Private, semi-private, and special group classes
Individual instruction in English is available for students who want a more customized program. Instruction
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.
$48 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.
$28 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. Oftentimes, 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 $75 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 to determine their level. Students take this test online. The instructions on how to take our placement test will be emailed once we have received your paid application.
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 9 am 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 the 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 [email protected].