About the program

Study English while still having the freedom to explore your surroundings. The ELS Semi-Intensive English program helps strengthen your English communication skills in the classroom, then allows you time to absorb your surroundings and practice your new skills. Your morning classes will focus on the building blocks of English proficiency: Structure and Speaking Practice or Language Studies, Vocabulary Enrichment, and a lesson in the Language Technology Center. You will have the opportunity to explore the local area in the afternoons.

Curriculum

Key Language Skills: Listening, Pronunciation, Speaking, and Vocabulary

Applied Learning: In the United States, Contact America! allows you to meet with native English-speakers, practice conversing while using real-world English, listen to guest lecturers, and participate in local excursions

BEGINNER -Levels 101/102/103

  • Communicates at a basic level in everyday situations
  • Understands English when spoken to slowly and clearly
  • Understands a few words and phrases
  • Responds to simple questions and directions

INTERMEDIATE -Levels 104/105/106

  • Communicates facts and opinions
  • Discusses and argues in a culturally acceptable way
  • Understands most questions and statements at normal speaking speed
  • Carries on conversations with native speakers
  • Uses English to shop, order food in restaurants and ask for directions

Option on Completion

  • Enroll in the Complete Prep Program for the TOEFL iBT® or Business English Program (available at select Centers)

ADVANCED -Levels 107/108/109

  • Communicates effectively in most social situations
  • Understands a wide range of idioms
  • Maintains extended conversations with native speakers
  • Participates fully in most conversations

MASTERS -Levels 110/111/112

  • Speaks and understands English with ease
  • Conducts business competently in English
Program taught in:
English

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