Dear Prospective student,
Welcome to the American Language Center at Bloomfield College for ESL courses!
The American Language Center (ALC) offers an extensive year-round English Language program for all types of students whether you are coming from another country or whether you are living nearby. With six levels of instruction from beginner to advanced, classes are offered in Grammar and Structure, Speaking and Listening, Reading and Writing, American English Pronunciation and the American culture. All of our courses lead to English proficiency whether for academic purposes or better social and business communications at work or with friends.
At the ALC, we provide an integrated approach to language learning and its use is reinforced through creative and dynamic learning activities. Students build fluency by applying what they learn to meaningful, practical situations. Real-life materials and activities are an integral part of our curriculum.
Students meet four times a week in our daytime program. We also have a part-time daytime schedule and offer evenings classes, as well as Saturday programs.
The ALC is known for:
- Small class sizes that allow maximum participation
- Popular activity programs in and around NYC
- Easy bus and train access to NYC
- Housing availability
- Six start dates throughout the year
- Issuance of I-20 forms
- Academically accredited faculty
Through the ALC, we also offer TOEFL Prep for the TOEFL examination and certifications, Teaching English as a Foreign Language- TEFL Instructor Certification, and for Teaching English to Speakers of other Languages (TESOL).
We also offer to schools, universities and corporations customized programs for groups of students either here at the Center or at your work or school site. We will gladly organize and develop a special program that will meet your requirements providing your employees with English skills for real world and work situations.
Please see the pages that follow which will provide you with all the information you need to apply to the American Language Center.
We look forward to welcoming you to the American Language Center of Bloomfield College!