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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.
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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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Semi-Intensive English Course

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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

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 30
1+ weeks
INTENSIVE 24
1+ weeks
SEMI-INTENSIVE 20
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$485 per week$420 per week$385 per week$1235 per week$220 per week$1700 per week
4-7 WEEKS$470 per week$405 per week$375 per week$1225 per week$210 per week$1700 per week
8-11 WEEKS$455 per week$390 per week$365 per week$1215 per week$205 per week$1700 per week
12-23 WEEKS$435 per week$370 per week$350 per week$1200 per week$195 per week$1700 per week
24-47 WEEKS$410 per week$350 per week$335 per week$1185 per week$195 per week$1700 per week
48+ WEEKS$385 per week$325 per week$315 per week$1165 per week$195 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 7 - February 1
  • February 4 - March 1
  • March 4 - March 29
  • April 1 - April 26
  • April 29 - May 24
  • May 27* - June 21
  • June 24 - July 19
  • July 8 - August 2**
  • July 22 - August 16
  • August 5 - August 30**
  • August 19 - September 13
  • September 16 - October 11
  • October 14* - November 8
  • November 11 - December 6
  • December 9 - January 3
*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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