Intensive English Program

The University of Mississippi – Office of Global Engagement

The English Language Teacher Program (ELT)

The English Language Teacher Training Program (ELT) is designed for English language teachers, who want to improve their English language teaching and communication skills. The ELT program integrates intensive English language instruction with state-of-the-art teaching methods workshops. Students are enrolled in credit-bearing courses, incorporating modern technologies that assist in language learning.

TWO-WEEK PROGRAM

Curriculum

·       One (1) for-credit course (Topics in Intercultural Communication).

·       The course meets for 4 hours each day, 5 days per week (40 contact hours total).

·       Improve English language proficiency, learn about American culture in the classroom, and innovative language teaching methods.

·       Conduct a teaching demonstration and receive feedback from expert language teachers.

·       Opportunity to participate in 2-3 cultural activities each week.

FOUR-WEEK PROGRAM

Curriculum 

·       Two (2) for-credit courses – Topics in Intercultural Communication and Topics in American Culture.

·       Each course meets 2 hours per day, 5 days per week (80 contact hours total).

·       Improve English language proficiency, learn about American culture in the classroom and innovative language teaching methods.

·       Conduct a teaching demonstration and receive feedback from expert language teachers.

·       Opportunity to participate in 2-3 cultural activities each week.

 

 

Program Requirements

1.              Students must currently be employed as English language teachers –OR– be enrolled in an (English) teacher education program.

2.              Students should have English proficiency of a CEFR level B1 –OR– a test score of 47 on the TOEFL iBT, 5 on the IELTS, or 550 on the TOEIC. Students without official test scores may provide a letter from their institution establishing their English language proficiency.

3.              Students who have neither a test score nor a letter may elect to enroll in the program and take a placement test (Michigan Test of English Language Placement, for example) at the IEP upon arrival. However, students who score below a TOEFL ITP of 450 must enroll in regular IEP courses.

 

Program Costs Based on Academic Year 2017 – 2018

Item

2 Week

4 Week

     Tuition

$1,200

$2,350

     Campus Housing

$370

$515 (Summer)

$700 (Fall & Spring)

     Health Insurance

$75

$150

**Estimated Fees (see below)

$500

$700

**Total Estimated Cost of Attendance

$2,145

$3,715 (Summer)

$3,900 (Fall & Spring)

4.              **Additional Fees vary depending on student choices (e.g. optional meal plans), length of enrollment, and health requirements. The estimated additional fees in the chart above represent a typical new student choosing an average meal plan. Please contact us at iep@olemiss.edu if you have any questions or to request a customized estimate of the cost of attendance for any program.

 

The English Language Teacher Program.pdf

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