English as a Second Language (ESL)/Specialty Programs

Our two-week ESL specialty programs include 15 hours of classroom English language training and practice per week.

English language classes are taught by highly qualified and experienced ESL instructors.  From business to performing arts, museums to photography, participants can delve deeper into their interests, while also improving their English language speaking skills.

  • ESL + Finance/Business:
    This program offers the opportunity to meet with business and financial experts, visit Wall Street and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, and learn techniques that only insiders know about. 
  • ESL + Photography:
    With New York City as the ultimate backdrop, students will enhance their photography skills by learning the digital editing software they will use to create a portfolio.
  • ESL + Performing Arts:
    Students will engage in master classes and discussions with professional Broadway actors, choreographers, and stage managers. 
  • ESL + Museums:
    Students will view exhibitions of historical, scientific, artistic, and cultural collections at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the American Museum of Natural History. 
  • ESL + NYC Experience:
    Students will visit the Empire State Building, Times Square, the Statue of Liberty and other iconic cityscapes in this program, which offer eye-catching views that make for an overall unforgettable experience.

Through these courses, you will improve your ability to speak English, while also enjoying spectacular experiences in New York City. Manhattan College's English Language/Specialty Programs will help you to combine English modalities, and improve other skills. Our two-week intensive programs contain sessions in English as a second language, and exposure to a diversity of areas such as: finance, performing arts, museums & history, and photography, as well as field trips to some of New York's most eye-catching views.

Program Schedule

Select what is best for your schedule and skill. Programs are offered in June, July, and August.

Specific dates in 2019: 
June 23-July 6
July 7-20
July 21-August 3
August 4-17

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

8AM-9AM
Breakfast

8AM-9AM
Breakfast
8AM-9AM
Breakfast
8AM-9AM
Breakfast
8AM-9AM
Breakfast
9AM - 10AM
Speaking
9AM - 10AM
Speaking
9AM - 10AM
Speaking
9AM - 10AM
Speaking
9AM - 10AM
Speaking
10AM - 11AM
Writing & Listening
10AM - 11AM
Writing & Listening
10AM - 11AM
Writing & Listening
10AM - 11AM
Writing & Listening
10AM - 11AM
Writing & Listening
11AM - 12PM
ESL Topic
11AM - 12PM
ESL Topic
11AM - 12PM
ESL Topic
11AM - 12PM
ESL Topic
11AM - 12PM
ESL Topic
12PM - 1PM
Lunch
12PM - 1PM
Lunch
12PM - 1PM
Lunch
12PM - 1PM
Lunch
12PM - 1PM
Lunch
1PM - 4PM
Specialty Activity
1PM - 4PM
Specialty Activity
1PM - 4PM
Specialty Activity
1PM - 4PM
Specialty Activity
1PM - 4PM
Specialty Activity

Tuition

Two-week program: $1,500
Housing Cost

$1,480
Includes: breakfast & lunch, local public transportation (MTA subway and bus), on campus double room, hallway bathroom


Application Deadline

Students should submit a registration by April 16, 2019 with a $100 non-refundable application fee. Click on "Register" link below.
For group rates contact infonc@manhattan.edu 

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