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English Language Institute

Saturday ESL Program


Classes in this program are conveniently scheduled on Saturday mornings and afternoons. Courses are designed for non-native English speakers who want to improve their English skills for personal and professional reasons.


  • Small interactive class
  • Professional native English speaking faculty
  • Academic advisement
  • Certificate available by request
  • No registration or test fee
  • Full use of University facilities

Classes are located on the Pace Law School Campus in White Plains.

Please download the Saturday/Evening ESL application. Please mail your registration and a check payment payable to Pace University to our office in 78 N Broadway, Aloysia Hall 303B, White Plains, NY 10601.

You will get an email on the parking and class room information a week before the class start date.


Fall I 2017 (September 9 - October 21, 2017)
Speaking & Pronunciation 10:00am-12:30pm $205
Business English: Skills for Success 10:30am-1:00pm $205
TOEFL Preparation 1:30pm-4:00pm $245
Fall II 2017 (October 28  - December 16, 2017)
Conversation & Listening 10:00am-12:30pm $205
Business English: Negotiation Skills 10:30am-1:00pm $205
TOEFL Preparation 1:30pm-4:00pm $245

Course Descriptions

Grammar and Conversation:

In this grammar course, students develop the form, meaning, and use of English grammar structures. These structures will help students understand and communicate better in social and academic situations.

  • Class Room: Aloysia 305

Pronunciation and Conversation
The pronunciation and speaking class is designed to help non-native speakers of English speak clearly and effectively, increase self-confidence, and learn speech monitoring abilities. The focus of this class will be on becoming more comfortable listening to rapidly spoken English and learning common expressions and idioms used in formal and informal contexts. Students practice these skills in listening and speaking homework assignments and in individual or group presentations.

  • Class Room: Aloysia 305

Professional and Business English: Skills for Success:
The instructor will guide students through a hands-on experience in writing effective professional e-mails, creating their own American-style résumé, participating in mock job interviews, engaging in negotiation meetings, setting up an effective professional social media profile and more. The course will be open to intermediate level English speaker and above.

  • Class Room: Aloysia 304

Professional and Business English: Negotiation Skills:
The instructor will guide students through a hands-on experience in professional and business negotiations. The course will prepare students to discuss jobs and projects, manage conflict, make and respond to proposals, and understand the needs of all sides.

  • Class Room: Aloysia 304

TOEFL Preparation:
Learn test strategies and review grammar and vocabulary including Paper-based TOEFL Institutional Test. The test will be given after the class on the last day of the course. 20 hours including the test.

Class Room: Aloysia 304

Fall I 2017 September 9 - October 21, 2017  
Fall II 2017 October 28 - December 16, 2017  

ID Policies

Saturday, Evening, TOEFL Blast, and Weekday Intensive students will receive an ELI ID card. Please keep the card with you if you plan to continue or if you think you may take our courses in the future. You will be charged $20 if you need the replacement card. Please be informed that Weekend Intensive students will not receive the ID card. The policies are in effect from Summer II 2016 students.

For more information, Please contact the English Language Institute at Westchester Campus.

Phone: (914) 422-4042