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 Session Start End Add/Drop Holidays (no class)
Term 1 A
B
C

1/8/2018
2/12/2018
1/8/2018

2/11/2018
3/18/2018
3/18/2018

1/8/2018-1/10/2018
2/12/2018-2/14/2018
1/8/2018-1/14/2018

1/15, MLK Day - University closed
2/19, President's Day - No classes; offices open

Term 2 A
B
C

3/19/2018
4/23/2018
3/19/2018

4/22/2018
5/27/2018
5/27/2018

3/19/2018-3/21/2018
4/23/2018-4/25/2018
3/19/2018-3/25/2018

Term 3 A
B
C

5/28/2018
7/2/2018
5/28/2018

7/1/2018
8/5/2018
8/5/2018

5/28/2018-5/30/2018
7/2/2018-7/4/2018
5/28/2018-6/3/2018

5/28, Memorial Day - University closed
7/4, Independence Day - University closed

Term 4 A
B
C

8/6/2018
9/10/2018
8/6/2018

9/9/2018
10/14/2018
10/14/2018

8/6/2018-8/8/2018
9/10/2018-9/12/2018
8/6/2018-8/12/2018

9/3, Labor Day - University closed

Term 5 A
B
C

10/15/2018
11/19/2018
10/15/2018

11/18/2018
12/23/2018
12/23/2018

10/15/2018-10/17/2018
11/19/2018-11/21/2018
10/15/2018-10/21/2018

11/22-23, Thanksgiving - University closed
12/24-1/6, Winter Break - No classes; offices open

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.