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The IEI's Intensive English Program is a 20-hour-per-week academic program designed for students who want to develop skills they will need in undergraduate and graduate programs in US universities and students who want to build English skills for their professional career.

 

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Spring 2014

Summer 2014

  • Now accepting applications!
  • Deadline to apply - May 10, 2014
  • Registration begins - June 9, 2014
  • Classes begin - June 16, 2014
  • Student Calendar

Fall 2014

  • Now accepting applications!
  • Deadline to apply - July 15, 2014
  • Registration begins - August 20, 2014
  • Classes begin - September 2, 2014
  • Student Calendar

 

English as a second language for visiting scholars & postdocs

The Intensive English Institute will offer an English class for international visiting scholars and postdocs.

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IEI's Transition to Illinois Program

Program for incoming UIUC freshmen. (More information...)

Be an American Conversation Partner!

Would you like to help international students practice their English and learn about American culture first hand? Volunteer as a Conversation Partner, and you will meet new people and learn about other countries and cultures. (More information...)

IEI Teachers Give Back: Educational Justice Project Wins A Global Prize for Collaborative Social Justice Leadership

IEI teachers LuAnn Sorenson and Jim Sosnowski are two of several volunteers with the Educational Justice Project, a program that seeks to educate those imprisoned through language instruction and language tutor training. As a result of their efforts, EJP has been awarded $10,000 for being "a model academic program." We are so proud of the work LuAnn and Jim have done to promote social justice through education and selfless leadership. For more information on the project and the award check out these two videos.
Awards Application Video
Awards Announcement

Job Openings

The Intensive English Institute, a unit of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, provides full-time English instruction for international students whowe academic and/or professional objectives require proficiency in English. The IEI is seeking several positions for the upcoming summer and fall terms. Please see the individual job postings for each.

Lecturer positions

For complete details visit: http://go.illinois.edu/IEIFa14Lect

Full consideration will be given to complete applications received by April 4, 2014.

Illinois is an AA-EOE.

Summer Visiting Lecturer Positions

For complete details visit: http://go.illinois.edu/IEISu14VstLect

Full consideration will be given to complete applications received by April 4, 2014.

Illinois is an AA-EOE.

Visiting Lecturer Position

For complete details visit: http://go.illinois.edu/IEIFa14VstLect

Full consideration will be given to complete applications received by April 4, 2014.

Illinois is an AA-EOE.

Why study at the IEI?

IEI Mission Statement

Professional Membership

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The Intensive English Institute is a member of the University and College Intensive English Programs (UCIEP).

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The Intensive English Institute is a member of the American Association of Intensive English Programs (AAIEP)

Upcoming Events

4/24/2014
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
IEI Chit Chat is a meeting where we talk about different topics on American culture. This is a great opportunity to practice your English listening and speaking skills. ConvoPartners are also welcomed to join this event!
5/2/2014
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
ConvoPartners students and volunteers are invited to join us for a casual gathering over the lunch hour.
5/7/2014
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Come celebrate the end of the semester with the IEI!
6/9/2014 - 6/10/2014
8:30 am
6/10/2014
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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