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The Language Connection

Staff of the Language Connection are friendly and welcoming

Experience English Language and Culture

The Language Connection (TLC) exemplifies St. John’s University's commitment to international education and to the promotion of global understanding. Our mission is to provide learners with quality language instruction, while helping them gain the academic skills and cultural knowledge necessary for their success in academic programs at St. John’s University and other academic institutions, and in their future professional and personal lives.

TLC makes every effort to provide our students with an optimal learning environment, including the most effective pedagogical methods and instructional materials, the latest technology, and modern classroom and living facilities.

TLC fully supports and promotes the ongoing professional development of our faculty and staff in order to stay at the forefront of changing trends in the field of international education and the teaching of English as a second language.


English Language Institute

Experience a deep English language immersion in our 7-week intensive English sessions.  Full- and part-time study available. Qualified applicants may receive conditional admission to St. John's University, which may lead to a degree in our undergraduate or graduate programs. 

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Specialized English Programs

We offer specialized programs that can be customized to the needs of the participants, whether they be business people, TESOL professionals, or groups interested in short-term language training with cultural excursions.



International Visiting Student Programs 

A variety of credit- and non-credit options for short-term programs are available to international students.    

EducationUSA Academy

The EducationUSA Academy at St. John’s University is a noncredit program for teenagers who want to learn more about higher education in the US—all in the greatest city in the world! 

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