• Languages

    The School of Languages trains teachers of English to speakers of other languages in well-respected certificate programs and provides foreign language instruction, including English as a foreign language, for all colleges of The New School.

    Understand and get ahead in our increasingly global society, travel abroad, conduct business in other countries or with NYC’s multicultural communities, and appreciate great literature or films in the original languages by learning a foreign language: American Sign Language, Arabic, French, German, Italian, Chinese, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish

    Foreign Language Courses

    Teaching and Learning English as a Second Language

    Meet the demand for native or near-native English speakers and those trained to teach ESL in the US and around the world and study English as a Second Language or Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages courses and certificates.

    ESL Courses

    TESOL Courses

    Visit the Certificate Programs page if you're interested in learning more about programs in ESL + Design, ESL + Music, ESL + Food, Teaching English as a Second language and more.