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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 of English proficiency.

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

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English Language Institute Options:

English Language Learners

Our 8-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 popular 10-week program offers the option to also take a course in your major and apply for provisional enrollment...

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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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Kendall College's Early Childhood Education degree program offers six relevant concentrations so you can customize your degree.

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