Study English in Albany or Troy, New York
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Intensive English (ESL)
Empire State English offers Intensive English as a Second Language (ESL) programs for university students and older adults, both those who live locally as well as visitors to the area. Our IELP involves at least 20 hours per week of instruction.
Our part-time program for local residents offers classes during the day or the evening, from as little as one hour per week to as many as eighteen hours per week. Find a class that fits your schedule.
Students may obtain conditional admission through a local partner college before beginning at Empire State English. With 25+ colleges and universities in the region, there are many options for international students after finishing an ESL program.
Other English Programs
Empire State English can also advise on language programs for local employers and children, offered through our sister school, Capital Region Language Center.