English Language Institute - University of Texas-Pan American, McAllen area:
Located in Edinburg, in the McAllen area of the Rio Grande Valley, southern Texas, the English Language Institute at the University of Texas-Pan American provides English language instruction to students, professionals and other individuals whose first language is not English. We provide a wide range of semi-intensive and intensive courses from Basic to High Advanced level. We also offer a 3-week Special Summer Program for students ages 12 years or older.
Basic Beginner to High Advanced English Language Courses:
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.
The High Advanced levels teach important test-taking strategies and language skills such as advanced grammar, reading, writing, listening and speaking skills needed to succeed in an American university.
Study options include:
- Intensive English Courses (8-weeks)
- Semi Intensive Courses (12 weeks)
- Summer English Course (3 weeks)
- Basic I
- Basic II
- Low Beginning
- High Beginning
- High Intermediate
- Low Advanced
- High Advanced
- Advanced I
- Advanced II