Program Details

Program Features

  • F-1 student visas
  • Beginning, intermediate and advanced language levels
  • Each level contains two 32-hour courses
  • Within each level, courses can be taken in any order, as each course covers new vocabulary and grammar
  • Students can study two weeks or four weeks
  • Small class sizes (averaging 12 – 18 students)

 

  • Classes meet Tuesday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
  • Afternoon workshop for F-1 students. Workshop availble for Groups by prior arrangement.
  • Afternoon Language lab
  • Free Internet access throughout the building

Course Materials

Each level has its own combination textbook-workbook . The instructor will distribute the books on the first day of class. Students must make sure to bring their book to class each day and take it home at the end of each day in order to complete the homework.


Program Placement

Students are placed in the program based on the results of a language assessment completed before the start of class.



Program Structure

Courses within a level can be taken in any order. For example, students can start with ESL for Teens Beginner B and then ESL for Teens Beginner A.
Each course in a level is the same level of difficulty. All beginner courses are at a beginner level.
Each course within a level covers different objectives and topics.
All courses within a level MUST BE COMPLETED before moving up to the next level.

ESL for Teens – Beginner Level

ESL for Teens Beginner A
ESL for Teens Beginner B

ESL for Teens – Intermediate 1 Level

ESL for Teens Intermediate 1A
ESL for Teens Intermediate 1B

ESL for Teens – Intermediate 2 Level

ESL for Teens Intermediate 2A
ESL for Teens Intermediate 2B

ESL for Teens – Advanced 1 Level

ESL for Teens Advanced 1A
ESL for Teens Advanced 1B

ESL for Teens – Advanced 2 Level

ESL for Teens Advanced 2A
ESL for Teens Advanced 2B


Grading

Students will be assessed formally through a variety of means including but not limited to homework, quizzes, tests, role-plays, dialogues, and general instructor observation. These assessments will measure language learning in speaking, listening, reading, and writing. Unit achievement tests, which are to be administered at the end of every two units, will serve as the main tool to measure students’ language progress.

Grades are based on a letter grade scale of A – F.

A = 100 – 90%

B = 89 – 80%

C = 79 – 70%

D = 69 – 60%

F = 59 – 0%