TLC-Berkeley Director

Wes Weston, Director

Important Documents
Transfer Form
Airport Transfer Request Form
Enrollment Agreement
Annual Report 2014
Performance Fact Sheet 2013-14
In the News
Berkeley Beacon Spring 2015
Activity Calendar Session 10


2470 Telegraph Avenue, Suite 200
Berkeley, CA 94704 USA

Tel: (510) 848-8110
Fax: (510) 848-8499

Mr. Wes Weston

Director of Admissions:
Ms. Ioana Ciolac
Skype (Ms. Marixa Barnett)
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TLC-Berkeley is located just 13 miles from San Francisco in the Bay Area of California. Within an hour in any direction, there are famous hiking trails, forests, wineries, luxury brand outlet malls, world-class surfing, and the best universities on the West Coast. Our school is on historic Telegraph Avenue and just 3 blocks from The University of California, Berkeley.

TLC-Berkeley offers a variety of English programs and flexible schedules in order to accommodate a student’s diverse needs for studying English. 

Programs include:

  • Intensive English Program
  • Intensive English Part Time Program
  • English for Professionals
  • Study Vacation Program
  • Private Lessons

Classes are small, which provides students with a high amount of personal attention. Standard classes include Speaking and Listening, Writing, Grammar, and Reading. In addition, we also offer a variety of elective classes such as:

  • Slang and idioms
  • American Culture through films
  • American Literature
  • Research Paper
  • TOEFL Preparation
  • Conversation and Pronunciation
  • Advanced Academic Writing
  • Current Events


TLC-Berkeley offers activities on a weekly basis. Transportation is provided and the activities are often at no cost to the student or greatly discounted. Activities give students the opportunity to practice their English, learn about American culture, and enjoy the Bay Area’s many attractions. Some activities include:

  • Theme parks
  • Alcatraz
  • Surf lessons
  • Hiking
  • San Francisco's Pier 39
  • Shopping at luxury brand outlet malls
  • Local festivals and holiday events
  • Movies
  • Professional baseball games
  • Professional footbal games

Universities and Colleges in the area:
There are numerous prestigious universities and colleges in California. These include 4-year programs, 2-year programs and technical schools for undergraduates, graduate students, and beyond. TLC-Berkeley works with schools in the Berkeley area, and in other parts of the U.S., to assist students in obtaining conditional admission.