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ESL Winter Institute

I will never stop wanting to explore more of New York.
- Yiteng Liu, Northwestern Polytechnical University

Many Worlds, One City

January 8th - 17th, 2020

A 10-day language immersion program in the heart of New York City

Lincoln Center Snow Pillar

  • 18 hours of intensive English language classes
  • Guided excursions and interactive field trips
  • Certificates of participation awarded at the end of the program

The 2020 IALC Winter Institute celebrates the rich cultural heritage of New York City. Home to people from all over the world, New York is the ideal living laboratory to explore how to thrive in a 21st century, multicultural urban setting. Participants visit iconic New York sites such as Times Square, Liberty Island, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and gain access to some of the world's most important socioeconomic centers, including Wall Street and the United Nations. Classwork strengthens language proficiency and provides participants first-hand exposure to the unique participatory style of American classroom interaction. The Institute concludes with a closing meal and ceremony, and participants are welcome to join a gift-shopping excursion before their departure. More details about how to register are coming soon! Watch this space for updates.