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The Academic Program
The Academic English Program prepares students for studies in American high-schools and universities. Courses in the program provide students with a set of essential skills necessary for academic success. The following skills are at the core of the program:
- Reading and understanding academic material
- Writing academic papers and essays
- Listening to lectures
- Participating in classroom discussions
- Giving oral presentations
- Creative thinking
The 32-week online program consists of four, eight-week sessions beginning in August, October, January, and March. As courses are intense, students will need 12 to 15 hours per week to complete their assignments. Lessons are flexible allowing students to adjust their study time to meet school schedules.
After taking the placement test, students are placed in courses on their level and progress until they reach their desired proficiency.
The Program is Ideal for International Students
This program is idea for students planning to attend or already attending a US high school or university and need to improve their English skills.
By the end of the program students are able to:
What students are saying
Carrigan, Richard. Implementing Language Classrooms. Journal of Adventist Education, 2009.