AEP INTENSIVE

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AEP Intensive supplements AEP Core; thus,  only students who participate in AEP Core can participate in this program. It offers students additional immersion into every area of academic language learning, allowing students to maximize progress with individualized and specialized classes that address each student’s unique areas of need. Participants may select two courses per term from the list below. Course placement is based on term schedule, placement, and availability. ELI counselors will work with each student to develop the best package for their unique needs.

Program Summary

Program length Varies
Campus Location Chapel Hill or Raleigh
Curriculum AEP Core +AEP Intensive course(s)


Accent Reduction:
 This course is specifically designed as a supplement for students of all levels. Accented speech may interfere with effective communication and accurate comprehension even when the speaker knows the right words to say. Instruction will be provided in all pronunciation areas including phonemes, words, sentences, and full discourse. Instructors will assess the areas of each student’s pronunciation in need of improvement and guide students through fun, interactive, communicative activities to help students reduce accented speech.

Presentation Skills: This course targets acquisition and improvement of students’ skills for presenting in academic settings. It is designed for students to give effective presentation and use language appropriate for an academic and/or educational environment. Instructors take a communicative approach integrating conceptualization, vocabulary, discussion activities, reading, language review, and application of skills widely used real-life situations. This course will also teach students how to design and deliver effective multimedia presentations using tools such as Power Point, Slides or Keynote.

Professional Communication: This course provides an integrated academic English curriculum for mastering functional language in specific situations while communicating effectively and confidently. Each unit presents a wide variety of academic conversational activities including classroom discussion, professional listening comprehension, idiomatic expressions and others. Students will benefit from a focus on intelligibility and contextualized practice.

Business Negotiation: This is a professional training course incorporating theory with practical and critical thinking skills to provide a context-based approach to business English. This course helps learners communicate better during business meetings or negotiations and it builds confidence and fluency through task analysis and engagement in realistic business activities.

Critical Reading: This course is for anyone wanting to refine strategies for understanding academic study materials. Students will develop analytical capabilities to relate generalization to supporting ideas and identify the patterns into which main concepts are structured. Instructors will introduce students to key concepts in criticism and theory that, in turn, facilitate skills in close critical analysis and enable students to study, write about, appreciate and enjoy literary texts.

Intensive Tutoring:  This course is available to accelerate learning progress through highly focused and individualized academic support in a stimulating small group environment. An instructor will work attentively with four or fewer students sharing similar needs and areas of interest to expedite proficiency.

Complex Grammar Usage: This course highlights grammatical elements of the English language to improve writing skills for personal and formal communications. The curriculum encompasses essential English grammar, punctuation rules, and many exceptions to those rules. Participants will explore advanced and complex grammatical concepts and learn creative techniques to improve the effectiveness and accuracy of their writing.

AEP Intensive Advantages

  • AEP Intensive embeds AEP Core’s daily course of study and offers students additional immersion into every area of academic language learning.
  • AEP Intensive allows students to accelerate their English studies.
  • Students can choose individual intensive courses to quickly overcome particular learning challenges.
  • Students who reach a certain level in AEP Intensive can be admitted to partner universities without TOEFL score.

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Admission

  • Students  should plan to attend a university in the United States.
  • Students must be at least 17 years of age.
  • Students should  provide official high school transcript (GPA > 2.7)
  • Students should be culturally open-minded and willing to attend various cultural activities to adjust themselves in a new culture.
  • Students should provide their certificates of financial responsibility.
  • Students are required to participate in a placement assessment within the first week of the term.
  • Students should participate in GEI Interview.

Admission Deadline

 

2017 Winter

Spring 2017  Summer 2017 Fall 1 2017  Fall 2 2017
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Start Date Jan. 9 Mar. 20 May 22 Aug. 14 Oct. 16

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Schedule

Program Schedule Term Duration
Accent Reduction

2pm-5pm

6 hours per week

Each term lasts 9 weeks
Presentation Skills

2pm-5pm

6 hours per week

Each term lasts 9 weeks
Professional Communication

2pm-5pm

6 hours per week

Each term lasts 9 weeks
Business Negotiation

2pm-5pm

6 hours per week

Each term lasts 9 weeks
Critical Reading

9am-1pm

Monday-Friday

2pm-5pm

6 hours per week

Each term lasts 9 weeks
Intensive Tutoring

2pm-5pm

6 hours per week

Each term lasts 9 weeks
Complex Grammar Usage

2pm-5pm

6 hours per week

Each term lasts 9 weeks

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 Tuition

Program

Tuition

Accent Reduction

$1080/term

Presentation Skills

$1080/term

Professional Communication

$1080/term

Business Negotiation

$1080/term

Critical Reading

$1080/term

Intensive Tutoring

$1080/term

Complex Grammar Usage

$1080/term

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