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San Francisco Campus

Another key feature of the Academy is its pleasant facilities. Our San Francisco location is comfortable, modern, and inviting, housing classrooms, offices, a computer lab, recreation room, and a cafe shop.

The Academy maintains the latest in audio, video, and computerized programs to make your learning of English effective and enjoyable. Our library includes audiotapes and software to improve your listening skills, pronunciation, TOEFL, and TOEIC test taking skills. Our video library has DVD’s designed to help you pass the TOEFL and improve fluency.
Our computer-programs will do everything from diagnosing your accent to assessing your English ability. We also have high-speed Internet access so you can surf the Web and contact friends and family back home.


530 Golden Gate Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102 U.S.A.

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Nearest Subway Station (BART)
If you take BART to San Francisco, get off at the Civic Center Station and walk north up Larkin two blocks. Turn left one block; now walk up Polk Street, past San Francisco City Hall until you reach Golden Gate Avenue. Turn left and walk half a block. The Academy is on your right.



Nearest Bus Station (SF MUNI / SamTrans)
If you take SamTrans to San Francisco, get off on Mission and 7th. Walk down Market Street to Van Ness (From the bus stop to Van Ness is about 3 blocks.) Take Muni up Van Ness (North) to Golden Gate Avenue.


Nearest Train (CalTrain)
The CalTrain is the easiest way to get to San Francisco from the South Peninsula. On weekdays CalTrain provides direct and express train service all up and down the peninsula. Bicycles are allowed on the train as well.

Oakland Campus

Our Oakland location is AAE’s auxiliary facility in the East Bay Area, housing classrooms and a computer lab. A few minutes walk from Laney College, the Academy is within easy reach of downtown or Chinatown which are also only a few blocks away. This site is also within close proximity to BART which makes this the convenient location for students living across the Bay from San Francisco.

212 Ninth Street, Suite 313
Oakland, California, 94607 U.S.A.

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