American Language Program News

Demand for English Lessons Outstrips Supply

Immigrants are waiting for months or even years to get into English classes.

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Metropolitan Magnets

Columbia University’s American Language Program is designed to dramatically increase proficiency of written and spoken English.

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ALP Featured in Japanese Television Series

Nippon Hoso Kyokai (NHK), the Japan Broadcasting Corporation, will soon air its second season of a documentary-style television series filmed at the American Language Program (ALP) at Columbia University.

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American Language Program Offers New Program for Fudan University Students

More than 25 Japanese and South Korean students from Shanghai's Fudan University will be coming to Columbia this September for a new, two-year intensive English program offered through Continuing Education's American Language Program (ALP).

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A Revolutionary New TOEFL

An explanation of the major changes to TOEFL in 2005.

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Hitting the Ground Running: Is a High TOEFL Score a Guarantee of Success in an MBA Program?

Before beginning an MBA program abroad, students need to evaluate their language skills--both spoken and written--much more realistically if they are to sail through their programs.

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