ERIC Number: ED411737
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
English Language & Orientation Programs in the United States Offered by U.S. Institutions of Higher Education and Private Language Schools.
Steen, Sara J., Ed.; De Angelis, Carl, Ed.
This directory describes over 800 preacademic intensive English Programs and English as a Second Language (ESL) courses open to international students at undergraduate and graduate levels. Listed by state first are Intensive English Programs, full-time preacademic educational programs offering at least 15 hours of intensive English classes each week. Listed separately by state are ESL courses for international students; these offer fewer than 15 hours of instruction each week. Each entry includes the name of the sponsor college or other institution, the title of the program, its address, telephone and FAX numbers, e-mail, and Internet addresses. There is an extensive bibliographic guide to funding support for study in the United States. Appendices provide the standards for postsecondary programs of Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages; the National Association of International Educators principles of self-study programs; a list of University and College Intensive English Programs consortium member organizations; a list of American Association of Intensive English Programs member organizations. Indexes are provided of sponsoring institutions, beginning dates of programs, and programs for English for specific purposes including business, science, teaching assistantships, and other professions. (JLS)
Descriptors: College Instruction, College Students, English (Second Language), Foreign Students, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Program Descriptions, Second Language Instruction, Undergraduate Study
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Publication Type: Books; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Institute of International Education, New York, N.Y.