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English Language Institute

Saturday Program For Au Pairs

7-week language courses created and priced especially for au pairs are the perfect way to get credits you need and improve your English, gain new skills or learn Spanish at the same time.


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Course Descriptions, Dates And Prices

CONVERSATION & LISTENING / INTEGRATED SKILLS: SPEAKING & PRONUNCIATION

Conversation & Listening: This course helps you strengthen your communication skills as you participate in grammar-based interactive tasks in class. You will work with the instructor to deepen your understanding of English Grammar. You’ll cooperate with classmates and work individually to complete tasks aimed at strengthening your general communicative skills.

Speaking & Pronunciation: This course helps you strengthen your speaking and pronunciation skills. You will work with the instructor to reduce your accent and feel more confident with spoken English. You will learn common idioms and improve your listening skills in this highly interactive class.

Earn 18 hours for 7-week course
 

Dates: Spring I 2020 (January 27-March 13, 2020) – Conversation & Listening
Day: Saturday
Time: 10:00am-12:30pm
Classroom: Aloysia 304
Au Pair Price: $175*
Register Here

Dates: Spring II 2020 (March 23-May 8, 2020) – Integrated Skills: Speaking & Pronunciation
Day: Saturday
Time: 10:00am-12:30pm
Classroom: Aloysia 304
Au Pair Price: $175*
Register Here

Spanish for Au Pairs

The Spanish for Au Pairs requires no previous knowledge of the language. This course will instruct beginning Spanish-level speakers in basic everyday use of the language. Students will receive training in rudimentary communicative grammar, helpful phrases, and essential vocabulary. Little or no basic knowledge is required to enroll in this course.

Earn 18 hours for 7-week course

Dates: Spring I 2020 (January 27-March 13, 2020)
Day: Saturday
Time: 10:00am-12:30pm
Classroom: Aloysia 305
Au Pair Price: $175*
Register Here

Dates: Spring II 2020 (March 23-May 8, 2020)
Day: Saturday
Time: 10:00am-12:30pm
Classroom: Aloysia 305
Au Pair Price: $175*
Register Here

Professional and Business English: Skills for Success / Negotiation Skills

Skills for Success: The instructor will guide students through a hands-on experience in leadership, creating their own American-style résumé and cover letter, participating in mock job interviews, an introduction to negotiation skills, and creating an effective professional social media profile. The course will be open to intermediate level English speakers and above.

Negotiation Skills: All communication above the friendship level is considered professional. This course will help you strengthen your negotiation skills for purposes that range from buying a new car to selling your startup company. You will learn the basics of business development and create your own fictitious company. This interactive course will provide you with the tips to improve your negotiation and basic business skills and the forum to practice them.

Earn 18 hours for 7-week course

Dates: Spring I 2020 (January 27-March 13, 2020) - Skills for Success
Day: Saturday
Time: 1:30pm – 4:00pm
Classroom: Aloysia 305
Au Pair Price: $175*
Register Here
 

Dates: Spring II 2020 (March 23-May 8, 2020) – Negotiation Skills
Day: Saturday
Time: 10:00am-12:30pm
Classroom: Aloysia 305
Au Pair Price: $175*
Register Here

IELTS Preparation

The IELTS is an international standardized test accepted in Australia, UK, Canada, New Zealand, and the United States. This seven-week course is designed for intermediate and advanced students who need specific test-taking strategies for the IELTS exam.  The course will include strategies for all sections of the exam (reading, writing, listening, and an in-person interview). Students will become familiar with the procedures, timing, tasks, and scoring through weekly practice and feedback on their performance.

Earn 18 hours for 7-week course

Dates: Spring I 2020 (January 27-March 13, 2020)
Day: Saturday
Time: 1:30pm – 4:00pm
Classroom: Aloysia 304
Au Pair Price: $175*
Register Here

Dates: Spring II 2020 (March 23-May 8, 2020)
Day: Saturday
Time: 10:00am-12:30pm
Classroom: Aloysia 304
Au Pair Price: $175*
Register Here

NOTE: This seven-week course requires a textbook for at-home practice tests and in-class activities. The course fee does not include the price of the textbook.  Students must buy new books only to access the online portal. Used books cannot be used for this class because access to the online portal is required.

IELTS Prep Plus 2029-2020, Kaplan., ISBN: 9781506237374

*Price is subject to change without notice.


Features

  • 18 hours
  • Small interactive class
  • Professional English speaking faculty
  • Academic advisement
  • Certificate available by request
  • No registration or test fee
  • Full use of University facilities
  • Special au pair pricing

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.  All payment is done online.

Please complete the online registration process by clicking "register here" below the course you would like to attend.

NOTE: If you have already taken a class (Weekend, Evening, Saturday, or Weekday) with us before, you already have a university account. You MUST activate the account before registering for a new course. Please DO NOT create a new account. Please read the Online Registration Instruction including the Account Activation (PDF). Multiple accounts will make it difficult to verify classes you took for your credit hour requirement. If you took a course in the past, you may get the error message "Duplicate Course." If you get a "Duplicate Course" message, please call (914) 422-4042 or email the English Language Institute. Please indicate your first and last names clearly.

Enrollment is limited and registrations are accepted on a first-come, first serve basis. No registration will be accepted until payment has been received. This requirement applies to all participants.


Location

All classes meet at the Pace University Law School campus in White Plains, New York, at 78 N. Broadway, White Plains, NY, 10603. The exact classroom will be sent in pre-arrival information the Wednesday before class.


Parking

Weekend program students may park in any space on the Pace University Law School campus on Saturdays or Sundays.


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.


Certificate of Attendance

Students will receive a certificate of attendance by e-mail within 2 business days of finishing a 6/7-week course. Please note the attendance policy outlined above.


For more information, Please contact the English Language Institute White Plains Campus.

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Phone: (914) 422-4042