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Programs

Intensive English  |  Language & Culture Enrichment  |  Specialty (ESPs)


1) Intensive English Language Programs

  • 5-week, 8-week, and 16-week sessions
  • Sessions begin in August and January
  • 20 hours of face-to-face instruction per week
  • Classes meet Monday - Friday
    • Monday - Thursday: 9:00 am - 2:50 pm (5 classes)
    • Friday: 9:00 am - 1:50 pm (4 classes)
  • Proficiency levels: 1) High- Beginner, 2) Intermediate, 3) High-Intermediate, 4) Advanced
  • Core curriculum: Academic Writing, Reading Comprehension, Listening and Speaking, Grammar
  • Students choose one additional course. Commonly offered elective courses: Test Preparation, Pronunciation, Popular English
Sample Class Schedule

 

Time 

Course

Daily

 

Monday – Friday

Class 1 

9:00 – 9:50

Reading Comprehension

Class 2 

10:00 – 10:50

Academic Writing

Class 3 

11:00  – 11:50

Speaking & Listening

Lunch 

11:50 – 1:00

- Lunch Break -

Class 4 

1:00 – 1:50

Grammar

Monday – Thursday

Class 5 

2:00 – 2:50

Elective


2) English Language & US Culture Summer Program

  • 5 weeks
  • Begins late June
  • Classes meet Monday - Thursday
  • 16 hours of instruction per week
  • Weekly excursions each Friday
Sample Class Schedule

 

 Time

Course

Daily

 

Monday – Thursday

Class 1

10:00 – 11:15

Writing and Grammar

Class 2

11:30  – 12:45

Reading and Vocabulary

Lunch

12:45 – 1:45

- Lunch Break - 

Class 4

1:00 – 1:50

Elective

(Options vary. Example courses: American Culture, Pronunciation, Business English)


3) English for Specific Purposes (ESP) & Special Programs

Upon request, UNCW ESL designs and offers programs for groups with specific curriculum or programming requests. Contact Maike Walbrecht <walbrechtm@uncw.edu>, Director of ESL, for more information or to make a request.