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Intensive English Program


Goals

  • To prepare international students both in terms of English language and study skills to be successful in their academic studies at USI or to use the English language professionally or in social contexts.
  • To provide on-going support to international students.
  • To connect international students with other students at USI and the community to familiarize them with the American culture.
  • To engage faculty members with the highest level of professional conduct, teaching skills, and experience in teaching IEP students.
  • To support and engage faculty members in continuous professional development as well as development and improvement of the IEP program.
  • To participate in projects that involve teacher training and language development.
  • To establish the program’s name and quality reputation through participation in professional associations and activities.

Long Term goals

  • To serve as an English language proficiency testing center (TOEFL, IELTS, GRE) and/or CELTA training center
  • To develop special projects such as bringing groups from international professional institutions to campus for English language skills development
  • To accomplish the program’s accreditation with the Commission on English language Program Accreditation (CEA)
  • To Become a member of the AAIEP and UCIEP

 

Calendar

11/17/14
Global Engagement Forums

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Carter Hall A

Learn what it's like to study or intern abroad in Fiji, Ghana, Costa Rica and Japan.


11/17/14
International Reception and Fashion Show

3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Carter Hall


11/18/14
Global Engagement Forums

3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Traditions Lounge, UCE

Learn what it's like to study or intern abroad in India and Ghana.


11/18/14
Vietnam Culture Night

7:30 p.m - Ruston Hall Multipurpose Room


11/19/14
Global Engagement Forums

12 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Carter Hall A

Learn what it's like to study or intern abroad in Costa Rica, Scotland and Ghana.


11/19/14
Study Abroad Information Session

1 p.m. - 2 p.m. - UC 2202


11/21/14
International Extravaganza - Dance Around the World

10 p.m. - 1 a.m. - Recreation, Fitness and Wellness Center


11/26/14 - 11/29/14
iClub Trip to Chicago

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12/2/14
Study Abroad Information Session

11 a.m. - 12 p.m. - UC 2202


12/5/14
iClub End of Year Dinner

4:30pm - Location TBA

Celebrate the holiday season and the end of the semester! Dinner will be provided by iClub.


12/9/14
Brazil Culture Night

7:30 p.m - Ruston Hall Multipurpose Room


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