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This program is designed to prepare the limited English speaking person for college ESL study. It bridges the gap between life-skills English and beginning college ESL courses. It is multi-skills oriented, aiming at speaking, listening, reading, writing and grammar skills.
WOULD YOU LIKE TO STUDY ENGLISH IN CALIFORNIA?  JOIN OUR  INTENSIVE ENGLISH PROGRAM!   NO TOEFL NEEDED!   Cerritos College is an accredited two-year community college that offers a full-time Intensive English Program (IEP) where you can develop the language skills you need and be prepared to study and earn college credit at our college or any other college/university in the U.S.   It is also for individuals who may already have their degree or may not want to transfer to the credit side, but are wanting to improve their English language skills.  Our program and campus is a student-centered environment where you will be fully immersed into the English language and culture. Our program and campus is a student-centered environment where you will be fully immersed into the English language and culture. Our top notch faculty and staff are dedicated to making your learning and cultural experience rewarding. Our Intensive English Program is 16 weeks (4 months) and will provide you over 320 hours of Intensive English language training. Upon entering the program, you will be assessed and then will be assigned into a group (level 1 or level 2). We will meet Monday through Thursday and you will get instruction customized to your level – we will take you from where you are at with the English language and help you to effectively learn quickly how to improve your writing, reading, grammar and speaking abilities.  You will also be provided other opportunities outside of the classroom to practice what you are learning, such as field trips and conversation time with American students.  Throughout your time at Cerritos College, you’ll get personalized attention and support.  Our class sizes are small, so that you get individualized help from your teachers.  The International Student Center staff and the Community Education staff is here for you from the moment you apply through the completion of the program and after - We will be with you every step of the way!  Upon successful completion of the IEP, you can transition into your major field of study at Cerritos College, or transfer to any other college or university you choose to attend. Cerritos College has a very high transfer rate of its international students - our graduates transfer to top universities such as UCLA, USC, UCI, UC Berkeley, Cal State Long Beach and many more.  OUR INTENSIVE ENGLISH PROGRAM (IEP) is ALL-INCLUSIVE:                                       with your paid tuition, you will receive: • 20 hours each week of English language instruction; • Assessment testing upon entry to the program; • All program books & class materials; • ESL tutoring through the college’s language lab; • Access to specialized language workshops; • Field trip to experience American culture; and • Certificate upon completion of the program. IEP TUITION:  16-week Session - $3,500 for new students, $3,400 for returning students (please register directly through our office staff to qualify for this discount)                                                                                        REFERRAL INCENTIVE!           Current or previous IEP students can refer someone to the program;        If that person registers, the new student can get $100 off their registration                                                           AND                             the referring IEP student will get $100!      (You must register directly through our office to qualify for this incentive) INTERESTED IN APPLYING?  You must first complete the application - click here to download the application, or you can email or call the Office of International Student Services and get the application sent to you. You will complete this and submit the $50 application fee to the Office of International Student Services (OISS office).  Once it is received, the OISS office will work with you to complete the process to get you accepted into the Intensive English Program. You can also contact them regarding any questions you may have about applying or about the program. HAVE MORE QUESTIONS OR WANT MORE INFORMATION?  Email the OISS office at: or call us at 562-860-2451,extension 2133

62 sessions.

Start date: 08/16/18

End date: 12/06/18

Schedule : Weekly - Thu, Mon, Tue, Wed 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM; 62 sessions; starting 8/16/2018, ending 12/6/2018 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 9/3/2018, 11/12/2018, 11/22/2018)

Registration Fee $3,500.00

Materials Fee $0.00

Room :  TBD

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