Intensive English Program (IEP and IEP+)

Intensive English Program (IEP)

The SOLEX College Intensive English Program (IEP) offers students an extraordinary opportunity to learn English in an immersive environment. Our program is offered at all three SOLEX locations and provides a wide range of class times to seamlessly integrate into your schedule. Our courses are 100% instructor-led and feature small class sizes to allow maximum student-teacher interaction.

IEP is divided into six levels of English proficiency. Whether you are just beginning to learn English or want to build on your foundation, you will find the right class offering to meet your needs. With our unique location, your study of English will go beyond the classroom. The surrounding Chicago area provides students with an exceptional opportunity to fully immerse themselves in English. Chicago provides a vibrant and exciting background with world-renowned art, culture and entertainment venues that will enrich your study of the English language.

SOLEX offers courses on a rolling schedule, starting once a month across our locations. The Intensive English Program runs for 18 hours/week with classes available for morning, evening, and weekend schedules. You will receive an ESL (English as a Second Language) Certificate upon completion (3 levels required). Please review the English proficiency best suited to your needs and enroll today!

Introductory Levels

  • Level 1: Introduction to English with a focus on everyday speech.
  • Level 2: Introduction to English with the goal of proficient daily use.

Intermediate Levels

  • Level 3: English in academic settings is explored. Focus on grammar, reading and writing.
  • Level 4: Focus on advanced academic content and vocabulary.

Advanced Levels

  • Level 5: English in advanced academic and career settings.
  • Level 6: Formal conversational and written English. Focus on presentations in English.

Prepare to become comfortable with the English language and receive an ESL certificate .

Intensive English Program Plus (IEP+)

Built on the excellence of our IEP offerings, IEP+ allows students to formally merge advanced English study with the immersive experiences possible in the Chicago area. Students in IEP+ enroll in a program that integrates English language study with real-world experiences such as study visits to financial and cultural institutions, discussion of current events and the ability to take elective courses to further enhance mastery of English (Pronunciation, Pre-TOEFL, etc.). There are 48 hours of additional study per level.

IEP+ is an exciting, enhanced version of our base English programs. It was specifically developed to provide students with a turnkey solution for their English education. Taught in the heart of downtown Chicago, IEP+ offers a challenging, competitively priced option for students looking to augment their learning with diverse and exciting real-world experiences.

Tuition 2013/14

Price includes: course tuition, testing fee, books, use of computer labs, handout photocopies.

Program taught in:
  • English

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This course is Campus based
Start Date
Sep 2019
1 - 9 months
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