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IEI Class Information

IEI Class Information

 

Course Number

Course Name

Course Description

Elementary Courses

IEI CE10A

Elementary Reading I

Focuses on the alphabet, phonics, and basic sight words.

IEI CE10B

Elementary Reading II

Expands knowledge of sight words and how to use phonics skills to learn new words. Prepares students to read very simple stories using familiar vocabulary.

IEI CE11A

Elementary Writing I

Teaches students how to format basic sentences about familiar topics.

IEI CE11B

Elementary Writing II

Teaches students how to write more complex sentences and basic paragraphs on familiar topics.

IEI CE12A

Elementary Speaking and Listening I/II

Develops students' ability to understand and produce basic spoken communication about familiar topics.

IEI CE12B

Elementary Speaking and Listening II

Develops students' ability to understand and produce simple spoken sentences on a variety of familiar topics. Includes basic listening strategies and targeted pronunciation practice of common English sounds.

IEI CE13A

Elementary Vocabulary and Grammar I

Introduces basic classroom-oriented and survival vocabulary. Teaches the grammar needed to produce basic phrases and sentences.

IEI CE13B

Elementary Vocabulary and Grammar II

Focuses on common university-oriented vocabulary and basic strategies for decoding unfamiliar vocabulary in context. Teaches the grammar needed to produce more complex sentences and transition between sentences in basic paragraphs.

Intermediate Courses

IEI CE20A

Intermediate Reading I

Focuses on reading short stories with controlled vocabulary and structure. Introduces basic reading genres and strategies to improve reading comprehension.

IEI CE20B

Intermediate Reading II

Focuses on reading more complex short stories and basic informative articles with some unfamiliar vocabulary. Continues emphasis on reading comprehensive strategies.

IEI CE21A

Intermediate Writing I

Teaches students how to write complex paragraphs on familiar topics. Introduces summary and response writing.

IEI CE21B

Intermediate Writing II

Prepares students to write simple essays and summary / response papers on familiar topics.

IEI CE22A

Intermediate Speaking and Listening I

Focuses on using basic listening strategies to interpret extended discourse on a variety of familiar topics. Emphasizes targeted pronunciation of more complex English sounds and practice with basic conversation.

IEI CE22B

Intermediate Speaking and Listening II

Teaches students to adapt a variety of listening strategies to interpret extended discourse on different topics with less-controlled vocabulary. Includes targeted pronunciation of more complex English sounds. Facilitates consistent practice in natural conversation settings with interlocutors of varied backgrounds and skill levels.

IEI CE23A

Intermediate Vocabulary and Grammar I

Introduces common vocabulary used in short stories and the basic strategies used to organize written and spoken discourse. Includes the grammar needed to produce increasingly complex sentences and paragraphs using a variety of tenses and aspects.

IEI CE23B

Intermediate Vocabulary and Grammar II

Introduces the Academic Word List (AWL). Teaches the grammar needed to produce increasingly complex written paragraphs and transition between paragraphs in written essays.

Advanced Courses

IEI CE30A

Advanced Reading I

Focuses on reading short novels and longer informative articles on unfamiliar topics. Continues emphasis on reading comprehension strategies and introduces comparison and contrast of different texts.

IEI CE30B

Advanced Reading II

Emphasizes reading books and academic articles on a variety of unfamiliar topics. Includes strategies for gathering information through reading for the purpose of producing original written work.

IEI CE31A

Advanced Writing I

Introduces rhetorical modes and develops students' ability to write more complex essays on a variety of topics.

IEI CE31B

Advanced Writing II

Teaches students how to write from readings, including basic research and documentation methods. Emphasizes writing for a variety of audiences and purposes and the use of different models to suit different writing situations.

IEI CE32A

Advanced Speaking and Listening I

Teaches students to adapt a variety of listening strategies to interpret extended discourse on unfamiliar topics across genres. Provides practice with spoken summary and response as part of simple oral presentations to the group. Continues emphasis on targeted pronunciation of more complex English sounds and consistent practice in natural conversation settings with interlocutors of varied backgrounds and skill levels.

IEI CE32B

Advanced Speaking and Listening II

Focuses on targeted listening practice for common academic situations, including analysis of university lectures. Requires longer oral presentations incorporating a variety of sources. Continues emphasis on targeted pronunciation of more complex English sounds and consistent practice in natural conversation settings with interlocutors of varied backgrounds and skill levels.

IEI CE33A

Advanced Vocabulary and Grammar I

Continues study of the Academic Word List (AWL). Focuses on the study of grammatical features common in academic discourse, such as passive voice.

IEI CE33B

Advanced Vocabulary and Grammar II

Continues study of the Academic Word List (AWL), with emphasis on using the words in appropriate contexts. Focuses on the study of grammatical features common in academic discourse, with emphasis on identifying and choosing appropriate features for different contexts.

The IEI offers five sessions per year. Each session lasts eight weeks. We accept new students for each session.

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