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Levels and Curriculum

Course Levels

Levels Elective Levels
Basic I Listening and Speaking I
Basic II Listening and Speaking II
Low Beginning Conversation through Video
High Beginning  
Intermediate  
High Intermediate  
Low Advanced  
High Advanced  
Advanced I  
Advanced II  

Curriculum

  • Grammar

The ELI teaches grammar as a foundation for communication.

  • Listening and Speaking

Conversation, discussion and structured listening practice help students gain confidence speaking and understanding English in everyday situations.

  • Reading and Writing

Students improve their ability to read and remember more, as well as learn how to write paragraphs, compositions and research papers for academic purposes.

  • Vocabulary and Idioms

The ELI teaches students the words needed to communicate clearly. Learning idioms helps students express themselves naturally in English.

 

Additional Information

 

TOEFL

In order to gain admission to an American university, the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required by most universities.  The University of Texas-Pan American offers the TOEFL test several times a year.

For further information visit the University Testing Center Web site or contact them at (956) 665-7584, (956)665-7585.

Student Grade Report

At the end of each term, the ELI sends all students a final evaluation of their performance in the program.

Certificates

At the end of each term, students who successfully complete the requirements of the ELI receive a Certificate of Completion. Also, Students with Perfect Attendance receive a Certificate.