ESLI Language Centers
These centers are integrated into the academic, social, and cultural life of each host university to give our students a fully enriched study abroad experience.
Located on the campus of the ESLI host schools, ESLI provides each student with the opportunity to interact with North American students in the dorms, social clubs, athletic events, school dining halls, on the tennis courts and soccer fields, etc.
Academic English & University Entrance
Students who attend ESLI have the choice of Academic English & University Entrance or English Only studies. The ESLI host universities offer academically qualified students admission to the university degree programs upon successful completion of the ESLI program.
The ESLI curriculum focuses on the needs and goals of each student. When students enroll in ESLI, they take a placement exam to determine which level of instruction is appropriate. ESLI in Canada has 5 levels plus a Pre-Masters level. ESLI in the USA offers 4 levels; Preparatory , Foundations, Intermediate and Pre-University. Each level targets students' abilities and motivates the students to progress in their language acquisition as quickly as possible.
Students learn, practice and use English in real and practical ways that are functional and life changing.
Students have to opportunity to live on campus, study English, and use the facilities of the university. ESLI students are immersed in an English speaking environment in their classes, in housing accommodations and during field trips and school activities.In order to advance to the next level or to complete the ESLI program, students must have the following averages in every class:
Preparatory - 70%
Foundations - 70%
Intermediate - 75%
Pre-University - 80%