Intrax Cultural Exchange
Intrax offers English language and professional skills development programs for students from around the world at three accredited Intrax schools in San Diego, San Francisco and Chicago.
Intrax offers English language and professional skills development programs for students from around the world at three accredited Intrax schools in San Diego, San Francisco and Chicago. Intrax also provides students with experiential learning opportunities in American workplaces so they can develop the skills they need to succeed in their careers. At Intrax, you can feel confident that you are learning the most current information, on modern technology—and you can be proud of your school.
- Focus on Speaking English – Intrax devotes 75% of class time to developing speaking skills.
- Explore Your New City – Student activities offer fun, local events for you to see and explore.
- Develop Professional Skills – Career preparation activities offer experience in the US workplace.
- Learn From Dedicated Teachers – Many of our teachers have 5-10 years of teaching experience.
- Meet Americans – American interns attend classes and help you practice your English.
Intrax schools are in three of America’s greatest cities— San Diego, San Francisco and Chicago.
The Intrax San Diego school is located in downtown San Diego. Students describe the school as a “big family,” making it a wonderful environment to learn English, develop professional skills and learn about American culture. San Diego is famous for its active outdoor lifestyle, including boating, surfing, parks and professional sports.
The Intrax San Francisco school is located in the Rincon Center across from the Historic San Francisco Ferry Building and offers students the opportunity to live, study and develop their careers in one of America’s most cosmopolitan cities. We are located in downtown so you will be close to famous tourist attractions, museums, movie theaters, restaurants and nightlife.
The Intrax Chicago school is located on Michigan Avenue, across the street from the famous Millennium Park. Situated along the shore of Lake Michigan and famous for its many museums, exciting nightlife and friendly culture, Chicago is a classic big U.S. city and a great place to learn English.
Intrax English programs help students speak English confidently in any situation and offer students the skills to reach their personal and professional goals.
General English Programs:
- General English
- TOEFL Preparation
- Cambridge Preparation
Professional Skills Programs:
- Business English
- Professional Certificates in Marketing and Advertising, Business Management, and Project Management
- Career Preparation Activity
Students can choose a Standard, Intensive or Super schedule:
Standard = 20 lessons per week, Monday to Thursday classes in the morning or afternoon
Intensive = 25 lessons per week, Monday to Thursday classes in the morning or afternoon + one elective class
Super = 30 lessons per week, Monday to Thursday classes in the morning or afternoon + two elective classes
Intrax Activities Program
Joining in activities will help you feel more comfortable right from the start of your program, and it is fun! Intrax leads many cultural, social and professional activities so you will have a personal tour guide—and friends you already know—to help you explore. See the attractions in your American city, meet the residents, and practice your English in different settings.
Intrax offers three types of housing options. Intrax’s homestay option is a unique way to experience American traditions and cultures by living with a carefully screened and interviewed family ready to welcome international students to your city. Intrax’s residence club option offers an independent living situation with a fun, international atmosphere that includes dormitory-style housing and meal options or shared kitchens. There are also many types of housing options that you can book yourself through the Independent Housing option.
At Intrax, our teachers are trained and experienced professionals. They have been teaching for an average of 5-10 years, so they have the skills and the knowledge to answer all of your questions and provide you with the highest quality experience. They also care about their students’ success—and it shows. Many of our students stay in touch with their teachers throughout their lives. And if you want private tutoring in any English or professional subject, our teachers are available to help.
Intrax’s U.S. centers have been accredited by ACCET, the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training, since 1996. Accreditation is voluntary and extensive, meaning Intrax is regularly evaluated in over 30 industry standards, including quality of instructors, curriculum, student services and school management. In maintaining accreditation, Intrax is focused on high educational quality and continuous assessment and improvement of our programs and services. In 2008, Intrax received a 5-year grant of reaccreditation: the longest grant term possible.
English Programs for Career Advancement
Interviews with students from Intrax:
Studies English at Intrax in Chicago Vicky Hsieh from Taiwan:
Studies Professional English at Intrax in San Francisco Akiho Nishina from Japan:
Studies English at Intrax in San Francisco Fatimah Saeed Alsalam from Saudi Arabia:
Studies English at Intrax in Chicago Rana Alghamdi from Saudi Arabia:
Studies English at Intrax in Chicago
Type of School
Intensive English Program
Student Body GenderCo-ed
Religious AffiliationNo Affiliation
Scholarships for International StudentsNo
Conditional Admission AvailableNo
Type of HousingHomestay, Apartment