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Translations

Need to translate a document from Portuguese to English? We offer high quality certified translations for your needs.

About Us

Post-secondary English as a Second Language Course for adults. Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic and French courses available privately with our teachers of foreign languages.

Our students

We have had students from over twenty-nine different countries. We pride ourselves in serving the community by offering students a chance to improve their lives by learning citizenship and a English as a second language.

Private one-on-one classes

Looking for personalized course that fits your schedule? We tailor our language courses to you preference. No matter what level of proficiency you may have in the language.

Travel Visas to Brazil

Planning a trip to Brazil but want to avoid traveling to The Consulate of New York for your document? We can help you with information and consulting.

Intensive English courses

Find out more about our intensive Post-secondary English as a Second Language Course. Eighteen hours a week, high quality ESL program for international students all year.

About Us

Dedicated Educators

Mary- ESL Teacher

 I enjoy working with the diverse group of students. The students are very eager to learn and work very hard. They ask great questions and we have a lot of interesting classroom conversations. Everyone brings a unique perspective, so the classes are very fun, which makes for a great learning environment. I’ve seen students make a lot of progress with their English, and I love being a part of their language learning journey. 

First-Rate Course Offerings

Learn about our different class options.

Private Lessons in foreign languages available in Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Arabic, French and English.

Live instruction.

Our Mission

The Philadelphia School of Languages is a private and independent language school. We offer our students  the chance to learn to speak English as a means for them to become better citizens.

We teach foreign languages to anyone who wishes to expand their world-view.

Our services go beyond the classroom by providing counseling, translations and interpretations.

All our clients have different needs and we accommodate their needs by providing personalized classes and services.

Our goal is that all our clients become more integrated into the society they live in.

Our employees become closer to people of different cultures, learn to respect diversity through professionalism and communication.

We seek to expand the school and reach more people who need our services.

Teacher Testimonials

Christopher Scull - Teacher

-It is my firm belief that there is no fun without learning, and no learning without fun. At The Philadelphia School of Languages, I strive to make interesting, educational lessons for my students. I love the curriculum used at the school and the fact that I get to teach my students real world, practical English that is useful for their daily lives. I also enjoy learning about my students and their cultures."


  

Kareema Wright

-I enjoy working at the PSOL because I get to meet people from other different countries. I like how I am helping them so they can prosper here in the U.S. I like how ambitious my students are. I see how happy they are to be here in the U.S.A. I like helping people on top of the fact that I am a people-person. This is the best job for me. I love working here. 


Rachel Reser

-I enjoy working with persons from other cultures. I am able to learn about places I’ve never been to while helping someone learn the language better. I like the staff. The students are very pleasant to work with and be around. It is a very pleasant and positive environment to work in.


Barbara Buckley-Deni

-The students are inspiring. I feel this work is important as it helps people fulfill their dreams and provides practical assistance. 


Oliva Rojas

-The classes are pleasant and dynamic, with groups of students always motivated by learning Spanish (as well as expressions, customs and traditions). It is also an excellent opportunity for continuous training, in an environment of respect and collaboration among students, colleagues and managers.

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FAQ

How much are the classes?

Group classes are $99.99 dollars per month + enrollment/registration fees and books.

Are the teachers native speakers?

Yes, all our teachers are native speakers as well as highly qualified in teaching languages.

What are PSOL's office/school hours?

Monday to Fridays from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Sundays from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

What documents do I need to enroll?

A state issued valid photo ID, a driver's license or a passport.

How much is the registration fee?

The registration fee is $35 dollars, non-refundable and must be renewed at the beginning of each new course.

Does PSOL offer Student Visas/ issue I-20s?

No, we are currently going through the accreditation process to offer Student Visas and I-20s in 2019. We are and independent post-secondary language education school.

FAQ PART 2

What is the refund policy?

A student who has not begun studying may ask for a refund. The student must fill out a refund form at the school office. We do not refund the registration fee of $35 and we do not refund the $90 administrative fee for the Intensive English Course. Refunds are given in form of check thirty (30) days after filling out the refund form. We do not issue refunds if a student has started his or her classes.

When do classes start? Are there semesters?

The interactive English classes start all year long. We form group of six (6) to twelve (12) students. We decide on a start date after the sixth (6th) enrollment for a specific level group at the time chosen by the students. We call our students to inform them of their start date. English a second Language students may participate in Friday classes immediately after enrollment.

What if I need to stop my course?

If you need to stop your English course, you must inform the school in writing. Please visit the office and fill out the indefinite termination form. English as a Second Language students are bound by contract to make four (4) payments. If a student wishes to stop they must make any outstanding payments and pay a drop-out fee. Please refer to the contract. The termination fee in 2018 is of $50 plus 20% of any remaining payments. For example: A student studied for two (2) months and needs to stop. That student must pay a $50 termination fee plus $20 for each remaining month. resulting in a total of $90 to terminate classes.

What documents do I need to enroll?

A state issued valid photo ID, a driver's license or a passport.

How much is the registration fee?

The registration fee is $35 dollars, non-refundable and must be renewed at the beginning of each new course.

Does PSOL offer Student Visas/ issue I-20s?

No, we are currently going through the accreditation process to offer Student Visas and I-20s in 2019. We are and independent post-secondary language education school.

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Legal help

Translations

Birth Certificates, Vaccinations, Doctor's notes, letter writing, immigration help. 

BCE Consular Services

Brazilian dual citizenship legalization services with the Consulate of Brazil in New York City.

Visa to Brazil

Looking to spend a holiday in Brazil? Learn to speak Portuguese at The Philadelphia School of Languages and inquire about our BCE Services.

Immigrant Help Center

Letter writing, translations, form completions, mailbox services, setting up companies and tax preparation for foreign individuals.

Courses / Prices







Current English class times: Mornings 9:00 am - 10:30 am (Mon/Wed, Tue/Thu) Evenings 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm (Mon/Wed, Tue/Thu) Nights 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm (Mon/Wed, Tue/Thu) Saturdays 9:00 am - 12:00 pm and Sundays 9:00 am - 12:00 pm. Private classes are flexible and arranged individually, private classes are not scheduled between 8:00 pm and 10:00 pm weeknights. *Free for registered students only. ** Total amount includes registration/enrollment fee $35.00 non-refundable and books.

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The Philadelphia School of Languages

7708 Castor Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19152, United States

(215) 745-0243

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