More information about our program can be found in our student handbook
Welcome to The English Language Center. Our two intensive programs (Morning and Afternoon Intensive) can help you prepare for academic study in the U.S.
View and print our complete
application packet, which includes all of the information you need to prepare to apply.
At TELC, we use eShip Global (UEMS) to mail I-20 documents to students.
Please follow the instructions on their
web page to create an account and pre-pay for shipping.
We will print out the shipping label and mail your documents.
If you choose to, you can also mail application documents to TELC using your eShip Global (UEMS) account.
If you are already in F-1 status studying in the U.S., view and print our transfer
See the schedules, fees, and application deadlines for the Morning and Afternoon Intensive Programs.
More information about our Morning and Afternoon Intensive Programs can be found in our
New York City is your classroom. TELC is one subway stop from Manhattan, where you can see Broadway, the Empire State Building, Fifth Avenue, Times Square, and so much more.
TELC is a part of LaGuardia Community College. As a LaGuardia student, you will have access to many campus resources.
LaGuardia does not have on-campus housing, so refer to this
list for housing options in New York City.
Prepare for the TOEFL exam. Improve your language skills and learn test taking strategies to obtain a higher score on this college entry exam.
class schedule below for specific dates and times for each quarter.
Schedule: Monday & Wednesday evening or Saturday morning
Hours and Fees:
Different skills are emphasized each quarter, so you can take this class more than once.
*Students must demonstrate high-intermediate to advanced language proficiency to take these classes.
Learn English while exploring New York City. The Teen English Academy at LaGuardia Community College combines fun and interactive ESL classes with weekly field trips that allow students to practice their English in the real world.
Former students say...
"The classes were so much fun that they didn't feel like classes, which helped me learn more." -- Student from 2016
“It was awesome! I met people from all over the world and everyone was really nice.” –- Student from 2017
“I liked how dynamic the teachers were, and I liked the social aspect of the class.” –- Student from 2018
“I got to meet really nice people, and the field trips were great.” –- Student from 2018
To register, you need to come to our office and fill out the registration form. You will need to enter the student's name, address, telephone number, date of birth and provide emergency contact information from the student's local guardian. The student will also need to take a placement test.
Payment may be made by money order, travelers checks, credit card, debit card, or cash. Please, bring payment when you come to register. Watch a
clip from Teen English Academy 2016!
July 8 - August 8 Ages 13 - 16 | $845 Classes Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Field Trips Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
FULL-TIME DAY CLASSES
REGISTRATION DAYS: March 27th & 28th, 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. January 3rd, 2019 is the last date to submit I-20 applications from abroad.
PART-TIME DAY CLASSES
REGISTRATION DAYS: March 25th - 28th, 2019 | TIME: 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. • C354
REGISTRATION DAYS: March 30th & April 6th, 2019 | TIME: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. • C354
REGISTRATION DAYS: March 25th - 28th, 2019 | TIME: 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. | March 30th & April 6th, 2019 | TIME: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. | • C354
REGISTRATION DAYS: June 20th & 21st, 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. April 17th, 2019 is the last date to submit I-20 applications from abroad.
REGISTRATION DAYS: June 24th - 27th, 2019 | TIME: 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. • C354
REGISTRATION DAYS: June 22nd & 29th, 2019 | TIME: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. • C354