English schools in the USA and Canada
Wisconsin English as a Second Language Institute (WESLI) is one of the best places to learn English in the United States.
At WESLI we have a strong tradition of excellence, and offer eight quality study programs for international students and professionals.
Our campus is in the heart of beautiful downtown Madison, Wisconsin, rated as one of the best cities to live and study in the U.S.
WESLI has 8 levels of instruction for developing your English Language skills. Soon after you arrive, you will be given a placement exam to determine your English language skills and your appropriate academic level.
Beginning Levels (100 and 200)
After completing Level 200, a student can carry on basic conversations, manage everyday life in an English speaking environment, and read and write simple material. (class schedule)
Intermediate Levels (300 and 400)
After completing Level 400, a student can converse comfortably on most subjects, read the newspaper, and write correctly in non-technical areas. (class schedule)
Advanced Levels (500 and 600)
Beginning at Level 500, students can choose from academic classes, for those who plan to enter American Universities, or practical classes, for those who want to use English in business or in everyday life. After completing level 600, a student can conduct business in English, and participate in most professional situations. (class schedule)
Academic and Business Skill Levels (700 and 800)
In levels 700 and 800, students polish their skills for university or professional purposes. After completing level 800, a student is ready to compete with the best American university students. (class schedule)
Letter of English Proficiency
WESLI will issue a letter of English proficiency or transcript/certificate to qualified students upon request.
Each class has an average of only 9 students, with a maximum of 14. This gives each student the opportunity for a lot of interaction with the teacher.