International Language Institute (ILI)

Introduction

The International Language Institute (ILI) was founded in 1970 when it began its operations with four English as a Second Language (ESL) teachers and about 15 students. Over the past 45 years, our company has seen steady growth and developed a strong reputation around the world and locally for quality language training and academic preparation at a superior value. Today, we have hundreds of new students every year and the following two locations:

  • International Language Institute in Washington, DC
  • International Language Institute in Gaithersburg, MD

The International Language Institute has provided quality language training to thousands of students from around the world. All of our programs are accredited by ACCET, the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training. ILI is licensed by the DC Educational Licensure Commission and is a member of AAIEP(American Association of Intensive English Programs), TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages), WATESOL (Washington Area Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages), NAFSA (Association of International Educators), and ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages.)

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide high-quality language instruction and academic preparation, at a superior value, to satisfy the individual goals of those who choose to study for academic, professional, or personal reasons.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • German
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
  • Russian
  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • Hindi
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Persian
  • Portuguese

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Programs

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Courses

Intensive English Program (ESL) - 25 hours per week

Campus Full time 4 - 52 weeks Open Enrollment USA Washington DC Gaithersburg + 1 more

ILI’s offers intensive English day classes in downtown Washington, D.C. The program has 12 different 4-week levels, ranging from beginner to university level, plus an 8-week TOEFL preparation course. Each class includes instruction in the following areas: Listening, speaking, grammar, reading and writing. [+]

Intensive English (ESL) Day Program - 25 hours per week 12 English levels, plus TOEFL preparation Monday-Friday, 25 hours per week ILI’s offers intensive English day classes in two locations: Dupont Circle in Washington, D.C. and Gaithersburg in Maryland. In Washington, D.C. we offer 12 different 4-week levels, ranging from beginner to university level, plus an 8-week TOEFL preparation course. Each class includes instruction in the following areas: Listening, speaking, grammar, reading and writing. Schedule Intensive English classes in Washington, D.C., including the TOEFL preparation class, meet 5 class hours per day, Monday through Friday, from 9:00 am to 2:10 pm, including a 15 minute morning break and a 45 minute lunch break. Start Dates New classes begin officially every 4 weeks. However, students may actually enter the program any Monday. A placement test allows us to place the student at the appropriate level. The remaining official 2016 start dates are: November 21, December 19. We do not have application deadlines. The official 2017 start dates are: January 17 (Tuesday), February 13 , March 13, April 10, May 8, June 5, July 3, July 31, August 28, September 25, October 23, November 20, December 18. We do not have application deadlines. Enrollment To enroll in any of our English or Test Preparation Programs, the student needs to complete an application and pay a $50 application fee. The minimum age is 14. The application can be completed online by going to our Online Application page, or the completed paper Application Form... [-]

TOEFL Preparation Course

Campus Full time Part time 8 - 24 weeks Open Enrollment USA Washington DC Gaithersburg + 2 more

Join one of our three TOEFL Preparation classes and get ready for taking the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)! Choose from intensive (full-time) day classes, semi-intensive evening or semi-intensive Saturday classes. [+]

TOEFL Preparation Join one of our three TOEFL Preparation classes and get ready for taking the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)! Intensive TOEFL Preparation Class This class includes intensive work on listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills, as well as strategies for approaching TOEFL tasks and testing on the computer. Students take two mini-exams and one complete practice exam each cycle. The complete course is eight weeks. Our intensive TOEFL class meets Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 2:10 pm. Tuition is $780 for 4 weeks. The required text for the TOEFL Preparation course is currently $97. Our 2017 official start dates are: January 17 (Tuesday), February 13, March 13, April 10, May 8, June 5, July 3, July 31, August 28, September 25, October 23, November 20, December 18. However, students may start any Monday! The I-20 form for an F-1 student visa can be issued for students in the Intensive TOEFL Preparation class who are at least 16 years of age. For more information on obtaining a F-1 Student Visa and the requirements for obtaining an I-20 form, please contact us. Semi-Intensive Evening TOEFL Preparation Class Our semi-intensive evening TOEFL classes meet Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 6:40 pm to 8:45 pm. The complete course is 24 weeks. Tuition is $260 for 4 weeks. The required text for the TOEFL Preparation course is currently $97. Students can start any Tuesday. Semi-Intensive Saturday TOEFL Preparation Class Our semi-intensive Saturday TOEFL classes meet from 9:00 am... [-]

Intensive English Program (ESL) - 20 hours per week

Campus Full time 8 - 52 weeks Open Enrollment USA Gaithersburg Washington DC + 1 more

Our Intensive English Program (IEP) in Gaithersburg, Maryland covers all of the basic language skill areas: speaking, listening, reading, grammar, and writing. In addition, we include conversation, vocabulary development, American idioms, American culture, pronunciation, and TOEFL Preparation for advanced levels. Our methodology is practice-based. We offer five levels, from beginner to advanced. Each level is 16 weeks or 320 hours in length: the equivalent of one college semester. There are four 4-week sessions for each level. New sessions begin every four weeks. IEP classes meet from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Monday through Friday. For this program, the International Language Institute, MD is authorized, under Federal Law, to enroll students with the F-1 student visa. The International Language Institute, however, does not require students who wish to enroll in this program to have student visas. [+]

INTENSIVE ENGLISH PROGRAM (ESL) 20 Hours per Week in Gaithersburg, Maryland Our Intensive English Program (IEP) covers all of the basic language skill areas: speaking, listening, reading, grammar, and writing. In addition, we include conversation, vocabulary development, American idioms, American culture, pronunciation, and TOEFL Preparation for advanced levels. Our methodology is practice-based. We offer five levels, from beginner to advanced. Each level is 16 weeks or 320 hours in length: the equivalent of one college semester. There are four 4-week sessions for each level. New sessions begin every four weeks. IEP classes meet from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Monday through Friday. For this program, the International Language Institute, MD is authorized, under Federal Law, to enroll students with the F-1 student visa. The International Language Institute, however, does not require students who wish to enroll in this program to have student visas. TUITION & FEES Application Fee: $50 Tuition: 8 weeks = $1400 or weekly payments of $200 Book Packs : $75-143 (varies by level) Monthly Material Fee: $5 LEVELS & HOURS Number of Levels: 5 (beginner to advanced) & TOEFL preparation Hours: Monday-Friday from 9 am to 1 pm (4 hours per day, 20 hours per week) SESSION START DATES We have official start dates every 16 weeks, however students may join this program any Monday. REGISTRATION All new students can apply either online at our Registration page, via our paper application or in person at the school. The minimum age is 14. PLACEMENT TEST All new students... [-]

Contact
Location address
1717 Rhode Island Ave NW
Suite 100
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: +1-202-362-2505
Email: ili@ilidc.com

Washington, Washington, D.C., US
Location address
26 North Summit Ave
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Phone: +1-301-527-0600
Email: ili@ilimd.com

Gaithersburg, Maryland, US