English Language Learning

Manhattan College offers several English Language Programs for language learners and teachers. For English language learners, our short-term ESL programs offer students unique opportunities.

  • Our ESL + NYC Experience program offers general English study and the opportunity to explore New York City.

For those seeking to become ESL / EFL instructors, the Manhattan College TEFL Certificate Program is a flexible, established pathway toward becoming an English language teacher. More than 100 hours of online study and an optional 20-hour, on-site teaching practicum ensures that would-be teachers are employable as English language instructors. We also offer the TESOL Practicum program, perfect for practicing teachers seeking professional development opportunities in New York City.

Explore our ELL programs

  • English as a Second Language

    Our one-week ESL and NYC Experience includes 15 hours of classroom English language training and practice per week. English language classes are taught by highly qualified and experienced ESL instructors. Students will visit the Empire State Building, Times Square, the Statue of Liberty, and other iconic cityscapes in this program, offering eye-catching views that make for an overall unforgettable experience while improving their English language speaking skills.

  • TEFL Certificate Program

    Earn an internationally recognized TEFL certificate from Manhattan College and gain experience in the classroom with a two-week practicum in New York City.

  • TESOL Teacher Practicum

    This program provides aspiring teachers the opportunity to utilize their skills in New York City, and practice alongside experienced teachers with Master's degrees in TESOL and ESL.