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Special Au Pair Pricing! 

Welcome to the English Language Institute (ELI), Westchester Campus. At ELI, we offer a variety of programs to help students with English as a second language for personal, professional, and academic purposes.

78 N Broadway
Aloysia Hall 303B
White Plains, NY 10603


Why Pace English Language Institute?

  • Small, interactive classes
  • Professional, native English-speaking faculty
  • Academic advisement
  • Certificate with hours awarded
  • No registration fee
  • Use of Pace University facilities in Pleasantville such as Goldstein Gym and Pool
  • Special au pair pricing

Special Au Pair Pricing

Fees and schedule are subject to change without notice.


Saturday ESL Program 

Integrated Skills: 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. - Au Pair Price $135 (regular price $205) - 18 hours

18 hours including the special assignment*
Improve grammar, reading, writing, vocabulary, and conversation.

Professional and Business Communication in American Culture: 10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Au Pair Price $135 (regular price $205) - 18 hours

he 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 both high intermediate, advanced and native English speakers. Contact us at eliwc@pace.edu or call (914) 773-3820 for more information.

TOEFL Preparation: 1:30-4:00 p.m. - Au Pair Price $180 (regular price $245) - 20 hours

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

In one 7-week term (7 class meetings), a student can take Integrated Skills course (18 hours) or Business English course (18 hours) in the morning and TOEFL Preparation course (20 hours) in the afternoon, or both (38 hours).

  • Summer I: May 7 -  June 25
  • Summer II: July 9 - August 20
  • Fall I: September 10 – October 22
  • Fall II: October 29 - December 17 (No classes on 11/26 - Thanksgiving Recess)

Classrooms maybe be changed.  An email will be sent to you prior to your class.  Please check your junk folder if you do not see the email a few days before the class start date.

Subject Time Classroom
Integrated Skills 10:00-12:30 Aloysia 304
Business Communication 10:30-1:00 Jury Room
TOEFL Preparation 1:30-4:00 Aloysia 304

 

Please download the registration and the payment policies, and mail them to the address on the registration form.  If you visit the office, please make sure you will see the parking map and park in the designated areas to avoid a ticket.


Evening ESL Program

Integrated Skills: Monday AND Wednesday 7:00p.m. – 9:30p.m. Au Pair Price $260 (regular price $400)

36 hours including the special assignment*
Improve grammar, reading, writing, vocabulary, and conversation.

In one 7-week term (14 class meetings), a student receives 36 hours including the special assignment*.

Summer I 2016: May 11 – June 29
Summer II 2016: July 6 – August 22
Fall I 2016: September 7 - October 26 (No class on 10/3 - First Day of Rosh Hashanah)
Fall II 2016: October 31 - December 19 (No class on 11/23 - Thanksgiving recess)
 
Classroom maybe changed.  An email will be sent to you prior to the class prior to your class.  Please check your junk folder if you do not see the email a few days before the class start date.
 
  Time Classroom
Evening Course 7:00-9:30 Aloysia 304

 

Please download the registration and the payment policies, and mail them to the address on the registration form.  If you visit the office, please make sure you will see the parking map and park in the designated areas to avoid a ticket.


Weekend Intensive Program

From July 2016, we will initiate the online registration/credit card payment system, and the tuition will be $210 for the 20-hour course, and $375 for the 40-hour course.  From July, the weekend course registration/payment will be taken online only.  PLEASE NOTE: Online registration system shows up-to-date information.  If the online registration system indicates there is no seat available, that is the most updated informaiton.

The course runs from 9am to 5pm on Saturday and Sunday. The course *requires a four-hour assignment that must be completed before the start of the weekend course. The assignment will be email to your email address that you used to register for the course one or two weeks before the start of the course. The weekend course costs $210 for 20 hours. There is also an option to write a five-page post-assignment based on the course for an additional 20 hours which is $165. The 40-hour option costs $375. Please note that attendance on Saturday and Sunday from 9am to 5pm is mandatory in order to earn hours. No partial credit awarded.

Online registration/payment starts from courses below - please read the payment/refund information in the registration system as terms have been changed.

 

July 30 and 31: American Studies Through Film (CLOSED)

Gain new insights into American culture and learn how the U.S. varies from region to region. Explore cultural diversity of the country through the lens of critically acclaimed documentary films that will touch your heart and open your mind. Participate in lively discussions and group activities. Join us for this interactive and informative weekend.

012B:  20 Hours Credit July 30th and 31st * 9am-5pm  $210

012C:  20 Hours Credit - Post Assignment (Research Essay.) You must register for 012B in order to register for 012C.  You cannot register for 012C course only.   Research Essay Due 8/31.  $165.  Students must complete a post-course five -page research  essay.

 

August 6th and 7th: Cross-Cultural Communication  (Registration in Progress!! online registration/payment system. )

Expand your cultural awareness as you explore cultural communication patterns of the US versus those of other countries. Examine ways of life, dominant attitudes, social relations, business practices and patterns of thinking. We will then consider strategies for overcoming communication barriers and accomplish communicative goals. Join us for this lively and interactive course.

012B:  20 Hours Credit.   August 6th and 7th. From  9am-5pm each day.  Fees for two days:  $210

012C:  20 Hours Credit.  Post- assignment (research essay).  Post Assignment (Research Essay.) You must register for 012B in order to register for 012C.  You cannot register for 012C course only.   Research Essay Due 9/7.  $165.  Students must complete a post-course five -page research  essay.

 

August 20th and 21st : American Humor (Registration in Progress!! online registration/payment system. )

What’s so funny? Expand your knowledge of American culture through the study of humor.  Learn how humor has changed over the year from slapstick to the romantic comedy to adult humor.  We’ll view and discuss humor as it appear in different  media.

012B:  20 Hours Credit   August 20th and 21st.  From 9am-5pm each day.  Fees for two days:  $210

012C:  20 Hours Credit - Post- assignment (research essay).  Post Assignment (Research Essay.) You must register for 012B in order to register for 012C.  You cannot register for 012C course only.   Research Essay Due 9/21.  $165.  Students must complete a post-course five -page research  essay.

 

Weekend Intensive Course Registration

Please note that enrollment is limited and registrations are accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis.  The weekend course registration/payment will be taken online only. Online registration system shows up-to-date information.  If the online registration system indicates there is no seat available, that is the most updated informaiton.

Please follow the online registration/payment system.

Instruction how to use the online registration system/payment

If you drive to the campus, please park at the designated locations.

E-Mail: ELIWC@pace.edu
Phone: (914) 422-4042
Fax: (914) 989-8045
Address: 78 N Broadway, Aloysia Hall 303B, White Plains, NY 10603

*Pre-Course Essay and Attendance Note: Students must complete a pre-course homework assignment. Those who choose the 40-hour option must complete a pre and post-writing assignments. Attendance Sat and Sun 9am-5pm is mandatory in order to earn hours. No partial credit awarded. See the online registration/payment system for cancellation and withdrawal policies.


Au Pair TOEFL Blast! Fridays

From July 2016, we will initiate the online registration/credit card payment system, and the tuition will be $250.  From July, the Au Pair TOEFL Blast! Fridays course registration/payment will be taken online only.

TOEFL BLAST Fridays Time: 9:30-1pm (7 class meetings/ 24 hours / 2 au pair credits)

This course prepares you to reach iBT and paper-based TOEFL score goals by teaching every aspect of the test including grammar, vocabulary, reading, listening, speaking and test strategies. More than 9,000 universities and colleges in over 130 countries accept or require a TOEFL score.
Many employers require a TOEFL score as a requisite for employment. Don’t miss this opportunity to boost your resume or CV. At the end of the course, students will take the TOEFL ITP (paper based) exam. The test will be administered on the last day of the class at 11:00am.

Fees: $250

Schedule:

  • Fall I 2016  September 9 - October 21

  • Fall II 2016 October 28 - December 16

Class room

Aloysia 304

Important Attendance Policy: Students who miss two or more class meetings will only receive credit for hours they actually attend.

Registration and Payment: Registration/payment through online only.  Please read the payment and refund policies during the registration/payment process. 

Instruction how to use the online registration system/payment

Parking: Please follow the parking map and park in the designated areas to avoid a ticket.


How Can You Make the 72-hour/6-Credit Requirement?

There are several ways for you to get 72 hours/6 credits by taking courses in multiple sessions or combining programs. Learn various ways to make the 72-hour/6-credit requirement.


Deeply Discounted Weekday Morning Intensive English Language Courses (New Price from Summer II starting July 11)

Pace University’s English Language Institute offers au pairs the opportunity to study in our Intensive Program at a deeply discounted rate. A limited number seats are available, and restrictions apply. Act fast!

Intensive ESL (weekday morning)

Grammar and Writing—Learn proper grammar and avoid common errors in written and spoken English.
Days: Monday & Wednesday
Time: 9:05 a.m. -10:55 a.m.
# of Hours: 28 hours (Fall I, II, Spring I, II) | 24 hours (Summer I, II)

Fall I 2016, Fall II 2016, Spring I 2017, Spring II 2017: $237/session (Regular fee: $574)
Summer I and II 2017: $205/session (Regular price: $492)

Reading and Vocabulary– Our expert instructors will help you understand more of what you read and build your vocabulary for academic or everyday English.
Days: Monday & Wednesday
Time: 11:15 a.m.-1:05 p.m.
# of Hours: 28 hours (Fall I, II, & Spring I, II) | 24 hours (Summer I, II)

Fall I 2016, Fall II 2016, Spring I 2017, Spring II 2017: $237/session (Regular fee: $574)
Summer I and II 2017: $205/session (Regular price: $492)

Oral Skills– Reduce your accent and feel more confident with spoken English.
Days: Tuesday & Thursday
Time: 9:05 a.m.-10:55 a.m.
# of Hours: 28 hours (Fall I, II, Spring I, II) | 24 hours (Summer I, II)

Fall I 2016, Fall II 2016, Spring I 2017, Spring II 2017: $237/session (Regular fee: $574)
Summer I and II 2017: $205/session  (Regular price: $492)

Conversation and Listening-Learn common idioms and improve your listening skills in this highly interactive class.
Days: Tuesday & Thursday
Time: 11:15 a.m.-1:05 p.m.
# of Hours: 28 hours (Fall I, II, Spring I, II) | 24 hours (Summer I, II)

Fall I 2016, Fall II 2016, Spring I 2017, Spring II 2017: $237/session (Regular fee: $574)
Summer I and II 2017: $205 (Regular price: $492)

2015-2017 Calendar

Academic Year 2015-2016

Summer II 2016 (6-week program, 24 hours): July 11 - August 18, 2016
Placement Test for New Students :July 6 at 10am

Academic Year 2016- 2017

Fall I 2016 (7-week program, 28 hours) : September 7 - October 25, 2016
Placement Test: August 31 at 10am
No Holidays
 
Fall II 2016 (7-week program, 28 hours) : October 26 -December 16, 2016
Placement Test: October 18
No classes from November 23 - 27
 
Winter 2017 (9-day progran scheduled) : January 4 - January 20, 2017
Placement Test: Janaury 3
No classes on Janaury 16
 
Spring I 2017 (7-week program, 28 hours): January 23 - March 10, 2017
Placement Test: Janaury 17, 2017
No classes on February 20.  Classes will be made up.
 
Spring II 2017 (7-week program, 28 hours): March 20 - May 5, 2017
Placement Test: March 13, 2017
No holidays
 
Summer I 2017 (6-week program, 24 hours): May 30 - July 11, 2017
Placement Test: May 23, 2017
No classes on July 4, 2017
 
Summer II 2017 (6-week program, 24 hours): July 12 - August 22, 2017
Placement Test: July 5, 2017
No holidays

Registration

Students are required to register prior to the first class meeting. For insurance reasons, students who are not registered are not allowed to sit in a classroom. Please note we cannot accept the registration and the payment via email.

  • Saturday and Evening Students: Please submit the Registration form, Payment/Refund Policies, and the payment to the ELI office to reserve your spot. You can mail them to our office. Without your registration and the payment, we will not be able to hold a spot for you. Please pay with a check or money order payable to Pace University. Please write your name on the memo section so that we can identify whose check it is for. If you use a money order, please bring it with you to our office or mail it with a tracking number for your own security.  ELI cannot be responsible for money orders lost in the mail.
  • Weekday Morning Intensive Program Students: Please submit the Registration form, Payment/Refund Policies and a check payment payable to Pace University prior to or on the day of the Placement Test to ELI office. For continuing students, there is no need for you to take the placement test again. Please send the registration paper and the payment as soon as you can to reserve your spot. You can pay with a check or money order payable to Pace University.  If you use a money order, please bring it with you to our office or mail it with a tracking number for your own security.  ELI cannot be responsible for money orders lost in the mail.
  • Weekday Intensive and TOEFL Blasts Students: If you drive to the campus, and need a parking tag, please fill out the Car Registration.   Please park at the designated locations

E-Mail: ELIWC@pace.edu
Phone: (914) 422-4042
Fax: (914) 989-8045
Address: 78 N Broadway, Aloysia Hall 303B, White Plains, NY 10603


Academic Policies for Au Pair Students to Earn Hours

Saturday Program, Evening Program, and Intensive English Program

  • ATTENDANCE - Students must attend all class meetings including weather-related make-ups. Please inform your instructor or the ELI Office if you must miss a class. Students may miss a maximum of 2 class meetings in the Intensive and Evening Programs, and a maximum of 1 class meeting in the Saturday Program. After the second missed class meeting for the Intensive and Evening Programs, and after the first missed class meeting in the Saturday Program, student must submit a makeup assignment. If any additional class meeting is missed, you will only receive credit for the number of hours actually attended.
  • ELECTRONIC DEVICES - Your instructor will establish rules for using electronic devices such as computers and cell phones in class. You are required to follow these rules.

If you have any questions, please contact the ELI office.


Directions and Parking Information

ELI is situated on the Pace University School of Law Campus at 78 N Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603. Here is the google map of the campus for you to navigate to our office. Once you are on the campus, please follow the parking diagram to find your parking lots.

Weekday Intensive Students and TOEFL Blast Fridays Students only: Please fill out the Application for Car Registration, and bring it to the placement test (Weekday Intensive students only) or the first day of your class. After the submission of registration/payment, to the ELI Office, you can take the car application to the Office of Student Aid / the Bursar on the first floor of Aloysia Hall to get a parking tag.


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.


Contact Information

For questions, please contact ELI office.

E-Mail: ELIWC@pace.edu
Phone: (914) 422-4042
Fax: (914) 989-8045
Address: 78 N Broadway, Aloysia Hall 303B, White Plains, NY 10603