• SERVICES

    Prepare for college, graduate school or a better job by learning English at LaGuardia. The English Language Center (TELC) at LaGuardia Community College is the largest English language program in New York City. Since 1971, we have served more than 275,000 students from over 80 countries.

    Why TELC?

    • Professional teachers
    • International reputation
    • Low cost and convenient location
    • Technology-supported instruction
    • Academic and immigration advisement
    • Authorized under Federal law to enroll non-immigrant alien students
    TELC - Services

  • How to Apply

    HOW TO APPLY

    To register at TELC, please visit our office on indicated registration dates and fill out a registration form. You will need to enter your name, address, telephone number, date of birth and an emergency contact number. You do not need any documents. You will receive additional information about payment and placement testing when you register.

    Students who have an I-20 must bring additional documents. For more information see International Students section below.

  • CHOOSE A COURSE



    Summer 2017 / Full Time

    REGISTRATION DAYS: June 21 & 22, 2017 | TIME: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  • C354


    April 10, 2017 is the last date to submit I-20 applications from abroad.

    Learn English for college, graduate school, or professional advancement in this academic program. Improve your reading, writing, listening, speaking, vocabulary, pronunciation, & grammar skills. We are authorized under federal law to enroll non-immigrant alien students.


    MORNING INTENSIVE PROGRAM

    Duration: July 5 - August 28
    Days: Monday - Thursday
    Time: 9:00am - 2:00pm
    Sessions/Hours: 31 sessions / 139.5 hours hours
    Tuition: $1,365.00 USD

    AFTERNOON INTENSIVE PROGRAM

    THERE IS NO AFTERNOON PROGRAM IN THE SUMMER




    Summer 2017 / Part Time (Day)

    REGISTRATION DAYS: June 21 & 22, 2017 | TIME: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  • C354 


    CAT-W PREPARATION *

    Days: Monday & Wednesday
    Duration: July 5 - August 28
    Time: 11:45am - 2:00pm
    Sessions/Hours: 16 sessions / 36 hours
    Tuition: $350.00 USD




    Summer 2017 / Part Time (Evening)

    REGISTRATION DAYS: June 26-29, July 3, July 5-6 2017 (Mon – Thurs only) | TIME: 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. • C354

    GENERAL FOCUS


    LISTENING, SPEAKING, READING, WRITING & GRAMMAR

    Days: Monday to Thursday
    Duration:
    July 10 - August 31
    Time: 6:50pm - 9:20pm
    Sessions/Hours: 32 sessions / 80 hours
    Tuition: $655.00 USD

    LISTENING, SPEAKING & GRAMMAR

    Days: Monday & Wednesday
    Duration: July 10 - August 30
    Time: 6:50pm - 9:20pm
    Sessions/Hours: 16 sessions / 40 hours
    Tuition: $345.00 USD

    READING, WRITING & GRAMMAR

    Days: Tuesday & Thursday
    Duration: July 11 - August 31
    Time: 6:50pm - 9:20pm
    Sessions/Hours:
    16 sessions / 40 hours
    Tuition:
    $345.00 USD




    SPECIFIC FOCUS


    TOEFL PREPARATION: FOCUS ON LISTENING & SPEAKING *

    Days: Monday & Wednesday
    Duration:
    July 10 - August 30 
    Time: 6:50pm - 9:20pm
    Sessions/Hours: 16 sessions / 40 hours
    Tuition: $345.00 USD

    PRONUNCIATION *

    Days: Tuesday & Thursday
    Duration: July 11 - August 31
    Time: 6:50pm - 9:20pm
    Sessions/Hours: 16 sessions / 40 hours
    Tuition: $345.00 USD

    GRAMMAR FOR COMMUNICATION *

    Days: Tuesday & Thursday
    Duration: July 11 - August 31
    Time: 6:50pm - 9:20pm
    Sessions/Hours:
    16 sessions / 40 hours
    Tuition:
    $345.00 USD





    Summer 2017 / Saturday

    REGISTRATION DAYS: June 24 & July 1 | TIME: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. • C354


    LISTENING, SPEAKING, READING, WRITING & GRAMMAR

    Days: Saturday
    Duration: July 8 - August 26
    Time: 9:00am - 2:00pm
    Sessions/Hours: 8 sessions / 40 hours
    Tuition: $345.00 USD


    TOEFL PREPARATION: FOCUS ON READING & WRITING *

    Days: Saturday
    Duration: July 8th - August 26th
    Time: 9:00am - 2:00pm
    Sessions/Hours: 8 sessions / 40 hours
    Tuition: $345.00 USD


    Fall 2017 / Full Time

    REGISTRATION DAYS: September 13th & 14th, 2017 | TIME: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  • C354 


    MORNING INTENSIVE PROGRAM

    Duration: September 26th - December 8th
    Days: Monday - Friday
    Time: 8:45 am - 12:45 pm
    Sessions/Hours: 49 sessions / 169.75 hours
    Tuition: $1695.00 USD

    AFTERNOON INTENSIVE PROGRAM

    Duration: October 2nd – December 13th
    Days: Monday – Thursday
    Time: 1:30pm - 6:30pm
    Sessions/Hours: 40 sessions / 180 hours
    Tuition: $1495.00 USD




    Fall 2017 / Part Time (Afternoon)

    REGISTRATION DAYS: September 13th & 14th, 2017 | TIME: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  • C354


    WRITING

    Days: Monday & Wednesday
    Duration: October 2nd – December 13th
    Time: 1:30pm - 3:45pm
    Sessions/Hours: 20 sessions / 45 hours
    Tuition: $375.00 USD

    GRAMMAR FOR COMMUNICATION

    Days:
    Monday & Wednesday
    Duration: October 2nd – December 13th
    Time: 4:15pm - 6:30pm
    Sessions/Hours: 20 sessions / 45 hours
    Tuition: $375.00 USD

    VOCABULARY THROUGH READING

    Days: Tuesday & Thursday
    Duration: October 3th – December 12th
    Time: 1:30pm - 3:45pm
    Sessions/Hours: 20 sessions / 45 hours
    Tuition: $375.00 USD

    LISTENING & SPEAKING

    Days: Tuesday & Thursday
    Duration: October 3rd – December 12th
    Time: 4:15pm - 6:30pm
    Sessions/Hours: 20 sessions / 45 hours
    Tuition: $375.00 USD




    Fall 2017 / Part Time (Evening)

    REGISTRATION DAYS: September 18 - 21, 2017 | TIME: 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.  • C354

    GENERAL FOCUS


    LISTENING, SPEAKING, READING, WRITING & GRAMMAR

    Days: Monday to Thursday
    Duration: October 2nd - December 13th
    Time: 6:50pm - 9:05pm
    Sessions/Hours: 40 sessions / 90 hours
    Tuition: $715 USD

    LISTENING, SPEAKING & GRAMMAR

    Days: Monday & Wednesday
    Duration: October 2nd - December 13th
    Time: 6:50pm - 9:05pm
    Sessions/Hours: 20 sessions / 45 hours
    Tuition: $375 USD

    READING, WRITING & GRAMMAR

    Days: Tuesday & Thursday
    Duration: October 3rd - December 12th
    Time: 6:50pm - 9:05pm
    Sessions/Hours: 20 sessions / 45 hours
    Tuition: $375 USD




    SPECIFIC FOCUS


    TOEFL PREPARATION: FOCUS ON READING & WRITING *

    Days: Monday & Wednesday
    Duration: October 2nd - December 13th
    Time: 6:50pm - 9:05pm
    Sessions/Hours: 20 sessions / 45 hours
    Tuition: $375 USD

    CATW PREPARATION *

    Days: Tuesday & Thursday
    Duration: October 3rd – December 12th
    Time: 6:50pm - 9:05pm
    Sessions/Hours: 20 sessions / 45 hours
    Tuition: $375 USD

    PRONUNCIATION *

    Days: Tuesday & Thursday
    Duration: October 3rd - December 12th
    Time: 6:50pm - 9:05pm
    Sessions/Hours: 20 sessions / 45 hours
    Tuition: $375 USD

    GRAMMAR FOR COMMUNICATION *

    Days: Tuesday & Thursday
    Duration: October 3 – December 12
    Time: 6:50pm – 9:05pm
    Sessions/Hours: 20 sessions / 45hours
    Tuition: $375 USD




    Fall 2017 / Saturday

    REGISTRATION DAYS: September 23 & 30, 2017| TIME: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.  • C354


    LISTENING, SPEAKING, READING, WRITING & GRAMMAR

    Days:
    Saturday
    Duration: October 7th - December 9th
    Time: 9:00am - 2:30pm
    Sessions/Hours: 9 sessions / 45 hours
    Tuition: $375 USD




    TOEFL PREPARATION: FOCUS ON LISTENING & SPEAKING *

    Days:
    Saturday
    Duration: October 7th - December 9th
    Time: 9:00am - 2:30pm
    Sessions/Hours: 9 sessions / 45 hours
    Tuition: $375 USD




    Winter 2018 / Full Time

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    Winter 2018 / Part Time (Morning)

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    Winter 2018 / Part Time (Afternoon)

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    Winter 2018 / Saturday

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    Spring 2018 / Full Time

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    Spring 2018 / Part Time (Morning)

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    Spring 2018 / Part Time (Afternoon)

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    * These classes require a placement test before registration.

    We reserve the right to change classes at any time.

    Cash, credit card, debit card, & money order are accepted.

    A non-refundable fee of $100 (courses over $1000), $50 (courses between $500 and $999), or $25 (courses under $499) is included in the tuition.