If your goal is to study English in New York City with experienced, professional teachers who have Master's degrees in TESOL, then Global ESL Academy is the right choice for you.
Global ESL Academy has the best quality and most affordable ESL classes New York can offer. Global ESL Academy is a private English as a Second Language School (ESL) for adults, located in the heart of Queens, New York. The mission of Global ESL Academy is to provide quality English language instruction to non-native speakers and to help them learn about and become more comfortable with American culture and customs. Global ESL Academy strives to help students achieve their goals in furthering their education both here and abroad, advancing their careers in this global era and feeling more comfortable living and working in the United States.
As a small private New York ESL school, we are able to combine the best qualities of both large university-based ESL programs and other private ESL schools. Our teachers have Master’s degrees in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) and many years of teaching experience, which enables us to provide the highest quality academic preparation in English. The advantage of our small school setting is that we can provide more personal attention and support to our students. The location of our school in Flushing, Queens offers a convenient, diverse and multicultural environment in which to study.
Global ESL Academy is accredited by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation(CEA) Global ESL Academy is accredited by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation (CEA) for the period August 2018 through August 2028 and agrees to uphold the CEA Standards for English Language Programs and Institutions. CEA is recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education as a national accrediting agency. For further information about this accreditation, please contact the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation, 1001 N. Fairfax Street, Suite 630, Alexandria, VA 22314, (703) 665-3400, www.cea-accredit.org
Global ESL Academy offers four unique programs to meet the needs of every student:
The Intensive Academic Program is an 18-hour per week course designed to help students build confidence and achieve fluency and accuracy in English in preparation for further study in undergraduate and graduate level programs in English or for professional use in the United States or abroad. Classes are offered Monday through Friday in the mornings, afternoons or evenings.
The English for Everyone Program offers integrated skills classes on Saturdays which incorporate grammar, writing, reading, vocabulary and oral skills in order to help students achieve fluency and accuracy in English for their social lives or for professional use in the United States or abroad. Classes meet for 3 hours on Saturday mornings.
The Introduction to Pronunciation Program meets for a total of three hours per week. This class is designed to help students of all levels to individually identify the areas of their pronunciation that need improvement. Every class will include fun, interactive, communicative activities to help you improve your pronunciation so that you can be clearly understood when communicating in English.
The TOEFL iBT Preparation program introduces students to all of the components of the TOEFL iBT exam. Through practice exercises and exams in class, students will become familiar with the tasks required on the exam and will also learn test-taking strategies which will help them improve their scores on the exam. Classes are offered one evening per week.