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Intensive ESL

About the Intensive English Program

Our goal is to help students gain the English skills they need in a dynamic and positive learning environment.

Intensive English (ESL) Highlights:

  • More than 150 students from more than 20 countries
  • Prepares students who need English for high school, college, or university studies, and English for personal use
  • Highly qualified and experienced English language instructors
  • Average class size: 17
  • Five Levels (beginning to advanced)
  • INTENSIVE study = Students learn a lot of English with classes in English, active participation in class, daily homework, and numerous quizzes and tests to check on progress
  • Students take four classes for study and practice in different skill areas:
             Reading • Writing • Grammar • Speaking/Listening
  • Special Level 4 + 5 Speaking/Listening classes:
             Advanced Speaking/Listening
             College Preparation
             Partners in Service (Volunteer Experience)
  • Intensive ESL Computer Lab and Resource Room
  • Office of International Programs helps students with student visas, applying to Edmonds College, housing, orientation, and advising