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A Look Into Our English Language Programs

ASA College is proud to support our international and multilingual student body by providing various English language programs. Apart from the Community Language Program (Speak English Now), which is only six hours per week, all of our programs fulfill the US Immigration Services visa requirement for the full-time study of English. In fact, we are authorized under Federal law to enroll nonimmigrant alien students. Learn more about our English language programs to help you decide which one is right for you.

College Program

Our College Program offers 18 credit hours of focused English language training on a flexible semester schedule. You may choose to participate in this program to help you prepare for college coursework.

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Our English as a Second Language Program serves as the backbone of Basic English literacy. ESL students engage in intensive language immersion to help them learn proper articulation and literacy. Grading components include grammar, oral communication, reading, writing, and integrated language skills.

Our curriculum has been created specifically to meet the needs of our diverse student body. Multiple levels of immersion ensure the coursework is adequately challenging without being overwhelming. Completing this program can help students in numerous areas, including academics, social settings, and work environments.

Intensive English Program (IEP)

IEP is considered one of the most robust, productive, and fun English programs available. The Intensive English Program at ASA provides up to 25 hours per week of small-class English language instruction. Classes and workshops meet five days a week during the morning, afternoon, or evening. With start dates every two weeks, it’s easy to jump in whenever you’re ready. Consider taking this course if you want to improve your conversational English.

Business English Prep Program

Our Business English Program consists of 18 hours per week of language instruction geared toward professionals and graduates preparing for Cambridge Business English exams. May students also enroll to become more competitive in the job market. The curriculum incorporates business vocabulary and case studies that help students use English in authentic business situations.

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Prep Program

The TOEFL is one of the only English language proficiency exams required by both universities and businesses. Our TOEFL Prep Program is a 20-hour-per-week course aimed at helping students achieve the test score they need for academic and career success. Small class sizes, affordable tuition, and flexible schedules make ASA a great choice for TOEFL prep.

Community Language Program

Our Community Language Program (Speak English Now) meets six hours per week on weeknights. It caters to students who have limited time to begin the English language learning process.

ASA College is a leader in career-focused education for multi-cultural and immigrant students.  Whether you currently live in New York City or are about to move here from abroad, you’ll soon learn that our teaching methods make ASA an invigorating place to learn English. To request more information about our English language programs, please visit our website or call 212-709-6936 today.


ASA College Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month  

ASA College Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month September 15th to October 15th has been recognized by the United States government as Hispanic Heritage month. As a country, we observe this month to reflect upon the many successes that those of Hispanic origins have contributed to our country. From political leadership and entrepreneurship, to sports, culture and entertainment, the United States has been enriched by numerous contemporary Hispanic figures such as Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Alberto ‘Beto’ Perez (Zumba Fitness), World Champion boxer...


Classes suspended on Columbus Day

Classes suspended on Columbus Day Attention, students! Classes will be suspended on Monday, October 11th due to the national holiday, Columbus Day. They will resume on Tuesday, October 12th.