Academics

Intensive Program

 

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Program/curriculum: Intensive Morning

# of start dates per year

10 (weeks 1 and 6)

# of terms per year

5

# of weeks per term

10

# of hours per term

180 Hours

 

Teaching Method

Our program uses the Communicative Method of teaching. That means you will learn by doing things – speaking, writing, working with partners or groups, role playing realistic situations. It is important to participate and take an active role in your learning.

Teacher Credentials

All of our academic preparation teachers have a Master’s in TESOL or Linguistics, or the equivalent course work. Our test preparation specialist is a certified IELTS examiner.

Academic Calendar

Term Start Start Date Holidays (no class)
2017-1

Start
End

January 2
March 12

Jan 2 - New Year's Day
Jan 16 - Martin Luther King Day
Feb 20 - President's Day

2017-2

Start
End

March 13
May 21
No holidays this term.
2017-3

Start
End

May 22
July 30
May 29 - Memorial Day
July 4 - Independence Day
2017-4

Start
End

August 7
October 15
September 4 - Labor Day
2017-5

Start
End

October 16
December 24
October 9 - Columbus Day
November 11 - Veterans' Day
November 23-24 - Thanksgiving

Daily Schedule

ESL Daily Class Schedule

Time

Lessons

9:00-10:15AM

Core Lessons 1 and 2

10:15AM-10:30AM

Break

10:30AM-12:15PM

Core Lessons 3 and 4

12:15PM-12:30PM

Break

12:30PM-1:30PM

Elective Lesson

Cost

The tuition for 10 weeks (one academic term) of the ESL Program is $1,980*. The tuition fee includes registration, textbooks, activity fee, and technology fee.  

Students spend 10 weeks to complete one language level as defined by The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). The core program can be completed in about one year or less, assuming that students have some English knowledge when they begin.

*Tuition and Fees are subject to change at any time without notice.

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