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Semi-Intensive English Course

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Semi-Intensive English Course The 20-lesson per week Semi-Intensive course is designed to improve communication skills and is perfect for students who want to study English in the mornings and enjoy ELC's beautiful cities in the afternoons.
ELC - English Language Center https://www.elc.edu

The 20-lesson per week Semi-Intensive course is designed to improve communication skills and is perfect for students who want to study English in the mornings and enjoy ELC's beautiful cities in the afternoons. Students enrolled in this program meet for classes during Sections A (9:00 - 10:40) and B (11:00 - 12:40), as shown in the General Course Schedule listed below.

SEMI-INTENSIVE ENGLISH FACT FILE

SEMI-INTENSIVE ENGLISH 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): 20 lessons per week (16.7 hours per week)
  • Age: Minimum of 16 years old
  • Start dates: Every Monday
  • Duration: Minimum of 1 week

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

COURSE COMPARISON

Courses Lessons/week Section/time
Intensive English Program 30 group lessons per week A, B & C
Semi-Intensive Plus Program 24 group lessons per week A & B (Monday - Friday),
C (Tuesday - Thursday)
Semi-Intensive English Program 20 group lessons per week A & B
Part-time Program 10 group lessons per week A, B or C
Combination Course 20 group lessons per week
+ 10 individual lessons per week
A, B (group) & C (individual)

SAMPLE GENERAL ENGLISH PROGRAM COURSE SCHEDULE

Time Section Monday Tuesday Wednes­day Thursday Friday
9:00 - 10:40 A Grammar Structure & Usage
10:40 - 11:00   BREAK
11:00 - 12:40 B Conversation, Listening, Vocabulary & Pronunciation
12:40 - 1:40   LUNCH BREAK
FREE teacher-led academic help desk (two days per week)
1:40 - 3:20 C Reading & Writing
Reading & Writing Elective Reading & Writing Elective Reading & Writing
3:30 - 6:00 Activities 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
LOCATION ALL CENTERS
LESSONS 30 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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