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Helping you build confidence in your future through English and communication skills enhancement at The American Institute

About American Institute

The prestigious American Institute for English Proficiency–located in Makati, Quezon City, Alabang, and Rizal–is the Philippines’ leading service provider of English language training, specializing in English proficiency, communication, grammar, writing, American accent, confidence building, standard test preparation (IELTS/TOEFL), critical thinking, personality development, career development, and public speaking.

Our Difference

We have innovated English language learning in the Philippines by offering special courses that will not only teach you how to speak English well, but also to think more analytically or critically.

Further, we offer you a learning experience that promotes cultural exchange and a lifestyle of learning English.  You will not find any English learning institution with higher standards and better staffed than we are.


You may send us your inquiry via email at or call/message us at 02-8651-6572, 02-8651-6618, 0917-701-9520, 0917-850-3456.

You may browse through our programs and courses, and let us know what you are interested in.  If you would like a free consultation and assessment so we can help you decide, don’t hesitate to contact us.

We have programs and courses with very flexible schedules.


    106 Perea Street, Greenbelt Mansion, Suite 505
    Landline: 02-8254-8605 or 8818-1111 ext. 219
    Cellphone: 0917-701-9520 (Mariel), 0917-137-9695 (Noena), 0956-983-4304 (Liza), 0945-103-6912 (Julius), 0917-850-3456 (Chris)
    131 Timog Street, 2rd Floor, E&R Building
    One Griffinstone, 9th Floor, Near Festival Mall
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    Circumferential Rd., 2nd Floor, Gems Plaza Building

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TOP notch English Specialists

Our English Language Specialists have distinguished backgrounds in different fields and extensive experience in teaching English around the world.

They are industry leaders, entrepreneurs, performance artists, actors, champion debaters and impromptu speakers, business leaders, motivational speakers, and mentors.

They have taught students from different backgrounds and levels including doctors, lawyers, teachers, actors, businessmen, politicians, entrepreneurs, college students, office workers, and other professionals.

What truly sets them apart is that they are not just teachers, but also friends and family to our students.  Many of our staff members and students have become lifelong friends.  That is why our students call the American Institute their second home, their second family.

Contact us for a FREE ASSESSMENT conducted by one of our Specialists.

  • Chris Delacruz, Co-founder & Lead Specialist

  • Vin Magbuhos, Co-founder & Lead Specialist

  • Vaughn Garcia, Senior Specialist

  • Gelo Lantaco, Senior Specialist

  • Roan Dizon, Specialist

  • Diego Briones, Specialist

  • Dianne Fabro, Management Executive

  • Mariel Ramos, Marketing Specialist


I learned more than what I expected to learn in a short span of time, such as becoming more independent, dynamic, and assertiveness.  Ultimately, I have learned that result is more valuable than effort.  What I liked about AIEP, other than learning English, is the whole experience: the people, the diversity, and seeing the progress of other students.

I’ve learned how to deal with every situation, especially when it comes to problem solving and talking to foreigners from different countries. I was able to learn their culture and become friends with them. What I liked the most being at AIEP is that I was able to express what I felt and what I wanted. People are always there to help you whenever you need help.

There are so many things I’ve learned as a student first and then as an employee of the American Institute for English Proficiency.  I went from being unemployed in my province to working as a marketing manager in Makati.  I’ve learned to manage others in addition to developing my confidence and English skills.

I’ve learned how to be tough enough to deal with different persons in professional ways with the help of AIEP.  What I’ve liked the most being at AIEP is I found my true self and able to express what I want to say without hesitating because I know we are all professionals here.

Mohammad Hammoud IELTS Testimonial for AIEP

The American Institute for English Proficiency is the best place to review for your IELTS.  The staff focuses on your weaknesses and strengths to excel to get the band score you are aiming for.  I first enrolled at AIEP to learn to speak English, and I learned...


When I first enrolled at The American institute, I knew very little English, pretty much only enough to get me back home in case I wander too far in this new country I have been thrown in.  But soon enough, I began to pick up some phrases here and there...


The American Institute for English Proficiency also taught me that English can be learned stress free.  This is important because a lot of people don’t know how to handle stress.  People, especially those who are not natural-born English speakers, have experienced...


Also, I learned how to think deeper and how to think more critically. I have learned to not take things at face value, to do my own research, and even though I am not yet able to do it, I am trying to not let my own opinions taint what reality actually is.  My English class has been...


During my three-months stay at AIEPRO, I benefited a lot and developed my English. I also made a lot of friends.  At AIEPRO, I met the best English specialists, and I am happy with their knowledge.  They helped my with the development of my education and communication...


The American Institute for me is not only a place for English but also feels like a home and a family to me.  This is especially true for people who come to study here from abroad.  For me, here is a place that I found my first international best friends, and it was really interesting...


I am happy because all the staff in this institute are helpful to me.  Now, I have gained new information and knowledge of the English language.  My choice about studying English at The American Institute was right, and I am very thankful for all that I learned...


At the end of the day, you will find it interesting to study at AIEP because you can make more friends and learn a lot new things, not only english but also how to improve your confidence. It's more fun in the Philippines and a lot of fun studying at AIEP...


I am from Tajikistan, and when I started at The American Institute, I kn­ew little English and was totally new to Manila.  Just in a month time, I could st­art speaking and understood English much better.  ­ My tutors helped me overcome my initial shy­ness, and they also taught...

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