English schools in the USA and Canada
Learn English in the Heart of New York City
Welcome to our website! ASA offers unparalleled English instruction by outstanding teachers who have successfully helped thousands of students learn the language.
The ASA method focuses on speaking, listening, writing and reading English for real-life situations.
Starting from your first class, you'll be speaking, reading and communicating in English. Classes are dynamic and fun, so you'll have many opportunities to immediately practice what you're learning.
You'll also be able to explore New York's exciting cultural, recreational, and arts activities with your classmates and new friends.
Authorized by the U.S. Department of Immigration to enroll non-immigrant foreign students, ASA is one of New York City's leaders in English language instruction.
Whether you currently live in the area or will move here from abroad, you'll see that our proven teaching methods and affordable programs make ASA an invigorating place to learn English.
And, after you complete your English language program, you'll be eligible to enroll in one of ASA's specialized, career-focused, 2-year college degree programs.
So we invite you to join our community of international students from over 75 countries! Discover everything New York City has to offer, as you learn English at ASA.
Accreditations and Approvals:
ASA is accredited by the following New York State and regional authorities:
New York State Education Department
Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools
New York State Board of Regents
New students take the ACT Compass/ESL college entrance exam to determine their current level of proficiency and ensure correct class placement.
Why Choose ASA?
Highly qualified, professional instructors who care
All teachers are native English speakers
Classes & Course Work
20 hours of instruction per week
Small class sizes
Convenient class times (morning, afternoon, and evening)
Unlimited free English tutorials
10 levels of English proficiency
Fun and exciting environment
Study in the heart of Manhattan
Safe, central location
Located near all major subways, buses and commuter trains
A quick walk or subway ride from NYC's major attractions, including the Empire State Building, Times Square, Statue of Liberty, United Nations, Central Park, Rockefeller Center, Madison Square Garden, Greenwich Village, South Street Seaport, all museums, and Broadway theaters