English Course in New York for adults 18+ and 30+

English course in New York

In the big apple, with style

Information on the English School in New York

The English School of New York is probably the best located language school in the city and can be found in the heart of Manhattan, close to the amazing Times Square.

New York offers you an array of life experiences, both educational and cultural. Following a language course in one of the most modern and dynamic cities in the world will take you on an adventure! Come and explore the ‘Big Apple’ along with other students!

You’ll be taught by some of the country’s most highly trained and dedicated professionals, and the language centre is brimming with students from all over the globe.

The school has 16 classrooms which are bright and welcoming. A New York City deli, which occupies the ground floor, will welcome you with a variety of food and drink. You’ll have access to free internet (there are 24 computer stations) and free Wi-Fi. There is also a relaxation area with couches, TVs and vending machines, as well as a hall reserved for individual study.

You won’t feel alone - not only will someone be there to meet you when you arrive, but you’ll have someone throughout your stay to make is as fun and as comfortable as possible.

The school is located just a short walk from Grand Central Station and the New York Public Library, as well as a stone’s throw away from many of the iconic buildings and destinations of New York!

You're on the right place!

Why book your language study travel with Full-immersion? Because with us you get:

  • Over 10 years of partnership with EC English ❤️
  • School: EC New York, 1501 Broadway, NY
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  • Accredited schools
  • English USA

What's included?

  • English course and materials
  • Accommodation (optional)
  • International welcome!
  • Support available every day
  • Certificate of frequency and level


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Choose your English course in New York

General, Semi Intensive or Intensive English Course in New York

20, 24, 26, 30 lessons per week - All levels - Flexible duration

[+] This English course teaches students practical English through thematic, interactive and engaging lessons. The program covers all four communication skills: reading, writing, oral expression and comprehension. Included in the course price is also a variety of useful and fun extra-curricular activities and workshops, an ideal way to socialize with classmates and practice your English in New York and other nearby destinations! >> Read more

One to One Lessons in New York

5-40 lessons per week - All levels - 1 lesson = 60 minutes

[+] To make the most of your studying in New York you can integrate some individual English lessons with your group course. Thanks to individually tailored lessons, you will have a double advantage: you can interact with other students in the morning classes, then focus on your individual improvement in the afternoon. Having a tutor at your disposal is very useful. You can focus on your weaknesses (comprehension, speaking, writing, reading, etc.) or develop target vocabulary. >> Read more

English for Work in New York

(20 General + 4 business) tot 24 lessons per week - from Pre-Intermediate - Flexible duration

[+] A well-balanced combination of simulations, tutorials, and thematic lessons are used in this English course in New York. Students learn in a practical and engaging way the language to negotiate a contract, manage human resources, and present business scenarios… you’ll learn how to deal with international work environments, give advice and warnings, and solve problems. This course is devoted exclusively to motivated adult students. >> Read more

TOEFL Exam Preparation Course in New York

20 or 30 lessons per week - from Intermediate - Flexible duration

[+] The TOEFL Preparation Course has no fail mark, but does evaluate the level of English of the candidate. The certificate is valid for 24 months after completion. It is a world-renowned qualification to obtain, and the average proficiency of those who take the test are among Intermediate and Advanced levels. >> Read more

English in the City in New York

24 lessons per week - from Pre-intermediate (only if close to Intermediate) - Flexible duration

[+] This practical English Course is well-structured and grants you the opportunity to explore the language whilst discovering what the city has to offer. This formal approach, combined with the informal, provides a basis on which to begin practicing English in everyday life. You will be starting conversations in no time! The English ‘In the City’ Course delivers a stimulating environment for students. >> Read more

Certify your study stay in New York

What certificates can you get?

At the end of your English language course you will receive a certificate of participation stating the dates, the type of course and the language level you have achieved. This certificate of partecipation is a nice addition to your CV. Remember that to get your level certified and recognised internationally, you will have to take a test like the IELTS or TOEFL, for example. You can apply for your examination directly at school, there are normally 2 sessions every month.

Are you also looking for accommodation?

Tips, tricks and links - Independent accommodation

Distance to School (approximately): - Room type:

[+] No matter why you're after an independent accommodation, maybe that was your first choice anyway, or you simply couldn't find anything available through the school... When the time to find a private accommodation comes, there are some tips and tricks that might come in handy. Find out more about the ... >> Read more

Midtown East - Residence

Distance to School (approximately): 18 - 21 minutes walking - Room types: Twin Room - Single room, private bathroom, private kitchen

[+] Midtown East is a High End residence with tons of amenity spaces, including study areas, classrooms, gym, laundry, rooftop, and more! There are three types of rooms at Midtown East: Single Deluxe Room: A single room furnished with a twin-size bed, closet, desk, and chair. The apartment includes a k ... >> Read more

Host Family

Distance to School (approximately): 25 - 55 minutes public transport - Room types: Single room, breakfast only - Single room, half board - Twin room, breakfast only - Twin room, half board - MANHATTAN Single room, breakfast only - MANHATTAN Single room, half board

[+] Staying with a host family offers you a unique and unforgettable experience – a cultural exchange which will leave you with lasting memories. You’ll be staying at the home of a local family, where you’ll have your own room (single or twin on request) in a sociable and hospitable environment. T ... >> Read more

Extra activities, learn while having fun!

What extra activities are available for the students in New York

Each English Course includes a variety of educational and social activities for free, which are specifically designed to promote linguistic practice and socializing. Activities are ongoing and differ from week to week, involving teachers and participating adult students that come from all around the world. There are also varied activities such as concerts and movie nights that can be purchased directly at the school, so make sure you inquire! Among the free activities, you'll find:

  • Pronunciation Classes;
  • Arts and Food Cultural Evenings;
  • Sports, Walking and Hiking;
  • Guided Tours of surrounding areas and local markets;
  • Focus Groups for conversation practice;
Each week you'll find updates to events and activities being held on the school notice boards.

Why study English in New York

Find out why this destination may be the right choice for you!

New York needs no introduction. You already know its skyline, are familiar with Central Park, Wall Street and Broadway.

It has significant influence over worldwide commerce, finance, fashion, media and politics, and boasts 164 academic institutions with a student population of 623,000!

You won’t have enough time to take in the endless activities it provides, but you’ll have the privilege of watching, learning and tasting some of the most inspired theatre shows, art, and food from people all over the world.

You can try anything, from trapeze classes to aerial yoga and olympic trampolining! The city is incomparable when it comes to energy and excitement

Statistics, some interesting numbers


Does this English course meet what someone of your age and nationality needs? Check it out by comparing the facts.

  • KOREAN22 % 22 %
  • OTHER21 % 21 %
  • JAPANESE18 % 18 %
  • BRAZILIAN13 % 13 %
  • TAIWANESE8 % 8 %
  • SWISS6 % 6 %
  • TURKISH5 % 5 %
  • ITALIAN4 % 4 %
  • COLOMBIAN3 % 3 %
  • RUSSIA3 % 3 %
  • FRENCH2% 2%

Age groups

If you are a student aged between 16 and 18 and are seriously interested in our courses, we may accept your enrollment by evaluating your motivation. In this case, you will need to stay with an authorized guardian or with a host family in a single room with half-board (or in a twin room if you are traveling with a peer of the same sex). A signed consent form is also required, and you must arrange round-trip airport transfers if your arrival and departure are scheduled between 8:00 PM and 8:00 AM. For more details or to discuss your specific situation, please do not hesitate to contact us: we are here to help you find the best solution for your study experience.

  • 16-171 % 1 %
  • 18-2985 % 85 %
  • 30+14% 14%

Structure and timetable of English course in New York

First day in New York

The first day begins at 08:30 with reception, registration and a short language test. The test is nothing to worry about, it’s specifically designed to put you in a class with other students of a similar level to yours. The test will be followed by a session / welcome speech, the handing out of the teaching calendar and other activities, and possibly lessons.

Welcome Package Tipically, on your first day of English course in New York students get a welcome package, including a manual with information about New York , the schedule of classes, some detailed information about your English course in New York , suggestions for free time activities, a list of extra learning activities, the school regulations and some important contact information including the emergency telephone number of the school (which you can contact 24 hours a day during your entire stay).

Welcome Event On the first day of your course  you are invited to a welcome event. This is an excellent opportunity for you to meet other students on your English course and from the school.


As of your second day, you will start with regular classes. Unless you choose the "morning" timetable (green border), you will be assigned to the standard timetable (black border) on Monday morning. With the standard timetable, you will have alternating free time – one day in the afternoon and the next day in the morning. This system is called Double Banking and is the standard timetable at this school.

Useful information about New York

Not to be missed!

  • The Bronx Zoo
  • A Broadway show
  • Shopping on Fifth Avenue
  • A picnic in Central Park
  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Statue of Liberty
  • Empire State Building
  • Times Square
  • Brooklyn Bridge
  • Rockefeller Centre

How to get around New York

The best way to travel lightweight and securely, is to use your mobile and Google Maps to organize your commutes, you probably use it already, but just in case… try it out here: Google maps. 
Also, in most English speaking countries worldwide you can use private transport services such as Uber and Bolt. Please try them out, you will find the Apps on your mobile App store, most students use these services to commute from and to school, sharing the rides with their class mates.

Cost of living, some examples

  • Big Mac $3.39
  • Sandwich $6.00
  • Can of Coca Cola $1.00
  • Coffee in a cafe $3.00
  • 1 litre of milk $1.35
  • 2 litres of water $2.69
  • Loaf of bread $2.00
  • 2 course meal in average restaurant $15.00-$25.00
  • A mobile SIM card $29
  • Cinema Ticket $12

Visas and travel documents

What requirements are there to study in New York

Do you need a Student Visa?

  • NO, if your country is on THIS list, and you are taking a General English group course (20 lessons/week) for less than 90 days, you must get your ESTA online HERE.
  • Student Visa (F1): Generally required for courses exceeding 90 days or for special cases. For short courses, apply for ESTA online if your country is on the list.
General guidelines* for when an F1 Student Visa is required:
  1. Book Your Course in Advance: Plan your course well in advance to ensure availability.
  2. Medical Insurance: If you don't have medical insurance, you can obtain it through our website.
  3. Financial Proof: Prepare proof of direct access to sufficient funds ($3500 per month of stay) to cover your stay, as required by immigration rules.
  4. Payment: Pay at least 30% of the total package cost (it will be fully refunded if your Visa application is rejected and you notify the school in time).
  5. Visa Documentation: Await the I-20 (Invitation) from your chosen school.
  6. Visa Interview: Book your visa interview at the respective embassy or consulate.
*Refer to the U.S. Embassy for official detailed procedures.

Quotes and Bookings - English in New York

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