SPRING SEMESTER

The IEC has 4 levels: High Beginning (IEC 101); Intermediate (IEC 102); High Intermediate (IEC 103); and Advanced (IEC 104).  It is recommended that students have at least 2 years of English in order to be placed in the high beginning level.  The IEC classes are geared towards preparing students for academic language skills.  Students receive instruction in critical thinking, essay writing, making oral presentations, note-taking, and comprehending academic lectures.

After  comprehensive testing during the first week of the program, students  are placed into an appropriate level.  

IEC core classes meet Monday through Friday for a minimum of three hours each day. They include the  following skills: Speaking, Listening, Writing, Grammar, Reading, and Vocabulary. 

At the end of each session, students receive a certificate of completion.                           

Core Language Skills Class Schedule

LEVEL Speaking/Listening Skills Reading/Writing Skills
ALL LEVELS

Monday, Wednesday, Friday

9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Tuesday & Thursday

10:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

Monday, Wednesday, Friday

11:00 a.m. - 12:15 a.m.

Tuesday & Thursday

11:30 a.m. - 12:45 a.m.

 

Afternoon Classes & Electives Class Schedule

Afternoon classes meet from 1:30 p.m. - 2:20 p.m.

All levels will have mandatory afternoon classes:  Monday - Grammar, Friday - Pronunciation. 

On Tuesday and Thursday, students are offered elective classes depending on level.  Please see choices in schedule below.

There are no afternoon classes on Wednesdays.

LEVEL Monday
Tuesday   
Wednesday
Thursday   
Friday 
IEC 101
Grammar
American Life
NO 
AFTERNOON
CLASSES
Vocabulary for TOEFL
Pronunciation
IEC 102
Grammar
Pronunciation
IEC 103
Grammar
Conversation/Amer. Topics
OR
TOEFL Prep (List./Read)
Vocabulary & Idioms
OR
Pop Culture & Slang
OR
TOEFL Prep (Speak.)
Pronunciation
IEC 104
Grammar
Business English
OR
Hot Topics in America
American Film & Culture
Pronunciation

 

 

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