Intensive English Program

The Intensive English Program is a comprehensive, non-credit program in English for speakers of other languages. It is designed for motivated individuals, aged 17 and older, who wish to learn English or to improve their command of the language for university study or for business or professional advancement.

We encourage our students to work closely together, to learn from each other, and to develop cultural awareness. In our classes, students participate actively, and they develop all language skills through a variety of materials and projects. We offer a challenging curriculum with regular homework.


Intensive English Program Class Schedule

The Intensive English Program (IEP) classes meet Monday through Thursday in the mornings and the afternoons during fall and spring sessions. In summer sessions, classes may also be on Fridays. Students receive their class schedules after they complete the placement exam and receive their level assignment.

Full-time students of the Intensive English Program are eligible for an I-20.

We have:

  • 5 levels of instruction, high beginning to advanced
  • 20-25 hours of class per week
  • 12 students in an average class
  • 100 students in an average session
  • One week of elective classes each session
  • Computer language labs

Each session, we have special activities such as field trips and social events. Our students work hard, but they also enjoy their time at the Tutorium.

“I learned a lot about the English language and American culture from the teachers in the Tutorium. I had a wonderful experience with my classmates from different countries.”

—Weinquan Cheng, China

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