English Lessons in New York

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Did you know that English speakers pronounce the letter combination "ough" in nine different ways? Here they all are in action: "A rough-coated, dough-faced, thoughtful ploughman strode through the streets of Scarborough; after falling into a slough, he coughed and hiccoughed." Does this sound challenging to master? Well, don’t worry; after taking some lessons with our professional instructors, you’ll pronounce these words as though you were a native speaker!

Start learning English in New York City to take advantage of the many professional, social, and cultural opportunities the language will open up for you. Giants of business and industry, like Pepsico, Morgan Chase, and IBM, have headquarters in NYC and use English as their working language, requiring their employees to be proficient. So, broaden your professional horizons and boost your CV by learning English today! Our native-speaking instructors will prepare personalized lessons for you to learn English with fun, interactive, real-life materials that help you become fluent in a short time. And if you are looking for opportunities to practice your new skills after your lessons, you can always join one of the very many language exchange groups, like the New York English Practice Meetup, to make new friends while speaking in English!

Further, learning English will not only be useful if you are living in New York City. Approximately 20% of the Earth’s population speaks English as a first or second language, which makes it the most spoken language worldwide. In other words, by becoming proficient in English, you will be able to communicate with people almost anywhere on the planet. Reach out to Listen & Learn today to know more about our face-to-face or online courses and start feeling like a New Yorker in no time!

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Skype Online 1-to-1 (Individual) General or Business English

Our native speaker qualified English language teachers can train you and your colleagues at your office or home at a time to suit you. Classes can be any day of the week (even weekends) in the morning, afternoon or evening. In certain circumstances, if your home or office is not suitable, you can take your classes at the trainer's office. Lesson books are provided. Inquire now about our English Courses or Take A Free English Level Test

Skype Online Group (Closed or Open) General or Business English

2 or more people can benefit studying English together as these English lessons are also offered to groups (Two-to-One English Lesson or Small Group In-Company English Lesson). Every student must have the same degree of knowledge of the language, the same business or language needs and the ability to study at the same time and place as everybody else. The booking has to be made for all students at the same time. Listen & Learn do not advocate group sessions of more than 6-8 people, though Taster English Lessons can be experienced by up to 12 people. Inquire now about our English Courses or Take A Free English Level Test

Face-to-Face 1-to-1 (Individual) General English

English lessons of this type are broader and are aimed towards students with a variety of requirements. While all beginner level students will cover survival English - needed for short visits to countries where English isn't widely spoken, or if you wish to 'go local'; those studying English usually go in different directions at this point, depending on what they need. Those who have benefitted from these English classes have been those investing in or buying property overseas, those married to overseas nationals, people setting off on a round-the-world trip, enthusiasts in English culture, and those enthusiastic to pass a specific exam in English. Inquire now about our English Courses or Take A Free English Level Test

Face-to-Face 1-to-1 (Individual) Business English

These lessons in English are meant for those that feel that learning English would make a change in their work. For starters, it is expedient to learn how to say hello/goodbye, as well as basic business protocol; once the basics have been mastered, reading and writing come to the fore. Students who have greatly benefitted have been involved in import/export, international negotiations and acquisitions, jobseekers in multinational companies where another language is required, and those working in the international academia and government circuits. Even on our most fundamental beginner's lesson, students can anticipate ending the lesson with basic telephone English and e-mail English skills for communicating, as well as survival English if a short visit to the country is needed. Inquire now about our English Courses or Take A Free English Level Test

Face-to-Face Closed (Private) Group General or Business English

Lessons in English are also accessible for 2 or more studying in tandem (Two-to-One English Lesson or Small Group In-Company English Lesson). All those involved must have around the same experience of the language, similar needs of areas of proficiency, and must be able to work at the same time and place. Bookings must be made for all students at the same time. Listen & Learn do not advise classes of more than 6-8 people, although In-Company Taster English sessions can be run with as many as 12 people. Inquire now about our English Courses or Take A Free English Level Test

Face-to-Face Open Group General English Lessons

If there are 2 or more of you with the same level of English, the same targets within the language, and be able to study at the same time and location, then you'll be happy to know that these English lessons can also be made available for Two-to-One English Lessons or Small Group In-Company English Lessons. Listen & Learn do not generally recommend classes of more than 6-8 people, although Taster lessons in English can run with up to 12 people. Bookings must be made for all participants at the same time. Inquire now about our English Courses or Take A Free English Level Test

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English Language Essentials


English Slang Words & Phrases

  • 1) O.D.
  • 2) Feezy
  • 3) Tweak


The Easiest Things About Learning English

  • 1) 1 in 7 people speak it.
  • 2) Nouns have no gender.
  • 3) It's closely related to other Germanic and Romance languages.


The Most Difficult Things About Learning English

  • 1) Words aren't always spelled as they sound.
  • 2) There are multiple exceptions to English's grammar rules.
  • 3) The English language boasts a multitude of synonyms.


3 Surprising Facts About English

  • 1) A new word is created once every two minutes.
  • 2) The word mortgage means “death pledge.”
  • 3) A pangram is a sentence that contains every letter in the alphabet.


Top 3 mistakes English students make

  • 1) Using the wrong preposition.
  • 2) Improperly using articles.
  • 3) Using the incorrect word order in questions.


Top English Dialects

  • 1) American
  • 2) British
  • 3) Australian