San Francisco State University
American Language Institute
The American Language Institute at San Francisco State University has been helping students reach their personal and professional goals since 1961. At the ALI, you will have high quality English language instruction, enthusiastic teachers and plenty of support to help you get the most out of your time in San Francisco.
The ALI offers two programs.
English for Academic Preparation
In this program, you will learn the skills you need to succeed with English in an American college or university. This program is held at the main campus of San Francisco State University in fall, spring and summer.
San Francisco Discover Program
In this program, you will become much more confident having conversations in English and learn about and explore the exciting city of San Francisco. This program is held at the SF State Downtown Campus.