Intensive English Course (F-1)

The Intensive English Program is comprised in three levels and develop your English skills through unforgettable, fun and exciting multiple exposures to English.

Students will have various chances to train it, and an intensive reiterate of the essential vocabularies and sentences. It improves your level to communicate naturally in English with a numerous people from around the world, with a wide range of native and non-native accents.

General Information

Level

  Beginner to Advanced

Length

  2 to 48 weeks

Start Date

  ‎Every Monday, year round

Weekly Lessons

  F-1 Student Visa Students

  20 hours/week

Schedule

    Monday thru Thursday

    Morning, Evening and Friday & Saturday classes

Placement Test

  Upon arrival, students will take a Placement Test (written and oral) to assess their knowledge of the English language. Students will be placed into the class level based on the results of their placement test.

Orientation Session

  After taking the Placement Test, students participate in an Orientation Session, in which they are given all student-related materials, including their course schedule. After this session, they are presented to the class, classmates, and teacher.

Goals

  • To employ strategies developing long-term mastery of grammar necessary for basic communication.
  • To develop communication structure and grammar with a focus on practical applications.

Objectives

Instruction will include formal grammar lessons using basic present and present progressive verb structure; to internalize producing logical questions and short responses plus a continued focus on the basic rules of nouns and adjectives.

Student Learning Outcomes 

In order to advance to intermediate level, students must demonstrate 70% proficiency in the following Student Learning Outcomes:

  1. Students will identify and utilize the simple present, present progressive in affirmative and negative statements and questions.
  2. Students will identify and utilize subject and object pronouns.
  3. Students will identify and utilize to be constructions in the present time.
  4. Students will identify and utilize possessive adjectives and demonstratives.
  5. Students will identify and utilize the simple past, past progressive and future verb forms in affirmative and negative statements and questions.
  6. Students will identify and utilize appropriate determiners.
  7. Students will identify and utilize count and non-count nouns.
  8. Students will identify and utilize modals to give advice, express possibilities, and describe present and past abilities.

Goals

  • To develop existing knowledge of grammar rules while internalizing sentence structure.
  • To continue improvement of grammatical structure by developing form, meaning and usage.

Objectives

Instruction will include modeling correction of basic grammar errors in increasingly complex sentence structures as well as incorporate strategies to enhance sentences wile maintaining a succinct American communication style.

Student Learning Outcomes

In order to advance to advanced level, students must demonstrate 70% proficiency in the following Student Learning Outcomes.

  1. Students will identify and utilize quantifiers in questions and statements.
  2. Students will identify and utilize comparatives and superlatives.
  3. Students will identify and utilize prepositions of time and location.
  4. Students will identify and utilize possessives in questions and statements.
  5. Students will identify and utilize the present perfect in affirmative and negative statements and questions.
  6. Students will identify and utilize prepositional phrases.
  7. Students will identify, distinguish and utilize a variety of modifiers.
  8. Students will identify and utilize modals to express necessity, lack of necessity and prohibition.

Goals

To increase proficiency in concepts introduced in Levels Beginner and Intermediate.

Objectives

Instruction will model attention to detail and bring attention to critical analysis of

English grammar as well as demonstrate the most complex examples of English grammar rules in a variety of examples to show the most formal grammar for academic and professional purposes as well as more obscure scenarios as they apply to common practice.

Student Learning Outcomes

To receive a certificate of completion in Advanced, students must demonstrate 70% proficiency in the following Student Learning Outcomes.

  1. Students will distinguish time frames and aspects.
  2. Students will identify and utilize appropriate coordination and subordination when writing and speaking.
  3. Students will demonstrate understanding of parallel structure in words, phrases and clauses.
  4. Students will identify, distinguish and utilize modals and phrasal modals.
  5. Students will identify, distinguish and utilize the present perfect, simple past and past perfect in questions and statements.
  6. Students will identify, distinguish and utilize active and passive voices in the present, past and future.
  7. Students will identify and utilize noun clauses.
  8. Students will distinguish sentence types, clauses and phrases.
  9. Students will identify, distinguish and utilize adjectives clauses and phrases.
  10. Students will identify and utilize gerunds and infinitives as subjects and objects.
  11. Students will identify, distinguish and utilize adverb clauses and phrases.
  12. Students will identify, distinguish and utilize conditional sentences, both real and unreal.
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