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Accredited English Courses in New York for Adults
The language school for learning English in New York offers courses in groups of up to 12 students. This allows for abundant speaking time with more attention from the teachers. There are 13 levels at the language academy, from beginners to advanced. The emphasis is on speaking, group activities, pair work and oral presentations. Excursions and cultural activities guided by the instructors reinforce the lessons. There are start dates every Monday and you will receive a certificate at the end of the course. The school offers the following options for English courses in New York for adults:
Intensive English Courses in New York
Courses with 16 English lessons per week:
This part-time program at the English School in New York only requires a tourist visa. It is perfect for people who want to improve or perfect their general English skills while having plenty of time to carry out tourist activities in this fascinating city. The lesson schedule is from 9:00am to 12:40pm or from 2:00pm to 5:40pm from Monday to Thursday.
Courses with 20 English lessons per week:
You should take this course if you want to develop and improve your communication skills in English. This programme will help you strengthen listening and speaking, reading and writing in an English-speaking country with plenty of opportunities to put into practice what you will learn. Lessons run from 9:00am to 12:40pm or from 2:00pm to 5:40pm Monday to Friday.
Courses with 30 English lessons per week:
This program includes the same content as the 20-lesson/week course with an additional thematic lesson. This is chosen according to your interests and objectives, for example pronunciation, writing or preparation for the TOEFL. The lesson schedule is from 9:00am to 12:40pm Monday to Friday and 2:00pm to 4:05pm Monday to Thursday.
Business English Courses in New York
Maximize the success of your career by developing the skills needed to communicate in the corporate world. It is an ideal program for university or recent graduate students who wish to embark on a business career. The lessons in this course are grouped into weekly modules. These deal with specific themes such as leadership ( leadership qualities), marketing, foreign investment, finance, emerging markets, team building, decision-making, advertising, the global economy, freelancing, etc. You will increase your business English vocabulary. And you will put it into practice through simulations of business situations, debates, written exercises, and presentations.
- 20 lessons per week, Monday to Friday (4 hours per day)
- Time: 9:00am to 12:40pm or 2:00pm to 5:40pm
- There are no guarantees that the lessons will be in the morning or afternoon
- Minimum level to be able to register: intermediate-superior
- Duration of the Business English course in New York: 1 to 16 weeks
English Exam Preparation Courses
The language school in New York offers courses to prepare for the following exams:
- TOEFL: 20 lessons per week for a duration of 4 to 12 weeks
- IELTS: 30 lessons per week (20 of academic English + 10 of exam preparation) for a duration of 2 to 30 weeks
- Cambridge CAE: 30 lessons per week for a duration of 12 weeks
“English + Unpaid Professional Internship” Program
This is a program designed for university students or recent graduates(who are typically between 18 and 25 years old). It provides experience in areas such as marketing ( marketing), public relations, architecture, fashion, information technology, communication or the arts. A minimum of an intermediate-higher level is required to be able to enroll in this program. There are two possible options:
Business English in Action Program (F-1 student visa required)
First you will take an English course for two weeks. And you will also participate in 2 workshops to prepare your CV and prepare for the interview. And then, for 4 to 14 weeks you will combine the lessons with an unpaid internship in a New York company.
“Vacation and Volunteering” program (student visa not required, only tourist visa):
First you will follow the holiday course (16 lessons per week) for 4 weeks. And over the next 4 or 8 weeks you will participate in volunteering in a real work context to be able to put into practice the English skills you have learned.
Courses for English teachers
The English School in New York offers various courses for people who aim to teach English:
“SIT TESOL” certificate (4 weeks):
This is an intensive 4-week program, Monday to Friday from 9:00am to 6:30pm (160 hours in total). The certificate is internationally recognized and is a perfect combination of TESOL theory with the technical skills needed to be an English as a second language teacher in the United States or another country. It includes workshops on practical teaching methodology and guided lesson planning. You will also practice teaching with real students, and receive feedback on those lessons you will teach.
Certificate “SIT Best Practices in TESOL” (6 weeks):
This program lasts 6 weeks and normally runs from Monday to Friday from 9:00am to 5:00pm (210 hours in total). Participants must teach for 6 hours to real adult students. This certificate is also internationally recognized and specially designed for people whose first language is not English and who want to become a teacher or who are already in their home country. Since this is a very demanding course, you must have a telephone interview before you can be accepted. Your education and fluency in English will also be assessed during the registration process.
Business English Teaching Certificate (1 week):
It is a program designed for experienced teachers. It provides them with an introduction and guide to teaching English from the business world. It is indeed a skill in growing demand in our increasingly globalized world. It lasts a week and offers 30 hours of instruction (Monday to Friday from 9:30am to 4:30pm). It is a course that can be taken in addition to another TESOL certificate. It is mandatory to already possess a teaching certificate in addition to an advanced level in English.
Certificate of teaching English to young students (2 weeks):
TEYL (Teaching English to Young Learners) specializes in teaching English to children from 3 to 10 years old. The program offers 35 hours of instruction, Monday to Friday from 9:00am to 1:00pm. This course will familiarize you with a specific method of lesson planning taking into account the specific characteristics of children. And it will also familiarize you with classroom management and introduce you to the different forms of intelligence related to the training of the youngest.
Professional English Courses
- Small class size (5 students maximum) and international
- Intended for professionals with different backgrounds and coming from different countries
- Flexible schedules (15 or 30 lessons per week) with group or individual lessons (or a combination of both)
- Qualified professors with experience in each field
- Specialized courses in sales and marketing, law, finance and aviation
- Attention and personal advice
- Events to create a network of contacts
In addition to the general courses for professionals, the school offers specialized professional courses:
English for Finance:
You will learn economic historical theory and financial principles. And you will discuss current trends in the financial world with professional colleagues in a mature and friendly atmosphere.
English for sales and marketing:
You will improve your language proficiency so that you can effectively communicate marketing concepts and apply negotiation techniques. You will discuss the cultural aspects of sales and marketing and your week will end with your final presentation to the group. And you will also learn how to present and communicate your ideas to your colleagues with ease in an encouraging and discreet atmosphere.
You will learn the basic principles of US commercial and civil law by analyzing practical cases with professionals in this field. In addition, you will be able to compare and discuss the differences in international laws. You will develop a vision of the American legal system while creating new contacts during this stimulating program. These programs last one week (15 hours) and are offered 4 times a year (April, July, August and September).
English + Arts Courses
The Language Academy in New York offers programs that combine English lessons with a choice of:
- Comedy (dramatic arts)
- 3D animation
- Music video production
Description of the language school to learn English in New York
The English school in New York has been offering language courses since 1973 by teaching small classes. Qualified and dedicated teachers lead the lessons using a communicative learning method and immersing students in the real world of New York. The Language Academy is located in east of Midtown Manhattan, 2 blocks from Grand Central Terminal. The Chrysler Building and the United Nations building are also very close. Times Square is a 15-minute walk (a subway station).
The language school to learn English in New York organizes a wide variety of activities. The goal is to make the city a great classroom. The philosophy is to learn in a context beyond the classroom. All activities are done in an attractive context for students to practice what they learn. In addition, they share their experiences by communicating in English with their classmates. Examples of activities: visit the Museum of Modern Arts, walk in Central Park, exploration of the city’s ethnic districts, dining out, etc. Activities are planned taking into account everyone’s diverse interests: arts, sports, music, food, architecture, American culture, and there are activities for all budgets (many are free).
Other language study options in New York
How much does a language stay in New York cost to learn English?
Course prices sometimes vary depending on the nationality of the students. For example, many English schools in New York offer discounted prices for the French. They can thus benefit from discounts of up to 35% of the regular price. In addition, there are sometimes seasonal promotions (at the time of sales for example, or before Christmas). So the time of year you book the course can also vary the cost. Please contact us so that we can send you the costs that will apply to your language stay, including the prices of English courses in New York with accommodation. And of course, your standard of living and consumption habits will also influence the cost of your English language stay in New York. We therefore recommend that you inquire about the prices of daily living in New York.
Sites of interest
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