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Today, English is the dominant international language in communications, science, business, and entertainment. A working knowledge of English means better job opportunities worldwide. As a result of the growing need for English skills, VIU’s School of Language Studies provides students with an opportunity to learn English quickly in a safe and friendly environment.

VIU’s key location in the Washington, DC metro area provides students with the perfect opportunity to practice their English skills as they explore the region.

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Upon successful completion of ESL online courses, students will have developed:

  • Listening skills and confidence to be able to give presentations using correct grammar, clear pronunciation and strong organizational skills;
  • Strategies for note-taking, time-management, test-taking, and group work;
  • Skills for skimming and scanning various texts for information;
  • Revision and editing skills for written assignments; and
  • Research and citation skills using the American Psychological Association (APA) format.
Course Name
ESL 0806 Academic Writing & Research
ESL 0800 Public Speaking
ESL 0810 Grammar Workshop

CEA Accreditation

The Virginia International University 7-Week English Program is accredited by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation for the period August 2017 through August 2018 and agrees to uphold the CEA Standards for English Language Programs and Institutions. CEA is recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency for English language programs and institutions in the U.S. For further information about this accreditation, please contact CEA, 1001 N. Fairfax Street, Suite 630, Alexandria, VA 22314, (703) 665-3400, www.cea-accredit.org.

 

Our Programs

VIU offers the following English as a Second Language (ESL) Programs

7 Weeks ESL Program

7-Weeks ESL Program

VIU’s 7-week Intensive ESL Program for English language learners offers instruction at seven levels of proficiency: low beginner, beginner, elementary, low intermediate, intermediate, high intermediate, and advanced.

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Non intensive Program

Non-intensive Program

Our adult ESL programs make language learning fun, flexible, and affordable! We offer on-campus courses such as Business English, ESL for Better English, Grammar & Conversation, and Public Speaking with Confidence!

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VCEA
IELTS
Toefl

The School of Language Studies at VIU welcomes you to join our ESL community and looks forward to helping you reach your higher education or professional goals.