Registration for ESL Classes
Underway at TAMIU
Register now to improve your English
speaking skills with any of the English as a second language (ESL) courses
offered by Texas A&M International University's (TAMIU) International
Language Institute (ILI). Classes start August 21.
to TAMIU is not required.
will offer three different ESL courses: Intensive English, ESL
conversation and ESL pronunciation. The intensive course is designed
for non-native English speakers who seek to advance professionally or
academically or just want to improve their English skills.
full level course consists of listening, speaking, grammar, reading
and writing, and costs $1,098. Students are given the option of dividing the
complete level into two half levels by taking the listening-speaking-grammar
component and then the reading and writing component. Each half level
are offered day and evening. Morning classes meet from 8:30 am to 12:15
pm, Monday-Friday for 8 weeks. Evening classes meet from 7:30-9:45 Monday-Thursday
for 16 weeks.
allow students to get personal attention, fostering rapid language acquisition.
Students will also participate in computer lab sessions.
is offered for students who want to improve their listening and speaking
skills. Students develop confidence and fluency in their oral
skills while they actively participate in conversational topics. Conversational English
classes meet Wednesdays from 6-7:15 p.m. Tuition is $190.00.
pronunciation classes are designed for students who want to improve
their accuracy in English pronounciation and reduce their foreign accents. Classes
meet Mondays from 6-7:15 p.m. Tuition is $190.00.
ESL students are required to take a placement examincluding listening,
speaking, writing and multiple-choice questions. Fee for the placement
test is $25. Tuition for the courses varies according to placement.
more information, please visit the ILI Web site at tamiu.edu/dip/ili or contact Lola Orellano Norris, program director, at 326.2136, e-mail
firstname.lastname@example.org or visit offices in the Anthony J. and Georgia A. Pellegrino
Hall, room 302.
office hours are 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday - Friday.
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