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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 400 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 is ALL-INCLUSIVE - with your paid tuition, you get:  20+ hours of instruction per week, assessment testing, orientation, all books & class materials needed, conversation practice each week with an American student, use of the language lab & tutors on campus, access to other language & writing workshops on campus,  a cultural field trip, and Certificate upon completion.  COST: $3,500 for the sixteen-week program*            $1,850 for summer 8-week session only* *$50 application fee and completed application needed prior to enrolling if you are an international student.  However, if you are NOT an international student (you are a US Citizen or are a resident or have a green card), you do NOT need to do an application or pay the $50 fee; you can enroll directly into the IEP. UPCOMING IEP SESSION DATES Spring, 2018 16-week session:     Thursday, January 11th – Thursday, May 10th (no class Jan. 15, Feb. 19th, March 12-15) Summer, 2018 8-week session:     Monday, May 21st – Thursday, July 12th (no class May 28th, July 4th) 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

63 sessions.

Start date: 08/17/17

End date: 12/07/17

Weekly - Thu, Tue 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM (8/17/2017-12/7/2017); Weekly - Mon, Wed 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM (8/21/2017-12/6/2017)

Tuition: $3,500.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

Room : Multiple  Room : 
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