English schools in the USA and Canada
Intensive English Program
Thirty, 50-minute lessons each week:
10 Lessons of general English per week
10 lessons of reading and writing per week
10 elective lessons per week for Levels 104- 112 OR 5 lessons in conversation and 5 lessons in Multi-Media Lab for Levels 101-103
Offered year-round at all Centers
13 start dates each year
12 levels of instruction from Beginning to Masters
Course length: 4 weeks per level
Maximum class size: 15 in Structure/Speaking Practice and Conversation; 20 in Electives and Reading/Writing classes
The value of our Intensive English Program lies in:
Achieving your full potential for personal, professional or educational success
Practicing speaking, reading and writing skills within an English-speaking environment
Understanding American culture
Developing organization, coherence, and accuracy in writing
Developing research and note-taking skills
Intensive Course Description
A full-time challenging program for serious students
For over four decades, ELS Language Centers has been widely recognized as a leader among English language programs. Our most popular program is the Intensive English Program, chosen by the majority of students for its academic rigor and efficiency.
The Intensive Program helps students to significantly improve their English skills in the shortest time possible and to fully prepare themselves for university study in the United States. Recognizing this academic quality, more than 500 U.S. universities, colleges and career schools accept graduates of the Intensive English Program into their academic programs without requiring the TOEFL®. The ELS Language Centers’ Academic Report is the most important document for those seeking admission to a university or college and is designed in the same style as many university transcripts.
The Intensive Program is a complete English program, including classes in Structure/Speaking Practice, Conversation, Reading, Writing, Multi-Media Lab and Elective subjects. The daily 6.5-lesson class schedule (4 on Fridays) is reinforced by one to two hours of homework, allowing students to progress rapidly through the Level System. Our small class sizes allow for maximum participation. Regular assignments provide students with the opportunity to meet and converse with Americans in real-life situations
Our most popular program is the Intensive English Program, chosen by the majority of students for its academic rigor and efficiency. The Intensive Program helps students to significantly improve their English skills in the shortest time possible and to fully prepare themselves for university study in the United States.
However, our Semi-Intensive English Program provides students with the opportunity to improve their English skills while exploring their new surroundings. If you would like more time for exploring and sightseeing, this course is right for you.
Semi-Intensive English Program
-Part Time, Year Round
-4 Lessons each morning, Monday-Friday.
-Every afternoon off for time to explore your surroundings.
Semi-Intensive Course Description
A part-time, quality program for those who want to explore the US or are here short-term on business or scholarship.
The ELS Semi-Intensive English Program provides students with the opportunity to improve their English skills while exploring the US, or pursuing other areas such as living in or visiting the US for business or scholastic/guest lecture purposes. This may also be a great option for Fulbright Scholars and Guest Lecturers at the University of Wyoming.
Students build English language fluency by applying English skills and lessons to meaningful , practical situations through a variety of classroom activities. As a Semi-Intensive English Program student, you may take such courses as Structure/Speaking Practice, Conversation, Accent Reduction, Business English, and American Idioms.