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CLIP offers CUNY ESL students intensive instruction in all English skills, especially reading and writing, to prepare for credit-bearing college courses. CLIP will help you to be more successful in college. You can attend the BMCC Language Immersion Program (CLIP) if you are:

• a freshman or transfer student from BMCC (or from another CUNY college) who didn't pass the CUNY tests because English is not your first language

• an ESL student who has been recommended by your ESL department or a counselor Key Features:

• students are prepared for college (reading, writing, listening, speaking. study skills)

• intensive program: 25 hours a week

• classes taught by experienced ESL college teachers who will give you individual attention

• some students retake the CUNY tests in writing, reading, and math

• students go to the computer lab daily to work on assignments and do research

• we provide the books

• you do not have to use up valuable financial aid on ESL classes

• NY residents pay only $180


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