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Apr 18 2014

Dr. Barbara Ross-Lee Honored for Professional and Public Service

Apr 17 2014

Water-Energy Nexus Conference in China Tackles Global Issues

Apr 16 2014

NYIT Celebrates M.B.A. Graduation at JUFE

Apr 10 2014

NYIT Anatomy Professors Awarded NSF Grant for Evolutionary Studies

Apr 04 2014

NYIT Expert to Lecture on Nation’s Physician Shortage and Poverty

Apr 21 2014

Internship Certificate Program - Orientation II

Apr 22 2014

Citation Workshop

Apr 22 2014

Citation Workshop

Apr 22 2014

C.H.I. Garden Party

Apr 23 2014

Faculty/Staff Appreciation Day: Lacrosse vs. Adelphi

Courses - English Language Institute

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Phone: 212.261.1567
Email: eli@nyit.edu

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The English Language Institute has five levels of language proficiency, from beginner to university level, and instruction in all language skills: reading, writing, speaking, listening comprehension, grammar, and vocabulary, and in specialized fields such as business and technical communication. Placement is by examination.

ESLI - 068

Basic English for Beginners/Advanced Beginners
Full-time program offering instruction in reading, writing, grammar, speaking, and listening comprehension.

  • 20 hours/week for 15 weeks (in the summer, 10 weeks)
    $4,825

ESLI - 077

Intensive Reading and Writing for Low/Intermediate Students
Students increase their reading comprehension by reading and discussing short essays and stories. Writing skills are developed through a variety of approaches.

  • 10 hours/week for 15 weeks (in the summer, 10 weeks)
    $2,410

ESLI - 078

Intensive Conversation/Listening Comprehension for Low/Intermediate Students
This course is designed to develop students' spoken English. It emphasizes oral fluency, pronunciation, and listening comprehension skills.

  • 10 hours/week for 15 weeks (in the summer, 10 weeks)
    $2,410

ESLI - 086

Intermediate Reading Course
This course is designed to expand students' reading skills, vocabulary, and command of idioms. Students read and discuss short stories, essays, and news articles on current events.

  • 6 hours/week for 15 weeks (summer session, 8 weeks)
    $1,575

ESLI - 087

Intermediate Writing Course
Course emphasizes the conventions of the written language. Students practice writing in a variety of styles.

  • 6 hours/week for 15 weeks (summer session, 8 weeks)
    $1,575

ESLI - 088

Intermediate Course in Speaking and Listening Comprehension
This course is designed to develop students' spoken English. It emphasizes oral fluency, pronunciation, and listening comprehension skills.

  • 6 hours/week for 15 weeks (summer session, 8 weeks)
    $1,575

ESLI - 096

Characteristics of American Culture
This course is designed for speakers of English as a second language who wish to improve their conversation as well as their writing and reading skills. The course examines beliefs, behaviors, and experiences that may be unique to the United States. Students read and discuss various documents (e.g., the Bill of Rights) as well as current essays. In addition, noteworthy TV programs, films, and speeches will be presented in class.

  • 6 hours/week for 15 weeks (summer session, 8 weeks)
    $1,575

ESLI - 097

Advanced Reading and Writing Course
This course is designed for students who need to develop reading and writing skills in preparation for academic courses. Students read and discuss essays and short stories and learn the conventions of essay writing in a variety of rhetorical modes.

  • 6 hours/week for 15 weeks (summer session, 8 weeks)
    $1,575

ESLI - 098

Advanced Course in Speaking and Listening Comprehension
This course emphasizes stress and intonation, and the appropriate use of idioms. Students learn to use spoken language in social, professional, and academic settings. In addition to participating in informal class discussions, students are expected to make formal presentations. Use of audio-video materials helps students develop listening comprehension skills.

  • 6 hours/week for 15 weeks (summer session, 8 weeks)
    $1,575

ESLI - 100

The Sounds of American English: A Course in Accent Reduction
This course is designed for speakers of English as a second language who are somewhat fluent in English but need to improve their pronunciation skills. Students have the opportunity to practice the sounds of American English extensively with the guidance of a professional instructor.

  • 3 hours/week for 15 weeks (summer session, 8 weeks)
    $740

ESLI - 595

Technical English
An advanced course that stresses the techniques and forms of scientific and technical writing for ESL students. It is primarily for graduate students who are studying computer science, engineering, environmental technology, or related fields. Students practice writing reports, manuals, memos, and analysis essays. In addition, students will learn the techniques of research and practice writing a research paper.

  • 4 hours/week for 15 weeks (summer session, 8 weeks)
    $1,385

ESLI - 596

Business English
An advanced course that emphasizes the development of vocabulary and idioms used in the business world. It is primarily for students in the M.B.A. program or similar majors. Students practice writing resumes, reports, memos, and correspondence. In addition, students will learn the techniques of research and practice writing a research paper.

  • 4 hours/week for 15 weeks (summer session, 8 weeks)
    $1,385

ESLI - 597

American Culture in Film
An advanced course that introduces students to American culture as depicted in films. The course emphasizes the development of listening comprehension, verbal, and writing skills. In addition, students will learn the techniques of research and practice writing a research paper. This course is recommended for graduate students in communication arts, but any qualified student may register.

  • 4 hours/week for 15 weeks
    $1,385

ESLI - 598

American Academic Writing
An advanced course on the writing conventions expected of students in American colleges and universities. Students become acquainted with the concepts of thesis and topic sentences, paragraph structures, and essay development. Students learn research techniques and practice writing a research paper. Throughout the semester, sentence structure and grammar rules are stressed.

  • 6 hours/week for 15 weeks (summer session, 8 weeks)
    $1,575

 

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