Learn English in New York - Learn English in Brooklyn ESL Awards "English School of the year 2016"
Year-Round Adult School

  • English courses for adults (18+)
  • 12 students maximum per class
  • Course materials included
  • Lesson length: 45 minutes

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STANDARD ENGLISH COURSE
(20 lessons per week - 15 hours)

Our Standard English course focuses on learning through real-life communication (speaking, listening, reading, writing) inside and outside of the classroom.

This is a Standard ESL program of 20 lessons (= 15 hours) taught in small classes which allows our expert teachers to provide individual feedback and advice on how to improve and further develop language skills.


We offer six levels:
  • Beginner
  • Elementary
  • Pre-Intermediate
  • Intermediate
  • Upper-Intermediate
  • Advanced

Start dates:

  • Any Monday

Minimum Level:

  • Beginner

Class Times:

  • Placement test Monday 8.15 - 9.45am
    Monday 10am - 1:15pm*
    Tuesday-Friday 9am - 12:15pm*
    * In high season beginners classes may take place in the afternoon

STANDARD ENGLISH COURSE - AFTERNOON
(20 lessons per week - 15 hours)

This is the same course as our Standard ESL program but offered in the afternoon and only during the months of July and August.

Students booked on this course still have the opportunity to attend most activities offered on the weekly activity program, many of which take place after 5pm.

We offer four levels:
  • Pre-Intermediate
  • Intermediate
  • Upper-Intermediate
  • Advanced

Start dates:

  • Any Monday between July 10th and September 01st 2017, last possible start date August 28th for one week.

Minimum Level:

  • Pre-intermediate

Class Times:

  • Placement test Monday 8.15 - 9.45am
    Monday-Friday 2pm - 5:15pm

SEMI-INTENSIVE ENGLISH COURSE
(22 lessons per week - 17 hours)

This course is similar to the Standard English course but includes 2 additional 1-hour conversation classes each week focusing on New York City-themed topics, during which students will get a chance to practice their conversation skills while learning more about the city.

The primary focus of this class will be on improving fluency, pronunciation, and overall conversation skills as well as expanding the students’ vocabulary and their knowledge on New York City-related topics.


We offer four levels:
  • Pre-Intermediate
  • Intermediate
  • Upper-Intermediate
  • Advanced

Start dates:

  • Any Monday

Minimum level:

  • Pre-Intermediate

Class Times:

  • Placement test Monday 8.15 - 9.45am
    Monday 10am - 1:15pm
    Tuesday to Friday 9am - 12.15pm
    + Tuesday & Thursday 1-2pm

INTENSIVE ENGLISH COURSE
(30 lessons per week - 22.5 hours)

This ESL program is for students wanting a more full-time course than the Standard English program. It includes 10 additional lessons each week focusing on a specific subject.

The first 20 lessons take place in the morning and use a communicative method of teaching to increase the students’ knowledge of general English by improving their reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills.

The 10 afternoon lessons take place in the afternoon and are divided up into eight-week sections focusing on a specific subject. These are academic skills-based and content-based electives, allowing our intensive students to progress at a quicker rate while improving their academic English skills.


We offer six levels:
  • Beginner
  • Elementary
  • Pre-Intermediate
  • Intermediate
  • Upper-Intermediate
  • Advanced

Start dates:

  • Any Monday

Minimum level:

  • Beginner

Lesson Length:

  • 45 min

Class Times:

  • Placement test Monday 8.30 - 9.30am
    Monday 9:45am - 3:30pm
    Tuesday-Thursday 9am - 3:15pm
    Friday 9am - 12.15pm

BUSINESS ENGLISH COURSE
(22 lessons per week - 17 hours)

This course is designed for upper-
intermediate to advanced learners of
English who work in, or are planning,
a career in business, i.e. for college
students, recent graduates as well as
working professionals.

The program runs on an 8-week cycle and is organized in weekly modules that include:

  • Business correspondence
  • Emailing and phone skills
  • Report writing
  • Meetings
  • International trade
  • Intercultural awareness
  • Business socializing
  • Marketing
  • Finance
We offer two levels:
  • Upper-Intermediate
  • Advanced

Start dates:

  • Any Monday

Minimum Level:

  • Upper-intermediate

Class Times:

  • Placement test Monday 8.15 - 9.45am
    Monday 10am - 1:15pm
    Tuesday to Friday 9am - 12.15pm
    + Tuesday & Thursday 1-2pm
    * In high season business classes may take place in the afternoon

COMBINED ENGLISH COURSE
(23 lessons per week - 17.25 hours)

This ESL program offers the best of both worlds: the interactivity and liveliness of group classes, and the personal attention of a dedicated teacher.

You follow the Standard English group course in the morning and take 3 extra private lessons in the afternoon, during which you will be able to focus on your areas of weakness or discuss a topic of special interest. Your teacher will adapt his lessons to your own personal needs and interests.

We offer six different levels:
  • Beginner
  • Elementary
  • Pre-Intermediate
  • Intermediate
  • Upper-Intermediate
  • Advanced


Start dates:

  • Any Monday

Minimum Level:

  • Beginner

Class Times:

  • Placement test Monday 8.15 - 9.45am
    Monday 10am - 1:15pm*
    Tuesday-Friday 9am - 12.15pm*
    + Individual classes at flexible times in the afternoon
    * In high season beginners classes may take place in the afternoon

INDIVIDUAL 1:1 TRAINING

We offer Individual English language courses for personal and/or professional purposes.

As each individual has their own requirements and goals, we will discuss these with you and tailor an English language program solution to suit your personal needs. This will take into account the time you have, your level and your learning style.

You can book individual lessons to prepare for an exam or entry into a university, to prepare for a business trip or business events (conferences, workshops...), or to gain more fluency in your everyday use of the language for work or pleasure.

We offer six levels:
  • Beginner
  • Elementary
  • Pre-Intermediate
  • Intermediate
  • Upper-Intermediate
  • Advanced

Start dates:

  • Flexible
    (Minimum 2 lessons for students taking a group course - Minimum 6 lessons for a standalone individual course)

Minimum Level:

  • Beginner

Class Times:

  • Flexible,
    subject to teacher availability.

5-WEEK EVENING GROUP COURSE

This course format is ideal for busy
students looking to study English in Brooklyn as it can be easily integrated
into your work day.


The course focuses on learning through real-life communication (speaking, listening, reading, writing) inside and outside of the classroom. Intensive English language training in small class groups at our language school in Brooklyn allows our expert teachers to provide individual feedback and advice on how to improve and further develop language skills.

We offer three different levels:
  • Intermediate
  • Upper Intermediate
  • Advanced

Start dates:

  • April 25th, 2017 - upper-intermediate level
  • June 6th, 2017 - upper-intermediate level

Lesson Length:

  • 2 hours

Class Times:

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays,
    from 6:30 to 8:30pm
    (2x 2-hour lessons
    including 30 min break)
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