The Academic English program at INTO Illinois State University prepares international students, like you, for university study in the US. This academically rigorous program provides you with high-quality English language instruction and the academic skills to succeed at Illinois State.

Course features

What you'll learn:

  • Present spoken and written ideas accurately and effectively in English
  • Write research papers with proper use of citations and references
  • Read, understand and critically evaluate academic texts
  • Understand and use vocabulary common to academic disciplines
  • Take useful and accurate notes in academic lectures and presentations
  • Understand US values in an academic setting

Key course facts

  • Course length: 1-3 Semesters
  • Start dates: 2018: October; 2019: January, May, August; 2020: January, May, August; 2021: January, May
  • Fees: From $3,250
  • Class hours: 12-16 hours per week
  • Class size: 15
  • Award: You may progress to a Pathway program to a university degree program after achieving the language level required and meeting all other requirements.
  • Course options:
    • 1-Semester
    • 2-Semester
    • 3-Semester

Entry requirements

2-semester

  • Academic requirements: High school diploma required.
  • English language requirements:
    • 1 Semester: No English language requirement; students will be assessed and placed upon arrival.
    • 2 Semesters: No English language requirement; students will be assessed and placed upon arrival.
    • 3 Semesters: No English language requirement; students will be assessed and placed upon arrival.
    • 8 Weeks: No English language requirement; students assessed and placed upon arrival.
  • Age requirements: 17 years and above.

*Please note that the prices for courses due to commence in the academic year 2019 – 2020 have not yet been confirmed. The prices that are shown for the current academic year of 2018 – 2019 will be subject to an increase of up to a maximum of 4%. As soon as the prices for 2019 – 2020 are confirmed they will be updated so please continue to check here for the most up to date information*.

Program taught in:
English
Illinois State University

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Last updated September 11, 2018
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