The Language Company-Ada (TLC-Ada) is the oldest center of The Language Company and was founded in 1983. In 1999, the center moved from Norman to Shawnee, and in 2012 it moved from Shawnee to its present location on the East Central University campus in Ada, Oklahoma.
Our school is located on the 1st floor of the Old Science Hall and our university housing is located throughout the East Central University dormitories. TLC-Ada dormitory students can enjoy the company of full-time ECU students as roommates; they will also have easy access to classes during the day.
Our class sizes are small and average 6-8 students. The maximum class size is 13 students. We also offer private tutoring for an extra fee if students want to take one-on-one classes.
Our center size averages 20-25 year round, with higher populations from May – November (25-35) and smaller populations December – April (15-20).
TLC’s Business English is designed for students who wish to improve their general English skills as well as their ability to use the English language in the Business and Marketing fields. This program will explore business cultural practices and help to improve the student’s communication skills in specific areas of business. The program will include courses in listening, speaking and grammar as well as four, field-specific courses addressing various topics related to the language of business. These will include such topics as Business and Marketing, Leadership and Teamwork, Finance and Accounting, and Correspondence, Reports, and Presentations.
The Academic Test Preparation course is designed to help students navigate the variety of testing requirements for admission to American universities, such as TOEFL, GRE, GMAT, iTEP and IELTS tests. Courses cover the following topics: advanced grammar and reading review, test question analysis, test-taking strategies, practice tests, and analysis of test results.
General English is for students who want to come to the United States to learn English but not necessarily attend a university after completion. TLC’s General English integrates the development of listening and speaking skills, structural accuracy, and everyday communication. If your goal is to be able to successfully communicate English in everyday situations, TLC’s General English course is for you!
TLC’s academic Intensive English Program is carefully designed to help you achieve your language learning goals. The full-time Intensive English program meets Monday through Friday. The equivalent of twenty-five, 50 minute lessons is offered each week. Classes include structure and speaking, reading, writing, and core-plus courses. The optional sixth lesson a day may be used for homework, lab, or test study. A TLC instructor is present for this sixth hour study hall.
These private, customized programs are designed for people who need specific English skills for business, but have limited time to study. Participants can return to their jobs quickly, having mastered the necessary English language skills. Programs can be designed to address the English language needs in particular fields such as Petroleum English, English for the Telecommunications Industry, or English for technology business.
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