About Us

We deliver expertise you can trust.

U.S. Ling Institute is an English as a Second Language (ESL) school located in the center of Salt Lake County, Utah. We provide Intensive English language training from beginners to advanced levels as well as TOEFL and college preparation courses. We invite students from around the world to enroll in our high-quality language program.

The Founders

Founders, Susanna McPhilomy and Narine Sarkissian, dreamed of helping students achieve their personal, academic, and professional goals. These two passionate, qualified professionals combined their experience in teaching and methodology development in order to build a solid, interactive curriculum that makes U.S. Ling so unique. Our international students travel from around the globe to master English here at U.S. Ling.

We bring you the best possible learning environment.


You want small classes with personalized attention. An average class size of 16 means you will have the opportunity to work closely with your instructors. In addition, every student can request free tutorial sessions offered after or before class, and on Friday.​


Many of our students have families and active lives and need a flexible class time that works for them.​ Our classes are Monday to Thursday in the morning from 9:00 AM – 1:30 PM or​ in the evening from 5:00 PM – 9:30 PM.


You will get the best language training where tuition is more affordable than any other Utah institution. Students can save thousands of dollars and achieve the desired level of proficiency sooner by starting at U.S. Ling Institute. We offer various discounts for things like family members, good grades, etc.


If you don’t have a car and need to use public transportation Salt Lake has an efficient system of buses and trains that will allow you to commute from any location including adjacent cities in Utah like Provo, Orem, Lehi, American Fork, Pleasant Grove, Davis, Bountiful, Farmington, and Ogden. The bus stop is located right down the street.

Integrated Language Skills

Build confidence in all your language skills – Grammar, Reading, Writing, Listening, Speaking, Pronunciation, and Vocabulary – which will prepare you for your future academic and career needs.

Dedicated Faculty

U.S. Ling Institute takes great pride in having highly qualified and engaged faculty who will help you learn and succeed.