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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

  

studied General English

Amazing

Being here is amazing, I mean teachers, costumer services and everything on here is good. I am a currently student of advanced level of conversation.. And since I am taking these classes my accent is getting better.

posted 9 years ago

New York Language Center - Jackson Heights, Queens

  

studied General English

My first time in NY ...

This school is great- the people are nice , the place feels like home and the teachers are incredible ... I have had few classes in the past, but this one is the best!
(Maganda ang eskwelahang ito - mababait ang mga empleyado, ang lugar ay di nakakailang ...at magagaling ang mga guro...)

posted 9 years ago

New York Language Center - Jackson Heights, Queens

  

studied English Academic preparation

Nice staff,nice school,just try it!Period!:)

I have been studying here since March 2013 and the only thing I can say is just go for it! Teachers are professionals and very friendly as well as staff at front desk. They always approach you in a friendly way.I come from Slovakia,which is a very small country but I didn't have a problem to gain a new friendships since you can meet people here from all over the world.

posted 9 years ago

New York Language Center - Jackson Heights, Queens

  

studied Business English

the best experience with the best teachers

I've attended three different schools in NYC but NYLC was the best. If you are considering to study English, this school would provide you with a variety of classes and great experiences in reasonable price.

posted 9 years ago

New York Language Center - Jackson Heights, Queens

  

studied English Academic preparation

The best School at all in NYC

It was my first coming to NYLC and I am quite happy because I improved my English bu having a great teacher called Diane as well as the stuff at secretary desk, all people are polite and helpful. I want to thank also Ania for her attention and kidness while as I was at school.

Muito obrigada `a todos !!!
Voltarei em breve

Jussara ISSA

posted 9 years ago

New York Language Center - Jackson Heights, Queens

United States   

Dear Jussara:
We all appreciate the nice things you have written about us.
best regards and have a safe journey back home.
Barbara

posted 9 years ago

New York Language Center - Jackson Heights, Queens

Turkey   

studied General English

GREAT DAYS

It's my last day in this school. I've been here for 8 months. I've had many memorial days at NYLC. I'll never forget these days. I'll miss you guys. Maggie, Samantha ,Greg , Diane ,Ben.. thank you for teaching !!! Emillia , Gloria ,Odette , Joan and Ania .. thank you for helping . Thank you for everything...

posted 9 years ago

New York Language Center - Jackson Heights, Queens

United States   

Hi Can:
Thanks for your very generous comments.
best regards,
Barbara

posted 9 years ago

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