English Language Schools in Illinois

ESL Program at Loyola University of Chicago

Loyola University Chicago's English as a Second Language (ESL) Program offers a rigorous, intensive language training program for people who are serious about learning English. With a progressive curriculum and 19 contact hours per week, the ESL Program is ideal for non-native English speakers preparing for undergraduate or graduate academic work in the United States. Students receive support from experienced language instructors and enhance their English skills as a result of superior training and hands-on learning opportunities. ESL courses are offered during the regular academic year and in the summer. The ESL Program is also able to customize courses for groups who have particular language learning goals and needs.

Location:  Chicago, Illinois
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Tutorium in Intensive English
at the University of Illinois at Chicago

Description: Learn English with classmates from 25-30 different countries. Our program is for students who want to learn English rapidly and are willing to work hard. Small classes on University campus. Walking distance to beautiful city center and lake shore parks.

Location:  Chicago, Illinois
Address:   601 South Morgan Street, Room 820
                 Chicago, IL 60607, USA
Tel:           (312) 996-8098
Fax:          (312) 996-4394
Send E-mail to: [email protected]
Visit our Web site at: http://www.uic.edu/depts/tie


American Cultural Exchange in Wheaton

Description: A.C.E. in Wheaton offers strong classroom teaching combined with easy access to cultural learning opportunities in Chicago.

Location:  Wheaton, Illinois
Address:   210 N. Main St., Suite 207
                 Wheaton, IL, USA
Tel:           (630) 221-1024
Fax:          (630) 221-1930
Send E-mail to: [email protected]


English Language Education, Inc.

Description: We are an English language school located in Downtown Chicago that caters to Academic and Business Professionals. Our students are serious adults, intent on improving their English for business. Day and evening classes, intensive as well as private.

Location:  Chicago
Address:   310 S. Michigan Avenue, Suite 1750
                 Chicago, IL 60604, USA
Tel:           312-986-9798
Fax:          312-986-9845
Send E-mail to: [email protected]


North Park University ESL Program

Description: North Park's thematic ESL curriculum provides intensive academic preparation in speaking, listening, reading, writing, and structure at three levels. Up to 8 hours of credit count toward the B.A. or B.S. degree.

Location:  Chicago, Illinois
Address:   3225 W. Foster Avenue
                 Chicago, IL 60625, USA
Tel:           +1-773-244-4942
Fax:          +1-773-244-4958
Send E-mail to: [email protected]


William Rainey Harper College
Intensive English Program

Description: We offer academic ESL classes in all language skill areas for education, employment, and career preparation. Most Part-time Program students attend class from 4 to 12 hours per week. Full-time Intensive English Program students are in class 18 hours weekly.

Location:  Palatine, Illinois
Address:   ESL and Linguistics Department
                 1200 West Algonquin
                 Palatine, IL 60067, USA
Tel:           (847) 925-6226
Fax:          (847) 925-6048
Send E-mail to: [email protected]


Black Hawk College
Intensive English Program

Location:  Moline
Address:  6600 34th Avenue
                 Moline, IL 61265, USA
Tel:          (309) 796-1311
Fax:          (309) 792-5976


College of Lake County
ESL Program

Location:  Grayslake
Address:  19351 W. Washington Street
                 Grayslake, IL 60030
Tel:          (847) 543-2565
Send E-mail to: [email protected]


Columbia College - Chicago
Intensive English Language Program

Location:  Chicago
Address:  600 South Michigan Avenue, Suite 301
                 Chicago, IL 60605-1996, USA
Tel:          312-663-1600
Fax:          312-986-8825


Concordia University - River Forest
ELS Language Centers

Location:  River Forest
Address:  7400 Augusta Street
                 River Forest, IL 60305 USA
Tel:          708-771-7746
Fax:          708-209-3247


DePaul University
English Language Academy

Location:  Chicago
Address:  25 East Jackson Blvd. Suite 1156
                 Chicago, IL 60604, USA
Tel:          (312) 362-6318
Send E-mail to: [email protected]


Dominican University
Berlitz on Campus

Location:  River Forest
Address:  7900 West Division Street
                 River Forest, IL 60305, USA
Tel:          708-488-5010
Fax:          708-488-5014


Eastern Illinois University
English Language Center

Location:  Charlestone
Address:  English Language Center
                 Charleston, IL 60921, USA
Tel:          (217) 581-3390
Fax:          (217) 581-7374


Illinois Institute of Technology
Intensive English Program

Location:  Chicago
Address:  10 W. 33rd Street, Rm 101, IIT Center
       Chicago, IL 60616-3798, USA
Tel:          312-567-3025
Fax:          312-567-6939


Illinois State University
English Language Institute

Location:  Normal
Address:  Campus Box 6123
                 Normal, IL 61790-6123, USA
Tel:          (309) 438-2072
Fax:          (309) 438-3031


Illinois Wesleyan University
Intensive English Program

Location:  Bloomington
Address:  1312 North Park Street
                 Bloomington, IL 61702-2900, USA
Tel:          (309) 556-3031
Fax:          (309) 556-3411


Inlingua School of Languages

Location:  Chicago
Address:  6600 34th Avenue
                 Chicago, IL 60606, USA
Tel:          312-641-0488
Fax:          312-641-1724


Lake Forest College

Location:  Lake Forest
Address:  555 North Sheridan Rd.
                 Lake Forest, IL 60045, USA
Tel:          (847) 735-5020
Send E-mail to: [email protected]


Lake Land College
International Studies Programs

Location:  Mattoon
Address:  5001 Lake Land Blvd
                 Mattoon, IL 61938, USA
Tel:          217-234-5382
Fax:          217-234-5390


Lewis University
ESL Program

Location:  Moline
Address:  Route 53
                 Romeoville, IL 60446, USA
Tel:          815-838-0500
Fax:          815-838-9456


Marmion Academy
ESL Program

Location:  Aurora
Address:  1000 Butterfield Road
                 Aurora, IL 60504-9742, USA
Tel:          630-897-6936
Fax:          630-897-7086


McKendree College
McKendree English Language Institute

Location:  Lebanon
Address:  701 College Road
                 Lebanon, IL 62254, USA
Tel:          (618) 537-6500
Fax:          (618) 537-6259
Send E-mail to: [email protected]


Moraine Valley Community College
Intensive English Language Program

Location:  Palos Hills
Address:  10900 South 88th Avenue
                 Palos Hills, IL 60465, USA
Tel:          (708) 974-5317


National-Louis University
Intensive English Program

Location:  Chicago
Address:  18 South Michigan Avenue
                 Chicago, IL 60603-3203, USA
Tel:          312-621-9650
Fax:          312-621-1205


North Central College
Intensive English Program

Location:  Naperville
Address:  30 North Brainard Street
                 Naperville, IL 60566-7063, USA
Tel:          630-627-5802
Fax:          630-637 5121


Northern Illinois University
Intensive English Program

Location:  De Kalb
Address:  International Admissions
                 De Kalb, IL 60115-2854, USA
Tel:          815-753-0446


Rockford Business College
ESL Program

Location:  Rockford
Address:  730 North Church Street
                 Rockford, IL 61103, USA
Tel:          815-965-8616
Fax:          815-965-0360


Rockford College
InterNexus-English Language Study Center

Location:  Rockford
Address:  5050 East State Street
                 Rockford, IL 61108-2393, USA
Tel:          815-226 4114
Fax:          815-226 4144


Roosevelt University
English Language Program

Location:  Chicago
Address:  430 South Michigan Avenue
                 Chicago, IL 60605-1394, USA
Tel:          (312) 341-3717
Send E-mail to: [email protected]


Southern Illinois University
Center for English as a Second Language

Location:  Carbondale
Address:  CESL
                 Carbondale, IL 62901-4518, USA
Tel:          (618) 453-2266
Send E-mail to: [email protected]


University of Illinois at Urbana
Intensive English Institute

Location:  Urbana
Address:  1205 W. Nevada
                 Urbana, IL 61801, USA
Tel:          (217) 333-6598
Fax:          (217) 265-0158
Send E-mail to: [email protected]


University of Illinois at Springfield
Intensive English Program

Location:  Springfield
Address:  PO-Box 19243,F-20
                 Springfield, IL 62794-9243, USA
Tel:          217-206-6626
Fax:          217-206-6620


Western Illinois University
Western's English as a Second Language Institute

Location:  Macomb
Address:  Memorial Hall 201
                 Macomb, IL 61455, USA
Tel:          (309) 298-2107
Fax:          (309) 298-2245