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New York Language Center - Jackson Heights, Queens

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37-66 82nd Street , Jackson Heights (view map)
96% (45 reviews)
      

About New York Language Center - Jackson Heights, Queens

New York Language Center offers unmatched English as a second language instruction to students of all levels, which also includes TOEFL preparation and specialized English courses. The Center was established in 1985 and quickly rose to one of the most respected and largest English language schools in the NYC area. Many of our students enrol at universities here or return to their workplace with improved English language skills. Every year, thousands of students from over 100 countries come to us to improve their English skills in our schools in Queens, Manhattan, the Bronx, the Upper West Side of Manhattan, and Midtown.

Students can enrol between the span of one week or as long as one year. We offer Semi-Intensive programs of 16 hours per week, or more intensive ESL programs of 20 hours per week.

New York Language Center pairs specialized electives in Academic Writing, Conversation, Business Writing and much more with a comprehensive integrated skills language program. To our students we also offer student activities, housing placement assistance, free internet access, and assistance with university admissions.

We are authorized under U.S. federal law to enrol (F1) non-immigrant students; in addition we are certified by the New York State Education Department. For the period December 2014 through December 2018 NYLC is accredited by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation. Visit us in New York and experience our warm and caring atmosphere, fun activities, our wonderful teachers, and our exciting city! We will make you feel right at home. Read the reviews on our website and our Google pages.

Additional Services

  • Airport/Station transfer
  • Student counselling
  • Visa support

Accommodation

  • Host family accommodation
  • Own apartment
  • In hotel/guesthouse

Work and Further Studies

  • Further academic studies available on campus

Activities

  • Theatre
  • Art / Painting
  • Cultural tourism (theater, museum, etc.)
  • Historical sightseeing
  • History

Courses

General English

95% 16 Reviews

This course is for students aged: 16-70

Day Program

(Level 0-4)
In this integrated skills course, you will
practice speaking, listening, reading and writing at the beginner level.  This course will introduce students to basic language skills and vocabulary and equip them with tools necessary to engage in basic conversations about the community, family, school and at work. You will learn the language by simulating real life situations in communicative activities.  Students will be required to exhibit at least 70% comprehension of the skills assessed in the form of midterm and final exam.

(Level 5-6)
In this integrated skills program, students will practice speaking, listening, reading and writing at the Intermediate level. This program builds on acquired syntactic knowledge from levels one to four and further motivates students to hone their communicative skills and engages students with relevant texts. It also provides students with a strong pronunciation syllabus which encourages students to speak appropriately in an informal or formal setting and understand speaker’s purpose and register.  Students will be required to exhibit at least
70 percent comprehension of the skills assessed in the form of midterm and
final

(Level 7-8)
In this integrated skills program, students will practice speaking, listening, reading and writing at the high intermediate level. In this program, students are exposed to engaging topics and stimulating texts and are provided with challenging tasks that scaffold the learning process and improve their reading and writing skills.  Students will practice planning, organising, writing and editing written assignments. Moreover, students will practice extended oral production in role plays and debates and develop their fluency in the target language.  Students will be required to exhibit at least 70 percent comprehension of the skills assessed in the form of midterm and
final exam.

(Level 9-10)
In this integrated skills program, students will encounter vocabulary items several times in context before it is firmly acquired. The listening tasks employ strategies familiar in authentic settings.  Students are exposed to complex grammatical forms and engage in a guided practice using the new structure in writing and then practice the form in speaking.  This step-by-step approach allows the students to internalize the form and meaning of the structure while they gain confidence in acquiring the nuances of the language. Students will be required to exhibit at least 70 percent comprehension of the skills assessed in the form of midterm and final exam.



Weekend and Evening Program Course Descriptions

(Level 0- 4)
This course introduces students to
some basic grammatical structures and fundamental vocabulary necessary for
daily interactions. Grammar is presented in a theoretical framework and
reinforced with examples from everyday life, as well as with controlled
interactions meant to stimulate typical situations students may encounter.
Students will be required to exhibit at least 70% comprehension of the skills
assessed in the form of midterm and final exam.

(Level 5)
This course prepares students for intermediate coursework by giving them a highly
contextualized overview of the grammar they already know, as well as an
introduction to concepts they will explore in the levels to come. Students will
do extensive reading about the lives and characters of a fictional town called
Wickham City, and the daily situations in the text will provide a setting for
discussions and opportunities to use targeted grammar. Students will be
required to show proficiency in at least 70% of course material as assessed by
a midterm and final assessment administered in the fourth and eighth weeks,
respectively.

(Level 6-7)
In this integrated skills program, students will practice speaking, listening, reading
and writing at the Intermediate level. This program builds on acquired syntactic knowledge from levels one to
four and further motivates students to hone their communicative skills and
engages students with relevant texts. It also provides students with a strong
pronunciation syllabus which encourages students to speak appropriately in an
informal or formal setting and understand speaker’s purpose and register.  Students will be required to exhibit at least
70 percent comprehension of the skills assessed in the form of midterm and
final exam.

(Level 8-9)
In this integrated skills program, students will practice speaking, listening, reading
and writing at the high intermediate level. In this program, students are exposed to engaging topics and stimulating
texts and are provided with challenging tasks that scaffold the learning
process and improve their reading and writing skills.  Students will practice planning, organizing,
writing and editing written assignments. Moreover, students will practice extended oral production in role plays
and debates and develop their fluency in the target language.  Students will be required to exhibit at least
70 percent comprehension of the skills assessed in the form of midterm and
final exam.

(Level 10-11)
In this integrated skills program, students will encounter vocabulary items several
times in context before it is firmly acquired. The listening tasks employ strategies familiar in authentic
settings.  Students are exposed to complex grammatical forms and engage in a guided practice using the new
structure in writing and then practice the form in speaking.  This step-by-step approach allows the
students to internalize the form and meaning of the structure while they gain
confidence in acquiring the nuances of the language. Students will be required to exhibit at least
70 percent comprehension of the skills assessed in the form of midterm and
final exam.

English Exam Preparation

94% 5 Reviews

This course is for students aged: 16-70

Levels: Advanced

Class Sizes: Large, 11-20 students, Medium, 6-10 students, One-to-One

Weekly Hours: General 15-25 hrs/wk

Exams and Prep offered: TOEFL, SAT Prep

Delta, Barron’s TOEFL IBT & ETS (Level Ten or Equivalent)
These TOEFL preparation courses are designed to provide further instruction and practice for taking the TOEFL IBT exam. Students will receive instruction,
practice and advice on strategies in order to successfully complete the exam.
Weekly oral and written assessments are administered in order to gauge
student’s progress and comprehension of course content.

This is a preparatory course for the Test of English for International Communication (TOEIC) which will help students improve their overall TOEIC-taking skills and TOEIC score. Concurrently, students’ English language skills in listening, reading, writing and grammar will also improve. The course is comprised of four sections: listening comprehension, reading, speaking and writing which reflect the four sections of the actual TOEIC test. Weekly oral and written assessments will gauge student’s progress and comprehension of course content.

English Academic preparation

94% 21 Reviews

This course is for students aged: 16-70

Delta, Barron’s TOEFL IBT & ETS (Level Ten or Equivalent)
These TOEFL preparation courses are designed to provide further instruction and practice for taking the TOEFL IBT . Students will receive instruction, practice and advice on strategies in order to successfully complete the exam. Weekly oral and written assessments are administered in order to gauge student’s progress and comprehension of course content.

This program is offered as part of an intensive or semi intensive program.

Business English

100% 2 Reviews

This course is for students aged: 16-70

Levels: Advanced

Class Sizes: Large, 11-20 students, Medium, 6-10 students

Weekly Hours: General 15-25 hrs/wk

Our Business English Program teaches the language skills necessary to do better in the workplace. Students will engage in meetings, negotiations, analysis of business problems and brainstorming of solutions, all in English. In addition students are encouraged to submit articles to our Business English Blog which allows them to write about their own area of expertise.

Brochures

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New York Language Center - Jackson Heights, Queens

Brazil   

Excelente Escola em NY!

A experiencia de estudar num ambiente super agradavel na maior metropole do mundo foi incrivel. Adorei a NYLC e desejo voltar outras vezes.
Os professores e funcionarios sao super dedicados, fui muito bem recebido mesmo nao falando ingles e espanhol. Alunos de todos os lugares do mundo completaram a sensacao indescritivel de estudar aqui, venezuelanos, asiaticos e muitos colambianos. Investimento certo! Obrigado a todos dessa escola formidavel por todo conhecimento oferecido.

posted 9 years ago

New York Language Center - Jackson Heights, Queens

United States   

Thanks for your kind comments! glad you enjoyed your stay with us.
Best regards,
Barbara Dick
Executive Director

posted 9 years ago

New York Language Center - Jackson Heights, Queens

Ecuador   

studied English Academic preparation

A great experience

I really really like these classes, I learned a lot I could improve my english and that was my purpose so I'm really happry. It is a good experience I met a lot of friends that are from different nationalities and that's good. The teachers and the whole crew are so friendly It was awesome to be here.
Thank so much

posted 9 years ago

New York Language Center - Jackson Heights, Queens

Italy   

studied General English

My experience at NYLC

My experience at NYLC was very exciting...Good teachers, nice and helpful crew and good friends!!!:)
I recommend NYLC to anyone that would to learn English in New York City.

La mia esperienza al NYLC e' stata eccitante...Insegnanti preparati, uno staff simpatico e disponibile e amici unici!!!:)
Raccomando NYLC a tutti quelli che vorrebbero imparare l'Inglese a New York City.

posted 9 years ago

New York Language Center - Jackson Heights, Queens

Sri Lanka   

studied English Academic preparation

The best school of the world

Que decir de esta escuela, sencillamente que el trato es fenomenal: desde la secretaria que te atiende el primer dia para hacerte la prueba de nivel y recomendarte las clases, la diversidad de alumnos, el amor que demuestran a su prefesion los profesores y el ambiente tan genial que respiras en general... Se los recomiendo a todos "NYLC is perfect for you"

posted 9 years ago

New York Language Center - Jackson Heights, Queens

Colombia   

studied General English

super

gracias a NYLC, me senti como en casa, siempre muy atentos a las necesidades de los estudiantes, gracias profesores y personal administrativo.

posted 9 years ago

New York Language Center - Jackson Heights, Queens

Colombia   

studied English Academic preparation

MUY RECOMENDADA

Es un instituto muy recomandado, me gustaron mucho las clases, las consejeras estudiantiles, los profesores, las actividades academicas y extracurriculares. Puedes practicar ingles, conocer mucha gente diferente y hacer muchos amigos.

posted 9 years ago

New York Language Center - Jackson Heights, Queens

United States   

studied English Academic preparation

MUY BUENA ESCUELA PERFECTA PARA TODOS

es una escuela che permite a todo tipo de personas de todas nacionalidades y de todas clases social, poder aprender de un modo facil rapido y muy profecional un ingles perfecto para el trabajo, tanto como por la vida social, gracias a unos profesores muy bien preparados y acostunbrados a tratar con gente de diversas nacionalidades.
LO RECOMIENDOS A TODOS

posted 9 years ago

New York Language Center - Jackson Heights, Queens

Japan   

studied English Academic preparation

Awesome

This school is awesome
Everyone is so friendly
also My English improved, when i began classes I started in beginner and now i completed my program.
I love this school.

Thanks a lot.

posted 9 years ago

New York Language Center - Jackson Heights, Queens

Brazil   

studied English Exam Preparation

Good school

It was a short time, but it was very worthwhile. I improved my English skill, I made many friends from all over the world at the school and went out with them to the school`s activities. It was a good opportunity to learn. I really recommend the school. They have a really good programs and also good prices.
I liked a lot the teachers, the secretaries and the study environment. I`ll miss all of that.

posted 9 years ago

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