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Shepherd School of Language Las Vegas Campus

Shepherd School of Language Las Vegas Campus

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  • Enrollment
  • students
  • Airport Pickup
  • Telephone
  • 702-735-6622
  • Fax
  • 702-735-5422
  • Address
  • 1280 S. Jones Blvd. #120 Las Vegas, NV 89146
  • Website


  • Urban
  • Homestay
  • Off-campus Residence
  • Private language school
  • Conditional Admission (0)

Why This School?

  • - Foster an educational environment that cultivates an appreciation of American language and culture.
    - Lead students to acquire an active-learning strategy by providing individualized instruction through a variety of skills, content areas and levels of instruction.
    - Teach seriously committed students who desire to be fluent in the English language.

Shepherd School of Language Las Vegas Campus About the

  • Shepherd School of Language was founded in the spring of 2004 in Las Vegas, Nevada.Committed to quality practical education. We take great pride in the educational strides we have made in such a short period of time. It has been a very arduous process, but a rewarding one as well. We are dedicated to providing our students with the education that enables them to fully understand English or to prepare them to become a fluent English speaker. We trust we will make further advancements in every facet of our institution and provide superior services and education to our forthcoming students.

Conditional admission

  • When you apply to SSL, you also apply to CSN.  Once we submit your applications to CSN we request the conditional letter of acceptance (CLA).   Then we send you CLA with their acceptance letter along with I-20.
    The requirements for the CLA are:
    International Student Application
    Mail Option Form
    Copy of Passport
    Bank Document – must show $24,322
    Sponsor Form – if bank document is not in student name
    Documentation of high school graduation
    Letter describing educational goals
    $25 application fee.
    CSN offers 3 programs.  The ESL program, Bridge Program and Degree Program.
    After you finished studying in SSL, you will then submit your transfer documents and English requirement (waived if you finished 3A/B level and passed our exit exam with 76 or above) to CSN.

    CSN E-brochure
    In many countries, SSL works with educational advisors who can help you through this process. Please contact us for more information on conditional admission. There is an additional fee for this service.

Course Information

  • SSL has 5 Levels of instruction for developing your English Language skills. Soon after you arrive, you will be given a placement exam to determine your English language skills and your appropriate academic level.
    Beginning Levels (ZA & ZB)
    Students are placed in the beginning classes based on the score achieved on the school’s placement exam. Level ZA starts at the beginning level; at this level, students know very little English or no English. This level provides beginning learners of English instruction in all language skills:  listening, speaking, reading, writing, grammar, and vocabulary.

    The student will learn to:

    recognize and understand the letters of the English alphabet
    recognize basic nouns and verbs
    greet people and name common everyday objects
    write familiar words and short phrase about everyday objects
    After successful completion of the beginning level, students will be able to carry on basic conversations, manage everyday life in an English-speaking environment, and read and write simple material.

    Basic Levels (1A & 1B)
    Students are placed in the basic level classes based on the score achieved on the school’s placement exam. Level 1A starts at the basic level; at this level, students know very little English but have some English experience. This level provides basic learners of English instruction in all language skills:  listening, speaking, reading, writing, grammar, and vocabulary.

     The student will learn to:

    achieve comprehension in basic communicative situations.
    read and understand simple informative materials.
    write basic sentences and simple pieces of writing.
    comprehend basic grammatical structures in a natural context.
    develop knowledge of basic vocabulary.
    After successful completion of the basic level, students will be able to carry on basic conversations concerning everyday life and academic topics, read short articles about academic topics, and write simple sentences and basic paragraphs.

    Intermediate Levels (2A & 2B)
    Students are placed into the intermediate level based on the score achieved on the school’s placement exam or successful completion of the basic level. This level provides intermediate English learners instruction in all language skills.

    The student will learn to:

    understand and engage in conversation on everyday topics.
    read and understand medium-length selections.
    compose paragraphs in conversation on everyday topics.
    develop vocabulary appropriate for academic tasks.
    After successfully completing the intermediate level, students will be able to converse comfortably on various subjects, read the newspaper, listen accurately, and write correctly in non-technical areas.

    Advanced Levels (3A & 3B)
    Students are placed into the advanced level based on the score achieved on the school’s placement exam or the successful completion of the intermediate level. This level provides advanced learners of English instruction in all language skills.

     The student will learn to:

    engage in ordinary conversation.
    read and comprehend academic texts.
    compose advanced pieces of writing.
    analyze grammatical structures in academic settings.
    develop knowledge of advanced-level vocabulary.
    After completing the advanced level, students can study in academic classes, unique for those who plan to enter American universities or practical classes and conduct business in English for those who want to use English in business or everyday life.

    Proficiency Levels (4A & 4B)
    Students are placed into the 4A level based on the score achieved on the school’s placement exam or the successful completion of the advanced level. This level provides proficient learners of English with specific skills to promote success in American colleges and universities.

     The student will learn to:

    take effective lecture notes
    know what to listen for when taking notes
    read textbooks to prepare for college tests
    research for academic papers
    cite sources in academic papers
    prepare and perform presentations for college classes
    After completing the proficient level, a student can successfully attend most major U.S. universities and/or colleges and participate in most professional situations.

    Transcripts & Certificates
    SSL issues transcripts to all students, and certificates to qualified students upon request.

    Class Size
    Each class has an average of 7-15 students (A maximum of 20). This gives each student the opportunity for a lot of interaction with the teacher.

Course Information

Class size 20 Students Schedule 8, 16, 24 Weeks
Course Level 5 VISA Info I-20 Issued Upon Request
Minimum age 18 Accommodation Homestay, Off-campus Residence


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Course Schedule

2025-01-27 2025-01-20 2025-01-13 2025-01-06
2024-12-30 2024-12-23 2024-12-16 2024-12-09
2024-12-02 2024-11-25 2024-11-18 2024-11-11
2024-11-04 2024-10-28 2024-10-21 2024-10-14
2024-10-07 2024-09-30 2024-09-23 2024-09-16
2024-09-09 2024-09-02 2024-08-26 2024-08-19
2024-08-12 2024-08-05 2024-07-29 2024-07-22
※ From the Course Starting Dates 8, 16, 24Weeks(month) Choose



School's Admin fee (USD)$ 95
8 Week 16 Week 24 Week Week Week
(USD)$ 900 (USD)$ 1,800 (USD)$ 2,700
Week Week Week Week Week


Housing Placement fee
Accommodation Fee
Terms Homestay On-Campus Dorm/residence Off-Campus residence
4 weeks (USD)$ 900(Single) $700(Double)

Airport Pickup

Airport Pickup (USD)$ 100
Other Charges

Remarks / Other Information

  • * Dates and Fees are approximate and may change without prior notice.



  • SIS International
    Homestay Program while you attend College.

    SSL can provide housing information for you in an apartment or in a homestay with an American family. SSL can also try to help you with any problems that you might have in your living situation.  Please see an SSL director if you need any assistance.  These two options start from $800 per month; however, the costs associated with housing or availability may vary from year to year.  Please refer to the SSL Summary of Cost Chart for current information.

    Homestay with an American Family
    Staying with an American family is a very popular choice for many students, because it gives them an opportunity to experience American culture and practice English at home. Your American family may be a couple with or without children, or a single person. You will have a private room.  Most families live 3 to 10 kilometers from SSL, or about 15 to 45 minutes by bus. A monthly bus pass costs about $40. Most families do not permit smoking in the house.  Most food is provided by the host family, but students might not always be able to go from SSL back to their homestays for lunch, so some extra money for food should be budgeted — approximately $200 a month.

    If you are looking for an apartment or roommate, an SSL director can help you with locating an apartment  within the area.  SSL can provide you with a list of housing options upon request.  A roommate could save on your living costs, and there are many interesting shops, restaurants, coffee houses, and parks in the area. Please note that apartment rental fees don’t include meals, and you might have to pay a refundable deposit for keys and cleaning directly to the apartment’s property manager or landlord before checking in.

Surrounding Area

  • Nevada: The Silver State
    Nevada is a state located in the western United States, best known for its widespread legalization of gambling and the gaming industry. Nevada’s nickname is “The Silver State” or “The Sagebrush State,” and the state’s motto is “All for Our Country.”  “Home Means Nevada” by Bertha Rafetto is the state song.  The phrase “Battle Born” is on the state flag; “The Battle Born State” is the official state slogan, as Nevada was admitted into the union during the American Civil War.

    Las Vegas: The Hospitality & Event City
    SSL is located in beautiful Las Vegas, Nevada. Las Vegas is a fabulous and fantastic hotspot and one of the most popular destinations in the world for exploring its hotels and casinos. Hospitality, hotel and casino management is also one of the most popular majors for students who want a career in Hotel Management or Food and Beverage Services.
    Near Los Angeles, California & Phoenix, Arizona
    Most students who come to study will fly to one of these two major cities in the West, and then take a connecting flight to Las Vegas. Las Vegas is located approximately…
    500 miles from Phoenix, Arizona
    400 miles from Los Angeles, California


  • SSL enjoys an excellent reputation, both in our close relationships with universities and colleges in Nevada, and with educational advising agencies all over the world. As you browse this website and learn more about SSL, you will see that we offer excellence in every area, including:
    English Instruction
    Academic Results
    Student Services
    University and College Placement
    And much more!

Getting to the school from the airport

  • SSL will pick you up in Las Vegas.
    When you arrive in U.S.  We can pick you up from the airport and take you to your Apartment, homestay family or hotel. Please inform us of your arrival information as early as possible. This service is $100 (Each additional person $25)


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