Ms. Ewelina Willa, Director

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3701 Chestnut Street, 6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Tel: (267) 886-9399
Fax: (267) 886-9627

Ms. Ewelina Willa


TLC-Philadelphia is located in the heart of Philadelphia’s University City Neighborhood in the International House Philadelphia. Our classes and activities teach students the English skills for future university study or job in fun, engaging, and friendly atmosphere.

Programs Offered:

  • Intensive English Program
  • Intensive English Part Time
  • General English
  • Business English
  • Foundations of English
  • Special Programs: Academic Test Preparation
  • Special Programs: English for Professionals

Photo by Ben Tran, courtesy University City District
e Language ompany - Chester is located on the campus of Widener University. We work closely with the University to guarantee that you will be prepared for academic study after you finish your English course.

Programs Offered:

    * Intensive English/ Academic English
    * Macro and Executive English Programs

The Cities of Chester and Philadelphia
The Language Company - Chester and Widener University are in the suburb of Chester within the Philadelphia area, just twenty minutes by train or car from downtown Philadelphia and only ten minutes from Philadelphia International Airport.
Philadelphia's population is 3,000,000, the fifth largest city in the U.S.

    * Less than two hours by train to New York City and Washington, D.C.
    * Only two hours to the Atlantic Ocean beaches or the Pocono Mountains
    * Home of Liberty Park, Independence Hall, and other U.S. historical sites

The Weather
Pennsylvania has the advantage of experiencing all four seasons which means that students can enjoy weather that they may have never experienced. Winters are typically mild with an average temperature of 40 degrees with average snowfall. Spring is crisp and very colorful. Summers are mild and not too hot. The autumn is similar to spring

Housing Options
Housing Options are described in the HOUSING section. Please refer to this section for details.

    * University housing
    * Homestay
    * Apartments
    * Hotels

TLC - Chester staff organizes social and cultural activities which take advantage of the Philadelphia area's many attractions. Many activities are free or have only a small fee. TLC - Chester may organize week-end trips to other cities such as Washington D.C. or New York City for a reasonable, affordable fee.

    * Historical sites and museums
    * Campus activities
    * Professional sports events
    * Seasonal parades and festivals
    * Week-end trips to the beach, mountains, or East Coast cities