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Courses - English Language Institute

The English Language Institute at NYIT has five levels.  The lowest level is for students who have little to no basic English skills.  The other four levels are aimed at improving your English for academic purposes.

Placement into these level is based on your IELTS or TOEFL examination scores.  If you have not taken either of these examinations, you will take the ACT Compass examination upon your admission to our program.  IELTS or TOEFL scores are not necessary for admission into the ELI. However, IELTS or TOEFL scores are necessary for admission to a degree program at NYIT.

Please contact us at eli@nyit.edu if you have any questions.

2015-2016 Information

6 Level - ESLI 067 - Introduction to English

IELTS / TOEFL1

Semester Schedule

Info

Cost2

IELTS
0-4.0

TOEFL
PBT: 310-397
CBT: 0-91
iBT: 0-29

25 hours per week
15 weeks

Fall
September-December

Spring
January-May

Summer
May-July

Intensive English immersion program for beginners with little to no background in English.  This level will dramatically improve your basic English skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing.  Completing this level will give you the basic English you need for everyday life in the United States.

$6,250 per Semester

**includes books and tuition**

 

7 Level - ESLI 077 and 078 - Introduction to Academic English

IELTS / TOEFL1

Semester Schedule

Info

Cost2

IELTS
4.5

TOEFL
PBT: 398-416
CBT: 92-103
iBT: 30-35

20 hours per week
15 weeks

Fall
September-December

Spring
January-May

Summer
May-July

Intensive English instruction for beginning learners of English for academic purposes. This level will introduce you to listening, speaking, reading, and writing critically in an English-speaking classroom. Our goal is to prepare you for your academic career in English.

$5,500 per Semester

**includes books and tuition**

 

8 Level - ESLI 086, 087, and 088 - Intermediate Academic English

IELTS / TOEFL1

Semester Schedule

Info

Cost2

IELTS
5.0

TOEFL
PBT: 417-449
CBT: 104-132
iBT: 36-45

18 hours per week
15 weeks

Fall
September-December

Spring
January-May

Summer
May-July

Intensive English instruction for intermediate learners of English for academic purposes. This level will improve your listening, speaking, reading, and writing critically for academic purposes. If you are an undergraduate student, completing this level will allow you to enter your academic program. If you are a graduate student, you are allowed take one course in your academic program.

$4,725

**tuition only**

 

9 Level - ESLI 096, 097, and 098 - Advanced Academic English

IELTS / TOEFL1

Semester Schedule

Info

Cost2

IELTS
5.5

TOEFL
PBT: 450-549
CBT: 133-212
iBT: 46-78

18 hours per week
15 weeks

Fall
September-December

Spring
January-May

Summer
May-July

Intensive English instruction for advanced learners of English for academic purposes. The courses will improve your listening, speaking, reading, and writing for academic purposes. If you are an ELI only student, you will take ESLI-096, Aspects of American Culture, to increase your critical thinking skills in English and to learn more about American culture.

If you are a graduate student with NYIT, you will take advanced reading, writing, listening, and speaking and be allowed to take one or two courses in your academic program.

English Only (3 Classes) $4,725

Graduate Students (2 Classes) $3,150

**tuition only**

 

500 Level - ESLI 595, 596, or 597 - Career English for Graduate Students

IELTS / TOEFL1

Semester Schedule

Info

Cost2

Promoted from 9 level

4 hours per week
15 weeks

Fall
September-December

Spring
January-May

Summer
May-July

Upon completion of the 9 level, students who wish to obtain a master’s degree must complete one additional course to prepare themselves for their advanced degrees at the New York Institute of Technology. You will be placed into one of the following English courses:

  • Technical English
  • Business English
  • American Culture in Film

$1,385

**tuition only**

1 TOEFL or IELTS scores are required for all graduate students. TOEFL and IELTS scores are not required for admission to ELI. Students will be placed in an appropriate level based on ACT Compass scores after arrival at the New York Institute of Technology.

2 The costs listed are for English Language Institute classes only and do not include classes taken outside of the English Language Institute. Students are responsible for purchasing the appropriate technology for online classroom instruction. Some courses will require students to buy their own books. Tuition for the ELI is subject to slight increases; however, the information on this website should be accurate.

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