ELS Inc., USA was formed to provide English language training to a few United States agencies, such as the AID (Agency for International Development), USIS (United States Information Service) and others.
The first ELS Language Centre was established in Washington D.C. Today, the number of centres has grown to 60 throughout the United States. ELS’ strong relationship with universities and with their loyal network of counselling agencies around the world has developed pathways for international students to pursue their tertiary studies in the USA and in other countries.
A new division, ELS Inc. (International division), was formed to expand ELS’ English teaching activities overseas. ELS (International) opened its first language school in Tokyo, Japan in 1978.
ELS Language Centres Malaysia was established. It has since grown to having 5 English language training centres throughout Malaysia. ELS Malaysia is registered with the Malaysian Ministry of Education.
ELS expanded its operations to include more than 20 language centres outside the United States.
Like its franchisor in the USA, ELS Malaysia has quickly gained recognition as the leader in providing quality English language programmes. In 2012, ELS established a centre within the campus of Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), a top-tier public university, which offers academic English language preparation for its inbound students.
The Certified Intensive English Programme (CIEP) is an internationally recognised full-time programme designed to prepare students’ English language skills for university studies. With the CIEP, graduates do not need to provide an IELTS or TOEFL test score when applying to more than 650 universities worldwide.
ELS also offers a range of English language training solutions for companies, professionals, as well as schools.
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