Intensive English Program (IEP) in the New York Metropolitan Area

intensive-english-books.jpgOur intensive English program consists of 11 English courses, from beginning to advanced levels. The program enables students to communicate effectively in English, as special focus is given to conversation skills. This program is ideal for international students (F-1 visa) and for local students who want to learn English faster.

The program features all the contents of our regular English program plus:

  • business-related vocabulary
  • teacher-led conversation practice
  • grammar

All our English teachers are qualified and experienced professionals, carefully trained in our methodology.

Course duration: 6 weeks per course level. 18.5 hours of class time per week.

Total program duration: 66 weeks (approximately 1 year and 4 months)

Group size: 8 students per class on average (maximum of 15)

Schedule: Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 1 p.m. or from 5:00 p.m. to 10 p.m. (with a short break between classes).

Placement tests: non-beginner level students joining the intensive English program are required to take written and oral placement tests once the student visa (F-1) is approved. 

CCLS, a language school in the New York Metropolitan area since 2003, is accredited by The Commission on English Language Program Accreditation (CEA).

This school is authorized under federal law to enroll nonimmigrant alien students.


Information on how to apply for an I-20 form for the F-1 visa


 Intensive classes starting:

  • May 22
  • July 12
  • August 23
  • October 9
  • November 17
  • January 2, 2024

 Holidays Observed

  • 1/1/23 – New Year’s
  • 5/29/23 – Memorial Day
  • 7/4/23 – Independence Day
  • 9/4/23 – Labor Day
  • 11/23/23 – Thanksgiving
  • 12/25/23 – Christmas


Do you have questions?

Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) page and feel free to contact us.

Accredited by CEA

This school is authorized under federal law to enroll nonimmigrant alien students.