NOTE: Due to the COVID-19 virus all classes are being taught remotely/online for the Spring 2021 semester. You can register for classes from anywhere in the United States. The dates for Spring Session daytime classes are January 19 - May 3, 2021; Evening (Tues/Thurs) classes are January 19 - May 4, 2021; and Saturday classes are January 23 - May 8, 2021. A placement test and orientation is scheduled for Tuesday, January 12th for new students. Please register and pay by January 5th for Daytime, Evening and Saturday classes.
Until further notice the office of the Program in American Language Studies will be open remotely from 9:00AM to 5:00PM Monday through Friday. Please call or email as follows:
Darlene Smith, Program Coordinator: 973.353.5013, firstname.lastname@example.org
Nanette Bouvier, PALS Director: 973.353.5368, email@example.com
The Program in American Language Studies has been a part of Rutgers University–Newark for more than 30 years. In this time, we have taught more than 3,000 students from over 70 countries.
Our expert instructors have had years of experience teaching our diverse international students about American English and culture. Starting the Fall of 2020, PALS will now operate on a semester basis, following the normal Rutgers University Calendar. Instead of 6 levels, each lasting seven week sessions, PALS will have three levels (beginner, intermediate, and advanced) that are approximately 10- 14 weeks long.
Achieve Your Goals
Some students want to study in an American college or university, others are seeking better job opportunities or plan to live in the USA. PALS is here to support you as you work to improve your academic ability in English.
Whatever your level—beginner, intermediate, or advanced—we have programs and courses specially designed to develop your listening, speaking, reading, writing, and grammar skills.
It's Your Choice
PALS offers a variety of programs and courses to help develop students' English language skills:
- Intensive ESL Program
- TOEFL Programs, Courses, & Workshops
- IELTS Programs, Courses, & Workshops
- Advanced Academic Program
- University Courses (for Undergraduate and Graduate Rutgers students)
- Evening & Saturday Courses
- International Graduate Student Institute
- Private Tutoring