Where to learn english in Chicago

Chicago, the largest city on the midwest it’s home to a lot of people from all over the world, known as “Windy City”, Chicago is the 3rd most densely populated city of America, it’s great weather, large diversity groups and plenty of great restaurants, schools, museums, and work environment has cathed many foreigners eager to adapt to the american lifestyle and language. There are plenty of schools teaching english, we list 5 here, and if you are not willing to move across town, there are plenty online resources for you.


Kaplan International English


Are you ready to spend your learning lessons surrounded by the best of the Chicago lifestyle? Kaplan International English it’s an school located on Magnificent Mile, a few blocks away from the Chicago River, Kaplan International English offers a variety of courses, 2 lounges for the students commodity and 12 new classrooms.




Within walking distance from the Lake Michigan this languages school is part of the Dominican University offering many english courses that can fit your expectatives, focussed on technology and a campus experience, the school offers housing for those new in the city, they also offer english for business, english for executives, intensive courses but there is general english course in case you don’t need anything as specific as english for business.


Depaul University


The university doesn’t fall short with their courses, focusing on writing, speaking and reading english, they offer five different courses where you can focus on each aspect of grammar, reading, writing, they even teach word processing and rhetoric on their courses. There are five levels you can sign up to fit your necessities.


University of Illinois


The University engages their english learners with six different levels where you can learn english, from beginner level to experienced, the school focuses on their students needs, focusing on conversation, vocabulary, reading, writing, academic study skills, listening comprehension, pronunciation among others. In case you are overwhelmed there are a lot of options to let the mind relax the campus is located near parks and beaches where you can wander off and enjoy the Chicago life.


Language Loop


From 8 am to 9 pm Language Loop offers a variety of languages you can learn, they even work with an specific curriculum language depending on your needs (law, business, hospitality, health, food and beverage among others) They manage 4-7 students lessons and offer TOEFL preparations and private courses 2-3 students. They specialize on personalized teaching, making you feel as if you have your very own tutor.