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English Language and Culture Institute - University of Alabama at Birmingham:
The English Language and Culture Institute (ELCI) is a professional resource for English language learning and cross-culture training located in the School of Education at the University of Alabama in Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama in the southern region of the USA. English language study: English for Academic Purposes, English for Corporate/Professional Purposes, and English for the Community. Cross-cultural communication seminars are also available for groups interested in increasing their cross-cultural knowledge and communicative ability. The ELCI offers a range of ESL courses to students, area residents, business people, local corporations, and international visitors. As the city's professional language learning resource for adults and higher education, the ELCI is committed to "Bridging Cultures through Language" through playing an active role in our region's emerging international identity.

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Photo of Academic English Programs in AlabamaThe English Language and Culture Institute (ELCI) exists to serve the needs of non-native English speakers in the central Alabama region through superior English language training. The ELCI also exists to serve as a cross-cultural training resource for Americans and internationals in the Birmingham area. Part-time and full-time English language courses are offered through our institute. As a special service to local companies, classes and training are available on site.

Mission:

The ELCI strives to foster communication among cultures through innovative English language courses and cross-cultural training opportunities.

Purpose
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The ELCI has a three-fold purpose in its commitment to the metropolitan Birmingham area:

1. To address the unmet English language learning needs of UAB’s international community, specifically its undergraduate student population, and provide necessary cross-cultural learning opportunities for international students.
2. To meet the specific needs of employees of greater Birmingham area businesses in the areas of English language study and/or cross-cultural training.
3. To provide relevant, need-based English language instruction to Birmingham’s international community at large.

Programs:

Intensive English Program with Pronunciation and Accent Training, Improving Listening Skills, Study Skills, Intercultural Communication, TOEFL Prepatation, SAT Preparation, GRE Preparation; Part-time English Language Study; Cross-cultural Communication Training; Workplace English Programs; Specialized Intensive English Programs; Corporate English Tutoring.

Accommodation:
Image of Academic English Programs in Alabama On-campus housing is available. Please apply in advance to reserve a room.

Student Activities:
The ELCI offers a variety of out-of-class activities for students to practice their English and experience the culture and history of Birmingham, Alabama, and the southeastern United States. Examples of activities include friendship partners, English corner, field trips to local museums and state parks, and optional weekend outings to build friendships with students and teachers.

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Address: 13th South Street, Birmingham, Alabama , USA
Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2020-01-05 were from:

Italy/Milano, Italy;   Moody, AL;   Birmingham/ Alabama/ Hoover;   Birmingham;   BIRMINGHAM;   South Korea;   Mexico;   Albertville;   Homewood;   Birminghan, Alabama;   and more.
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Kaplan International New York - Empire State
Courses / Programs
• Study English in one of the world’s most widely recognized buildings - the Empire State Building!

• Kaplan International's modern English school on the 63rd floor is a state-of-the-art language learning facility, offering a comprehensive range of English courses to help students of all English levels advance their academic and professional careers.

• With over 40 years of experience providing first-class English language education, Kaplan International offers you high standards of teaching and student care, along with quality English courses and accommodation at our English school in New York.

• With over 40 English schools in eight countries, Kaplan International, world leaders in English language education, has been teaching English as a foreign language to students and professionals since 1967.

• Our English language schools in New York are accredited by ACCET, and citizens of 82 countries studied at our Empire State Manhattan ESL school last year.

Student Reviews:
"Kaplan has been one of the most amazing experiences in my life where I met a lot of friends from around the world and also discovered NYC very well."
- Ahmad

”I never got bored at school, every teacher is interactive with the students. There are lots of things to do here. The night life in New York is awesome, this city never sleeps!”
- Elvira
Beginner to Advanced Level English Language Courses:

• General English classes
• General English Academic Year/Semester options
• Intensive English courses
• Intensive English Academic Year/Semester options
• 'Best of America' Academic Year program
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• Business English for professionals / executives
• TOEFL and Academic English
American Language Programs, Inc.
Courses / Programs
• Learn English in the USA or Canada and live with your English language teacher! American Language Programs (ALP) offers English language homestay programs which allow students to combine homestay accommodation in the home of their teacher with private English lessons.

• Whether you are a total beginner or have an advanced level of English, your English classes will be designed to meet your individual needs.

• We teach students from around the world between the ages of 12 - 80. You can choose to stay from one week or up to three months and longer stays can also be arranged.

• The emphasis of our program is that students have the opportunity to practice using English. Your teacher and homestay host is a highly qualified teacher usually with many years of training & experience and one or more academic degrees from well-known colleges or universities.

We offer ESL Homestay Programs in:
• Boston, Massachusetts
• New York City, NY / New Jersey
• Honolulu, Hawaii
• Phoenix, Arizona
• Los Angeles & San Francisco, California
• Orlando, Kissimmee, Miami, Palm Beach & Boca Raton, Florida
• Vancouver, BC in Canada

Student Testimonial:
"I stayed three times with my family. Living with a family and having several hours of classes each day is a 10 (10 being top!). It's a wonderful way to improve one's English painlessly and discover the "real American life."
- Benedicte, France
English Language + Homestay Programs:

• Our Standard Homestay Program
• Business English & Specialized Vocabulary
• Deluxe / 4-Star Program
• Public Speaking / Business English Instruction
• TOEFL, GRE, GED, LLM Exam Preparation
• University Application / Registration
• Corporate / Workplace English classes
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• English language pronunciation, including grammar, vocabulary, and accent reduction...
Crossing Borders Group, LLC, Texas
Courses / Programs
Learn English in Texas USA with the Crossing Borders Group. We provide English classes for adults, teenagers & children in San Antonio, Houston, Katy, and Spring / The Woodlands. Our courses range from beginners to advanced levels.

Our Intensive / Semi-Intensive English programs feature comprehensive and accredited English classes for students and professionals who want to learn English as a second language. We also offer Corporate / Business English training, as well as a range of Specialized English programs.

Crossing Border English (ESL) classes are customized to meet your needs. Our teachers do a full evaluation of your language skills and needs in order to determine what steps are needed to meet your language-learning goals. With Crossing Borders on your side you will show improvement within your first lesson.

At Crossing Borders, all of our instructors are proven techniques for teaching English as a foreign language. In addition to in-class lessons and activities, you can expect your teacher to assign additional homework to reinforce what you learned in class and enhance your retention.
Intensive English Programs for Adults:
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Institute Of Intensive English, Hawaii
Courses / Programs
The Institute of Intensive English (IIE) is the highest quality English school in Hawaii. We are a full-service English school located in Waikiki, Honolulu, one block from Waikiki Beach. IIE issues I-20s for U.S. student visas.

We are accredited by ACCET (Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training), an accrediting body officially recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Our teachers are very experienced and highly-qualified. We have been teaching English to international students for over 20 years. We offer small class sizes, and Total English immersion with our English only policy.

All students receive an IIE certificate on completion of their course. The certificate shows the level and the duration of study.

One of the safest places in the USA, Hawaii is an excellent choice for studying English abroad. We give our students a total Hawaiian study experience, which means we provide exciting weekly Hawaiian Cultural activities, and fun daily social activities. Both are great ways to enjoy your time in Hawaii, explore the island, meet new friends, and practice your English!

We offer a variety of accommodation options with a range of prices: Homestay, Condominiums & Apartments, Shared Student Housing and Dormitories.

Student Testimonial:

"All of the teachers are kind at IIE. When I ask something, their help is always really really useful. If you study abroad for the first time, I want to recommend IIE to you. I really like Hawaii's weather, and you will too!"
English Classes for Adults:
Beginner to Advanced Levels

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Crossing Borders - Katy TX (Houston area) & ONLINE via Zoom video
Courses / Programs
• Due to the current public health crisis, we are now offering ONLINE English lessons for Houston-based, Texas, nation-wide and international students via Zoom video conferencing (Our students love it - adults & kids!) from the convenience of your own home. Contact us today for class details!

• Located in Katy, 30 minutes west of Houston TX, Crossing Borders provides quality English language classes for local adults and international students of all levels - from complete beginner to advanced. Our English courses include Intensive English, ACT, SAT and TOEFL Exam preparation, and English Conversation classes.

• Private lessons can take place at our center, your home or office or other location of your choice in the West Houston area.

• Our English classes for adults place an emphasis on conversation and small groups (2 to 8 students), allowing students plenty of time and individual attention to practice and excel.

• Not only does Crossing Borders want our students to learn to speak, write and read English, we also want you to experience the culture and love it the same way we do!

• In addition to our General English classes that focus on grammar and conversation, we provide a lot of opportunities for you to practice your conversation skills.

• Our cultural language approach is an awesome way to love the English language and American culture and understand many of the differences.
Online / English Classes
For beginners, intermediate & advanced

• General English classes
• Intensive / Semi-intensive English classes
• Private English lessons for adults & children
• TOEFL Exam Preparation
• SAT test prep
• ACT test prep
• English Conversation classes
• American Pronunciation & Accent Reduction
• English courses for families
• English classes for kids, high school students
• After-school English classes for elementary & middle school ages 7-10 & 11-14 years old
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KEF USA English Programs ORLANDO, FLORIDA
Courses / Programs
• Learn English in Orlando, Florida - one of the top travel destinations in the United States and worldwide!

• Our goal at KEF USA is to ensure students make the most of their time learning English in Orlando FL.

• In partnership with an award-winning college, we provide total-immersion ESL programs that focus on each student's ability to communicate effectively in American English.

• Unique to KEF USA is that all teachers have a master’s degree in TESOL.

• Students enrolled in a KEF USA Program will quickly become immersed in American English and culture, improving their language skills considerably.

• All of our English courses are accredited by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation (CEA).

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ToCollegeUSA - English plus College Preparation
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