Private, semi-private and special group classes
Individual instruction in English is available for students who want a more customized program. Instruction can take place at the student’s workplace, at home or at the Institute.
A private tutorial is the instruction of one student. The instruction can be designed to the individual’s needs and goals of learning English. Each session is a minimum of 2 instructional hours. Meeting days, times and places can be flexible.
$42 per hour, books and materials are extra, travel surcharges may apply.
A semi-private tutorial is the simultaneous instruction of two students by one teacher in English. Both students need to be at the same level and follow the same curriculum which can be designed to meet the students’ needs and goals. Each session is a minimum of 2 instructional hours. Meeting days, times and places can be flexible.
$25 per hour per student, books and materials are extra, travel surcharges may apply.
Special Group Class:
A special group class consists of three or more students on the same English level who are instructed together. Often times, a special group class is arranged and paid for by an organization or an employer and takes place off-site. Each session is a minimum of 2 instructional hours. Special group classes usually follow a regular schedule.
$75 per hour, books and materials are extra, travel surcharges may apply.
To enroll in any of our English Programs, the student needs to complete an application and pay a $50 application fee. The minimum age is 14. The application can be completed online by going to our Online Application page, or the paper Application Form can be downloaded, printed, and mailed or faxed in. Prospective students may also come to our school and apply in person. Please indicate your preferred day(s) and times. Once we receive the application, we will contact the prospective student to discuss his or her needs and goals.
All new students are required to take a placement test at the institute to determine their level. This test is not given online. Preferably, it should be taken before the first day of class at the institute during the following hours:
Monday-Thursday: 9 am – 7 pm
Friday: 9 am – 3:30 pm
Saturday: 9 am – 12:30 pm
No appointment necessary.
Please be advised that if a student needs to cancel a tutorial or class, he or she must do so at least 24 hours before the scheduled time (Friday by noon for any classes scheduled on Saturday, Sunday or Monday) to avoid paying for the tutorial or class. Unused credits and prepaid classes will be forfeited six months after last attendance.
Tutorials or classes can be held off-site. There is a $10 travel surcharge per session for classes held inside the beltway and $16 per session for classes outside the beltway.
Please contact our Admissions Office at (202) 362-2505 or firstname.lastname@example.org.