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English Language Institute

Weekday Intensive English Courses For Au Pairs

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in New York State, all Pace University classes will be online until at least June 1, 2020.  All courses listed below will be online.  Please message us at eli@pace.edu with any questions.


Pace University’s English Language Institute offers au pairs the opportunity to study in our weekday Intensive Program at a deeply discounted rate and get the credits they need. A limited number seats are available, and restrictions apply. Act fast! Classes are 4 or 5 hours/ week and each session is 7 weeks (Spring and Fall) or 6 weeks (Summer). Winter 3-week courses are also offered.


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Course Descriptions, Dates And Prices

Grammar And Writing

Learn proper grammar and avoid common errors in written and spoken English. (4 Levels Available)

Earn 35 hours for 7-week course (Fall I, II, Spring I, II) | 30 hours for 6-week course (Summer I, II)

Hours/ week: 5 hours
Days and Time: Vary Email us to confirm.

Au Pair Price: $295/ 7-week session, $250/ 6-week session

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Conversation And Listening

Learn common idioms and improve your listening skills in this highly interactive class. (4 Levels Available)

Earn 35 hours for 7-week course (Fall I, II, Spring I, II) | 30 hours for 6-week course (Summer I, II)

Hours/ week: 5 hours
Days and Time: Vary Email us to confirm.

Au Pair Price: $295/ 7-week session, $250/ 6-week session

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Reading And Vocabulary

Our expert instructors will help you understand more of what you read and build your vocabulary for academic or everyday English. (4 Levels Available)

Earn 28 hours for 7-week course (Fall I, II, Spring I, II) | 24 hours for 6-week course (Summer I, II)

Hours/ week: 4 hours
Days and Time: Vary Email us to confirm.

Au Pair Price: $235/ 7-week session, $200 per 6-week session

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TOEFL Preparation

Prepare to get a high score on the TOEFL Test. Review test-taking strategies and develop skills for the Listening, Grammar, and Reading sections.

Earn 28 hours for 7-week course (Fall I, II, Spring I, II) | 24 hours for 6-week course (Summer I, II)

Hours/ week: 4 hours
Days and Time: Vary. Email us to confirm.

Au Pair Price: $235/ 7-week session, $200 per 6-week session

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Elective Courses

Our weekday classes include a number of fun, interesting elective English language programs. Classes vary by level and session, but include:

  • Vocabulary Building
  • Idioms
  • Pronunciation
  • American Culture through Film
  • Walking Tours of NYC
  • Grammar for Speaking and Writing
  • Public Speaking

Earn 28 hours for 7-week course (Fall I, II, Spring I, II) | 24 hours for 6-week course (Summer I, II)

Hours/ week: 4 hours
Days and Time: Vary Email us to confirm.

Au Pair Price: $235/ 7-week session, $200 per 6-week session

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Features

  • 7-week program, earn 28 or 35 hours per course
  • 6-week program, earn 24 or 30 hours per course
  • Small interactive class
  • Professional native English speaking faculty
  • Academic advisement
  • Certificate with hours available by request
  • No registration or test fee
  • Full use of University facilities

Registration

All registration and payment for courses is done online.

Weekday Intensive English courses require an online application and an online English placement exam to be completed. After finishing the online English placement exam students will meet with an academic advisor by Skype to choose their class(es). Please submit our part-time visitor application online to begin your registration process for the weekday intensive english courses.


Location

Classes may meet at the Pace University NYC campus in downtown Manhattan, either in the main building at 1 Pace Plaza or at 163 William Street, or at the Pace Midtown Center at 551 Fifth Avenue (45th St & 5th Ave).


Attendance Policy

Please note we are a non-credit program. After finishing classes, au pair students will receive a certificate from Pace that confirms the number of hours they attended during the session. Minimum 85% attendance is required to receive a certificate for the full number of course hours. Any students who attend less than 85% will receive a certificate for the exact number of hours that they attended.


Payment and Tuition Cancellation Policy

Notification of your intent to cancel or withdraw from a course must be submitted by email to the ELI. Depending on the course, you may also be required to submit a "Registration Action Form" to the Office of Student Assistance. If the correct procedure is not followed, you will not receive a refund and you will receive an F for the course at the end of the term.

Please read our detailed tuition cancellation policy for further information on refund eligibility.


ID Policies

6/7-week Program Students who register by the registration deadline will receive a Pace University ID card at Orientation. Students who register after the registration deadline will be able to create a Pace University ID card at the ID Office. Instructions will be given by ELI Admissions.


Course Completion Policy

Students who have earned a final grade of 60% or higher are considered to have successfully completed a course. Students who successfully complete any course at the English Language Institute are eligible to receive certification for the hours attended. Please read the certificate policy below for certificate eligibility.


Certificate of Attendance Policy

Please note we are a non-credit program. After successfully completing a class (see above course completion policy), students will receive a certificate from Pace that confirms the number of hours they attended during the session. Minimum 85% attendance is required to receive a certificate for the full number of course hours. Any students who attend less than 85% will receive a certificate for the exact number of hours that they attended. Students who receive a final grade below 60% in any course are considered to have failed the course and are not be eligible for a certificate and will forfeit any hours attended. Certificate will be sent by email within 2 business days of course completion.


Withdrawal Policy

Students who stop attending a class in progress may officially withdraw by sending a message to the English Language Institute eli@pace.edu within 48 hours of the last attended class. Students in good academic standing (class average of 60% or higher) who officially withdraw may receive a certificate confirming actual hours attended. Students who are not in good academic standing at the time of withdrawal or who do not officially withdraw within 48 hours of the last attended class will forfeit any hours attended. An official withdrawal will result in a grade of “W” on University records and academic transcripts. Please see the tuition cancellation policy for refund eligibility.


For more information, Please contact the English Language Institute New York City Campus.

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Phone: (212) 346-1562