University's Language Institute Begins Fall Courses August 14

Texas A&M International University's International Language Institute is set to begin Fall courses, with Intensive and Semi-Intensive English as a Second Language (ESL) courses starting Aug. 14.

Six Intensive ESL courses, from Beginning to Advanced levels, will be offered weekday mornings, Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m., from Aug. 14 - Oct. 6. Intensive courses consist of 160 classroom hours plus additional work in a multimedia lab. Tuition is $830 per Intensive course.

Semi-Intensive ESL courses, six levels from Beginning to Advanced, will be offered weekday evenings, 7:30 - 10 p.m., from Aug. 14 - Dec. 14. Students may choose to attend classes on Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesdays and Thursdays. Semi-Intensive courses consist of 80 classroom hours plus additional work in a multimedia lab. Tuition is $455 per Semi Intensive course.

Additional course offerings from the University's International Language Institute include a 40-hour Accent Reduction course offered Aug. 14 - Sept. 27 on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday afternoons, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m., and a 40-hour Intermediate level ESL Conversation course, also offered Aug. 14 - Sept. 27 on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday afternoons, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Tuition for either course is $200.

Registration and payment processing for these courses may be completed at ILI offices located in the University's Sue and Radcliffe Killam Library, suite 214.

For further information, please contact the University's International Language Institute at 326 2136, or visit ILI offices.

University office hours are from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday.

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