CUNY Language Immersion Program (CLIP)

CUNY Language Immersion Program (CLIP)

WHAT IS CLIP?

CLIP is an intensive ESL program of 25 hours of instruction each week for entering freshmen who have already been admitted to a CUNY college. However, we also accept students who have failed one semester of ESL at a 2-year CUNY college or those who have been referred by a senior college.
  • 3 possible cycles: Summer, Fall and Spring.
  • Day or evening classes-5 hours each day, Monday through Friday.
ADVANTAGES OF CLIP
  • Focus on reading, writing and preparation for college.
  • Development of skills needed to be a successful college student:
    • Oral communication skills
    • Critical Thinking
    • Analytical skills
    • Study skills
  • Daily Computer Lab: for writing essays, doing internet research and improving reading, grammar, vocabulary and listening skills.CUNY Language Immersion Program (CLIP)
  • Voluntary Program: You can complete one semester in CLIP and return to college or stay in CLIP for a maximum of one full year (2 long cycles or 2 long and 1 summer cycles).
  • Individual Attention: In CLIP, students are given a lot of attention. Classes are small and guidance counselors are available to assist if needed.
  • Tutoring: We have well trained tutors who help students in class or outside.
  • Inexpensive: CLIP students pay only a small fee for the program and can save their financial aid for college.
  • College Advancement: In general, students who complete CLIP are better prepared for their academic classes. Students who complete CLIP will be re-tested in the CUNY tests at the end of the semester.

CLIP Program new home at 590 Exterior Street

Office: 590 Exterior Street, Building E
(Entrance on 150th Street between Exterior Street and River Avenue)
Open from 9:00am to 7:00pm daily
Telephone: 718.518.6645/57