The English Island is a hub for English courses. We began with the mission of providing Atlanta with the best English-learning experience possible. Today we continue to uphold that tradition by offering high-quality English courses that are tailored to the unique needs of each and every individual student.

The English Island offers a diverse range of classes designed to meet the needs of the increasingly diverse population of non-native English speakers in Metro Atlanta. Whether you are an adult English learner interested in ESL classes, a student preparing to take the TOEFL to attend an American university, or an individual who simply needs help with a specific area of the English language, The English Island provides world-class English instruction to students across the entire Metro Atlanta area.

Students may join our private ESL courses at any time with no pre-requisites.

We have a network of teachers all over the Metro Atlanta area that offer private English lessons at coffee shops, bookstores, libraries, clubhouses, conference rooms at apartment complexes, and student’s homes. Here are the cities in the Metro Atlanta area where we teach our private courses:

  • Atlanta
  • Smyrna
  • Vinings
  • Marietta
  • Perimeter
  • Dunwoody
  • Sandy Springs
  • Decatur
  • Lawrenceville
  • Chamblee
  • Tucker
  • Brookhaven
  • Kennesaw
  • Alpharetta
  • Roswell
  • Stone Mountain
  • Duluth
  • Douglasville

ESL Course Information

This option is a comprehensive course offering a well-rounded approach. Students take 18 hours of class per week. This program includes:

  • a 12-hour general course (General English teaches English for real-world situations. It includes practice with listening, speaking, reading, and writing.)
  • 2 3-hour specialty courses (Students choose two specialty courses. These courses include Conversation, Grammar, Business English, Phonics, Pronunciation, and Vocabulary)

What Our Students Say About Us

"I learned a lot about American culture and pronunciation. In Business English, I learned how to write a resume and a cover letter in American English."

Ibrahim Al Sultan
Atlanta Resident from Saudi Arabia

"It was one of the best educational experiences of my life, not just for the great teachers, but it was a complete system where you meet new friends from around the world, and you have the opportunity to have a new family."

Carlos Ramos
Sandy Springs Resident from Venezuela

"Studying here was really enjoyable. The ESL program encouraged us to speak and gave valuable advice on how to make our speech more organized."

Catalina Gomez
Marietta Resident from Colombia