the area

Accommodation

On site residential accommodation available The Apple Mac computer suite in LA

The bright and welcoming reception area

Students enjoy beautiful LA weather all year round in our outdoor social areas


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School address and contact number

Courses offered

Kings Los Angeles 1555 Cassil Place Hollywood Los Angeles California 90028 USA

Intensive Course

T +1 323 963 5311

English Plus Film

Emergency +1-323-371-6116

TOEFL Preparation

E la@kingseducation.com

Compact Course

School location Kings Los Angeles is located just off Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood, the legendary heart of the movie industry. The school is within walking distance from several restaurants, cafes, clubs and bars, as well as the high-end boutiques of the Hollywood and Highland Shopping Mall and the iconic Hollywood movie theaters.

La Mirada Apartments

Intensive 25+ Cambridge English B2 First Cambridge English C1 Advanced Diploma of Intensive English Virtual tour and video Visit kings-english.com/Los Angeles or follow this QR code

Vacation Course Vacation 25+ Vacation TOEFL Intensive TOEFL Vacation Plus Film GO: Prepared Key dates Kings Los Angeles is open all year except for the following public holiday dates: Public Holidays 2020 Monday 20 January (Martin Luther King Day) Monday 25 May (Memorial Day) Friday 3 July (Independence Day) Monday 7 September (Labor Day) Thursday 26 November (Thanksgiving) Friday 27 November (Thanksgiving) Christmas holiday dates 2020 – 21 21 December 2020 to 3 January 2021 inclusive

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Who you’ll meet

Accommodation options

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Katie Lee Center Director

“My job is to ensure that all students receive the experience of a lifetime, both academically and socially. Along with our team of teachers, managers, and student experience coordinators, we strive for top-notch student care in every way.”

Cassil Campus Residence

Emerson Summer Residence

Our on-site residence is situated within the Kings Los Angeles (Hollywood) campus adjacent to the main teaching building.

Our summer residence offers quality single and twin rooms in apartment-style arrangements, within an impressive building which is shared with Emerson College

It provides students with twin accommodation and common areas/ kitchen for socializing. It is offered on self-catering basis for students aged 16+.

Kris Arceo Student Experience Coordinator

“I am the usually the first person students meet and get to know. It is a pleasure to see these students grow from orientation to graduation. The best part of the job is when students have a great time with the activities that I have planned.”

Angeles Emerson is available throughout the Summer for students aged 18 and over

Billy Bodin Academic Affairs Manager

“My role at Kings Los Angeles is to ensure that you are having a positive learning experience inside and outside of the classroom. I am a Los Angeles native and have worked at Kings Los Angeles for over 5 years. I’m here to help you with any academic concerns or questions!”

The residence is located in the heart of Hollywood right on Sunset Boulevard and just a 20-minute walk from Kings Los

La Mirada Apartments student Residence The La Mirada apartments offer quality self-catering, en suite accommodation that is available year-round for students aged 16+ La Mirada comprises a main residential block with twin-room apartments, and bungalow-style studios which can be for single or twin use

Homestay Homestay is a great way to experience day-to-day home life in the USA.

There is an outside patio area at the rear of the building for communal use

We have strong relationships with many local hosts including working families, couples, single people and retired people, who would all like to welcome you into their home.

The apartments are located three blocks from Santa Monica Boulevard, and 15-minutes’ walk from Kings Los Angeles

Our homestays are all very carefully selected and regularly inspected by our experienced Accommodation Officer

Download all Los Angeles accommodation factsheets and photo galleries here

Due to the school location in Hollywood, the average distance from our host families to the school is around 45–55 minutes by public transportation

Visit kings-english.com/Los Angeles or follow this QR code


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School life and community

Take advantage of the wealth of extra-curricular opportunities available at Kings Los Angeles. These enrichment options are fantastic for both personal and professional development and allow you to put your new language skills into practice outside class. Social programme

Career guidance opportunities

Our exciting and varied social programmes offer the opportunity to get involved in just about any activity you wish!

All English language students also have the option to get involved in a range of career guidance opportunities.

From sports to cultural activities, visits to museums, art galleries, concerts, or even trips to another city or country, your free time will always be full of fun, friendship, and adventure.

This additional support is designed specifically for students who are preparing for their next steps in life, whether that be university progression, preparing to start a new job, or even entering the world of work for the first time.

Popular activities include:

Example options include — workshops or lectures; one-to-one university counselling; Special Interest Group (SIG) options.

Local walks and tours, such as a hike to the famous Hollywood sign Movie nights Concerts

Nationality statistics

Fundraising, community engagement and volunteering

Sports events Dance classes

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Kings is proud to support our official charity partner United World Schools. Our students get involved in all kinds of exciting fundraising activities and events throughout the year.

Beach trips Barbeques Weekend trips to other parts of the US, such as Las Vegas, Yosemite National Park, Pasadena, and San Diego

There are also opportunities to get involved in volunteering outside of Kings in the local community, which can teach you a wide range of skills, as well as being hugely rewarding

Western Europe 32% Eastern Europe 2% Middle East 1% Asia 47% China/Hong Kong/Macau 1% Former Soviet Union 2% Americas 12%

Nationality Statistics July 2018 – July 2019

Sample activities calendar Kings Los Angeles Activities Calendar / September 2019 (Click the image below to view current activities calendar) Tuesday

Labor Day

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Labor Day Weekend No school on Monday See you on Tuesday

IT Experience Vol. 2 2:30 After Class Free

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Suggested Activity Old Town Pasadena Shop til you drop

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Rooftop Movie Theater Pulp Fiction 7:30pm 21 and Older 15

Suggested Activity Bonfire at Dockweiler Beach

Orientation 9:00am Welcome to Kings

Suggested Activity Emmy Awards 5pm Microsoft Theater

Suggested Activity Rams vs Bucs See Kris for Details

Orientation 9:00am Welcome to Kings

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Expedition America Las Vegas $299 and up

Free English Class 2:45pm Student Lounge

Donuts 10:30am Bring some coffee!

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Expedition America Yosemite National Park $325 and up

Free English Class 2:45pm Student Lounge

Nightmare Before Christmas in 4D El Capitan Theater

Hiking with Mao Vol. 2 2:45pm Runyon Canyon 30

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Free English Class 2:45pm Student Lounge

Texas Hold’em Tournament 2:45 Prizes Awarded!

Movie Day 2:45pm Student Lounge

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Free Concert Santa Monica 7pm Free

Pizza Party 12:15pm Enjoy

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Expedition America Las Vegas $299 and up

Free National Park Day See Kris for details

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Kings English: Los Angeles location factfile  

Kings English: Los Angeles location factfile