ECI Language Program




CURRICULUM

Introduction

ECI-ELP is an Intensive English Language Program designed to prepare non-native speakers of English with the necessary language skills to achieve academic and social success in American colleges and universities. The Program consists of twelve (12) levels plus four (4) Superior English classes, plus 16 academic elective classes.

Academic Integrated Classes Academic Elective Classes:
ESL 101 - Beginning English 1
ESL 102 - Beginning English 2
ESL 103 - Beginning English 3
ESL 104 - Beginning English 4
ELS 201 - Intermediate English 1
ELS 202 - Intermediate English 2
ESL 203 - Intermediate English 3
ESL 204 - Intermediate English 4
ESL 301 - Advanced English 1
ESL 302 - Advanced English 2
ESL 303 - Advanced English 3
ESL 304 - Advanced English 4
E01 - Listening & Speaking
E02 - U.S. History
E03 - American Literature
E04 - Academic Word Vocabulary
E05 - American Culture
E06 - American Idioms
E07 - Reading Comprehension
E08 - Research and Writing
E09 - Spelling
E10 - TOEFL/IELTS Preparation
E11 - Essay Writing
E12 - Focus on Grammar
E13 - Word Building
E14 - Composition I/Composition II
E15 - Pronunciation
E16 - SAT/ACT

Each session is four (4) weeks long and corresponds to one of the levels above. ESL 101 assumes no prior knowledge of English and completion of ESL 304 indicates language-level readiness for entry into American academia. When a student is accepted into our program, that student is administered an initial placement test, and the results of the placement test will help E.C.I. to place each student in the appropriate level that corresponds with their current knowledge of English.


 
SCHEDULE

ECI OFFERS INTENSIVE ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROGRAM WITH THE FOLLOWING SCHEDULE:

  • INTENSIVE ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROGRAM: 20 clock hours = 23.5 Academic hours per week (program offers 12 levels taught in sessions)Throughout COVID ECI arranged 20 clock hours of instuction (Monday through Thursday from 9:30 - 2:30) which equals to 23.5 Academic Hours. Friday has been a dedicated day for student advising. The Learning Outcomes are achieved and aligned with the Mission.

Each session/level is four (4) weeks long. The Semester is sixteen (16) weeks long

Weekly Schedule
 
INTENSIVE ENGLISH PROGRAM
Day Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Classes Integrated ESL
(9:30-12:30)
Integrated ESL
(9:30-12:30)
Integrated ESL
(9:30-12:30)
Integrated ESL
(9:30-12:30)
STUDENT ADVISING
Academic Elective
(12:35-2:30)
Academic Elective
(12:35-2:30)
Academic Elective
(12:35-2:30)
Academic Elective
(12:35-2:30)
STUDENT ADVISING
Clock Hours Total:23.5 Academic Hours. Throughout COVID, ECI has designated Friday as a Student Advising day. Students has been receiving 20 clock hours (Monday through Thursday) which is equals to 23.5 academic hours making sure that the Learning Objectives are covered and Learning Outcomes achieved.
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