Intensive English Program Levels

Intensive English Program Levels

Levels 1-4

  • Students concentrate on developing fundamental English skills in an interactive classroom setting. Course work emphasizes those skills necessary for effective oral and written communication. Instruction covers all areas of language development: practical vocabulary, basic language structures and the essentials of reading, writing, listening and speaking.

Levels 5-6

Students continue to develop fluency and accuracy. Course work focuses on comprehensive skills as well as academic preparation skills, including the fundamentals of essay writing and the development of critical reading, listening and note-taking skills.

Advanced Level

Courses at this level are designed for students whose level of proficiency in English is beyond the six-level core program. Students will focus on diverse areas of interest such as current issues, crosscultural concerns, vocabulary expansion, public speaking, pronunciation, advanced reading and writing, and business English. Students may enroll in the Advanced Level more than one time with a different curriculum each time. TOEFL and IELTS preparation courses that emphasize test-taking and refining English language skills are also offered in selected sessions.