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. Learn more about the mission of the IEI.
The IEI Office will be closed November 24-28, 2014. If you need immediate assistance, please email the IEI at: email@example.com or call 217.333.6598
- Accepting applications now!
- Registration is June 8, 2015
- Classes begin - June 15, 2015
- Accepting applications now!
- Registration is August 19-20, 2015
- Classes begin - September 1, 2015
Would you like to help international students practice their English and learn about American culture? Volunteer with the ConvoPartners program, and you will meet new people and learn about other countries and cultures. (More information...)
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English as a Second Language Class for Visiting Scholars and Postdocs
The Intensive English Institute will offer an English class for international visiting scholars and postdocs. Classes are Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2:00pm to 3:50pm, March 3 through May 5. Late arrivals are welcome; enrollment is limited. Registration fee is $290. To apply, go to this link: https://illinois.edu/fb/sec/8987354. For further information, view this file, or contact the instructor, Dr. Sue Ingels, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Intensive English Institute is a member of the University and College Intensive English Programs (UCIEP).
The Intensive English Institute is a member of the American Association of Intensive English Programs (AAIEP).
- Chit Chat
- 4/2/2015, 5:00 pm
- Movie Outing
- IEI Volunteering: Times Center
- 4/4/2015, 10:30 am
- Travel Around the World
- 4/8/2015, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
- IEI Cooking Show/Recipe Contest
- 4/10/2015, 5:30 pm
- 2nd Annual International Masquerade Ball
- 4/11/2015, 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
- IEI Spelling Bee
- IEI Final Reception
- 5/6/2015, 7:30 pm
Come help our Intensive English Institute students learn the art of chit chat! We will provide conversation topics, but you can chat about anything. All are welcome and invited.
Meet at Union
Go to a movie theater to watch film in theaters! Bring money to buy movie ticket and snacks such as popcorn and drinks if desired.
Meet at Illini Union at 10:30am to join us to volunteer at the Times Center, a homeless shelter in town. We will be serving lunch there and cleaning the kitchen area afterwards. All are welcome to join.
Engineering Quad (across Green St. from Illini Union)
International Student and Scholar Services and the Intensive English Institute present the 4th annual Travel Around the World (TAtW) event! TAtW is an interactive experience that promotes cultural awarness and understanding. “Travelers" will collect stamps and information from each "cultural destination” (booths set up by campus cultural organizations), as well as enjoy music and food samples from all around the world. Use the stamps you collect to receive a t-shirt and enter the raffle drawing.
IEI Students: Contact Natalie if you'd like to participate as a volunteer!
University YMCA Latzer Hall
Join the Intensive English Institute for the 2nd Annual International Masquerade Ball. Bring a mask, wear your fancy clothes, and come dance the night away!
Sponsored in conjunction with Illinois International Week (April 6-12th, 2015).
All are invited to attend this free event.
join us for IEI's first spelling bee! We will post details as soon as they become available.
Illini Union Ballroom
Please arrive at 7pm. Ceremony will begin at 7:30pm.
Dress is business casual.