The ESL program provides intensive preparation for challenging college preparatory coursework. The program is uniquely focused to maximize readiness for mainstream placement in competitive independent schools. TOEFL preparation is integrated into the curriculum.
Courses are offered at four levels: beginning, intermediate, advanced intermediate and advanced. Lower level students take courses in reading, writing and conversation. At upper levels, students study literature, writing and a third course. All classes include acquisition of academic vocabulary as well as analytical and critical thinking skills.
Daily grading and evaluation provide essential feedback. Class size is limited to 4-6 students.