This short-term program is offered for international students who want to improve their English language communication skills, while also learning about American culture. Students can choose to study in this program , or easily transition to the semester-long Intensive English Program afterwards (Summer options only).
Please note: The Winter Boost option requires concurrent enrollment in the Spring Intensive English Program (IEP). Students enrolling in this option will continue to the Spring IEP.
Individuals interested in:
Learning a lot of English in a short time
Experiencing American culture
Improving conversation and presentation skills
Practicing English with conversation partners
Joining an English program before the start of a new semester
Reviewing English skills before entering a university classroom with native English speakers
Experienced and engaging teachers
Multiple social activities (kayaking, student mixer, aquarium, etc.)
Experiential learning opportunities (learning in and out of the classroom)
Conversation partners (university students with native-like proficiency)
Housing recommendations including homestays
On-campus housing (July only)
Students will study topics such as Arts & Culture, Travel & Sightseeing, Shopping & Dining, and Education in the US, where they learn the skills below.
Understanding of American culture
Skills in grammar forms and how to utilize them in writing and speaking