FAQ IEP Classes

Frequently Asked Questions – IEP Classes

The ELI’s Intensive English Program (IEP) has 6 sessions:

  • January (Spring 1)
  • March (Spring 2)
  • May (Summer 1)
  • June (Summer 2)
  • August (Fall 1) and
  • October (Fall 2)

Spring 1, Spring 2, Fall 1, and Fall 2 sessions are 8 weeks long.
Summer 1 and Summer 2 sessions are 6 weeks long.

The same number of class hours are provided both the 8-week session and the 6-week session.

During testing and orientation day, you will take four placement exams:

  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Structure (Grammar)
  • Speaking and Listening

You will be placed in a level according to the score you receive for each skill.

Full-time students must take 20 hours of class:

  • Reading/Writing is 9 hours/week
  • Speaking/Listening is 6 hours per week
  • Structure (Grammar) is 5 hours per week

In addition, students can take elective classes or workshops. Sample topics include Pronunciation, English + Business, and TOEFL/IELTS workshops.

Yes, the TOEFL or IELTS courses are offered every session when enrollment allows. The GRE preparation classroom courses are available on campus through Kaplan.

ELI students in class

Intensive English Class