Intensive English Program
All courses include classroom instruction, small and large group discussions,
language labs, and out-of-class work. We have a student-centered approach to
instruction that focuses on language learners and their needs for success.
Students take classes that will help them build the basis for
developing language skills using a wide range of resources and technology.
Classes include the systematic presentation of basic grammar; everyday and
general topics through simplified audio-visual materials, short discussions,
dialogues, short presentations, and basic compositions at a sentence level; and
varied projects such as building their dictionary with new vocabulary, short video presentations, cultural trips, and
out of class homework.
Level 2 - 4
Students take classes that focus on reading, writing, listening, and
speaking skills as well as grammar and vocabulary incorporated in the skills and
writing classes realting to everyday life topics. Varied activities
and projects such as journal compositions, video presentations, discussions and
dialogues, cultural/educational trips, language lab time, and homework out of
the classroom will be part of the program. Instructors will use some authentic
academic material and practice more advanced conversations and use of idioms.
Level 5 and 6
Students take classes that focus on academic preparation such as extensive
reading and essay writing, lecture preparation listening and note taking skills, oral
communication and presentation skills, and grammar. At this level integrative language skills and development are
Other classes in the higher levels
- English for Specific Purposes (ESP): Business English, Legal English, English
for Nursing, etc.
- ibt TOEFL Preparation course
- Writing with Research and proper Citation to avoid Plagiarism
Students take these classes as part of the curriculum and are not
charged separately. The goal is to prepare them for entrance into an undergraduate or graduate program in an American college or university.
The focus in this class is lectures, note taking skills, academic discussions and presentations,
test taking strategies, essay writing, library research for academic projects, proper citation, educational trips, and homework outside the classroom.