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IELI Programs


The Academic Skills Program’s supportive and challenging environment provides intensive English instruction in the skills required for success in American colleges or graduate programs. This program is ideal for anyone whose goal is to apply to an English-language university. Academic Skills classes run in 8 week semesters and have 8 levels. Upon successful completion of one semester, students can move up to the following level. Each level in the Academic Skills Program consists of courses in Grammar, Academic Writing, Academic Reading, and Oral Skills.


The IELI’s TOEFL Test Preparation Program is designed to help students develop the language skills and test-taking strategies needed to achieve a competitive score on the reading, writing, listening and speaking segments of the TOEFL iBT.  Full-time and Part-time classes are available.


Special Programs

Saturday Integrated Skills: These academic English courses focus on integrating reading, writing, grammar and listening and speaking skills in order to help students develop and solidify the language skills they need to succeed in the workplace and to pursue their academic goals.


July@theIELI: Spend your summer soaking in the sun and sights of New York City! July@theIELI is an intensive summer program with 4 hours of daily instruction and weekly cultural adventures in NYC with the IELI.  Classes will include instruction and practice for improved speaking, listening, reading and writing. Trips to points of interest in New York City add a fun element to this summer program. Immerse yourself in the English Language and NYC living this summer!


Intensive English Programs:
4-Week Session (90 hours) $1,500
8-Week Session (180 hours) $2,700
12-Week Session (270 hours) $4,000

Make the most out of your time in NYC with IELI Intensive English Programs. Our Intensive Programs are designed to be the most cost-effective way to master the language and improve your academic skills as quickly as possible. Customize your learning experience by combining Daytime Academic Skills classes with Elective classes, additional skills classes, Evening classes and/or Private Tutorials (additional $500 fee applies for private tutorials).



  • Advanced (8 weeks, 144 hours) $2100
    This Full-Time course is designed for students who have completed Level 8 of the Academic Skills Program and would like to continue to develop their fluency. Classes focus on improving reading, writing and oral skills through creative expression and studying authentic texts and media.
  • College English (8 weeks, 144 hours) $2100
    This Full-Time course is designed for students who have completed Level 8 of the Academic Skills Program and the Advanced level and would like to prepare for study in a college or university. Students work on mastering challenging topics and preparing for college-level study through research projects and academic presentations.
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