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English Language Institute

English Language Institute at Kendall College

Kendall College’s English Language Institute (ELI) in Chicago offers you the unique opportunity to receive intensive language instruction while immersing yourself in American culture and exploring Chicago, one of the most vibrant and popular travel destinations in United States. Using the well-known Cambridge University Press content as a teaching tool, we offer you student-centric programs led by our outstanding faculty, who have extensive experience in educating English Language learners.

Depending on your goals, our programs vary in length and apply to students at various levels. For students looking to improve their English for academic study in the United States, we offer six levels of instruction in ten-week quarters in our English Language Learning Program, and for those students looking to immerse themselves in American culture in the city of Chicago, we offer a four-week English Language Workshop.

For students who are pursuing a degree through Kendall College Programs, our 10-week program offers provisional admission to the college upon completion.

English Language Institute Options:

English Language Learners

Our 10-week program offers intensive, hands on immersion into the English language and American culture.

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English Language Learners, with Provisional Admission

Our 10-week program offers the option to also take a course in your major and apply for provisional enrollment into...

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English Language Workshop

Our 4-week program offers language instruction in the context of American culture.

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Our ELI faculty are trained to focus on listening, speaking, reading and writing skills with non-native speakers. They enjoy working...

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Our English Language Institute (ELI) offers study options for every level of English proficiency and different programs

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