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Programs

Intensive English  |  Part Time Courses Summer Online  |  Tutoring  |  Specialty (ESPs)


1) Intensive English Language Programs

  • 5-week, 8-week, and 16-week sessions
  • Sessions begin in January, March, August, and October
  • 20+ hours of face-to-face instruction per week
  • Classes meet Monday - Friday
    • Mon/Wed: 9:00-2:50 (5 classes)
    • Tues/Thurs: 9:30-4:25 (4 classes & instructor office hours)
    • Fri: 9:00-1:50 (4 classes & feildtrip/activity)
  • Proficiency levels: 1) High- Beginner, 2) Intermediate, 3) High-Intermediate, 4) Advanced
  • Core curriculum: Writing & Grammar, Speaking & Listening, Project Development (Applied Language Skills), Reading, Conversation & Pronunciation
  • Commonly offered elective courses: Test Preparation, Pronunciation, Popular English
  • Students with F-1 visas must attend a full-time program
Sample Class Schedule

 

Time 

Course

Monday/Wednesday

 

 

Class 1 

9:00 – 9:50

Writing & Grammar

Class 2 

10:00 – 10:50

Speaking & Listening

Class 3 

11:00  – 11:50

Project Development (Applied Language Skills)

Lunch 

11:50 – 1:00

- Lunch Break -

Class 4 

1:00 – 1:50

Reading Comprehension

Class 5 

2:00 - 2:50

 Conversation & Pronunciation


2) Part Time English Courses

  • Available for students who do not need an F-1 student visa
  • Students may enroll in a maximum of 15 hours/week
  • Each course costs $1,400 for the full semester, or $750 for the 8-week program
    • Cost includes: textbook, weekly excursions/activities, conversation partner
    • Does not include: rec center access, meals, housing, transportation
  • Students who enroll in more than one course will receive a $100 discount per additional course
Click here to apply today for the Part Time Program!

3) Summer Online Course*

  • May 13 - June 17, 2019
  • $400 for 5 weeks
  • Integrated skills focus
  • Uses a variety of applications (discussion boards, Zoom, Voice Thread) to appeal to different learning styles 
  • Instructor availability via Zoom office hours and speaking practice sessions
Click here to begin your online course application!

4) Tutoring: In Person, Online, or Combination*

The UNCW ESL Program offers two levels of tutoring: Basic and Advanced. 

Basic Tutoring: General speaking/listening/conversation practice. Meet 1-on-1 with a tutor and talk!

Advanced Tutoring: Higher-level, focused tutoring on specific subjects such as: TOEFL/IELTS preparation, public speaking, academic reading and writing

Basic Tutoring

$150 for 5 hours

$275 for 10 hours

Advanced Tutoring

$200 for 5 hours

$350 for 10 hours

 All tutoring can be done in person on campus, online using Skype or Zoom, or a combination of these options.

Click here to enroll in your tutoring sessions.


5) English for Specific Purposes (ESP) & Special Programs

Upon request, UNCW ESL designs and offers programs for groups with specific curriculum or programming requests. Email esl@uncw.edu for more information or to make a request.

*CEA does not accredit online courses or programs