International Language Institute

Teaching Languages since 1970

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Welcome to ILI!

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Day, Evening and Saturday Programs

If learning English in Washington, D.C. is your goal, you have come to the right place!  We offer a wide variety of English programs ranging from our intensive day program with 25 hours per week and 12 different levels to customized private lessons with your own private English tutor.  Since 1970, the International Language Institute has taught English to thousands of students from all parts of the world. ILI has become known for its excellent teaching and friendly atmosphere and is committed to providing quality language instruction as well as the help, services, and support our students need to study effectively in the United States. We are authorized to issue the I-20 form for foreign F-1 visa students who wish to come to the United States to study English.

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Foreign Languages

Group Classes, Private Tutorials and On-Site

10-week group classes in Arabic, Chinese Mandarin, Farsi, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish.  Private, semi-private and special group classes in any language, in-house or on-site.

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Test Preparation

Intensive, Evening & Saturday Classes

Standardized test preparation classes for TOEFL, GRE, and GMAT.

We specialize in preparing international students for these college entrance exams. We offer intensive group courses and private tutorials.

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Certificate Program

With a practical focus, this teacher training class will prepare and equip you to teach English as a Second Language in the United States and abroad. The 120-hour course centers on practice in teaching the four basic language skills of reading, writing, speaking and listening, and the sub skills of vocabulary, pronunciation, and grammar. The course lasts 8 weeks and costs $1750 which includes books & course materials. The class is on Tuesday & Thursday nights from 6PM-9PM.

Note: This program is not for F-1 visa students who need an I-20 form.

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English in the USA

ILI is a member of AAIEP