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Center for English as a Secondary Language

Center for

English as a

Second Language

(C.E.S.L.)

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Starting Summer Semester 2021

new Intensive English Program 

Intensive English Program

Tennessee Tech is starting a new Intensive English Program from Summer and will follow the 10-week Summer term.

Students will take 18 hours of instruction in:

  1. Grammar & Writing
  2. Listening & Speaking
  3. Reading and Discussion
  4. Vocabulary Development

C.E.S.L. Courses (levels 1-5)

An ESL program, generally referred to as an Intensive English Program (IEP) in the U.S., is a language program in which the classes are non-credit. There will be two terms in Fall 2021 and two terms in Spring 2022.

  • 18 hours of contact time is the minimum requirement by the USCIS/ SEVP.
  • The C.E.S.L. program at Tech will be 18 hours per week, each session will be 7-weeks.  

Cost for 18 hours for 7-weeks will be: $2400

ESL + Pathway

Students in Level 4 and 5 can enroll in Tennessee Tech University specific  academic courses which will mentored as part of the Pathway. 

C.E.S.L.  Schedule (Levels 1, 2 & 3)

Daily Schedule  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 am to 10 a.m. Listening & Speaking Listening & Speaking Listening & Speaking Listening & Speaking Listening & Speaking
10 to 10:15 a.m. Break Break Break Break Break
10:15 to 11:45 a.m. Reading & Discussion Reading & Discussion Reading & Discussion Reading & Discussion Reading & Discussion
11:45 to 1:00 p.m. Break Break Break Break Break
1:00 pm to 2 p.m. Grammar & Writing Study Hall or Listening Lab Grammar & Writing Grammar & Writing Grammar & Writing
2 pm to 2:15 p.m. Break Break Break Break Break
2:15 to 3:15 p.m. Vocabulary Development Vocabulary Development Guess Speakers Vocabulary Development Vocabulary Development

 

 

 

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