The Intensive Language Learning Program (I.L.P.) at Davis College is an in-class instructional English a Second Language (ESL) program. Classes include speaking, listening, reading, writing, grammar, and a number of elective courses. We immensely care about our students' pathway to college and future academic success, and thus we instill highly effective English proficiency tests (TOEFL, IELTS, etc.) preparation courses for eligible students. We not only pledge to offer the highest quality of education, but we also thrive to assist you through the process of admission to colleges and universities across the United States.
The I.L.P. is designed to generally assist international students who are non-native speakers to improve all English language skills they need to succeed in their academic, professional, and social endeavors. Our program offers English courses that are not only relevant to students' needs, but are also carefully designed based on contemporary research, especially in the field of teaching English as a second language (TESOL). The selected teaching methods and materials are the finest in the TESOL field, and are blended to effectively help students achieve their language learning objectives.
The program offers six instructional terms each year; each term is eight weeks long except the summer term, which is only four weeks long. Students must attend the five terms offered to successfully complete the full program and be rewarded the certificate of completion. The summer term is optional should the students choose to complete one of the elective courses. Classes meet five days a week: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday for in-class instruction and activities, while Friday is generally designated for learning through gaming and extracurricular activities. Furthermore, students are sometimes offered field trips and involvement in diverse public community events to enrich their communication and social skills.
2017 – 2018 Calendar Session 1: August 28 – October 20, 2017 Session 2: October 30 – December 22, 2017 Session 3: January 8 – March 2, 2018 Session 4: March 12 – May 4, 2018 Session 5: May 14 – July 6, 2018 Summer (Optional): July 16 – August 10, 2018