ESL Classes

Study American English

Speak like College Students

With US college professors online and in person our live virtual/in-person classes offer a combination of the American Communicative method and the Traditional European school of learning.

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Each Level is a 12-week course. The ESL levels we offer are lined up with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) A1-C2.

Basic words and phrases, simple interactions.


You can understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type. You can introduce yourself and others and you can ask and answer questions about personal details, such as where you live, people you know and things you have. You can interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.


You can understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment). You can communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters. You can describe in simple terms aspects of your background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate basic need.

Everyday conversation, complex topics


You can understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc. You can deal with most situations likely to arise whilst travelling in an area where the language is spoken. You can produce simple connected text on topics that are familiar or of personal interest. You can describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes and ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.


You can understand the main ideas of complex texts on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in your field of specialization. You can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party. You can produce clear, detailed texts on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.

Proficient language use, building argument in a presentation TOEFL/IELTS Prep


You can understand a wide range of demanding, longer texts, and recognize implicit meaning. You can express yourself fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions. You can use language flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes. You can produce clear, well-structured, detailed text on complex subjects, showing controlled use of organizational patterns, connectors and cohesive devices.


You can understand with ease virtually everything heard or read. You can summarize information from different spoken and written sources, reconstructing arguments and accounts in a coherent presentation. You can express yourself spontaneously, very fluently and precisely, differentiating finer shades of meaning even in the most complex situations.

find out your level of English before you Choose an English language course?

Read carefully the instructions before you take the test.

Do you want to find out your level of English before you enroll in an English language course?

Take the free online English test. The Test will help you evaluate a wide range of English language skills, from grammar to listening.

Before starting the test, make sure your speakers are on, or that you have a pair of headphones ready for the listening section.

The test will take about 10 to 15 minutes, and once it’s done, you’ll receive an instant score that will give you a good idea of your English level.

If you wish to receive detailed results and feedback on your answers at the end of the test, you can provide your email at the end of the test.

If your result is A1 or A2 sign up for ”Beginners Program”

If your result is B1 or B2 sign up for ”Intermediate Program”

If your result is C1 or C2 sign up for ”Advanced Program”

ESL Program Overview

The Intensive English Program is a non-credit program offered throughout the year, Fall, Spring, and Summer.
12 week sessions, 2/hour long lessons twice a week.

A series of 12-14 week sessions with 1-2/hour long lessons 1-2 times per week will give you the basic and more advanced skills in Conversation, Grammar as well as comprehensive exposure to American Culture. The US based college level instructors will help you plunge into the structure of the English Language with a focus on relevance and appropriateness of language forms to various socio-cultural settings.
We have the capacity to personalize your course. Through interesting and engaging lessons you will gain confidence in conversation skills practicing speaking, listening, reading and writing and learn to use appropriate English in specific situations.

The US based college level instructors will help you plunge into the structure of the English Language with a focus on relevance and appropriateness of language forms to various socio-cultural settings.


Day, afternoon & evening schedules in Fall, Winter, or Spring

9 am – 10 pm

Faculty at Haverford International School

Our highly qualified teachers bring their expertise from a variety of US Colleges and Universities. They deliver creative and energetic classes, with dynamic and motivating assignments, designed to build upon the students’ strength. You will experience unbending support and encouragement from our teachers who will build your confidence as you advance towards fluency. They will create a relaxed and informal classroom environment in which every student feels comfortable to color their learning process with their individuality. Professionally designed syllabus incorporated the most advanced textbooks, which teachers supplement with authentic resources such as newspapers, videos, internet.

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List of English Courses Offered

• Beginner IEP 101
• Advanced Beginner IEP 102
• Pre-Intermediate IEP 201
• Intermediate IEP 202
• Advanced Intermediate IEP 301
• Advanced IEP 302
• TOEFL/IELTS* IEP 401 – 402
• College Essay Writing CP501
• College Academic Vocabulary CP502
• Citizenship Prep Course AEP 100

*Test of English as a Foreign Language or TOEFL is a standardized test of English language proficiency for non-native English language speakers wishing to enroll in U.S. universities. You will find comprehensive information about TOEFL here.

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