English as a Second Language (ESL)
We help you gain confidence in your English language skills in order to excel in the classroom and your future.
Our English as a Second Language (ESL) Program for International Students or students who don’t speak English at home focuses on four main aspects of language: reading, writing, listening and speaking. We offer a secure, practical educational environment for beginners and more advanced speakers of English. Our instructors employ time-tested methods and strategies that allow students to learn quickly and effectively and focus on areas they want to improve.
ESL students will:
- Learn vocabulary and grammar that will be useful in everyday English.
- Learn how to speak in formal and informal discussions.
- Learn to communicate quickly and effectively.
- Learn time-tested strategies and methods for continuous improvement.
- ESL I
This course aims at developing students’ ability to handle of variety of basic social situations (introductions, ordering meals, asking questions, making purchases, taking and leaving simple messages, etc.).
- ESL II
This course includes a review of basic sentence types and simple tense forms and introduces the students to a variety of higher-level grammatical constructions, with a particular focus on developing the students’ ability to use simple, continuous and perfective forms; modern verbs; comparatives constructions; and quantifiers
- ESL III
This course includes a thorough review of the English tense and aspect system as well as basic principles of capitalization and punctuation. The course focuses on complex and compound sentences ( including relative clauses and embedded questions), conditional forms; passive, gerunds, infinitives, and perspective forms with modal verbs.