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 10 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 General English Program’s effective methods and flexible schedule are ideal for improving English language fluency and reaching your goals as quickly as possible. You can begin classes every week and enjoy the benefits of learning English in New York City. This program is ideal for anyone whose goal is to improve their speaking, listening, reading and writing skills quickly and efficiently in a dynamic and engaging environment. General English classes run in 8 week semesters and have 10 levels. Classes for the General English Program are offered during the evening.
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.
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!
The IELI also offers the following four certificate options:
- Professional English Certificate
- Certificate in Business English
- Academic Writing Certificate
- TESOL Certificate
Students may enroll in the Academic Writing Certificate, Certificate in Business English or TESOL Certificate if they have completed an advanced ESL program equivalent to IELI level 8.