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English School in Chicago, Illinois

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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
Email: Contact Us

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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

Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2024-05-13 were from:

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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
Crossing Borders Group, LLC, Texas
Courses / Programs
Learn English in Texas USA with the Crossing Borders Group. We provide English classes for adults, teenagers & children in San Antonio, Houston, Katy, and Spring / The Woodlands. Our courses range from beginners to advanced levels.

Our Intensive / Semi-Intensive English programs feature comprehensive and accredited English classes for students and professionals who want to learn English as a second language. We also offer Corporate / Business English training, as well as a range of Specialized English programs.

Crossing Border English (ESL) classes are customized to meet your needs. Our teachers do a full evaluation of your language skills and needs in order to determine what steps are needed to meet your language-learning goals. With Crossing Borders on your side you will show improvement within your first lesson.

At Crossing Borders, all of our instructors are proven techniques for teaching English as a foreign language. In addition to in-class lessons and activities, you can expect your teacher to assign additional homework to reinforce what you learned in class and enhance your retention.
Intensive English Programs for Adults:
- Intensive English Program (140 hours)
- Semi-Intensive English Program (84 hours)
- Corporate / Business English

Specialized English Courses:
- General English
- English Conversation
- Accent Reduction & American Pronunciation
- TOEFL & IELTS Exam Preparation
- Private & Group classes
- Business English for Students & Professionals
- English classes for Executives
- English classes for the entire family
The Language Academy, Fort Lauderdale
Courses / Programs
• Learn English in the beautiful surroundings of south-east Florida! 

• Located in Ft. Lauderdale, Broward County FL, The Language Academy (TLA) is one of the premiere language institutes in the area. We provide a range of beginner to advanced level English language classes to adults and juniors (ages 11-18) from around the world.

• Courses include General English, Intensive English, TOEFL exam preparation, and more. Personal attention and quality teaching are our top priorities. We know how important learning is for you.

• That is why an English language course at TLA is a total experience in academic, social and cultural life in the U.S., as well as a sound investment in your future.

• Our experienced and qualified teachers focus on your needs, your interests and your goals. You, the learner, are encouraged to participate actively in cultural activities and fully benefit from your visit.

• The Language Academy is accredited by ACCET (Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training), and is recognized by the US Department of Education.

Student Review:
"I had an awesome time at TLA!! The teachers and the staff are very friendly and helpful! I can highly recommend this language school for everyone!!"
- Mario
English Language Courses:
Beginner to Advanced

• General English - 8 levels

• Private / One-on-one English lessons

• University Preparation

• TOEFL, TOEIC, IELTS exam preparation

• Cambridge FCE, CAE, CPE, BEC, & TKT exam preparation

• English for Executives / Business English

• Junior Summer Program for 11-18 year olds

• Homestay program with local host family

• Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian, & German classes
American Language Programs, Inc.
Courses / Programs
• Learn English in the home of your American or Canadian English teacher! American Language Programs (ALP) is a private homestay program which allows you to learn English quickly through our method of total English language immersion.

• You live with your qualified English teacher and receive intensive, private English lessons which are customized to meet your individual needs.

Our English immersion programs are available in:

• Boston, Massachusetts
• New York City, NY / New Jersey
• Honolulu, Hawaii
• Phoenix, Arizona
• Los Angeles & San Francisco, California
• Orlando, Kissimee, Miami, Palm Beach & Boca Raton, Florida
• Vancouver, BC in Canada

• We teach students from around the world between the ages of 12 and 80 at all levels of English - from total beginner to advanced.

• Our ESL programs are available year-round and students can plan a combination of two or more states and/or programs. You set your own schedule from one week to three months and longer stays can also be arranged on request.

• We also offer leisure courses and activities in conjunction with regular immersion course hours for an additional fee.
English Language Courses / ESL Homestay Programs:

• Standard English immersion program: 15, 20 or 25 hours English study per week with homestay / meals included.

• Business & Specialized Vocabulary: This program is designed for the busy executive / professional.

• Deluxe / 4-Star: 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.

• TOEFL, GRE, GED, LLM exam preparation / applications...
Harvest English Institute, Newark, Long Branch NJ & ONLINE
Courses / Programs
• With our four English language schools across the USA (in Newark and Long Branch, New Jersey; Los Angeles, California; and Orlando, Florida), learning English as a second language has never been so fun and unique!

• Established in 1999, Harvest English Institute (HEI) uses a communicative approach and fast-paced methodology that achieves amazing results in a short amount of time.

• Our core goal is to integrate our locally-based and international students with the English Language, American culture and the vibrant American way of life, providing them with the skills and knowledge to become confident English speakers.

• We are also proud to be partnered with top universities around the world.

• Harvest Institute has been recognized as a unique learning institution, for its revolutionary and visionary methods of teaching which branch out to culture and human development.

• Our intensive courses are designed for those who want to learn how to speak fluently, read, and write academic English quickly. Harvest also has a school in Orlando, Florida.

• HEI is authorized to issue I-20 forms for international students to obtain F1 student visas.

Student Review:
"Studying at Harvest Institute has helped me to improve my English. When I first started I thought it would be impossible to learn but the teachers encouraged me from the beginning with the grammar classes combined with Conversation, Pronunciation, and Writing Classes, proving to me that I was capable of learning."
Luhara, Brazil
English Language Programs for Adults:

• Intensive English Program (6 levels - for Beginner, Intermediate, High Intermediate & Advanced learning)
• 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
• TESOL / ESL Certification

ONLINE English Classes: Learn American English part-time from the comfort of your home worldwide.
English School for International Students - New York
Courses / Programs
Learn English in New York City, and connect with the world!

Situated in the Financial District, in the heart of Downtown Manhattan, close to the Brooklyn Bridge and Wall Street, New York is an accredited English language school providing English courses at beginner to advanced levels to adult students from around the world.

Our quality English courses are taught by experienced teachers who must have a university degree, a recognized teaching certificate and relevant teaching experience. All instructors are native English speakers.

Flexible study options
are available, and you get to choose your schedule from a range of courses. Personalize your learning experience by selecting courses to suit your language level, and satisfy your own interests and goals.

"Learning English is essential to get into the engineering school that I want to attend. It’s very important for my future. I came to improve my level in English, and open my mind to dealing with new cultures. It’s for sure the best experience of my life!"
- Benoit, France
Academic English:
• English For Academic Purposes
• Academic Writing
• English Grammar
• Study Skills
• University Pathway Programs, & more

English Test Preparation:
• IELTS Prep
• TOEFL Prep
• GRE/GMAT Prep

English Communication:
• Conversation
• Listening
• Pronunciation
• Public Speaking
• Vocabulary, & more

Business English:
• General Business English
• Business Writing
• Business Interview / Presentation Skills
• English for Advertising / Marketing, & more

Specialized ESL Programs:
• Private English Lessons
• Customized Group English Packages