The resources below are not endorsed by ISSO. We merely offer them as options.
UCSF English Friendship Corner
Wednesdays, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. at Parnassus. Contact Shiqiang (Brady) Wu for location, as it can vary on a weekly basis
Free informal conversational English class taught by committed San Francisco volunteers. Free snacks are provided. A collaboration between the Association of Chinese Students and Scholars and ISSO. Learn more about English Corner at UCSF's Synapse.
Editing Firms, including Scientific Writing Editing Firms
- VocalEase, located in Berkeley
City College of San Francisco
Please review the links below for fee based ESL programs taught at a variety of schools in the San Francisco Bay Area. Unfortunately, UCSF does not offer a credit bearing English language program.
- English for Professional Purposes, San Francisco State University
- Advanced Level English Language Courses, UC Berkeley - Summer English Language Institute
- English for Academic Purposes, American Academy of English
- Advance English Academy
- Golden Gate Language Schools
- Silicon Valley Intensive English Program (SVIEP) at Cañada College