English schools in the USA and Canada
Academic Intensive English Program (IEP)Portland Community College offers academic intensive English courses on all of its campuses. The program consists of five sequential levels in reading, writing, speaking/pronunciation, and non-core curriculum courses such as grammar and U.S. culture. You can take other college-level courses while completing the higher levels of the English program. Each course is 11 weeks long during fall, winter, and spring terms and 8 weeks during summer term. You may enter a course at the beginning of any term.
The Intensive English program prepares students for university studies or for personal needs.
- 6 levels from beginning to upper advanced
- Required classes in reading, writing, speaking/listening
- Special classes at all levels e.g. U.S. culture, pronunciation, vocabulary, college preparation, service learning
- Computer labs equipped with internet and e-mail
- Tutoring centers
No TOEFL Score Required:
PCC does not require a TOEFL score or high school GPA minimum. Instead, you will take a placement test upon arrival and will then be placed in appropriate classes. You must be at least 16 years old to be admitted to PCC.