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BIR Training Center is the destination of choice for students from around the globe interested in personalized English-language instruction and TOEFL preparation. We also offer comprehensive programs in fast-growing technical and business fields. BIR Training Center has 3 locations throughout Chicago. Our 3 campuses are situated in unique and attractive areas around the city. All of our locations are accessible by public transportation. Our students enjoy all the excitement and conveniences the city has to offer: bustling nightlife, fascinating cultural activities, an excellent public transportation system, and of course, beautiful Lake Michigan.

Devon Ave Campus lies on the north side of Chicago in a quiet residential area. Devon is our main campus and includes computer labs, administrative offices, and a TOEFL iBT testing center. We also have locations in Wabash Ave and Belmont Ave. Free parking lot are available across the street from BIR on Devon Ave Campus. Pay lots are available within one block or BIR location in the loop at the Wabash Ave. Campus, and there is free street parking at our Belmont Campus.


School / Office Address: Devon Ave
Chicago
Illinois
USA
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Directions / Instructions:

A: CTA Buses: 11, 82, 84, 155 CTA Trains: Red Line Brown Line (transfer to CTA buses) B: CTA Buses: 77, 86, 91,152 CTA Trains: Blue Line (transfer to CTA buses) C: CTA Buses: 3, 4, 10, 62, 146 CTA Trains: Red Line, Green Line, Orange Line

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ABC Languages - Bronx, Westchester County NY & Southern CT
Courses / Programs
• Do you need to improve your English language skills? If you live in The Bronx, Westchester County NY or Southern Connecticut, you can take private or semi-private English lessons with ABC Languages.

• Our qualified and highly-experienced ESL tutors can design a curriculum that will help you to meet your specific goals. Improve your job opportunities or simply make communicating in English in your everyday life easier!

• Private lessons mean you can learn at your own pace and according to your own schedule.

• Choose to meet your English language teacher from once a week to every day. It's entirely up to you! One-on-one / small group English lessons can take place at your home, office or agreed location.

Locations for private lessons include:

• The Bronx, NYC

• Westchester County NY
Ardsley, Bedford, Bedford Hills, Bethel, Briarcliff Manor, Bronxville, Brookfield, Cortlandt, Croton-on Hudson, Darien, Dobbs Ferry, Eastchester, Elmsford, Greenwich, Harrison, Hastings-on Hudson, Irvington, Katonah, Larchmont, Mamaroneck, Montrose, Mount Kisco, Mount Pleasant, Mount Vernon, New Canaan, New Rochelle, Newtown, North Salem, Ossining, Peekskill, Pelham Manor, Pleasantville, Pound Ridge, Purchase, Redding, Rye Brook, Scarsdale, Shelton, Sleepy Hollow, Southport, Stratford, Tarrytown, Tuckahoe, Weston, Wilton, Yonkers, Yorktown, White Plains..

• Fairfield County CT
Bridgeport, Danbury, Darien, Greenwich, New Canaan, Newtown, Norwalk, Southport, Stamford.. (Contact us about your city or area)
Private / Semi-Private English Language Lessons:
• Private & Semi-Private English classes for adults: Basic English for beginners; Intermediate-level English classes; Advanced English lessons

• Preparation for TOEFL, TOEIC exams

• Private / Semi-Private ESL tutoring for K-12 students

• Corporate English training for business professionals & organizations

Online English Classes via Skype for students & families

Foreign / Second Language Classes:
• Spanish, French, Mandarin Chinese, Japanese, Portuguese, German, Russian, Polish, Greek, Arabic, Farsi, Hindi, Vietnamese, Korean..
Kaplan International Huntington Beach
Courses / Programs
• Learn English in Huntington Beach, Orange County - One of the most popular tourist destinations in Southern California!

• Kaplan International is an ACCET-accredited English language school with more than 40 campuses in 8 countries worldwide. We provide a wide range of English (ESL) programs to adults and college students from around the globe.

• Kaplan International ESL classes are taught by experienced, professional tutors at basic beginner to advanced levels. 

• Our Huntington Beach campus is situated in Golden West College - just 40 miles south of Los Angeles, and close to Westminster, Garden Grove, Santa Ana, Fountain Valley, Costa Mesa, and Newport Beach. Students can make short trips to world-famous Southern California attractions such as Disneyland, Knott’s Berry Farm and Universal Studios!

• Our English language schools in California are accredited by ACCET. Kaplan International also has schools in Los Angeles (Whittier and Westwood) as well as California-based campuses in San Diego, San Francisco, Berkeley, and Santa Barbara.

Student Review:
”I chose this school because it is safe and near the beach. The city is very clean and the weather is so good. It’s quiet and the people are friendly.”
- Ali, Kaplan Huntington Beach student
English Language Courses for Adults & College Students:

For basic beginner to advanced learners

• General English courses

• General English Academic Semester/Year

• Intensive English courses

• Intensive English Academic Semester/Year

• Business English training

• Vacation English lessons

• TOEFL Preparation and Academic English

• GRE Exam preparation
A F International School of Languages, Thousand Oaks
Courses / Programs
A F International School of Languages is a quality English school located in the Westlake Village area of the city of Thousand Oaks in Ventura County CA (in the northwestern part of the Greater Los Angeles Area).

We provide a range of beginner to advanced level ESL programs to students from around the world. We teach all levels of Intensive English, TOEFL exam preparation, and English for Professionals (Business English). We are also ETS- certified for the TOEFL iBt test.

Our courses combine grammar, vocabulary building, reading, writing, listening and speaking skills. Small classes (average 12, maximum 15 students) guarantee that you will receive a high level of personal attention and maximum learning opportunities.

Our goal is to provide a quality English programs with a dedicated staff to students from all over the world that they may achieve their educational goals.

At A F International School of Languages, we provide students with a high-quality academic environment, and supportive educational counseling.

A F International School of Languages is accredited by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation (CEA), and authorized by the Dept. of Homeland Security to issue the I-20 for Student visa applicants.

We also have an English language school called A F International College, which is conveniently situated in the Koreatown district, close to Downtown Los Angeles.
English Language (ESL) Courses for Adults:

- Intensive English Program (IEP): Taught at 5 levels: Beginning ESL, Low-Intermediate ESL, Intermediate ESL, High Intermediate ESL, Advanced ESL.

Choose from a 72-hour or a 96-hour program per level. Each level comprises 3 sessions, and each session is 4 weeks long.

- TOEFL iBt Preparation: 96 hours per 4-week session (24 hours per week). It can be taken for up to 12 weeks.

- English for Professionals: 24 hours over 4 weeks (6 hours per week).
American Language Programs, Florida
Courses / Programs
• Learn English in Florida with American Language Programs (ALP)!

• With courses available in Orlando, Miami, Boca Raton, Palm Beach & Kissimmee, we provide English language immersion homestay programs where the student stays in the home of their qualified English tutor.

• Whether you are a total beginner or have an advanced level of English, your English classes are designed to meet your individual needs. We teach students from around the world between the ages of 12 - 80. 

• Lessons are offered at the convenience and agreement of both student and teacher. The family provides all meals plus they offer a minimum of one excursion per week. All of our teachers/homes are carefully inspected to ensure student comfort and safety.

• Our fees are competitive and lower than many other English programs. Students select the time of year, the number of study hours, and the level of their program. ALP is structured with the student in mind.

Student Testimonial:
"It's a wonderful way to improve one's English painlessly and discover the "real American life."  During my third stay, I studied to take the TOEFL test; I obtained a score of 577 our of 587.  I recommend this method."
- Benedicte, France
- Standard English Immersion Homestay program: 15, 20 or 25 hours English study per week with homestay / meals included.

- Business & Specialized Vocabulary: These programs are designed for the busy executive / professional

- Deluxe / 4-Star Course: This program includes the standard and business & specialized vocabulary programs while also offering the finest accommodations and meals

- Customized English programs designed according to your specific needs.

- English exam preparation courses (TOEFL, GRE, GED, LLM)
Harvest English Institute, Los Angeles
Courses / Programs
• An established ESL training provider, Harvest English Institute (HEI) offers beginner to advanced programs for local and international students.

• The Harvest English Institute Los Angeles campus is situated on Wilshire Boulevard in the Koreatown neighborhood of Central LA.

• Harvest English Institute welcomes students from all over the world, and is authorized by the U.S. government to accept international students (to issue an I-20 form for a F-1 student visa application).

Why choose Harvest English Institute?

There are plenty of reasons to choose Harvest English Institute (HEI) for your English language adventure!

Not only do we offer state-of-the-art technology in our classrooms with interactive TV's and smartboards, our skilled instructors also provide students with proficiency at record speed.

Our students receive their class notes by email, covering all the topics discussed. Our programs are also based on the official CEFR framework, helping students improve their reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills.

With our four English language schools across the USA (in Los Angeles, California; Newark & Long Branch, New Jersey; and Orlando, Florida), learning English as a second language has never been so fun and unique!

Student Review:
“Being a student at Harvest Institute is a great experience because of the people that I have met here and the knowledge that will give me many more opportunities in my future career."
- Kassia, Poland
English Language Courses: 

• Intensive English Program (Beginner, Intermediate, High Intermediate & Advanced Levels)
• TOEFL iBT Exam Preparation course
• Supplemental courses in Pronunciation, Conversation, and Writing
• Business English classes
• Recreational English for non- F-1 (student visas) which are 16 hours or less in length
• Private English lessons for adults, colleges students, healthcare & business professionals
• Summer English courses
New York English Academy, Manhattan
Courses / Programs
• Learn English in Manhattan with New York English Academy (NYEA) - a leading English language school that is authorized by the NY State Education Department.

• Our English language school is conveniently located three blocks north of Wall Street in Lower Manhattan.

• NYEA provides a range of full-time and part-time English courses to international students from around the world, as well as non-native English speakers living in New York.

• Our English courses are available to students of all levels - from basic beginner to advanced.

• Course options include Standard English, TOEFL iBT exam preparation, Business English, and Summer English classes that include sightseeing tours of the Big Apple - New York City!

• Course schedules are extremely flexible, and students can avail of morning & afternoon study options.

• Our full-time English courses range between 1 and 48-week study periods.

• On arrival, you will take a placement test to determine your level. You will be placed in the class that best suits you.

Student Review / Testimonial:
"My teachers helped me a lot, especially with pronunciation. The movies every Friday or the field trips helped me a lot in listening and understanding. Also, the environment of the school is wonderful!"
Evgenia, Greece
English Language Courses
Beginners to Advanced Students

• Full-time Standard English courses (20 / 18 hours per week)
• Part-time Standard English courses (14 hours per week)
• TOEFL iBT preparation (4 or 8-week course)
• Short-term Summer English courses (1-8 weeks)
• Business English (4 weeks)
• Conversation & Pronunciation (4 hours per week)
• Slang & Idioms (4 hours per week)
• Private English lessons
• TEFL / TESOL English teacher training

The minimum age for enrollment is 16. Minors (below the age of 18) require parent or guardian consent.