• 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

    More information about our program can be found in our student handbook

    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


    Spring 2018 / Day Classes

    REGISTRATION DAYS: March 26th & 27th, 2018 | TIME: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. • C354

    ** We are authorized under federal law to enroll non-immigrant alien students in our intensive classes. October 2nd, 2017 is the last date to submit I-20 applications from abroad.


    FULL-TIME DAY CLASSES


    MORNING INTENSIVE PROGRAM **

    Days: Monday - Friday
    Duration: April 5th - June 13th
    Time: 8:45 am - 12:45 pm
    Sessions/Hours: 49 sessions / 168 hours
    Tuition: $1705.00 USD

    AFTERNOON INTENSIVE PROGRAM **

    Days: Monday – Thursday
    Duration: April 11th - June 20th
    Time: 1:30pm - 6:30pm
    Sessions/Hours: 40 sessions / 180 hours
    Tuition: $1505.00 USD


    PART-TIME DAY CLASSES


    WRITING

    Days: Monday & Wednesday
    Duration: April 11th - June 20th
    Time: 1:30pm - 3:45pm
    Sessions/Hours: 20 sessions / 45 hours
    Tuition: $385.00 USD

    VOCABULARY THROUGH READING

    Days: Monday & Wednesday
    Duration: April 11th - June 20th
    Time: 4:15pm - 6:30pm
    Sessions/Hours: 20 sessions / 45 hours
    Tuition: $385.00 USD

    GRAMMAR FOR COMMUNICATION 

    Days: Tuesday & Thursday
    Duration: April 12th - June 19th
    Time: 1:30pm - 3:45pm
    Sessions/Hours: 20 sessions / 45 hours
    Tuition: $385.00 USD

    LISTENING & SPEAKING

    Days: Tuesday & Thursday
    Duration: April 12th - June 19th
    Time: 4:15pm - 6:30pm
    Sessions/Hours: 20 sessions / 45 hours
    Tuition: $385.00 USD


    Spring 2018 / Evening Classes

    REGISTRATION DAYS: March 26th - 29th, 2017 | TIME: 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. • C354

    * These classes require a placement test before registration.

    LISTENING, SPEAKING, READING, WRITING & GRAMMAR

    Days: Monday to Thursday
    Duration: April 9th - June 19th
    Time: 6:50pm - 9:05pm
    Sessions/Hours: 40 sessions / 90 hours
    Tuition: $725 USD

    LISTENING, SPEAKING & GRAMMAR

    Days: Monday & Wednesday
    Duration: April 9th - June 18th
    Time: 6:50pm - 9:05pm
    Sessions/Hours: 20 sessions / 45 hours
    Tuition: $385 USD



    READING, WRITING & GRAMMAR

    Days: Tuesday & Thursday
    Duration: April 10th - June 19th
    Time: 6:50pm - 9:05pm
    Sessions/Hours: 20 sessions / 45 hours
    Tuition: $385 USD

    PRONUNCIATION *

    Days: Tuesday & Thursday
    Duration: April 10th - June 19th
    Time: 6:50pm - 9:05pm
    Sessions/Hours: 20 sessions / 45 hours
    Tuition: $385 USD



    TOEFL PREPARATION: FOCUS ON READING & WRITING *

    Days: Monday & Wednesday
    Duration: April 9th - June 18th
    Time: 6:50pm - 9:05pm
    Sessions/Hours: 20 sessions / 45 hours
    Tuition: $385 USD

    CATW PREPARATION *

    Days: Tuesday & Thursday
    Duration: April 10th - June 19th
    Time: 6:50pm - 9:05pm
    Sessions/Hours: 20 sessions / 45 hours
    Tuition: $385 USD


    Spring 2018 / Saturday Classes

    REGISTRATION DAYS: March 24th & April 7th, 2018 | TIME: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. • C354

    * These classes require a placement test before registration.

    LISTENING, SPEAKING, READING, WRITING & GRAMMAR

    Days:
    Saturday
    Duration: April 14th - June 9th
    Time: 9:00am - 2:30pm
    Sessions/Hours: 9 sessions / 45 hours
    Tuition: $385 USD



    TOEFL PREPARATION: FOCUS ON LISTENING & SPEAKING *

    Days:
    Saturday
    Duration: April 14th - June 9th
    Time: 9:00am - 2:30pm
    Sessions/Hours: 9 sessions / 45 hours
    Tuition: $385 USD


    Spring 2018 / Test Prep Classes

    REGISTRATION DAYS: March 26th - 29th, 2018 | TIME: 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.; March 24th & April 7th, 2017| TIME: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. • C354

    * These classes require a placement test before registration.

    TOEFL PREPARATION: FOCUS ON READING & WRITING *

    Days: Monday & Wednesday
    Duration: April 9th - June 18th
    Time: 6:50pm - 9:05pm
    Sessions/Hours: 20 sessions / 45 hours
    Tuition: $385 USD



    CATW PREPARATION *

    Days: Tuesday & Thursday
    Duration: April 10th - June 19th
    Time: 6:50pm - 9:05pm
    Sessions/Hours: 20 sessions / 45 hours
    Tuition: $385 USD

    TOEFL PREPARATION: FOCUS ON LISTENING & SPEAKING *

    Days:
    Saturday
    Duration: April 14th - June 9th
    Time: 9:00am - 2:30pm
    Sessions/Hours: 9 sessions / 45 hours
    Tuition: $385 USD

    Summer 2018 / Day Classes

    REGISTRATION DAYS: June 18th & 19th, 2018 | TIME: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. • C354

    ** We are authorized under federal law to enroll non-immigrant alien students in our intensive classes. April 17th, 2018 is the last date to submit I-20 applications from abroad.


    FULL-TIME DAY CLASSES


    MORNING INTENSIVE PROGRAM **

    Days: Monday - Thursday
    Duration: July 2nd - August 29th
    Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
    Sessions/Hours: 32 sessions / 144 hours
    Tuition: $1465.00 USD

    TEEN ENGLISH ACADEMY  

    Days & time: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 10:00 am to 2:30 pm
                           Thursday 10:00am to 4:00pm
    Duration: July 9th - August 8th
    Sessions/Hours: 19 sessions / 84 hours
    Tuition: $845.00 USD


    Summer 2018 / Evening Classes

    REGISTRATION DAYS: June 25th - 28th, 2018 | TIME: 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. • C354

    * These classes require a placement test before registration.

    LISTENING, SPEAKING, READING, WRITING & GRAMMAR

    Days: Monday to Thursday
    Duration: July 9th - August 30th
    Time: 6:50pm - 9:20pm
    Sessions/Hours: 32 sessions / 80 hours
    Tuition: $665 USD

    LISTENING, SPEAKING & GRAMMAR

    Days: Monday & Wednesday
    Duration: July 9th - August 29th
    Time: 6:50pm - 9:20pm
    Sessions/Hours: 16 sessions / 40 hours
    Tuition: $355 USD

    READING, WRITING & GRAMMAR

    Days: Tuesday & Thursday
    Duration: July 10th - August 30th
    Time: 6:50pm - 9:20pm
    Sessions/Hours: 16 sessions / 40 hours
    Tuition: $355 USD

    PRONUNCIATION *

    Days: Tuesday & Thursday
    Duration: July 10th - August 30th
    Time: 6:50pm - 9:20pm
    Sessions/Hours: 16 sessions / 40 hours
    Tuition: $355 USD

    TOEFL PREPARATION: FOCUS ON LISTENING & SPEAKING *

    Days: Monday & Wednesday
    Duration: July 9th - August 29th
    Time: 6:50pm - 9:20pm
    Sessions/Hours: 16 sessions / 40 hours
    Tuition: $355 USD

    CATW PREPARATION *

    Days: Tuesday & Thursday
    Duration: July 10th - August 30th
    Time: 6:50pm - 9:20pm
    Sessions/Hours: 16 sessions / 40 hours
    Tuition: $355 USD


    Summer 2018 / Saturday Classes

    REGISTRATION DAYS: June 23rd & 30th, 2018 | TIME: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. • C354

    * These classes require a placement test before registration.

    LISTENING, SPEAKING, READING, WRITING & GRAMMAR

    Days:
    Saturday
    Duration: July 7th - August 25th
    Time: 9:00am - 2:30pm
    Sessions/Hours: 8 sessions / 40 hours
    Tuition: $355 USD



    TOEFL PREPARATION: FOCUS ON READING & WRITING *

    Days:
    Saturday
    Duration: July 7th - August 25th
    Time: 9:00am - 2:30pm
    Sessions/Hours: 8 sessions / 40 hours
    Tuition: $355 USD


    Summer 2018 / Test Prep Classes

    REGISTRATION DAYS: June 25th - 28th, 2018 | TIME: 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.; June 23rd & 30th, 2018| TIME: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. • C354

    * These classes require a placement test before registration.

    TOEFL PREPARATION: FOCUS ON LISTENING & SPEAKING *

    Days: Monday & Wednesday
    Duration: July 9th - August 29th
    Time: 6:50pm - 9:20pm
    Sessions/Hours: 16 sessions / 40 hours
    Tuition: $355 USD



    CATW PREPARATION *

    Days: Tuesday & Thursday
    Duration: July 10th - August 30th
    Time: 6:50pm - 9:20pm
    Sessions/Hours: 16 sessions / 40 hours
    Tuition: $355 USD

    TOEFL PREPARATION: FOCUS ON READING & WRITING *

    Days:
    Saturday
    Duration: July 7th - August 25th
    Time: 9:00am - 2:30pm
    Sessions/Hours: 8 sessions / 40 hours
    Tuition: $355 USD


    Fall 2018 / Day Classes

    REGISTRATION DAYS: September 11th & 12th, 2018 | TIME: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. • C354

    ** We are authorized under federal law to enroll non-immigrant alien students in our intensive classes. July 11th, 2018 is the last date to submit I-20 applications from abroad.


    FULL-TIME DAY CLASSES


    MORNING INTENSIVE PROGRAM **

    Duration: September 24th – December 5th
    Days: Monday - Friday
    Time: 8:45 am - 12:45 pm
    Sessions/Hours: 49 sessions / 168 hours
    Tuition: $1705.00 USD

    AFTERNOON INTENSIVE PROGRAM **

    Duration:October 1st – December 12th
    Days: Monday – Thursday
    Time: 1:30pm - 6:30pm
    Sessions/Hours: 40 sessions / 180 hours
    Tuition: $1505.00 USD


    PART-TIME DAY CLASSES


    WRITING

    Days: Monday & Wednesday
    Duration: October 1st – December 12th
    Time: 1:30pm - 3:45pm
    Sessions/Hours: 20 sessions / 45 hours
    Tuition: $385.00 USD

    GRAMMAR FOR COMMUNICATION

    Days:
    Tuesday & Thursday
    Duration: October 2nd – December 11th
    Time: 1:30pm - 3:45pm
    Sessions/Hours: 20 sessions / 45 hours
    Tuition: $385.00 USD



    VOCABULARY THROUGH READING

    Days: Monday & Wednesday
    Duration: October 1st – December 12th
    Time: 4:15pm - 6:30pm
    Sessions/Hours: 20 sessions / 45 hours
    Tuition: $385.00 USD

    LISTENING & SPEAKING

    Days: Tuesday & Thursday
    Duration: October 2nd – December 11th
    Time: 4:15pm - 6:30pm
    Sessions/Hours: 20 sessions / 45 hours
    Tuition: $385.00 USD




    Fall 2018 / Evening Classes


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    Fall 2018 / Test Prep Classes


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    Winter 2019 / Day Classes

    REGISTRATION DAYS: January 2nd & 3rd, 2019 | TIME: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. • C354

    ** We are authorized under federal law to enroll non-immigrant alien students in our intensive classes. October 3rd, 2018 is the last date to submit I-20 applications from abroad.


    FULL-TIME DAY CLASSES


    MORNING INTENSIVE PROGRAM **

    Duration: January 15th – March 22nd
    Days: Monday - Friday
    Time: 8:45 am - 12:45 pm
    Sessions/Hours: 45 sessions / 154 hours
    Tuition: $1575.00 USD

    AFTERNOON INTENSIVE PROGRAM **

    Duration: January 24th - March 28th
    Days: Monday – Thursday
    Time: 1:30pm - 6:30pm
    Sessions/Hours: 34 sessions / 153 hours
    Tuition: $1385.00 USD


    PART-TIME DAY CLASSES


    WRITING

    Days: Monday & Wednesday
    Duration: January 28th – March 27th
    Time: 1:30pm - 3:45pm
    Sessions/Hours: 17 sessions / 38.25 hours
    Tuition: $355.00 USD

    GRAMMAR FOR COMMUNICATION

    Days:
    Tuesday & Thursday
    Duration: January 24th – March 28th
    Time: 1:30pm - 3:45pm
    Sessions/Hours: 17 sessions / 38.25 hours
    Tuition: $355.00 USD



    VOCABULARY THROUGH READING

    Days: Monday & Wednesday
    Duration: January 28th – March 27th
    Time: 4:15pm - 6:30pm
    Sessions/Hours: 17 sessions / 38.25 hours
    Tuition: $355.00 USD

    LISTENING & SPEAKING

    Days: Tuesday & Thursday
    Duration: January 24th – March 28th
    Time: 4:15pm - 6:30pm
    Sessions/Hours: 17 sessions / 38.25 hours
    Tuition: $355.00 USD



    Winter 2019 / Evening Classes


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    Winter 2019 / Saturday Classes


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    Winter 2019 / Test Prep Classes


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