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With four branches in one of the most dynamic cities in the world, NYLC offers unparalleled English language instruction to students of all levels. Founded in 1985, NYLC has established itself as one of the largest and most respected English language schools in the New York area. Each year, we help thousands of students from over 100 countries not only learn English, but live English. Whether you call New York your home or will be visiting New York from abroad, you will find that our economical and convenient courses make NYLC the ideal choice for your language education. Additionally, the staff at NYLC works to ensure that your student experience in New York is enjoyable, valuable, and unforgettable.

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New York Language Center's mission is to provide high quality, affordable English classes to international students in a supportive, friendly atmosphere where students come first.

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Whether you're looking for a rich cultural experience or superior language education, you'll find both in the exciting environment of NYLC. Here are some of the reasons you'll be glad you chose NYLC:

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  • A Wealth of Experience, a Reputation for Excellence
  • Locations Throughout New York City
  • Affordable Cost
  • Convenient Schedules
  • Certificate You're Proud to Present
  • Quality Control
Alienor Manhattan - Midtown

"I have spent the most amazing 10 months of my life! I'm from France and my English was terrible when I came here. However, thanks to the teachers,and the excellent way of teaching, I have learned more in 10 months than in 8 years in France! I'll never forget how friendly everybody is here. It's so hard to leave..." view all »

Yifu Zhang Manhattan - Midtown

"I should say thanks to New York Language Center, because my English speaking is improve a lot when the time I studied.And I also learn a lot about how to communicate well with people.Thanks to my teacher Paras,he made me give up pressure in test.And thanks to my teacher Bruce,he improve a lot my writing.I should also..." view all »

HaiFeng Xu Manhattan - Midtown

" I like this school. When I first came here, I have many problems in English and I didn't know what people say.But after 3 months, I'm surprise that my English improve a lot. Now I can talk with local people.I'm very happy."

Essameldin Elesawy Manhattan - Midtown

"Actually it is a nice experience for me here in NYC specially my study in NYLC .i really enjoyed the classes ,here in the center people were helpful .For my point of view i see that iam doing better now with your help but unfortunately it short time .ill plan to come again but with my friends because ill recommend..." view all »

Nora Roitberg Manhattan - Upper West Side

"Great experience, great team and great teachers! Thank you everybody! Nora"

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