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Semi-Intensive English Plus Course The 24-lesson per week Semi-Intensive Plus Course at ELC is designed to promote communicative competence in English and consists of Sections A (9:00 - 10:40) and B (11:00 - 12:40) Monday through Friday, and Section C (1:40 - 3:20) on Tuesday and Thursday.
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ELC is the best experience I have ever known in my life. The staff is fantastic and devoted to each student. I have met students from everywhere in the world and due to the activities it creates a strong relationship between us. It`s like a second family.
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Semi-Intensive English Plus Course

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The 24-lesson per week Semi-Intensive Plus Course at ELC is designed to promote communicative competence in English and consists of Sections A (9:00 - 10:40) and B (11:00 - 12:40) Monday through Friday, and Section C (1:40 - 3:20) on Tuesday and Thursday. Section A is Grammar Structure & Usage and focuses not only on teaching students the rules for grammar usage, but also on giving students the opportunity to practice using grammar in both speaking and writing. Section B is Conversation, Listening, Vocabulary, and Pronunciation. Section C meets on Tuesday and Thursday. Beginner students study Reading and Writing, while students who are intermediate or advanced can choose an elective on Tuesday and Thursday.

SEMI-INTENSIVE ENGLISH PLUS FACT FILE

SEMI-INTENSIVE ENGLISH PLUS COURSE
FACT FILE

50
minutes
per lesson duration
9-10
students
Average class size:
Maximum 12 students (14 during July and August only)

  • All levels: Low beginner to proficiency (12 levels including beginner, intermediate, advanced and proficiency)
  • Number of lessons (per week): 24 lessons per week (20 hours per week)
  • Age: Minimum of 16 years old
  • Start dates: Every Monday
  • Duration: Minimum of 1 week

SEMI-INTENSIVE ENGLISH PLUS PROGRAM ELECTIVES

  • American Culture
  • Hollywood
  • American Slang
  • Accent Reduction
  • Business English

TEACHING METHODS

All ELC Instructors:

  • give students practice speaking in English and listening to and understanding English spoken by native speakers
  • teach students the rules for grammar usage through communicative teaching methods
  • provide students with feedback and special exercises to help improve pronunciation
  • give students practice speaking in English and listening to and understanding English spoken by native speakers
  • expose students to more vocabulary through reading
  • provide practice using English in all types of writing
  • offer students the opportunity to practice language in areas of special interest

COURSE COMPARISON

CoursesLessons/weekSection/time
Intensive English Program30 group lessons per weekA, B & C
Semi-Intensive Plus Program24 group lessons per weekA & B (Monday - Friday),
C (Tuesday - Thursday)
Semi-Intensive English Program20 group lessons per weekA & B
Part-time Program10 group lessons per weekA, B or C
Combination Course20 group lessons per week
+ 10 individual lessons per week
A, B (group) & C (individual)

SAMPLE GENERAL ENGLISH PROGRAM COURSE SCHEDULE

TimeSectionMondayTuesdayWednes­dayThursdayFriday
9:00 - 10:40A Grammar Structure & Usage
10:40 - 11:00  BREAK
11:00 - 12:40B Conversation, Listening, Vocabulary & Pronunciation
12:40 - 1:40  LUNCH BREAK
FREE teacher-led academic help desk (two days per week)
1:40 - 3:20CReading & Writing
Reading & WritingElectiveReading & WritingElectiveReading & Writing
3:30 - 6:00Activities Chaperoned afternoon activities
Note : Electives are available to intermediate and advanced students only.

COURSE DATES AND FEES

COURSE INTENSIVE
1+ weeks
SEMI-INTENSIVE PLUS
1+ weeks
SEMI-INTENSIVE
1+ weeks
COMBINATION
1+ weeks
PART-TIME
This course does not qualify students for ELC housing.1+ weeks
INDIVIDUAL INTENSIVE
1+ weeks
LOCATIONALL CENTERS
LESSONS30 lessons per week
(50-minute lessons)
24 lessons per week
(50-minute lessons)
20 lessons per week
(50-minute lessons)
20 group lessons + 10 individual lessons per week
(50-minute lessons)
10 lessons per week
(50-minute lessons)
20 individual lessons per week
(50-minute lessons)
1-3 WEEKS$475 per week$410 per week$375 per week$1225 per week$215 per week$1700 per week
4-7 WEEKS$460 per week$395 per week$365 per week$1215 per week$205 per week$1700 per week
8-11 WEEKS$445 per week$380 per week$355 per week$1205 per week$200 per week$1700 per week
12-23 WEEKS$425 per week$360 per week$340 per week$1190 per week$190 per week$1700 per week
24-47 WEEKS$400 per week$340 per week$325 per week$1175 per week$190 per week$1700 per week
48+ WEEKS$375 per week$315 per week$305 per week$1155 per week$190 per week$1700 per week
DATES

Dates listed below are official session start dates. Students enrolling in General English Courses may begin on any Monday.


  • January 1* - January 26
  • January 29 - February 23
  • February 26 - March 23
  • March 26 - April 20
  • April 23 - May 18
  • May 21 - June 15
  • June 18 - July 13
  • July 2 - July 27**
  • July 16 - August 10
  • July 30 - August 24**
  • August 13 - September 7
  • September 10 - October 5
  • October 8 - November 2
  • November 5 - November 30
  • December 3 - December 28
*Classes begin on Tuesday (see school holidays) **Additional summer courses
*$165 Application Fee and $50 Materials Fee is charged
FREE teacher-led academic help desk (two days per week)
Chaperoned afternoon activities
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Philip Boyer
France
ELC is the best experience I have ever known in my life. The staff is fantastic and devoted to each student. I have met students from everywhere in the world and due to the activities it creates a strong relationship between us. It`s like a second family.
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