Intensive English Program

Curriculum:

Beginner II

Course Description:

-----------------------------------

This course prepares students to communicate in English more effectively in both formal and informal settings through the development of their speaking and listening skills. Students will also learn to apply critical thinking skills in their language development. They will build vocabulary and improve basic reading and writing skills using grammar structures at a high beginning level.

Intermediate I

Course Description:

----------------------------------------

----------------------------------------

-----------------------------------

----------------------------------------

----------------------------------------

This course is designed for students who are developing English proficiency in listening, speaking, reading, and writing at an intermediate level. Students will learn to apply critical thinking skills in social or professional settings. Students will increase their knowledge of the grammar and mechanics used in writing paragraphs to help them meet personal, academic, and professional goals. They will increase their degree of fluency, accuracy, and comprehension in their listening and speaking skills and they will be able to read to improve comprehension of a variety of texts.

Intermediate II

Course Description:

This course will prepare students to proficiently speak and understand English that is used in various social, professional, and academic settings that are associated with colleges, universities, businesses, and professions. Students will apply critical thinking skills to analyze and synthesize text for real life situations. Studies will include drafting, revising, and editing an organized piece of writing using appropriate grammar and mechanics.

Advanced I

Course Description:

This course prepares students to communicate effectively and independently in both formal and informal English language environments, especially in the academic environment they would encounter at an English-based college or university. This will include instruction in reading, listening, and critical thinking strategies that are needed to pursue higher education degrees or professional and business careers. Corresponding studies in writing and speaking add the necessary skills of communicating with clarity and accuracy to audiences in a variety of situations.