Intensive English Program
The Drexel ELC Intensive English program has…
Six levels from beginning to advanced --
Successful students move up one level each term.
18 hours of required classes per week:
Core courses (15 hours per week, morning or afternoon)
Listening/Speaking classes focus on listening competence, pronunciation, vocabulary, and grammar, and enable students to develop their communication skills and abilities.
Reading/Writing classes help students improve their reading comprehension, vocabulary, grammatical structure and mechanics, mastery of paragraph and essay format, idea development, and writing process.
Special Topics (3 hours per week; 1 1/2 hours Monday-Wednesday or Tuesday-Thursday)
Special Topic classes concentrate on specific skills or test preparation, depending on your level. Examples include Vocabulary Development, Oral Presentations, English for Everyday Life, Advanced Grammatical Analysis, IELTS or TOEFL Preparation.