The English-Speaking Union of the United States: Education. Scholarship. Understanding.

Programs

Andrew Romay New Immigrant Center

The Andrew Romay New Immigrant Center  (ARNIC), is a FREE program that helps recent immigrants participate fully in American society.

ARNIC members enjoy exclusive access to the Center's events and classes throughout the year, including: 

  • ENGLISH IN ACTION: one-on-one English conversation sessions
  • WORKSHOPS: practical assistance for survival skills and work readiness
  • ENGLISH LANGUAGE "TUNE-UP" CLASSES: pronunciation, writing, and business English
  • ESL BOOTCAMP: three-week intensive English classes
  • CULTURAL INTEREST PROGRAMS:  supported by the ESU of New York City
  • CITY AS LABORATORY:  excursions and monthly field trips to sites in New York City and beyond

Who can apply?

Criteria for a FREE one-year membership:

  • NEW IMMIGRANT: US. Legal Permanent Resident for 2 years or less
  • INTERMEDIATE ENGLISH: ability to speak and understand intermediate English
  • TIME COMMITMENT: able to dedicate at least 5 hours a week to Center's programs, events and activities
  • LOW INCOME: demonstrated need

For more information:

For information on how to apply, please click here.

The English-Speaking Union is conveniently located near Grand Central Terminal in Manhattan.  The New Immigrant Center's activities take place Monday through Saturday.

For more information, please contact us at immigrants@esuus.org or call 212-818-1200 x 239.

 
 
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