English Plus Experience

With the English Plus Experience program, you can improve your English at CEL while gaining valuable experience at a company in California. We match students with qualified organizations and companies that are excited to share their culture and knowledge. 

Course Avg. students/class Max. students/class F1 needed
English plus Experience Plus 7 12 Yes

Benefits to choose this language course

  • Use your English in an actual professional environment
  • Gain experience and practical skills
  • Build your CV 
  • Make connections with real Californians

What to expect from this language course: 

The objective of our experience program at CEL is to improve your English which will enable you to communicate more effectively. Our courses teach different language skills including speaking, listening, reading, writing, grammar, and vocabulary. Classes are kept small (no more than 12 students per class) and offer a relaxed and fun environment where your needs are the center of attention.   During the experience portion of the program, you will get to use your English skills in a professional environment and to gain experience in a US company/organization.


We‘re here to help you through every step of the way, making sure you have the experience of a lifetime. In addition to being available to you in person or by phone during business hours, we also schedule regular check-ins with you.


  • Be 18 years or older
  • Be willing to integrate into a new professional environment
  • C1 level or higher (If your English is not yet at this level, you can book an extended language course before starting your experience program)

The process

  1. Complete an application form
  2. Apply for our English Plus Experience program (questionnaire, English placement test)
  3. Schedule a Phone/Skype Call with a CEL Team Member
  4. Start your language course at CEL in California
  5. Interview with potential companies and organizations
  6. Gain professional experience
  7. Receive a letter of recommendation after successful completion of Experience program