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English Language Institute

English Programs for Life and Leisure

Whether you are coming to New York for a short summer or winter vacation to discover the area and speak English, studying English abroad for a semester, or living and working in New York, The English Language Institute has an English language program to suit your needs.  Learn American English in America from Americans.

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INTENSIVE
 

Study English to set yourself up for academic success.  Learn the essentials of grammar and writing; improve listening, speaking, and pronunciation skills; and enhance your vocabulary. 6-7 week courses are available in New York City and Westchester.

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SUMMER ENGLISH
 

Spend a summer of fun and English in New York.  Study English abroad in safe, beautiful White Plains (40 minutes by train from Grand Central) or in downtown Manhattan.  Serious English classes to improve your English and the fun of New York after class!

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ENGLISH + CAREER AND PROFESSIONAL SKILLS
This 3-week January program focuses on career readiness.  Focused communications, writing, and presentation skills courses prepare students for an internship or job search.  Courses are available in New York City and Westchester.
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EVENING ENGLISH PROGRAMS

Classes in English conversation, grammar and pronunciation are conveniently scheduled at our Westchester campus during the weekday evening. 7-week courses are designed for non-native English speakers who want to improve their English skills for personal and professional reasons.

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SATURDAY ENGLISH PROGRAM

Classes in speaking and pronunciation, TOEFL preparation, IELTS preapration, professional English, integrated English skills, and introduction to Spanish are conveniently scheduled on Saturday morning and afternoon. 7-week courses in New York City and Westchester are designed for non-native English speakers who want to improve their English skills for personal and professional reasons.

Female pace university student PRIVATE INSTRUCTION

Accent reduction, professional English, academic assistance, help preparing for an exam, or general English improvement. Private instruction provides you with a customized learning experience to focus on your specific needs. We will match you with an instructor who has the exact experience you require and create a schedule that works for you.