Workforce Development and Community Education: Spring 2023

Visit us online at | 48 LIFELONG LEARNING & PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT INTENSIVE ENGLISH PROGRAM, STUDY 5 DAYS PER WEEK (Meets 5 days a week, 15 hours per week, for 12 weeks: 195 study hours) This course allows motivated learners of English to advance rapidly, starting at any level from beginner to advanced. The Intensive English Program meets the needs of serious learners, such as preparation for university study or to increase career possibilities. All students take three classes: Intensive Grammar & Reading (2 days per week, M/Th), Intensive Listening, Speaking & Pronunciation (2 days per week, T/F), and Intensive Writing (1 day per week, W). Accent on Fluency, open to all Intensive English Program students, supplements the Intensive English Program with an additional 5 hours per week of instruction and practice in one or more particular skills or content areas. Students who have F-1 status (have an I-20 form) meet the full-time study requirement by also enrolling in Accent on Fluency. ELI-ESL IEP-G, -L & -W, 65 M-F, Jan. 11-Apr. 27 (skip; 3/13-17), 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-243  Registration is required in all 3 courses.  Placement test: 1/11 at 9:00 am  Classes begin Jan. 18  Total tuition is 984 + $9.75 for 2 fees  Books, not included in tuition, cost approximately $170 additional. ACCENT ON FLUENCY (Meets 3 days a week, 5 hours per week, for 12 weeks: 63.5 study hours) The substantial additional speaking and listening practice of this course supplements the Intensive English program (or another ELI English course) and helps accelerate progress towards language learning goals through immersion in English. Also provides additional pronunciation activities to enable learners to improve the clarity of their communication. IN-PERSON ELI-ESL 1210-H, 38 T/W/Th, Jan. 11—Apr. 13 (skip 3/14-16), 12:30-2:10 pm, GTW-243, $260. REMOTE ELI-ESL 1210-HR, 38 T/W/Th, Jan. 24—Apr. 26 (skip 3/14-16), 12:30-2:10 pm, $260. ENGLISH FOR SPEAKERS OF OTHER LANGUAGES English Language Institute– ESL courses in Spring 2023 are in-person and online. The English Language Institute offers English as a Second Language (ESL) classes to meet the needs of learners entering the program at any of our 8 levels, from beginner to advanced (0-7). Level is determined by placement exam. Registration instructions are on page 51. COVID-19 vaccination requirements for in-person classes at Each level provides active practice in all English language skills: listening, speaking/pronunciation, grammar, reading, and writing. Our English-only environment for all activities promotes maximum learning. Instructors are professionals in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages). Would You Like to Begin a College Degree or Certificate Program? If you have completed or are now completing ELI level 5 (or have an equivalent level of English proficiency) and are considering enrolling in a college/university program, email to make an appointment with a TESOL specialist to discuss your future studies. We will help you answer the question: Am I ready for college? We will evaluate your English language ability and, if appropriate, provide a referral necessary for entrance to the college. Even if you are not completely ready for college, you may be able to begin an undergraduate certificate or degree program while you continue improving your English. Our general ESL programs and specialized ESL courses have helped many ESL learners succeed in college and achieve their academic goals.